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PCL Computer Builders Program at Rochambeau

PCL Computer Builders Program
Session 1: Monday, March 19 - Friday, March 23 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Session 2: Monday, March 26 - Friday, March 30 3;00PM -5:00PM
Rochambeau Library, 708 Hope Street

PCL’s Computer Builders Program is an exciting, hands-on training project that teaches children and teens age 12 to 17 how to build computers - real machines that will be used on a daily basis by library users of all ages. Participants work in pairs to create fully functional devices that will be installed and used at Rochambeau Library!

Students learn about computer components, what they do and how they interact with one another. Participants will also acquire knowledge of additional components, the hardware of different manufacturers and which parts are compatible in various systems. What makes a computer a good one? How can you make it even better? 

The course concludes with the hands-on build of the new computer. Completed devices will be fitted with a plaque displaying the name of the builder and the date of assembly. Course graduates also receive a certificate of course completion and can look forward to the pride of seeing their computers in use every time they visit the library! 

This program is a five-day course with a daily, two-hour commitment. Seating is limited, so sign up now to reserve a spot. Contact Laken Hottle at or call 401-272-3780.