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.

October 2 – Charleston Public Library, Computer Basics (11am-noon); Internet Basics (noon-1pm); Becoming Friends with Facebook (1pm – 2pm). The free, hands on, hour long classes will introduce students to how to use a computer, how to use the Internet, and will cover frequently asked questions about Facebook. There is a limit of 5 students per class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 479.965.2605.

October 7 – Des Arc Public Library, Computer Basics 2 (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.); Internet and Email Basics (11 a.m. – noon); Frequently Asked Questions (Noon – 1 p.m.). The free, hands on, Basics 2 class will cover how to create and save a document as well as other basic skills. The Internet and Email Basics class will cover how to get online, sign in to an email account as well as how to write an email. There will also be FAQ classes where any questions about the internet or computers will be answered. There is a limit of 4 students per class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870.256.3003.

October 7 – Piggott Library Intro to Email (1pm-2pm), Becoming Friends with Facebook (2pm-3pm), and How to Make a Resume (3pm-4pm); The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will introduce students to how to use a computer, create and use a Facebook account, and how to create a resume using Microsoft Word. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class. If people are interested, please contact Gay Johnson at 870.598.3666.

October 8 - Mena Public Library, Facebook FAQ (11 a.m. – noon; Noon – 1 p.m.; 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, hour long classes will cover frequently asked questions about Facebook. 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.

October 9 - Warren Public Library, Microsoft Word (11 a.m. – noon; Noon – 1 p.m.; 1 p.m.-2 p.m.; 2 p.m.-3 p.m.). The hands on class will cover setting up and email account, signing in to the email account and writing an email message. 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 870.226.2536.

October 9 - Independence County Library in Batesville, Computer Basics (11am – noon), Frequently Asked Questions (noon – 1pm). The free, hands-on, 1 hour long classes will help students with their questions about using computers and the Internet. In Computer Basics, students will learn computer terminology, how to use a mouse, how to use essential computer programs, and how to create and save documents. In the Frequent Questions and Answers classes, students’ 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 the library at 870.793.8814.

October 10 - Hampton Public Library, Computer and Internet FAQ (Noon – 1 p.m.; 1 p.m.-2 p.m.; 2 p.m.-3 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 Brenda Barfell at 870.798.4492.

October 13 – Woodruff County Library in Augusta; Frequent Questions and Answers (12pm-1pm, 1pm-2pm); The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will introduce students to how to use a computer and the Internet. In the Frequent Questions and Answers classes, students’ 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 Karen Golden at 870.347.5331.

October 14 – Jefferson County Public Library in Pine Bluff, Computer Basics 1 (11 a.m. – noon) Computer Basics 2 (Noon – 1 p.m.), Internet and Email Basics (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. The Internet and Email Basics class will cover how to get online, sign in to an email account as well as how to write an email. 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.

October 14 – Newton County Library in Jasper, Introduction to Microsoft Word (11am – noon), Introduction to Excel (noon-1pm). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will introduce students to how to use a computer and the Internet. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 479.968.4368

October 15 - West Memphis Public Library, Computer Basics (11.a.m.-noon); Introduction to Microsoft Word (Noon-1 p.m.); Introduction to Email (1p.m.-2p.m.). The hands on class will cover how to use a computer, how to use Microsoft Word, and how to create and use an email account. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870.732.7590.

October 15 – Monroe County Library, Internet and Email Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.; 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.). The Internet and Email Basics class will cover how to get online, sign in to an email account as well as how to write an email. 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.

October 16 – Pope County Library in Russellville; Making a budget with Excel (10:30am – 11:30am); Making a database with Excel (11:30am – 12:30pm); Introduction to Computers (1pm-2pm); Frequent Questions and Answers (2pm – 3pm); the free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will introduce students to how to use a computer and the Internet. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 479.968.4368.

October 16 – Montgomery County Library, Mt. Ida, Computer Basics II (11 a.m. – noon); Internet and Email Basics (noon – 1 p.m.); Word Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on classes walk through how to create and save documents and make changes to the computers using the Control Panel. The Internet and Email Basics class will cover how to get online, sign in to an email account as well as how to write an email.  The Word class covers some basic tools of the program and how to write a letter. 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 Joann Whisenhunt at 870.867.3812.

October 22 – Hempstead County Library, Hope; Computer Basics 1 (11 a.m. - noon); Computer Basics 2 (Noon – 1 p.m.); Internet and Email Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on classes walk through the very basics of computers, how to create and save documents, and make changes to the computers using the Control Panel.  The Internet and Email Basics class will cover how to get online, sign in to an email account as well as how to write an email. 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.

October 23 – Texarkana Public Library; Computer Basics 2 (11 a.m. – noon); Internet Basics (Noon – 1 p.m.); PowerPoint (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover how to create and save a document, the basics of using the Internet and how to create a basic PowerPoint presentation. 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.

October 28 – Lake Village 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. The last 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 may not sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Judi Fava at 870.265.6116.

October 29 – Ashdown Community Library, Computer Basics I (11 a.m. – noon); Internet and Email Basics (Noon – 1:00 p.m.); Facebook Basics (1:00 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover the basics of using a computer and mouse exercises.  The Internet and Email Basics class will cover how to get online, sign in to an email account as well as how to write an email. The Facebook Basics class will cover how to set up a Facebook account, how to log in, finding friends and making posts. 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 the library at 870.898.3233.

October 30 – Barton Public Library in El Dorado, Computer Basics 1 (11 a.m.-noon); Computer Basics 2 (Noon – 1 p.m.); Internet and Email Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover the basics of using a computer. The Internet and Email Basics class will cover how to get online, sign in to an email account as well as how to write an email.  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 Nancy Arn at 870.863.5447.

 

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