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Broadband Across Texas Week Excites Technology Leaders

Texas Connects Coalition Promotes Digital Literacy through Week of Activities HOUSTON  – The Texas Connects Coalition (TXC2), a partnership between digital literacy nonprofits Austin Free-Net and Technology For All, invites all Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) recipients in Texas to join a … Continue reading

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Voices From the Lab: Training Carries On After Electricity Goes Out

Texas storms can roll in slowly or push through in a hurry. Recently, a Technology For All (TFA) evening computer training class had just begun at the Bastrop Public Library when a front moved through so fast it knocked over … Continue reading

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Bastrop Computer Classes See Growth in Size, Offerings

Recent free computer literacy classes are having a very positive impact on the Central Texas community of Bastrop, notes Bastrop Public Library Assistant Director Sheilah Kosco. The library recently received new computers, software, and training through the Texas Connects Coalition … Continue reading

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New La Grange Computers Lead to Less Waiting, More Use

Fayette Public Library Director Kathy Carter is excited about three recent additions at her facility. In December 2011, Texas Connects Coalition member Technology For All (TFA) installed new computers and software at the La Grange, Texas location. The new hardware … Continue reading

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Johnson City Library — Broadband Benefits in Unexpected Ways

Johnson City Public Library Director Maggie Goodman says new computers and software at the library are making life easier for local residents, in both expected and unexpected ways. Some of the tasks where librarians have seen increased use by library … Continue reading

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Parent/Child Internet Safety Class at Bastrop Library February 21

Bastrop area parents and their children are invited to an Internet Safety for Kids course Tuesday, February 21 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Bastrop Public Library, 1100 Church Street.  Students ages 10 and more can bring a parent … Continue reading

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Opening the Door to a New World

Sometimes, you walk through a door and think you know what’s on the other side. For recent Bastrop area resident Linda Farrell, crossing the Bastrop Public Library threshold and starting computer training classes has opened new worlds of job opportunities, … Continue reading

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