Wednesday, April 13, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 — 4:00 PM EDT

Combine reading and computer coding to create something truly unique!

  • Wednesdays from April 13 to June 15, 4-6pm
  • Open to participants aged 11-18 years.
  • No cost to participants.
  • Registration is limited. 
  • For more information or to register, contact Sally Hengeveld at 519-271-0220 ext.131 or shengeveld@stratfordcanada.ca.
  • Register Now!

Code-a-charcter poster


The University of Waterloo Stratford Campus and the Stratford Public Library are teaming up to inspire youth to be imaginative content creators.  Bridging the gap between the physical and digital worlds, Code-A-Character will provide students with a unique learning experience by enhancing literacy and helping them learn skills needed for the digital age.

Participants will select a book to read, and, working in pairs, will decide on a character they wish to explore through design. The Library will lead sessions in exploring the chosen texts and visioning the design of the characters.  University Staff will then lead tutorials in learning Processing, an open source coding software, and will coach the participants in turning their design into a digital product.

Cost 
Free
Location 
DMS - Stratford Campus

125 St. Patrick Street

Stratford, ON N5A 0C1
Canada

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