Texas Connects Coalition (TXC2) proclaims July 30 through August 3 to be “Broadband Across Texas Week
A nonprofit partnership between Austin Free-Net (Austin) and Technology For All (Houston, San Antonio and rural Texas), TXC2 will have more than 80 computer labs participating in this celebratory week. Visitors to the public computer labs and classrooms will be professionally instructed in how to use a computer, navigate the Internet safely, and search and apply for work.
Guests also will learn how to download and manipulate digital images, place web-based calls to other users, such as military personnel, families abroad, and much more – all free of charge.
Free classes and labs are available at the Blanco Library. Come by and see what we have to offer.
“It is our continued goal to break down the barriers to digital inequality,” states Dr. Will Reed, president and CEO of coalition partner, Technology For All (TFA). “We connect Texans through basic computer education, Internet training and free public access to state-of-the-art computers and tablet technology. We help persons gain the knowledge, skills and abilities that they need to participate fully in the digital world and earn a livable wage.”
“It is our continued goal to break down the barriers to digital inequality,” states Dr. Will Reed, president and CEO of coalition partner, Technology For All (TFA).
The Blanco Library is going to have prizes and refreshments and will be having some fun with the week, but the message is serious. Our current and future workforce vitality depends on the digital equality and computer literacy of its employee pool. That’s the Texas Connects specialty and they’re proud to serve the Blanco community and help get friends and neighbors back to work through technology education.
On August 1, 2012, the Blanco Library is hosting an all-day open house for driver’s license renewal and claiming money.
Volunteers will help you to renew your license online and find out if you have money as reported to the Secretary of State.
You can win an iPad 2 or $100. Register all month at the library.
From 11:30 to 1:00pm, there will be a Digital Photography class. From 2:00 to 4:00pm, cookies and punch wrapping up the day with the last in a series on Excel. Powerpoint course starts in August.
For more information, call the Blanco Library at 830-833-4280 or Curtis Knutson at 512-773-4022.