Free digital sessions

Our digital champions run a range of sessions to help you get online.

You can get one-to-one help at our 'Get online' sessions or can come to one of our free Online Basics courses.

You can also find us supporting other advice sessions, for example, to help with filling in Universal Credit claims or using council services online.

To find out more, and whether you need to book, click on the session you're interested in below:

Get online sessions

These informal chats will give you more confidence using your smart phone, tablet or PC and help you to access services on the web. You can ask our digital experts questions about using your device, or we can advise you if you're thinking about buying some equipment.  

We can help you with things like:

  • setting up email
  • using the internet
  • online safety
  • using council services online to pay for, apply for, or tell us about something

Call (01226) 773555 to book a place on any of the following sessions, or call into your local library.
Sessions take about 45 minutes.

Bring your device if you have one, or you can use one of ours on the day.




Goldthorpe Wednesday 24 January 2018 10am to 1pm 
Worsbrough Friday 26 January 2018 10am to 1pm
Penistone Friday 2 February 2018 10am to 1pm 
Central  Tuesday 6 February 2018 10am to 1pm
Grimethorpe Tuesday 6 February 2018 10am to 1pm
Wombwell Tuesday 13 February 2018 10am to 1pm
Mapplewell  Tuesday 13 February 2018 3pm to 6pm
Hoyland Wednesday 14 February 2018 10am to 1pm
Royston Thursday 15 February 2018 10am to 1pm 
Thurnscoe Monday 19 February 2018 10am to 1pm 
Cudworth Tuesday 20 February 2018 10am to 1pm 
Roundhouse Wednesday 21 February 2018 10am to 1pm 
Darfield Monday 26 February 2018 10am to 1pm
Dodworth Tuesday 27 February 2018 10am to 1pm

Online banking sessions

To learn about using internet banking and advice on how to keep your information secure online, come along to one of our online banking sessions.

Call (01226) 773555 to book a place on any of the following sessions, or call into the library.

Library Date Time
Hoyland Wednesday 7 February 2018 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Wombwell Tuesday 20 February 2018 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Penistone Thursday 1 March 2018 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Barnsley North area advice drop-in sessions

Citizens Advice and DIAL are running drop-in advice sessions for people who live in Barnsley North area.

Our digital champions will be at the sessions below to help with:

  • making or updating a Universal Credit claim
  • filling in forms online
  • using the council's website to apply, report or pay for something
  • finding information online

Drop in to see us at any of the sessions below.

Location Date Drop in between
Mapplewell Library Wednesday 24 January 2018 2pm to 5pm
Darton Centre Thursday 25 January 2018 9am to 12pm
Mapplewell Library Wednesday 31 January 2018 2pm to 5pm