Free adult literacy classes set for Thursday


Free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Jefferson County Public Library in Pine Bluff, according to Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corp.

Each class will last one hour, and classes will be held at 10 a.m. (Computer Basics 1), 11 a.m. (Computer Basics 2), and noon and 1 p.m. (Computer and Internet FAQ) on Thursday. There is a limit of five students for each one hour class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up for a class, prospective students should contact Janna Mitchell at 870-534-4802.

Connect Arkansas received federal stimulus grants to increase Internet awareness, education and use in Arkansas. As part of that grant, Connect Arkansas launched the Adult Digital Literacy Program. More than 65 classes are scheduled for December throughout Arkansas.