Kids Can Learn Computer Programming In Westport Library Classes

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Matthew Smith, a software-product designer, will lead the computer-programming workshop.
Matthew Smith, a software-product designer, will lead the computer-programming workshop. Photo Credit: File photo

WESTPORT, Conn. – The Westport Public Library is offering a computer-programming workshop for children aged eight and older. The program runs from Aug. 4 through Aug. 8. Classes are from 9 a.m. to noon in the Westport Library’s Seminar Room.

Students will use Scratch, a programming language that allows students to create interactive games, stories and animations. Students should be familiar with programming in Scratch. They are required to bring a laptop capable of running Scratch 2.0. Click here and click on the "Create" button to test if your laptop can run the program.

The classes will end with an exhibition, where children can display their work. The fee for the weeklong program is $125. The classes are limited to 12. Register by clicking here.

Matthew Smith, a software-product designer who has been developing Internet applications for 19 years, will lead the program.

The Westport Public Library is at 20 Jesup Road. The library can be reached at 203-291-4800. Visit its website by clicking here. 

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