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NEW: Family Code Nights

March 14, 2019 - 3:52pm -- jfuentes

Thursday, March 28, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Olneyville Library

Thursday, March 28, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Rochambeau Library

Tuesday, April 2, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
South Providence Library

Family Code Night is a whole-school, whole-family event at which kids in grades K-5 and their parents do their first hour of computer programming--together!  At this special evening of learning and fun, you'll play in parent-child teams to complete fun puzzles and challenges at your own pace, and learn core concepts in coding in this very first hour.  Afterwards, you'll go home with a special "Code On at Home" guide to continue coding puzzles, learning, and fun at home. No coding experience needed. Laptops will be available. It's a great experience to share with your kids! 

Only 20 spots (10 children in grades K-5,  each accompanied to one parent) are available at each Family Code Night, so sign up soon! To register, contact Joseph Morra at Olneyville, Kelly at Rochambeau and Amy VanderWeele at South Providence. 

PCL's Family Code Night events are part of a statewide initiative designed to bring family coding events to several diverse Rhode Island communities through public libraries. They are made possible by a collaboration between the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Library and Information Studies and a national intiative, and is funded by a seed grant from Infosys Foundation USA.