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

  • Tuesday 10am to 12 noon
  • Thursday 10am to 12 noon and 2pm to 4pm

Bingley Library

01274 438780

  • Monday 2pm to 4pm

Bolling Hall Library

07582 108216

  • Wednesday 1pm to 3pm

Burley Library

01943 863714

  • Monday 1.30pm to 3.30pm

City Library

01274 433600

  • Tuesday 2pm to 4pm

Clayton Library

01274 880689

  • Monday 10am to 11.30am

Denholme Library

01274 933613

  • Please ask at the library

Eccleshill Library

01274 431544

  • No course at present

Great Horton Library

01274 431583

  • Thursday 10.30am to 12.30pm

Haworth Road Library

01274 494808

  • Monday afternoons

Holme Wood Library

01274 684012

  • Thursday 4.30pm to 6.30pm

Ilkley Library

01943 436225

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

Keighley Library

01535 618212

  • Tuesday 10am to 12 noon

Keighley Library - Local Studies

01535 618215

  • Wednesday 2pm to 4pm

Laisterdyke Library

01274 434724

  • Friday 10am to 12 noon

Manningham Library

01274 435353

  • Monday 4.30pm to 6.30pm

Menston Library

01943 876539

  • Monday 10am to 12 noon
  • Thursday 10am to 12 noon

Queensbury Library

01274 882261

  • Please ask at the library

St. Augustine's Library

01274 721064

  • Tuesday 11am to 12.30pm

Shipley Library

01274 437150

  • Tuesday 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Silsden Library

01535 652480

  • Thursday 2pm to 4pm

Thornbury Library

01274 666984

  • Tuesday 2pm to 4pm

Thornton Library

01274 833442

  • Wednesday 10am to 11.30am

Wibsey Library

01274 679043

  • Friday 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Wilsden Library

07530 714926

  • Please ask at the library

Wrose Library

01274 592570

  • Please ask at the library

Wyke Library

01274 431598

  • Monday 2pm to 4pm
  • Monday 5pm - 6.45pm

 

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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