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 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.

January 6 – 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.

January 7 – Montgomery County Library, Mt. Ida, Email Basics (11 a.m. – noon); Internet and Basics (noon – 1 p.m.); Facebook (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The Internet and Email Basics classes will cover how to get online, sign in to an email account as well as how to write an email.  The Facebook class will cover students’ questions on 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 Joann Whisenhunt at (870) 867-3812.

January 8 – Rison Public Library in Cleveland County, Excel 1 (11 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.); Excel 2 (12:00 p.m. -1 p.m.); PowerPoint Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). The free, hands on, hour long classes will cover the basics of using Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations. 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 Hilda Terry at (870) 325-7270.

January 14 – Pope County Library in Russellville. Introduction to Tablet Computers and eReaders (12:30p.m.-1:30p.m.; and 1:30p.m.– 2:30p.m.). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover how to use iPads, Kindles, and other tablet computers and eReaders. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 479-968-4368.

January 21 - 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.

January 22 – 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.

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.

 

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