Some Hour of Code FAQsWho can complete the Hour of Code?
Anyone can take part in an Hour of Code! From pre-readers to adults, there are activities for everyone!
What is Hour of Code?
Hour of Code is an annual week of programming for people around the world to take an hour of time out of schedules to code.
When is Hour of Code?
This year, the week of Hour of Code falls between December 4th and 10th. You can conduct your hour anytime throughout this week! We're hosting one at the library for middle schoolers, but you can complete your own hour by visiting code.org to learn more about what tutorial may work for you!
How do I complete the Hour of Code?
If you're looking to complete a tutorial from the Hour of Code website, there are many options to complete anything from fandom block coding to language specific tutorials! Once you make it to the website, you can browse to see what options work for you! If you're not sure about which hour you'd like to complete, there are different ways to narrow your search by topic, age, activity type, length, language, and necessary technology!
Where can I complete the Hour of Code?
Anywhere! There are even activities to be completed without wifi or a device. The Hour of Code is meant to be for all, and we're certainly looking forward to promoting and hosting a session! Our session is December 4th from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. You can check for availability HERE!
Why take part in the Hour of Code?
The core people and organizations behind Hour of Code believe that a quality computer science education should be available to every child, not just a lucky few. To make this an essential subject and goal in all education systems around the world, Hour of Code is meant to demonstrate the solidarity and significance of coding for all! If you think this is a pretty solid goal, get involved and complete the Hour of Code!
Would you like more information or to coordinate your own Hour of Code at the library?
Please contact Megan, Teen Services Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org.