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Libraries Ready to Code Collection beta release this week

This post originally appeared in American Libraries blog The Scoop on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. It is co-written by Marijke Visser, associate director and senior policy advocate at ALA’s Washington Office and Libraries Ready to Code project leader, along with Nicky Rigg, CS education program manager at Google. The American…

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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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Washington Office at Annual 2018: Libraries #Ready to Code

Headlined by ALA’s Libraries #Ready to Code cohort and team leaders, the youth and technology track at Annual 2018 will offer guidance on how to launch or enhance computer science (CS) programming at your library. Don’t miss the beta release party for the Libraries Ready to Code Collection on Friday…

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YX Librarians to present at ALA Annual: Bridging the Tech Knowledge Gap

Heather Thompson, Shannon Lake, Jennifer Ilardi, and Rachel McDonald are a few of the innovative children’s and teen librarians who are part of the inaugural cohort of YX Librarians, a post-graduate certificate program offered by the University of Maryland. Alongside with their instructor, Dr. Mega Subramaniam, and ALA Washington Office’s…

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Washington Office at Annual 2018: A policy update and a copyright game

ALA’s Washington Office is gearing up for the Annual 2018 Conference (June 21-26). Our lineup includes policy-related sessions as well as a full Libraries Ready to Code youth and technology track. We hope you’ll click on the links and add these sessions to your 2018 Annual scheduler! National Policy and Libraries:…

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