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Provide opportunities for the girls in your community and offer a Girls Who Code Club! Girls Who Code Clubs are FREE after-school programs for 3rd-12th grade girls, run by community leaders, teachers, librarians, and parents.  Many facilitators have no technical experience...

by Eva Balick: Girls Who Code Grows Our Free After School Clubs Program in New Jersey and Pennsylvania My name is Eve Balick and I am the Regional Partnership Coordinator for Girls Who Code in NJ and PA. a national non-profit the mission of which is to close the gender gap in technology....

Code Club For Small and Rural Libraries The Institute of Museum and Library Sciences is funding a grant to deliver all the resources necessary to run a code club in small and rural public libraries. Those resources include one-on-one training sessions, code club software,...

Somerset County Library is having a celebration of the Harry Potter series: Exhibition: Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic and Medicine This traveling exhibition was developed and produced by the Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine and will be...

Jasmine Woodson

by Jasmine Woodson With some embarrassment, I start this article with the admission that my first introduction to PA Forward was through my experience as a PALS attendee this June. There was so much talk about PaLA’s PA Forward, and I sat mutely, racking my brain to pull out...

Susan Sentz

By: Susan Sentz Looking for something different to hold at your library? Why not make it a club? Book clubs are a great program for your library to get patrons coming back each month; so it’s time to capitalize on this by creating other clubs for patrons to keep them coming back...