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Community Libraries Library Programs Digital Literacy 1

Digital Literacy and Technology Programs

STEAM Makers

Thursdays, commencing 23 February (for 6 weeks)

3.40pm to 5pm

Salisbury Community Hub

Ages: 4 to 9 years

Join us for a program designed for kids who want to develop their abilities and express their creativity through STEAM based projects. In these seminars, you will get the opportunity to experiment with and learn about a wide range of scientific and technological devices.


Register here.

Game Jam

Tuesdays, commencing 7 February (8 weeks)

4pm to 5.15pm

The Mawson Centre

Ages: 8 to 14 years

Making games is a great way to engage young people in telling stories, character creation and build an understanding of gamification. Over the course of eight weeks, this program will assist young people in creating their own specialised games and receiving tailored assistance in developing their own project. Participants will also have the opportunity to try out various types of gaming, ranging from traditional switch and computer games to virtual reality. Participants will be invited to enter ‘Gamify our Nature’ where three scenarios based around local Salisbury Nature that can be turned into games with prizes and awards being presented for ‘Best Game’. Culminating in a Game Jam where everyone plays each other's games or pitches their game concepts.

COST: $40

Register here.

Tech Try Tuesdays

Salisbury Community Hub

These beginner-friendly technology workshops will help you improve your digital literacy. Learn everything from how to connect to the internet, make video calls, and set up your device to scam awareness and online safety.

Tech try is a series of talks and workshops aimed at exploring existing and emerging technologies. Some weeks will focus on how to make the most of everyday tech, while others will look into new and intriguing topics. Booking is essential.

Register for a session.

Being Digital: Tech Drop-Ins

Salisbury Community Hub

Small classes for adults (young people and children can participate alongside an adult).

Book yourself and your friends for a class about technology. You can choose from a variety of topics that are designed to help you get started with technology, advance your existing technology skills, or find new and interesting uses for your devices. Select from a range of topics.

Find out more.

3D Animation and Visual Effects

Mondays, commencing 6 February (6 weeks)

3.45pm to 5pm

Para Hills Community Hub

Ages: 10 to 17 years

Free software such as Blender will be used to conduct the course. Bring 3D models that you have created to life!

Cost: $30 for 6 weeks.

Register here.