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Silver Surfers Day

Acquiring basic digital skills can vastly improve people’s quality of life. It can help keep in contact with family and friends, and it can save you money.

Go ON NI events

Go ON NI events are free and take place in libraries, community centres and various venues across Northern Ireland. There are informal technology awareness sessions to help you go online for the first time. The technology training courses can improve your digital skills and show you more about using smartphone and tablet devices.

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The Digital Age Project

The Digital Age Project is an initiative that focuses on the promotion of digital and social inclusion for older people, using an intergenerational approach involving young people.

Come along to the informal workshops and find out more about how your organisation / group can use technology to link generations in your local area using the free downloadable resource - The Digital Age Project Toolkit.

Workshops coming to an area near you:

Enniskillen Library - 22 August 2.30pm-5pm
Banbridge Library - 26 September 2.30pm-5pm
Ballymena Library - 10 October 2.30pm-5pm
Holywood Arches Library (Belfast BT4) - 24 October 2.30pm-5pm

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Spring Online Week & Silver Surfers Day - April

Spring Online Week is an award-winning campaign that helps thousands of people, often older people, try out using computers, tablets and the internet, many for the first time.

During April each year, hundreds of free taster events are held by volunteers and organisations across the UK to help and inspire local people achieve a lasting use of the internet. In Northern Ireland, the events are supported by Business in the Community volunteers and take place in libraries, Belfast community centres and various venues across Northern Ireland.

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Further information

For more information: Call Age NI Advice: 0808 808 7575

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