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Rejuvenated St. Thomas Library Friends Elect New Officers, Support viNGN Call for Greater Digital Literacy
St. Thomas USVI, June 27, 2015 - The Friends of St. Thomas Public Libraries rejuvenated its ranks at its first General Meeting of 2015 at the Library at Addelita Cancryn Junior High School, electing a new slate of Board members and officers. The guest speaker for the evening was FOSTPL member Anita Davis, who serves as Community Program Manager for the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN). Davis shared the mission and vision of viNGN, the nationwide broadband initiative and its many benefits to the territory.
The Friends of St. Thomas Public Libraries (FOSTPL) invites the public to learn more about Digital Literacy at its next general meeting at Addelita Cancryn Junior High School on Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 5-7pm.
On the agenda: committee reports, new member sign-up, and the election of FOSTPL Board members by registered members. Also on the agenda will be a presentation by viNGN Community Program Manager Anita Davis to discuss greater utilization of 33 free public computer centers throughout the territory via planned activities, free training, volunteerism, and opportunities to share knowledge and ideas. Davis has been the site manager at the Public Computer Center at the Charles Wesley Turnbull Regional Library for the past two years.
Event: Facing Slavery Workshop at Caribbean Genealogy Library
In honor of the upcoming 167th anniversary of the emancipation of the enslaved people of the Danish West Indies (now the Virgin Islands of the United States), the Caribbean Genealogy Library will host a workshop entitled Facing Slavery. The workshop is scheduled for June 27th at 2pm.