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  • Fiero Code is a self-guided, self-paced online software that teaches you computer programming skills (or how to code) through hundreds of tutorials and dozens of real-world projects in a fun, gamified learning experience.

  • Anything you can imagine! With code, you can create animations, games, apps, websites and more.

  • Coding allows you to develop skills that not only help you in the working world (and can introduce you to some high paying jobs), but in life too, like problem solving, critical and creative thinking, and many more.

  • Fiero Code teaches:

    • Scratch
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • JavaScript
    • Python
    • SQL
  • Code Club is an in-person experience where for one hour per week, youth can meet at the Library to learn and use code to build amazing things.

  • Our Code Club will meet every week from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm, Tuesdays at the Picton Library and Thursdays at Marlborough District Library (Blenheim).

  • You can bring your own laptop, tablet or Chromebook to Code Club if you have one, but the Library has some you can use if you do not own one.

  • To access Fiero Code at home, you need to be a Library member; to come to Code Club at the Library you do not need to be a member.

    You can join the Library online.

    Go to our Become a Member page

  • Our in-person Code Club is only for those aged 8 to 18 years old. Every Library member is able to use Fiero Code from home with their membership.

  • Having a parent present when you first register may be helpful but as long as you have their permission, a parent does not need to attend Code Club with you.

  • No pre-registration is needed. You are welcome to turn up when you can.

  • As Fiero Code is a self-paced learning model and you do not need to follow an order, you are welcome to drop in to Code Club anytime it suits - of course, it would be awesome if you wanted to come to every session.

  • Yes, Code Club is different to school, so we will run it even during the school holidays.

  • Coming to Code Club and using the Fiero Code software is completely free. There are no opportunities for making purchases within the software either.

  • You can access Fiero Code via our Digital Library.

    Go to the Fiero Code page

  • No, you do not need any experience to get started in learning to code. You can start at the very beginning with Fiero Code.

  • Yes, you can access the software anytime and from anywhere, but you do need a library membership.

    Go to the Fiero Code page