Get Sorted at Richmond Library

You know those things that you know you should do, and want to do, but somehow never get around to doing? Well, now's your chance to Get Sorted. Check out our great selection of workshops then book your spot.

All workshops are free and take place at Richmond Library.

Workshop  Description Time and date
Organise your photos into photo books Understand how to use Vistaprint website, learn to upload photos from your computer, create and customise a photo book for printing. Book your spot here. 10.00am-12.00pm, Thursday 12 July
Learn internet basics Learn how to access the web and how to use the Google search engine for finding information on the internet. Book your spot here. 10.00am-12.00pm, Thursday 19 July
Plan for retirement Join Nelson Budgeting Service for an inspiring session on goal setting for retirement. You'll be glad you did! Bookings not required. 12.00pm-1.00pm, Tuesday 24 July
How to have a great night's sleep Nutritionist Sarah La Touche reveals some great tips and tricks for ensuring you get a great night's sleep. Bookings not required. 3.00pm-4.00pm, Tuesday 24 July
Get started writing your life story Age Concern will get you started thinking about, and writing down, some of your life memories. Phone Richmond Library 03 543 8500 to book your spot. 3.00pm-4.00pm, Wednesday 25 July
Learn how to use TradeMe Ever wondered how to buy and sell things online? In this workshop you'll learn how to buy and sell using TradeMe. Book your spot here. 10.00am-12.00pm, Thursday 26 July
Get started writing your will It's never too early to think about writing your will. Julia O'Connor from Nelson Bays Community Law Service will get you started in the process. Bookings not required. 12.00pm-1.00pm, Thursday 26 July
Prepare to buy your first home Thinking about buying your first home? Wondering how you'll afford it? In this workshop Nelson Budgeting Service gives guidance in this big life decision. Bookings not required. 12.00pm-1.00pm, Tuesday 31 July
Taking care of your mental health Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. Health Action Trust share some great ideas for looking after yourself. Bookings not required. 3.00pm-4.00pm, Wednesday 1 August
Trace your military ancestors Learn how to locate online military records for New Zealand, UK and Australia using both free genealogy websites and subscription databases. This course will mainly concentrate on military records for the South African (Boer) War, World War I and World War II. Book your spot here. 10.00am-12.00pm, Thursday 2 August
Get started learning te reo Maori Started learning, or brush up on, New Zealand's indigenous language. Start learning te reo Maori today - it's fun and easy with Te Ataarangi! Phone Richmond Library 03 543 8500 to book your spot. 3.00pm-4.00pm, Wednesday 8 August
Organise your photos into photo books Understand how to use Vistaprint website, learn to upload photos from your computer, create and customise a photo book for printing. Book your spot here. 10.00am-12.00pm, Thursday 9 August
Get started learning yoga Yoga is great for relaxation, balance, flexibility and strength - and it makes you feel great. Anna Timms from Eternally Yoga introduces you to yoga in this workshop for anyone. Phone Richmond Library 03 543 8500 to book your spot. 5.30pm-6.30pm, Thursday 9 August
Search historic NZ newspapers Learn how to search Papers Past - which contains digitised pages from 19th and early 20th century New Zealand newspapers. They include newspapers for the Nelson area from 1842 to 1922 and are an excellent source of information for local researchers and family historians. Book your spot here. 10.00am-12.00pm, Thursday 16 August
Gain tools for embracing change Jamila Knopp from Turning Point Clinic and Coaching will guide you through some strategies for learning to embrace - and even enjoy - change in your life. Bookings not required. 3.00pm-4.00pm, Wednesday 22 August
Learn how to use Facebook Learn how to create and use a Facebook account - then you can get connected with friends and family members both near and far. Book your spot here.  10.00am-12.00pm, Thursday 23 August
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