Do you want to learn a new skill over the summer? Have you always wanted to look under the hood of your favorite websites and video games? Have you ever wondered how you could use technology to make the world a better place? Do you need a way to get your parents off your back about too much screen time? Pick up a book, grab your computer, and learn to code! It is fun, it’s (mostly) free, it is super creative, and it can be super helpful. A computer, internet service and a Verona Public Library card are all you need to get started. Reserve the books below for curbside pickup or check them out online with OverDrive or Hoopla. If you never coded before, Scratch is great to start with. If you are a Minecraft buff, there are even books about how to hack and code your own mods in Minecraft.
Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids: Create an MP3 Player, Mod Minecraft, Hack Radio Waves, and more!
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“A beginner-friendly collection of projects using the Raspberry Pi, including a motion-triggered camera, a way to turn on lights using Minecraft, and using Bluetooth signal devices to see who is in the area. Each project provides step-by-step instructions, full-color photos, and the complete code”—From PALS Plus Catalog
The Power of C++
Power of Coding Series
Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer are web browsers that are very different from one another, but they have one big similarity: large elements of each were written in C++. This volume introduces readers to important concepts like object-oriented programming while elaborating on the fascinating history of C++, providing examples of code, and exploring the relationship between C++, C, and C#. – From Hoopla
Creative Coding in Python: 30+ Programming Projects in Art, Games, and More
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Kids will learn the fundamentals of computer programming with 30+ fun projects in the intuitive programming language of Python with Creative Coding in Python. – From PALS Plus Catalog
Help Your Kids with Computer Coding: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide, From Binary Code to Building Games
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