EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) celebrates its annual Tech Week this December 9-15. The goal of Tech Week is to encourage library users to take advantage of all the great technology tools and services that are offered through the library.
The highlight of Tech Week is the library’s fifth-annual Hour of Code program on Saturday, December 15, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. At this after-hours program for teens, the library is partnering up with the East Brunswick High School Code Club. The event features several technology exhibits and demonstrations, including robotics, virtual reality and app coding.
Registration is required for this program. To register, visit www.bit.ly/ebcode. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library.
The library is also hosting “Meet The Makerspace” for teens and adults on Monday, December 10 at 7:00 pm. This open house showcases EB Create, the library’s makerspace. Visitors will learn about the different equipment the library offers its customers, ranging from sewing machines to video editing stations to a recording studio. The library’s lendable kits—which include GoPro video cameras and a telescopes—will also be on display and available for customers to borrow.
Other programs include SCRATCH computer coding for children on Wednesday, December 12 at 6:30 pm, and a DIY digital photo booth for adults on Wednesday, December 12 at 7:00 pm.
All Tech Week programs at East Brunswick Public Library are free and open to the public. Information about the full schedule of Tech Week programs can be found online at the library’s website www.ebpl.org