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Open Lab: Ask a Tech - Sewing

2019-03-08 15:30:00 2019-03-08 17:30:00 America/New_York Open Lab: Ask a Tech - Sewing 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? Orlando Public Library

Friday, March 08
3:30pm - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-03-08 15:30:00 2019-03-08 17:30:00 America/New_York Open Lab: Ask a Tech - Sewing 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? Orlando Public Library

Orlando Public Library

Sewing Studio

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, fabric and thread, all the tools are here for you to sew. An instructor will be available to assist you.

What We Have ? An Instructor to either answer your questions, or point you in the right direction - Singer Heavy Duty 4452 Sewing Machines - Large Cutting Tables and Mats - Sergers - Computer Embroidery Machines

  • Prerequisites
    • Sewing:Introduction to the Sewing Machine
  • Serger Prerequisites
    • Sewing: Introduction to the Serger
    • Sewing: Threading a Serger
  • Embroidery Machine Prerequisites
    • Sewing: Introduction to Machine Embroidery

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.

*Participants are required to wear closed-toe shoes in the sewing studio and follow all safety instructions at all times.

Age requirements: Adults; for anyone under the age of 18, guardian must sign waiver and accompany the child.

TAGS: | Maker/DIY | Life Skills |

Orlando Public Library

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Jul 15 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

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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

Sat, Jul 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
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.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Sewing Studio
Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching straight lines.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learning Cube
Start your crocheting adventure. Create a bean bag while learning the basics of crocheting, including chaining, the single crochet stitch, finishing and seaming.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Central
Meet Jet Propulsion from the popular PBS KIDS’ animated series “Ready Jet Go!” which airs on WUCF TV.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
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.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Drive a lunar rover around the surface of the Moon and land a space shuttle from low Earth orbit in the VR and Simulation Lab.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Fab Lab
Use a snap-circuit kit in the Fab Lab to build a radio and tune in to the Apollo 11 radio transmission.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Imagine you are witnessing history-making events through virtual reality experiences, expert speakers and hands-on family activities. Presented in partnership with WUCF and the History Center.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Explore the moon with your own "Lunar" Dash Robot as you navigate the moon's surface.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Take your own small steps toward planting the flag on the Moon in the Melrose Video Studio!

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Grab a seat in the Melrose Classroom and create a soundtrack for your space mission using littleBits Synth kits.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Need a photo on the Moon to show all your Earthling friends? Head over to the photo studio! Remember: pics or it didn't happen.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Be a part of the greatest journey ever taken by humankind. Experience this historic event through the eyes of those who lived through it.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Take a virtual journey into space! Learn about the fascinating features of our solar system, identify the differences between planets, and engage in fun interactive activities.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Orbit the 4th floor of the Orlando Public Library and dock at each space station to channel your inner astronaut. All ages welcome!

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
437 - Fourth Floor
Learn about the science of flight and then test your own designs on the library runway.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
First Floor Gallery
Stop by the SEDS-UCF table and learn about the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space's mission to promote the exploration and development of space.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Under the Sea
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Fly around the globe and view famous world landmarks using Google Earth. Also, go beyond the Earth with Google Sky!

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sat, Jul 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Albertson Room
WMFE’s space reporter Brendan Byrne opens up his reporter’s notebook to share his reporting on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing.

Sat, Jul 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Sat, Jul 20, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Sewing Studio
Create a simple pocket square. Join us in this basic sewing class and learn to measure, stitch straight seams and stitch around corners.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jul 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Purple Room
Who wants to go on a safari with Microsoft PowerPoint? Use the mouse to form wild combinations of animals while learning how to create a basic presentation and view your slideshow masterpiece.

Sat, Jul 20, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Cypress Room
Venture to the Lunar Lounge and sample a moon 'mocktail' - while supplies last.

Sat, Jul 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Tech Central
Derek Demeter, Director of the Emil Buehler Planetarium, will investigate the vast history of our moon, from its early history to the lunar landings and scientific discoveries of the 21st century. 

Sat, Jul 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Magnolia & Palm Room - Combined
Relax with a moon 'mocktail' and try your hand at cross stitch...galaxy style!

Sat, Jul 20, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
First Floor Gallery
Stop by the Forida Space Institute table to see meteorites, simulated Moon and asteroid dirt, and don't forget to ask the experts your questions about space travel!

Sat, Jul 20, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Library Central
Learn about the long history of rocketry and it's uses in space travel from the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, SEDS-UCF.

Sat, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albertson Room
What weird and wonderful planets orbit the stars that shine brightly in our night sky? MIT researcher Natalia Guerrero shares TESS’s latest and most exciting exoplanet discoveries.

Sat, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Under the Sea
Find out if your family has what it takes to build a lunar lander capable of getting two mini marshmallow pilots safely to the moons surface.

Sat, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Magnolia & Palm Room - Combined
Relax with a moon 'mocktail' and try your hand at cross stitch...galaxy style!

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learning Cube
Start your crocheting adventure. Create a bean bag while learning the basics of crocheting, including chaining, the single crochet stitch, finishing and seaming.

Sat, Jul 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Sat, Jul 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
Move and shake along with award winning performer and YouTube sensation, Miss Patty! Recommended for toddlers, preschoolers and lower elementary.

Sat, Jul 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Canceled
Sun, Jul 21, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Sun, Jul 21, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
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.

Sun, Jul 21, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Red Room
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. (tic101)
This event is full

Sun, Jul 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sun, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learning Cube
Start your knitting adventure. Create a bean bag while learning the basics of knitting, including casting on, the garter stitch, binding off and seaming.
Registration is now closed

Sun, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Albertson Room
Space out this summer at the library as you color your worries away. You bring the creativity. We’ve got the supplies covered!

