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.
Want to learn more?
- Explore coding websites, apps, gadgets, and books for kids recommended by our librarians and D97 teacher librarians >
- Check out Discovery Kit backpacks like our Robot kit, Raspberry Pi kit, and Doodle Bot kit that are filled with fun coding projects. Plus, new coding kits coming soon!
- Stay tuned for more digital learning events coming this spring.