Free computer taster sessions
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff provide free computer taster sessions - whether you are a complete beginner, need to refresh your knowledge, or just want to know what the Internet is all about.
If you need more long-term or advanced training than our taster sessions provide, our staff may be able to help you find a suitable course in your area.
Taster sessions in Information and Reference Library
Mouse Skills, Keyboard Skills, Introduction to the Internet
Using the Internet
Internet Basics, Email (Hotmail, Gmail and Yahoo!), Searching the Internet
Online Shopping and Banking, Research Your Family History, Homework and Study
Facebook, Twitter, Blogs
Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations
Word, Excel Basics, PowerPoint Basics
Other Practical Applications
Digital Cameras, Photo Editing, Scanning, Burning and Ripping CDs and DVDs, Organising Your Folders and Files
Self Learning Guides
If you want to learn or practice on your own we recommend www.go-on.co.uk and www.bbc.co.uk/webwise which both offer excellent courses for beginners and improvers. From keyboard and mouse to setting up an email account these websites cover all the basics.
Taster sessions in local libraries
A range of IT taster sessions are also available in local libraries, either at set times or by arrangement. Please contact your local library for further details or to book a session.
|Library||Day of the month||Time||Contact|
|Castelnau||Saturdays by arrangement||Please enquire||020 8734 3350|
|East Sheen||By arrangement||Please enquire||020 8734 3337|
|Ham||By arrangement||Please enquire||020 8734 3354|
|Hampton||By arrangement||Please enquire||020 8734 3347|
|Hampton Hill||By arrangement||Please enquire||020 8734 3320|
|Hampton Wick||By arrangement||Please enquire||020 8734 3358|
|Kew||By arrangement||Please enquire||020 8734 3352|
|Reference||Every Day||Please enquire||020 8734 3308|
|Richmond||Second Wednesday||10am-1pm||020 8734 3330|
|Teddington||By arrangement||Please enquire||020 8734 3304|
|0208 734 3340|
|Whitton||By arrangement||Please enquire||020 8734 3343|
Contact the Information & eServices Team
If you have any questions or comments, contact the Information & eServices Team or your local Library.
44 York Street
Telephone: 020 8734 3308
Fax: 020 8891 7904