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Have you got too much paraphernalia? Want to downsize your yo-yo collection from the 1960s? Or are you looking to add to you much loved collection of classic 1950s Matchbox cars? eBay could be your answer? Learn about how eBay works and how easily you can set up an account and start selling or buying. We will also cover PayPal, auctioneering and shipping. There will be an opportunity for people to bring along an item to list with their new…Find out more »
Are you researching your family history or wanting to know about an area where you or your parents grew up? Did you know you can find oodles of information to help you discover the past (or even the future). Let us help you put the pieces of your family history puzzle together with this introduction to exploring and interacting with Trove’s resources including newspapers, photographs, books, websites and other ephemera. Sessions run every Wednesday throughout October as part of the…Find out more »
Members from the Friends of the PMI Library will walk you through this hands on workshop. Learn how you can utilise free online resources and websites to extract information to help you build your family tree. Limited class numbers are available so bookings are essential. WHAT TO BRING - laptop - notebook Our lunch room will be available if you wish to bring your own lunch, otherwise there are many cafés in the area with great food and coffee. Non…Find out more »
Have you had your DNA tested and would like to create your family tree but are unsure where to start? Good news! The Friends of the PMI Victorian History Library can help. Come along to this hands-on workshop run by experienced tutors. Learn how you can use your DNA results to gain greater knowledge about your ancestry and how you can use that information to create your family tree. The workshop will use Ancestry.com to demonstrate how to create your…Find out more »
A Melbourne Tartan Festival Special Event In this workshop, designed for the beginners as well as for seasoned researchers, Dr. James Donaldson will share experiences of researching family history; to help others and to improve our techniques in opening up the past. There has been an increasing interest amongst Australians of Scottish heritage to discover their roots and cultural background. Many seek to build their family history trees, but even more importantly to “flesh out” the enriching background of their…Find out more »
In this workshop, you will learn how you can research family history, travel across the globe with Google Earth, Google Voyager and Google Arts & Culture, all from the comfort of your own living room. Please bring along your own portable device or laptop. Be Connected is an Australian Government initiative aimed at increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians in using digital technology. As a Be Connected Network Partner, ReadyTechGo will…Find out more »
About Learn about the multitude of avenues for researching Army, Air force and Navy records available. Breaks will be provided. Important Information Bring along any names or other information you may have for any military personal you wish to research. What do I need to bring? - Laptop or device - Notepad and pen/pencil. - BYO lunch. Alternatively, there are many cafes nearby. Limited spaces available, bookings essential.Find out more »
In this workshop, you will learn how you can research family history, travel across the globe with Google Earth, Google Voyager and Google Arts & Culture, all from the comfort of your own living room. Please bring along your own portable device or laptop. Be Connected is an Australian Government initiative aimed at increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians in using digital technology. As a Be Connected Network Partner, ReadyTechGo…Find out more »
As we now live in a digital age, it can be hard to know the best ways to ensure that you keep your personal information secure. In this workshop, we go through some methods to ensure what is yours, stays yours. Including: - How to create a good password, and how to manage your passwords - Tips for avoiding viruses and malware - Handling unwanted contact online - Avoiding scams - What is social engineering? - How to stay in…Find out more »
Turn your device into a pocket radio, music player or restaurant finder! This workshop will help you understanding what streaming means, and guide you on how to access and listen to radio stations and music from anywhere in the world. Learn all about listening to: Music, Radio and Podcasts – On Demand, and For Free. Learn how to find the best cafes and restaurants around you. Please bring along your own portable device or laptop. …Find out more »
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