Girls Who Code: Grades 3rd – 5th

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 2:30 PM
Located at the Technology Lab
Come join us to learn programming  and Computer Science in this exciting new weekly STEM program aimed at girls and young women, all are welcome. 

No prior programming experience needed.  New students welcome any time. This is an on-going weekly meeting that introduces young adults to coding in Scratch.  We will be using the Girls Who Code curriculum as well as custom programming challenges throughout the school year.  This class is led by a local recent computer science graduate Miss Heather.

Registration is recommended each week but Drop ins are always welcome.

Requirements:
  • Willingness to explore computer science and problem solving
  • Grades 3rd through 5th
  • Comfortable with computers and keyboarding (ability to type)

Bring your own laptops if you have them, workstations and library laptops will be available.  Space limited to 15 participants.

Group Meets every Wednesdays 2:30pm to 3:30pm in the Technology Lab.

Self guided curriculum provided through girlswhocode.org. 

Returning students will continue with new material & personal projects, new students will work through the previous material with the help of Miss Heather and returning students.

A registered Girls Who Code club.  #14924
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Thursday Tech Help with Orlando 10:30am

Thursday, September 5, 2019 10:30 AM
Located at the Teen Center
Our resident technology expert will provide answers to all of your computer questions every Thursday from 10:30am-11:00am in the Teen Center at the Lafayette Library. 

Sign up in advance for a 30-minute one-on-one session. The session is also intended for people seeking assistance with e-books and e-readers. Please bring your questions, device and necessary passwords with you.
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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:30 PM

Free tech help by appointment!

ONE ON ONE HELP: Local Teens can answer almost any question to suit your needs. Just ask!  We can help solve most problems you might encounter with your smart phone, laptop, MP3 player, eBook reader or most other consumer technology products.

PERSONAL HELP Friendly, one-on-one instruction and assistance. Help available to all ages. Please bring your device with you. To make an appointment, please call the library at 925-385-2280 or come to the Information Desk during library open hours.  Teen tech helpers are available for 30 minute time slots.

Please note that Teen Tech Help volunteers cannot perform the following activities:

  • Repair or work on your device
  • Install Hardware
  • Software or updates on your device (library apps excluded)
  • Provide Word Processing or any other clerical work
  • Provide private lessons or accept payment of any kind
  • Recommend products for you to buy
  • Do your online shopping or internet transactions
  • Place online ads or social media posts for you


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Girls Who Code: Grades 3rd – 5th

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:30 PM
Located at the Technology Lab
Come join us to learn programming  and Computer Science in this exciting new weekly STEM program aimed at girls and young women, all are welcome. 

No prior programming experience needed.  New students welcome any time. This is an on-going weekly meeting that introduces young adults to coding in Scratch.  We will be using the Girls Who Code curriculum as well as custom programming challenges throughout the school year.  This class is led by a local recent computer science graduate Miss Heather.

Registration is recommended each week but Drop ins are always welcome.

Requirements:
  • Willingness to explore computer science and problem solving
  • Grades 3rd through 5th
  • Comfortable with computers and keyboarding (ability to type)

Bring your own laptops if you have them, workstations and library laptops will be available.  Space limited to 15 participants.

Group Meets every Wednesdays 2:30pm to 3:30pm in the Technology Lab.

Self guided curriculum provided through girlswhocode.org. 

Returning students will continue with new material & personal projects, new students will work through the previous material with the help of Miss Heather and returning students.

A registered Girls Who Code club.  #14924
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Girls Who Code: Grades 6th – 12th

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:30 PM
Located at the Technology Lab

Come join us to learn programming  and Computer Science in this exciting new weekly STEM program aimed at girls and young women, all are welcome. 

No prior programming experience needed.  New students welcome any time. This is an on-going weekly meeting that introduces young adults to coding in various languages.  We will be using the Girls Who Code curriculum as well as custom programming challenges throughout the school year.  This class is led by a local recent computer science graduate Miss Heather.

Registration is recommended each week but Drop ins are always welcome.

Requirements:
  • Willingness to explore computer science and problem solving
  • Grades 6th through 12th (exceptions allowed depending on computer experience)
  • Comfortable with computers and keyboarding (ability to type)
  • Basic math skills ( + - * / )

Bring your own laptops if you have them, workstations and library laptops will be available.  Space limited to 20 participants.

Group Meets every Wednesdays 3:30pm to 5:00pm in the Technology Lab.

Previous classes covered Java Basics, Variables, and Boolean Operators.  Class outline, presentation, and sample code are available online.  A link will be sent to you once you register for the class.  Returning students will continue with new material & personal projects, new students will work through the previous material with the help of Miss Heather and returning students.

