AUGUSTA — The National Digital Equity Center, a nonprofit organization which provides digital literacy classes, plans to offer a class on how to apply for the Affordable Connectivity Program.

The class is set for 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 18, in the Community Meeting Room at Lithgow Public Library, 45 Winthrop St.

The Federal Communications Commission program was put in place to help low-income families pay for the cost of connecting to broadband internet access, according to a news release from the library.

Qualifying for and applying for the benefit will be discussed in class, as well as what to expect from Internet Service Providers.

There are only 10 available spots, so registration is required. To register, fill out the NDEC Enrollment Form at, then, reserve a spot on the same website.

Those who need help registering can call at the library at 207-626-2415, stop by the reference desk, or email


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