October - Go Digital

RB Digital

Go Digital month is sponsored by RB Digital, who provide our free app for digital magazines and comics. 

Highlights for October

Digital Skills Masterclasses

Digital Skills Masterclasses

October is full to bursting with IT masterclasses at libraries across Barnet. Learn about Instagram, social media, online shopping and how to store your photos. Discover the wonders of the Barnet Digital Library and the wealth of resources available for learning and leisure from eBooks and eAudiobooks to digital magazines, newspapers and comics. See table for dates, times and locations.

Get Online Week 2019

Get Online Week

Get Online Week is a week-long, annual celebration co-ordinated by The Good Things Foundation. Thousands of events will be taking place each year in communities across the UK, giving everyone the chance to find the help they need to improve their digital skills.

This year, Get Online Week will return on 14-20 October. Barnet libraries are proud to be taking part once again with a series of events at Chipping Barnet library.

Micro:bits workshop

A micro:bit

Learn simple coding with micro:bits. Borrow micro:bits from the library to make your own digital creations at home.

Edgware library | Saturday 19 October | 2.30 - 3.30pm | Children aged 8 + | Free

Robots in the library

Robots in the library

Robots are taking over the library in a session that mixes craft and coding, robotics, learning, discovery and fun! Learn about coding with our Lego and Movi robots. Take part in some creative robot craft and help us to build a ‘code-a-pillar’! See table for dates, times and locations.

2 Day Animation Workshop


Learn to animate with paper, charcoal, your trusty smart phone and a little imagination. Booking required. Please visit to book your place.

Chipping Barnet library | Tues 22 & Weds 23 October | 10am - 1pm | Children aged 8 + | £3.50 per child

Download Year of Learning programme September - December

Barnet Libraries Year of Learning programme September - December 2019 (PDF, 1.7MB)

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