Computer classes offered

The Career Center Adult Technical Training and Connect Ohio are offering free basic computer classes at the Beverly Public Library May 20 and 21 from 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. Do you want to learn about computers and the Internet? Learn to: send mail instantly without postage; keep in touch with family and friends; pay bills online; search for career opportunities; shop online; get healthcare information anytime.

Another class is scheduled for June 17 and 18. Classes are also offered at the Career Center in Marietta and at the Belpre Library. Times and dates vary, so if one of these locations is more convenient, please check with the appropriate library for more information.

The Beverly Library is located on McIntosh Street in Beverly. Call 1-800-648-3695 to reserve your place in one of the computer classes.


The Beverly Library is offering computer classes for people interested in learning how to find specific information on the Internet. The class is scheduled for May 29 from 10:00 a.m. – noon. Space is limited, so registration is suggested. Call the library at 740-984-4060 or stop by the Circulation Desk to register.


Cindy Styer, SNAP-Ed Program Assistant from Ohio State University Extension office, is holding a follow-up program for her “Food Shopping – Getting the Most for Your Money When Food Shopping” presentation May 22 at 1:30 at the Beverly Public Library. The public is invited to join the program to play a game and apply their shopping skills. Those attending are also asked to share their shopping tips with the group.

This program is provided through the Family Nutrition Program/Family and consumer Sciences and material is funded by the USDA Food Stamp program and the continued help and financial support of the local county commissioners.

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Sue Sampson is a longtime columnist for The Parkersburg News & Sentinel.