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Digital Skills Literacy Workshop

Post Date:04/05/2022 9:19 AM

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April 5, 2022

 

Digital Literacy Skills Workshop

 

The City of Santa Maria Public Library will host a free workshop on digital literacy skills. The workshop will be held Saturday, April 9th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Library’s Shepard Hall, located at 421 South McClelland Street.

Library staff will teach patrons how to use the Northstar Digital Literacy Program to learn basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. Participants will gain hands-on experience in basic computer skills, navigating the internet, using e-mail, and the Windows operating system. All participants will receive a copy of the book True or False: A CIA Analyst's Guide to Spotting Fake News by Cindy Otis.

Patrons interested in this workshop may register by visiting the Library’s online events calendar at www.cityofsantamaria.org/library or by calling (805) 925-0994 extension 8562.

As part of the American Rescue Plan Act to aid in recovery from the pandemic, Northstar Digital Literacy is made available to all public libraries in California via the California State Library. This project is supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Follow the Library on social media for updates on programming, resources, and services. Facebook: Santa Maria Public Library and Instagram: @santamaria_publiclibrary.

Questions may be directed to the Library’s Information Desk, (805) 925-0994 extension 8562.

 

Department:                            Public Library

Contact Person:                       Jose Gaytan, Librarian I

Telephone Number:                 (805) 925-0994 extension 1670

E-mail Address:                       jgaytan@cityofsantamaria.org

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