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Event Name Event Details Library Start Date & Time End Date & Time Booking
Online Library Services (Class delivered on Zoom) In this Zoom session patrons will learn about the Digital Services available through the Libraries NI website from eBooks to newspapers and Heritage services. Virtual Library 13/05/2021 10:00 AM 13/05/2021 11:00 AM
t: 07912 296830
e: Niall.mcveigh@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours
Monday-Thursday

 
Zoom Cookery Demonstration with Chef Justina Join Libraries NI and Vegetarian for Life's Chef Justina this National Vegetarian Week, for the chance to learn how to create a sample of delicious dishes. Virtual Library 13/05/2021 11:00 AM 13/05/2021 12:00 PM
Register in advance: http://bit.ly/LNIChefJustina
Introduction to the iPad - Part 2 (Class delivered on Zoom) In iPad Zoom Session 2, you’ll discover more about how to set up your iPad to suit you: we’ll look at display and brightness, wallpaper, accessibility settings, and the Control Centre. Virtual Library 13/05/2021 11:00 AM 13/05/2021 12:00 PM
t: 07912 296811
e: Karen.Maginess@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
Downloading Applications (Class delivered on Zoom) Do you want to get more use out of your device? Find out how to access a range of different apps for your iPad, tablet or smartphone. This demonstration includes how to find, evaluate and install apps onto your device. Virtual Library 13/05/2021 02:00 PM 13/05/2021 03:00 PM
t: 07843 339159
e: Joanne.Brown@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Thursday

 
Lisburn City Library Yarnspinners Due to unforeseen circumstances Orla McGovern can no longer attend Thursdays Yarnspinners. However, we are delighted to welcome Olivia Armstrong to the event. Everyone is welcome. Virtual Library 13/05/2021 03:00 PM 13/05/2021 04:00 PM
Register in advance for this meeting here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 
Zoom Rhythm and Rhyme Via Zoom.
Rhythm and Rhyme is an exciting free programme to introduce children aged 0 - 4 years to the wonder of rhymes, songs and stories in the library.
Grove library 14/05/2021 10:30 AM 14/05/2021 11:00 AM
Grove Wellbeing Centre
120 York Road, Belfast
Antrim
BT15 3HF
t: 028 9050 9244
Spotify (Class delivered on Zoom) Join our Zoom session to find out how to access a wide range of music on your iPad, tablet or smartphone. Find out about the many free and paid for music streaming apps available, including Spotify. Virtual Library 14/05/2021 11:00 AM 14/05/2021 12:00 PM
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Tuesdays: 1:00pm-5:00pm 
More on the iPad - Part 2 (Class delivered on Zoom) Join our Zoom session to learn all about Apps! Find out what they are, how to discover, review, install and update them. Learn how to compare different apps, and how to delete the ones you don’t want. Virtual Library 14/05/2021 02:00 PM 14/05/2021 03:00 PM
t: 07912 296792 
e: Sheila.Mclean@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
Entertainment (Class delivered on Zoom) Missed your favourite television programme?
There are several free and subscription applications which allow you to watch programmes at your leisure or on the go. Come along and learn all about them
Virtual Library 17/05/2021 11:00 AM 17/05/2021 12:00 PM
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Tuesdays: 1:00pm-5:00pm 

 
More on the iPad - Part 3 (Class delivered on Zoom) In this Zoom session, we give you tips and tricks for browsing the internet on your iPad. Find out how to access your favourite websites, bookmark them, and put links on your Home screen. Learn about Libraries NI virtual services Virtual Library 17/05/2021 02:00 PM 17/05/2021 03:00 PM
t: 07912 296792 
e: Sheila.Mclean@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
WhatsApp - Part 1 (Class delivered on Zoom) What is WhatsApp? If you haven’t used this social media app before, then now’s the time to find out! Join our Zoom session to see what’s involved including some of the more advanced features such as groups and photo messages. Virtual Library 18/05/2021 11:00 AM 18/05/2021 12:00 PM
t: 07843 339159
e: Joanne.Brown@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Thursday

 
Messenger for Facebook (Class delivered on Zoom) In this Zoom session, learn what Facebook Messenger is, why you need it, how to install it and sign in, and how to link it to your Facebook profile. Virtual Library 18/05/2021 02:00 PM 18/05/2021 03:00 PM
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Tuesdays: 1:00pm-5:00pm 

