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the micro:bit - basics

the micro:bit

the micro:bit is a small programmable computer. When you borrow a micro:bit from Aberdeen City Libraries you can work on all sorts of coding creations, from robots to musical instruments! It can be coded from any web browser in Blocks, Javascript, Python, Scratch and more. There is no additional software required. 

Borrowing the micro:bit

Any library member over the age of 8 can borrow the micro:bit for 4 weeks. You can renew the micro:bit if there are no reservations.

Reserve the micro:bit for collection at your local library from the Aberdeen City Libraries catalogue now!

If you are not currently a member you can join online.

Useful resources

The Micro:bit Educational Foundation get started page and the coding page are a great place to start experimenting. The Micro:bit Educational Foundation YouTube channel includes fantastic inspiration about starting up and progressing projects.  



Please ensure you read the micro:bit safety guidance before use.

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