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.

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.

March 2 – McCrory Library; Internet Basics (Noon – 1PM) and Excel Basics (1PM – 2PM). 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 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870.731.0150.

March 3 – 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.

March 4 - 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.

March 4 – Charleston Public Library, Computer and Internet FAQ (11a.m.-noon; 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 Misty Hawkins at 479.965.2605.

March 5 – 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.

March 10 - 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.

March 11 - 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.

March 12 - 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.

March 13 – Helena Public Library, Computer Basics 1 (11 a.m. – noon), Computer Basics 2 (Noon – 1 p.m.), Excel Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). 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.

March 17 – 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.

March 17 – Forrest City Public Library, Searching for Jobs Online (11 a.m. – Noon), Staying Safe Online (Noon – 1 p.m.), Facebook FAQ (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). Searching for Jobs Online will cover how to use regional and national job search engines, Craisglist, and LinkedIn. Staying Safe Online will explain how to keep safe from viruses and malware, keep your personal information safe, and make strong and easy to remember passwords. 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.

March 18 - East Central Arkansas Regional Library in Wynne, Computer and Internet Basics (11 a.m.-1 p.m.), Windows 8 Basics (1 p.m.-2 p.m.). Computer and Internet Basics will cover how to use a computer for the first time and look up information using Google. Windows 8 Basics will go over how to navigate around the Windows 8 operating system. 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 Clair at 870.238.3850.

March 18 – Ashdown Community Library, Frequently Asked Questions (11 a.m. – noon); Frequently Asked Questions (Noon – 1:00 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover students 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.

March 19 – Howard County Library, Nashville. Computer Basics (11 a.m. – noon, Noon – 1 p.m.); Email Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). There is a limit of 5 students per free, hour-long class and students may not sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Janice Curry at 870.845.2566.

March 19 – Blytheville Library; Computer and 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 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.

March 20 – Wilson Public Library; Computer and Internet FAQ (9 a.m. -10 a.m., 10 a.m. -11 a.m., 11 a.m. - Noon, Noon - 1 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.

March 24 – Nevada County Library, Prescott; Computer and Internet FAQ (11 a.m. - Noon, Noon – 1 p.m., 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The hands on classes 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.

March 24 – 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.

March 25 - 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 and students cannot sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Alice Branson at 870.382.5763.

March 25 – Piggott Library Computer and Internet Basics (1 p.m. - 3 p.m.), How to Use Email (3 p.m. - 4 p.m.). The free, hands on 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 Gay Johnson at 870.598.3666.

 

 

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