Sun, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
Join the Florida Watermelon Queen Avianna Liuzzo for an afternoon of stories, watermelon trivia, games & giveaways! Perfect for the whole family & a wonderful way to enjoy the end of summer vacation.

Canceled
Sun, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn to drive a forklift in lifelike warehouse conditions. Practice moving freight with realistic controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)

Sun, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Magnolia & Palm Room - Combined
Calling all trainers! Join the official Orlando Public Library Pokémon League. Battle with the Pokémon Trading Card Game and more. Trainers of all ages and skill levels welcome.

Sun, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Does your child show interest in becoming a YouTube vlogger, but you don't know where to begin with helping them get started?
This event is full

Sun, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
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.

Sun, Jul 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Purple Room
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages.

Sun, Jul 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Sun, Jul 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
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. (tic101)
This event is full

Sun, Jul 21, 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Blue Room
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.
This event is full

Sun, Jul 21, 4:20pm - 4:40pm
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.

Canceled
Sun, Jul 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.

Sun, Jul 21, 4:40pm - 5:00pm
Blue Room
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.

Mon, Jul 22, 9:15am - 10:15am
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 22, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
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.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create a unique backpack in this 5-day camp.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Audio Production Studio
Experience the media arts with hands-on projects in photography, graphic design, audio production and video production in this 4-day camp. (tic101)
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
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.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Fab Lab
Program a robotic arm to complete a maze and tasks using motors, servos, and microcontrollers. (tic101)
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Explore outer space beyond Earth. Learn about space exploration, identify planets in the solar system based on unique and identifiable features, and engage in fun interactive activities.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Create logos, advertisements, marketing flyers and other illustrations with ease using vector tools. Learn to draw and manipulate simple and custom shapes, brush strokes, and text in unique ways.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Papa Bear
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! Let’s mix and sprinkle fun toppings to make a delicious treat to keep us cool. Adult participation is required. Recommended for preschoolers.

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Albertson Room
Celebrate the "One Giant Leap: A 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Moon Landing" event with these screenings of popular space-themed movies.

Mon, Jul 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Mon, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 22, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 22, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Are you a novice who wants to improve your improv skills? This camp will help build a stronger foundation in the craft of acting. Refine your skills to advance your career to the next level. (tic101)
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fab Lab
Teens who love playing Minecraft will love this class. They will learn to design and draw their very own Minecraft character using 3D modeling software. Select locations only. (tic101)

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Build and program Lego projects with a simple to use computer interface in this camp. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Practice “speaking Shakespeare”. Use tech resources and fun activities to learn about William Shakespeare, then film and edit your own Shakespearean mini-movie.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
Blast off on a movie adventure this summer!

Mon, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Mon, Jul 22, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Use Adobe Photoshop to apply common image editing techniques used to key out a portrait silhouette and modify the background.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Create basic shapes and objects with a free and easy to use 3D design software. Learn to add objects, rotate, scale and snap shapes together.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Create a 3D design using the Polyline and Revolve tools. Then take it to the next level and manipulate multiple objects. Give your 3D designs a realistic look and texture. (tic101)

Tue, Jul 23, 9:00am - 5:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library patrons and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Jul 23, 9:30am - 11:00am
Melrose Classroom
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.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create a unique backpack in this 5-day camp.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Video Production Studio
Experience the media arts with hands-on projects in photography, graphic design, audio production and video production in this 4-day camp. (tic101)
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Have fun with physics! Learn how to use the Algodoo computer program to see how objects react in this physics simulator.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 11:30am
FlexSpace
Knit a lace top perfect for warm weather. Make yours in cotton or linen yarn for a breathable wardrobe staple.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Audio Production Studio
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. (tic101)

Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Fab Lab
Program a robotic arm to complete a maze and tasks using motors, servos, and microcontrollers. (tic101)
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Explore outer space beyond Earth. Learn about space exploration, identify planets in the solar system based on unique and identifiable features, and engage in fun interactive activities.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Central
Feel the beat! Stomp your feet! Clap your hands to rhythms from around the world during this interactive performance from the drumming professionals of 3rd Wheel dot Org.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Make physics fun with Algodoo computer program to design and animate cars.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
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.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Audio Production Studio
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. (tic101)

Tue, Jul 23, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Model, rig and animate a 3D robotic arm!

Tue, Jul 23, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Are you a novice who wants to improve your improv skills? This camp will help build a stronger foundation in the craft of acting. Refine your skills to advance your career to the next level. (tic101)
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fab Lab
Explore the basics of electromagnetism while you build electromagnets and experiment with metal objects. Learn the basic science of electromagnets and how they impact our everyday lives. (tic101)

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Build and program Lego projects with a simple to use computer interface in this camp. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Practice “speaking Shakespeare”. Use tech resources and fun activities to learn about William Shakespeare, then film and edit your own Shakespearean mini-movie.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
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.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Develop a detailed humanoid arm. Learn to extrude, sub-divide and sculpt a 3D mesh.

Tue, Jul 23, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Take 3D design to the next level using the Pattern and Loft tools. Create a complex 3D objects by combining multiple shapes. (tic101)

Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Club Central
Find out what the stars have in store for you in this introduction to astrology with activities and crafts. Recommended for tweens and teens.

