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Social Media for Beginners 1 April 2015
See the world in a new way! Explore Instagram and Pinterest. Learn how to capture and share pictures or video, choose a filter and post to Instagram. Also learn how to create a board and organise the things you love using Pinterest. You will need an email or Facebook account before attending the course. Basic computer skills are required.
Wednesday, 1 April 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $20.00 ea.

Where do I start? eResources 9 April 2015
This hands-on workshop highlights the online resources available via the State Library website. Learn how to access ebooks, local and international newspapers, reference works, full-text magazines and more. Basic computer skills are required.
Thursday, 9 April 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Where do I start? Discover the SL 7 May 2015
For the first-time user, this talk introduces the fantastic services and collections available at the State Library and provides a good idea of where to begin research.
Thursday, 7 May 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Online Resources for Teachers 7 May 2015
Explore the State Library’s extraordinary online collections and resources which are ready for classroom use. Basic computer skills are required. Afternoon tea will be provided.
Board of Studies Teaching Educational Standards’ (BOSTES) endorsed provider of BOSTES Registered professional development for the maintenance of accreditation at the level of Proficient Teacher.
Thursday, 7 May 2015 at 4:00 PM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Treasures of Trove 13 May 2015
This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the unrivalled repository of Australian and online resources available from the Trove website. Search books, images, maps, music, archives and more. Learn how to access digitised newspapers and local history information on Trove and how to sign up and add comments, edit text and tag articles. Basic computer skills are required.
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $20.00 ea.

Reading Yesterday's News 15 May 2015
Join us for this hands-on workshop and discover how to find newspapers in our computer catalogue, via our electronic databases and on the internet. Find out how you can access newspaper databases at home using your Library card. View a historic newspaper from the collection. Basic computer skills are required.
Friday, 15 May 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Starting Family Research 27 May 2015
Family history can reveal surprising and sometimes moving lost stories that enhance an individual's understanding of who they are. Family history librarians will provide an introductory program on the State Library’s diverse family history collections. Rarely seen collection items will be on display.
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Twitter for Teachers 10 June 2015
Discover how to use Twitter to communicate with teacher colleagues, make new contacts and develop a personal learning network. Set up a Twitter account and learn how to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers. You will need an email account before attending the course. Basic computer skills are required.
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 at 4:00 PM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Where do I start? SL website 11 June 2015
This hands-on workshop provides an overview of the services and resources available from the State Library website. Explore highlights of the Library’s collections, take a guided tour of the catalogues and browse our exhibitions and events. Basic computer skills are required.
Thursday, 11 June 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Reliving the 60s 19 June 2015
Remember the miniskirts, flower children, anti-Vietnam War protests and the day of the moon landing? The swinging sixties heralded the start of women’s liberation, the conservation movement and an Australian popular culture increasingly influenced by international trends. Come to reminisce or discover an era you missed out on!
Friday, 19 June 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Preserving Family History: Photos 23 June 2015
A seminar dedicated to the long term care of printed photographs. The emphasis will be on archival storage, with tips on what materials to use and where to find them. Bring along one or two family photographs to discuss their care with a Library conservator.
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $30.00 ea.

Welcome to the World of eBooks 25 June 2015
Join us for a hands-on workshop exploring how to use an ereader, phone or tablet to read ebooks. Discover the Library's ebook collections and learn how to download ebooks from popular websites.
Thursday, 25 June 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Where do I start? eResources 9 July 2015
This hands-on workshop highlights the online resources available via the State Library website. Learn how to access ebooks, local and international newspapers, reference works, full-text magazines and more. Basic computer skills are required.
Thursday, 9 July 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Reading Yesterday's News 16 July 2015
Join us for this hands-on workshop and discover how to find newspapers in our computer catalogue, via our electronic databases and on the internet. Find out how you can access newspaper databases at home using your Library card. View a historic newspaper from the collection. Basic computer skills are required.
Thursday, 16 July 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Social Media for Beginners 17 July 2015
See the world in a new way! Explore Instagram and Pinterest. Learn how to capture and share pictures or video, choose a filter and post to Instagram. Also learn how to create a board and organise the things you love using Pinterest. You will need an email or Facebook account before attending the course. Basic computer skills are required.
Friday, 17 July 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $20.00 ea.

Starting Family Research 23 July 2015
Family history can reveal surprising and sometimes moving lost stories that enhance an individual's understanding of who they are. Family history librarians will provide an introductory program on the State Library’s diverse family history collections. Rarely seen collection items will be on display.
Thursday, 23 July 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

The Art of Searching Online 28 July 2015
There is more to Google searching than you think! This hands-on session will help you develop the skills to get the best online results. Learn the art of keyword choice, how to use search operators and explore additional tools and functions available within Google search.
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $20.00 ea.

