Cookies and Code

Wednesday, December 11th

6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   401-333-2552 x2   jenn@cumberlandlibrary.org

Did you know:

Software jobs outnumber students 3-to-1. The gap is 1 million jobs over 10 years- and these are some of the highest paying jobs.
90% of schools in the US do not teach computer science.
In many countries, it’s required (China, Vietnam, Estonia. Soon UK, Australia)
The basics can be learned by anybody, starting in elementary school. But fewer than 10% of students try. Only 2% are women. 1% are students of color.

Programming literacy is going to be key to your future. And this year we’re joining a massive campaign to prepare students for the 21st century during Computer Science Education Week (Dec 9-15).

The Hour of Code campaign has an audacious goal: to introduce 10 million students to one hour of computer science! So come join us for some delicious cookies, some fun and exciting coding games, and a chance to be a part of history!

Teens 11-18 welcome.  Register here or by calling or visiting the reference desk.

Location: Seminar Room

There are 16 spaces available.

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