Nelson Public Libraries hold a variety of free computer classes each school term, for beginners and more experienced users who may want to venture further into the digital world, extend their research skills or learn about the digital services the Library offers.
Classes must be booked by phoning 03 546 0414, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting any of the Libraries.
|Elma Turner Library classes||9:30–11:00am|
|Basic Internet||Thursday, 15 October|
|Ebooks and audiobooks||Thursday, 22 October|
|Social Media||Thursday, 29 October|
|Tablets||Thursday, 5 November|
|Research & Library databases||Thursday, 12 November|
|Entertainment Apps||Thursday, 19 November|
|Safety Online||Thursday, 26 November|
- Booking is essential as class size is limited
- Elma Turner Library classes are held in the Learning Centre
- Please leave your name and contact number if you wish to be on a wait list
- Classes are limited to 7 people at Elma Turner Library and 5-6 people at Stoke library except for the Tablets classes where use of your own device is preferred
Basic Internet on Library laptops
Access the web. Basic searching techniques and good websites to use.
For all tablets users. A chance to learn a few tips, new apps & more on your own device.
Research Tools (for experienced internet users only)
Search for information from many sources in the ‘deep web’ not accessed by Google. The Libraries’ Research databases are explored.
Download Libby and Borrow Box & start reading and listening to e-books and audiobooks for free with your library card.
Facebook, Instagram and others – Q & A session.
Do you use Netflix, TV on Demand, Lightbox, Kanopy, Neon and other movie or music apps? Find out what you can use to watch TV/movies.
Classes are limited to 7 people at Elma Turner Library and 5 people at Stoke library except for the Tablets classes where use of your own device is preferred.
We also offer a free Device Advice service for anyone looking for help with their smartphone, tablet, laptop or any other technology related inquiries.
Elma Turner Library: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-3pm
Stoke Library: Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2-3pm