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Ready to Code libraries in Rochester team up, offer coding education to underserved youth

This guest post was contributed by Libraries Ready to Code cohort members Julianne Wise, Rochester International Academy librarian, and Sarah Ryan, Montessori Academy librarian, both in Rochester, New York.  How can libraries increase access to coding education, especially for potential patrons who were previously underserved by library programs? We, Julianne…

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Ready to Code with Feathered Friends

The guest post below is by Governor Mifflin (Shillington, Penn.) High School Librarian Kristin Brumbauch, a member of the Libraries Ready to Code cohort. (Check out the cohort’s newly-released beta Collection and give us your feedback!) Can a coding program get youth connected with backyard nature? Absolutely! For our Libraries Ready to Code project the…

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Libraries Ready to Code & Leap Into Science: The power of partnerships

Tara Fox of The Franklin Institute recounts how a local program born from a museum-library partnership has become a national network for science and literacy. Join the Leap into Science session at ALA Annual 2018 conference in NOLA.  The Franklin Institute, a science museum in Philadelphia, Pa., sits across the street…

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