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Tiny Tales

2017-10-13 09:30:00 2017-10-13 10:00:00 America/New_York Tiny Tales Designed especially for infants from birth to 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Orlando Public Library

Friday, October 13
9:30am - 10:00am

Add to Calendar 2017-10-13 09:30:00 2017-10-13 10:00:00 America/Chicago Tiny Tales Designed especially for infants from birth to 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Orlando Public Library

Orlando Public Library

Children's Department - Ask at Desk

Designed especially for infants from birth to 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature.

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Orlando Public Library

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Oct 16 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Oct 17 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Oct 18 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Oct 19 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Oct 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 21 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 22 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

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LYNX Bus Link 3, 6, 7, 11, 13 and 51

The Orlando Public Library is the headquarters and resource center for the Orange County Library System. The Library has been located at this site since its beginnings as the Albertson Public Library in 1923. Public Reference Departments in the Orlando Public Library include Children's, Library Central, and Learning Central. The Children's Library offers spacious areas, special programs, computers and story rooms for our youngest readers and readers to be. The Technology and Education Center is located on the second floor and includes the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation and Creativity. The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community.

 

Upcoming events

Sun, Oct 22, All day
Looking for an assessment for a studio or simulator? All assessments must be scheduled over the phone or in person at the Melrose Center.

Palm Room
Sun, Oct 22, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us for this 4-week (Sundays, October 22-November 12, 1:30-4:30 p.m.) intensive course taught by master Improv puppeteer, Matt Gervia. Participants will design and hand-build their own puppet, learn structured play and improvisation to help the puppet come alive! Ages 15 and older. Participants must be able to attend each class. Cost: $25 per person. (cash only due on the first workshop date, no refunds).

Audio Production Studio
Sun, Oct 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Synthesize your sound. Use source, modifier and controller modules to create and manipulate audio signals. Understand how internal and external patching between modules and synths alters sound. Recommended Audience: Adults

Albertson Room
Sun, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all trainers! Join the official Orlando Public Library Pokémon League. Click for more information.

Mon, Oct 23, All day
Looking for an assessment for a studio or simulator? All assessments must be scheduled over the phone or in person at the Melrose Center.

Photo Studio
Mon, Oct 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Mon, Oct 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn presentation concepts and terminology. Learn how to create a basic presentation by using templates, text, and picture files. Use various formatting tools to enhance the look and feel of your presentation. Recommended Audience: Adult

Red Room
Mon, Oct 23, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Harness the power of Logic Pro X to create amazing music. Explore the interface and begin working with key preferences and controls in this popular application.

Melrose Classroom
Mon, Oct 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center. Get an overview of the Photography Studio, Video Production Studio, Audio Production Studio, FabLab and Simulation Lab. Explore upcoming classes and workshops and learn about the best practices to maximize your experience. This orientation is free to out-of-county residents, but registration is required. Call 407.835.7323 to register. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted.

Fab Lab
Mon, Oct 23, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Experience the potential of this inexpensive and accessible tool. Learn how to program an Arduino to customize control of electronic components, such as LEDs, sensors, and buttons. Learn the basics of blinking LEDs, and using buttons and knobs as input controls. Required Skills: Basic Computer Skills, Experience with Windows Operating System.

Purple Room
Mon, Oct 23, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video. Recommended Audience: Adult

Photo Studio
Mon, Oct 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses. This class helps prepare students for the Photo Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Video Learning Lab
Mon, Oct 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Did you know you could use a DSLR camera to record videos? Learn how to master your DSLR camera to shoot high-quality videos to play on your television or mobile device. Recommended Audience: Adult

Photo Studio
Mon, Oct 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Purple Room
Mon, Oct 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fab Lab
Mon, Oct 23, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Make and program a dazzling multicolored ambient light display. Learn how to program an Arduino to fade LEDs and control RGB lighting. Required Skills: Basic Computer Skills, Experience with Windows Operating System. Recommended Prerequisites: Programming Electronics with Arduino Level 1

Red Room
Mon, Oct 23, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Get your sound right in Logic Pro X. Understand the routing and creation of patches, which is a crucial element in Logic Pro for building your own instruments and sounds. Explore signal flow and routing of MIDI, virtual instruments and audio effects to master creating unique sounds.

Purple Room
Mon, Oct 23, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Collect the data you need with a fun and customizable Google Form! Google Forms is an easy to use tool for creating surveys, event invites, questionnaires, and much more. Learn how to create and share forms as well as review the data with custom charts and spreadsheets. It is recommended that students have a Google Apps account prior to taking this class. Recommended Prerequisite: Email Level 1 Recommended Audience: Adults

Photo Studio
Mon, Oct 23, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.
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Fab Lab
Mon, Oct 23, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Make and program an automatic on/off night light, digital thermometer, and vibration security alarm. Learn how to interface an Arduino with a variety of external sensors. Required Skills: Basic Computer Skills, Experience with Windows Operating System. Recommended Prerequisites: Programming Electronics with Arduino Levels 1 & 2

Melrose Classroom
Mon, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Take your photos to the next level by learning to enhance and correct colors in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

Red Room
Mon, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Create beats with MIDI tools in Logic. Use Ultrabeat, a built-in drum machine, to create beats, the perfect the sound with the Step, Piano Roll and Score Editors. Line up notes according to time and scale with quantization tools, then bounce the final track in place.

Club Central
Mon, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Photo Studio
Mon, Oct 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops. This class helps prepare students for the Photo Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Mon, Oct 23, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Decorate the library with the dynamic art of yarnfiti. Discover the fun of creating beautiful, textural works of art with yarn instead of paint.

Library Central
Mon, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Enjoy the acoustic joy jazz of singer-songwriter Marian Call, who hails from Juneau, Alaska. She has released ten albums since 2007, and her sound is soulful, honest, and clever, by turns humorous and heartbreaking. Calls songs are funny and light on their feet one moment, tragic and powerfully honest the next, and deeply grounded in the human experience.

Tue, Oct 24, All day
Looking for an assessment for a studio or simulator? All assessments must be scheduled over the phone or in person at the Melrose Center.

Tue, Oct 24, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Stem Mahlatini, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, will be available to assist library customers.

Video Learning Lab
Tue, Oct 24, 9:30am - 11:00am
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices. This class helps prepare students for the Video Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Tue, Oct 24, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags. Recommended Audience: Adult

Red Room
Tue, Oct 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. Master setting up your session, use common editing tools and effectively manage tracks to begin working like a pro in Pro Tools. Required Skills: Ability to navigate and open programs in the Mac OS X operating system. Basic understanding of physics of sound and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth. Recommended Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Sewing Studio
Tue, Oct 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
If you already know how to use a sewing machine, it is time to discover the versatility of using a serger. Get an overview of how a serger works and how to properly and safely use one. Learn to serge simple straight seams. Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes to this class. Skills Required: Participants must be able to properly use a standard sewing machine before attending this class. Age requirements: 13 to Adult Required Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.
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Sewing Studio
Tue, Oct 24, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Up your sewing game by adding specialty serger stitches to your repertoire. Learn to adjust serger tensions and feeds to work with stretch fabric. Create decorative edges and ruffles on you sewing projects with three simple steps. Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes to this class. Skills Required: Participants must be able to properly use a standard sewing machine before attending this class. Age requirements: 13 to Adult Required Prerequisite: Sewing: Serger Basics Level 1 Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

Melrose Classroom
Tue, Oct 24, 11:30am - 12:30pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center. Get an overview of the Photography Studio, Video Production Studio, Audio Production Studio, FabLab and Simulation Lab. Explore upcoming classes and workshops and learn about the best practices to maximize your experience. This orientation is free to out-of-county residents, but registration is required. Call 407.835.7323 to register. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted.

Video Learning Lab
Tue, Oct 24, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Learn how to operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling. Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits and accessories to master three and four point lighting set ups. This class helps prepare students for the Video Assessment.

Purple Room
Tue, Oct 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, you learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page. Recommended Audience: Adult

Red Room
Tue, Oct 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. Add fades to create polished audio and export the final result. Required Skills: Ability to navigate within Pro Tools and use basic tools, such as the Zoom tool. Understanding of the physics of sound and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth. Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Level 1 and Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering

Fab Lab
Tue, Oct 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Create beautiful paper for stationary, invitations and gifts. Learn to recycle paper using household items and a dip handmold in this hands-on class. Take your unique paper creations home to enjoy at the end of class.

Video Learning Lab
Tue, Oct 24, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Do you want to master the equipment in the Video Studio or need a quick review for the assessment? Let us help! A Video instructor will be available to assist you in this open lab. Please note: questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes offered at the Video Studio. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Tue, Oct 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Want to take your coding skills to the next level? Learn how to write proper Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) code and format Web pages using external style sheets. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Tue, Oct 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
New to sewing and ready for that first simple project? These easy to make coasters, based on the four square quilt block design, make great gifts for many occasions. They are fast and easy to make and look great on a desk or coffee or table. Learn simple sewing and quilting techniques in this project class. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric. Age requirements: 13 to Adult Recommended Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine

Learning Central - Ask at Desk
Tue, Oct 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn strategies to improve your interview skills and show why you are the best person for the job!

Magnolia Room
Tue, Oct 24, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
ComRel Staff Day Video Meeting

Audio Production Studio
Tue, Oct 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Capture the right sound. Discover how microphones work, the key differences between microphones, and how to set up and tear down microphones, stands and cables. Required Skills: None Recommended Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Red Room
Tue, Oct 24, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Master key concepts to help shape your sound. Open the wide world of applying audio effects and begin to understand the theory behind building a mix. Learn how audio signals flow through analog, digital and software components to generate sound. Required Skills: Ability to navigate within the Pro Tools and use common editing tools, such as the Smart and Zoom tools. Understanding of the physics of sound and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth. Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Levels 1 and 2, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Simulation Lab
Tue, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore a world of possibilities with the latest in virtual reality equipment and software. Learn about the principles of VR technology and major platforms. Discover how you can use the resources available at the library to develop your own virtual reality experiences.

Purple Room
Tue, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages. Recommended Audience: Adult

Club Central
Tue, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Audio Production Studio
Tue, Oct 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. Learn how to use microphone specification sheets to help you isolate the features you want for your recording. Required Skills: Understanding of basic microphone theory and terminology, including transducer types and polar patterns. Ability to set up and tear down microphones and equipment. Recommended Prerequisites: Microphone Theory Level 1 and Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Photo Studio
Tue, Oct 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Melrose Classroom
Tue, Oct 24, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Get in the drivers seat and take control over the color and light in your movie! Find out how to perform a basic color correction to change the look of your video. Learn how to color grade, create looks, mask footage, and apply the result across multiple clips. Required Skills: Ability to navigate and open programs in the Mac OS X operating system. Recommended Prerequisite: Adobe Premiere Level 2 Recommended Audience: Adults

Sewing Studio
Tue, Oct 24, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Knit your first pair of toe-up socks.
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Purple Room
Tue, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Looking for an exciting way to promote your business or project? Boost your search engine rankings with an HTML5 landing page optimized with background video! We supply the video and code, you supply your ideas! Bring your own storage so you can take home what you create for further SEO tinkering. This class is ideal for creative professionals and business owners who want to enhance their presence on the Internet. Filmmakers and Web Designers will also find this class useful as an additional way to display their work. Note: This is a starter class using a working template. To further create or customize your own site, please enroll in our Web Design and Development courses. Required Skills: Basic understanding of the Internet and an idea, project, product, and/or service you would like to promote. Recommended Prerequisite: Internet Level 2 Recommended Audience: Adults

Tech Central
Tue, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
The Orlando Python User Group is for users, enthusiasts, and students in Orlando, Florida, interested in the Python computer programming language. We meet monthly to discuss and present emerging issues and interesting projects in Python, practice our skill, and trade stories from the workforce. All skill levels are welcome.

Audio Production Studio
Tue, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Record in stereo sound. Discover how to set-up microphones for a variety of stereo recording techniques and explore the pros and cons of each technique. Required Skills: Understanding of basic microphone theory and terminology, including transducer types and polar patterns. Ability to set up and tear down microphones and equipment.

Albertson Room
Tue, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join Evelyn Redcross, of Evelyn's TO GO, as she shares tips on a stress-free transition to a plant-based diet. Learn to make food changes within your budget, eat more plants while still enjoying comfort foods and bust some myths about plant based eating. To register visit ocls.info or call 407.835.7323

Wed, Oct 25, All day
Looking for an assessment for a studio or simulator? All assessments must be scheduled over the phone or in person at the Melrose Center.

Photo Studio
Wed, Oct 25, 9:30am - 10:30am
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses. This class helps prepare students for the Photo Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult
This event is full

Papa Bear
Wed, Oct 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Come in and join us for some fun independent play and building activities! Ages 2–4.