 
Shopping Online (Class delivered on Zoom) Join our Zoom session for a look at a typical online shopping experience, from navigating the retail site to Check Out and pick up some useful tips about security as well. Virtual Library 19/05/2021 10:00 AM 19/05/2021 11:00 AM
t.  07912 296798 or
t. 028 9050 9150
e: Gary.Patterson@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
WhatsApp - Part 2 (Class delivered on Zoom) On social media it’s important that you know your information is protected. This final WhatsApp Zoom session takes a closer look at Privacy and Security settings, and gives you helpful tips on how to stay safe. Virtual Library 19/05/2021 11:00 AM 19/05/2021 12:00 PM
t: 07843 339159
e: Joanne.Brown@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Thursday

 
Libby - eMagazines (Class delivered on Zoom) If you haven’t yet discovered the amazing FREE eMagazine offer from Libraries NI, then this is the Zoom session for you!
Learn how to download the Libby app and sign up for the opportunity to borrow over 3000 eMagazines. Explore the app and discover features like search, place hold, bookmarks and reading settings.
Virtual Library 19/05/2021 02:00 PM 19/05/2021 03:00 PM
t: 07912 296811
e: Karen.Maginess@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
Introduction to Android (Class delivered on Zoom) What is Android? Join this Zoom session to discover the answer. Learn your way around your android device, from buttons to settings. Find out about notifications, installing apps and updating. Virtual Library 20/05/2021 10:00 AM 20/05/2021 11:00 AM
t: 07912 296830
e: Niall.mcveigh@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours
Monday-Thursday

 
Introduction to the iPad - Part 3 (Class delivered on Zoom) Introduction to iPad Session 3, meet Siri, your virtual assistant, get up to speed with your privacy settings and location services, and find out how to multitask.
If you’ve enjoyed these iPad Zoom sessions from Libraries NI, look out for the next series, called More on the iPad. Hope we see you there!
Virtual Library 20/05/2021 11:00 AM 20/05/2021 12:00 PM
t: 07912 296811
e: Karen.Maginess@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
iPad Camera and Photos - Part 1 (Class delivered on Zoom) Join our Zoom session to check out your iPad camera settings: live, time lapse, panoramic and more. Virtual Library 20/05/2021 02:00 PM 20/05/2021 03:00 PM
t: 07912 296790 
e: David.bridges@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
Zoom Rhythm and Rhyme Via Zoom.
Rhythm and Rhyme is an exciting free programme to introduce children aged 0 - 4 years to the wonder of rhymes, songs and stories in the library.
Grove library 21/05/2021 10:30 AM 21/05/2021 11:00 AM
Grove Wellbeing Centre
120 York Road, Belfast
Antrim
BT15 3HF
t: 028 9050 9244
Instagram / Pinterest (Class delivered on Zoom) In this session we take a look at two popular image-sharing social networking sites. Find out how to create a profile, post your own images and link with others. Virtual Library 21/05/2021 11:00 AM 21/05/2021 12:00 PM
t: 07912 296792 
e: Sheila.Mclean@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
iPad Camera and Photos -Part 2 (Class delivered on Zoom) In this Zoom session, find out how you can edit your photographs or put them into albums. Virtual Library 21/05/2021 02:00 PM 21/05/2021 03:00 PM
t: 07912 296790 
e: David.bridges@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
Libby – eBooks & Audiobooks (Class delivered on Zoom) If you haven’t yet discovered the amazing FREE audio and eBook offer from Libraries NI, then this is the Zoom session for you! Learn how to download the Libby app and sign up for the opportunity to borrow over 17,000 eBooks and audiobooks. Explore the app and discover features like search, place hold, bookmarks and reading settings. Virtual Library 24/05/2021 11:00 AM 24/05/2021 12:00 PM
 
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Tuesdays: 1:00pm-5:00pm 

 
Shopping (Class delivered on Zoom) Join our Zoom session for a look at a typical online shopping experience, from navigating the retail site to Check Out and pick up some useful tips about security as well. Virtual Library 24/05/2021 02:00 PM 24/05/2021 03:00 PM
t: 07912 296792 
e: Sheila.Mclean@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
Libby - eMagazines (Class delivered on Zoom) If you haven’t yet discovered the amazing FREE eMagazine offer from Libraries NI, then this is the Zoom session for you!
Learn how to download the Libby app and sign up for the opportunity to borrow over 3000 eMagazines. Explore the app and discover features like search, place hold, bookmarks and reading settings.
Virtual Library 25/05/2021 11:00 AM 25/05/2021 12:00 PM
t: 07912 296830
e: Niall.mcveigh@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours
Monday-Thursday

