Kapiti Coast District Libraries ‘UP’ with the programme…

In 2014 Kapiti Coast District Libraries (KCDL) established a Digital Services Team.  One of their goals was to establish a Learning Centre at Paraparaumu Library to help increase digital literacy in their community.  Achieving this goal by 2015, KCDL then approached the Stepping UP programme following positive discussions with existing Stepping UP partner Hutt City Libraries. KCDL Digital ... Read more

Waipawa Library hits the headlines

The dedicated team at Waipawa Library hit the local spotlight in December 2015 via the Central Hawkes Bay Mail.  Library Manager, Sue Fargher, and her team Louise Horrocks and Ana Deckard continue to show their initiative around Stepping UP, not only by media promotion but by offering extra modules that pertain the needs of their ... Read more

Map of NZ showing Stepping UP locations

2015 Stepping UP programme sees substantial growth

Stepping UP has seen many more libraries and community training centres (CTCs) come on board in 2015.  Venues in Kaitaia, Kerikeri, Rotorua, Waipawa, Masterton, Foxton, Palmerston North, Buller and elsewhere embraced the purpose of Stepping UP – to provide our communities with freedom of choice in what, where and when they learn computer skills. ... Read more

Rotorua roll out a resounding success.

A new library to host the Stepping UP programme, Rotorua District Library has found the process easy and fit-for-purpose.  Learning Facilitator, Anne Riddle, has been thrilled with the feedback to date. “Our customers are loving these classes and regularly compare them with classes that they have taken elsewhere.  They make comments like “these classes are so ... Read more