Purple Room
Wed, Oct 25, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Wed, Oct 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills? Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library. Bring your projects, questions, and curiosity. A specialized instructor will be available to assist you. You will need to provide your own fabric and thread for projects but all the tools are here for you to work with. Participants are required to wear closed-toe shoes in the sewing studio and follow all safety instructions at all times. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric without assistance. Please note: Questions and assistance are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the sewing classes offered at the Library. What We Have ? A Sewing Instructor to either answer your questions, or point you in the right direction ? Singer Heavy Duty 4452 Sewing Machines ? Large Cutting Tables and Mats Age requirements: Adults; for anyone under the age of 18, guardian must sign waiver and accompany the child.

Audio Production Studio
Wed, Oct 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. This is a prerequisite class to gain access to the Melrose Center Audio Studio. Required Skills: None Recommended Prerequisite: General Orientation for the Melrose Center Recommended Audience: Adults

Video Learning Lab
Wed, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Immerse yourself in 360 videos. Learn how to operate a 360-degree camera to create a highly engaging video for your webpage, YouTube or Facebook. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fab Lab
Wed, Oct 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Build a working circuit using common electronic components and a power source. Learn to identify and calculate properties of resistors and capacitors while using a multimeter on your completed circuit. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted. Ages 16 and up.

Photo Studio
Wed, Oct 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame. Learn more about the rules of thirds and how you can use it to produce more interesting and dynamic photos. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Purple Room
Wed, Oct 25, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images. Recommended Audience: Adult

Photo Studio
Wed, Oct 25, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.
This event is full

Fab Lab
Wed, Oct 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Build circuits using integrated circuits, power transistors and relays. create timers for various electronic applications. Troubleshoot your circuits with a multi-meter. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted. Ages 16 and up.

Red Room
Wed, Oct 25, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. Use MIDI devices, virtual instruments and specialized tools to create original sounds. Required Skills: Ability to navigate, use tools, and route audio within Pro Tools. Understanding of the physics of sound and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth. Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Levels 1 - 3, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Purple Room
Wed, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Wed, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Turn scraps of fabric into beautiful designs using different stitches and stabilizers. Learn three great methods to applique with a sewing machine. We provide fabric for your first time taking this class. If you choose to come to this class more than once, you will need to provide your own fabric. Project Materials: 5 pieces of material that are 6 x 6 1 piece of fabric 20 x 8 (background fabric) 6 x 6 piece of fusible webbing 6 x 6 piece of Heat and Bond 6 x 6 piece of tear away stabilizer 6 x 6 piece of sew in interfacing Skills Required: Must be able to properly use a sewing machine, thread a sewing machine, use an iron and cut fabric. Age requirements: 13 years of age and up. Recommended Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

Papa Bear
Wed, Oct 25, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Button up for an alternate adventure with a movie screening of Coraline. This book to film is sew right for you. Ages 11–18.

Fab Lab
Wed, Oct 25, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Build a working circuit using relays, comparator integrated circuits and a power source. Learn to read common schematic diagrams and universal symbols. Troubleshoot your circuits with a multi-meter. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted. Ages 16 and up.

Red Room
Wed, Oct 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Master your music production skills. Explore advanced production techniques to work with both MIDI and audio clips. Use tempo rulers, conductor tracks, quantizing and transposition to create polished audio within Pro Tools. Required Skills: Ability to navigate, edit, and route audio within Pro Tools. Understanding of the MIDI language and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth. Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Levels 1 - 4, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Wed, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Ready, Set, Code! club to design your own multi level video game from scratch. Create a storyboard to outline your game, then use real code to bring it to life. This is a multi-day class. The classes run 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from 9/20/2017 to 11/15/2017. Age requirements: 9-12. Capacity: 8. Required Skills: Basic computer.

Purple Room
Wed, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs. Recommended Audience: Adult

Club Central
Wed, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Video Production Studio
Wed, Oct 25, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Does your child show interest in becoming a YouTube vlogger, but you dont know where to begin with helping them get started? Team up with your child in this 3-hour video production workshop to get a jump start on your first YouTube Channel video. During this workshop, you will learn each stage of the production process to create a high-quality Intro YouTube Video. Parent/Guardian must sign up with at least 1 child. Note: Please bring a hard drive or flash drive to save the video files. Age requirements: 6+ years Capacity: 10 Required Skills: None Materials Fee: None

Video Learning Lab
Wed, Oct 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Did you know you could use a DSLR camera to record videos? Learn how to master your DSLR camera to shoot high-quality videos to play on your television or mobile device. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Wed, Oct 25, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Can you take a ribbing? Create a ribbed bookmark in your favorite color. Learn the rib stitch and basic blocking techniques. Materials: Yarn has been generously donated for each student to create the class project. All other tools and materials will be provided for the duration of the class. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please bring approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of bulky (size 5) weight yarn and size US 10.5 single point knitting needles, 2 ring stitch markers and 1 locking stitch maker.

Albertson Room
Wed, Oct 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Food 101 series introduces you to a new topic every month, examining the historical and social significance of what we eat. In October, learn about different kinds of saltwater and freshwater fish and how theyre consumed around the world. Samples limited, registration required.

Thu, Oct 26, All day
Looking for an assessment for a studio or simulator? All assessments must be scheduled over the phone or in person at the Melrose Center.

Melrose Classroom
Thu, Oct 26, 9:30am - 11:30am
Seamlessly integrate 3D graphics into your film. Use Cinema 4D in After Effects to build sophisticated title graphics. Create, customize, light and render text directly into your project. Required Skills: Ability to use basic tools and navigate within Adobe After Effects CC. Recommended Prerequisites: Adobe After Effects Series Recommended Audience: Adults

Photo Studio
Thu, Oct 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Thu, Oct 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Add to your project possibilities by crocheting in the round! Crocheting in the round allows you to easily crochet circular objects such as coasters, hats, decorative bowls, ornaments and table place mats. Create a simple circular coaster using single and double crochet stitches. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please provide approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of worsted (medium/size 4) weight yarn and size US I (5.5 mm) crochet hook.

Purple Room
Thu, Oct 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Thu, Oct 26, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow. Recommended Audience: Adult

Red Room
Thu, Oct 26, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Explore the fundamentals of sound theory. Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types. Required Skills: None Recommended Prerequisites: None Recommended Audience: Adult

Simulation Lab
Thu, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game. Equipment for game design in VR will also be available, including Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. An instructor will be available to assist and answer questions. Please note: Questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes.

Purple Room
Thu, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Blue Room
Thu, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Design cinematic visual effects and sophisticated motion graphics using shapes, layers, type tools and more. Learn the essentials of advanced animation and compositing using this professional-grade software. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Thu, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Purchased a pair of pants or skirt that's just a bit too long? Join us in this sewing class and learn how to complete simple hems on everything from dress pants to skirts. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric. Age requirements: 13 to Adult Recommended Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine

Purple Room
Thu, Oct 26, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations. Recommended Audience: Adult

Canceled
Thu, Oct 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Use Sharpies and rubbing alcohol to create colorful designs on tile that can be transformed into a lovely coaster. Ages 11-18.

Blue Room
Thu, Oct 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn how to build a website that responds and adapts to the size of the screen through the use of responsive HTML5 and CSS code. Use web media queries to build a responsive menu and footer and create a content area based on a grid layout. Recommended Audience: Adult

Club Central
Thu, Oct 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Purple Room
Thu, Oct 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Get Ready, Get Set, Apply! Feeling overwhelmed by the whole idea of applying to college? Register for Rock Your College Applications at the Orlando Public Library. This four-part series will help high school juniors and seniors understand how to search for colleges, as well as prepare and submit applications. Learn about creating a personal application timeline, deciding on and preparing for standardized testing, completing the different types of applications and writing application essays. Discover the wealth of free online and print resources available from OCLS.

Sewing Studio
Thu, Oct 26, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you have T-shirts full of memories stacked in dresser drawers? If so, then a T-shirt quilt may be just what you need to make. Students will learn rotary cutting, interfacing and piecing techniques.
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Tech Central
Thu, Oct 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sign up at: https://ocls-jwxrd.formstack.com/forms/melrose_open_mic Orlando Musicians, Poets and Dancers: sharpen your live performance skills and let Orlando hear your voice. Join us every 4th Thursday of the month for live entertainment in a creative atmosphere.

Albertson Room
Thu, Oct 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Compelling characters are the heartbeat of every story. Without characters there would be no story to tell! In this workshop discover new ways to look at characters and learn more about how characters create conflict. You might even learn something about how your characters can get you over a story block and keep your fingers moving through the first draft. Hosted by local author L.E. Perez.

Fri, Oct 27, All day
Looking for an assessment for a studio or simulator? All assessments must be scheduled over the phone or in person at the Melrose Center.

Simulation Lab
Fri, Oct 27, 9:15am - 11:15am
Want to give our simulators a try? Come in and experience using the Forklift, Flight, Driving or Hydraulic Excavator simulators. An instructor will be available to assist you and answer your questions. Please note: Questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes.

Video Learning Lab
Fri, Oct 27, 9:30am - 10:30am
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera. This class helps prepare students for the Video Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Fri, Oct 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Designed especially for infants from birth to 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Purple Room
Fri, Oct 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter.

Sewing Studio
Fri, Oct 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Does the idea of sewing a zipper steer you away from projects? Let us help you tackle zippers head-on with confidence! Learn to sew in a zipper with this simple and fun class on making your own zippered pouch. Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes to this class. We provide fabric for your first time taking this class/series. If you choose to come to this class/series more than one time, you will need to provide your own fabric. (Project requires 4 pieces of 12" by 12" woven fabric, one 7" or 9" nylon zipper) Skills Required: Participants must be able to properly use a standard sewing machine before attending this class. Age requirements: 13 to Adult Required Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Fri, Oct 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months to 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sound Booth A
Fri, Oct 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Record it right the first time. Use the acoustically treated Sound Booths and equipment to your advantage. Explore the use of spacial acoustics, microphones and preamps to create great recordings. Required Skills:None Recommended Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience:Adults
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Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Fri, Oct 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Video Learning Lab
Fri, Oct 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera. This class helps prepare students for the Video Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Purple Room
Fri, Oct 27, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Video Learning Lab
Fri, Oct 27, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Do you want to master the equipment in the Video Studio or need a quick review for the assessment? Let us help! A Video instructor will be available to assist you in this open lab. Please note: questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes offered at the Video Studio. Recommended Audience: Adult

Simulation Lab
Fri, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game. Equipment for game design in VR will also be available, including Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. An instructor will be available to assist and answer questions. Please note: Questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes.

Purple Room
Fri, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Fab Lab
Fri, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Used by cabinet makers, wood workers and hobbyists, Cut2D Desktop provides a powerful CAD software solution for cutting parts on a CNC Router. Create a design with easy to use vector graphic and text tools.

Red Room
Fri, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Find the right dynamic balance for your mix. Use compressors to control the dynamic range across your tracks. Apply key concepts including threshold, ratio, attack and release in hands-on exercises. Required Skills: Ability to navigate within the Pro Tools environment and use common editing and tools and techniques. Understanding of basic signal flow and routing techniques within Pro Tools. Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Levels 1-5 Recommended Audience: Adults and Teens

Purple Room
Fri, Oct 27, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

Fab Lab
Fri, Oct 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Customize your cuts and engraving on different materials. Cut2D Desktop provides a full set of tool path options to convert designs from simple graphics into CNC routing operations. Export your files to be used on any type of CNC router.

Photo Studio
Fri, Oct 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame. Learn more about the rules of thirds and how you can use it to produce more interesting and dynamic photos. Recommended Audience: Adult

Audio Production Studio
Fri, Oct 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Record it right the first time. Understand the inner workings of the piano, isolate the best sound and use miking techniques to capture the perfect sound. Required Skills: Understanding of basic microphone theory and terminology, including transducer types and polar patterns. Ability to set up and tear down microphones and equipment. Recommended Prerequisite: Microphone Theory Level 3 Recommended Audience: Adults

Sewing Studio
Fri, Oct 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills? Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library. Bring your projects, questions, and curiosity. A specialized instructor will be available to assist you. You will need to provide your own fabric and thread for projects but all the tools are here for you to work with. Participants are required to wear closed-toe shoes in the sewing studio and follow all safety instructions at all times. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric without assistance. Please note: Questions and assistance are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the sewing classes offered at the Library. What We Have ? A Sewing Instructor to either answer your questions, or point you in the right direction ? Singer Heavy Duty 4452 Sewing Machines ? Large Cutting Tables and Mats Age requirements: Adults; for anyone under the age of 18, guardian must sign waiver and accompany the child.

