Free digital sessions

Our digital champions run free one-to-one support sessions to help you feel more confident using the internet and online services.

You can book a session and bring your own device along (such as a laptop, tablet or smartphone), or you can borrow one of ours on the day - just let us know when you request to book.

Our digital champions can help you with things such as:

  • emailing
  • browsing the web and staying safe online
  • video calling
  • online shopping and banking
  • using online council services, such as:
  • using online library services, including eBooks and eAudio and your online library account

Session dates and times

Location  Date Time 
Wombwell Library Friday 24 September 2021 10am to 1pm
Library @ the Lightbox Tuesday 28 September 2021 1pm to 4pm
Royston Library Tuesday 5 October 1pm to 4pm
Cudworth Library Friday 8 October 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Darfield Library Monday 11 October 2pm to 5pm
Hoyland Library Tuesday 12 October 1pm to 4pm
Mapplewell and Staincross Library Wednesday 13 October 2pm to 5pm
Goldthorpe Library Thursday 14 October 10am to 1pm
Penistone Library Thursday 21 October 9.30am to 12.30pm
Wombwell Library Thursday 21 October 10am to 1pm
Library @ the Lightbox Monday 25 October 2pm to 5pm

You can request to book a 45 minute slot at any of the sessions above by filling in our online form or calling (01226) 773555. If you'd like to attend at a library not listed, just let us know your preferred location when you contact us.

Your digital safety sessions

This free, 90 minute session will help you recognise online scams, fake websites, phishing emails and provide useful advice on how to keep yourself, your device, and your personal data safe and secure while browsing online.

Location  Date Time 
The Factory, Goldthorpe Tuesday 16 November 2pm to 3.30pm
Library @ the Lightbox Thursday 18 November 10.30am to 12pm
Penistone Library Friday 19 November 10am to 11.30am

You can request to attend one of the sessions above by filling in our online form below or emailing DigitalChampions@barnsley.gov.uk

Free online basics course

If you'd like to learn even more about getting online, you can join us for a free course. There's a choice of dates and venues, and each course runs one day a week for six weeks.

Find out more about our online basics courses.