How does the Internet give me Cat videos, Beyonce, or Vines?
How does Pixar create 90 minutes of pure joy with exact lighting and accurate scripting in just a few years? (That's like a lot of detailed moments that someone must draw)
It's all done with CODE (the not-so-secret instructions written in a programming language that allows the computer to do)
Girls! Learn about the computer science field, how to program, and the need for women in the technological world.
Why is it important?
The U.S. Department of Labor projects that by 2020, there will be 1.4 million computer specialist job openings. Yet U.S. universities are expected produce only enough qualified graduates to fill 29% of these jobs.
Girls Who Code (GWC) is a non-profit organization that encourage more girls to close the
gender gap in the computer science field. This club allows girls to create a strong network to the future. Girls will learn to code along with other beginners in an open and accepting environment. In the GWC club, you will learn how to code animations, games and websites etc. The coding course is on every Saturday, 2-4 pm, from September 20 to November 22 (10 weeks), at the computer lab of Chinatown Public Library. It is open to 9th to 12th grade female students. No experience required. For information, please contact Jewel Chen at Chinatown Public Library, Tel: (415)355-2888 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The San Francisco Chinatown Teen'Zine (CTZ for short) is an after-school program that uses the Internet and related media and technologies to engage youth with the local community. It works by offering interesting projects, such as bilingual weblog publishing & local history, and providing a dedicated public space for activities. Along the way it teaches young people communications, technology, and leadership skills. Teen'Zine club meets every Saturday afternoon (2-4 pm) in the computer lab of Chinatown Public Library.
CTZ blog enables young people ages 13-18 to participate as community reporters, editors and blog publishers. They moderate and document discussions in the teen activities, i.e., participate in field trips and digital photo projects, volunteer in the street fairs, try new adventures of DIY happy craftsmen, share their views in the book discussion group, use e-mail to communicate with other peers, and learn traditional & electronic library research methods. Members learn how to do blogging and they take part in dialogues about their weblog contents with readers worldwidely. The Teen Advisory Council of Chinatown Library welcomes more suggestions to Teen Services. Joining the Teen'Zine activities could get community service hours, enjoy snacks & meet new friends. For more information, please call Chinatown Public Library (415)355-2888. Address: Chinatown Public Library, 1135 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108.
CTZ Blog華埠青少年網誌召集13至18歲的青少年們加入為會員.課程項目有小組討論多項活動,例如數碼攝影製作,戶外活動與義工街會服務,DIY快樂手藝家,讀書討論會,互傳郵電,研習傳統與電子圖書館使用方法等.會員集體製作網誌,連結入互聯網,也和世界其他地區網友進行線上交流.華埠圖書館青少年諮詢委員會歡迎提供更多青少年服務的意見.加入Teen'Zine活動可獲得社區服務時數,共享零食點心及認識新朋友.詳情請致電三藩市華埠公立圖書館(415)355-2888.地址: Chinatown Public Library, 1135 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108.