Try 1 thing with Get Online Week 2017

Date published: 29 September 2017

Get Online Week 2017 (2 - 8 October) wants to encourage people in the UK who are not making full use of the internet to try one thing online t​hat they would normally do offline. This could be banking or paying a bill online instead of going into a branch or paying by post or over the phone.

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Free events will be happening across Northern Ireland through out the week and will see friendly staff and volunteers helping people to take their next steps online.

Find out more about Get Online Week 2017.

Free events 

Our GoONNI team will be co-hosting two days of free internet and digital training at the Ormeau Baths in Belfast on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 October. 

Ignite IT Education and Training are holding 'Try Free' events in Lisburn in the first week of October. 

Libraries NI will also be hosting lots of free events in local libraries. See the table below for events in your area.

Date Library Course Contact
3 October 10.30 am to 12.30 pm Glengormley Introduction to Kindle Fire 028 9083 3797
3 October
10.30 am to 12.30 pm
Killyleagh More on the iPad 028 4482 8407
3 October 10.30 am to 3.30 pm Limavady Skills for Universal Credit - one to one sessions 028 7776 2540
3 October 10.00 am to 12.00 pm Suffolk Your Health Online 028 9050 9235
4 October 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm Ballymena Central Introduction to Kindle Fire 028 2563 3950
4 October 10.30 am to 12.30 pm Keady Your Health Online 028 3753 1356
4 October 10.30 am to 12.30 pm Lurgan More on the iPad 028 3832 3912
4 October 10.30 am to 12.30 pm Newcastle iPad Introduction 028 4372 2710
5 October 10.00 am to 12.00 pm Derry Central Shopping Online 028 7122 9990
5 October 10.00 am to 12.00 pm Finaghy Internet Scams 028 9050 9214
5 October 10.30 am to 12.30 pm Kilkeel iPad Introduction 028 4176 2278
6 October 11.00 am to 1.00 pm Enniskillen iPad Introduction 028 6632 2886
6 October 10.00 am to 12.00 pm Newry City Moneysaving 028 3026 4683
6 October 10.00 am to 12.00 pm Omagh iPad Introduction 028 8244 0733
6 October 10.00 am to 12.00 pm Shankill Road iPad Introduction 028 9050 9232

Details of more free digital events can be found on the GoONNI event pages on nidirect.

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