Get Online Week
6th October 2015
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The Internet, how to use it and the benefits it brings is something that most of us take for granted.  Not just personally in our free time but in our professional lives too. As business owners it’s something we utilise each and every day, its second nature to us now. It’s part of our lives, our routine – and to be frank with you -without it, we wouldn’t even have a business.

It’s that important.

The world has become a much smaller and you could argue - better place because of it.

But to some people the internet remains an unknown quantity, and all the benefits of being on line simply aren’t discovered or enjoyed, which is a real shame; the internet can make life easier in ways both big and small — and it can be much simpler than people think!

Well help is at hand with a national campaign aimed at getting more people online.

Its “Get online Week” at Barrow library again and they’re running a range of events to promote what they offer to help people learn digital skills. 

Monday 12th October sees Roose Library holding a tablet help session from 11am-12.30pm

On Wednesday 14th barrow Library have a tablet pop up activity session from 10.30am -11.30am

Thursday 15th is Online Resources Day and Encyclopaedia Brittanica training

Friday 16th brings a promotion from 10.30 – 11.30 and Silver Surfers from 1.30 – 3pm

Also on Friday 16th October John Woodcock MP is hosting a digital surgery at Barrow library from 2 - 3.30pm –  so come along and bring your questions with you. If you can’t make the event why not email or use Twitter to ask your questions?

Twitter: @jwoodcockmp       Email:

So if you know someone who’d like to learn some digital skills and be more confident online then get in touch today.

To book a session, please phone Barrow library on 01229 407370, or Roose library on 01229 811674.

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