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Families That Play Together,
Learn Together


Are you a family that games together? Are you looking to purchase a Sphero Robot for this holiday season? Join us to learn the basics of coding the Sphero Robot, play and make games as a family. Continue the learning at home, Sphero uses block and JavaScript coding! 

Your registration will cover the use of a Sphero Robot for one child and one adult. Regrister Today!

Cost: $25 (for one student and one adult)
Space is limited to 10 families, so early registration is recommended.

Ages: 2nd - 8th Grade

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: Northern Illinois University, Founders Memorial Library, Digital Convergence Lab (DCL) Room 338. Parking is availible on the west side of the library (Carroll Ave) in the parking garage or visitor's lot, no pass needed on Saturdays.

For more information contact: or call 815-753-0673.

Join the Fun!

  • Learn coding logic
  • Code games and mazes
  • Learn how to read JavaScript
  • Code Sphero to move with JavaScript
  • Learn the basics of coding the Sphero Robot with block code
  • Continue the conversation at home with the new skills

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Digital Convergence Lab

(FO 338)

Founders Memorial Library 
(815) 753-0673

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