GRAVETTE – The Gravette Public Library has announced upcoming energy efficiency and computer literacy programs.
The library will run a computer program starting Wednesday. The nine-week series takes place every Wednesday from 10:30 am. to 11:30 am in the library's learning center.
"This program is intended for those with little or no computer experience," said library director Karen Benson. "The first session begins with identifying the parts of the computer and their functions, using the mouse, and shutting down the computer properly. Additional sessions cover browsing, file management, email, online privacy and use of government websites, personal property, driver's license renewal, voter registration verification, etc.
Places are limited, registration is required. Anyone wishing to enroll in these computer courses may visit the library or call 479-787-6955. The registration link will also be available on the library's Facebook page and on the Gravette Community Calendar.
The library received the 2019 Libraries Leading Digital Skills Award and Spotlight Award in recognition of its computing fundamentals program. Benson, invited by the Public Library Association and Google, presented Libraries Lead with Digital Skills at the PLA 2020 National Convention.
On April 13, from 17:30 to 18:30, the library is giving a lecture on energy efficiency in homes in the library's learning center.
Carroll Electric Cooperative's Eric Jones and Teddy Willing will share tips that can help people reduce energy use at home to improve energy efficiency and save money.
In addition, the Carroll Electric Cooperative sponsors magician Scott Davis' "Avoid Accidents" educational program, which teaches children the importance of electrical safety. The program takes place on May 22 at 10:00 in the library.
The library is located at 119 Main Street in Gravetta. Located on SE.