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IT & Biscuits program helps locals keep up to speed

Publish on 06 Feb 2018 All suburbs Airds, Ambarvale, Bardia, Blair Athol, Blairmount, Bow Bowing, Bradbury, Campbelltown, Claymore, Denham Court, Eagle Vale, Englorie Park, Eschol Park, Gilead, Glen Alpine, Glenfield, Gregory Hills, Holsworthy, Ingleburn, Kearns, Kentlyn, Leumeah, Long Point, Macquarie Fields, Macquarie Links, Menangle Park, Minto, Minto Heights, Mount Annan, Raby, Rosemeadow, Ruse, St Andrews, St Helens Park, Varroville, Wedderburn, Woodbine, Woronora Dam,

Media release - 6 February 2018

Not sure how to attach a photo to an email? Facebook privacy is causing you some concern? Need to know how to add a contact to your mobile phone? Campbelltown City Library Services can help!

Tech-in-20 provides one-on-one assistance, answering questions and addressing problems in 20 minute sessions, and covering a range of technology types, including tablets, laptops and mobile phones.

The workshops are part of the Library Service IT & Biscuits program – free computer and information technology (IT) sessions, which aim to give residents a basic understanding of computers and how they work, as well as a hands-on guide to emailing, searching the internet, cyber safety and mastering Facebook and Instagram.

The program resumes on Wednesday 21 February, and this year’s sessions also include the ‘A Buyer’s Guide’ series with tips on how to go about researching to find the best device for your needs, and what to look out for when purchasing a phone, tablet or laptop.

Participants are encouraged to bring along their own device, and tea, coffee and biscuits are provided at the relaxed and friendly sessions.

Complementing IT & Biscuits, the Tech Savvy Seniors program offers free training in the use of computers, the internet, email and social media specifically for seniors, and sessions will be held in Hindi at HJ Daley Library from Tuesday 1 May.

Mayor of Campbelltown, Cr George Brticevic, said information technology was always changing, and Council’s IT & Biscuits program provided locals with access to information and advice on how to best keep up with those changes.

“Participants have the opportunity to learn new skills, better understand the use of both apps and their favourite devices – whether it be a phone, tablet or laptop, and to pick up tips on staying safe online,” he said.

“The Tech-in-20 sessions are also a great initiative, inviting participants to bring along their portable advice for one-on-one help with questions, or to resolve problems.”

Bookings are essential as places are limited. Call any Campbelltown City Library Service, or 4645 4444 to secure a place.

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