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Carrollton Public Library Receives Community Impact Grant
Posted Date: 9/6/2012 7:30 AM

CARROLLTON PUBLIC LIBRARY RECEIVES COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT


Carrollton, TX –The Carrollton Public Library received a Community Impact Grant of $9,230 on September 1, 2012 for adult computer instruction classes. The grant received, made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, falls within the sub-category of Technology Skills for Economic Recovery. The focus of the grant is to improve the technology skills of Texans so that they may use computers and online/electronic specifically for resources to enhance their economic and personal goals, and enhance economic recovery in Texas.

Funds received will be used by the Carrollton Public Library to offer advanced computer classes in computer literacy, job searching, and in Microsoft Word and Excel. Titled “Tech Skills for the 21st Century,” this will be a series of four classes taught by an instructor affiliated with Brookhaven College, with progressing difficulty throughout the series. The grant was applied for March 9, 2012 and notification of received funding was August 2, 2012.

For more information, contact Lynette Jones, Library Supervisor, at 972-466-4814 or visit either Carrollton Public Library at 1700 Keller Springs Road or 4220 N. Josey Lane, or online at cityofcarrollton.com/library.