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Hour of Code workshop at Greenwood Library on Thursday

The Seattle Public Library is hosting a series of Hour of Code workshops at 11 branches, including the Greenwood Library. This one-hour introduction to computer science is designed for anyone as young as 4 years old to learn coding basics.

Library staff will guide participants through interactive tutorials with characters from Star Wars, Minecraft, Angry Birds, Frozen and more. This program is free.

The Greenwood Library’s Hour of Code is from 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at 8016 Greenwood Ave. N. Call the library to register; drop-ins welcome if there’s space. Call 206-684-4086. (See the library’s Hour of Code webpage for information on other workshop times and locations.)

Hour of Code was launched in 2013 by the non-profit organization Code.org. It is a global effort to expand opportunities for students to learn about computer science. It is designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics of coding and computer science.