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eLearning and technology

Bayside Library Service is committed to supporting digital literacy in our community. To facilitate this we offer classes, drop in advice sessions and one on one technical help with using eresources like ebooks. We also offer free use of public PCs for up to 4 hours per day and unlimited free Wi-Fi in all our libraries.

Technology classes and presentations

The Brighton library runs regular training and presentations on computers, the Internet and tablet devices. 

Classes are held in the Brighton Library Training Room (14 Wilson Street, Brighton) unless otherwise stated.

Our trainers are experienced and take home notes are provided. Semester 1 program is available for bookings.

Semester 1 program

Free online technology courses

Try these online courses for free in your own home.

Lynda.com

Computer School

To Sign in to Computer School

  1. Login To – choose (TTD) Technology Training Directory
  2. Username: baysidelib
  3. Password: bayside2013lib
  4. Click Log In

Device advice

If you have a question about your iPad, tablet or eReader, bring it along to a device advice session where a friendly volunteer will help you out. Sessions are held monthly in the Brighton and Sandringham libraries.

No booking necessary, just come along.

Check our news and events section for times.

eDigital Helpdesk

If you need a helping hand to access our library eResources, including eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines, book a 30 minute session with one of our library tech support staff. They can assist with basic information to help download e-books and e-magazines on your iPad, tablet, e-reader or other device.

Beaumaris Library

Mondays, 3:00 to 3:30pm

Book at Beaumaris

Brighton Library

Fridays, 4.00 to 4.30pm

Book at Brighton

Sandringham Library

Fridays, 3.30 to 4.00pm

Book at Sandringham

Book a computer

Computer bookings can be made over the phone or in person at any branch. Bookings can be made up to a week in advance for up to 2 hours. Members are limited to four hours total per day, across all branches. Visitors are provided a 7 day account on presentation of photo ID.

Wi-Fi access

Free wireless internet access (Wi-Fi) is available at all Bayside libraries during opening hours with no time limit. Users under the age of 18 with a Wi-Fi enabled device will be considered to have parental permission to access the internet. All customers must agree to the Library conditions of use at login.