Be Connected

Be part of the technology revolution and join one of our Get Connected sessions. Our sessions include the Be Connected initiative, the Tech Savvy Seniors initiative and Digital SpringBoard.

 

Goomeri Library

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Do you need a hand to get started online? Do you have question about something that you have recently learned? Book in for a one on one session half hour session where our library staff will help answer your questions and provide tips and strategies to point you in the right direction for your future learning.
Goomeri Library – First Thursday of the month 2pm-4pm
Bookings essential: click here to book online (use the Category feature to find a session)

Gympie Library

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Do you need a hand to get started online? Do you have question about something that you have recently learned? Book in for a one on one session half hour session where our library staff will help answer your questions and provide tips and strategies to point you in the right direction for your future learning.
Gympie Library – Wednesdays 9am-12noon
Bookings essential: click here to book online (use the Category feature to find a session)

Apple iPphone: Getting started
New to the world of iPhones? Learn how to get started on your iPhone. Join us as we take a look at how you can adjust the security, privacy and accessibility of your device. Find out about your system and network settings and how you can adjust the device for your needs.
Gympie Library – Thursday 14 October 10am-12noon
Bookings essential:
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Android Phones: Getting started
New to the world of smartphones? Learn how to get started on your Android Phone. Join us as we take a look at how you can adjust the security, privacy and accessibility of your device. Find out about your system and network settings and how you can adjust the device for your needs.
Gympie Library – Thursday 14 October 1-3pm
Bookings essential:
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Apple iPhone: Doing More
Have fun and stay safer with your iPhone. We show you how to use the camera to take great photos, how to block nuisance messages and how to get some peace and quiet with the clever Do Not Disturb feature. We also look at how you can save and easily find files on your iPhone and how to enter the wonderful world of listening to radio podcasts.
Gympie Library – Thursday 28 October 10-12noon
Bookings essential:
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Android Phones: Doing More
Have fun and stay safer with your smartphone. We show you how to use the camera to take great photos, how to block nuisance messages and how to get some peace and quiet with the clever Do Not Disturb feature. We also look at how you can save and easily find files on your smartphone and how to enter the wonderful world of listening to radio podcasts.
Gympie Library – Thursday 28 October 1-3pm
Bookings essential:
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Social media apps
Explore the world of social media with the big names like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. We take an in-depth look at how you can safely create your own account in each of these platforms before going on to discover how you can find content of interest to you. You’ll also learn about some common social media scams and how you can protect yourself against them.
Gympie Library – Thursday 11 November 10-12noon
Bookings essential:
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Games Centre
Life would be very dull without some playtime. Test your memory and tease your brain with our games for computers, while our games for smart devices work your tap, swipe and zooming skills.
Gympie Library – Thursday 11 November 1-3pm
Bookings essential:
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Getting Started Online
Navigating the online world can be a little tricky at first however this topic will teach you some essential skills to help you get started online.
Gympie Library -  Thursday 25 November 10- 12noon
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Safety First
Discover some of the essentials of cyber safety like how to create and remember strong passwords, spot common scams like phishing scams, safely download documents including PDF files, as well as run antivirus software.
Gympie Library – Thursday 25 November 1-3pm
Bookings essential:
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Kilkivan Library

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Do you need a hand to get started online? Do you have question about something that you have recently learned? Book in for a one on one session half hour session where our library staff will help answer your questions and provide tips and strategies to point you in the right direction for your future learning.
Kilkivan Library –  First Thursday of the month 10am-12noon
Bookings essential:
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Rainbow Beach Library

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Do you need a hand to get started online? Do you have question about something that you have recently learned? Book in for a one on one session half hour session where our library staff will help answer your questions and provide tips and strategies to point you in the right direction for your future learning.
Rainbow Beach Library – Mondays 11am -12.30pm 
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Explore Google Earth and Beyond
In this course, you'll discover how easy it is to travel the world using Google Earth on your computer. In the following activities, you'll learn how to navigate your way around Google Earth, find places of interest and see the world from a different perspective. You'll also learn how to turn back the clock and see how the world looked in the past.
Rainbow Beach Library – Thursday 21 October 10-12noon
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Wi-Fi and Mobile networks
You can connect to the internet without any cables and we call this type of internet connection Wi-Fi. This session will teach you all about Wi-Fi, which we use when we’re at home or in a place that has free Wi-Fi like a café or airport. You’ll also learn about mobile data which we can use anywhere anytime and how it is different from Wi-Fi.
Bookings essential: click here to book online

Tin Can Bay Library

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Do you need a hand to get started online? Do you have question about something that you have recently learned? Book in for a one on one session half hour session where our library staff will help answer your questions and provide tips and strategies to point you in the right direction for your future learning.
Tin Can Bay Library – Tuesday & Fridays 2.30-4pm
Bookings essential: click here to book online (use the Category feature to find a session)

 

If you would like a session at the Imbil Library please let us know. Phone 5481 0859.

Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world. We have online learning resources as well as a Network of community partners - the Be Connected Network - who offer support so you can develop your digital skills and confidence. Find a local place for friendly help and advice, or join the Network to help others. Click here to visit Be Connected

 

You can also learn online at Be Connected and linkedinlearning - click here go to our online learning page