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Google CS First is a free program that increases student access and exposure to computer science (CS) education through after-school, in-school, and summer programs. All clubs are run by Queens Library staff.

Classes are available for students in grades 4 through to 8 at a range of locations. All skill levels are welcome.

Pre-Registration is Now Closed.

Thank you for your interest.  

The Benefits of Studying Computer Science

  • Increases confidence when using computers

  • Instills courage to try new things

  • Grows perseverance when tackling difficult problems

  • Positive impact on careers and communities

Google CS First Program Goals

  • To increase confidence when using computers

  • Instill courage to try new things

  • Grow perseverance when tackling difficult problems

  • Demonstrate the positive impact that CS has on careers and communities

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Note: All sites (with the exception of Broadway) are one-hour sessions.  Broadway will be 2-hour sessions twice a week. 

Animation (Advanced)

Students create fun and complex animated projects. This is an advanced curriculum, which means it teaches new concepts that are recommended for students who have already participated in at least two other CS First themes.

Cambria Heights
218-13 Linden Boulevard
Tuesday – Friday
7/12/16-7/22/16 @ 4:00 PM

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Art

(Moderate)

In Art, students create animations, interactive artwork, photograph filters, and other exciting, artistic projects.

Arverne
312 Beach 54 Street
Monday – Thursday
7/11/16-7/21/16 @ 12:00 PM

Baisley Park
117-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica
Monday – Thursday
7/11/16-7/21/16 @ 12:00 PM

Central CLDC
89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica
Tuesday – Friday
7/5/16-7/15/16 @ 1:30 PM

South Ozone Park
128-16 Rockaway Boulevard
Monday – Thursday
7/11/16-7/21/16 @ 12:00 PM

Fashion & Design (Moderate)

In Fashion & Design, students learn how computer science and technology are used in the fashion industry while building fashion-themed programs, like a fashion walk, a stylist tool, and a pattern maker.

Long Island City
37-44 21 Street
Monday – Thursday
7/11/16-7/21/16 @ 12:00 PM

South Hollis
204-01 Hollis Avenue
Tuesday – Friday
7/12/16-7/22/16 @ 2:00 PM

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Friends (Moderate)

In Friends, students create projects for a friend! Students are encouraged to sign up with a friend or make a new friend in the club. Projects include telling the story of how the friendship started, making a cooperative game, and imagining a company together.

Teen Library
2002 Cornaga Avenue
Far Rockaway
Monday – Thursday
7/11/16-7/21/16 @ 3:30 PM

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Game Design (Difficult)

In Game Design, students learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games, including racing, platform, launching, and more!

Briarwood
85-12 Main Street
Monday - Thursday
7/11/16-7/21/16 @ 1:30 PM

Flushing
41-17 Main Street
Tuesdays
7/5/16-8/23/16 @ 3:00 PM

Langston Hughes
100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona
Monday – Thursday
8/1/16-8/11/16 @ 3:00 PM

Poppenhusen
121-23 14 Avenue, College Point
Tuesdays & Thursdays
7/7/16-8/2/16 @ 2:00 PM

Queens Village
94-11 217 Street
Tuesday – Friday
8/2/16-8/12/16 @ 1:00 PM

Rosedale
144-20 243 Street
Monday – Thursday
7/11/16-7/21/16 @ 1:00 PM

St. Albans
191-05 Linden Boulevard
Mondays @ 1:00 PM and Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays @ 10:00 AM
7/11/16-7/22/16

Music & Sound (Easy)

In Music & Sound, students use the computer to play musical notes, create a music video, and build an interactive music display while learning how programming is used to create music.

Broadway
40-20 Broadway, Long Island City
Tuesdays & Thursdays
7/12/16-7/21/16 @ 10:30-12:30

Forest Hills
108-19 71 Avenue
Tuesdays
7/5/16-8/23/16 @ 12:00 PM

Glen Oaks
256-04 Union Turnpike
Monday – Thursday
7/18/16-7/28/16 @ 1:00 PM

Middle Village
72-31 Metropolitan Avenue
Tuesday – Friday
7/5/16-7/15/16 @ 2:00 PM

Steinway
21-45 31 Street, Long Island City
Tuesday – Friday
7/12/16-7/22/16 @ 3:00 PM

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Storytelling (Easy)

In Storytelling, students use computer science to tell fun and interactive stories. Storytelling emphasizes creativity by encouraging club members to tell a unique story each day.

Corona
38-23 104 Street
Monday – Thursday
8/15/16-8/25/16 @ 2:00 PM

Far Rockaway
1637 Central Avenue
Tuesday – Friday
7/5/16-7/15/16 @ 2:00 PM

Laurelton
134-26 225 Street
Tuesday – Friday
7/12/16-7/22/16 @ 3:00 PM

Lefferts
103-34 Lefferts Boulevard, Richmond Hill
Wednesdays & Fridays
7/6/16-7/29/16 @ 2:00 PM

Ridgewood
20-12 Madison Street
Tuesday – Friday
7/5/16-7/15/16 @ 1:15 PM

Woodside
54-22 Skillman Avenue
Mondays
7/11/16-8/29/16 @ 6:30 PM

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