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Community Libraries Library Programs Digital Literacy 1

Digital Literacy and Technology Programs

Circuit Makers

Day: Mondays, commencing 7 February to 21 March 2022

Duration: 6 weeks

Cost: $30

Ages: 9 to 12 years

Venue: Salisbury Community Hub

Discover how the BBC Micro:Bit can be coded to control a variety of electrical devices. In this course you'll learn the basics of coding, building circuits, breadboarding and much more. Have fun creating clever little devices.

Register here.

Game Makers

Day: Tuesdays, commencing 7 February to 15 March 2022

Time: 3.45pm - 5pm

Ages: 8 to 12 years

Venue: Salisbury Community Hub

Learn all about game design and create some of the most common forms of games in this six-week course. Perfect for anyone who loves playing video games and wants to get started making their own.

Skill level required: Some experience with block-based coding.

Cost: $30 for 6 weeks. Bookings essential.

Register here.

Tinker Thursday

Tinker Thursday is for people of all ages to come in and learn about making with digital technology. During the day we run classes and drop-in making sessions, and after school we run a Tinkering Club for younger people.

To see all events and to book visit here.

3D Print Makers

Date: Commencing Wednesday 9 February

Ages: 8 to 12 years

Come along to learn everything there is to know about 3D printing. You will receive an introduction to the fundamentals of 3D printing technologies and 3D modelling.

After that, you'll be able to design and 3D Model and print your own board game pieces, characters, or whatever else you can dream up.

Cost: $30 for 6 weeks. Bookings essential.

Register here

Mindstorm Makers

Date: Commencing Wednesday 9 February

Time: 3.45pm to 5pm

Venue: The Mawson Centre

Ages: 7 - 11 years

Come and learn the basics of The Lego EV-3 Mindstorms robots in a fun and interactive way.

No experience is necessary. This six-week course will allow students to get the chance to learn how to program robots to use various motors and sensors to complete challenges.

Cost: $30 for 6 weeks. Bookings essential.

Register here.

Little Hoppers (Technology for years 4-6)

Bring your little ones in for exciting activities using technology. They might get to program some robots, control an animal orchestra, make music with flowers or build mechanical artwork. These free programs combine the latest technology with fun and creativity.

Find all of our Little Hoppers programs, and book here.

Making Video Games Online

If you can’t make it to our after school programs then why not try our new online resource about Making Games Online. There is a 12 part video series showing you how to get started with the brilliant Makecode Arcade website.

Access the course here or watch it on YouTube.

Tech Try Tuesdays

Day: Every Tuesday (during term)

Time: 10am to 11am

Tech Try Tuesdays is a series of talks and workshops aimed at exploring existing and emerging technologies.

Bookings essential. Register for a session.

This project is supported by funding from Office for Ageing Well through the SA Ageing Grant.

Digital Basics

Do you need some pointers when it comes to using your computer, smartphone or tablet? Sit side-by-side with our volunteer mentor who can walk you through the basics.

This program is intended to address one-off technology issues and is not an ongoing class, therefore the number of times you can book in for a session will be capped at three.

Subject to availability of our volunteers.

What to bring:

  • Your own digital device
  • Pen and paper for taking notes
  • Knowledge of any of your passwords.

Register for a session.

Digital Literacy for Seniors

Join us for a range of programs designed to help you connect and thrive online. Sessions will include seminars on important technology topics, and practical small group or one-on-one sessions where an experienced facilitator can help you learn about your device. Come along to increase your confidence and make the most of technology.

Register here. Or call 8406 8525

This project is supported by funding from Office for Ageing Well through the SA Ageing Grant.