Purple Room
Fri, Oct 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the mail merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Fri, Oct 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Add new stitches to your repertoire! The double and half double crochet stitches are great for blankets, hats, scarves and sweaters. Create a mug rug using these two new stitches. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please provide approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of worsted (medium/size 4) weight yarn and size US I (5.5 mm) crochet hook.

Video Production Studio
Fri, Oct 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Day 1: Start developing and planning your production of an instructional, product or promotional video. Day 2: Get hands on practice with studio equipment and story development.
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Sat, Oct 28, All day
Looking for an assessment for a studio or simulator? All assessments must be scheduled over the phone or in person at the Melrose Center.

Simulation Lab
Sat, Oct 28, 9:30am - 11:30am
Model, rig and animate a 3D robotic arm! Learn the basics of the production workflow as well as modeling, rigging and animation concepts and tools. Students will be provided with a foundational overview of the software.

Photo Studio
Sat, Oct 28, 9:30am - 10:30am
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Video Learning Lab
Sat, Oct 28, 9:30am - 10:30am
Whether you want to improve your public speaking skills, enhance your on-camera skills or curious about the world of acting, this class is for you. You will be introduced to basic techniques of warming up, body Language and on-camera vocal technique. You will become familiar seeing and hearing yourself on camera as well as practicing the best techniques to communicate a story to your audience. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fab Lab
Sat, Oct 28, 9:30am - 10:30am
Convert a virtual object into a 3D printable file. Learn the software and settings necessary to 3D print quality objects. Become familiar with 3D print technologies and the technical specifications of consumer printers. Recommended Audience: Adult

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Oct 28, 9:30am - 10:00am
Designed especially for infants from birth to 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Purple Room
Sat, Oct 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Create complex and attractive designs using shapes, painting and text with special effects. Build your new business logo, advertisements, marketing flyers and other illustrations with ease using the customizable tools. You will learn to draw and manipulate brushes, custom shapes, filters, and text in unique ways. Recommended Audience: Adult

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Sat, Oct 28, 10:00am - 10:20am
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device. Topics covered in sessions include navigating your device; accessing library WIFI; adjusting device settings; downloading, deleting and updating apps; accessing your existing email account (Required: username and password) and launching the internet. A staff member may refer you to a class if you require in-depth assistance such as, but not limited to, setting up an email account, editing photos and videos, performing internet research, entering personal information and purchasing items online. Please note: some inquires may require further research, so we may not be able to answer every question. Session time is limited to 20 minutes. Recommended Audience: Everyone Recommended Audience: Everyone
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Sewing Studio
Sat, Oct 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching straight lines.
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Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Oct 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months to 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Library Central
Sat, Oct 28, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Young ghouls and goblins enjoy trick or treating throughout the Orlando Public Library and the Orange County Regional History Center along with creepy crafts, candy and a scavenger hunt! Costumes are encouraged.

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Sat, Oct 28, 10:20am - 10:40am
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device. Topics covered in sessions include navigating your device; accessing library WIFI; adjusting device settings; downloading, deleting and updating apps; accessing your existing email account (Required: username and password) and launching the internet. A staff member may refer you to a class if you require in-depth assistance such as, but not limited to, setting up an email account, editing photos and videos, performing internet research, entering personal information and purchasing items online. Please note: some inquires may require further research, so we may not be able to answer every question. Session time is limited to 20 minutes. Recommended Audience: Everyone Recommended Audience: Everyone
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Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Oct 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Sat, Oct 28, 10:40am - 11:00am
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device. Topics covered in sessions include navigating your device; accessing library WIFI; adjusting device settings; downloading, deleting and updating apps; accessing your existing email account (Required: username and password) and launching the internet. A staff member may refer you to a class if you require in-depth assistance such as, but not limited to, setting up an email account, editing photos and videos, performing internet research, entering personal information and purchasing items online. Please note: some inquires may require further research, so we may not be able to answer every question. Session time is limited to 20 minutes. Recommended Audience: Everyone Recommended Audience: Everyone
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Photo Studio
Sat, Oct 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses. This class helps prepare students for the Photo Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Video Learning Lab
Sat, Oct 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Students will be introduced to basic terms and directions used on film sets. They will put these terms into practice as they rehearse and record a short scene. Students will also explore the importance of eyeline placement for film vs YouTube videos. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fab Lab
Sat, Oct 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Get a firsthand view of the MakerBot 3D printer in action as it builds an object layer by layer! Draw and design your very own three dimensional objects using an easy-to-use modeling software. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Sat, Oct 28, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Create a simple pocket square. Join us in this basic sewing class and learn to measure, stitch straight seams and stitch around corners.
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Rescheduled
Sat, Oct 28, 11:30am - 12:00pm
New date Saturday, October 21, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Sign up to practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a lovable, furry listener.

Purple Room
Sat, Oct 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.

Fab Lab
Sat, Oct 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Get a firsthand view of the MakerBot 3D printer in action With easy-to-use 3D modeling software, design and create more complex objects using custom shape and object tools. Learn how to give your 3D objects a realistic look and texture. Recommended Audience: Adult

Audio Production Studio
Sat, Oct 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Capture the right sound. Discover how microphones work, the key differences between microphones, and how to set up and tear down microphones, stands and cables. Required Skills: None Recommended Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Simulation Lab
Sat, Oct 28, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Develop a detailed humanoid arm. Learn to extrude, sub-divide and sculpt a 3D mesh.

Purple Room
Sat, Oct 28, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos. Recommended Audience: Adult

Photo Studio
Sat, Oct 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops. This class helps prepare students for the Photo Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fab Lab
Sat, Oct 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Get a firsthand view of the MakerBot 3D printer in action With easy-to-use 3D modeling software, design and create complex objects using loft, revolve and alignment tools. Recommended Audience: Adult

Audio Production Studio
Sat, Oct 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. Learn how to use microphone specification sheets to help you isolate the features you want for your recording. Required Skills: Understanding of basic microphone theory and terminology, including transducer types and polar patterns. Ability to set up and tear down microphones and equipment. Recommended Prerequisites: Microphone Theory Level 1 and Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Sewing Studio
Sat, Oct 28, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Impress that special someone in your life by wrapping their gift in a handmade gift bag! These gift bags can be made for any occasion. They are fast and easy to make and each one is unique. Learn seam construction and interfacing techniques in this project class. Select locations only. We provide fabric for your first time taking this class/series. If you choose to come to this class/series more than one time, you will need to provide your own fabric. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric Age requirements: 13 to Adult Recommended Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine

Simulation Lab
Sat, Oct 28, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Are you looking the opportunity to get more hands-on practice with Maya? Or do you have a question related to your home project? Stop in to this Q&A session to receive extra time to use the software/equipment with an instructor to answer some general questions. Recommended Audience: Adult

Blue Room
Sat, Oct 28, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Fill in a magic coloring page and watch your picture come to life. Use an awesome app called Quiver to interact with the page and even play games using a smart device - that's augmented reality! Recommended Audience: Kids

Video Production Studio
Sat, Oct 28, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Day 1: Start developing and planning your production of an instructional, product or promotional video. Day 2: Get hands on practice with studio equipment and story development.
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Audio Production Studio
Sat, Oct 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Record in stereo sound. Discover how to set-up microphones for a variety of stereo recording techniques and explore the pros and cons of each technique. Required Skills: Understanding of basic microphone theory and terminology, including transducer types and polar patterns. Ability to set up and tear down microphones and equipment.

Melrose Classroom
Sat, Oct 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center. Get an overview of the Photography Studio, Video Production Studio, Audio Production Studio, FabLab and Simulation Lab. Explore upcoming classes and workshops and learn about the best practices to maximize your experience. This orientation is free to out-of-county residents, but registration is required. Call 407.835.7323 to register. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted.

Sun, Oct 29, All day
Looking for an assessment for a studio or simulator? All assessments must be scheduled over the phone or in person at the Melrose Center.

Tech Central
Sun, Oct 29, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center. Get an overview of the Photography Studio, Video Production Studio, Audio Production Studio, FabLab and Simulation Lab. Explore upcoming classes and workshops and learn about the best practices to maximize your experience. This orientation is free to out-of-county residents, but registration is required. Call 407.835.7323 to register. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted.

Blue Room
Sun, Oct 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dive into the world of developing interactive webpages. Learn the fundamental of PHP, a widely-used programming language for designing web apps. Create your first variable, string, and calculation with PHP. Recommended Audience: Adult

Melrose Classroom
Sun, Oct 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Get in the drivers seat and take control over the color and light in your movie! Find out how to perform a basic color correction to change the look of your video. Learn how to color grade, create looks, mask footage, and apply the result across multiple clips. Required Skills: Ability to navigate and open programs in the Mac OS X operating system. Recommended Prerequisite: Adobe Premiere Level 2 Recommended Audience: Adults

Sound Booth A
Sun, Oct 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Record it right the first time. Use the acoustically treated Sound Booths and equipment to your advantage. Explore the use of spacial acoustics, microphones and preamps to create great recordings. Required Skills:None Recommended Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience:Adults
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Library Central
Sun, Oct 29, 2:00pm - 2:55pm
Every acoustic performance from Shaun Williams delivers a fun and unique blend of popular cover music and original acoustic songs that everyone is sure to enjoy. As a consistent member of the Orlando music scene for over 20 years Shaun always combines his music with a wonderful display of virtuosity and showmanship that leaves a lasting impression so positive youll want to see him again and again!

Sewing Studio
Sun, Oct 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Let us take you to that next level. Join us in this basic sewing class and learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project. Age requirements: 13 to Adult
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Red Room
Sun, Oct 29, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Edit with Speed and Precision. Masterfully use commands to edit your grouped tracks in vocal and instrumental comps. Learn common Quick Keys, clip gain, separation and consolidation commands in Pro Tools.

Video Production Studio
Sun, Oct 29, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Day 1: Start developing and planning your production of an instructional, product or promotional video. Day 2: Get hands on practice with studio equipment and story development.
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Blue Room
Sun, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Take your webpages coding skills to the next level! Learn how to build dynamic data-driven content with PHP. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tech Central
Sun, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Tech 'N Color bring you the "social paint nights" experience, but with a technology twist! In each session, enjoy simple steps to create stunning paintings using pen and tablet technology with the guidance of an instructor in a fun and casual atmosphere. And best of all, at absolutely no cost! We will have everything you need to start! All you need to bring is a storage device to save your creation. Seating is limited, so sign up today!

Photo Studio
Sun, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Mon, Oct 30, All day
Looking for an assessment for a studio or simulator? All assessments must be scheduled over the phone or in person at the Melrose Center.

Purple Room
Mon, Oct 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Simplify complex information through easy-to-understand diagrams. Design and create diagrams to visualize data, network, home, and office layouts. Visio is a powerful diagramming application with many built-in stencil and shape options. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fab Lab
Mon, Oct 30, 10:00am - 11:30am
Build a working circuit using common electronic components and a power source. Learn to identify and calculate properties of resistors and capacitors while using a multimeter on your completed circuit. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted. Ages 16 and up.

Melrose Classroom
Mon, Oct 30, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Get better control over managing and organizing large collections of photographs. Once your photos are imported, find out how to categorize, tag, and rank your photos. Filter through and find photos quickly with the sort, select and find management tools.

Tech Central
Mon, Oct 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center. Get an overview of the Photography Studio, Video Production Studio, Audio Production Studio, FabLab and Simulation Lab. Explore upcoming classes and workshops and learn about the best practices to maximize your experience. This orientation is free to out-of-county residents, but registration is required. Call 407.835.7323 to register. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted.

Purple Room
Mon, Oct 30, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Design and create a process flowchart and learn about a flowchart?s structure. Create an organizational chart using an existing file or database and learn how to customize diagrams and export to other applications. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Mon, Oct 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn the basics of buying and selling on eBay. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Mon, Oct 30, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Create a delicate lace bookmark. Learn how to read written and charted patterns for lacework and common lace stitches, while practicing basic knitting techniques. Materials: Yarn has been generously donated for each student to create the class project. All other tools and materials will be provided for the duration of the class. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please bring approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of worsted weight yarn (size 4) and size US 8 (5.0 mm) knitting needles and a stitch markers.

Melrose Classroom
Mon, Oct 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Discover how easy it is to adjust one or multiple photos with just a few simple clicks. Quickly edit, correct exposure, convert images and enhance the color of your photos. Cut down your workflow in half the time!

Video Production Studio
Mon, Oct 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class. Learn about the Melrose Center's video production equipment, class course track, assessment, and everything leading to and after studio reservations. Orientation ends with a chroma key green screen demo of the ATEM multi-camera switcher. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fab Lab
Mon, Oct 30, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Build circuits using integrated circuits, power transistors and relays. create timers for various electronic applications. Troubleshoot your circuits with a multi-meter. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted. Ages 16 and up.

