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Libraries teach computer literacy in this digital age

Walk into most any suburban library and you’ll likely find not only rows of computers, but enclosed labs where lifelong learners discover how to search the Internet for a job, make friends on Facebook and use programs such as Excel. “Libraries have always been committed to promoting reading and literacy,” said Roberta Stevens, president of the American Library Association. “You can’t promote a literate society today without them knowing how to use computers. So it seems to be the most natural thing for libraries to do – teaching digital literacy.” Read the full story.

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