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.

January 27 – Bradford Public Library, Computer & Internet FAQ (Noon-1p.m., 1p.m.-2p.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 Gail at 501-344-2558.

January 29 – McGehee Public Library, Creating an Email Account (11 a.m. – Noon), Using Your Email Account (Noon – 1 p.m.), Word Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will show how to create an email account and send a basic email. The Using Your Email Account will show how to send an email with an attachment, create folders and get off junk mail lists. The Word Basics class will cover cutting and pasting, design tools and saving files. 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 Brittany Cox at 870.222.4097.

January 30 – Phillips County Library, Computer Basics 1 (11 a.m. – noon), Computer Basics 2 (Noon – 1 p.m.), Word Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover the basics of a computer, mouse exercises, and how to create and save a document. There will also be a Word class that covers the basics of using the very popular program. 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.

February 2 – McCrory Public Library; How to Make a Resume (Noon-1 p.m.), Introduction to Excel (1 p.m.-2 p.m.). The hands on class will cover how to use Microsoft Word to create a resume and how to use Excel to create a budget and use formulas. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If interested, please contact the library at (870) 731-0150.

February 4 – 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.

February 5 – 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.

February 10 - Mena Public Library, Frequently Asked Questions (11 a.m. – noon); PowerPoint (Noon – 1 p.m.); Computer Basics 2 (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, hour long classes will cover students questions, the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint, and creating and saving documents. 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.

February 10 – Newton County Library in Jasper; Computer Basics (Noon-1 p.m), Introduction to Excel (1 p.m.-2 p.m.). The hands on class will cover how to turn on and use a computer and how to use Excel to create a budget and use formulas. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at (870) 446-2983.

February 11 – 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.

February 11 - Woodruff County Public Library in Augusta, Computer & Internet FAQ (Noon-1 p.m.; 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 tutoring sessions will cover students’ questions about computers and the internet. There is a limit of 3 students per hour-long session. If people are interested, please contact Karen Golden at 870.347.5331.

February 12 – Ashdown Community Library, Frequently Asked Questions (11 a.m. – noon); Frequently Asked Questions (Noon – 1:00 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover student questions and concerns about computers and the Internet. 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. 

February 17 – 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.

February 18 – Wilson Public Library; Computer and Internet FAQ (Noon-1 p.m., 1 p.m.-2 p.m, 2p.m.-3 p.m., 3 p.m.-4 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover questions about using 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) 655-8414.

February 19 – Blytheville Library; Computer and Internet FAQ (9 a.m.-10 a.m., 10 a.m.-11 a.m., 11 a.m.-Noon). The hands on classes will cover 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 870-563-2721.

February 20 – Monticello Public Library in Drew County, Computer & Internet FAQ (11 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 12 p.m. – 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 Brandy Horne at (870) 367-8583.

February 24 - Warren Public Library, Computer Basics (11 a.m. – noon; Noon – 1 p.m.; 1 p.m.-2 p.m.). The hands on class will cover using a mouse, the desktop screen, keyboarding, 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 the library at 870.226.2536.

February 24 – Dover Public Library Computer Basics (10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.), Internet Basics (11:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.), Introduction to Email (12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m.), Staying Safe Online (1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.). The hands on class will cover how to turn on and use a computer, how to use Google to search for websites, images, and maps, how to create and use an email account, and how to create strong passwords, avoid scams and use an antivirus. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at (479) 331-2173.

February 25 – Atkins Public Library Computer Basics (10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.), Internet Basics (11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.), Introduction to Email (12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.), Staying Safe Online (1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.). The hands on class will cover how to turn on and use a computer, how to use Google to search for websites, images, and maps, how to create and use an email account, and how to create strong passwords, avoid scams and use an antivirus. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 479-641-7904.

February 25 - 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.

February 26 – 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 Jana Mitchell at (870) 534-4802.

 

 

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