25

Feb, 2019

Tech Savvy for Seniors

By: | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments: 0

Tech Savvy for Seniors

 

 Western Downs Libraries is pleased to once again be running free Tech Savvy for Seniors sessions across all our branches.

This year we are offering new topics, so there’s sure to be something helpful to everyone.

***Participants must have basic computer and mouse skills.***

Bookings can be made through Eventbrite or by calling your local library.

Morning sessions will have morning tea provided and afternoon sessions will have afternoon tea provided.

Session times are as follows:

 

DALBY

 Wednesday 6 March 2019

10am – 12pm:     Introduction to Windows 10

1pm – 3pm:        Office 16 Word

Thursday 7 March 2019

10am – 12pm:     Cyber Safety

1pm – 3pm:        Downloading the Library’s e-Resources

Register for Dalby sessions

 

BELL

Tuesday 12 March 2019

10am – 12pm     Online Scrapbooking

1pm – 3pm        Ancestry.com

Register for Bell sessions

 

MILES

Thursday 14 March 2019

10am – 12pm     Online Scrapbooking

1pm – 3pm        Downloading the Library’s e-Resources

Register for Miles sessions

 

JANDOWAE

 Tuesday 19 March 2019

10am – 12pm     Introduction to Windows 10

1pm – 3pm        Office 16 Word

Thursday 21 March 2019

10am – 12pm     Office 16 Excel

1pm – 3pm        Ancestry.com

Register for Jandowae sessions 

 

TARA

Wednesday 27 March 2019

10am – 12pm     Introduction to Windows 10

1pm – 3pm        Office 16 Word

Thursday 28 March 2019

10am – 12pm     Handy Apps

1pm – 3pm        Downloading the Library’s e-Resources

Register for Tara Sessions

 

CHINCHILLA

Tuesday 2 April 2019

10am – 12pm     Introduction to Windows 10

1pm – 3pm        Online Scrapbooking

Wednesday 3 April 2019

10am – 12pm     Handy Apps

1pm – 3pm        Downloading the Library’s e-Resources

Register for Chinchilla sessions 

 

WANDOAN

 Wednesday 10 April 2019

10am – 12pm     Handy Apps

1pm – 3pm        Downloading the Library’s e-Resources

Thursday 11 April 2019

10am – 12pm     Introduction to Windows 10

1pm – 3pm        Cyber Safety

Register for Wandoan sessions  

 

MOONIE

Tuesday 16 April 2019

10am – 12pm     Introduction to Windows 10

1pm – 3pm        Office 16 Word

Wednesday 17 April 2019

10am – 12pm     Office 16 Excel

1pm – 3pm        Online Scrapbooking

Register for Moonie sessions

 

MEANDARRA

Wednesday 1 May 2019

10am – 12pm     Introduction to Windows 10

1pm – 3pm        Cyber Safety

Thursday 2 May 2019

10am – 12pm     Handy Apps

1pm – 3pm        Downloading the Library’s e-Resources

Register for Meandarra sessions

  

Session Descriptions

 Intro to Windows 10: Learn how to use this Microsoft operating system so you can customise it, find files and folders, and do more.

 Office 2016 Word: Learn how to format text, save and share documents, modify line and paragraph spacing, use tables and columns, and do more with your documents.

 Office 2016 Excel: Learn how to create formulas and charts, use functions, format cells, and do more with your spreadsheets.

 Cyber Safety: Do you need to protect yourself?; threats you may face;  what does security software do?; choosing security software; keeping yourself safe.

 Handy Apps: How to evaluate apps and download them.

  • Must have an email address
  • Bring your own device (tablet or smart phone)

Downloading the library’s e-Resources: Learn how to download e-books, e-audio, and e-magazines to your own device.

  • Bring your own device (tablet or smart phone)
  • Must have email address
  • Must have Library membership

Online scrapbooking, personalised photobooks: Learn how to import photos, use the various tools (ie. Layouts, Designs, Backgrounds, Embellishments and Text). As well as how to manipulate photos, add and remove pages and create your own personalised photobook.

  • Must have an email address
  • Bring photos on a USB
  • Photos must be in .jpg format
  • For best print quality, photos should be at least 4MB at 300dpi

Ancestory.com: Learn how to trace your family tree.

  • Must have an email address.