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<b style="font-weight:normal"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">We are now partnering with </span><a href="http://engage3d.org/" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Engage 3D</span></a><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> to offer an introductory Python class. Python is a computer programming language heralded for both its accessibility to novices and its power and flexibility.</span></b></p>
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<span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Our goal is to offer a course that introduces the power of computing, both its capabilities and its limitations, so that you feel comfortable reading and writing code. If you have ever wondered how computer programs are written or have some projects that you think computer programming could help with, come join in and learn with us! </span></p>
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<span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">An eight-week session beginning April 15 is enrolling now. </span></p><br style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span></span><p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">
<span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Your instructors will be from Engage 3D, the folks at Maker Day who brought in all </span><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(68,68,68);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">the cool fun educational activities like the 3D scanning station and their 3D video conferencing project. If you spent any time in the </span><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(33,117,155);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Tinkercad</span><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(68,68,68);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> lab, the computer dissection table, or at the origami station, you probably met someone from Engage 3D. </span></p>
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<span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(68,68,68);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">This free class will be great but space is limited so <a href="http://chattlibrary.org/event/260" target="_blank">please register through the Chattanooga Public Library’s online calendar</a>. </span></p>
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<span style="font-weight:bold;font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">What: </span><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Community Py -- Introduction to the Python programming language</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-weight:bold;font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Where: </span><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">4th Floor of the Chattanooga Public Library</span></p>
<p dir="ltr" style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-weight:bold;font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">When: </span><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Mondays from 6pm-7pm beginning April 15 through June 3</span></p>
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<p style="font-family:Times;font-size:medium;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><b>Registration</b>: T</span><span style="font-family:Arial;font-size:13px;white-space:pre-wrap">his class is limited to 24 people and pre-registration is required.<b><br>

</b></span><span style="font-weight:bold;font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Details:  </span><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">You are welcome to bring your own laptop but there are also workstations available. </span></p>
<div><br></div>-- <br>Nate Hill<br><a href="mailto:nathanielhill@gmail.com" target="_blank">nathanielhill@gmail.com</a><div><a href="http://4thfloor.chattlibrary.org/" target="_blank">http://4thfloor.chattlibrary.org/</a><br>
<a href="http://www.natehill.net" target="_blank">http://www.natehill.net</a><br></div>
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