Tue, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
Author and freelance editor Alli Martin will teach the basics of writing Steampunk, a sub-genre of science fiction with a focus on steam-powered devices and Victorian-like settings.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create a unique backpack in this 5-day camp.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Photo Studio
Experience the media arts with hands-on projects in photography, graphic design, audio production and video production in this 4-day camp. (tic101)
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Library Central
SteveSongs returns for a very special show, just for you! Seating is limited. Registration required.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Fab Lab
Program a robotic arm to complete a maze and tasks using motors, servos, and microcontrollers. (tic101)
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Explore outer space beyond Earth. Learn about space exploration, identify planets in the solar system based on unique and identifiable features, and engage in fun interactive activities.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
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.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Video Learning Lab
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.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Purple Room
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.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learning Cube
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.

Wed, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Video Learning Lab
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.

Wed, Jul 24, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fab Lab
Explore the basics of radio electronics while you learn the basic science of radio waves and build a functioning AM or FM radio using Snap Circuits. (tic101)

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sewing Studio
Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching straight lines.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Are you a novice who wants to improve your improv skills? This camp will help build a stronger foundation in the craft of acting. Refine your skills to advance your career to the next level. (tic101)
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Build and program Lego projects with a simple to use computer interface in this camp. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Practice “speaking Shakespeare”. Use tech resources and fun activities to learn about William Shakespeare, then film and edit your own Shakespearean mini-movie.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
This class will introduce you to the basics of modeling, rigging, and animating a 3D character using Blender.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Let your artistic light shine at the library as you recreate Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night! Recommended for families.

Wed, Jul 24, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 24, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Sewing Studio
Create a simple pocket square. Join us in this basic sewing class and learn to measure, stitch straight seams and stitch around corners.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Red Room
Turn your ideas into reality with Ableton Live. Live is made for music creation and performance with fast, fluid and flexible options.

Wed, Jul 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
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. (tic101)

Wed, Jul 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learning Cube
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 24, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Wed, Jul 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
FlexSpace
Contribute your crochet and knitting talents to the annual Yarnfiti Community Art Project. Join us in crafting an undersea paradise out of yarn complete with undersea plants, animals and corals.

Wed, Jul 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time knitting or crocheting while mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Wed, Jul 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Make and program a dazzling multicolored ambient light display. Learn how to program an Arduino to fade LEDs and control RGB lighting. (tic101)

Wed, Jul 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
Terry Gilliam is best known for his work with the British sketch comedy group Monty Python. Learn about his life and create your own art inspired by his work. Registration Required. Ages 15 and older.

Thu, Jul 25, 9:30am - 10:30am
Audio Production Studio
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. (tic101)
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create a unique backpack in this 5-day camp.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Melrose Classroom
Experience the media arts with hands-on projects in photography, graphic design, audio production and video production in this 4-day camp. (tic101)
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 7:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library patrons and assist with social and government services.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 11:30am
Purple Room
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.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Video Learning Lab
Shoot smooth and steady video. Operate camera stabilizers and gimbals to shoot video. Navigate external monitor settings of the DJI Osmo+ and practice handheld camera stabilizing techniques.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Fab Lab
Program a robotic arm to complete a maze and tasks using motors, servos, and microcontrollers. (tic101)
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Central
Mankind has always been fascinated with the skies, the stars and reaching new heights! This theatrical production explore the stories of flight. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Audio Production Studio
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. (tic101)

Thu, Jul 25, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Video Learning Lab
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

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Jul 25, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
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. (tic101)

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fab Lab
Build electronic models that recreate space technology. Learn how power, sensors and output devices can be combined to construct machines used in space exploration and research.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Practice “speaking Shakespeare”. Use tech resources and fun activities to learn about William Shakespeare, then film and edit your own Shakespearean mini-movie.

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ready for your first sewing project or just want to make a unique potholder for your kitchen? Learn to make a simple and easy potholder with fabric and batting.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to draw using a pen tablet. No drawing experience required.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Jul 25, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Purple Room
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

Thu, Jul 25, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Join Mayor Buddy's Book Club weekly discussion group to talk, meet other book club members, share experiences, and have fun. Recommended for upper elementary, tween and teen.

Thu, Jul 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to paint a landscape using a pen tablet. No painting experience required.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Thu, Jul 25, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
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. (tic101)

Thu, Jul 25, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Purple Room
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.

Thu, Jul 25, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Orlando Musicians and Poets: 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.

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Central
Crochet a granny square top perfect for warm weather. Make yours in cotton or linen yarn for a breathable staple for your wardrobe.

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
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. (tic101)

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Make and program a digital button counter, and a dynamic light level sensing display. Learn how to interface an Arduino with a seven-segment digit display to show numbers and characters. (tic101)

Thu, Jul 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
Learn how to analyze your work and prioritize issues by breaking down tasks for revision rounds from editor Racquel Henry and Arielle Haughee, author of The Complete Revision Workbook for Writers.

Fri, Jul 26, 9:30am - 11:30am
Red Room
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. (tic101)

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create a unique backpack in this 5-day camp.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Melrose Classroom
Create a logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a brand logo using vector graphics tools. (tic101)

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Explore modern technologies that are used in animating cartoon characters in movies and video games.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Blue Room
Create a website with WordPress. Customize the appearance and layout of your site to get the look you want by using a wide selection of free design options.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 11:30am
Video Learning Lab
Love shooting videos on your mobile device? Want to bump up your video skills a notch? Learn the 7 basic techniques to enhance your mobile videos.

Fri, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Fab Lab
Program a robotic arm to complete a maze and tasks using motors, servos, and microcontrollers. (tic101)
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
How far will your rocket fly?! Come learn about how astronauts go into space and build a rocket of your own.

Fri, Jul 26, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Fri, Jul 26, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Use the advanced manipulation and blending features of this professional-grade software to design and edit graphics and images.

