Technology programmes for teens and adults

Technology Programmes for Teens and Adults

Explore library programmes and sessions designed to help you become more comfortable with technology, and to make better use of your own computer tools.

Free Programmes

These programmes are free, but bookings are required.

Better Digital Futures Computer Programmes for ages 65+

Better Digital Futures is a programme that Christchurch City Libraries runs in collaboration with Stepping Up NZ. It supports over 65s to learn new skills and build confidence in using computers, smartphones, tablets, and the internet.

  • Bookings required via the Stepping Up - Better Digital Futures website. Please ask library staff if you need help to register
  • More information about Digital skills for seniors
  • Free

Free sessions (no bookings required)

Auahatanga - Creative Spaces

Where everyone can learn, make and design.

Our creative and learning spaces welcome everyone. It does not matter if you have just got started, or are reigniting a creative passion. We have some amazing technology available around our Christchurch City Libraries.

Find out more about each piece of gear, where you can find it, Open Creative Sessions. and how you can use it to help exercise your creativity!

Open Creative Time

Technology Help Drop-in Sessions

Get help with specific issues such as using email, searching the internet, using the library catalogue, using electronic resources and any other general technology related queries. Free, no bookings required.

Open Studio at Tūranga

Tūranga has an audio and video studio! This is a chance for anyone to come in and discover more about audio and video production. No experience is necessary, just enthusiasm. These sessions are geared towards interested adults of all ages.

Children must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver.

Open Studio

GenConnect - Drop-in

Questions about your iPad, Smart Phone or Tablet? Want to know how to use Skype, Facebook, or share your photos with family or friends? Unsure what an app is and what are the best ones to use? Come along to a free GenConnect session, where friendly high school students will be on hand to help with all of your technology questions! Not held during school holidays.


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