Coding in the Real World

By Kate Schefer, Digital Products Coordinator

Computer programmers continue to be one of the most sought-after positions in all industries. But what about those of us who don’t have a formal tech background? Many people still have never taken a course in any digital capacity, let alone one focused specifically on computer languages and coding. But plenty of us are doing fine in our modern age. So how are we able to keep up? Read More

Makerspace Roundup

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By Sara E. Hoffmann, School & Library Series Managing Editor

January 17 is a red-letter day in the world of STEAM! It’s Ben Franklin Day and Kid Inventors’ Day. Libraries can celebrate these occasions today—and all year through!—by encouraging kids to try their hand at their own inventing and/or creative projects, whether those projects be science, technology, engineering, arts, or math-focused. Read More