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computers_6Our bright yellow, printed calendar of summer events contains an error. The Introduction to Coding (computer programming) class for school-age kids is on the printed calendar as this Saturday, July 16. It is actually Saturday, July 23, at 2:00 pm. Registration is required and space is limited. We apologize for the mistake.

Hour of Code – Programming without Computers 102 July 7th @ 4:30 PM [8+]

     Hour of Code is a program brought to you by the Parker Williams Branch to help give school aged children some exposure to various computer programming languages.

     Meet us in the Library Community Room on July 7th from 4:30 to 5:30 to continue learning and understanding how to create a sequence of code without computers with more simple and fun activities.

 

 

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Hour of Code – Programming without Computers 101 June 9th @ 4:30 PM [8+]

Hour of Code is a program brought to you by the Parker Williams Branch to help give school aged children some exposure to various computer programming languages.
 

Meet us in the Library Community Room on June 9th from 4:30 to 5:30 to start learning how to create a sequence of code without computers with a few simple and fun activities.

 

 

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Coding with Robots & 3D Printer Open Lab

Kingwood Codename Gener8 3D PrinterSpring Break is almost over, but the fun is just beginning! Learn how to code using Dash & Dot Robots, controlled by coding on an iPad. Join us on Friday, March 18 from 2:00-4:00 in the Meeting Room. Teens can also learn how to use a 3D Printer during our 3D printer open lab this Saturday, March 19 from 2:00-4:00 in the Computer Lab. Teens can work on their designs for the new NASA challenge from FutureEngineers.

Codename Gener8 Kickoff!

Codename Gener8

Codename Gener8 is a new makerspace program where teens grades 6-12 can learn 3D modeling on our new 3D printer and coding through Dash & Dot robots. Preview the technology and classes we will have available to teens through 2016 during our 2 hour open house on Saturday, January 9 from 1:00-3:00 in the Meeting Room.

This science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program is made possible through a grant from the Best Buy foundation and the generosity of the Friends of the Library-Kingwood (FOLK). For more information, please call the library at 281-360-6804.

Hour of Code for Teens

Hour of Code Kingwood

Want to learn how to code games? On Friday, December 11 from 4:30-5:30, in conjunction with Code.org’s Hour of Code initiative, teens will be introduced to coding for games and will learn the basics of creating their own app. This session will build on a more in-depth game coding class in January.

This program is for teens & tweens grades 6-12 and is limited to 10 viewers. Snacks generously provided by the Friends of the Library – Kingwood (FOLK). For more info, contact Ms. Kim, YA Librarian at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Hour of Code--What Is Coding?

CodeA special Hour of Code training will take place on Tuesday, December 1, between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.  Online self-guided tutorials and unplugged activities will be available.  This program is for teachers, students, parents, and community members.  By taking advantage of this opportunity, you may become a Code Buddy at an SBISD school or teach coding skills to your friends and relatives. 

To find out more, visit Computer Science Education Week.

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Teens: Hour of Code

Hour of Code

Want to learn how to code or program computers? Come to an introductory course on coding on Friday, September 25 @ 4:30 PM in the 2nd floor Computer Lab. You'd be surprised by how much you can learn in an hour! Registration is NOT required. Come as you are!

This program is for teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Materials generously provided by FOLK. Questions? Contact Kim, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804 or kwteens@hcpl.net

Microsoft YouthSpark Summer Camp

We have a new partner in the local Microsoft Store!  Join us (by registration only!) for YouthSpark Summer Camp sessions on computer coding in our Training Lab, and then finish up with a movie making experience on Surface Pro 3 tablet computers!  

Kids 8-10 may register for the two-part session on Smart Game Coding scheduled for Friday, 7/10, and Friday 7/17, for 1:00 to 2:00 PM.  Kids 11-13 may register for the same dates but for sessions scheduled for 2:00 to 3:00 PM.  Participants must register with the staff and commit to both sessions.

On Friday, 7/24, kids 8-13 can take part in Smart Movie Making in the Children's Activity Space.  No registration is required, but participation is limited to 20.  Free tickets are required and available 30 minutes before the start of the program at the Kids Information Desk.

We hope you're as excited as we are about these new maker programs!

Teens: From Crepes to Coding @ the Library

On Wednesday, June 17th at 3pm, join us for Cotton Candy, Crepes and Confections. As seen on TV! You’ve seen it on TV and the internet, now see if it works. We’ll be making cotton candy, crepes, dipped chocolates, and more! Make it and eat it!  (Click on article for more)

On Thursday, June 18th at 3pm, use basic code to make your Lego creation move! No coding skills, no problem. This program will teach you the basics of coding. Are you a Code Monkey? Use your skills to dazzle your friends in this program.

 These programs are for teens and tweens ages 12-18 or in grades 6-12.

 

 

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