Fri, Jul 26, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Jul 26, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Red Room
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. (tic101)

Fri, Jul 26, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Purple Room
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Fri, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Jul 26, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Fab Lab
Build electronic models that solve real world problems. Learn how power, sensors and output devices can be combined to construct machines that react to their surroundings.

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
Let's Huff and Puff and make storytelling more exciting! Use PowerPoint to animate The Three Little Pigs as an interactive story.

Fri, Jul 26, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learning Cube
Create awesome photo mash-ups in Adobe Photoshop! Learn how to use basic tools, brushes, and the concepts of layers and background removal.

Fri, Jul 26, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Red Room
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. (tic101)

Canceled
Fri, Jul 26, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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. (tic101)

Fri, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Test your skills and complete missions to see if you have what it takes to blast off into space. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Fri, Jul 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
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.

Fri, Jul 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Purple Room
Bring your ideas to life. Draw and animate shapes in Microsoft PowerPoint. Combine shapes into pictures, then use simple formatting, transition and animation tools.

Fri, Jul 26, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn to drive a forklift in lifelike warehouse conditions. Practice moving freight with realistic controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)

Fri, Jul 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Are you stuck on a photography-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help!

Sat, Jul 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
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.

Sat, Jul 27, 9:30am - 10:30am
437 - Fourth Floor
You’ve landed an interview! Now what? Get tips that will help you to practice and prepare, and to write a memorable thank you letter.

Sat, Jul 27, 9:30am - 10:30am
Melrose Classroom
Turn scanned drawings into sleek vector graphics. Apply several design techniques and use common editing tools to trace and color artwork as well as manage objects and layers.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 27, 9:30am - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects? We have the equipment and tools, you bring your materials and projects! (tic101)

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learning Cube
Start your crocheting adventure. Create a bean bag while learning the basics of crocheting, including chaining, the single crochet stitch, finishing and seaming.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
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.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)

Canceled
Sat, Jul 27, 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. (tic101)

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Under the Sea
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
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.

Sat, Jul 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Design professional-looking stationery using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange text and image assets and use masks, transparency, and blending modes to create eye-catching designs.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 27, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Under the Sea
Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a lovable, furry listener. Be An Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry presents this reading program for children with certified therapy dogs.

Sat, Jul 27, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Jul 27, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Red Room
Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. (tic101)

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learning Cube
Start your crocheting adventure. Create a bean bag while learning the basics of crocheting, including chaining, the single crochet stitch, finishing and seaming.

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Video Learning Lab
Whether you want to improve your public speaking skills, enhance your on-camera skills or curious about the world of acting for video, this class is for you.
This event is full

Canceled
Sat, Jul 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Keep warm and stylish with a textured shawl. Learn seven new stitch patterns as you crochet a shawl with shifting textures and a scalloped edge.

Sat, Jul 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Choose your materials, create your design and build you own rocket. Bring your imagination and we will supply the rest! Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Sat, Jul 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Sat, Jul 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Video Learning Lab
Students will be introduced to basic terms and directions used on film and video sets. They will put these terms into practice as they rehearse and record a short scene.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 27, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Red Room
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. (tic101)

Sat, Jul 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sun, Jul 28, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Jul 28, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Jul 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sun, Jul 28, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Jul 28, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
Dive into the world of developing interactive webpages. Learn the fundamental of PHP, a widely-used programming language for designing web apps.

Sun, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Blue Room
Ever dreamed of making your own video game? Now you can with The Games Factory 2, it provides everything you need to create cool computer games.

Sun, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albertson Room
How well do you know your SCI-FI movies? Prove your skills with OCLS’ Sci-Fi Movie Trivia contest. The winner will not only leave with bragging rights, but a fun prize too!

Sun, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Red Room
Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. (tic101)

Sun, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Video Learning Lab
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 event is full

Sun, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.

Sun, Jul 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Blue Room
Take your skills even further and learn more about using The Games Factory 2 and make another fun computer game.

Sun, Jul 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Video Learning Lab
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.

Sun, Jul 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Purple Room
Take your webpages coding skills to the next level! Learn how to build dynamic data-driven content with PHP. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sun, Jul 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Sun, Jul 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Creative Workspace
Join us for a games session to understand the basics of improv while having some fun in a supportive environment.

Sun, Jul 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Red Room
Master your music production skills. Explore advanced production techniques to work with both MIDI and audio clips. (tic101)

Sun, Jul 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
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.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Make a simple zippered organizer to store school supplies, make-up or for travel! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. This is a 3-day camp.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Fab Lab
Go from idea to invention with a hands-on camp in electronics, basic engineering and robotics. (tic101)
This event is full

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Audio Production Studio
Explore the process of sound design and creating sound effects in movie post-production. Learn from the ground up how to create and perform the sound of a lightsaber.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
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.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Journey into the past, to the Age of Dinosaurs. Learn about the theory of evolution according to science, research Mesozoic era dinosaurs and discover prehistoric animals that still exist today.

Mon, Jul 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Mon, Jul 29, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Albertson Room
Celebrate the "One Giant Leap: A 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Moon Landing" event with these screenings of popular space-themed movies.

Mon, Jul 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Mon, Jul 29, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Mon, Jul 29, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 29, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Purple Room
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.

Mon, Jul 29, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Fab Lab
Build a remote-controlled submersible using simple electronics, pvc piping and connectors. Test your submersible controls and ballast in an aquatic environment. (tic101)
This event is full

Mon, Jul 29, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Red Room
Create the perfect soundtrack. Add dialogue, sound effects and music to an animated film. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Kickstart your coding skills with interactive websites. Use PHP to add dynamic content to a webpage. Learn to think with mathematical precision while interacting with fun programming concepts.

