Riverside Public Library
Virtual Space for Teens
Let the Coding Begin Again - This March, the Riverside Public Library proudly announces the reboot of its popular Scratch coding workshop. Intended for beginning and intermediate Scratchers ages 8 to 16, the updated workshop will progress through a series of guided projects with a focus on game design and development, introducing Scratchers to a variety of programming concepts and challenges.
Makerspace - MakerSpace is a “do-it-yourself” area where library customers can use computers, innovative software, crafts and other high-tech tools to create everything from jewelry to business tools to art.
Be Career Discovery - Discover what you want to Be! Be is the fun way to discover your future career. See a career you like? Swipe right! Or swipe left to pass.
Fresh Start Bootcamp - The FreshStart Bootcamp is a free 20 hour course that covers all fundamentals of learning computer science. Trainees learn about computational thinking, algorithms, functions, conditionals, abstraction, relay programming and the internet. Non-profit partners ensure that candidates are job ready to participate in internships in companies. The program is for trainees from ages 16 to 60 who are just starting or remedial in learning computer science.
Code to Careers - The board-game-style roadmap that will show you various paths you can take to learn programming skills. Also, try Code.org for free online computer coding lessons using fun game-like tools.
College311 - Completion Counts is Riverside's partnership working to raise college graduation rates. The citywide initiative is driven by the City of Riverside, Riverside City College, Alvord Unified School District, Riverside Unified School District, Riverside County Office of Education, UC Riverside, and the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce to make a college degree an attainable goal for every Riverside student.
See the current Calendar of Events for more events.