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COMPUTER ASSISTANCE

DIGITAL LITERACY CLASS

Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Thursdays 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Project Read Office
Provo City Library, Room #215

To register, call 801-852-6654.

Learn essential computer skills, software skills, and how to use technology in daily life.

Program is accredited by Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment and provides both training and certification in basic computer skills.

COMPUTER HELP LAB

Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:00 PM
Wednesdays 11:00 - 11:30 AM
Thursdays 4:00 - 4:30 PM

Project Read Office
Provo City Library, Room #215

Feel free to drop in during this open lab and instructors will be available to answer questions and give guided assistance.

Funds for this project were provided by the Institute of Museum and Libray Services (MLS) through the Library Services and Technology Act and were administered by the Utah State Library Division.


LIBRARY RESOURCES

The Provo City Library is a Northstar Digital Literacy Site and aims to help adults acquire the skills they need in today's workplace.

Instruction is available to improve familiarity with essential computer skills, essential software skills, and to help patrons learn to use technology in daily life.

Start learning here.



With just your Provo City Library Card you have access to LinkedIn Learning's complete catalog of over 16,000 expert-led courses.  Popular courses teach:

  • Programming
  • Software
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Much more!

Start learning here.

Learning Express Library offers e-learning and test preparation for students and professionals.  Their Popular Software Tutorials include instruction for Microsoft Office, Adobe, Corel WordPerfect, and Windows & Mac Operating Systems.

Start learning here.


COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Other Computer Help Labs:

Springville City Library
45 South Main Street
Springville, UT 84663
Wednesdays from 7:00 - 8:00 PM

South Franklin Community Center
770 South 700 West
Provo, UT 84603
Contact (801) 691-5347 for class details
*The volunteers at this lab provide computer help in Spanish.

Adopt-a-Computer Program

The Adopt-a-computer program gives computer access to those who wouldn't be able to afford it other ways.  Low-income adults can receive computers by completing 10 hours of time at one of the Computer Help Labs.  If you are interested in participating in the Adopt-a-Computer program you can contact the United Way at digitalinclusion@unitedwayuc.org or by visiting one of the Computer Help Labs.


OTHER RESOURCES

DIGITAL LEARN

DigitalLearn.org is an online hub for digital literacy support and training.You will find a collection of self-directed, video-based tutorials to increase digital literacy skills. The modules help learners practice basic skills like using a mouse, creating an email address, navigating a website and more. Once learners have practiced the basics, they can move on to more specific topics to help them apply for a job, find health information, be productive, connect with friends and family, and to stay safe online. DigitalLearn.org provides intentional, foundational instruction to be taken at the pace of the learner anytime.

Start learning here.

MICROSOFT RESOURCES

Build Digital Skills
Digital literacy are the foundational skills needed to understand and safely use digital devices, software, and the internet. Access the Digital Literacy course!

Participate Safely Online
Get tips for protecting your privacy, using the internet safely and combating online bullying and harassment. Learn more.

Learn How to Code
Give kids a hands-on experience with coding with Minecraft Hour of Code tutorials. Get started with Hour of Code.

You can also browse a catalog of computer science courses for students of all ages that go beyond the basics.  Access computer science courses

Sharpen Technical Skills 
Whether you're just starting or an experienced tech professional, these technical hands-on learning modules can help you arrive at your goals faster, with more confidence and at your own pace. Get started!

LOW-COST INTERNET OPTIONS

To support local efforts to improve internet access to all Americans, NDIA (National Digital Inclusion Alliance) has compiled a list of current offers from ISPs that will help low-income households to acquire service at low or no cost.  Visit the list to learn more.