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St. Pete Libraries empowers young women with the Girls Who Code program

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (January 24, 2019) – Girls Who Code was founded to close the gender gap in the technology industry. The aim of this New York-based non-profit is to inspire and educate young women, as well as equip them with 21st century computing skills. The program is for girls in grades 6-12.

This spring, the James Weldon Johnson Community Library will be hosting Girls Who Code programs.

“The City of St. Petersburg Library System is proud to participate in this renowned national program empowering young women to succeed in today’s tech industry,” said Library Director Mika Nelson.

Registration for the spring program is now open for this free program. Call 727-893-7113 or stop by the Library to register.

Program dates:
February 6 - April 17 (no meeting March 13)
Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6 p.m.
James Weldon Johnson Community Library (1059 18 Ave S). 

About your St. Petersburg Library System: St. Petersburg’s Library System provides library resources to inform, connect, and empower our diverse community. It operates seven community libraries, including the Main Library, North Community Library, South Community Library, West Community Library, Johnson Community Library, Mirror Lake Community Library and a micro-library at Childs Park YMCA. For more information, visit

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