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Digital skills classes at Oamaru Public Library


Got a computer or smartphone? Want to use it for life, hobbies, family or work? Stepping UP free computer classes are for you!

Stepping UP is free community-based training that builds your digital skills and knowledge in small easy steps, in subjects that interest you for your life or work. Each self-paced module takes two hours, in a relaxed and sociable space, with a friendly library tutor there to help.
The Oamaru Public Library can run the following courses throughout the year – depending on interest and demand. Please ring us on 03 433 0850 and ask for Debbie or Eileen to find out more.

- Apps
- Classroom e-Learning
- Digital Photos
- Email 1 and 2
- Facebook
- Google Drive
- Google and the Internet
- Internet Security and Safety
- Intro to Chromebooks
- Intro to Social Media
- Intro to Tablets
- Online Newspapers (Press Reader)
- Photo Editing Basics
- Pinterest
- Smartphones
- Skype
- Trade Me
- You Tube


Free modem and 30GB of data, with subsidised internet access for families with children under the age of 18.

Spark Jump is a low-cost, pre-pay internet service for families with children under the age of 18 that do not, currently, have access to the internet at home. The service is subsidised by the Spark Foundation and offered through the Oamaru Public Library free of charge.
Check to see if your residential address has 4G coverage by ringing us on 03 433 0850 or check here: https://www.spark.co.nz/4g/
You can also come into the Oamaru Public Library to enquire.
Once we’ve worked out that you are in a coverage area we will join you up with a Skinny account and give you a free Skinny modem already pre-loaded with 30GB of data. After that, you can top up your modem with 30GB of data for only $10.