Friday, January 23, 2009
David Crawford, Claudia Garcia, Brian Lewis, and Sylvia Nacianceno
Claudia Garcia, Self Sufficiency Counselor for HHSA’s Porterville District Office, recently received the Literacy Advocate award. The honor was designed for HHSA counselors and specialists who have referred and encouraged their clients to participate in a joint program developed by HHSA and the Library Literacy Center. Brian Lewis, Tulare County Librarian, presented the quarterly award on behalf of the Library’s Read to Succeed Literacy program. Also in attendance were David Crawford, TulareWORKS Deputy Director, Jason Britt, TulareWORKS Division Manager, Sylvia Nacianceno, HHSA Porterville Office Unit Manager, Tessa Houston, Employment Services Program Specialist, and Win Doyle, HHSA/Literacy Program Coordinator.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Free computer classes will be offered at the Visalia Library's computer lab beginning in February. The schedule for the classes is as follows:
February 4 - Intro to PCs
February 11 - Intro to Word
February 12 - Intro to Excel
February 18 - Internet 101
February 25 - Email for Beginners
February 26 - Computers in the Workplace
All classes begin at 1:00PM.
Monday, January 12, 2009
Join the Friends of the Tulare County Library and the League of Women Voters at the Visalia Library on January 30 at 7PM for an interactive, online workshop where you help craft a State budget that you like. Explore the policy options faced by legislators today, and decide how much to spend on schools, prisons, healthcare and other State programs--and how to pay for them. Don't miss the fun!
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