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Try Something New During Get Online Week With Tameside Libraries


 

Get Online Week 19-25 October 2020

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  • Could you or someone you know do with doing more online?

  • Did the Covid19 lockdown make you realise that you need to improve your digital skills?

  • During Get Online Week we can give you tips on becoming more confident using the Internet.

 


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Getting the most out of the internet doesn’t have to be scary. It’s #GetOnlineWeek and we’re here to help you get started.

You could manage your money online, find a new job, brush up on a skill or just have some fun with the Get Online Week Bingo! Find out what's going on during #GetOnlineWeek2020!

 

Try something new?

Have a look at our Get Online Week Bingo, even if you don't play with the bingo card it's a great way of trying something new or different.


Need help because everything is Online these days?

The Get Online Week leaflets give ideas and help using the internet more for different areas of life such as health, learning, finding employment or managing your money. Click on one of the leaflets below for some top tips.


If you think you would like to explore any of these areas more you could try one of the free Learn My Way courses which cover the same topics.
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Join our Virtual Coffee Morning on Tuesday 20 October 11am-12noon. Make your own drink and join us via Zoom for a chat about all things digital and how we can help. Zoom is easy to use via the internet or download the app, contact us on 0161 342 2031 if you'd like to join in.


Got a new tablet and want to start with something easy?

Did you know you can listen to eAudiobooks and read eBooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers completely free with your Tameside Library Card? It's easy to download one of our range of apps to use with your account, you'll find more information on our eReading page. You could be reading or listening within five minutes!

We can usually help with using devices, so if you have a tablet or smartphone that you’re struggling to use then call us on 0161 342 2031 and we'll talk you through.


Not Online at all yet?
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Not everything is virtual this year, as ever we are here to help via phone, email or webchat so you can still take part in Get Online Week.
  • Call 0161 342 2031
  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8.30am-5pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday Evening 8.30am-8pm
  • Saturday 10am-3pm



Want to take a simple short course improve your online skills?

  • Get Online Week Bingo!
  • Try one of the Learn My Way courses, you can start with the basics of using a computer or tablet, or choose one to help you to do more online such as managing money, health, job-seeking or learning. It's free to register, you study at your own pace online and do as little or as much as you like.
 
 
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What’s going on during #GetOnlineWeek2020!

 

Tuesday
20 Oct

Virtual Coffee Morning 11am-12noon. Make your own drink and join us via Zoom for a chat about all things digital and how we can help. Zoom is easy to use via the internet or download the app. To book, please contact us via information.direct@tameside.gov.uk or call 0161 342 2031

Story Makers. Fun, interactive story sessions for children aged 0-4 and their families via Zoom with Simon the Story Teller.
10am-10.30am or 1.30pm-2pm
To book a place please email book.start@tamside.gov.uk or phone 0161 343 7824

Device advice clinic 5pm-7.30pm. Give us a call on 0161 342 2031 to book a slot and outline the problem.

Any day, any time now’s the time to get online.
See our Get Online Week web page for a range of helpful tips and fun ideas to try something new online including #GetOnlineWeek2020! Bingo.
You can also sign up for a free online IT course for beginners from Learn My Way. Start with the absolute basics or pick and choose the sections you need.

Wednesday 21 Oct

Story Makers. Fun, interactive story sessions for children aged 0-4 and their families via Zoom with Simon the Story Teller.
10am-10.30am or 1.30pm-2pm
To book a place please email book.start@tamside.gov.uk or phone 0161 343 7824

Thursday
22 Oct

Writing 2020 with Sophie Parkes-Nield. A creative Writing Zoom Session, part of our Digital Words Festival.
Book via tamesidelibraries.eventbrite.co.uk  or phone 0161 342 2031

Telephone device advice clinic 5pm-7.30pm. Give us a call on 0161 342 2031 to book a slot and outline the problem.

Friday
23 Oct

Telephone device advice clinic 9am-3pm. Give us a call on 0161 342 2031 to book a slot and outline the problem.

Time for a Rhyme with Sarah is live on our Facebook Page at 10.30 on Fridays. Join in with a tiny person for this fun 10-minute session, or watch the video later. You don’t have to have a Facebook account to view our page and the videos stay online, so you can watch them anytime you like.

 

 
 
 

Get Online Week Bing

How to Play

 

You can download and print the bingo card .pdf
Click on the bingo card and choose a topic to have a go. Try several things to get a line in any direction. And don’t stop there; why not try for a full house!

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You will need your Library Card number and PIN for some items where you see the library card image, don't worry if you haven't joined yet, you can join the Library online or ask in any Tameside Library.

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Learn My Way Online Courses are free and simple courses for beginners, just click the link when you see the logo. Register here with your email the first time then log back into the same account next time. Please use the centre code shown for the relevant library and remember to make a note of your Username and Password.

Learn My Way Centre Codes

Ashton Library          (3457097)
Denton Library         (3457098)
Droylsden Library    (3457099)
Dukinfield Library    (3457100)
Hattersley Library     (3457101)
Hyde Library             (3457102)
Mossley Library        (3457103)
Stalybridge Library   (3457104)

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Please note - many of the following are external websites and whilst we try to ensure that all suggestions are suitable, Tameside Libraries is not responsible for the content of external websites.




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Get online week Bingo

Find a recipe
 

Chat to someone on a video call
 

Complete a course on Learn My WayLearn my way

Install an app onto a smartphone of tablet
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Book an appointment
Device advice clinic 20/10/19 5pm-7.30pm

Book travel or accommodation for a trip
 

Post a photo on social media
 

Research a hobby or learn a new skill
 

 

 

 

 

Set up internet bankingLearn my way

Send an email to a friend of family member
 

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Look at restuarant or hotel reviews
 

 

 

 

 

Buy somethingLearn my way

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Turn on a laptop or computerLearn my way



If you would like to carry on developing your digital skills, remember that you can continue with the Learn My Way courses in your own time. Once you are registered, simply go to learnmyway.com and click sign-in to continue. You can study at your own pace wherever and whenever you use the Internet. If you can't remember your login in please contact us on 0161 342 2031 and we'll be able to help.

 

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