Learning in librariesLearning for all ages

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Libraries offer free services to improve your digital skills and help you find work. They can also help you research your family history and get a business idea off the ground.

Children of all ages are safe to roam and discover what interests them. There are group activities, workshops and clubs - not to mention hundreds of books.

Get more from your library

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Tech skills

Find digital drop-in sessions to help you make the most of your devices

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Career support

Get advice, support and tools to make your job search successful

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Languages

Access free online language courses

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Business support

Free access to Business & IP Centre (BIPC) advisors and events

Learning for all ages

Research shows that learning a new skill can help you feel more motivated, meet new people and boost your self-confidence. 

You don’t need to sit exams or tests to learn new things and your local library might have the story, activity or service to get you started.

“At Tablet Tasters I take along a list of questions and the staff answer them all. It’s given me the confidence to try more with technology.”

Mr. Ali

Customer, Southend-on-sea

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