Purple Room
Mon, Oct 30, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Join the community of online video viewers and makers! Learn how to search for videos via YouTube's trending feature, video metadata, and more. Create your own YouTube account and channel, and learn how to post videos. Detailed guidance regarding privacy settings for your videos will be provided. A Gmail account is required for this class. Recommended Prerequisite: Internet Level 2 Recommended Audience: Adults

Melrose Classroom
Mon, Oct 30, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Capture the beauty of your photographs and share with friends, family and clients. Create eye-catching books, slideshows and contact sheets. Export multiple file types or upload directly to cloud and social media services like Facebook and Flickr.

Audio Production Studio
Mon, Oct 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. Required Skills: Ability to set up and tear down microphones, stands and equipment. Understanding of basic signal flow, the physics of sound, and Pro Tools. Recommended Prerequisites: Audio Studio Orientation, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering, Microphone Theory Levels 1 and 2, Pro Tools Levels 1 - 5 Recommended Audience: Adults

Video Production Studio
Mon, Oct 30, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Day 1: Start developing and planning your production of an instructional, product or promotional video. Day 2: Get hands on practice with studio equipment and story development.
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Fab Lab
Mon, Oct 30, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Build a working circuit using relays, comparator integrated circuits and a power source. Learn to read common schematic diagrams and universal symbols. Troubleshoot your circuits with a multi-meter. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted. Ages 16 and up.

Club Central
Mon, Oct 30, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Audio Production Studio
Mon, Oct 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. Recommended Skills: Ability to route a signal from a microphone into Pro Tools, set up and tear down microphones, stands and cables. Understanding of basic signal flow, the physics of sound and Pro Tools. Recommended Prerequisites: Audio Studio Orientation, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering, Microphone Theory Levels 1 and 2, Studio Signal Routing Level 1, Pro Tools Levels 1 - 5 Recommended Audience: Adults

Photo Studio
Mon, Oct 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Red Room
Mon, Oct 30, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. Master setting up your session, use common editing tools and effectively manage tracks to begin working like a pro in Pro Tools. Required Skills: Ability to navigate and open programs in the Mac OS X operating system. Basic understanding of physics of sound and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth. Recommended Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Sewing Studio
Mon, Oct 30, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Decorate the library with the dynamic art of yarnfiti. Discover the fun of creating beautiful, textural works of art with yarn instead of paint.

Tue, Oct 31, All day
Looking for an assessment for a studio or simulator? All assessments must be scheduled over the phone or in person at the Melrose Center.

Tue, Oct 31, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Stem Mahlatini, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, will be available to assist library customers.

Melrose Classroom
Tue, Oct 31, 9:30am - 11:00am
Create a spectacular celestial animation using a few stills and Adobe After Effects. Learn how to import footage, set up a composition, and animate layers using keyframes.

Purple Room
Tue, Oct 31, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business or personal finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fab Lab
Tue, Oct 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Used by cabinet makers, wood workers and hobbyists, Cut2D Desktop provides a powerful CAD software solution for cutting parts on a CNC Router. Create a design with easy to use vector graphic and text tools.

Sewing Studio
Tue, Oct 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Put your sewing machine to more use than just the basics! Learn to stabilize and stitch machine buttonholes for a polished finish. Attach buttons with a sewing machine to add that perfect accent to your project. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric. Age requirements: 13 years of age and up. Required Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine Registration is required with a Library card with zero balance. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

Red Room
Tue, Oct 31, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Explore the fundamentals of sound theory. Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types. Required Skills: None Recommended Prerequisites: None Recommended Audience: Adult

Melrose Classroom
Tue, Oct 31, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Explore 3D in Adobe After Effects! Animate layers and extrude type in 3d space to create an otherworldly cinematic animation!

Fab Lab
Tue, Oct 31, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Customize your cuts and engraving on different materials. Cut2D Desktop provides a full set of tool path options to convert designs from simple graphics into CNC routing operations. Export your files to be used on any type of CNC router.

Purple Room
Tue, Oct 31, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Tue, Oct 31, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company. Recommended Audience: Adult

Collaboration Station A
Tue, Oct 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Build your business logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a business logo using vector graphics tools.

Melrose Classroom
Tue, Oct 31, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Build stunning 2D and 3D motion graphics with confidence. Create amazing lower-third animations and adjust a wide variety of text parameters, including Edge Thickness, Light Angle, Light Intensity, position, opacity, rotation, and shadow.

Learning Central - Ask at Desk
Tue, Oct 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Got questions? We have answers. Join us for Q & A on job searching and career development.

Sewing Studio
Tue, Oct 31, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills? Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library. Bring your projects, questions, and curiosity. A specialized instructor will be available to assist you. You will need to provide your own fabric and thread for projects but all the tools are here for you to work with. Participants are required to wear closed-toe shoes in the sewing studio and follow all safety instructions at all times. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric without assistance. Please note: Questions and assistance are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the sewing classes offered at the Library. What We Have ? A Sewing Instructor to either answer your questions, or point you in the right direction ? Singer Heavy Duty 4452 Sewing Machines ? Large Cutting Tables and Mats Age requirements: Adults; for anyone under the age of 18, guardian must sign waiver and accompany the child.

Audio Production Studio
Tue, Oct 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Discover the magic of live sound. Use a live mixer, microphones and speakers to record, mix and playback audio. Learn to route an audio signal from a microphone through the mixer to speakers or a USB flash drive. Required Skills: Understanding of basic microphone theory and terminology, including transducer types and polar patterns. Ability to set up and tear down microphones and equipment. Recommended Prerequisites: Microphone Theory Levels 1 and 2, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Purple Room
Tue, Oct 31, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks. Recommended Audience: Adult

Melrose Classroom
Tue, Oct 31, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Take your video to the next level! Discover how to use the arcs principle to animation photographs, and how to use the moving camera tool to follow the action on the screen.

Club Central
Tue, Oct 31, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Audio Production Studio
Tue, Oct 31, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Mix live sound. Use a live mixer and outboard gear to get the perfect sound for your next event. Learn the basics of signal flow, apply internal and external effects and group channels to create the ultimate live mix. Required Skills: Understanding of basic microphone theory and terminology, including transducer types and polar patterns. Ability to set up and tear down microphones and equipment. Recommended Prerequisites: Microphone Theory Levels 1 and 2, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Photo Studio
Tue, Oct 31, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses. This class helps prepare students for the Photo Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Tue, Oct 31, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it. Recommended Audience: Adult

Melrose Classroom
Tue, Oct 31, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Do you want to master Adobe After Effects in post production? Let us help! A Video instructor will be available to assist you in this open lab. Please note: questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes offered at the Adobe classes. Recommended Audience: Adult

Red Room
Tue, Oct 31, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. Add fades to create polished audio and export the final result. Required Skills: Ability to navigate within Pro Tools and use basic tools, such as the Zoom tool. Understanding of the physics of sound and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth. Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Level 1 and Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering

Photo Studio
Tue, Oct 31, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops. This class helps prepare students for the Photo Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Tue, Oct 31, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Are you stuck on a Wordpress-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab. Please note: Software questions are handled based on the topics discussed in the Wordpress classes offered at the Library. Recommended Audience: Adult

Photo Studio
Wed, Nov 01, 9:30am - 10:30am
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects. Learn professional lighting techniques to enhance your photo studio portraits. This class helps prepare students for the Photo Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Wed, Nov 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles. Recommended Audience: Adult

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for hands-on early learning adventures observing science, math and art in a sensory-rich environment. Dress for a mess. Ages 2-4. Seating is limited. Registration recommended.

Sewing Studio
Wed, Nov 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish in this 3-day series. Pattern provided is McCall's Uniform Essentials M2233 for the Chef's Apron.

Photo Studio
Wed, Nov 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits, accessories and a light meter to master four lighting set ups: Butterfly, Clamshell, Split and Loop. This class helps prepare students for the Video Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Wed, Nov 01, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Use the Function Library to find the best fit for your project. Insert financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions. Recommended Audience: Adult

Photo Studio
Wed, Nov 01, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Are you stuck on a photography-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help!

Video Learning Lab
Wed, Nov 01, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Learn how to operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling. Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits and accessories to master three and four point lighting set ups. This class helps prepare students for the Video Assessment.

Purple Room
Wed, Nov 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data. Recommended Audience: Adult

Rescheduled
Wed, Nov 01, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
New date Wednesday, November 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Start crocheting today! Create a unique coaster in your choice of color. Learn to chain, single crochet and how to fasten off your work. No experience necessary. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please provide approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of worsted (medium/size 4) weight yarn and size US I (5.5 mm) crochet hook.

Red Room
Wed, Nov 01, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. Master setting up your session, use common editing tools and effectively manage tracks to begin working like a pro in Pro Tools. Required Skills: Ability to navigate and open programs in the Mac OS X operating system. Basic understanding of physics of sound and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth. Recommended Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Wed, Nov 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Start crocheting today! Create a unique coaster in your choice of color. Learn to chain, single crochet and how to fasten off your work. No experience necessary. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please provide approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of worsted (medium/size 4) weight yarn and size US I (5.5 mm) crochet hook.

Purple Room
Wed, Nov 01, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data. Recommended Audience: Adult

Video Production Studio
Wed, Nov 01, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class. Learn about the Melrose Center's video production equipment, class course track, assessment, and everything leading to and after studio reservations. Orientation ends with a chroma key green screen demo of the ATEM multi-camera switcher. Recommended Audience: Adult

Melrose Classroom
Wed, Nov 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary to take photos. Merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers to bring out the detail and creativity of your work. Recommended Audience: Adult

Video Learning Lab
Wed, Nov 01, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices. This class helps prepare students for the Video Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Wed, Nov 01, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
New to sewing and ready for that first simple project? These easy to make coasters, based on the four square quilt block design, make great gifts for many occasions. They are fast and easy to make and look great on a desk or coffee or table. Learn simple sewing and quilting techniques in this project class. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric. Age requirements: 13 to Adult Recommended Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Ready, Set, Code! club to design your own multi level video game from scratch. Create a storyboard to outline your game, then use real code to bring it to life. This is a multi-day class. The classes run 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from 9/20/2017 to 11/15/2017. Age requirements: 9-12. Capacity: 8. Required Skills: Basic computer.

Red Room
Wed, Nov 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. Add fades to create polished audio and export the final result. Required Skills: Ability to navigate within Pro Tools and use basic tools, such as the Zoom tool. Understanding of the physics of sound and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth. Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Level 1 and Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering

Club Central
Wed, Nov 01, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Melrose Classroom
Wed, Nov 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image?s texture.

Purple Room
Wed, Nov 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn how to apply best practices and techniques to successfully convert a Microsoft Word manuscript into an eBook. Recommended Audience: Adult

Red Room
Wed, Nov 01, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Master key concepts to help shape your sound. Open the wide world of applying audio effects and begin to understand the theory behind building a mix. Learn how audio signals flow through analog, digital and software components to generate sound. Required Skills: Ability to navigate within the Pro Tools and use common editing tools, such as the Smart and Zoom tools. Understanding of the physics of sound and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth. Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Levels 1 and 2, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Albertson Room
Wed, Nov 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Often called the dean of Florida historians, Gary Mormino returns to Orlando presenting on the media and Florida in the years 2000-2016, a time when no novelist could imagine a plot involving the real-life events that took place in the state, Gary Mormino is the Frank E. Duckwall professor emeritus at the University of South Florida. In 2015, he received the Florida Humanities Councils Lifetime Achievement Award in Writing. His books include Land of Sunshine, State of Dreams: A Social History of Modern Florida This series is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

Purple Room
Wed, Nov 01, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Facebook is a great tool for businesses! Create a Facebook page for your business to engage with customers and promote your products and services. Get insider tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your page! Recommended Prerequisite: Facebook: Managing Your Personal Account Recommended Audience: Adults

Photo Studio
Thu, Nov 02, 9:30am - 10:30am
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Video Learning Lab
Thu, Nov 02, 9:30am - 10:30am
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera. This class helps prepare students for the Video Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Canceled
Thu, Nov 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn about the history and development of the computer, the fundamentals of a computer, and the hardware and software components. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Thu, Nov 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish in this 3-day series. Pattern provided is McCall's Uniform Essentials M2233 for the Chef's Apron.

Simulation Lab
Thu, Nov 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Explore a world of possibilities with the latest in virtual reality equipment and software. Learn about the principles of VR technology and major platforms. Discover how you can use the resources available at the library to develop your own virtual reality experiences.

Video Learning Lab
Thu, Nov 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera. This class helps prepare students for the Video Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tech Central
Thu, Nov 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center. Get an overview of the Photography Studio, Video Production Studio, Audio Production Studio, FabLab and Simulation Lab. Explore upcoming classes and workshops and learn about the best practices to maximize your experience. This orientation is free to out-of-county residents, but registration is required. Call 407.835.7323 to register. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted.

