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Paper Circuits Coding Workshop (ages 12–18)

June 25 @ 15 h 00 min - 16 h 30 min

Paper Circuits Coding Workshop

With David Zikovitz

For ages 12–18


We all know paper is magic. Putting words and pictures on paper can transport us to new worlds, teach us new ideas, and give us new experiences. In this workshop we’ll find out what else paper can do, giving it a technological upgrade and turning it into so much more! We’ll incorporate conductive materials and electronics components and explore paper’s structural qualities to make cards, books, or sculptures that come to three-dimensional, interactive life.


About David Zikovitz: David is a Paris-based maker and educator. Originally from Toronto, Canada, he has taught and studied in international schools and learning communities around the world, including in Tokyo, Milan, and most recently New York City. He currently teaches coding and digital fabrication at Columbia University’s Teachers College where he is also a member of the Transformative Learning Technologies Lab and the Snow Day Learning Lab, both dedicated to researching and developing innovative technological learning experiences for young people. He’s particularly interested in the use of technology in informal learning spaces.

Important information: Advance registration is required to attend this event. Participation in teen events is free for Library members and 10 euros per person for non-members. Masks are strongly encouraged for all Library visitors ages 6 and up, staff, and volunteers. Library visitors are expected to familiarize themselves with the Rules and Code of Conduct so that we can provide a pleasant library environment for all patrons. Questions about collections and programs for children and teens can be sent to the Library’s Children’s and Teens’ Services Manager, Celeste Rhoads: celeste@americanlibraryinparis.org.

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June 25
15 h 00 min - 16 h 30 min
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