Technology & Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

Experience virtual reality and see the world, visit unreal places, and create amazing things, all without leaving Hobsons Bay.

Each session lasts ten minutes. Participants will be allocated a timeslot upon arrival.

Strictly ages 13+

Event Date Monday 30 September, 1:00pm
Event End Date Monday 30 September, 4:00pm
Location Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is your device confusing you?

Don’t put up with half-hearted help from your family, come to us and have your tech questions answered by our friendly team.

Event Date Wednesday 2 October, 9:30am
Event End Date Wednesday 2 October, 12:00pm
Location Williamstown Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robots are taking over the libraries. Will you be able to code a robot to successfully complete a series of challenges and win prizes?

For ages 12+

Event Date Thursday 3 October, 11:00am
Event End Date Thursday 3 October, 2:00pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is your device confusing you?

Don’t put up with half-hearted help from your family, come to us and have your tech questions answered by our friendly team.

Event Date Thursday 17 October, 5:30pm
Event End Date Thursday 17 October, 7:00pm
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miss your old mix-tapes? Heard you can “stream” music but not sure where to start? This session will explain what Spotify is, how it works, setup playlists to share with friends, and help you discover new and old favourites.

Event Date Saturday 26 October, 10:30am
Event End Date Saturday 26 October, 12:00pm
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get started with robotics. Build an mBot, learn some basic coding and learn how to get your robot zooming, flashing, playing music or soccer. No experience necessary.

Event Date Wednesday 30 October, 6:00pm
Event End Date Wednesday 30 October, 7:30pm
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tired of your friends talking about shows that don’t seem to be available on your TV? Heard you can “stream” television but not sure where to start? This session will explain what Netflix is, how it works, and how you can make it work for you.

Event Date Thursday 14 November, 6:00pm
Event End Date Thursday 14 November, 7:30pm
Location Williamstown Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to tackle the male-dominated technology industry and get females to the fore? Hear from a panel of inspirational and trail-blazing women in technology.

Event Date Tuesday 19 November, 6:00pm
Event End Date Tuesday 19 November, 7:15pm
Location Williamstown Library

Do you want to know how to protect your privacy and stay safe online?

In this session, you will learn privacy tips and discuss security settings for a variety of devices.

Event Date Thursday 5 December, 2:00pm
Event End Date Thursday 5 December, 3:00pm
Location Newport Community Hub