Free computer courses for adults (age 16 and over):   These FREE one day training sessions are offered by the State Library and are funded through a BroadbandUSA grant as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Trainings will be offered during the following weeks:

Week of Oct. 18-22: Computer Foundations
Week of Nov. 1-5: Microsoft Word, Level 1
Week of Nov. 15-19: Resume Building and Beyond
Week of Nov. 29-Dec. 3: Microsoft Excel 2007, Level 1

NOTE: Pine Prairie trainings Mondays, Basile Tuesdays, Mamou Wednesdays, Turkey Creek Thursdays, and Ville Platte Fridays for all classes.  Classes are full day, 9 to 5, for ages 16 and up.  Sorry, nobody under 16.

To register: Call the State Library at 1-888-487-2700 or register online at lajacc.state.lib.la.us/training.  You may also register by calling your local library, but callers to the state number and online registrants have priority, and space is going fast, with some sections of classes already taking standby waiting list registrants only.

If you need to learn or even improve your computer skills and are at least 16, this message is for you!

Get your FREE training now on today’s most respected and professionally used software!

This FREE training is offered by the State Library of Louisiana in partnership with Louisiana’s public libraries.

Hands-on Training

Training is presented by MS Gold Certified Partner trainers and funded through a BroadbandUSA grant as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Evangeline Parish Library Training Schedule:

Monday10/18/2010–Pine Prairie—Computer Foundations

Tuesday 10/19/2010—Basile—Computer Foundations

Wednesday10/20/2010—Mamou—Computer Foundations

Thursday10/21/2010—Turkey Creek—Computer Foundations

Friday 10/22/2010—Ville Platte— Computer Foundations

Week of Nov. 1st through 5th: Microsoft Word 2007, Level 1

Week of Nov. 15th through 19th: Resume Building and Beyond

Week of Nov. 29th through Dec. 3rd: Microsoft Excel 2007, Level 1

Note: Pine Prairie trainings Mondays, Basile Tuesdays, Mamou Wednesdays, Turkey Creek Thursdays, and Ville Platte Fridays for all classes.  Classes are full day classes, 9 to 5.

To Register: Must register in advance. Call the library branch where you wish to attend. Tell Staff which class you want to attend. Or go to lajacc.state.lib.la.us/training or call 888.487.2700

Or call the main library at 363-1369.  Spaces are very limited, so call today!

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Upcoming Events

Mar
1
Thu
9:00 am Search Committee meeting @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Search Committee meeting @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The Library Board Search Committee will meet Thurs. March 1st at 9 a.m. at the main library (Ville Platte) to review initial applications.  The meeting is open to the public.
Mar
20
Tue
3:00 pm Library Search Committee meets Tues... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Search Committee meets Tues... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mar 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Library Search Committee will meet at 3 p.m. on Tues. March 20th at the main library.  The meeting is open to the public.
4:00 pm Library Board of Control meets Tues... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board of Control meets Tues... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mar 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Library Board of Control will meet Tues. Jan. 20th at 4 p.m.  The meeting is open to the public, and an agenda will be posted no later than 24 hours in advance of the[...]
Mar
30
Fri
all-day Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Mar 30 all-day
The main library and all branches are closed all day Friday March 30th in observance of Good Friday.
12:00 am Main Library closed for Easter week... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Main Library closed for Easter week... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Mar 30 @ 12:00 am – Apr 2 @ 8:00 am
The main library is closed Good Friday and Holy Saturday March 30th and 31st.  The library reopens Monday April 2nd.
May
22
Tue
3:00 pm Library Board Search Committee meet... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board Search Committee meet... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Library Board Search Committee will meet Tues. May 22nd at 3 pm.  The meeting is open to the public, and all are welcome.
4:00 pm Library Board meets Tues. May 22nd @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
Library Board meets Tues. May 22nd @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
May 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Library Board of Control will meet Tuesday May 22nd at 4 pm at the main library.  The meeting is open to the public and public comments are welcomed. Agenda items expected include timeline/plans for[...]
May
26
Sat
all-day No Saturday hours at Main Library M... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
No Saturday hours at Main Library M... @ Evangeline Parish Main Library
May 26 all-day
The main library will be closed for the Memorial Day weekend, Saturday May 26th through Monday May 28th, reopening at regular hours Tues. May 29th.
May
28
Mon
all-day Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Main Library and all branches close... @ Evangeline Parish Library
May 28 all-day
The Main Library and all branches will be closed Monday May 28th in observance of Memorial Day.
May
29
Tue
all-day Summer Reading Pre Registration Beg... @ Evangeline Parish Library
Summer Reading Pre Registration Beg... @ Evangeline Parish Library
May 29 all-day
Tuesday May 29th is the first day of pre-registration for Summer Reading at the main library and all branches.  Please note that no prizes will be given out until Friday May 1st.