Library elves on hand to help pick the digital device for your Xmas stocking

Release Date: 24 November 2017

Thinking about buying an Android tablet or iPad for Christmas but not sure which one to get?

Before deciding what is best for you why not come get some hands on experience at one of the free information sessions being run by our Libraries team.

Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will be on hand to give you advice, answer questions and walk you through using these gadgets so you’re ready to go come Christmas Day!

Sessions are held at the Information & Reference Library, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond TW9 1TP.

Date Time
Tuesday 27 November 5 to 6pm
Saturday 2 December 2.30 to 3.30pm
Tuesday 5 December 10.30 to 11.30am
Thursday 7 December 3.30 to 4.30pm
Tuesday 12 December 10.30 to 11.30am
Thursday 14 December 2.30 to 3.30pm
Wednesday 20 December 5 to 6pm

Cllr Gareth Elliott, Cabinet member for Digital and Technology said:

"With Christmas around the corner and more and more of what we do going digital, including accessing Council services, you might be thinking of buying or upgrading your tablet or iPad; but which one?

“Our libraries staff know a thing or two about Android, OS, tablets or laptops. Why don't you drop by and they can offer you helpful advice and also provide a crash course on what services the Council offer digitally too. All part of our ambition to make Richmond a digital borough."

No booking is required. For more information email, call 020 8734 3308 or visit 

Notes for editors

If you are a journalist and would like further information about this press release, contact Lyle Skipsey on 020 8487 5182. 

Reference: P546/17

Updated: 1 December 2017