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.

December 2 – McCrory Library; Computer Basics (Noon – 1 p.m.) and Internet Basics (1p.m. – 2 p.m.). The hands on class will cover frequently asked questions on computers and the Internet for new and beginning computer users. There is a limit of 8 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at (870) 731-0150.

December 9 - Pope County Public Library; Computer Basics (10:30  a.m. – 12:30 p.m.); Internet Basics (1p.m. – 2p.m.); Creating and Using an Email Account (2:00p.m.-3:00p.m.). The hands on classes will cover frequently asked questions on both computers and the Internet. There is a limit of 10 people per class. If people are interested, please contact the library at (479) 968-4368.

December 9 - Warren Branch Library, How to Set Up and Use Email (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.

December 10 – Barton Public Library in El Dorado, Computer Basics 2 (11 a.m. – noon); Word Basics (Noon – 1 p.m.); Internet and Email Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover how to create and save documents. The Word Basics class will cover cutting and pasting, changing fonts, and other basic Word 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 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.

December 10 - Pope County Public Library; Introduction to Microsoft Word (10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.); Creating a Resume (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.); Introduction to Excel (1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.); Creating Graphs and Charts with Excel (2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover using basic editing and formatting tools as well as creating and sharing documents. There is a limit of 10 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at (479) 968-4368.

December 11 - Pope County Public Library; Introduction to PowerPoint (10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.), Searching for a Job Online (11:30 a.m.-12:30p.m.); Introduction to LinkedIn (1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover basic editing and formatting tools and presenting using PowerPoint as well as looking for employment opportunity using websites like Indeed.com and LinkedIn. There is a limit of 10 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at (479) 968-4368.

December 11 – Texarkana Public Library; 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 hands on classes will cover the basics of using a computer including how to use a mouse, how to create and save a document, and the basics of using the Internet and email. There is a limit of 10 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.

December 16 – 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.

December 16 – Gattis Logan County Library in Paris, Computer & Internet FAQ (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 the library at 479.963.2371.

December 17 - 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.

December 18 - Newton County Library in Jasper, Computer and Internet FAQ (11 a.m. – 12p.m.); Introduction to Excel (12p.m. - 1p.m.). The hands on class will cover frequently asked questions on both computers and the internet as well as keeping a budget on a spreadsheet using Excel. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at (870) 446-2983.

December 18 - Mena Public Library, Internet and Email Basics (11 a.m. – noon; Noon – 1 p.m.; 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, hour long classes will cover the basics of getting on the internet, searching for information, logging into an email account and sending an email with an attachment. 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.

December 23 – Ashdown Community Library, Computer Basics I (11 a.m. – noon); Internet and Email Basics (Noon – 1:00 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. 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.

December 30 – 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.

 

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