Be Connected

If you want to learn how to get started online and be confident using computers, tablets and smartphones, then it’s time to Be Connected. These short courses include face-to-face training, online teaching and how-to guides.

The short courses cover many topics such as:

  • Internet banking
  • Safety on the internet
  • Searching family history
  • Finding out what an app is and how to use it
  • How to watch TV online

You can also book a one-on-one half hour session with one of our friendly library staff members.

If you want to learn from home, the Be Connected site lets you ask questions on any topic with easy to understand answers. Visit Be Connected

You can go also find short courses on the LinkedIn Learning website. You can access them for free using your library number (under the barcode on your card) and your pin (six digits with your date, month and year of birth). Click here to start: Linkedin Learning Library

Book a Librarian

Do you need a hand to get started online? Do you have question about something you have recently learned? Book in for a one-on-one half hour session where a staff member will help answer your questions.
You can Book Online (use the category function to choose a date and time) or phone your library of choice.

Goomeri LibraryFirst Thursday of the month, 2pm-4pm
Bookings essential: phone 41684340

Gympie LibraryWednesdays 9am-12pm
Bookings essential: phone 54810859

Imbil Library - First Tuesday of the month, 9.30am-11.30am
Bookings essential: phone 54845488

Tin Can Bay Library – Tuesdays and Fridays, 2.30pm-4pm
Bookings essential: phone 54864355

Rainbow Beach Library – Mondays, 11am-12.30pm
Bookings essential

Be Connected Drop at Kilkivan Library

Do you need a hand to get started online? Do you have a question about something that you have recently learned? Drop in to the Kilkivan Library during opening hours for some free one on one help. Kilkivan Library is open on Monday, Thursday and Friday from 9 – 12noon as well as Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-5pm.  No bookings required.

Be Connected Sessions

Using the cloud
Gympie Library - Thursday 24 November 10- 12noon

Explore the benefits of the cloud and how it can be used to back up and share photos and other important documents from your computer or mobile device. You'll learn how to use the cloud and Google Maps to locate your devices and share your location with close family and friends.
Bookings are essential: phone 54810859 or visit here to book online

Apps that come with your cloud subscription
Gympie Library – Thursday
24 November 1-3pm
Cloud subscriptions offer more than just storage. This exciting topic explores all the benefits that come with your cloud subscription. From free productivity apps, to photo storage and video calling apps, you’ll learn all there is to know about free and paid cloud subscriptions from the main cloud storage providers.
Bookings are essential: phone 54810859 or visit here to book online

Apple iPads : Getting started
Gympie Library – Thursday 8 December 10-12noon

New to the world of iPads? Learn how to get started on your iPad. Join us as we take a look at how you can adjust the security, privacy and accessibility of your device. Find out about your system and network settings and how you can adjust the device for your needs.
Bookings Essential: phone 54810859 or visit here to book online

Android Tablets: Getting Started
Gympie Library – Thursday 8 December 1-3pm

New to the world of Tablets? Learn how to get started on your Android Tablets. Join us as we take a look at how you can adjust the security, privacy and accessibility of your device. Find out about your system and network settings and how you can adjust the device for your needs.
Bookings Essential: phone 54810859 or visit here to book online

Apple iPads: Doing More
Gympie Library – Thursday 22 December 10-12noon

Have fun and stay safer with your iPad. We show you how to use the camera to take great photos, how to block nuisance messages and how to get some peace and quiet with the clever Do Not Disturb feature. We also look at how you can save and easily find files on your iPad and how to enter the wonderful world of listening to radio podcasts
Bookings Essential: phone 54810859 or visit here to book online

Android Tablets: Doing More
Gympie Library – Thursday 22 December 1-3pm

Have fun and stay safer with your Tablets. We show you how to use the camera to take great photos, how to block nuisance messages and how to get some peace and quiet with the clever Do Not Disturb feature. We also look at how you can save and easily find files on your phone and how to enter the wonderful world of listening to radio podcasts.
Bookings Essential: phone 54810859 or visit here to book online

Researching and Booking Travel Online
Gympie Library –
Thursday 12 January 10-12noon
This exciting topic shows you everything you need to know about safely researching and booking travel online. You’ll find out some key tips for finding the best deals online, how you can safely access your finances while travelling and what you need to do if you plan on travelling with medications.
Bookings Essential: phone 54810859 or visit here to book online

Buying and Selling Online
Gympie Library –
Thursday 12 January 1-3pm
Learn how to stay safer when you buy and sell online from traditional retailers and online marketplaces, such as eBay. We also show you how to set up a PayPal account to pay for things online securely and how to protect your personal information and details while shopping online.
Bookings Essential: phone 54810859 or visit here to book online

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