Mon, Jul 29, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
Blast off on a movie adventure this summer!

Mon, Jul 29, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

Mon, Jul 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Video Learning Lab
Whether you want to improve your public speaking skills, enhance your on-camera skills or are curious about the world of acting for video, this class is for you.

Mon, Jul 29, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Jul 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Learning Lab
Students will be introduced to basic terms and directions used on film and video sets. They will put these terms into practice as they rehearse and record a short scene.

Mon, Jul 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Melrose Classroom
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.

Mon, Jul 29, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 29, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Learn database concepts and terminology. Learn flat and relational database concepts and create a simple database with multiple tables. Recommended Audience: Adult

Mon, Jul 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Discover the magic of live sound. Use a live mixer, microphones and speakers to record, mix and playback audio. (tic101)

Canceled
Mon, Jul 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Discover the magic of live sound. Use a live mixer, microphones and speakers to record, mix and playback audio. (tic101)

Mon, Jul 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
Ready, set, go! In teams of two, race against the clock to finish a 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle. Winners get their completed project hung in the library for all to see!

Tue, Jul 30, 9:00am - 5:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library patrons and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Make a simple zippered organizer to store school supplies, make-up or for travel! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. This is a 3-day camp.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Fab Lab
Go from idea to invention with a hands-on camp in electronics, basic engineering and robotics. (tic101)
This event is full

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Melrose Classroom
Turn scanned drawings into sleek vector graphics. Apply several design techniques and use common editing tools to trace and color artwork as well as manage objects and layers.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Does your child show interest in becoming a YouTube vlogger, but you don't know where to begin with helping them get started?
This event is full

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:30am
FlexSpace
Knit a lace top perfect for warm weather. Make yours in cotton or linen yarn for a breathable wardrobe staple.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Start your programming adventure with the basics. Create a mobile web app while learning key concepts, including algorithms, programs, events and debugging.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Central
Travel to space with Professor DoDad and discover the solar system, space travel, gravity, stars and so much more with experiments, original music, learning and laughs!

Tue, Jul 30, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Journey into the past, to the Age of Dinosaurs. Learn about the theory of evolution according to science, research Mesozoic era dinosaurs and discover prehistoric animals that still exist today.

Tue, Jul 30, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Design professional-looking stationery using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange text and image assets and use masks, transparency, and blending modes to create eye-catching designs.

Tue, Jul 30, 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Blue Room
Interested in how video games are created? Create your own first-person style video game using the Unity 3D Game Development Tool.

Tue, Jul 30, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Purple Room
Continue your programming adventure with the fundamentals. Create a mobile web app while learning key concepts, including inputs and variables.

Tue, Jul 30, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 30, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Fab Lab
Build a remote-controlled submersible using simple electronics, pvc piping and connectors. Test your submersible controls and ballast in an aquatic environment. (tic101)
This event is full

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Create the perfect soundtrack. Add dialogue, sound effects and music to an animated film. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Kickstart your coding skills with interactive websites. Use PHP to add dynamic content to a webpage. Learn to think with mathematical precision while interacting with fun programming concepts.

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Build and program Lego projects with a simple to use computer interface in this camp. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Discover the world of motion capture animation. Using the Perception Neuron motion capture suit and Axis Neuron software, learn techniques to record, edit and export motion capture data.

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Learning Lab
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.

Tue, Jul 30, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Animate a digital character using motion capture data. Learn how to create, define and edit a character's skeletal structure using Maya's HumanIK Solver.

Tue, Jul 30, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Blue Room
Interested in how video games are created? Create your own first-person style video game using the Unity 3D Game Development Tool.

Tue, Jul 30, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Video Learning Lab
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Tue, Jul 30, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to create relationship among tables and manipulate data with queries in a database.

Tue, Jul 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Mix live sound. Use a live mixer and outboard gear to get the perfect sound for your next event. (tic101)

Tue, Jul 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jul 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
It’s time to win fantastic prizes like bicycles, gift certificates and more! Enjoy pizza and fun before we draw entries for the grand prize drawing. Must be present and between ages 11–18 to win.

Wed, Jul 31, 9:30am - 10:30am
Photo Studio
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 event is full

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Make a simple zippered organizer to store school supplies, make-up or for travel! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. This is a 3-day camp.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Fab Lab
Go from idea to invention with a hands-on camp in electronics, basic engineering and robotics. (tic101)
This event is full

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
Will it stick, or won't it stick? Experiment with the awesome power of magnets. Recommended for preschoolers.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Journey into the past, to the Age of Dinosaurs. Learn about the theory of evolution according to science, research Mesozoic era dinosaurs and discover prehistoric animals that still exist today.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
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.

Wed, Jul 31, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 31, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Fab Lab
Build a remote-controlled submersible using simple electronics, pvc piping and connectors. Test your submersible controls and ballast in an aquatic environment. (tic101)
This event is full

Wed, Jul 31, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Red Room
Create the perfect soundtrack. Add dialogue, sound effects and music to an animated film. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Conference Room
Explore the basics of radio electronics while you learn the basic science of radio waves and build a functioning AM or FM radio using Snap Circuits. (tic101)

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Kickstart your coding skills with interactive websites. Use PHP to add dynamic content to a webpage. Learn to think with mathematical precision while interacting with fun programming concepts.

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Build and program Lego projects with a simple to use computer interface in this camp. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 31, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Papa Bear
3...2...1...blast off! Get your Rover ready and explore the Red Planet. Recommended for lower and upper elementary

Wed, Jul 31, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 31, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 31, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 31, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Blue Room
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.

