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New Adult Learning courses at Kidderminster Library

Published Monday, 20th March 2017

Kidderminster Library are offering a range of new adult learning courses.

The courses are intended to help residents in the Wyre Forest develop new and existing skills, support their search for employment and improve their wellbeing.

The new courses include:

  • Beginner computers for those who have not used a computer before.
  • CV Writing and how to use the website myworksearch for job searching.
  • Social Media workshop - this will help you to use social networking sites and to stay safe online.
  • Tai Chi for beginners.
  • Art: materials and techniques - explore a range of drawing, painting and mixed media materials and techniques. This non-accredited course is suitable for beginners or intermediates.
  • Understanding depression and anxiety. Learners will discover how both conditions can be experienced and the common symptoms. The tutor will explain what professional help is available and also what sorts of self-help approaches can be useful.
  • Mindfulness.
  • Food and Mood. This course is an upbeat interactive short course that explores the relationship between food and mood. It looks at how our mood can influence the food choices we make and covers some key messages to enable people to manage their emotional health through their food choices.
  • Local ghost legends - A great talk surrounding the paranormal and ghost stories of the Worcestershire area.
  • Computers for Improvers – Improve your computer skills
  • Nail Art – How to prepare and apply nail art.

Juliette Matczak, Library Customer Advisor, said: "We are delighted to be hosting this fantastic new range of adult learning courses. They are perfect for anybody looking to develop new or existing skills, or improve their wellbeing, as well as offering really helpful support for people seeking employment.

"Attending an adult learning course is also a great way to meet like-minded people in a friendly, supportive environment."

There are charges for some of the courses, but if you are job hunting and receiving a means tested benefit, you may be able to attend the course for free.

All courses will take place at Kidderminster Library. To find out about dates and times of courses, or to book online, visit http://capublic.worcestershire.gov.uk/coursebookingpublic

 

For more information please contact Juliette Matczak at Kidderminster Library: 01905 822722 or kidderminsterlib@worcestershire.gov.uk