Information and learning
Wiltshire libraries can help you:
- look up information in books, leaflets, reports or on the internet
- obtain books, periodicals or reports that are not in stock through the reservation service
- access Microsoft Office, the internet, and a range of online reference resources for free
- access government online information services including Find a job and Universal Credit
- find organisations, websites and books that can help with job searching
- learn more about your smart phone, tablet, laptop or library computers through one-to-one digital support appointments.
Researchers are advised that the libraries with the largest stock are Salisbury Reference Library and Trowbridge Library.
You can brush up your skills or get further with a hobby using the free award winning online resources shown below.
The library service also provides a range of free to access online resources covering a wide range of topics. Don't forget to come into the library as well though, to access books and other materials.
|FutureLearn||FutureLearn is run by the Open University and offers free short courses from leading UK and worldwide universities. Learn online, for a few hours a week, from 2 - 10 weeks. Browse all upcoming courses or browse by theme.|
|Learn my way|
If you or someone you know needs to get started with computers, you could suggest they try the free Learn My Way course.
If you'd prefer to meet up and learn with other people in person, then you might want to consider some of the options below.
|Wiltshire Libraries||Learn more about your smart phone, tablet, laptop or library computers through one-to-one digital support appointments.|
|Learning in Wiltshire|
|Wiltshire College & University Centre||Wiltshire college & University Centre offers a range of daytime and evening courses from various sites in the county.|
|Workers Education Association (WEA)||Offers part-time education courses|
|The University of the Third Age(U3A)|
Retired and semi-retired people come to together and learn together, not for qualifications but for it's own reward.
Wiltshire Libraries can help you with your job searching by providing free computer and scanning access and support, plus printing for a small fee. You can also use the free WiltsOnline Wi-Fi to access the internet on your own device.
If you're in need of support, training, or information about accessing Universal Credit and find a job on the library computers, download our or ask a member of staff on your next visit to the library.