On Wednesday, January 17, more than 200 community members attended the inaugural Oak Park Code Fest, a collaborative event put together by Oak Park Public Library, Oak Park Elementary District 97 teacher librarians, and community members. Students from all 10 schools in grades K-8 attended with their families to explore coding apps, robots, and websites.

For an hour and a half, different generations learned side-by-side about emerging technologies in hands-on stations facilitated by our librarians, D97 teacher librarians, D97 students, the Oak Park Education Foundation, and the Oak Park and River Forest CoderDojo Chapter.

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