FREE Digital Literacy Classes for Children and Tweens
FALL 2019 REGISTRATION -- September 9 - September 30
Fall Session begins October 7."Digital Literacy" is the ability to use computers, tablets, and smartphones to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills. The Inglewood Public Library was awarded a grant from the California Public Utilities Commission to offer Digital Literacy classes for children and teens over the next two years.
These classes will introduce children and tweens to a Windows 10 laptop computer using fun, interactive, and engaging instruction and software programs. Students will learn "Type to Learn 4" a keyboarding program, Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel, as well as "Kid Pix 5," "Comic Life," and "Tux Paint.".All classes are taught by a professional librarian.
Registration is required: September 9 - September 30 in the Children's Division.
For more information, please contact the Children's Division 310-412-5645
Cyber Lab for Children and Tweens
Open on Saturdays October 12 - November 30, 2019
Children and Tweens who have completed or are currently enrolled in a Digital Literacy class at the Inglewood Public Library may use the Cyber Lab on Saturdays.
The Lab will be staffed by Cyber Volunteers who will provide help and guidance. Children and Tweens may practice:
Keyboarding using the program, "Type to Learn 4"
Art Programs: "Tux Paint" and "Kid Pix 5" and "Comic Life 3"
Mouse Practice: "G-Compris"
Library Databases for research
Gaming will NOT be available in the Cyber Lab.