Computers and IT

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.

This month learn more about a computer - switching it on and off, different parts of a computer, settings and basic programs and files.

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: Plymstock 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.

IT for beginners: Crownhill Library

Aimed at beginners, find out what you can do online by signing up to “Learn My Way”. Our staff will be on hand to help.

Hour of code: Efford Library

Want some help to complete this months Findalots bonus challenge?

Come along and try an Hour of Code where we will complete a simple coding activity via

#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 (Women in STEM Plymouth), 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.

DATA Play 9: The STEM Hub, City College

DATA Play is about working with local talent and tech companies to explore how open data and technology can be used to help us deliver services in new ways. Visit the DATA Play page to see what’s happened at previous DATA Play days.

DATA Play 9 will be focussing on libraries. 

Book tickets for DATA Play 9


Hello World - Coding and making: Central Library

After school club for anyone interested in coding and digital making. For 8 to 13 year olds.

Cake & Code - Coding for adults: Crownhill Library

Coding isnt just for kids! Come along to our "Cake and Code" session and learn about the basic concepts of coding!

During this introduction to coding session you will find out what coding is, be guided through a coding activity, code a microbit to tell the temperature, and of course eat some cake!

Aimed at adults - no previous coding experience required!

Spaces are limited - book your place here.