Computer Classes

Let us help you unravel the mysteries of using a computer - and it won't cost you a cent.

LogoSteppingUP computer classes is a national digital literacy initiative developed by Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa. All classes are free. Classes may be cancelled if minimum registrations are not reached.

If you are interested in any of the classes below and the dates and times don't work for you, please contact us.

Register at http://steppingup.org.nz/ or ask a library staff member next time you visit the library.                            

CourseDetailsDates
Photo Books

Understand how to use Vistaprint website, learn to upload photos from your computer, create and customise a photo book for printing.

This course is about:

  • Creating a photo book
  • Learning to use Vistaprint
  • Getting the photo book ready for printing

Prerequisites:

Basic computer skills are essential

Bring a USB stick with stored photos to use during this lesson

Thursday 21 February

10.00am - 12.00 noon

 

 

TradeMe

 Learn how to buy and sell goods using TradeMe;

  • Create a TradeMe account
  • Browse the site in a range of topics
  • Save auctions to your Watchlist
  • Sending questions to sellers
  • Reserve prices and auto bidding

Prerequisites:

Basic computer skills are essential

Thursday 28 February

10.00am - 12.00 noon

Facebook

Learn how to create and use a Facebook account

This course includes:

  • Creating a Facebook account
  • Posting to your wall
  • Accepting and sending friend requests
  • Sending private messages
  • Privacy

Prerequisites:

Participants must have a current email account to participate in this class.  Don't forget to bring your email username and password

Thursday 7 March

10.00am - 12.00 noon

 

 

Discover your library online

Learn how to access and use the library catalogue and e-resources

This course includes:

  • The library catalogue - searching, accessing My Account, renewing and placing holds online
  • How to find and access the Library's e-resources

Prerequisites:

Basic computer skills are essential

Thursday 14 March

10.00am - 12.00 noon

Ancestry - Library edition

Learn tips for effective searching on Ancestry.com, including records that are available in the UK and New Zealand.

This course includes:

  • Search tips for using Ancestry
  • Record collections for New Zealand
  • Record collections for the UK
  • Viewing Public Member Trees
  • How to send records home from the library

Prerequisites:

Basic computer skills are essential

Thursday 21 March

10.00am - 12.00 noon

Photo books

Understand how to use Vistaprint website, learn to upload photos from your computer, create and customise a photo book for printing.

This course is about:

  • Creating a photo book
  • Learning to use Vistaprint
  • Getting the photo book ready for printing

Prerequisites:

Basic computer skills are essential

Bring a USB stick with stored photos to use during this lesson

Thursday 28 March

10.00am - 12.00noon

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