Get 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

Be Connected month
Get together with others who are interested in developing digital skills and improving their confidence with technology. Join us to share what you’ve learned, get help, and try some fun and useful online skills in a relaxed session. As a Be Connected Network Partner, we can help you discover how being online can add new skills and experiences to your life - for free. This is part of the Be Connected learning program.
Goomeri Library - Thursday 4 February 2pm–4pm
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Introduction to myGov
Find out how myGov can make managing your online government services easy and convenient. We show you, step-by-step, how to set up and use your own myGov account safely, including claiming medical expenses and controlling who sees your My Health Record information.
Goomeri Library – Thursday 4 March 2-4pm
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Gympie Library

Be Connected month
Get together with others who are interested in developing digital skills and improving their confidence with technology. Join us to share what you’ve learned, get help, and try some fun and useful online skills in a relaxed session. As a Be Connected Network Partner, we can help you discover how being online can add new skills and experiences to your life - for free. This is part of the Be Connected learning program.
Gympie Library - Thursday 11 February 10am-12noon
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Book a Librarian
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 (starting February)
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Cyber Safety
Feel safe and confident online by learning the basics of secure internet use. Learn how to protect yourself against viruses and malware, pay safely online and create strong passwords. Basic computer and internet skills required.
Gympie Library - Thursday 11 February 1pm-2pm
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All about iPads
Learn how to use the basic features of an iPad. Explore apps, connect to Wi-Fi and search the internet. Discover how to find and download useful apps on the App Store. Bring your own iPad and Apple account details.
Gympie Library - Thursday 25 February 10am-11am
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All about Android Tablets
Learn how to use the basic features of an Android tablet. Explore apps, connect to Wi-Fi and search the internet. Customise your tablet by organising your apps and adjusting basic settings. Discover how to find and download useful apps on the Google Play Store. Bring your own Android tablet and Google Play Store account details.
Gympie Library - Thursday 25 February 1pm-2pm
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Android Phones: Doing More
Have fun and stay safer with your Phone. We show you how to use the camera to take and share great photos, how to block nuisance callers, and 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 phone, and how to enter the wonderful world of listening to radio podcasts.
Gympie Library – Thursday 11 March 10-12noon
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Apple iPhones: Doing More
Have fun and stay safer with your iPhone. We show you how to use the camera to take and share great photos, how to block nuisance callers, and 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 phone, and how to enter the wonderful world of listening to radio podcasts.
Gympie Library – Thursday 11 March 1-3pm
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All about Data
This session convers all things data! You’ll learn what data is, how we measure it, how you can buy it and what plans are available. You’ll also hear about how data costs vary between your home and mobile, as well as how to manage your phone settings and data when you go overseas.
Gympie Library -  Thursday 25 March 10-11am
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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.
Gympie Library -  Thursday 25 March 1-2pm
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Kilkivan Library

Be Connected month
Get together with others who are interested in developing digital skills and improving their confidence with technology. Join us to share what you’ve learned, get help, and try some fun and useful online skills in a relaxed session. As a Be Connected Network Partner, we can help you discover how being online can add new skills and experiences to your life - for free. This is part of the Be Connected learning program.
Kilkivan Library - Thursday 4 February 10am-12noon
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Windows laptop: Getting started
Set up and personalise your Windows laptop with helpful, step-by-step videos and a fun interactive guide that shows you all the features you need to know about.
Kilkivan Library – Thursday 4 March 10am- 12noon
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Rainbow Beach Library

Be Connected month
Get together with others who are interested in developing digital skills and improving their confidence with technology. Join us to share what you’ve learned, get help, and try some fun and useful online skills in a relaxed session. As a Be Connected Network Partner, we can help you discover how being online can add new skills and experiences to your life - for free. This is part of the Be Connected learning program.
Rainbow Beach Library - Thursday 18 February 10am-12noon
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Library e-books and downloads
Discover the wonderful range of free online resources available through your library. This session includes tips on how to read, listen to or watch your favourite online library content including books, magazines, newspapers and music. Bring your own device, library card and email account details.
Rainbow Beach Library – Thursday 18 March 10am - 12noon
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Tin Can Bay Library

Be Connected month
Get together with others who are interested in developing digital skills and improving their confidence with technology. Join us to share what you’ve learned, get help, and try some fun and useful online skills in a relaxed session. As a Be Connected Network Partner, we can help you discover how being online can add new skills and experiences to your life - for free. This is part of the Be Connected learning program.
Rainbow Beach Library - Thursday 18 February 2pm-4pm
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How to use the Catalogue, Website and Blog
Looking for some tips on using our catalogue? Come along to learn how you can use your Library account to renew items, view your borrower history, and access saved lists, make an alert profile and much more.
Tin Can Bay Library – Thursday 18 March 2-4pm 
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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 lynda.com - click here go to our online learning page