Sterling Public Library to offer kids digital storytelling class
$25,000 grant also means more adult computer classes
STERLING – The Sterling Public Library has won a $25,000 grant it will use to offer a kids digital storytelling class and more adult computer classes.
This is the second year the library received the state “Eliminating the Digital Divide” grant.
Some of the money will support a 2-week Digitalization of the Arts Workshop for fifth- through eighth-graders, said Anita Elgin, children’s librarian.
In week one, July 23 to 26, students will learn how to write and tell a story. The second week, July 30 to Aug. 2, they will learn how to put their stories on YouTube, Elgin said.
“We are going to hopefully figure out a couple that we can show and use for the Storytelling Festival,” she said.
The library also will offer more adult computer classes. Some of the classes now being offered teach people how to use Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Facebook and email.
For more information or to sign up for any of the classes, go to www.youseemore.com/sterling/ or call the library at 815-625-1370.