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.

October 28 – 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.

October 29 – Ashdown Community Library, Computer Basics I (11 a.m. – noon); Internet and Email Basics (Noon – 1:00 p.m.); Facebook Basics (1:00 p.m. – 2 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. The Facebook Basics class will cover how to set up a Facebook account, how to log in, finding friends and making posts. 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.

October 30 – Barton Public Library in El Dorado, 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. 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.

November 3 – Dover Public Library, Computer Basics (12p.m.-2p.m.) There is a limit of 10 people for the two hour class. The free, hands on, 2 hour long classes will cover the basics of using a computer. If interested in attending, please contact the library at 479. 331.2173.

November 4 – Pope County Library in Russellville, Computer Basics (10:30a.m.-12:30p.m.); Internet Basics (1p.m.-2p.m.); and Creating and Using an Email Account (2p.m.-3p.m.). There is a limit of 10 people per class. If interested in attending, please contact the library at 479.968.4368

November 4 – 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.

November 5 – 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.

November 5 – Pope County Library in Russellville, Introduction to Microsoft Word (10:30a.m.- 11:30a.m.); Word – Making Resumes and Posters (11:30a.m.-12:30p.m.); Introduction to Excel (1p.m.-2p.m.); and Intermediate Excel (2p.m.-3p.m.). There is a limit of 10 people per class. If interested in attending, please contact the library at 479.968.4368.

November 6 – Pope County Library in Russellville, Introduction to PowerPoint (10:30a.m.-11:30a.m.); How to do an Online Job Search (11:30a.m.-12:30p.m.); Introduction to LinkedIn (1p.m.-2p.m.); and Computer FAQ (2p.m.-3p.m.). There is a limit of 10 people per class. If interested in attending, please contact the library at 479.968.4368.

November 6 – Nevada County Library, Prescott; Word Basics 1 (11 a.m.-noon); Excel Basics 1 (12:00 – 1:00 p.m.); PowerPoint Basics (1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover the basics of using the three popular Microsoft Office programs of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 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.

November 7 – Helena 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 free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover the basics of a computer and mouse exercises. There will also be an email class where students can learn to better use their email addresses and the Internet in general. 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.

November 12 – 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.

November 12 – Forrest City Public Library, Introduction to Excel (11a.m.-noon); Intermediate Excel (Noon-1p.m.); Setting-Up and Using an Email Account (1:30p.m.-2:30p.m.); Computer FAQ (2:30p.m.-3:30p.m.). .). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover the basics of Microsoft Excel, creating graphs and charts using Excel, using email, and answering people’s computer and Internet questions. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If interested in attending, please contact the library at 870.633.5646.

November 13 – Woolfolk Public Library in Marion, Introduction to Word (9a.m.-10a.m.); Word – Making Resumes and Posters (10a.m.-11a.m.); Creating and Using an Email Account (11a.m.-Noon); Doing an Online Job Search (Noon-1p.m.). .). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover the basics of using Microsoft Word, using Word to create posters and resumes, and using email. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If interested in attending, please contact the library at 870.739.3238.

November 13 - 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. If people are interested, please contact Alice Branson at (870) 382-5763.

November 18 – McGehee Public 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 using a computer including terminology, using a mouse, creating and saving files and other topics. 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.

November 18 – Bessie Boehm Moore Stone County Library in Mountain View, Introduction to Word (11a.m.-noon); Introduction to Excel (noon-1p.m.); Introduction to PowerPoint (1p.m.-2p.m.). .). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover the basics of working with Micrsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If interested in attending, please contact the library at 870.269.3100.

November 19 – Keiser Public Library, Computer Basics (1p.m.-2p.m.); Creating and Using an Email Account (2p.m.-3p.m.); Introduction to Excel (3p.m.-4p.m.). .). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover the basics of  using a computer, using email, and Microsoft Excel. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If interested in attending, please contact the library at 870.526.2073.

November 19 – Rison Public Library in Cleveland County, Smart Phone Basics, iPhone (11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.); Android (12:30 p.m. -2 p.m.). The free, hands on, 1.5 hour long classes will cover the basics of using a smartphone. Students must bring their own smart phones to the classes. 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.

November 20 – Independence County Library in Batesville, Computer Basics (11a.m.-Noon); Computer FAQ (Noon-1p.m.). .). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover the basics of using a computer and answering people’s questions about computers and the Internet. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If interested in attending, please contact the library at 870-793-8814.

November 25 – University of Arkansas Community College in Morrilton - Community Education Center, Computer Basics (10a.m.-11a.m.); Introduction to Windows 8 (11a.m.-noon); Internet Basics (noon-1p.m.). .). The free, hands on, 1 hour long classes will cover the basics of using a computer, using Windows 8, and using the Internet. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If interested in attending, please contact Kimberly Darling at 501.977.2189.

 

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