Be­come tech savvy with li­brary ses­sion

Pilbara News - - Pilbara | Lifestyle -

While some older adults might think adapt­ing to the lat­est tech­nol­ogy is un­nec­es­sary, there are many ben­e­fits to be­com­ing tech savvy.

Learn­ing about so­cial me­dia plat­forms can help peo­ple keep in touch with long-dis­tance friends and fam­ily, while know­ing how to use per­sonal de­vices prop­erly strength­ens con­fi­dence and in­de­pen­dence.

Kar­ratha Li­brary is host­ing a free Adults Tech Help ses­sion to­day from 9.30am to 10.30am.

A staff mem­ber from the Kar­ratha Tel­stra Shop will be on hand to give tips, ad­vice and help to those who are not quite up to scratch when it comes to tech­nol­ogy.

Par­tic­i­pants are en­cour­aged to bring along their own tablet or smart­phone and know their log-in and pass­word to the de­vice in or­der to max­imise the ben­e­fits from this ses­sion.

For more in­for­ma­tion and to se­cure a seat, phone 9186 8660 or email kar­­brary@kar­

Kar­ratha Li­brary is lo­cated next to Moon­rise Cinema at North West TAFE cam­pus on Dampier High­way.

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