Purple Room
Thu, Nov 02, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate within the computer?s interface. Practice using these two devices with hands-on exercises and online resources. Recommended Audience: Adult

Video Production Studio
Thu, Nov 02, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class. Learn about the Melrose Center's video production equipment, class course track, assessment, and everything leading to and after studio reservations. Orientation ends with a chroma key green screen demo of the ATEM multi-camera switcher. Recommended Audience: Adult

Simulation Lab
Thu, Nov 02, 11:45am - 1:15pm
Make a first-person perspective virtual reality game using the Unity game engine and head-mounted displays. Create game objects and mechanics for navigation and interaction. Learn the principles of designing for virtual reality to improve usability and avoid common pitfalls in VR design.

Video Learning Lab
Thu, Nov 02, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Do you want to master the equipment in the Video Studio or need a quick review for the assessment? Let us help! A Video instructor will be available to assist you in this open lab. Please note: questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes offered at the Video Studio. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Thu, Nov 02, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Thu, Nov 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Create a beautiful cabled bookmark. Learn how to use a cable needle to create right and left leaning cables, while practicing pattern reading and basic knitting techniques. Materials: Yarn has been generously donated for each student to create the class project. All other tools and materials will be provided for the duration of the class. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please bring approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of worsted weight yarn (size 4) and size US 8 (5.0 mm) knitting needles and a cable needle.

Simulation Lab
Thu, Nov 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Are you looking the opportunity to get more hands-on practice with Virtual Reality? Or do you have a question related to your home project? Stop in to this Q&A session to receive extra time to use the software/equipment with an instructor to answer some general questions. Recommended Audience: Adult

Audio Production Studio
Thu, Nov 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. This is a prerequisite class to gain access to the Melrose Center Audio Studio. Required Skills: None Recommended Prerequisite: General Orientation for the Melrose Center Recommended Audience: Adults

Blue Room
Thu, Nov 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Animate your world with code. Create custom characters and backgrounds, then write programs to move characters around the world. Learn the basics of computer science with the ScratchJr app.

Club Central
Thu, Nov 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Thu, Nov 02, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Decorate the library with the dynamic art of yarnfiti. Collaborate with other knit and crochet artists to cover the library with colorful squares of fabric. Fiber artists, and aspiring fiber artists, of any skill level art enthusiastically encouraged to participate in the installation of our Yarnfiti Community Art Project. Join us to seam together squares contributed by our community of fiber artists and install the combined works onto the furniture and fixtures of the second floor of the Orlando Public Library.

Fab Lab
Thu, Nov 02, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Ever wanted to introduce electronics to your craft projects? Explore the FabLab in this class which features a hands-on introduction to making. We will create a simple, 20-minute seasonal project while exploring some of the basics of electronics and maker tools. Cost: $2 Space is limited. Being on the payment waiting list does not guarantee a seat. To secure a seat today, please call 407.835.7323 or visit your local library to make payment. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted.

Purple Room
Thu, Nov 02, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Create stunning interactive reports for presentations and analysis. Use Power View Reports to insert data tables, charts and maps onto a seamless canvas. Switch visualizations, filter and summarize data to create reports for interactive viewing.

Sewing Studio
Thu, Nov 02, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. Get hands-on experience as you explore the world of sewing. Age requirements: 13 to Adult
This event is full

Red Room
Thu, Nov 02, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. Use MIDI devices, virtual instruments and specialized tools to create original sounds. Required Skills: Ability to navigate, use tools, and route audio within Pro Tools. Understanding of the physics of sound and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth. Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Levels 1 - 3, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Blue Room
Thu, Nov 02, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Animate stories with code. Create custom characters and backgrounds, then write programs to bring your stories to life with motion and sound. Learn the basics of computer science with the ScratchJr app.

Tech Central
Thu, Nov 02, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Indienomicon is a community banded together and on a mission to bring awareness to the excitement, culture, and incredible talent of the indie developers of Central Florida. Our growing community includes professional game developers, students, hobbyists, and those who just enjoy playing video games. Our meetups are family-friendly and lots of fun! We hold meetups, every first Thursday of the month, to gather and see new games made by local developers.

Purple Room
Thu, Nov 02, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting .Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding. Recommended Audience: Adult

Melrose Classroom
Fri, Nov 03, 9:30am - 11:00am
Start creating top-notch digital video productions. This is an introduction to the basics of editing video footage. Participants start the post production process with Premiere project set up and importing files. Playback shortcuts, and assemble and edit quickly using tools in the Source Monitor and Timeline sequence. The final step is exporting for YouTube! Required Skills: Ability to navigate and open programs in the Mac OS X operating system. Recommended Prerequisite: Computer Basics Level 2 Recommended Audience: Adults

Purple Room
Fri, Nov 03, 9:30am - 11:00am
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags. Recommended Audience: Adult

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Fri, Nov 03, 9:30am - 10:00am
Designed especially for infants from birth to 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Fab Lab
Fri, Nov 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Convert a virtual object into a 3D printable file. Learn the software and settings necessary to 3D print quality objects. Become familiar with 3D print technologies and the technical specifications of consumer printers. Recommended Audience: Adult

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Fri, Nov 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months to 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sewing Studio
Fri, Nov 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish in this 3-day series. Pattern provided is McCall's Uniform Essentials M2233 for the Chef's Apron.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Fri, Nov 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Melrose Classroom
Fri, Nov 03, 11:15am - 12:45pm
Discover a fast way to assemble a video edit by cutting to music. This hands-on class explores the creative aspect of motion picture editing. Learn how to import audio and photographs, set sequence markers to music, and create titles. Explore ?batch rendering? using Adobe Media Encoder to queue multiple presets and/or multiple timelines for creating new video files for YouTube, Vimeo, iPhone and Android devices. Students should bring headphones (with a standard stereo minijack) to better hear their own audio. Required Skills: Ability to navigate and open programs in the Mac OS X operating system. Recommended Prerequisite: Adobe Premiere Level 1 Recommended Audience: Adults

Fab Lab
Fri, Nov 03, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Get a firsthand view of the MakerBot 3D printer in action as it builds an object layer by layer! Draw and design your very own three dimensional objects using an easy-to-use modeling software. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Fri, Nov 03, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, you learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page. Recommended Audience: Adult

Blue Room
Fri, Nov 03, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Edit your video faster and more accurately with Adobe Premiere Pro. Split and trim video clips with precision directly in the timeline using keyboard shortcuts. Learn how to make your video look more professional by adding a wide range of pre-built effects, transitions, titles, and more. Recommended Audience: Adult.

Fab Lab
Fri, Nov 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get a firsthand view of the MakerBot 3D printer in action With easy-to-use 3D modeling software, design and create more complex objects using custom shape and object tools. Learn how to give your 3D objects a realistic look and texture. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Fri, Nov 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Want to take your coding skills to the next level? Learn how to write proper Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) code and format Web pages using external style sheets. Recommended Audience: Adult

Melrose Classroom
Fri, Nov 03, 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Add excitement and life to your movie! Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece. Techniques include using position keyframes for digital camera moves, adding effects like Crop and Horizontal Flip, Green Screen Keying using Ultra Key, and Copy and Paste Attributes to create a dynamic video presentation. Required Skills: Ability to navigate and open programs in the Mac OS X operating system. Recommended Prerequisite: Adobe Premiere Level 2 Recommended Audience: Adults

Photo Studio
Fri, Nov 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects. Learn professional lighting techniques to enhance your photo studio portraits. This class helps prepare students for the Photo Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Fri, Nov 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
What will you create today? Explore, experiment or be entertained. Ages 6-18.

Sewing Studio
Fri, Nov 03, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills? Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library. Bring your projects, questions, and curiosity. A specialized instructor will be available to assist you. You will need to provide your own fabric and thread for projects but all the tools are here for you to work with. Participants are required to wear closed-toe shoes in the sewing studio and follow all safety instructions at all times. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric without assistance. Please note: Questions and assistance are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the sewing classes offered at the Library. What We Have ? A Sewing Instructor to either answer your questions, or point you in the right direction ? Singer Heavy Duty 4452 Sewing Machines ? Large Cutting Tables and Mats Age requirements: Adults; for anyone under the age of 18, guardian must sign waiver and accompany the child.

Melrose Classroom
Fri, Nov 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Transform the look of your videos using color correction techniques in Premiere Pro! Color Correction is a must-learn skill for everyone involved with filmmaking and video production. Learn how to measure image brightness values using a Waveform Monitor, color balance with RGB Parade, and color saturation with a Vectorscope. Note that this class builds upon camera exposure and lighting set up covered in Video Studio Camera and Lens and Video Studio Lighting Techniques. Sign up for those classes! Required Skills: Ability to navigate and open programs in the Mac OS X operating system. Recommended Prerequisite: Adobe Premiere Level 3 Recommended Audience: Adults

Purple Room
Fri, Nov 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages. Recommended Audience: Adult

Red Room
Fri, Nov 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Master your music production skills. Explore advanced production techniques to work with both MIDI and audio clips. Use tempo rulers, conductor tracks, quantizing and transposition to create polished audio within Pro Tools. Required Skills: Ability to navigate, edit, and route audio within Pro Tools. Understanding of the MIDI language and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth. Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Levels 1 - 4, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering Recommended Audience: Adults

Photo Studio
Fri, Nov 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits, accessories and a light meter to master four lighting set ups: Butterfly, Clamshell, Split and Loop. This class helps prepare students for the Video Assessment. Recommended Audience: Adult

Simulation Lab
Sat, Nov 04, 9:30am - 11:30am
This class will introduce you to the basics of modeling, rigging, and animating a 3D character using Blender. With hands on exercises you will learn the production workflow, animation concepts and commonly used tools. With the skill learned, you can bring your ideas to life. Recommended Audience: Adult

Melrose Classroom
Sat, Nov 04, 9:30am - 11:00am
Create a spectacular celestial animation using a few stills and Adobe After Effects. Learn how to import footage, set up a composition, and animate layers using keyframes.

Sat, Nov 04, 9:30am - 10:30am
Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques. Recommended Audience: Adult

Red Room
Sat, Nov 04, 9:30am - 11:30am
Harness the power of Logic Pro X to create amazing music. Explore the interface and begin working with key preferences and controls in this popular application.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
Designed especially for infants from birth to 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Fab Lab
Sat, Nov 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Build and play with Science and Technology at the Melrose Center! Bring your family, bring yourself and see what wonderful things we have to offer. Available resources include littleBits, Snap Circuits, and Lego WeDo. Ages 4-104. Minors under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent.

Sewing Studio
Sat, Nov 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. Get hands-on experience as you explore the world of sewing. Age requirements: 13 to Adult
This event is full

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months to 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Library Central
Sat, Nov 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
The Asian American Heritage Council (AAHC) will recognize Asian-American students for their excellence in academia, community service, preservation of culture, and language during this ceremony. Come and celebrate Asian-American Heritage with special performances.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sat, Nov 04, 10:45am - 11:45am
Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer. Recommended Audience: Adult

Collaboration Station B
Sat, Nov 04, 11:00am - 1:00pm
We talk about Podcasting, podcasting technology, setups, software, services, techniques, tips, and tricks.

Melrose Classroom
Sat, Nov 04, 11:15am - 12:45pm
Explore 3D in Adobe After Effects! Animate layers and extrude type in 3d space to create an otherworldly cinematic animation!

Photo Studio
Sat, Nov 04, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Simulation Lab
Sat, Nov 04, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Are you looking the opportunity to get more hands-on practice with Blender? Or do you have a question related to your home project? Stop in to this Q&A session to receive extra time to use the software/equipment with an instructor to answer some general questions. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Nov 04, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web. Recommended Audience: Adult

Red Room
Sat, Nov 04, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Get your sound right in Logic Pro X. Understand the routing and creation of patches, which is a crucial element in Logic Pro for building your own instruments and sounds. Explore signal flow and routing of MIDI, virtual instruments and audio effects to master creating unique sounds.

Fab Lab
Sat, Nov 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires. Materials Fee: $10 Out of District Fee: $20 (includes classes and materials fee) Space is limited. Being on the payment waiting list does not guarantee a seat. To secure a seat today, please call 407.835.7323 or visit your local library to make payment. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted.

Albertson Room
Sat, Nov 04, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for quiet writing time at your library. Bring a laptop or notebook and write alongside other local writers. National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is an event that encourages authors to write 50,000 words in November. Learn more at nanowrimo.org. All writers are welcome; you don't have to be participating in NaNoWriMo to attend.

Sat, Nov 04, 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you?re looking for. Recommended Audience: Adult

Library Central
Sat, Nov 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Enjoy listening to classical compositions performed by the gifted musicians of the Mini Musicians Club. These young local musicians make a lasting impression with their classical music knowledge.

