You’ve been given, or have finally decided you must have, a computer/tablet/e-book reader, but you’re haven’t really worked out how to use it? What to do?
Libraries are very aware that their customers have a need to know more about using computers, both generally and specifically in relation to libraries – using our e-books or databases for example. We are endeavoring to meet that need wherever possible. Here’s some of the things we can offer you:
- Pop down to your local library and ask someone to help you locate some useful computer books
like the Computers for dummies series or other introductory computer series
- Get yourself booked into a free or low cost session at a library.
The Learning Centre brochure lists six week courses which are run each term. Other sessions are sometimes offered at individual libraries. For example, Central Library Tuam is about to start a four session course called Introduction to your new laptop (beginning on 3 April) and your local library may be planning something similar.
Many libraries also run regular drop in sessions which are tailored to individual needs, from using a mouse to downloading an e-book.
All too hard? Just have a chat to your friendly librarian about how to access our classes and resources.