Where do I start? Discover the SL 12 August 2015
For the first-time user, this talk introduces the fantastic services and collections available at the State Library and provides a good idea of where to begin research.
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Online Resources for Teachers 26 August 2015
Explore the State Library’s extraordinary online collections and resources which are ready for classroom use. Basic computer skills are required. Afternoon tea will be provided.
Board of Studies Teaching Educational Standards’ (BOSTES) endorsed provider of BOSTES Registered professional development for the maintenance of accreditation at the level of Proficient Teacher.
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 at 4:00 PM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Welcome to the World of eBooks 27 August 2015
Join us for a hands-on workshop exploring how to use an ereader, phone or tablet to read ebooks. Discover the Library's ebook collections and learn how to download ebooks from popular websites.
Thursday, 27 August 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Twitter for Teachers 2 September 2015
Discover how to use Twitter to communicate with teacher colleagues, make new contacts and develop a personal learning network. Set up a Twitter account and learn how to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers. You will need an email account before attending the course. Basic computer skills are required.
Wednesday, 2 September 2015 at 4:00 PM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Researching Stocks and Shares 3 September 2015
A hands-on workshop for people interested in discovering more about publicly listed companies and their shares. Bring along the name of a company and we will show you how to find company overviews, recent news, annual reports and share prices. Basic computer skills are required. Note: This session is educational and informational only, the Library does not provide financial advice.
Thursday, 3 September 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Where do I start? SL website 10 September 2015
This hands-on workshop provides an overview of the services and resources available from the State Library website. Explore highlights of the Library’s collections, take a guided tour of the catalogues and browse our exhibitions and events. Basic computer skills are required.
Thursday, 10 September 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Treasures of Trove 15 September 2015
This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the unrivalled repository of Australian and online resources available from the Trove website. Search books, images, maps, music, archives and more. Learn how to access digitised newspapers and local history information on Trove and how to sign up and add comments, edit text and tag articles. Basic computer skills are required.
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $20.00 ea.

Exploring Colonial Sydney 16 September 2015
Join State Library staff to discover the story of Sydney from 1788 to 1900. We will look at manuscripts, maps, paintings and art works that tell stories of early Sydney. Practise using the Library’s catalogues and other search tools, and discover the many formats that can be researched to discover old Sydney. A selection of unique collection items will be on display.
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Where do I start? eResources 8 October 2015
This hands-on workshop highlights the online resources available via the State Library website. Learn how to access ebooks, local and international newspapers, reference works, full-text magazines and more. Basic computer skills are required.
Thursday, 8 October 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Reading Yesterday's News 9 October 2015
Join us for this hands-on workshop and discover how to find newspapers in our computer catalogue, via our electronic databases and on the internet. Find out how you can access newspaper databases at home using your Library card. View a historic newspaper from the collection. Basic computer skills are required.
Friday, 9 October 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Starting Family Research 16 October 2015
Family history can reveal surprising and sometimes moving lost stories that enhance an individual's understanding of who they are. Family history librarians will provide an introductory program on the State Library’s diverse family history collections. Rarely seen collection items will be on display.
Friday, 16 October 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Social Media for Beginners 19 October 2015
See the world in a new way! Explore Instagram and Pinterest. Learn how to capture and share pictures or video, choose a filter and post to Instagram. Also learn how to create a board and organise the things you love using Pinterest. You will need an email or Facebook account before attending the course. Basic computer skills are required.
Monday, 19 October 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $20.00 ea.

Online Resources for Teachers 21 October 2015
Explore the State Library’s extraordinary online collections and resources which are ready for classroom use. Basic computer skills are required. Afternoon tea will be provided.
Board of Studies Teaching Educational Standards’ (BOSTES) endorsed provider of BOSTES Registered professional development for the maintenance of accreditation at the level of Proficient Teacher.
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 at 4:00 PM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Welcome to the World of eBooks 23 October 2015
Join us for a hands-on workshop exploring how to use an ereader, phone or tablet to read ebooks. Discover the Library's ebook collections and learn how to download ebooks from popular websites.
Friday, 23 October 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Reliving the 70s 10 November 2015
The 1970s was a decade of great change in Australia with developments in women’s rights, Indigenous rights, politics, music and fashion. Dig out those flares and platform shoes and come along to see and hear about some of the highlights from our collections.
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Where do I start? Discover SL 12 November 2015
For the first-time user, this talk introduces the fantastic services and collections available at the State Library and provides a good idea of where to begin research.
Thursday, 12 November 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

Preserving Family History: Digital 18 Nov 2015
A seminar dedicated to the long term care of digital media. The emphasis will be on the vulnerability of different digital formats and tips on preservation strategies that aim to achieve archival storage.
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $30.00 ea.

The Art of Searching Online 29 October 2015
There is more to Google searching than you think! This hands-on session will help you develop the skills to get the best online results. Learn the art of keyword choice, how to use search operators and explore additional tools and functions available within Google search.
Thursday, 29 October 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $20.00 ea.

Christmas in the Colony 8 December 2015
Join us for a festive show-and-tell and discover how Christmas was celebrated in the colonies. Which traditions linger and which have faded away? Examples from the collections tell their own story of the time with references to the warm weather and local flora and fauna. See original newspapers, pictures and Christmas cards held in the Library’s rich collections
Tuesday, 8 December 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $10.00 ea.

Where do I start? SL website 10 December 2015
This hands-on workshop provides an overview of the services and resources available from the State Library website. Explore highlights of the Library’s collections, take a guided tour of the catalogues and browse our exhibitions and events. Basic computer skills are required.
Thursday, 10 December 2015 at 10:30 AM
 
Attendees: 1 $5.00 ea.

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