Founded in 2012 by Reshma Saujani, Girls Who Code now reaches more than 50,000 girls in computer science education programs, with over 1500 clubs across America. Girls who Code has also launched a 13 book series with Penguin Random House, including fiction and nonfiction.
The Springfield Free Public Library will host a weekly Girls Who Code Club in the Youth Services Department, to be facilitated by Children’s Librarian Brianne Mintz. The club will teach participants how to code using Scratch, an online coding community, and the official Girls Who Code manual. Space is limited to 20 participants in grades 3-5; participants are required to commit to each weekly session.
The club launches on Monday, March 2nd at 7:00 PM and will last for ten weeks on the following dates: Monday, March 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, April 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, concluding on Monday, May 4th.
For more information, and to register, please call Brianne Mintz at (973)376-4930, ext. 232.