 
Voice Activated Technology (Class delivered on Zoom) Come to our Zoom session on voice controlled technology to learn how virtual assistants could be useful to you, and about some of the privacy issues. Virtual Library 25/05/2021 02:00 PM 25/05/2021 03:00 PM
t: 07843 339159
e: Joanne.Brown@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours
Monday-Thursday
Scams (Class delivered on Zoom) It seems that every other day you hear about someone who’s been scammed: in this Zoom session we aim to help you protect yourself against some of the most common scams around. Learn what to look out for and some simple tips to help you avoid being tricked. Forewarned is forearmed! Virtual Library 26/05/2021 10:00 AM 26/05/2021 11:00 AM
t: 07912 296790 
e: David.bridges@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
Privacy (Class delivered on Zoom) Now that people are spending so much time online, it’s more important than ever to know how to keep your personal information secure and private. This Zoom session offers you hints and tips on how to protect your data Virtual Library 26/05/2021 11:00 AM 26/05/2021 12:00 PM
t: 07843 339159
e: Joanne.Brown@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Thursday

 
Moneysaving (Class delivered on Zoom) Join our Zoom session to explore some of the great free advice sites on the internet that help you make your money go further. There is a wealth of knowledge out there if you know where to look. Also, see what you can do with cashback sites when you shop online. Virtual Library 26/05/2021 02:00 PM 26/05/2021 03:00 PM
t.  07912 296798 or
t. 028 9050 9150
e: Gary.Patterson@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
Entertainment (Class delivered on Zoom) Missed your favourite television programme?
There are several free and subscription applications which allow you to watch programmes at your leisure or on the go. Come along and learn all about them.
Virtual Library 27/05/2021 10:00 AM 27/05/2021 11:00 AM
t: 07912 296830
e: Niall.mcveigh@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours
Monday-Thursday

 
Practice using Zoom (Class delivered on Zoom Have you used Zoom yet? Would you like to familiarise yourself with the tools and tricks of Zoom in a safe learning environment? Join our Zoom meeting where we explain the various settings and give you a chance to practice some of its features. We will also talk you through how to set up your own Zoom meeting. Virtual Library 27/05/2021 11:00 AM 27/05/2021 12:00 PM
t: 07843 339159
e: Joanne.Brown@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Thursday

 
Introduction to Android (Class delivered on Zoom) What is Android? Join this Zoom session to discover the answer. Learn your way around your android device, from buttons to settings. Find out about notifications, installing apps and updating. Virtual Library 27/05/2021 02:00 PM 27/05/2021 03:00 PM
t: 07912 296830
e: Niall.mcveigh@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours
Monday-Thursday

 
Zoom Rhythm and Rhyme Via Zoom.
Rhythm and Rhyme is an exciting free programme to introduce children aged 0 - 4 years to the wonder of rhymes, songs and stories in the library.
Grove library 28/05/2021 10:30 AM 28/05/2021 11:00 AM
Grove Wellbeing Centre
120 York Road, Belfast
Antrim
BT15 3HF
t: 028 9050 9244
 
Downloading Applications (Class delivered on Zoom) Do you want to get more use out of your device? Find out how to access a range of different apps for your iPad, tablet or smartphone. This demonstration includes how to find, evaluate and install apps onto your device. Virtual Library 28/05/2021 11:00 AM 28/05/2021 12:00 PM
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Tuesdays: 1:00pm-5:00pm 

 
Creative Photos for Fun (Class delivered on Zoom) Join our Zoom session to get more out of your digital photos – learn about online services that allow you to print as well as make photobooks, calendars and gifts. Virtual Library 28/05/2021 02:00 PM 28/05/2021 03:00 PM
t: 07912 296792 
e: Sheila.Mclean@librariesni.org.uk

 
During Office Hours 
Monday-Friday

 
Zoom Rhythm and Rhyme Via Zoom.
Rhythm and Rhyme is an exciting free programme to introduce children aged 0 - 4 years to the wonder of rhymes, songs and stories in the library.
Grove library 04/06/2021 10:30 AM 04/06/2021 11:00 AM
Grove Wellbeing Centre
120 York Road, Belfast
Antrim
BT15 3HF
t: 028 9050 9244