Learn My Way

IT courses for beginners

In the library you can learn at your own pace with staff help and support available when you need it.

What is Learn My Way?

Learn My Way courses are short (20 to 40 minutes) courses which show you how to use the computer to make the most of the Internet. 

I know nothing about computers - will the courses be too advanced for me?

No, our Learn My Way courses are for complete beginners. When you are confident with the basics you can move on to do more advanced courses if you wish.

How long is the course?

You should expect to come once a week for 5 to 6 weeks

How much does it cost?

All our computer courses are free of charge

Can I learn at my local library?

All our libraries run Learn My Way computer courses. Please ask at your local branch or check the Learn My Way course sessions. If there is a long waiting list or the course is on the wrong day for you staff can direct you to another library nearby.

What will I learn?

Start with the basics:

  • how to use the mouse and keyboard 
  • move on to sending an email 
  • learn to use the Internet safely, then start using the Internet yourself

Once you are comfortable with the basics you can choose what to do next:

  • accessing public services such as the NHS, government or local council websites 
  • job hunting and interviews 
  • online shopping 
  • family history 
  • using digital TV, mobile phones, home computers 
  • eBay, blogs, music online

Sessions

Addingham Library

01943 830061

  • Please ask at the Library

Baildon Library

01274 581425

  • Please ask at the library

Bingley Library

01274 438780

  • Monday 2pm to 4pm

Bolling Hall Library

07582 108216

  • Please ask at the library

City Library

01274 433600

  • Tuesday 2pm to 4pm

Clayton Library

01274 880689

  • Please ask at the library

Denholme Library

01274 933613

  • Please ask at the library

Eccleshill Library

01274 431544

  • No course at present

Great Horton Library

  • Please ask at the library

Holme Wood Library

01274 684012

  • Please ask at the library

Ilkley Library

01943 436225

  • Tuesday 2.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Wednesday 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Keighley Library - Local Studies

01535 618215

  • Wednesday 2pm to 4pm

Laisterdyke Library

01274 434724

  • Please ask at the library

Manningham Library

01274 435353

  • Please ask at the library

St. Augustine's Library

  • Please ask at the library

Shipley Library

01274 437150

  • Tuesday 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Silsden Library

  • Please ask at the library

Thornbury Library

01274 666984

  • Please ask at the library

Thornton Library

  • Please ask at the library

Wibsey Library

01274 679043

  • Please ask at the library

Wilsden Library

07530 714926

  • Please ask at the library

Wrose Library

  • Please ask at the library

Wyke Library

01274 431598

  • Please ask at the library

What do I do now?

Speak to the library staff and ask to book onto a computer course.

And most importantly, enjoy your learning!

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