A registered Girls Who Code club. #CA14923
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Thursday Tech Help with Orlando 10:30am

Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:30 AM
Located at the Teen Center
Our resident technology expert will provide answers to all of your computer questions every Thursday from 10:30am-11:00am in the Teen Center at the Lafayette Library. 

Sign up in advance for a 30-minute one-on-one session. The session is also intended for people seeking assistance with e-books and e-readers. Please bring your questions, device and necessary passwords with you.
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NarwhalCoding Club

Saturday, September 14, 2019 1:00 PM
Located at the Technology Lab

Lafayette Library & Learning Center Presents NarwhalCoding: Where kids join together and code!

Welcome to NarwhalCoding, this is a free-form, self-driven coding meetup. Kids should expect to work independently with light mentor and support from other kids.

 For kids grades 4th through 8th

Meets on scheduled Saturdays (see calendar here:)  www.tinyurl.com/lafnarwhalcoding

What we code:
. Scratch
. html
. Python
. Hour Of Code
.Tinkercad


What to bring:
. Laptop
. Charger
.Headphones
.Covered Drink (No food or eating in the library)

General rules:
.Coding (not gaming)
.Ask for help when you need it
.Help those that need it

This free program is sponsored by the Lafayette Library & Learning Center and local young coding enthusiasts.

Limited number of library laptops are available to use for those without laptops.

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3D Mondays – 3D Printer Tinker Lab

Monday, September 16, 2019 6:00 PM
Located at the Technology Lab
Lafayette Library has a 3D Printer Come learn how to create some simple 3D models, find out about our 3D printer, get a demonstration and learn how to print your creation at the library for free. This is open to all ages 10 and up. Parent or older sibling recommended for Ages 8-10.
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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 2:30 PM

Free tech help by appointment!

ONE ON ONE HELP: Local Teens can answer almost any question to suit your needs. Just ask!  We can help solve most problems you might encounter with your smart phone, laptop, MP3 player, eBook reader or most other consumer technology products.

PERSONAL HELP Friendly, one-on-one instruction and assistance. Help available to all ages. Please bring your device with you. To make an appointment, please call the library at 925-385-2280 or come to the Information Desk during library open hours.  Teen tech helpers are available for 30 minute time slots.

Please note that Teen Tech Help volunteers cannot perform the following activities:

  • Repair or work on your device
  • Install Hardware
  • Software or updates on your device (library apps excluded)
  • Provide Word Processing or any other clerical work
  • Provide private lessons or accept payment of any kind
  • Recommend products for you to buy
  • Do your online shopping or internet transactions
  • Place online ads or social media posts for you


More details

Girls Who Code: Grades 3rd – 5th

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:30 PM
Located at the Technology Lab
Come join us to learn programming  and Computer Science in this exciting new weekly STEM program aimed at girls and young women, all are welcome. 

No prior programming experience needed.  New students welcome any time. This is an on-going weekly meeting that introduces young adults to coding in Scratch.  We will be using the Girls Who Code curriculum as well as custom programming challenges throughout the school year.  This class is led by a local recent computer science graduate Miss Heather.

Registration is recommended each week but Drop ins are always welcome.

Requirements:
  • Willingness to explore computer science and problem solving
  • Grades 3rd through 5th
  • Comfortable with computers and keyboarding (ability to type)

Bring your own laptops if you have them, workstations and library laptops will be available.  Space limited to 15 participants.

Group Meets every Wednesdays 2:30pm to 3:30pm in the Technology Lab.

Self guided curriculum provided through girlswhocode.org. 

Returning students will continue with new material & personal projects, new students will work through the previous material with the help of Miss Heather and returning students.

A registered Girls Who Code club.  #14924
More details

Girls Who Code: Grades 6th – 12th

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:30 PM
Located at the Technology Lab

Come join us to learn programming  and Computer Science in this exciting new weekly STEM program aimed at girls and young women, all are welcome. 

No prior programming experience needed.  New students welcome any time. This is an on-going weekly meeting that introduces young adults to coding in various languages.  We will be using the Girls Who Code curriculum as well as custom programming challenges throughout the school year.  This class is led by a local recent computer science graduate Miss Heather.

Registration is recommended each week but Drop ins are always welcome.

Requirements:
  • Willingness to explore computer science and problem solving
  • Grades 6th through 12th (exceptions allowed depending on computer experience)
  • Comfortable with computers and keyboarding (ability to type)
  • Basic math skills ( + - * / )

Bring your own laptops if you have them, workstations and library laptops will be available.  Space limited to 20 participants.

Group Meets every Wednesdays 3:30pm to 5:00pm in the Technology Lab.

Previous classes covered Java Basics, Variables, and Boolean Operators.  Class outline, presentation, and sample code are available online.  A link will be sent to you once you register for the class.  Returning students will continue with new material & personal projects, new students will work through the previous material with the help of Miss Heather and returning students.

A registered Girls Who Code club. #CA14923
More details