East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure – Library and Information Service

PIPELINE STAGE Stage 1. Referral, Engagement and Assessment Stage 2. Needs Assessment and Barrier Removal Stage 3. Vocational Activity Stage 4. Employer Engagement and Job Matching Stage 5. In work support and aftercare
Pipeline Stage(s): 3
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure

For further information please contact your local library:

Email: libraries@ercultureandleisure.org
Web: www.ercultureandleisure.org/libraries
Facebook: Facebook.com/ERCultureandLeisure

East Renfrewshire Libraries sit at the heart of the community. We promote reading, support learning, encourage creativity, and provide safe, welcoming spaces where people can meet and relax.

If you’re looking for work and need support to get online your local library is a great place to start.

What‘s on offer:

  • Free access to computers and the internet
  • Knowledgeable and friendly staff who can help you to use the computers, set-up email accounts and get online
  • Free wi-fi
  • Books to help improve your reading and language skills, help you write your C.V. and pass that all important interview
  • Books in a range of community languages
  • Details of local agencies who can offer you additional support.

If you’d like to improve your computer skills we offer a range of classes to support your learning. Sign up for an I.T. Information Session at any East Renfrewshire Library and friendly staff will talk to you about which class would suit you best.

We offer:

  • Free introductory computing courses covering mouse and keyboard skills, basic internet, basic tablet and ipad, email and word-processing skills
  • Free access to Atomic Learning, an online learning tool offering access to thousands of short videos covering more than 500 of today’s most popular computer software applications including Word, Excel and Powerpoint. In addition to software Atomic also offers ‘How to’ videos for your mobile device and even hints and tips to develop your employability skills