Wed, Jul 31, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 31, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learning Cube
Contribute your crochet and knitting talents to the annual Yarnfiti Community Art Project. Join us in crafting an undersea paradise out of yarn complete with undersea plants, animals and corals.

Wed, Jul 31, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 31, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Purple Room
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.

Wed, Jul 31, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time knitting or crocheting while mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Wed, Jul 31, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jul 31, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cypress Room
Join Chef Karen Ross of Karen’s Creative Cuisines and learn how easy it is to make Sausage and Sundried Tomato Pasta in one pot. Also see how to make Mascarpone Stuffed Dates.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 9:30am - 11:00am
Melrose Classroom
Start creating top-notch digital video productions. This is an introduction to the basics of editing video footage.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Fab Lab
Go from idea to invention with a hands-on camp in electronics, basic engineering and robotics. (tic101)
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 7:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library patrons and assist with social and government services.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Audio Production Studio
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. (tic101)

Thu, Aug 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Central
Get ready to laugh out loud and be amazed by the jumping, joking and juggling, JiggleMan! Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Thu, Aug 01, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Thu, Aug 01, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
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.

Thu, Aug 01, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Melrose Classroom
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.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Determine what components need to be accessed to control specific behaviors in a game. Learn how to initialize variables and implement custom functions.

Thu, Aug 01, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Add excitement and life to your movie! Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sewing Studio
Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching straight lines.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Red Room
Create the perfect soundtrack. Add dialogue, sound effects and music to an animated film. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Build and program Lego projects with a simple to use computer interface in this camp. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Aug 01, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Fab Lab
Create basic shapes and objects with a free and easy to use 3D design software. Learn to add objects, rotate, scale and snap shapes together.

Thu, Aug 01, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Aug 01, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Sewing Studio
Create a simple pocket square. Join us in this basic sewing class and learn to measure, stitch straight seams and stitch around corners.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
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.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Create a 3D design using the Polyline and Revolve tools. Then take it to the next level and manipulate multiple objects. Give your 3D designs a realistic look and texture. (tic101)

Thu, Aug 01, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Aug 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
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. (tic101)

Thu, Aug 01, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Thu, Aug 01, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Create detailed sculptures in a digital environment. Learn to use Sculptris and the intuitive brushes and tools to create amazing artwork which can be 3D printed. (tic101)

Thu, Aug 01, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tech Central
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. (tic101)

Thu, Aug 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Audio Production Studio
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. (tic101)

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Fab Lab
Explore the basics of electromagnetism while you build and experiment with metal objects using Snap Circuits. Learn the basic science of electromagnets & how they impact our everyday lives.

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.
This event is full

Fri, Aug 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Can you survive on Mars? Design and create your very own Mars shelter built to withstand the harsh conditions of the Red Planet. Recommended for preschoolers.

Fri, Aug 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Albertson Room
Space out this summer at the library as color your worries away. You bring the creativity. We’ve got the supplies covered! Space is limited, registration required.

Fri, Aug 02, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Aug 02, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Aug 02, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Use pen and tablet technology to color stunning digital images that feature favorite characters from favorite pop culture references. This class is presented in a fun, casual atmosphere. (tic101)

Fri, Aug 02, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Red Room
Create the perfect soundtrack. Add dialogue, sound effects and music to an animated film. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Aug 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
What will you create today? Explore, experiment or be entertained. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

Fri, Aug 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
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.

Fri, Aug 02, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Video Learning Lab
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.

Fri, Aug 02, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Aug 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Drive a Hydraulic Excavator in lifelike construction site conditions. Practice digging trenches & driving with realistic controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment & software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Aug 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.

Sat, Aug 03, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
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.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
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.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Create and play fun games with Microsoft Excel. Learn about the basics of spreadsheets while playing a version of the classic game Battleship.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your family to build and play with science and technology at the Melrose Center! Available resources include littleBits, Snap Circuits, and K'NEX. (tic101)

Sat, Aug 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Under the Sea
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Sat, Aug 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Video Learning Lab
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.

Sat, Aug 03, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Aug 03, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects? We have the equipment and tools, you bring your materials and projects! (tic101)

Sat, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
It's time to celebrate all the fun you had this summer. Bring your Prize Pass to enter the Grand Prize Drawing and see if you are one of the lucky winners! Ages 6–12.

Sat, Aug 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Aug 03, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Orlando favorites Meka Nism have released three EPs and toured with some of the biggest names in metal. See them record in the audio studio. Seats open July 7 at ocls.info/melroseinthemix.

Sat, Aug 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sat, Aug 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.

Sun, Aug 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sun, Aug 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Albertson Room
The Ghost Society is an open forum hosted by The Beyond Investigators paranormal team. Share your personal experiences, learn what's new in the field & discuss books and shows in a casual atmosphere.

Sun, Aug 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Magnolia & Palm Room - Combined
Calling all trainers! Join the official Orlando Public Library Pokémon League. Battle with the Pokémon Trading Card Game and more. Trainers of all ages and skill levels welcome.

Sun, Aug 04, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Orlando experimental street metal band Demon**** perform and record in the Melrose Center Audio Studio. Registration opens July 7 at ocls.info/melroseinthemix. (tic101)

Sun, Aug 04, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cypress Room
Meet up with other fountain pen enthusiasts each month as we learn new things and explore our favorite hobby. We will discuss everything from nib to paper. Let’s slow down and write.

Sun, Aug 04, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Sun, Aug 04, 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Blue Room
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.
This event is full

Sun, Aug 04, 4:20pm - 4:40pm
Blue Room
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.
This event is full

Sun, Aug 04, 4:40pm - 5:00pm
Blue Room
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.

