Tech Savvy Seniors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Be part of the technology revolution and join one of our Tech Savvy Seniors sessions.

The Tech Savvy Seniors Queensland program has been funded by Telstra and the Queensland Government through State Library of Queensland and Department of Communities.

All about Data
This session covers 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. Bookings Essential.
Gympie Library – Thursday 9 January 10am-12noon - Phone 5481 0859
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Digitising your own personal collections
Learn all you need to know about how to digitalise your personal collection to keep it from damage as well as the best ways to store your digital images for the future. Bookings Essential.
Tin Can Bay Library - Thursday 16 January 2pm-4pm - Phone 5486 4355
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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.
Gympie Library – Thursday 23 January 10am -12noon - Phone 5481 0859
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Internet Basics two
Build on your basic internet skills by learning search strategies, information evaluation techniques and exploring a range of interesting and useful online resources. Basic computer and internet skills are required. Bookings Essential.
Imbil Library – Tuesday 14 January 10am-12noon - Phone 5484 5488
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eBay and Gumtree basics
Looking to de-clutter or add to your home? Learn about buying and selling goods safely online through eBay and Gumtree. Basic computer and internet skills required. Bookings Essential.
Rainbow Beach Library - Thursday 16 January 10am-12noon - Phone 5486 3705
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Managing digital assets
A digital asset is any information about you, or what belongs to you, that’s stored on a phone, computer or online. Digital assets are important and potentially very valuable, but what happens to them when you’re no longer around? Bookings Essential.
Kilkivan Library – Thursday 23 January 10am-12noon - Phone 5484 1209
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Introduction to Online Shopping
In this workshop you will learn the basics of online shopping, whether you want to book a holiday or buy groceries. We’ll walk you through the process of buying something online, and you will also learn how to stay safe online for banking and shopping. Bookings Essential.
Goomeri Library – Thursday 23 January 2pm-4pm - Phone 4168 4340
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Get Connected 
Get together with others who are interested in developing digital skills and improving their online confidence. Join us to share what you’ve learned, get help, and try some fun and useful online skills in a relaxed session.
Imbil Library - Tuesday 11 February 10am-12noon - Phone 5484 5488
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Imbil Library - Tuesday 10 March 10am-12noon - Phone 5484 5488
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Imbil Library - Tuesday 14 April 10am-12noon - Phone 5484 5488
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Goomeri Library - Thursday 23 April 2pm-4pm - Phone 4136 4340
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Android Basics 
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 13 February 10-12noon - Phone 5481 0859
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Tin Can Bay Library - Thursday 20 February 2pm-4pm  - Phone 5486 4355
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Simple photo editing 
Learn how to organise your photos, make simple changes to digital photos before printing and create photobooks. Bring your own photos or use sample images provided. Basic computer and internet skills required.
Rainbow Beach Library - Thursday 20 February 10am-12noon - Phone 5486 3705
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Android help 
Learn how to find answers to your Android device questions, and share tips with others in a group help session facilitated by library staff. Bring your own Android device. Basic Android skills required. 
Gympie Library – Thursday 27 February 10-12noon - Phone 5481 0859
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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.
Kilkivan Library – Thursday 27 February 10-12noon - Phone 5484 1209
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Gympie Library – Thursday 23 April 10am-12noon - Phone 5481 0859
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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.
Goomeri Library – Thursday 27 February 2pm-4pm - Phone 4168 4340
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iPad Basics 
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 12 March 10am-12noon - Phone 5481 0859
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Tin Can Bay Library – Thursday 16 April 2pm-4pm - Phone 5486 4355
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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.
Tin Can Bay Library – Thursday 19 March 2pm-4pm - Phone 5486 4355
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iPad help 
Learn how to find answers to your iPad questions and share tips with others in a group help session facilitated by library staff. Bring your own iPad and Apple account details. Basic iPad skills required. 
Gympie Library – Thursday 26 March 10am-12noon - Phone 5481 0859
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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.  
Rainbow Beach Library – Thursday 19 March 10am-12noon - Phone 5486 3705
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Kilkivan Library – Thursday 26 March 10am-12noon - Phone 5484 1209
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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.
Goomeri Library -  Thursday 26 March 2pm-4pm - Phone 4168 4340
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Smartphone Basics
Learn how to navigate your way around your smartphone. This includes how to make and receive calls, create and send text messages, add contacts and install apps. Perfect for the first time user. Bring your own smartphone.
Gympie Library – Thursday 9 April 10am-12noon - Phone 5481 0859
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Armchair Travellers
This session explores the amazing world of Google Earth, Google Voyager and Google Arts & Culture, to whisk you away on a tour of the globe from the comfort of your own living room.
Rainbow Beach Library – Thursday 16 April 10-12noon - Phone 548 3705
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TV streaming on the internet 
Never miss your favourite television show again. Learn about online streaming and how to use the internet to watch television on a laptop, mobile device or television. Basic computer and internet skills required. 
Kilkivan Library – Thursday 23 April 10am-12noon - Phone 5484 1209
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