Adult Digital Literacy Program

 

Connect Arkansas’s adult digital literacy program is aimed at adults throughout a 75 county area of Arkansas. The Adult Digital Literacy Program provides digital literacy training on a wide range of computer and technology topics ranging from Internet safety and security to setting up an email address. Below is the list of upcoming Digital Learning Classes:

 

Adult Digital Literacy Classes:

For classes in Pulaski County visit Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) or SeniorNet of Little Rock.

April 21 – Eudora Public Library, Computer Basics I (11 a.m. – noon); Computer Basics 2 (Noon – 1 p.m.); Frequently Asked Questions (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover the very basics of computers including the parts, functions and mouse exercises. The FAQ class will cover frequently asked questions on both computers and the internet. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class. If people are interested, please contact Mary Bates at 870-355-2450.

April 22 – Izard County Library in Melbourne, Computer and Internet FAQ (11 a.m.-noon; Noon – 1 p.m.; 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover students’ questions about the internet or computers. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class. If people are interested, please contact Tammi at (870) 368-7467.

April 24 - Dumas Public Library, Computer and Internet FAQ (11 a.m.-noon; Noon – 1 p.m.; 1 p.m.-2 p.m.). The hands on class will cover frequently asked questions on both computers and the internet. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact Alice Branson at (870) 382-5763.

April 29 – Arkansas River Valley Regional Library, Dardanelle, Computer Basics II (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.), Ipad FAQ (11 a.m. – noon). There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class and students cannot sight up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Donna Evans at (479) 229-4418.

April 29 – Yell County Library, Danville, Computer Basics I (1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.); Word Basics (2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.). There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class and students cannot sight up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Stacy Laurie at (479) 495-2911.

April 30 – Texarkana Public Library; Internet Basics (11 a.m – noon); Computer Basics 1 (Noon – 1 p.m.); Facebook (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover the basics of using the internet, the very basics of computers including the parts, functions and mouse exercises. The Facebook class will cover how to use a Facebook account and students must have a working email address for the class. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class and students cannot sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 903-794-2149.

May 1 – Marvell Public Library, Computer and Internet FAQ (10 a.m.-11 a.m.; 11 a.m.-noon; 12:30 p.m-1:30 p.m.; 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.). The hands on class will cover frequently asked questions on both computers and the internet. There is a limit of 3 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact Edwynne Story at (870) 829-3183.

May 5 – Crossett Public Library, Excel 1 (11 a.m. – noon; Noon – 1 p.m.; 1 p.m. – 2p.m.). The hands on class will cover how to build a basic budget, how to navigate in Excel and how to use basic tools in Excel. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class and students cannot sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact the library at (870) 364-2230.

May 6 – Jefferson County Public Library in Pine Bluff, Computer Basics 1 (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.) Computer Basics 2 (11 a.m. – noon), Computer and Internet FAQ (Noon – 1 p.m., 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover the basics of using a computer including terminology, using a mouse, creating and saving files and other topics. There will also be two FAQ classes where any questions about the internet or computers will be answered. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class and students may not sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Janna Mitchell at (870) 534-4802.

May 12 – Grant County Library, Sheridan; Computer and Internet FAQ (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.; 11 a.m.-noon; Noon – 1 p.m.; 1 p.m.-2 p.m.). The hands on class will cover frequently asked questions on both computers and the internet. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class and students cannot sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Pam Withers at (870) 942-4436.

May 13 – Nevada County Library, Prescott; Computer and Internet FAQ (11 a.m.-noon; 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.). The hands on class will cover frequently asked questions on both computers and the internet. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class and students cannot sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Terri Vandiver at 870-887-5846.

May 13 – Berryville Public Library, Computer and Internet FAQ (noon –p.m.; 1p.m. – 2p.m.; 2p.m. – 3p.m.; 3p.m.-4p.m.). The hands on class will cover frequently asked questions on both computers and the internet. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class and students cannot sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870-423-2323.

May 13 – Rogers Public Library, Introduction to Excel (6:30pm-7:30pm; 7:30pm-8:30pm). There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 479.621.1153.

May 14 – Monroe County Library, Clarendon; Computer Basics 1 (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.); Computer Basics 2 (2 p.m. – 3 p.m.); Computer Basics 2 (3 p.m. – 4 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover the basics of computers including how to turn your computer on and off, how to use a mouse, terminology, and creating and saving a document. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class and students cannot sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Jimmy Rogers at 870-747-5593.

May 14 – Fayetteville Public Library, Introduction to Excel (9a.m. – 10 a.m.; 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.; 11a.m. – noon; 1p.m. – 2p.m.; 2p.m. – 3p.m.) and Becoming Friends with Facebook (3p.m. – 4p.m.). The hands on classes will cover the basics of using Microsoft Excel and students’ questions about creating a Facebook account and properly using the program. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact Heather at (479) 856-7000.

