August 14, 2017
Digital Literacy Lab at Central Library
Welcome to our first newsletter!

This is the inaugural newsletter for the Digital Literacy Lab at Central Library. I will use this to share upcoming events and other tech news of interest. Enjoy!

-Katlin Seagraves, Digital Literacy Associate
Introduction to Game Development for Adults
Do you love video games? Have you ever wanted to make one? Here’s your chance to get started! Join Richard Mitchell of Tulsa Game Developers to get a grip on the basics of game development, including how to add your own scenes, character designs and even sound effects. Attend “Introduction to Game Development for Adults” on Friday, Aug. 18 from noon to 2 p.m. at Central Library in the Computer Lab on the third floor. No knowledge of programming is required. Click the link below to reserve a seat or call 918-549-7323 to register.
Introduction to Algorithms for Adults
Are you interested in getting into Algorithms? The instructors at Coding Dojo Tulsa are here to help! Algorithms can help build your understanding of Computer Science theory and provide insight into the foundations of programming.

Join us Thursday, August 17 at Hardesty Regional Library or Saturday, August 19 at Central Library for a 3-hour class on algorithms. Register at the links below.
Code for Tulsa making a difference in Tulsa
Code for Tulsa is an awesome group of people doing some awesome work to improve Tulsa. The Frontier hosted Jennifer Pahlka, Founder and Executive Director of Code for America, and Carlos Moreno, co-captain for the Code for Tulsa Brigade, for an episode about civic hacking.

Some of you may one of Code for Tulsa's co-captains, Luke Crouch from our web literacy series.
Digital Literacy Lab featured on KOTV Ch. 6 Noon Show
The Digital Literacy Lab was featured on the KOTV Ch. 6 Noon Show earlier this month. We were able to talk about the Flight Simulators, Digitization tools in the lab, and more!
Django Girls Tulsa, Oct. 7 at Central Library
We are excited to announce that a Django Girls Tulsa is coming to Central Library. On October 7 we will hosting 32 women from around Oklahoma at a full-day workshop to build a website using Django, CSS, and HTML. Applications for the class will be open through September 23.

Django Girls is brought to you by Tulsa City-County Library and the Techlahoma Foundation.