In an information and Internet-driven age, where information, services, and resources are increasingly available only online, people without access to a computer or the Internet are at a considerable disadvantage. The DPL plays a vital role in bridging the digital divide for many in the city. A recent NYTimes.com article looks at how the Parkman Branch is playing a major role to connect its patrons to the digital world. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 15, 2016

Parkman Coders Presents ROBO PI. Students will learn about computer science and the coding language Python using Raspberry Pi mini computers to create a robot of their own design. 

Mitchel Resnick a Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab explains why learning to code is important for young people. "In the process of learning to code, people learn many other things. They are not just learning to code, they are coding to learn. In addition to learning mathem...

May 5, 2016

 

The Library Tour was recently featured on DeadlineDetroit.com. 

 

 

 

 

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