Online open day at new Blackheath library
Published on 6th September 2012
A new Online Learning and Employment Centre will be officially opened on Saturday(SEP8) and forms part of the new Blackheath Library in High Street.
It will be opened by Cabinet member for children and families Councillor Bob Badham.
He said: "This just shows how diverse our libraries are now. A centre like this is vital in enabling people to get on in the modern world where IT and the internet pays such a major role."
The Online Learning Centre area offers beginner IT courses, supports learners to use the internet and gain employment, IT qualifications, use e-mail and update CVs.
Online team staff work with local people attending the centre, aiming to assess training courses and opportunities as part of an initial visit, offering continued support as agreed with clients.
The Online Centre is holding an open day on Saturday and everyone is invited to attend between 11am and 2pm.
The event will be a drop in session and staff will be able to provide information and advise on courses and training opportunities that are available by attending the centre.
There will also be free refreshments and activities for children including Dudley Zoo (Animal Roadshow), face painting for children and Chalky the Clown.
Please contact the Online Team based at new Blackheath Library on 0121 285 0604 for further information.