Become a Tech Savvy Senior

Cessnock and Kurri Kurri Libraries are encouraging local seniors to become more tech savvy by taking part in their upcoming fun and free technology workshops. 

Cessnock and Kurri Kurri Libraries are encouraging local seniors to become more tech savvy by taking part in their upcoming fun and free technology workshops.

Local seniors are invited to join one or all of these small, friendly workshops supported by expert staff to learn new skills to get connected or simply how to master your smart phone, computer or tablet.

The following FREE workshops are on offer:  

Be Connected Workshops - Cessnock City Library Fridays 10am-12 noon

Friday 18 October:  Online Hobbies - This topic covers some of the fun hobbies you can do online.

Friday 1 November:  More Online Skills - In this topic, you will learn how to safely shop online and how to connect with friends and family using social networks.  

Friday 15 November:  Connecting to Others - This topic will teach you how to get set up with the correct equipment to make video calls.  

Special Event

Friday 18 October 2-4pm:  Danger Detective  - Join tech expert Jess Jones for this fantastic workshop to help you stay safe online and get connected.  

Tech Savvy Seniors iPad/tablet Workshops

Cessnock Library Monday 4 November 9.30-11.30am - Introduction to your iPad

Kurri Kurri Library Monday 4 November 1pm-3pm - Introduction to Android tablets    

Library Services Coordinator, Rose-marie Walters is encouraging local seniors to take advantage of these wonderful opportunities.  

“It’s about teaching you that technology isn’t terrifying or to be avoided, but can be an incredibly useful tool when you have the skills to get the most out your device.”   Each event includes a free morning or afternoon tea and bookings are essential. Book online under ‘Events and bookings’ at libraries.cessnock.nsw.gov.au, through the event listing on our ‘Cessnock City Library’ Facebook page or by calling Cessnock Library on 4993 4399 or Kurri Kurri Library on 4937 1638.

 10/10/2019