May 15 – Hempstead County Library, Hope; Computer Basics 1 (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.); Computer Basics 2 (11 a.m. – noon); Using Your Email Account (Noon – 1 p.m.); Internet Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover the basics of computers, the basics of using the internet and how to use your email account effectively. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class and students cannot sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Courtney McNiel at 870-777-4564.

May 19 - Mena Public Library, Computer Basics I (11 a.m. – noon); Computer Basics II (noon – 1 p.m.); Facebook Frequently Asked Questions (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on classes walk through how to turn your computer on and off, how to use a mouse, terminology and many other computer basics. The Facebook class is for people already using the site, but need to know how to use it more effectively. There is a limit of 5 students per class and students cannot sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Shirley Philpot at (479) 394-2314.

May 20 – Dallas County Public Library in Fordyce, Computer Basics 2 (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. – noon); Computer Basics 1 (Noon – 1 p.m.); Word Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover computer basics, creating and saving documents, and the basics of Word. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class and students may not sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Amy at (870) 352-3592.

March 20 – Mayflower Public Library in Faulkner County, Email Basics Class (1 p.m.-2 p.m.; 2 p.m.-3 p.m.; 3 p.m.-4 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover how to set up an email account with a secure username and password as well as some Dos and Don’ts when using email. There will also be a FAQ portion of the class when any questions about the internet or computers will be answered. There is a limit of 3 students per hour-long class. If people are interested, please contact Jean Smith at (501) 470-9678.

May 21 – Arlene Cherry Memorial Library in Cabot, Computer Basics 1 (Noon – 1 p.m.); How To Set Up An Email Account (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.); Word Basics (2 p.m. – 3 p.m.); Internet Basics (3 p.m. – 4 p.m.). There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class and students may not sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Jessica at (501) 843-7661.

May 22 - Star City Public Library, Computer Basics I (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.); Computer Basics II (11 a.m. – noon); Computer Basics I (noon – 1 p.m.); Computer Basics II (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on classes walk through how to turn your computer on and off, how to use a mouse, terminology and many other computer basics. There is a limit of 5 students per class and students can take both classes if they choose. If people are interested, please contact Simone Kirk at 870.628.4711.

May 23 – Fletcher Library in Little Rock. Internet and Computer FAQ (10a.m. – 11a.m.; 11a.m. – noon; 1:p.m.– 2p.m.; 2p.m.-3p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover different topics and students may sign up for more than one class. There will also be a FAQ portion of the class when any questions about the internet or computers will be answered. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class. If people are interested, please contact Felecia at (501) 663-5457.

May 27 – Monticello Public Library in Drew County, Computer & Internet FAQ (11 a.m. – Noon; Noon-1 p.m.; 1 p.m.-2 p.m.; 2 p.m.-3 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover students’ questions about the internet or computers. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class. If people are interested, please contact Brandy Horne at (870) 367-8583.

May 27 –Johnson County Senior Activity Center, in Clarksville, Computer Basics (10:30a.m. - 11:30a.m.; 12p.m. - 1 p.m.; 1p.m. - 2p.m.). The free, hands-on, 1 hour long tutoring sessions for seniors will introduce participants to how to begin using a computer. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long session. If people are interested please contact Kristen Bolte at 479.754.6148.

May 28 – Rison Public Library in Cleveland County, Computer Basics 2 (11 a.m. – Noon; Noon-1 p.m.; 1 p.m.-2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover the very basics of using a computer and mouse. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class. If people are interested, please contact Hilda Terry at (870) 325-7270.

May 28 – Gattis Logan County Library in Paris, Computer & Internet FAQ (11 a.m. – Noon; Noon-1 p.m.; 1 p.m.-2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover students’ questions about the internet or computers. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 479.963.2371.

May 29 – Helena Public Library, Computer Basics 1 (11 a.m. – noon), Computer Basics 2 (Noon – 1 p.m.), Computer and Internet FAQ (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover the basics of a computer and mouse exercises. There will also be a FAQ portion of the class when any questions about the internet or computers will be answered. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class and students may not sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Erica Bentley at (870) 338-3537.

May 29 – Mulberry Public Library, Computer & Internet FAQ (11 a.m. – Noon and Noon-1 p.m.) The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover students’ questions about the internet or computers. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class. If people are interested, please contact Anna Moore at 479.997.1226.

May 30 – Manila Public Library, Computer & Internet FAQ (noon-1 p.m., 1p.m.-2p.m.; 2p.m.-3p.m.) The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover students’ questions about the internet or computers. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870.561.3525.

June 3 – Forrest City Public Library, Computer and Internet FAQ (11 a.m.-noon; 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.). The hands on class will cover frequently asked questions on both computers and the internet. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at (870) 633-5646.

 

Connect Arkansas has an additional adult training program targeted specifically toward seniors. Click here to learn more about the Senior Digital Literacy Program