Stepping Up Computer Classes

​​​Computer classes are available for free at Rotorua Library

If you want to get started with computers or try out a new programme or app then these classes are for you. classes cover a variety of topics including Spark Jump​.


4th Feb 11am-12 noon         Google & the Internet
                                                 Copying text, searching, using links

11th Feb 11am-12 noon  Google Drive
                                                 Using, sharing, creating & saving text

13th Feb   11am-12 noon  Setting up an email account    Creating,adding & editing

18th Feb   11am-12 noon  TradeMe
 Creating an account, bidding, browsing
20th Feb  11am-12 noon  Skype    
                                                 Installing, adding contacts, audio calls

25th Feb  11am-12 noon         Internet Safety
                                                Security, safe searching

27th Feb   11am-12 noon       SparkJump
                                           Registering, topping-up, connecting devices

MARCH 2020

3rd Mar          11am-12 noon      Skype (install/adding contacts/making audio calls)

5th Mar          11am-12 noon      SparkJump (register/topup/connecting devices etc)

10th Mar        11am-12 noon      Email 2 (using email,sending, inserting files)

12th Mar        11am-12 noon      Intro to chromebooks (discovering its uses & functions)

17th Mar        11am-12 noon      Google Drive (using/sharing/creating & saving text)

19th Mar        11am-12 noon      Google & the internet (copy text/search/using links)

24th Mar        11am-12 noon      Facebook (posting,creating acct, privacy, profile etc)

26th Mar        11am-12 noon      Spark Jump (register/topup/connecting devices etc)

31st Mar        11am-12 noon      Intro to spreadsheets (basics of entering text/numbers)

If there is a particular programme that's not listed here and you would like to learn more about, please ask us.

​Numbers are limited and classes fill fast. Book into a class online or contact us to enrol in one or more of the classes. 

Class Times

Classes run from 11am-12pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Internet Area on the First Floor.  We now continue to run these classes during school holidays.

​For more details, or to enrol go to or ask staff at the library.

What is Spark Jump?

Spark Jump workshops are for families with children up to the age of 18 who do not have an internet connection in their homes. You will be issued with a free wifi modem and an initial 30GB of data. There is no fixed contract - just top up with $10 for 30GB when you can.

Please book into a workshop and bring with you your email address and password with you, if you have one, so that you can set up your prepay account.

Find out more about Spark Jump​​​​​

Page reviewed: 21 Feb 2020 1:21pm