Libraries Digital support

Digital Skills Programme for Shropshire residents

The Digital Skills Programme for residents of Shropshire is available at the following libraries. Please contact the individual branch to register your interest.

Bayston Hill Library

Bridgnorth Library

Broseley Library

Craven Arms Library – Halo Leisure

Ludlow Library

Market Drayton Library

Much Wenlock Library

Oswestry Library

Pontesbury Library

Shifnal Library

Shrewsbury The Lantern Library

Shrewsbury Town Centre Library

Wem Library

This support is available for anyone meeting any of the following criteria:

  • Aged 65 and over
  • Live alone
  • Provide unpaid care for a friend or family member or receive formal or informal care
  • Have a disability or health condition
  • Are in receipt of Pension Credit or other means-tested benefit, or a low income

The programme offers one-to-one support from an experienced member of staff or volunteer through a weekly one hour session, for eight to ten weeks. Participants will be supported in learning about:

  • How to use their own device to search online
  • Email
  • Online safety
  • Social media
  • Documents and storage
  • Photographs

A limited amount of free equipment and connectivity is available for eligible people in greatest need.

More information is available on our 'Computer skills for all' page. You can also read about previous learners’ experiences.

IT facilities in Shropshire Libraries

All Shropshire Libraries branches offer the following for public use. Library staff are happy to assist where they can, or signpost to other local services where more help is available.

  • PCs with internet access and Microsoft Office
  • Printing (charges apply)
  • Scanners
  • WIFI