Mon, Aug 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
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.

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
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.

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Mama Bear
Interact with your little one as they play in their surroundings, stimulate their senses and become little explorers! This class requires adult participation and floor blankets are encouraged.

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
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.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Aug 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Mon, Aug 05, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Aug 05, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Aug 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
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.

Mon, Aug 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
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.

Mon, Aug 05, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Aug 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.

Mon, Aug 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Mon, Aug 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Start knitting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a colorful bookmark.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 06, 9:00am - 5:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library patrons and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Aug 06, 9:30am - 10:30am
Melrose Classroom
Turn scanned drawings into sleek vector graphics. Apply several design techniques and use common editing tools to trace and color artwork as well as manage objects and layers.

Tue, Aug 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learning Cube
Knit a lace top perfect for warm weather. Make yours in cotton or linen yarn for a breathable wardrobe staple.

Tue, Aug 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Aug 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Design professional-looking stationery using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange text and image assets and use masks, transparency, and blending modes to create eye-catching designs.

Tue, Aug 06, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Aug 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore the benefits of having a defined and consistent visual design style. Use a variety of tools and techniques to apply styles such as watercolor, flat, outline and more.

Tue, Aug 06, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Tue, Aug 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Let's go green and make your own shopping bags. These bags are quick and easy to make and fat quarter friendly. Students must bring their own fabric. See description for details.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 06, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
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.

Tue, Aug 06, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Aug 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
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.

Tue, Aug 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Build a custom quilt block by block. Join us each month for a new design, come for one class or take them all. At the end of the year you will have a complete project perfect for keeping warm.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Photo Studio
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.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 11:30am
Melrose Classroom
Scripts make arranging events in gameplay and responding to input from a user possible. Control the physical behaviors of game objects using C-sharp scripts in Unity.

Rescheduled
Wed, Aug 07, 11:00am - 3:00pm
New date Wednesday, August 14, 11:00am - 2:00pm
The African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida hosts an event for small business members to meet with each other & members of the community. Learn about the AACCCF & what they can offer.

Wed, Aug 07, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Wed, Aug 07, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Let's go green and make your own shopping bags. These bags are quick and easy to make and fat quarter friendly. Students must bring their own fabric. See description for details.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to draw using a pen tablet. No drawing experience required.

Wed, Aug 07, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to paint a landscape using a pen tablet. No painting experience required.

Wed, Aug 07, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learning Cube
Contribute your crochet and knitting talents to the annual Yarnfiti Community Art Project. Join us in crafting an undersea paradise out of yarn complete with undersea plants, animals and corals.

Wed, Aug 07, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Aug 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time knitting or crocheting while mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Wed, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
Enjoy tea education for everyone from non-tea drinkers, to those who have drank tea their whole life. Taste two teas and learn about the history of tea, fun facts and different teas.

Thu, Aug 08, 9:30am - 10:30am
Photo Studio
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.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 7:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library patrons and assist with social and government services.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learning Cube
Start crocheting today! Learn to chain and single crochet to create your first project.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Aug 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Are you stuck on a photography-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help!

Thu, Aug 08, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Let's go green and make your own shopping bags. These bags are quick and easy to make and fat quarter friendly. Students must bring their own fabric. See description for details.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Explore a world of possibilities with the latest in virtual reality equipment and software. Learn about the principles of VR technology and major platforms.

Thu, Aug 08, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Aug 08, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Join Mayor Buddy's Book Club weekly discussion group to talk, meet other book club members, share experiences, and have fun. Recommended for upper elementary, tween and teen.

Thu, Aug 08, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Aug 08, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Simulation Lab
Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game. (tic101)

Thu, Aug 08, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
Perfect backpack for that trip to the beach or just a day out on the town. Make a backpack from a selection of 3 easy to make styles. Students are required to bring fabric. This is a 3-day class.

Fri, Aug 09, 9:30am - 10:30am
Sewing Studio
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.
This event is full

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Aug 09, 10:45am - 12:15pm
Sewing Studio
Sergers can perform many different types of stitches as long as you know how to thread them properly. Learn to thread paths for upper and lower loopers, and for both needles.
This event is full

Fri, Aug 09, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Aug 09, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Aug 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
This class will introduce you to the basics of modeling, rigging, and animating a 3D character using Blender.

Fri, Aug 09, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Aug 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Aug 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
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.

Sat, Aug 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
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.

Sat, Aug 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Aug 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sat, Aug 10, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Aug 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
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.

Sat, Aug 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
Hear a selection of march music by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Schubert, Tchaikovsky and John Philip Sousa along with excerpts from operas and musicals.

Sat, Aug 10, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Papa Bear
Go back to school in style by making a statement with new decorations for your backpack. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Sat, Aug 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
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.

Sat, Aug 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
In association with Swamburger Presents, nationally acclaimed Seattle-based rapper Onry Ozzborn performs at the Melrose Center. Reserve a seat at ocls.info/melroseinthemix. Registration begins 7/7.

Sat, Aug 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Develop a detailed humanoid arm. Learn to extrude, sub-divide and sculpt a 3D mesh.

Sat, Aug 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Are you stuck on a photography-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help!

Sun, Aug 11, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Aug 11, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Aug 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Albertson Room
Orlando Rabbit Care and Adoptions advises you on the basics of rabbit ownership. Interact with bunnies who are hoping to find a forever home and learn to make your space a "hoppy" place.

Sun, Aug 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
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.

Sun, Aug 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Does your child show interest in becoming a YouTube vlogger, but you don't know where to begin with helping them get started?
This event is full

Sun, Aug 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.

