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 literacy classes.

 

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Adult Digital Literacy Classes:

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

April 1 – Columbia County Library, Magnolia; Internet and Email Basics (11 a.m. – Noon; Noon – 1 p.m.); Facebook Frequently Asked Questions (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, hour long classes will cover the basics of using the Internet as well as how to set up and use an email address. The Facebook FAQ class is for people already on Facebook but need help with certain aspects. There is a limit of 5 students per class and students may not sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870.234.1991.

April 1 – First United Methodist Church - Shepherd Center, in Beebe; Computer Basics (10 a.m.-Noon). If interested in attending, please contact the center at 501.882.0243. There is a limit of ten students per class.

April 6 – Dover Library, Saving Money with Online Coupons (10:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.) and Being Safe with Your Money while Online (11:30 p.m.-12:30 p.m.). The hands on classes is part of the Pope County Library System’s Financial Literacy Week, preparing people to better manage and protect their financial assets. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 479.331.2173.

April 6 – Pope County Library in Russellville; Saving Money with Online Coupons (1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.) and Being Safe with Your Money while Online (2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.). The hands on classes is part of the Pope County Library System’s Financial Literacy Week, preparing people to better manage and protect their financial assets. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 479.968.4368.

April 7  - Independence County Library in Batesville; Computer Basics (11a.m.-Noon), Introduction to Excel (Noon-1 p.m.), Staying Safe Online (1 p.m.-2 p.m.). The free, hands-on, 1 hour long classes will help students with their questions about using computers and the Internet. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870.793.8814. 

April 8 – Sevier County Library, DeQueen; Internet and Email Basics (Noon – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 2 hour long class will cover the basics of using the Internet as well as how to set up and use an email address. There is a limit of 5 students for this class. If people are interested, please contact Johnye Fisher at 870.584.4364.

April 8 – First United Methodist Church - Shepherd Center, in Beebe; Using Your Email (10 a.m.-11 a.m.); Facebook and Staying Safe Online (11 a.m.-Noon). If interested in attending, please contact the center at 501.882.0243. There is a limit of ten students per class.

April 9 – Charleston Public Library; Internet Basics (11 a.m.-Noon); Staying Safe Online (Noon-1 p.m.), iPad Basics (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 Misty Hawkins at 479.965.2605.

April 9 – Lake Village Library, Computer and Internet FAQ (11 a.m. –Noon); Computer Basics (Noon – 1 p.m.); Internet Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover frequently asked questions on both computers and the internet; the basics of using a computer and mouse; the basics of using and maneuvering around on 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.

April 10 – Montgomery County Library, Mt. Ida, Internet Basics (11 a.m. – Noon); Facebook FAQ (Noon – 1 p.m.); Smartphone FAQ (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). 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.

April 14 - Searcy County Library, Marshall, Computer Basics (11 a.m. - Noon); Internet Basics (Noon - 1:00 p.m.). There is a limit of 10 students per class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870.448.2420. 

April 14 - Mena Public Library, Computer Basics (11 a.m. – Noon); Smartphone FAQ (Noon – 1 p.m.; 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, hour long classes will cover the basics of using a computer and frequently asked questions about smartphones. 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.

April 16 – Monticello Public Library in Drew County, Computer & Internet FAQ (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. – Noon; 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 Brandy Horne at 870.367.8583.

April 17  - Fulton County Library in Salem, Computer and Internet FAQ (10AM-11 a.m., 11 a.m.-Noon, Noon-1 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 Betty Roork at 870.895.2014.

April 23  – Woolfolk Library in Marion, Searching for a Job Online (11 a.m -Noon).; Introduction to LinkedIn (Noon – 1 p.m.); Developing New Skills and Taking Free Classes Online (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 the library at 870.739.3238. 

April 28 – Pike County Public Library, Murfreesboro; Computer Basics (11 a.m – Noon; Noon – 1 p.m.; 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on classes will cover the basics of using a computer including the parts, using a mouse and creating and saving a document. There is a limit of 5 people per hour-long class and students may not sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870.285.2575.

April 28 & 29 – Gattis Logan County Library in Paris, Senior Computer Boot Camp. April 28 - Computer Basics (11 a.m.-Noon); Keyboarding & Saving Documents (Noon-1 p.m.), Internet Basics (1 p.m.-2 p.m.). April 29th - Creating and Using an Email Account (11 a.m.-Noon); Introduction to Facebook (Noon-1 p.m.); Learning Coding with Online Puzzles (1 p.m.-2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover students’ questions about the internet or computers. The boot camp is geared at helping seniors develop basic computer skills. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class and can sign up for as many classes as they’d like or just the ones they are interested in. If people are interested, please contact the library at 479.963.2371.

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