Melrose Classroom
Sat, Nov 04, 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Build stunning 2D and 3D motion graphics with confidence. Create amazing lower-third animations and adjust a wide variety of text parameters, including Edge Thickness, Light Angle, Light Intensity, position, opacity, rotation, and shadow.

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Animate your world with code. Create custom characters and backgrounds, then write programs to move characters around the world. Learn the basics of computer science with the ScratchJr app.

Audio Production Studio
Sat, Nov 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Record it right the first time. Understand the inner workings of the piano, isolate the best sound and use miking techniques to capture the perfect sound. Required Skills: Understanding of basic microphone theory and terminology, including transducer types and polar patterns. Ability to set up and tear down microphones and equipment. Recommended Prerequisite: Microphone Theory Level 3 Recommended Audience: Adults

Red Room
Sat, Nov 04, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Create beats with MIDI tools in Logic. Use Ultrabeat, a built-in drum machine, to create beats, the perfect the sound with the Step, Piano Roll and Score Editors. Line up notes according to time and scale with quantization tools, then bounce the final track in place.

Sewing Studio
Sat, Nov 04, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills? Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library. Bring your projects, questions, and curiosity. A specialized instructor will be available to assist you. You will need to provide your own fabric and thread for projects but all the tools are here for you to work with. Participants are required to wear closed-toe shoes in the sewing studio and follow all safety instructions at all times. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric without assistance. Please note: Questions and assistance are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the sewing classes offered at the Library. What We Have ? A Sewing Instructor to either answer your questions, or point you in the right direction ? Singer Heavy Duty 4452 Sewing Machines ? Large Cutting Tables and Mats Age requirements: Adults; for anyone under the age of 18, guardian must sign waiver and accompany the child.

Melrose Classroom
Sat, Nov 04, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Take your video to the next level! Discover how to use the arcs principle to animation photographs, and how to use the moving camera tool to follow the action on the screen.

Tech Central
Sat, Nov 04, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center. Get an overview of the Photography Studio, Video Production Studio, Audio Production Studio, FabLab and Simulation Lab. Explore upcoming classes and workshops and learn about the best practices to maximize your experience. This orientation is free to out-of-county residents, but registration is required. Call 407.835.7323 to register. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted.

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 04, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Design a game with code. Choose characters and backgrounds, then program a classic game you can play. Learn the basics of computer science with the Tynker app.

Red Room
Sun, Nov 05, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Find the right dynamic balance for your mix. Use compressors to control the dynamic range across your tracks. Apply key concepts including threshold, ratio, attack and release in hands-on exercises. Required Skills: Ability to navigate within the Pro Tools environment and use common editing and tools and techniques. Understanding of basic signal flow and routing techniques within Pro Tools. Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Levels 1-5 Recommended Audience: Adults and Teens

Blue Room
Sun, Nov 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get Ready, Get Set, Apply! Feeling overwhelmed by the whole idea of applying to college? Register for Rock Your College Applications at the Orlando Public Library. This four-part series will help high school juniors and seniors understand how to search for colleges, as well as prepare and submit applications. Learn about creating a personal application timeline, deciding on and preparing for standardized testing, completing the different types of applications and writing application essays. Discover the wealth of free online and print resources available from OCLS.

Purple Room
Sun, Nov 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Sun, Nov 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Are you stuck on a Wordpress-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab. Please note: Software questions are handled based on the topics discussed in the Wordpress class offered at the Library. Recommended Audience: Adult

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Sun, Nov 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn about the latest home automation gadgets. Control appliances, change the temperature in a room or even see who is at the door with the touch of a button or your voice. Check out our assortment of gadgets and share your own projects with others.

Albertson Room
Sun, Nov 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all trainers! Join the official Orlando Public Library Pokémon League. Click for more information.

Sewing Studio
Sun, Nov 05, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Start knitting today! Create a unique bookmark in your choice of color. Learn casting on, the knit stitch and binding off. No experience necessary. Materials: Yarn has been generously donated for each student to create the class project. All other tools and materials will be provided for the duration of the class. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please bring approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of bulky (size 5) weight yarn and size US 10.5 single point knitting needles.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Mon, Nov 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
First experiences are so incredible to witness! Bring your little one to play, explore, and create art pieces that both you and baby will enjoy. This is a "Mommy or Daddy and me" event. Space is limited, registration is required. Ages 6 months - 18 months.

Purple Room
Mon, Nov 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

Albertson Room
Mon, Nov 06, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Enjoy these movies about fictional and real writers, in honor of National Novel Writing Month. 11/6: Young Adult 11/13: The Hours 11/20: The Door in the Floor 11/27: Bright Star

Purple Room
Mon, Nov 06, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Mon, Nov 06, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Practice creating and formatting spreadsheets using basic formulas and functions. A Technology Trainer will be available to guide you with additional exercises during this session. Please note that questions are handled based on the topics taught in the Microsoft Excel 2016: Levels 1 and 2 classes. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Mon, Nov 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Create a free e-mail account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area. You will also become familiar with commonly used terms and features, and options for using e-mail safely. Please note: E-mail service providers require a mobile phone number for account verification.

Purple Room
Mon, Nov 06, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Learn how to compose and send e-mail messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Mon, Nov 06, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Take the fashion world by storm and start sewing like a pro. Learn to sew your own tote bag from start to finish in this 3-day class series. Each session will be 2 hours.

Club Central
Mon, Nov 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Albertson Room
Mon, Nov 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Bullet Journal is a customizable organization system. This five week workshop will cover An Introduction (November 6), Collections (November 13), Rapid-Logging (November 27), Migration (December 4), and Wrap-Up (December 11). Attendees are encouraged to bring a pen and notebook. Bullet Journal was created by Ryder Carroll. For more information, please visit bulletjournal.com. This event will feature: This introduction to Bullet Journaling will offer a full overview of what the Bullet Journal is, and exactly how it works. Well discuss tools, resources, and create a guideline.

Purple Room
Tue, Nov 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Library Central
Tue, Nov 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Applicants including families from countries all over the world will take the Oath of Allegiance and become United States Citizens presented by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Blue Room
Tue, Nov 07, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Create professional looking websites using Dreamweaver?s graphical user interface. Learn how to create a website without the need for coding or programming. Whether you need a personal, hobby or business website, get creative with Dreamweaver?s simple to use tools for layouts, images, formatting, multimedia and interactivity.

Purple Room
Tue, Nov 07, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Tue, Nov 07, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Microsoft Excel 2016: Levels 3 and 4 Practice Session Practice calculating data using absolute and relative cell references and displaying data to make it more visually appealing . A Technology Trainer will be available to guide you with additional exercises during this session. Please note that questions are handled based on the topics taught in the Microsoft Excel 2016: Levels 3 and 4 classes. Recommended Audience: Adult

Learning Central - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn about various resources to search for jobs and tips/strategies when applying for jobs.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 07, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Publix Aprons Cooking School presents Gobble, Gobble, Cakes! Turkey Cupcakes that is. Chefs from the Cooking School will teach you how to take a plain ol' cupcake and turn it into a magnificent turkey. Ages 8-18. Registration required.

Sewing Studio
Tue, Nov 07, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Take the fashion world by storm and start sewing like a pro. Learn to sew your own tote bag from start to finish in this 3-day class series. Each session will be 2 hours.

Club Central
Tue, Nov 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Sewing Studio
Wed, Nov 08, 9:45am - 10:45am
If you already know how to use a sewing machine, it is time to discover the versatility of using a serger. Get an overview of how a serger works and how to properly and safely use one. Learn to serge simple straight seams. Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes to this class. Skills Required: Participants must be able to properly use a standard sewing machine before attending this class. Age requirements: 13 to Adult Required Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Enjoy a superhero sized storytime with mighty stories and activities. Hero dress up is welcomes. Ages 2-4.

Purple Room
Wed, Nov 08, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Create a program with Python, an easy to learn programming language. Assign variables, input data and develop calculations to make an interactive application. Python can be easy to learn whether you're a first time programmer or you're experienced with other languages. Python is one of the programming languages most often used for Raspberry Pi.

Sewing Studio
Wed, Nov 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Up your sewing game by adding specialty serger stitches to your repertoire. Learn to adjust serger tensions and feeds to work with stretch fabric. Create decorative edges and ruffles on you sewing projects with three simple steps. Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes to this class. Skills Required: Participants must be able to properly use a standard sewing machine before attending this class. Age requirements: 13 to Adult Required Prerequisite: Sewing: Serger Basics Level 1 Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

First Floor Gallery
Wed, Nov 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in for a game of chess at the library on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Chess sets are available for play and rule sheets are provided. All ages.

Blue Room
Wed, Nov 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Design professional layouts and create marketing materials that transform your businesses communications. Develop a magazine catalog using frames, images, graphics and type tools. Learn the fundamentals of Adobe InDesign, a publishing application for print publications, interactive PDF documents, digital magazines, and EPUBs. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Nov 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Add new stitches to your repertoire! The double and half double crochet stitches are great for blankets, hats, scarves and sweaters. Create a mug rug using these two new stitches. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please provide approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of worsted (medium/size 4) weight yarn and size US I (5.5 mm) crochet hook.

Wed, Nov 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn about the Foundation Center's online resources such as GrantSpace.org (website), Foundation Grants to Individuals (database), Foundation Directory Online - Professional (database) and how you may use these sources of grant information. Monthly sessions meet on the fourth floor of the Orlando Public Library (downtown) in Room 437. RSVP 407-835-7323

Sewing Studio
Wed, Nov 08, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Take the fashion world by storm and start sewing like a pro. Learn to sew your own tote bag from start to finish in this 3-day class series. Each session will be 2 hours.

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 08, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Ready, Set, Code! club to design your own multi level video game from scratch. Create a storyboard to outline your game, then use real code to bring it to life. This is a multi-day class. The classes run 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from 9/20/2017 to 11/15/2017. Age requirements: 9-12. Capacity: 8. Required Skills: Basic computer.

Club Central
Wed, Nov 08, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Albertson Room
Wed, Nov 08, 5:00pm - 7:45pm
Join us for quiet writing time at your library. Bring a laptop or notebook and write alongside other local writers. National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is an event that encourages authors to write 50,000 words in November. Learn more at nanowrimo.org. All writers are welcome; you don't have to be participating in NaNoWriMo to attend.

Purple Room
Thu, Nov 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Simplify complex information through easy-to-understand diagrams. Design and create diagrams to visualize data, network, home, and office layouts. Visio is a powerful diagramming application with many built-in stencil and shape options. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Thu, Nov 09, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Design and create a process flowchart and learn about a flowchart?s structure. Create an organizational chart using an existing file or database and learn how to customize diagrams and export to other applications. Recommended Audience: Adult

Club Central
Thu, Nov 09, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Blue Room
Thu, Nov 09, 5:00pm - 5:20pm
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device. Topics covered in sessions include navigating your device; accessing library WIFI; adjusting device settings; downloading, deleting and updating apps; accessing your existing email account (Required: username and password) and launching the internet. A staff member may refer you to a class if you require in-depth assistance such as, but not limited to, setting up an email account, editing photos and videos, performing internet research, entering personal information and purchasing items online. Please note: some inquires may require further research, so we may not be able to answer every question. Session time is limited to 20 minutes. Recommended Audience: Everyone Recommended Audience: Everyone

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Thu, Nov 09, 5:15pm - 7:45pm
Knit a gorgeous two color shawl. Create Crypto Knitter's Godzilla Shawl in a relaxed social learning environment. An experienced instructor will be available to get you started and help along the way. Practice casting on and basic knit stitches, learn the knit front and back increase, i-cord border accents, and color striping techniques. Required Materials: Students must bring the following materials to complete the project: At least 400 yards worsted weight (size 4) yarn for the main color and at least 200 yards for the contrast color, as well as size US 8 (5.0 mm) 24" circular knitting needles. Note:This pattern is not gauge specific and can be knit with any weight yarn. If using a weight of yarn different from worsted, please adjust needle size according to yarn recommendations.

