Technology Workshops

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Tech Connect - Express

Book a free 20 minute one-on-one computer assistance session with Woollahra Libraries volunteers.

You may bring in your own devices or use the library computers depending on what you would like to learn.

To guide us and to help you get the most out of these sessions, please come prepared with either specific questions you would like to ask, or an idea of what you would like to learn about (e.g. email, ebay, downloading an eBook).

Visit the links above to find a session and book in.

Tech Bites

A series of monthly workshops, with a different topic each month, designed to meet the technology learning needs of the local community.

  • Double Bay Library - Friday 11:00am-12:00pm (once a month)
  • Paddington Library - Friday 1:00pm-2:00pm (once a month)

Tech at Ascham

Tech at Ascham (previously know as 'Easy PC') is a free, weekly digital technology training program which runs for 5-7 weeks, offering personalised learning for people aged 55+.

The next course runs for 6 weeks In Term 3. Booking available now. We ask participants to commit to all sessions to take full advantage of the program and to minimise disruption to students.

Parking is available at Edgecliff Centre, 287-295 New South Head Rd. There is no parking onsite.

Tuition is provided on a one-on-one basis by high school students under teacher supervision. The program offers participants an introduction to computer skills or digital skills development. Schools offer use of computers, or you can bring your own device (such as; laptops, tablets, phones).

Please note you must be a resident of the Woollahra Local Government Area to participate in the Tech at Ascham program and preference is given to first-time attendees.

Easy PC - Ascham School

Topics include

  • Introduction to computer skills (Windows 7, Windows XP, Office for Mac)
  • Creating and managing an email account
  • Google searches and tools
  • Online databases and finding services for Seniors
  • Social media (limited)
  • Uploading photos from your camera to the computer
  • Applications (for iPads)

What others say about Tech at Ascham

The girls were very helpful with all my devices. Thanks so much for the thoughtful event that council has arranged for senior citizens.

Enquiries

For more information, please contact:

Woollahra Libraries
Telephone: 9391 7100
Email: library@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

Upcoming Events

  • Tech at Ascham - 6 week course

    A free 6 week course for people aged 55+ years with one-on-one tuition offered by high school students to help build up your skills and confidence in a relaxed, informal and supportive environment.

    Monday 29 July 2019, 3:45pm-5:00pm ()

    Ascham School, 188 New South Head Road, Edgecliff

  • Tech Bites: Introducing Virtual Reality

    Led by a technology educator learn about Virtual Reality – what it is, how it works and how you can use it.

    Saturday 17 August 2019, 11:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Tech Bites: Introducing Virtual Reality

    Led by a technology educator learn about Virtual Reality – what it is, how it works and how you can use it.

    Saturday 17 August 2019, 2:00pm-3:00pm ()

    Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

  • 3d printer tech bites

    Learn about the 3D printing process and get ready for your first 3D print.

    Saturday 31 August 2019, 10:30am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • 3d printer tech bites

    Learn about the 3D printing process and get ready for your first 3D print.

    Thursday 26 September 2019, 6:30pm-8:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay