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Celebrate Digital Learning Day 2018 with viNGN at Florence Williams Public Library St. Croix

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network invites the community to #LearnSomethingNew this Digital Learning Day, Thursday, February 22, 2018, with a Pop-Up Digital Coach at the Florence Williams Public Library on St. Croix from 12 noon to 4:45pm. Visitors will be able to stop by to receive a copy of the 2018 edition of the viNGN Internet Starter Kit, and download free skills training from GCFLearnFree to use on a personal computer even without Internet.

This will be viNGN’s 5th year participating in Digital Learning Day, which was launched by the Alliance for Excellent Education in 2012. Digital Learning Day is a nationwide event that celebrates innovative technology instructors while encouraging people of all ages to sharpen their digital literacy skills.

Downloadable e-books and videos include information on Microsoft Office, Internet safety, online search, social media and blogging; using personal devices such as smartphones and tablets and more. A new, never-used USB drive is required; 16 GB recommended for downloading the complete package.

viNGN’s Internet Starter Kit, which presents an overview of computing, Internet, email, Internet safety, online search, websites, blogs and social media along with links to complimentary courses at GCFLearnFree and Khan Academy, will be distributed.

Digital Learning Day can be celebrated anywhere. For those who cannot visit on that date, links to access all materials will be available on the viNGN blog at For more information on free digital training opportunities, contact Anita Davis at viNGN, telephone (340) 715-8581 x2244 or email


About vingn

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) was established in 2010 as a public corporation; it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority. viNGN was funded primarily from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant made by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) as part of a federal program to improve the broadband capacity in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia. The program is called the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). For more information regarding viNGN, call (340) 715-8581, or visit


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