Blue Room
Thu, Nov 09, 5:25pm - 5:45pm
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device. Topics covered in sessions include navigating your device; accessing library WIFI; adjusting device settings; downloading, deleting and updating apps; accessing your existing email account (Required: username and password) and launching the internet. A staff member may refer you to a class if you require in-depth assistance such as, but not limited to, setting up an email account, editing photos and videos, performing internet research, entering personal information and purchasing items online. Please note: some inquires may require further research, so we may not be able to answer every question. Session time is limited to 20 minutes. Recommended Audience: Everyone Recommended Audience: Everyone

Purple Room
Thu, Nov 09, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Learn publication concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the environment and explore pre-defined templates, formatting options and adding business information. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Thu, Nov 09, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Turn scraps of fabric into beautiful designs using different stitches and stabilizers. Learn three great methods to applique with a sewing machine. We provide fabric for your first time taking this class. If you choose to come to this class more than once, you will need to provide your own fabric. Project Materials: 5 pieces of material that are 6 x 6 1 piece of fabric 20 x 8 (background fabric) 6 x 6 piece of fusible webbing 6 x 6 piece of Heat and Bond 6 x 6 piece of tear away stabilizer 6 x 6 piece of sew in interfacing Skills Required: Must be able to properly use a sewing machine, thread a sewing machine, use an iron and cut fabric. Age requirements: 13 years of age and up. Recommended Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

Blue Room
Thu, Nov 09, 5:50pm - 6:10pm
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device. Topics covered in sessions include navigating your device; accessing library WIFI; adjusting device settings; downloading, deleting and updating apps; accessing your existing email account (Required: username and password) and launching the internet. A staff member may refer you to a class if you require in-depth assistance such as, but not limited to, setting up an email account, editing photos and videos, performing internet research, entering personal information and purchasing items online. Please note: some inquires may require further research, so we may not be able to answer every question. Session time is limited to 20 minutes. Recommended Audience: Everyone Recommended Audience: Everyone

Purple Room
Thu, Nov 09, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Learn how to work with master pages, headers and footers, and how to customize your publications. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Sat, Nov 11, 9:30am - 11:00am
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business or personal finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet. Recommended Audience: Adult

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Designed especially for infants from birth to 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months to 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Purple Room
Sat, Nov 11, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Sat, Nov 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Sat, Nov 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks. Recommended Audience: Adult

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 11, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device. Topics covered in sessions include navigating your device; accessing library WIFI; adjusting device settings; downloading, deleting and updating apps; accessing your existing email account (Required: username and password) and launching the internet. A staff member may refer you to a class if you require in-depth assistance such as, but not limited to, setting up an email account, editing photos and videos, performing internet research, entering personal information and purchasing items online. Please note: some inquires may require further research, so we may not be able to answer every question. Session time is limited to 20 minutes. Recommended Audience: Everyone Recommended Audience: Everyone
This event is full

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 11, 4:55pm - 5:15pm
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device. Topics covered in sessions include navigating your device; accessing library WIFI; adjusting device settings; downloading, deleting and updating apps; accessing your existing email account (Required: username and password) and launching the internet. A staff member may refer you to a class if you require in-depth assistance such as, but not limited to, setting up an email account, editing photos and videos, performing internet research, entering personal information and purchasing items online. Please note: some inquires may require further research, so we may not be able to answer every question. Session time is limited to 20 minutes. Recommended Audience: Everyone Recommended Audience: Everyone
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Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 11, 5:20pm - 5:40pm
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device. Topics covered in sessions include navigating your device; accessing library WIFI; adjusting device settings; downloading, deleting and updating apps; accessing your existing email account (Required: username and password) and launching the internet. A staff member may refer you to a class if you require in-depth assistance such as, but not limited to, setting up an email account, editing photos and videos, performing internet research, entering personal information and purchasing items online. Please note: some inquires may require further research, so we may not be able to answer every question. Session time is limited to 20 minutes. Recommended Audience: Everyone Recommended Audience: Everyone
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Cypress Room
Sun, Nov 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get the best deals for the holidays! Join Perry McCartney of Simple Truth Foundation as he shares how to effectively use coupons, navigate blogs for deals, and make the most of rewards, among other savvy shopping tips.

Albertson Room
Sun, Nov 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Coloring is a great way to relax and unwind while channeling your inner child. Join us for a fun time of creating and coloring. All supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your favorite colored pencils or markers. Ages 18 and up.

Magnolia Room
Sun, Nov 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. Writers of all genres and experience are welcome. Please attend one meeting before submitting a piece for critique.

Blue Room
Mon, Nov 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools. Recommended Audience: Adult

Learning Central - Ask at Desk
Mon, Nov 13, 10:00am - 2:00pm
The CAREERSOURCE OF CENTRAL FLORIDA is coming to the Orlando Public Library on the second Monday of every month from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. CareerSource staff will be onsite to help support individuals needing assistance and identifying challenges during the job search process. This will be a great opportunity for job seekers. Learn more about our partner at www.careersourcecentralflorida.com

Albertson Room
Mon, Nov 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Enjoy these movies about fictional and real writers, in honor of National Novel Writing Month. 11/6: Young Adult 11/13: The Hours 11/20: The Door in the Floor 11/27: Bright Star

Blue Room
Mon, Nov 13, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Mon, Nov 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn presentation concepts and terminology. Learn how to create a basic presentation by using templates, text, and picture files. Use various formatting tools to enhance the look and feel of your presentation. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Mon, Nov 13, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Mon, Nov 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Mon, Nov 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
If you already know how to use a sewing machine, it is time to discover the versatility of using a serger. Get an overview of how a serger works and how to properly and safely use one. Learn to serge simple straight seams. Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes to this class. Skills Required: Participants must be able to properly use a standard sewing machine before attending this class. Age requirements: 13 to Adult Required Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

Club Central
Mon, Nov 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Sewing Studio
Mon, Nov 13, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Start knitting today! Create a unique bookmark in your choice of color. Learn casting on, the knit stitch and binding off. No experience necessary. Materials: Yarn has been generously donated for each student to create the class project. All other tools and materials will be provided for the duration of the class. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please bring approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of bulky (size 5) weight yarn and size US 10.5 single point knitting needles.

Albertson Room
Mon, Nov 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Bullet Journal is a customizable organization system. This five week workshop will cover An Introduction (November 6), Collections (November 13), Rapid-Logging (November 27), Migration (December 4), and Wrap-Up (December 11). Attendees are encouraged to bring a pen and notebook. Bullet Journal was created by Ryder Carroll. For more information, please visit bulletjournal.com. This event will feature: Collections In the second session of the series, we will work on what makes up the bulk of your Bullet Journal by building our Collections. This is great for organizing your lists.

Blue Room
Tue, Nov 14, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Tue, Nov 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn to sew a decorative pillow from start to finish using professional patterns, fabric of your choice and professional sewing machines in this 2-day class series. Each session will be 2 hours.

Blue Room
Tue, Nov 14, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs. Recommended Audience: Adult #Business

Learning Central - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to create and refine your resume to best reflect your qualifications for your ideal job and career.

Blue Room
Tue, Nov 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 14, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Paint chips can be found in every color imaginable. Combine interesting colors and shapes to create unique art. Ages 11-18.

Sewing Studio
Tue, Nov 14, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn sewing techniques for finished seams using sergers. Create a simple hooded sweatshirt from start to finish. Students are must to bring 2 1/2 yards of sweatshirt fleece or knit jersey fabric.
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Blue Room
Tue, Nov 14, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos. Recommended Audience: Adult

Club Central
Tue, Nov 14, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Learn the basic concepts of computer code with Dash the robot. Program your robot to talk, flash lights, and run around the library! No prior coding or robotics knowledge needed. Registration required. Ages 9-12.

Blue Room
Tue, Nov 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Get Ready, Get Set, Apply! Feeling overwhelmed by the whole idea of applying to college? Register for Rock Your College Applications at the Orlando Public Library. This four-part series will help high school juniors and seniors understand how to search for colleges, as well as prepare and submit applications. Learn about creating a personal application timeline, deciding on and preparing for standardized testing, completing the different types of applications and writing application essays. Discover the wealth of free online and print resources available from OCLS.

Sewing Studio
Tue, Nov 14, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Knit a hat you will. Get ready for Star Wars Day with your very own Yoda hat.

Cypress Room
Tue, Nov 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Yamira Lee Johnson, Head Chef and founder of Breaking Bread with Mira and Certified Holistic Life Coach, will demonstrate how to make versatile plantain based dishes your whole family will enjoy.

Purple Room
Wed, Nov 15, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learn database concepts and terminology. Learn flat and relational database concepts and create a simple database with multiple tables. Recommended Audience: Adult

Canceled
Wed, Nov 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn to sew a decorative pillow from start to finish using professional patterns, fabric of your choice and professional sewing machines in this 2-day class series.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Introduce relaxation to your toddler! Although it may not be a quiet event, you will enjoy a calming time with soothing activities and stations. Ages 2–4.

Sewing Studio
Wed, Nov 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn to sew a decorative pillow from start to finish using professional patterns, fabric of your choice and professional sewing machines in this 2-day class series. Each session will be 2 hours.

Purple Room
Wed, Nov 15, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Learn how to create relationship among tables and manipulate data with queries in a database. Recommended Audience: Adult

Blue Room
Wed, Nov 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Take your knowledge of coding to the next level with Object-Oriented Programming. Learn modern application development by defining classes, creating objects and simplifying code. Explore concepts that are fundamental to building iOS, Android and Web applications. Skills learned in this class can be used with any programming language. Required Skills: This class requires experience with basic programming concepts, including variables, strings, and functions. Learn the basics by taking Python Programming, JavaScript Programming, or any other introductory course.

Rescheduled
Wed, Nov 15, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
New date Wednesday, November 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Make lace work a cinch! The triple and double triple crochet stitches are great for lace scarves, shawls and sweaters. Create a lace bookmark using these two new stitches. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please provide approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of worsted (medium/size 4) weight yarn and size US I (5.5 mm) crochet hook.

Wed, Nov 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Make lace work a cinch! The triple and double triple crochet stitches are great for lace scarves, shawls and sweaters. Create a lace bookmark using these two new stitches. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please provide approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of worsted (medium/size 4) weight yarn and size US I (5.5 mm) crochet hook.

Purple Room
Wed, Nov 15, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to create and customize forms and reports using data from tables and queries! You will also add a navigation menu using the Switchboard Manager. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Wed, Nov 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn sewing techniques for finished seams using sergers. Create a simple hooded sweatshirt from start to finish. Students are must to bring 2 1/2 yards of sweatshirt fleece or knit jersey fabric.
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Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Wed, Nov 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Ready, Set, Code! club to design your own multi level video game from scratch. Create a storyboard to outline your game, then use real code to bring it to life. This is a multi-day class. The classes run 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from 9/20/2017 to 11/15/2017. Age requirements: 9-12. Capacity: 8. Required Skills: Basic computer.

Club Central
Wed, Nov 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Sewing Studio
Wed, Nov 15, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Knit a hat you will. Get ready for Star Wars Day with your very own Yoda hat.

Albertson Room
Wed, Nov 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Orange County Regional History Centers research librarian, Adam Ware, will discuss the varied ways the Sunshine State operates in American feeling and memory. Sharing materials that evoke and invent the image of Florida and the pioneers and entrepreneurs who mobilized the concept of Florida to change the course of the states history. This series is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

Magnolia Room
Wed, Nov 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Concept art is used in filmmaking to bring the ideas of screenwriters to life. The art is used to guide the design of the characters, settings, props, wardrobes, and special effects that will be used in the movie. Learn more about the part art plays in the process of film making, and create your own promotional art inspired by the soon to be released Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323. This program is intended for an audience 15 years of age and older.

Purple Room
Thu, Nov 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter.

Papa Bear
Thu, Nov 16, 10:30am - 11:15am
You’re never too young to get your start in the kitchen! Ages 3–5.

Purple Room
Thu, Nov 16, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Albertson Room
Thu, Nov 16, 12:10pm - 1:10pm
This seminar is part of the LIFE Information for Elders series presented by Orange County?s Commission on Aging. Call 407.836.7446 or email officeonaging@ocfl.net to register.

Purple Room
Thu, Nov 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Blue Room
Thu, Nov 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Create complex and attractive designs using shapes, images and text with special effects. Build your new business logo, advertisements, marketing flyers and other illustrations with ease using the vector tools. You will learn to draw and manipulate simple shapes, custom shapes, brush strokes, and text in unique ways. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Thu, Nov 16, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Thu, Nov 16, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Create the ultimate soundtrack for your podcast. Remove unwanted sounds, arrange and mix clips, and accomplish other common sound editing tasks. Learn the basics of advanced digital audio manipulation using this post-production, professional-grade software. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Thu, Nov 16, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn sewing techniques for finished seams using sergers. Create a simple hooded sweatshirt from start to finish. Students are must to bring 2 1/2 yards of sweatshirt fleece or knit jersey fabric.
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Club Central
Thu, Nov 16, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome adventures playing Dungeons and Dragons? and Magic: The Gathering. You've never had an afterschool program like this before!

