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LaunchCode’s Discovery program is designed to introduce you to computer programming, and help you develop the fundamental skills necessary to pursue a career in the tech industry.

How It Works

Our self-paced online curriculum is designed to be completed in small steps over the course of 1-2 months.

Step 1: Register below.
Step 2: Work through the curriculum modules at your own pace at any St. Louis Public Library location or online.
Step 3: Access mentorship & community support networks through weekly meetups held at select St. Louis Public Library locations.

Topics Covered

Module icon artboard 1.2 What is Coding?
Module icon artboard 2.4 Effective Study Practices
Module icon artboard 1.1 Computer Fundamentals
Module icon artboard 3.3 Coding Basics
Module icon artboard 5.1 Problem Solving and Essential Math
Module icon artboard 6.2 Next Steps

Fall 2018

Program Length: September 17 - November 23, 2018
Information Session: Tuesday, September 18, 6-7 pm @ Julia Davis Library auditorium, 4415 Natural Bridge Ave, St. Louis, MO 63115
Meetups: Central Library: Wednesday evenings 6-8:30 pm from September 18th - November 15th
Julia Davis Branch: Tuesday evenings 6-8:30 pm from September 18th - November 15th
Carpenter Branch: Thursday evenings 6-8:30 pm from September 18th - November 15th
Students who successfully complete the Discovery program by November 23rd will be eligible for priority consideration to LaunchCode’s Winter 2019 LC101 course upon applying.

Technical Requirements

We recommend taking this course on an internet connected laptop or desktop computer, where all the coding practice sections and all functions work best. If using a phone or other small mobile device, please download the Stepik app from your device’s app store.

For additional questions, please email [email protected].

Volunteers Needed!

We're seeking mentors who possess basic math skills or programming skills to help students work through the Discovery program. If you'd like to help enable student success as a volunteer mentor at the weekly Discovery meetups, please fill out our volunteer application form here.


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