Tag Archives : IT

Borrow a micro:bit from your library

Our library service is helping to inspire the next generation of computer programmers, with free-to-borrow micro:bits. More than 100 BBC micro:bits have been donated by the Micro:bit Educational Foundation and will be available at libraries across the city from Thursday 7 December. Starter kits, which can be borrowed for up to three weeks, contain a micro:bit, […]

Children from the Code Club

Libraries get children coding

Our libraries service has been helping to create the next generation of computer programmers. The Code Club meets weekly in the Central Library and members, aged nine to 11, have been learning how to program by making computer games and animations using Scratch, a basic visual programming language. The children were presented with certificates at […]

Phishing email

We have been made aware of a phishing email today, which claims to be from Plymouth City Council and contains a malicious attachment. The subject header of the email is ‘Invoice for Payment’ and it claims to be from CivicaReports@plymouth.gov.uk. The email did not originate from the Council and customers are advised to delete it […]

Get online in Plymouth libraries

Plymouth City Council libraries are celebrating Get Online Week (12 to 18 October) with a number of free courses showing people how the internet can help make life easier. Total beginners can learn mouse and keyboard skills and find out how to navigate a website at the Central Library on Thursday 15 October. Other drop-in […]

Nails, natter and IT chatter at Efford Library

Efford Library is hosting a drop-in event on Wednesday 28 January where people can get the lowdown on using their tablets and other digital devices and find out how to get free e-books and e-magazines. ‘Nails, Natter and IT Chatter’ will run from 9am until 11am and will also include mini-manicures from Carla Pomeroy Nails […]