Media Releases

Go Digi Pop-Up Festival

21 October 2016


14 - 18 November
 
Willoughby City Library is hosting a range of free digital literacy programs this November as part of the Go Digi Pop-Up Festival, giving the community an opportunity to learn about everything from basic internet skills to video editing! An initiative of InfoExchange and Australia Post, Go Digi is a national digital literacy program advocating digital skills and online confidence.
 
Go Digi on The Concourse
11am – 3pm, Monday 14 November  
Learn how to use tablets at this fun workshop. Drop by and pick up a free Go Digi learning guide!
 
Technology for Seniors 
10am – 11.30am, Tuesday 15 November 
Discover mobile apps that will keep you in touch, stay healthy and have fun. Some tablets will be available for hands-on experience. 
 
Plan Your Trip Online
3pm – 4.30pm, Tuesday 15 November 
Learn how to use online resources to plan your next travel adventure. Please bring along your smart device if you have one. 
 
Learn How to Input Chinese Scripts to Search the Internet
Wednesday 16 November
• Cantonese: 9am -10am
• Mandarin: 10:30am - 11:30am
 
Video Editing Workshop
1pm – 3pm, Thursday 17 November
Learn how to use video editing apps to improve your videos. Suitable for smartphone/tablet users. 
 
Introduction to Family History: Genealogy Online
10am – 11.30am, Thursday 17 November
Uncover your family history using Ancestry.com and other online genealogical resources. 
 
Introduction to Social Media apps and more at Northbridge Library 
5pm – 6.30pm, Thursday 17 November
Discover some of the most popular apps that can motivate and connect you with peers and family. 
 
Introduction to Social Media at Artarmon 
5pm – 6.30pm, Thursday 17 November 
A hands-on introduction to social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. 
 
iTea - Tech Learning is Fun 
10am – 11am, Friday 18 November 
Bring along your device, questions and join us for a cuppa! A great opportunity to try out new technologies and find out what they can do.  
 
Bookings are essential, please visit www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au/Library/    

Media Contact:
Rebecca Hill
Marketing and Events Manager
Phone: 9777 7703
Email: rebecca.hill@Willoughby.nsw.gov.au 

For non media related enquiries contact Willoughby City Council on 9777 1000 or email@willoughby.nsw.gov.au