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Get Online Week 18-24 October 2021


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Now’s the Time to Get Online with Tameside Libraries

  • As everything is going digital nowadays, are you feeling left behind?
  • Could you or someone you know do with doing more online?
  • Would you like to improve your digital skills for to get a better job or move on?Image - Get online week
  • During Get Online Week Tameside Libraries can give you tips on becoming more confident using the Internet.

Getting the most out of the internet doesn’t have to be scary. It’s #GetOnlineWeek2021! and Tameside Libraries are 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.

If you feel you need support because everything is online these days we have a range of ideas and help on using the internet more for different areas of life such as health, learning, finding employment or managing your money.  If you think you would like to explore any of these areas more you could try one of the free Learn My Way courses on these topics. You can dip in and do as much as you need or complete each course.

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!

Join in with one of the events happening at Ashton Library during Get Online Week to find out how we can help you. Contact us via  or 0161 342 2031 to find out more.   


Library Events
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18 Oct
Ashton Market Place 11am - 2pm for help with:
Taking your driving theory test ~ Preparing for the British Citizenship Test ~ Getting free talking books on your device, plus eBooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers. ~ Learning basic I.T. skills or develop further skills for work and life. ~ Finding and applying for jobs online ~ Getting information to support your
business ~ Volunteering as a TechKnow Buddy
19 Oct
Ashton Library 11am-12noon
Get Started With Learn My Way - register for a free online basic I.T. skills courses and study at your own pace.
Ashton Library 2-3.30pm
Make Reading Accessible - for people who are blind, have sight loss, a hearing impairment or anything that stops them from using standard print.
20 Oct
Ashton Library
· Avoiding online scams with the Greater Manchester Police Cyber Team 10am-3pm.
· Digital games table - Adults 1-3pm
· Digital games - Children 3-4.30pm
21 Oct
Zoom event 3-4pm
Social Media Marketing for Business -  Online Workshop for Small Businesses.

Ashton Library 3.30-4.30pm
Get Started With iDEA—register for a free online courses to improve your I.T. skills and study at your own pace.
22 Oct
Ashton Library 11am-12noon
Computers for the Terrified Coffee Morning - ideas and help if you don’t know the first thing about computers.
Ashton Library 1pm-4.30pm
Device Advice Clinic - book a slot for some help if you have a problem with your tablet or smartphone. 0161 342 2031


Further Information
0161 342 2031

Have a look at our Get Online Week page for more ideas on how to try something new online including Get Online Week Bingo.


Around Tameside

There are other digital events and activities are taking place during Get Online Week.

Digital Diamonds offer free internet access and support every weekday from 10am – 4pm and Thursday evenings from 6pm-8pm at the Linda Fletcher I.T. and Community Base Ryecroft House, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0SA. Please contact Nicola on 07802866323

West African Development run Basic I.T. Classes including a 1:1 initial session to assess current ability. Sessions are held at Unit H, 1st Floor Jannat Business Centre, Good Hope Mill, 98 Bentick Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 7SS. Call 0161 327 3095 or email


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