Free online basics course

If you'd like to learn 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.

Sessions cover:

  • Week 1 – using the internet and searching the internet
  • Week 2 – online forms and keeping your personal details secure online
  • Week 3 – using email
  • Week 4 – accessing public services and health services online
  • Week 5 – online shopping
  • Week 6 – learning to video call and watching/listening online

You can bring your own laptop or tablet if you have one, or borrow one of ours on the day.

Course dates and times

Location Day Dates Time How to book a place
Penistone Library Friday 1 October to 5 November 2021 10am to 12pm Request to book online, call (01226) 773555, or ask in the library.
Emmanuel Methodist Church, Huddersfield Road, Barnsley Monday 4 October to 15 November 2021

(7-week course including how to use social media)
10.30am to 12.30pm Request to book online or call (01226) 773555.
Library @ the Lightbox Wednesday 20 October to 24 November 2021 2pm to 4pm Request to book online, call (01226) 773555, or ask in the library.
Hoyland Library Thursday 28 October to 2 December 2021 2pm to 4pm Request to book online, call (01226) 773555, or ask in the library.
Recovery College, Gawber Road, Barnsley Thursday 4 November to 9 December 2021 10am to 12pm Call the Recovery College on (01226) 730433.