Montgomery County Public Libraries Offers Free Computer Programming Workshops (Coding Jams) for Students

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For Immediate Release: Thursday, March 22, 2018 Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL), in partnership with KID Museum, is offering Coding Jams for second through seventh graders to learn or advance their knowledge of scratch programming. Scratch is a programming language aimed to make computer programming easier to learn. It can be used by beginner and advanced programmers to create computer animation, interactive stories, computer games, graphics and other software projects. Coding Jams will be led by a KID Museum educator and Coding Corps high school students. All experience levels are welcome. Registration is required; register online at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library. Coding Jams will be held at the following MCPL branches: Long Branch, 8800 Garland Avenue, Silver Spring March 27, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Fifth through seventh graders Marilyn J. Praisner, 14910 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville March 27, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Second through fourth graders Twinbrook, 202 Meadow Hall Drive, Rockville March 28, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Second through fourth graders For program information, contact Mary Ellen Icaza at 240-777-0006. # # # Release ID: 18-487 Media Contact: Regina Holyfield-Jewett 240-777-0106

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