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 literacy classes.

 

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Adult Digital Literacy Classes:

For classes in Pulaski County visit Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) or SeniorNet of Little Rock.

May 5 - Phillips County Public Library (Helena – West Helena); Computer Basics (11:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.); Internet and Email Basics (12:20 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.)The hands on classes are meant to build up a student’s computer skill set to make them more hirable. There is a limit of 10 people per class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870.338.3537.

May 6 - Phillips County Public Library (Helena – West Helena); Introduction to Microsoft Word (11:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.); Creating a Resume (12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.). The hands on classes are meant to build up a student’s computer skill set to make them more hirable. There is a limit of 10 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870.338.3537.

May 7 – Phillips County Public Library (Helena – West Helena); Introduction to Excel (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.); Introduction to PowerPoint (12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.); Searching for a Job Online (11:30 a.m.-12:30p.m.). The hands on classes are meant to build up a student’s computer skill set to make them more hirable. There is a limit of 10 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870.338.3537.

May 12 - 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.

May 13 – Howard County Library, Nashville. Computer Basics 2 (11 a.m. – noon, Noon – 1 p.m.); Intermediate Email (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.

May 13 - 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.

May 14 - 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.

May 14 – Ashdown Community Library, Email Basics (11 a.m. – noon); Word Basics (Noon – 1:00 p.m.). The hands on classes will cover creating an email account, logging into an email account and writing emails and the basics of Microsoft Word. 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.

May 26 – Marvell Public Library, Computer and Internet FAQ (11 a.m.-noon; Noon - 1:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m.-2:00 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.

May 27 – Arkansas County Library in Stuttgart; Computer Basics (11:00 a.m. – noon); Email Basics (noon – 1:00 p.m.); Word Basics (1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.). The free, hands-on, 1 hour long classes will help students learn the basics about using a computer, the basics about using email and the basics of Microsoft Word. There is a limit of 5 students per hour-long class and students cannot sign up for more than one class. If people are interested, please contact Anna at 870.673.1966.

May 28 – Nevada County Library, Prescott; Computer Basics (11 a.m.-noon); Word Basics (Noon – 1 p.m.); Word Basics (1 p.m. – 2 p.m). The hands on classes will cover the basics of using a computer, a mouse, and a keyboard as well as the basics of Microsoft Word. 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.

May 29 – Newton County Library in Jasper; Computer Basics (Noon-1PM), Internet Basics (1PM-2PM). The hands on class will cover how to turn on and use a computer and how to find information and websites using Google. There is a limit of 5 people per one hour class. If people are interested, please contact the library at 870.446.2983.

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