Sarah Weaver

Cumberland County Public Library Coding and STEM Programs Set for All Ages

The Cumberland County Public Library coding and STEM programs are back, and it's your chance to learn all kinds of cool new things, regardless of age. A new series runs from April through June, giving Fayetteville and the surrounding areas a chance to learn technology in fun, innovative ways with the Cumberland County Public Library Coding and STEM classes. "We're excited to offer these innovative programs to our community," said Cumberland County Public Library Director Faith Phillips. "Opportunities like these provide valuable skills and experiences, helping bridge the digital divide and prepare individuals for success in an increasingly technology-driven world." There are a lot of programs being held, with different age limits for each of them. The Library says that "Under the banner of "Coding @ Your Library," these programs aim to make technology education accessible and empower community members to explore the exciting world of coding and STEM fields. Cumberland County Public Library Coding and STEM Programs Some of the programs set for this round of classes include: Become a YouTuber (adults and teens ages 15 and up). Develop the skills needed to create and customize your own YouTube Channel. Code Your Own Cartoons (Ages 8 and up). Learn coding techniques to bring animated stories to life. Composing with Code (Ages 11–18). Combine music and computer science concepts to ignite a passion for digital arts. Intro to Roblox Development (Ages 10 and up). Dive into the basics of game building in the immersive world of Roblox. Intro to Web Development (Adults & Teens ages 15 and up). Gain foundational understanding of HTML and CSS to build your own website. Junior Adventures in Game Design (Ages 5–7). Explore computer science fundamentals through coding mini games. Junior STEM Discoveries (Ages 5–7). Engage in hands-on STEM activities to spark curiosity and exploration. Operation: Code Breakers (Ages 10 and up). Learn the art of creating and solving coded messages using computer science principles. The programs are set for various Cumberland County library branches, so make sure to check the schedule to find the right ones. Code Ninjas is partnering with the Library to make these happen. Get the full calendar of events here. The Cumberland County Public Library Coding and STEM programs are made possible by funding from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), as administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (IMLS grant number LS-252476-OLS-22). For more information concerning programs at the library, visit, visit social media at or call 910-483-7727.

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