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BPL Zoom Programs

Mondays & Tuesdays


While the Bristol Public Library (BPL) remains closed to the public during the month of April, it will offer remote programming using the Zoom platform.

Funding for this year’s Code Club subscription and the computer classes is made possible through the Teaching Opportunities for the Public (TOP) Grant provided by the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

Code Club

Mondays in May, 3:30-5:00 pm

The Bristol Public Library is beginning a weekly remote code club in April of this year. In this informal educational setting, kids and adults will learn computer programming skills through a series of tutorials and fun projects. They will work towards building websites, video games, phone apps, animations and more, all the while, learning how to become better problem solvers and critical thinkers.

The club will be open to all kids ages 8-18, parents, and grandparents; it will meet weekly on Mondays from 3:30-5:00 pm using the Zoom platform. To learn more, please contact TJ DeWitt at tjdewitt@bristol-library.org or 276-645-8790.

To register for these Code Club meetings, please visit https://bit.ly/BPLCodeClub

Online Learning

Thursday, May 7th 4:00-5:30 pm

Looking to learn something new without leaving home? We've got you covered with this guide to various styles and sources of online classes. Technological changes have also changed the way we learn and our access to information. In this class we are going to guide you through a variety of different online learning resources. This is a Zoom Meeting, registration is required:https://bit.ly/LearnOnlineBPL

Privacy and Security (Web Meeting)

Tuesday, May 12th 4:30-6:00 pm

Worried about the dangers of being online? This class will give you the tools to navigate the World Wide Web safely, securely and confidently. This is a Zoom Meeting, registration is required:https://bit.ly/PrivacyBPL

Mastering Passwords (Web Meeting)

Thursday, May 14th 4:30-6:00 pm

Struggling with all those passwords? This class will help you keep them straight and give you a better understanding of how and why to use them. This is a Zoom Meeting, registration required:https://bit.ly/PasswordsBPL