Mathews Memorial Library has been selected as one of 160 public libraries nationwide to receive funding from the Public Library Association to conduct digital literacy workshops. The library was awarded $4,000 for program development and associated costs.
Increasingly, individuals find themselves challenged by technology when conducting routine tasks such as arranging appointments, applying for government services, seeking employment, and engaging in numerous other similar activities, said a press release.
The PLA Digital Literacy Workshop program, supported by AT&T, provides support to libraries to provide digital literacy training in their communities to help close the “digital divide,” said the release.
Beginning in October, the library plans to offer DigitaLearn workshops. Programs will be conducted at the library or at other selected sites, said the release. To date, the following workshops are scheduled: Computer Basics in October, Internet Basics in November, and E...
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