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Libraries Ready to Code librarian offers tips for ALA conferences

Note: As we are on the cusp of ALA’s 2018 Annual Conference this week, Stephanie Frey from Georgetown County (SC) Library System takes a look back at ALA’s  2018 Midwinter Conference and offers tips for making the most of your Annual Conference. Keep reading for more information on the Libraries Ready to…

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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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Ready to Code school library connects coding to mentoring

Beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, Belmar Elementary School (BES) started its first-ever computer science club, Coding Connects BES, which connected coding to mentoring. BES 4th-8th grade students attended a weekly coding club that focuses on their personal interests, including video game design, fashion and music. Once the students were…

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Advice for first-time ALA conference attendees

Note: As we gear up for ALA’s 2018 Annual Conference next month, Libraries Ready to Code cohort members Sarah Creech from Belgrade (MT) Community Library and Alex Johnatakis of Meridian (ID) Library District take a look back at the highlights of their first ALA conference – the 2018 Midwinter Meeting.…

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