Libraries Ready to Code is an initiative of the American Library Association, sponsored by Google, which aims to ensure libraries have the resources, capacity, and inspiration to embrace activities that promote computational thinking (CT) and computer science (CS) among our nation’s youth.
Libraries Ready to Code Phase III Cohort Announced
On October 26th, 2017 ALA announced more than $500,000 in grants for 28 libraries in 21 states plus the District of Columbia to design and implement coding programs for young people. The grants are part of ALA’s ongoing Libraries Ready to Code initiative sponsored by Google to promote computer science (CS) and computational thinking among youth. It is the first time ALA has dedicated funding for CS programs in libraries. Read the full press release to learn more about the cohort and the projects they will work on over the next several months.
To find out more about the work of Libraries Ready to Code check out the:
- Report: Ready to Code: Connecting Youth to CS Opportunities Through Libraries
- Advocacy Video: Ready to Code
- Infographic: Be a Libraries Ready to Code Champion