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Greenwich Library Teen Programs Offers A Wide Array Of Fun Events

A coding workshop is one of the events planned for teens in middle and high school this month at the Greenwich Library.
A coding workshop is one of the events planned for teens in middle and high school this month at the Greenwich Library. Photo Credit: Amy Fox

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Middle and high school students in Greenwich can look forward to a full month of fun events to help keep them busy and learning something at the same time.

The events include:

Friday, April 8, 7 p.m.: Friday Night Chess. National Master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge students to an occasional match. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring a love of the game and a desire to learn.

Saturday, April 9, 1-2 p.m.: Hour of Code Workshop for Grades 6-9. Students will be introduced to coding and its applications. Registration, using the library’s online calendar, begins April 1. No fee required. Students must bring their own laptops. This program is part of Create@GreenwichLibrary, a series designed to foster creative and collaborative learning for all ages.

Tuesday, April 19, 4 – 5 p.m.: Create@GreenwichLibrary: How-To Tuesday. Design and build your own Doodlebot! The Doodlebot is a simple, motorized robot that will spin and move around the table. Open to students in grades 6-8. Contact Siobhan Schugmann at 203-625-6536 for more information.

Thursday, April 21, 4:30 p.m.: Middle School Book Club. The club is for literature fans in grades 6-8. This month’s book is "Golden Boy" by Tara Sullivan. Register for the program and pick up a copy of the book at the second-floor reference desk.

Saturday, April 23, 1-3 p.m .: Coding for Middle School Girls. This program, inspired by the Girls Who Code movement, encourages young women in grades 6-8 to learn more about coding and work together on projects while having fun. Register via the library’s online calendar.

Sunday, April 24, 1 p.m.: Winning Films from the Greenwich Youth Film Festival will be screened in the Cole Auditorium. All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, April 26, 3 to 4:30 p.m .: A Geocaching Workshop will be conducted in the TTC for teens and adults. Register using the library’s online.

More information on these programs is available online at www.greenwichlibrary.org or by calling 203-622-7900.

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