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 Technology Events
Eastern Regional Libraries runs an exciting, year-long program of technology-focused events. Past sessions have included: Buying and Selling on eBay; Privacy and VPNs; How to use Pinterest; and Facebook for Small Business.

Most sessions are completely free of charge and are geared towards beginners. Bring along your questions!

eLearning One-to-Ones
Eastern Regional Libraries offers free, one-on-one sessions to help you access our wide array of online resources. Have a new device, and want to start listening to eAudiobooks? Or have you bought a new iPad, and need to reinstall Zinio? Then these sessions are for you.

eLearning One-to-One sessions are held around the region by members of our eLearning team. To book your place, please contact your local library directly.

 Basic Internet Training
The State Library of Victoria has created a course that’s designed to help you get online and use the internet with confidence. It includes tips on searching the web, managing passwords and using email.

It’s completely free to use and functions well on library PCs. Browse its various articles to build your confidence online.

Free Tech Help Sessions

Regular technology support is available at some library branches. These free sessions provide the opportunity for you to ask a library team member your most pressing technology questions. While we can’t necessarily fix a broken device, we’ll help to the best of our abilities!

These sessions are for anyone with any kind of technology question; just bring along your device, your questions, and a sense of curiosity.

Realm Library

Every second Wednesday from 10am – 11am.

Join the Realm Library team with your devices and questions. There’s space for six people with two trainers, bookings are essential. Phone 9800 6430

Rowville Library

Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 10am – 12pm.

Rowville Library’s tech savvy team are on hand two mornings each week. No bookings necessary, just bring your device and queries.

Yarra Junction Library

Thursdays from 2:30pm – 4:30pm.

This casual computer group is filled with friendly faces who support each other in a fun, social environment. It includes regular themed presentations from the library’s technology team. No bookings necessary. Come for a cup of tea and some tech chat!