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.
Elma Turner Library classes are held in partnership with the 2020 Trust’s Stepping Up programme.
Classes must be booked by phoning 03 546 0414, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting any of the Libraries.
|Elma Turner Library classes 9.30-11am|
|Basic internet||Thursday, 16 Feb|
|Tablets - bring your own device||Thursday, 23 Feb|
|Basic internet (repeat)||Thursday, 2 Mar|
|Research tools||Thursday, 9 Mar|
|eBooks - bring your own device||Thursday, 16 Mar|
|Social media for beginners||Thursday, 23 Mar|
|The world of newspapers and magazines||Thursday, 30 Mar|
|Demystifying cloud storage||Thursday, 6 Apr|
|Go beyond internet basics||Thursday 13 Apr|
|Stoke Library classes 8.15-9.15am|
|Tablets||Thursday, 16 Feb|
|Mousing for beginners||Thursday, 2 Mar|
|Basic internet 1||Thursday, 9 Mar|
|Basic internet 2||Thursday, 16 Mar|
|eBooks||Thursday, 6 Apr|
- 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
Learn how to access the web. Basic searching techniques and examples of useful and fun websites are given. Find the best sites for many topics.
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.
Learn about Facebook and other Social Media. Sign up for an account if you choose to. The how and why of Social networking is discussed.
The world of newspapers & magazines
Access titles from across the world, including Nelson Mail (and all NZ papers), Guardian Weekly & Washington Post; NZ Listener, North & South, NZ Woman’s Weekly. Plus thousands more titles as they are printed.
Introduction to Tablets
Learn how to touch, swipe, pinch hold and drag, connect to WiFi, surf the web, install apps and e-reading on your own device.
Access Overdrive via your library card to download books and audio to your device, tablet or computer
Demystifying Cloud storage
Learn about some Cloud storage options for documents and photos.
Go beyond Internet basics
Explore further ways to use the internet and a chance to ask questions.