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Tech Savvy Seniors
Tech Savvy Seniors graduate at Cowra

Cowra Tech Savvy Seniors Graduates

 

Tech Savvy Seniors graduate at Cowra

Congratulations! A group of eight Tech Savvy Seniors enjoyed their internet class at Cowra Library during the week. They learnt about emailing, sending and receiving messages and photos. After a three hour training session including morning tea, all participants were presented with a Certificate – graduating as Tech Savvy. It is fantastic to see people using the library to embrace technology.

Trainer Michael Horth and Cowra Branch Librarian Caroline Eisenhauer prepare internet classes

Seniors Can Gain Internet Skills at Cowra Library

Trainer Michael Horth and Cowra Branch Librarian Caroline Eisenhauer prepare internet classes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cowra Library will be offering Tech Savvy Seniors Courses in September. We often have requests for help with how to make the most use of the internet, send emails, social media or just ways to stay safe online. Tech Savvy Seniors is an opportunity for participants to gain these skills. Tech Savvy Seniors is an initiative of the State Library of NSW, NSW Ageing Strategy, the Telstra Digital Inclusion Strategy and Central West Libraries.

Cowra Basic Computer Tech Savvy Seniors Classes will be held:

Thursday 11 September – Introduction to the Internet 10am – 1pm

Thursday 18 September – Introduction to email 10am – 1pm

If you are interested in a class, please phone Cowra Library on 6340 2180 to guarantee your place.

 

Michael and Mal with the class

Tech Savvy Seniors Learn About Smartphones

 

Michael and Mal with the class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jill and Rhoma practise their new skills
Jill and Rhoma practise their new skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was a full class for Tech Savvy Seniors learning how to make the most of their smartphones at Orange City Library. The program is an initiative of the State Library of NSW, NSW Ageing Strategy and the Telestra Digital Inclusion Strategy. Fantastic to see so many keen participants. Keep practising everyone.

 

 

Bronwyn and Michael announce Sat Tech Savvy Seniors Classes

Book now: Forbes Tech Savvy Seniors Saturday Class

Bronwyn and Michael announce Saturday Tech Savvy Seniors Classes

Seniors interested in learning more about social media and smartphones on Saturday 9th August are asked to book their place at Forbes Library:

* 10am – 12 noon Introduction to Social Media (including facebook, photos)

* 1pm – 3pm Introduction to Smartphones (contacts, apps)

Please register and book your place before Thursday 7th August by calling Forbes LIbrary on 6852 1463.

 

Recent Tech Savvy Seniors graduates Joan, Neville & Wendy with trainer Monica.

Tech Savvy Seniors – places available at Orange

Recent Tech Savvy Seniors graduates Joan, Neville, Wendy & Robert with trainer Monica.

Make the most of your smartphone or iPad. Limited places are available in the following Tech Savvy Seniors classes at Orange City Library:

 Introduction to Smartphone – Tuesday 5 August at 1pm

Learn to navigate your way around a smartphone with a touchscreen. Learn to turn the phone on and off, make and receive calls, add a contact, look up a contact, and change the volume. Also learn about apps, what they are, how to download them, and their costs.

Introduction to Tablets – IPAD – Tuesday 12 August at 1pm

Learn  to navigate the web using a tablet device. Discover the differences between a PC and a tablet and how the two can work together. Learn how to start up programs on your tablet, connect wirelessly to the internet and how to navigate using a virtual keyboard.

Introduction to Smartphones – Wednesday 13 August at 10am

Introduction to Tablets – Android – Wednesday 20 August at 10am

If you are interested in any of these courses please phone the Library on 6393 8120 to add your name to the list. Tech Savvy Seniors Project Officer Monica Engel will confirm places in the course by directly contacting participants.