Computer project benefits community

Northumberland Public Library (NPL) and the community recently benefited from the Virginia Star program.

Students from the Northumberland County High School advanced computer sciences class and teacher Jay Lightfoot donated 18 computers to NPL to give to patrons who need an opportunity to connect but can’t afford to purchase their own computer or perhaps have one that no longer works.

The computers are part of the Virginia Student Training and Refurbishment program. Students in Lightfoot’s class learn how to disassemble the computers, recondition them and put them back together in good working order, ready to go to a new home.

This year they received 200 computers, over 100 went to….

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