Coding in libraries is on the rise, especially among the technology-savvy children who use their local libraries to access free computers and programmes. Coding is just one example of how libraries contribute to digital literacy.

At Exeter Library the monthly jams have grown and have spilled out of their original home and into the library’s FabLab and other spaces across the building. It was a hive activity at September’s event with an introduction to Raspberry Pi workshop in the FabLab where people learned what it is and what it can do, set one up and get it running. By the end of the session everyone had written a short programme to make a light flash and then made a Jelly Baby sing.

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2014-10-16T06:19:43+00:00