Computers and IT

#GirlCode: Plymstock Library

#GIRLCODE is a free coding class for girls aged 8-14 who want to learn to code in a fun and friendly environment.

Run by tech industry professionals, the easy and interactive session will provide hands-on experience of programming using the BBC micro:bit.

All equipment will be provided, and no prior experience is needed.

#GIRLCODE aims to encourage girls in the Plymouth area to consider careers in technology and software development.

Adult coding group: Central Library

The monthly adult coding group at Central Library is a place where you can come to learn more about coding and programming languages by working through online courses such as FreeCodeCamp and Codecademy with the support of volunteers and your peers.

Make friends with fellow learners and help one another as you go through your coding journey!

Bring your own laptop/device - no booking required.

Code Club: Plympton Library

Code Club is a national network of volunteer-led after school coding clubs for children.

Children follow modules of projects to learn about and develop coding skills using Scratch, HTML & CSS and Python.

Code Club runs during term time only.

Suitable for children aged 8 and over. There are limited spaces so please contact the library in advance on 01752 305630 to check availability.

Code Club: Central Library

Code Club is a national network of volunteer-led after school coding clubs for children.

Children follow modules of projects to learn about and develop coding skills using Scratch, HTML & CSS and Python.

Code Club runs during term time only.

Suitable for children aged 8 and over. There are limited spaces so please contact the library in advance on 01752 305902 to check availability.

Code Club: Central Library

Code Club is a national network of volunteer-led after school coding clubs for children.

Children follow modules of projects to learn about and develop coding skills using Scratch, HTML & CSS and Python.

Code Club runs during term time only.

Suitable for children aged 8 and over. There are limited spaces so please contact the library in advance on 01752 305902 to check availability.

Cake and Code 2: Plymstock Library

Did you enjoy Cake and Code? Come along to part 2 at Plymstock Library!

During this session you will find out what coding is and be guided through a coding activity where you will animate a character using Scratch and code a Microbit to become acompass. And of course there will be cake!

Aimed at adults - no previous coding experience required!

Places are limited, so booking is needed.

British Science Week: Plympton Library

Help us celebrate British Science Week!

Join us at Plympton Library for our Science Fair! There will be lots of fun science based activities on all day including:

  • Virtual Reality
  • Coding
  • Molecules and medicines
  • Science experiments
  • 3D printing
  • Smoothie bike
  • and much more!!

The event will be supported by local STEM Ambassadors, Babcock, Positive People and other local organisations.

 

Basics and beyond computing: Plymstock Library

Basics and beyond computing is a monthly IT themed session where a different topic is covered each month.

In this month's session learn about using the programs Word and Excel.

Booking essential. Spaces are limited - please speak to staff at Plymstock Library to book your place.

DOLL-E storytime and robot making: Central Library

Join us this holiday for a storytime and making session with a difference!

We will be using a Makey Makey, Scratch online and scrap to make talking robots!

Suitable for children over 6yrs - booking required.

You can book you place here.

Internet Safety: Central Library

Internet Safety is more important than ever now you can do almost everything online!

Come along to our Internet Security session at Plymstock Library on Safer Internet Day!

During this session you will learn about Internet Safety through a short online course and we will also be sharing tips about online forms and fake news.

Booking required. Book your place here.