Technology Workshops

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Tech Connect - Express

Book online or drop in for 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.

  • Woollahra Library at Double Bay - 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 in Term 1. 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.

Upcoming events

  • Tech savvy seniors

    Tech Savvy Seniors gives older people the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to use technology for socialising, accessing important services or conducting personal business. The 3-week introductory module provides foundational knowledge for those at the beginning of their journey with technology.

    Thursday 20 February 2020, 10:00am-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 5 March 2020, 6:30pm-8:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Tech savvy seniors

    Tech Savvy Seniors gives older people the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to use technology. This workshop covers the basics of internet security: the things that can potentially go wrong and the simple steps you can take to avoid them.

    Thursday 12 March 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Tech savvy seniors

    Tech Savvy Seniors gives older people the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to use technology. This workshop covers the basic steps you need to help keep in touch with your family and friends using email.

    Thursday 19 March 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Tech Bites: Storing Your Digital Photos

    Join technology educator Andrew Christie to learn how you can use Google photos, Apple photos and iCloud to manage and access your photos.

    Saturday 21 March 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Tech savvy seniors

    Tech Savvy Seniors gives older people the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to use technology. In this workshop, we will cover using email and Facebook to share your photos and files.

    Thursday 26 March 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Tech savvy seniors

    Tech Savvy Seniors gives older people the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to use technology. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of how to navigate your way around a smartphone with a touchscreen.

    Thursday 2 April 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Tech savvy seniors

    Tech Savvy Seniors gives older people the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to use technology. This session is designed to build your confidence using online banking.

    Thursday 9 April 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Tech savvy seniors

    Tech Savvy Seniors gives older people the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to use technology. This session walks you through the internet’s most popular social media applications such as Facebook, Skype, Twitter and WhatsApp.

    Thursday 16 April 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

  • Tech savvy seniors

    Tech Savvy Seniors gives older people the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to use technology. In this workshop, you will learn what an app is and how to use three different transport apps for trains, buses and other forms of public transport to get around. Participants are encouraged to bring their own smartphone.

    Thursday 23 April 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm ()

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

Enquiries

For more information, please contact:

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