LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Thanks to a grant, the library received three AdvancedWorkstations in Education computer systems. Each computerincludes a flat screen monitor, colorful keyboard, child size mouseand an ink jet printer. The software package offers 24different games in both Spanish and English. Young AdultLibrarian Alexis Caurdell said the programs are designed for youngchildren between the ages of 1 to 5 years old. She also saidits an opportunity for children and their parents to worktogether.
"It's a really nice compliment to our other early literacyprograms and resources that we offer. The kids can sit down withparents practice phonics, practice rhymes, listen to storiesprogress," said Alexis Caurdell.
Caurdell said the children have enjoyed working on thecomputers. 96 other computers were awarded to publiclibraries throughout the Hoosier state.
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