Schaumburg Library invites teens to hackathon

  • Teens can register for "Hack the Library" to participate in a three-day Schaumburg Library event in January where top finishers will receive prizes.

    Teens can register for "Hack the Library" to participate in a three-day Schaumburg Library event in January where top finishers will receive prizes. Courtesy of Susan Miura

 
Submitted by Susan Miura
Updated 12/22/2020 2:37 PM

Teens ages 12-19 are welcome to "Hack the Library" in a hackathon taking place from 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 4, through 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, online with the Schaumburg Township District Library.

"Hack the Library" is a computer science event for teens that includes virtual meetings, coding workshops and project building. Industry judges will award prizes to the top finishers. All hackathon events take place via Zoom.

 

Registration is required for this free program. One day before the program, participants will receive an email with the rules and a schedule of events with links.

A full list of online library programs is available at SchaumburgLibrary.org. All three library buildings are closed until further notice, in accordance with the governor's COVID-19 guidelines.

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