UMaine Extension 4-H brings Family Hour of Code to Porter Memorial Library

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H and the Porter Memorial Library will offer a free “4-H Family Hour of Code” session on Jan. 14, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., at the Porter Memorial Library, 92 Court Street, Machias. The snow date is Jan. 15.

The event, designed for youth and their parents to learn their first hour of coding together, features an introduction to Scratch – a free programming language – and presents career options in the computer science field.

The event is free; registration is required and limited to six families. Register online []. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact 207.255.3345;