9:32pm Tuesday 25th March 2014
LIBRARIES in Monmouthshire are holding internet taster events to help people learn more about using computers as part of the national Spring Online campaign.
Caldicot Library will be holding a drop-in session on April 2 from 10am to 12pm to teach people how to download e-books and magazines.
On April 4, Caldicot Library will be holding a session between 2pm and 4pm for people to find out more about facebook and twitter.
Chepstow Library will be holding an informal IT and cake session on April 3 for anyone worried about using computers from 2pm to 4pm.
The Spring Online 2014 with Carphone Warehouse is a digital inclusion campaign by Digital Unite. From March 31 to April 4 thousands of free events are held across the UK to encourage lasting use of the internet.
Fiona Ashley, community librarian at Caldicot Library, said: “For some, computers can be a little scary, and they just need a helping hand to get them started.”
For details, contact Caldicot Library 01291 426425 or Chepstow Library 01291 635730.
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