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Online Tech Connect - Express

Please note all in-person Tech Connect - Express sessions have been suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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.

Limited spaces available, bookings are essential. See our Events Calendar or sign up to our eNewsletter for upcoming dates.


Tech Bites

Please note all in-person Tech Bites sessions have been suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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

Registration is essential, stayed tuned for updates on the next Tech Bites session. Sign up to our eNewsletter for regular updates.

Tech at Ascham

Please note all Tech at Ascham sessions have been suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Tech at Ascham is a free, weekly digital technology training program which runs for 5-7 weeks, offering personalised learning for people aged 55+.

The course runs quarterly during each School Term, and we ask participants to commit to all sessions. This allows participants to take full advantage of the program and minimises 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
  • 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.

Registration is essential, stayed tuned for dates for the next term of Tech at Ascham. Sign up to our eNewsletter for regular updates.

Tech Savvy Seniors

Please note all Tech Savvy Seniors sessions have been suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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.

This program is a partnership between Woollahra Libraries, NSW Government, Telstra and the State Library of NSW.

Tech Savvy Seniors

  • Woollahra Library at Double Bay - Thursdays 10:00am-12:00pm

Registration is essential, stayed tuned for dates for the next term of Tech Savvy Seniors. Sign up to our eNewsletter for regular updates.


Upcoming events

  • Person with smartphone and laptop

    Gain one-on-one computer and technology assistance from a library volunteer in an express virtual 20 minute session. Participants must be able to access Zoom via phone or web link.

    Friday 6 November 2020, 3:00pm-4:00pm ()

    Online Event

  • Person with smartphone and laptop

    Gain one-on-one computer and technology assistance from a library volunteer in an express virtual 20 minute session. Participants must be able to access Zoom via phone or web link.

    Friday 20 November 2020, 3:00pm-4:00pm ()

    Online Event

  • Person with smartphone and laptop

    Gain one-on-one computer and technology assistance from a library volunteer in an express virtual 20 minute session. Participants must be able to access Zoom via phone or web link.

    Friday 4 December 2020, 3:00pm-4:00pm ()

    Online Event

Enquiries

For more information, please contact:

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