Tech Central
Thu, Nov 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sharing Inspiration with the Community What is Script Orlando? Script Orlando is a new type of Melrose Center gathering where community-nominated individuals will share with us how they started their career or business, what they do to affect issues in the community, or what inspires them in their work or life. In short, it's a series of talks where community members share their story. Who can participate? The Melrose team will accept nominations from the community (that's YOU!). Nominate a friend, co-worker, family member, or yourself! Nominate an entrepreneur, a retired military person, a school teacher, a student, a mail carrier, an executive or a stay-at-home parent. Nominate someone who inspires you, who has something to say, who is a role model, who is creative, or who is a people connector. Anyone who is nominated and agrees to giving a 15-20 minute presentation may participate. How do I nominate someone? Just fill out the form on the webpage listed below! Our team will contact the individual to let them know they were nominated to speak, who nominated them and why. To nominate someone or volunteer to speak, visit www.ocls.info/scriptorlando.

Melrose Conference Room
Thu, Nov 16, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Microsoft-focused development group. Our goal is to showcase great speakers & content centered around, but not restricted to, the Microsoft.NET stack. We strive to bring together developers from all platforms by holding monthly meetings, Nerd Dinners & an annual Codecamp. Our vision is to collaborate with other tech groups & help build Orlando into a major hub for technology companies & startups.

Sewing Studio
Thu, Nov 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us to make a fun fiber arts project. Create accessories, home decor and toys from fabric and yarn. A new project is introduced each month and requires no prior experience to create. This month upcycle your t-shirts into stylish sailor knot and turban headbands. Attendees will upcycle t-shirts into headbands to take home.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Fri, Nov 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Designed especially for infants from birth to 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Sewing Studio
Fri, Nov 17, 9:45am - 10:45am
If you already know how to use a sewing machine, it is time to discover the versatility of using a serger. Get an overview of how a serger works and how to properly and safely use one. Learn to serge simple straight seams. Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes to this class. Skills Required: Participants must be able to properly use a standard sewing machine before attending this class. Age requirements: 13 to Adult Required Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

Purple Room
Fri, Nov 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn how to create, forward, reply, and add attachments to e-mails. Recommended Audience: Adult

Blue Room
Fri, Nov 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Develop interactive Web pages with rich media content. Students will learn the fundamental of JavaScript and useful techniques to bring a static Web pages to life. The skills learned in this class will lay the foundation for developing not just advanced websites, but interactive video games. Recommended Audience: Adult

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Fri, Nov 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months to 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Fri, Nov 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sewing Studio
Fri, Nov 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Up your sewing game by adding specialty serger stitches to your repertoire. Learn to adjust serger tensions and feeds to work with stretch fabric. Create decorative edges and ruffles on you sewing projects with three simple steps. Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes to this class. Skills Required: Participants must be able to properly use a standard sewing machine before attending this class. Age requirements: 13 to Adult Required Prerequisite: Sewing: Serger Basics Level 1 Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

Library Central
Fri, Nov 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Moogician will butter his way into our hearts as he performs one cheesy trick after the other and milks it for everything he can!

Purple Room
Fri, Nov 17, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Learn how to schedule appointments and set tasks and reminders. Recommended Audience: Adult

Blue Room
Fri, Nov 17, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Dive into the world of developing interactive webpages. Learn the fundamental of PHP, a widely-used programming language for designing web apps. Create your first variable, string, and calculation with PHP. Recommended Audience: Adult

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Fri, Nov 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
What will you create today? Explore, experiment or be entertained. Ages 6-18.

Blue Room
Fri, Nov 17, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Take your webpages coding skills to the next level! Learn how to build dynamic data-driven content with PHP. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Fri, Nov 17, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills? Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library. Bring your projects, questions, and curiosity. A specialized instructor will be available to assist you. You will need to provide your own fabric and thread for projects but all the tools are here for you to work with. Participants are required to wear closed-toe shoes in the sewing studio and follow all safety instructions at all times. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric without assistance. Please note: Questions and assistance are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the sewing classes offered at the Library. What We Have ? A Sewing Instructor to either answer your questions, or point you in the right direction ? Singer Heavy Duty 4452 Sewing Machines ? Large Cutting Tables and Mats Age requirements: Adults; for anyone under the age of 18, guardian must sign waiver and accompany the child.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Designed especially for infants from birth to 18 months, Tiny Tales lasts approximately 15 minutes. The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Sewing Studio
Sat, Nov 18, 9:45am - 10:45am
Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching straight lines.

Purple Room
Sat, Nov 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Create a basic project plan, resource calendar, define resources and task dependencies. This class covers the workspace, different views and the processes in planning, tracking and managing a project. Recommended Audience: Adult

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Designed especially for toddlers 18 months to 3 years, Toddler Time lasts approximately 20 minutes. The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Designed especially for preschoolers ages 3-5, Storybook Fun lasts approximately 25 minutes. The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sewing Studio
Sat, Nov 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Create a simple pocket square. Join us in this basic sewing class and learn to measure, stitch straight seams and stitch around corners.

Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Sat, Nov 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for an introduction to yoga with Maggie Mathwich. Learn poses inspired by your favorite picture books. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 to register Ages 3-6.

Purple Room
Sat, Nov 18, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Manage and track your project more effectively. Learn to work with different task dependency types and explore different options to resolve resource over allocation. Work with sorting and filtering options to improve the viewing and grouping of tasks and create baselines and milestones. View and export various types of reports. Recommended Audience: Adult

Library Central
Sat, Nov 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Enjoy a live performance of scenes from the classic ballet The Nutcracker. To learn more about the Central Florida Ballet, please visit centralfloridaballet.com.

Blue Room
Sat, Nov 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to build a website that responds and adapts to the size of the screen through the use of responsive HTML5 and CSS code. Use web media queries to build a responsive menu and footer and create a content area based on a grid layout. Recommended Audience: Adult

Albertson Room
Sat, Nov 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Embark on an exciting adventure into the world of writing fictional stories in any genre. Your humble tour guide, Peter Telep, author of over forty books, including the new Doc Harrison science fiction series, will help you hone that fiery passion in your soul thats urging you to write. Youll learn to create vivid settings, dynamic characters, and compose dialogue thats crisp and believable. Youll also review classic plot structures like the Heros Journey and screenwriting paradigms (as they apply to fiction). Also learn about the business side of writing and tricks to manage your time and enable your creativity. Q&A and book signing to follow the workshop.

Library Central
Sat, Nov 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy a live performance of scenes from the classic ballet The Nutcracker. To learn more about the Central Florida Ballet, please visit centralfloridaballet.com.

Sewing Studio
Sat, Nov 18, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills? Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library. Bring your projects, questions, and curiosity. A specialized instructor will be available to assist you. You will need to provide your own fabric and thread for projects but all the tools are here for you to work with. Participants are required to wear closed-toe shoes in the sewing studio and follow all safety instructions at all times. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric without assistance. Please note: Questions and assistance are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the sewing classes offered at the Library. What We Have ? A Sewing Instructor to either answer your questions, or point you in the right direction ? Singer Heavy Duty 4452 Sewing Machines ? Large Cutting Tables and Mats Age requirements: Adults; for anyone under the age of 18, guardian must sign waiver and accompany the child.

Blue Room
Sat, Nov 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Looking for an exciting way to promote your business or project? Boost your search engine rankings with an HTML5 landing page optimized with background video! We supply the video and code, you supply your ideas! Bring your own storage so you can take home what you create for further SEO tinkering. This class is ideal for creative professionals and business owners who want to enhance their presence on the Internet. Filmmakers and Web Designers will also find this class useful as an additional way to display their work. Note: This is a starter class using a working template. To further create or customize your own site, please enroll in our Web Design and Development courses. Required Skills: Basic understanding of the Internet and an idea, project, product, and/or service you would like to promote. Recommended Prerequisite: Internet Level 2 Recommended Audience: Adults

Purple Room
Sun, Nov 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get Ready, Get Set, Apply! Feeling overwhelmed by the whole idea of applying to college? Register for Rock Your College Applications at the Orlando Public Library. This four-part series will help high school juniors and seniors understand how to search for colleges, as well as prepare and submit applications. Learn about creating a personal application timeline, deciding on and preparing for standardized testing, completing the different types of applications and writing application essays. Discover the wealth of free online and print resources available from OCLS.

Blue Room
Sun, Nov 19, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to develop a game prototype in this two-part game design workshop. Create your own first-person style video game using the Unity 3D Game Development Tool. Recommended Audience: Adult

Library Central
Sun, Nov 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Often called a space opera, one aspect of the Star Wars films that helped make them such a pop culture phenomenon was composer John Williams' iconic music. This 60-minute multimedia presentation showcases music from all seven movies.

Albertson Room
Sun, Nov 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Ghost Society is an open forum hosted by The Beyond Investigators paranormal team. Come share your personal experiences, learn what?s new in the field, discuss books and shows in a casual and fun atmosphere. Join us every third Sunday of the month as we explore this interesting field.

Magnolia Room
Sun, Nov 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all trainers! Join the official Orlando Public Library Pokémon League. Click for more information.

Purple Room
Sun, Nov 19, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Create a program with Python, an easy to learn programming language. Assign variables, input data and develop calculations to make an interactive application. Python can be easy to learn whether you're a first time programmer or you're experienced with other languages. Python is one of the programming languages most often used for Raspberry Pi.

Sewing Studio
Sun, Nov 19, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Increase your knitting skills. Use increases and decreases to add a delicate edge to your work. Learn yarn overs, the knit two together stitch and pattern reading to create work on the bias. Materials: Yarn has been generously donated for each student to create the class project. All other tools and materials will be provided for the duration of the class. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please bring approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of bulky (size 5) weight yarn and size US 10.5 single point knitting needles.

Purple Room
Mon, Nov 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn about the history and development of the computer, the fundamentals of a computer, and the hardware and software components. Recommended Audience: Adult

Albertson Room
Mon, Nov 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Enjoy these movies about fictional and real writers, in honor of National Novel Writing Month. 11/6: Young Adult 11/13: The Hours 11/20: The Door in the Floor 11/27: Bright Star

Purple Room
Mon, Nov 20, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Mon, Nov 20, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Mon, Nov 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. Get hands-on experience as you explore the world of sewing. Age requirements: 13 to Adult

Mon, Nov 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gaming and homework help collide at the Orlando Public Library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for an awesome adventure playing Dungeons and Dragons™.

Sewing Studio
Mon, Nov 20, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Let us take you to that next level. Join us in this basic sewing class and learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project. Age requirements: 13 to Adult

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Mon, Nov 20, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Increase your knitting skills. Use increases and decreases to add a delicate edge to your work. Learn yarn overs, the knit two together stitch and pattern reading to create work on the bias. Materials: Yarn has been generously donated for each student to create the class project. All other tools and materials will be provided for the duration of the class. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please bring approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of bulky (size 5) weight yarn and size US 10.5 single point knitting needles.

Sewing Studio
Tue, Nov 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Stockings are a must-have for the holidays. Create a custom stocking for yourself or as a gift. Learn to sew a holiday stocking from start to finish in this 3-day camp.

Library Central
Tue, Nov 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Enjoy a kid friendly film fest that celebrates families of all shapes and sizes. All ages.

Purple Room
Tue, Nov 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Tue, Nov 21, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Tue, Nov 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Turn scraps of fabric into beautiful designs using different stitches and stabilizers. Learn three great methods to applique with a sewing machine. We provide fabric for your first time taking this class. If you choose to come to this class more than once, you will need to provide your own fabric. Project Materials: 5 pieces of material that are 6 x 6 1 piece of fabric 20 x 8 (background fabric) 6 x 6 piece of fusible webbing 6 x 6 piece of Heat and Bond 6 x 6 piece of tear away stabilizer 6 x 6 piece of sew in interfacing Skills Required: Must be able to properly use a sewing machine, thread a sewing machine, use an iron and cut fabric. Age requirements: 13 years of age and up. Recommended Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! To register, please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person.

Learning Central - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn tips and tricks on creating the perfect cover or thank you letters.

Purple Room
Tue, Nov 21, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Purple Room
Tue, Nov 21, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sewing Studio
Tue, Nov 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Impress that special someone in your life by wrapping their gift in a handmade gift bag! These gift bags can be made for any occasion. They are fast and easy to make and each one is unique. Learn seam construction and interfacing techniques in this project class. Select locations only. We provide fabric for your first time taking this class/series. If you choose to come to this class/series more than one time, you will need to provide your own fabric. Skills Required: Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams and cut fabric Age requirements: 13 to Adult Recommended Prerequisite: Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine

Learning Cube
Tue, Nov 21, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Hand knitted dishcloths are a great addition to any kitchen. Choose from several patterns and knit in a relaxed, social environment. Ready to try something new?

Technology and Education Center - Ask at Desk
Tue, Nov 21, 5:45pm - 7:45pm
Start crocheting today! Create a unique coaster in your choice of color. Learn to chain, single crochet and how to fasten off your work. No experience necessary. Students have the option of bringing in materials for class. If you elect to provide your own materials, please provide approximately 20 yards (0.35 ounces) of worsted (medium/size 4) weight yarn and size US I (5.5 mm) crochet hook.