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Tech Talks

Tech Talks

A series of informative workshops to upskill and uplift in the digital world. 

Come along and enjoy a snack and a cuppa while you learn. These are informative presentations designed to give you the tools to get started at home. Some workshops will have a ‘hands-on’ component, but devices will be provided.

No booking required.

On the last Wednesday of the Month
from 5.30-6.30pm 
at He Puna Manawa

Please note: these are not one-on-one lessons, but there may be time at the end of each session to ask questions or chat to our tutors.


Wednesday 25 May
Google Drive

Looking for a free cloud-based storage option for your files, photos and more? Learn to access your Google Drive account using our Chromebooks and Chrome Stations and you will be creating, collaborating and sharing files in no time. 
Wednesday 29 June

Come along and learn about PressReader, our online newspaper and magazine service. PressReader is available on your phone, tablet or computer. Learn to access thousands of newspapers and magazines from around the globe. 
Wednesday 27 July

Being a Tauranga City Libraries member means you can access thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks for free. We will show you just how easy it is to borrow, read and return our eCollection. 
Wednesday 31 August
Heritage Databases

August is Family History Month! Join our team to learn about some of the great online resources available to help you navigate your family history journey. This session will focus on Papers Past, and Find My Past. 
Wednesday 28 September
Appy Hour

New smartphone or tablet? Looking for more information about APPs and services available on your device? In this workshop, we will introduce you to some exciting APPs designed to make your life a lot easier, teach you how to download and install them, as well as how to use them. 
Wednesday 26 October 

Learn about streaming services available from the library! Streaming is a way to watch movies, TV, documentaries, and more, online. This tutorial will get you streaming like a pro. 
Wednesday 30 November 

Ever wonder what your kids are talking about when they mention coding? Come along and re-live your youth as we code our very own Pacman game. You will learn fundamental computer programming skills and have some fun along the way. You’re welcome to bring your kids along for support!

Posted: May 11, 2022,
Comments: 0,
Author: Libby Hare

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