Libraries to prove scary computers need not be monsters

Moray libraries out to prove these beasts are not so scary.

A NEW BEGINNING in this new year is being urged for anyone in Moray who feels left out of the information technology age.

As the situation were over 90% of homes in the UK have some form of access to the Internet has fast approached, many – even those who have access – remain confused by the technology, even fearing it with constant tales of online fraud.

However, Moray’s Library Service insist there is nothing to be afraid of – and continue to offer a series of ‘taster sessions’ for ICT beginners to prove their point.

A spokeswoman said: “Participants in these courses will learn how to become part of the digital age with sessions in creating and using an e-mail account, internet search skills, using social media, digital devices, identifying and deleting spam and staying safe online.

“Moray Libraries are offering free ICT taster sessions for complete beginners. If you are looking to develop your computer and online skills in a relaxed and friendly environment, then book a place by phoning Elgin Library on 01343 562603.”

The sessions are available in Libraries in Aberlour, Buckie, Burghead, Dufftown, Elgin, Forres, Keith and Lossiemouth.