Sun, Aug 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Magnolia Room
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.

Sun, Aug 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Mon, Aug 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
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.

Mon, Aug 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
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.

Mon, Aug 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Discover the marriage of technology and sewing. Learn the basics of using a computer embroidery machine, hooping fabric properly and uploading files to stitch.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Aug 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Mon, Aug 12, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Aug 12, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Aug 12, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to draw using a pen tablet. No drawing experience required.

Mon, Aug 12, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Aug 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
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.

Mon, Aug 12, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Aug 12, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to paint a landscape using a pen tablet. No painting experience required.

Mon, Aug 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.

Mon, Aug 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
Learn about the Foundation Center's online resources.

Mon, Aug 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Increase your knitting skills. Shape your knitting with increase and decrease stitches.

Tue, Aug 13, 9:00am - 5:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library patrons and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Aug 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learning Cube
Knit a lace top perfect for warm weather. Make yours in cotton or linen yarn for a breathable wardrobe staple.

Tue, Aug 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Sewing Studio
Create embroidery files from simple clipart and images. Learn to digitize images and edit them for use on a embroidery machine.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Aug 13, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.

Tue, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
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.

Tue, Aug 13, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Aug 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Tue, Aug 13, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Determine what components need to be accessed to control specific behaviors in a game. Learn how to initialize variables and implement custom functions.

Tue, Aug 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Interactive Media Wall
Get the 101 of budgeting and investing using Morningstar’s Investing for the Long Run: Strategies and Solutions to Help You Shape Up Your Personal Finances in this six-week series.

Wed, Aug 14, 9:30am - 11:30am
Melrose Classroom
This class will introduce you to the basics of modeling, rigging, and animating a 3D character using Blender.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:00am - 10:45am
Papa Bear
Come over for an exciting pajama party just for you! Don’t forget to wear your PJs. Get ready for fun with stories, games and crafts! Recommended for toddlers & preschoolers.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Need to pack up some small things for a trip to a theme park or just carry snacks for a short hike? This is the perfect easy to make backpack for those times when you only need to carry a few things.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Aug 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.

Wed, Aug 14, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Albertson Room
The African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida hosts an event for small business members to meet with each other & members of the community. Learn about the AACCCF & what they can offer.

Wed, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.

Wed, Aug 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
First Floor Gallery
Drop in for a game of chess at the library. Chess sets are available for play and rule sheets are provided. All ages.

Wed, Aug 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Use Adobe Photoshop to apply common image editing techniques used to key out a portrait silhouette and modify the background.

Wed, Aug 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
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.

Wed, Aug 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learning Cube
Contribute your crochet and knitting talents to the annual Yarnfiti Community Art Project. Join us in crafting an undersea paradise out of yarn complete with undersea plants, animals and corals.

Wed, Aug 14, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Photo Studio
Are you stuck on a photography-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help!

Wed, Aug 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Bring in your most recent mixes and get tips and tricks on how to take your music to the next level with a Critique Session, Listening Exercises and a Technique Workshop. (tic101)

Wed, Aug 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time knitting or crocheting while mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Wed, Aug 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 7:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library patrons and assist with social and government services.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learning Cube
Add new stitches to your repertoire! Crochet a bookmark with the double and half double crochet stitches.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Aug 15, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Aug 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Turn scanned drawings into sleek vector graphics. Apply several design techniques and use common editing tools to trace and color artwork as well as manage objects and layers.

Thu, Aug 15, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Aug 15, 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Albertson Room
A full memory screening is a comprehensive assessment that checks memory and other thinking skills. Seminar is part of a monthly LIFE Information for Elders series. Call 407.836.7446 to register.

Thu, Aug 15, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Design professional-looking stationery using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange text and image assets and use masks, transparency, and blending modes to create eye-catching designs.

Thu, Aug 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.

Thu, Aug 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore the benefits of having a defined and consistent visual design style. Use a variety of tools and techniques to apply styles such as watercolor, flat, outline and more.

Thu, Aug 15, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Aug 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Classroom
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.

Thu, Aug 15, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
Perfect backpack for that trip to the beach or just a day out on the town. Make a backpack from a selection of 3 easy to make styles. Students are required to bring fabric. This is a 3-day class.

Thu, Aug 15, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Tech Central
This is an meetup of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida.

Thu, Aug 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with UCF Professor George Weremchuk. Relive the 3 days of Peace and Music with songs and video clips from the first real music festival.

Fri, Aug 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ready for your first sewing project or just want to make a unique potholder for your kitchen? Learn to make a simple and easy potholder with fabric and batting.

Fri, Aug 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Aug 16, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
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.

Fri, Aug 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Papa Bear
What will you create today? Explore, experiment or be entertained. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

Fri, Aug 16, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Aug 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Fri, Aug 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Scripts make arranging events in gameplay and responding to input from a user possible. Control the physical behaviors of game objects using C-sharp scripts in Unity.

Sat, Aug 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
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.

Sat, Aug 17, 9:30am - 10:30am
437 - Fourth Floor
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Sat, Aug 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
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.

Sat, Aug 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Aug 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sat, Aug 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Central
Enjoy a musical performance by Central Florida harpist Christine MacPhail. For more information about Christine, visit orlandoharpist.com.

Sat, Aug 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Albertson Room
Learn to write both short and novel-length science fiction from Nebula Award Finalist José Pablo Iriarte and author Elle E. Ire. Topics will include research, world-building, tropes, cliches, & more.

Sat, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Discover the world of motion capture animation. Using the Perception Neuron motion capture suit and Axis Neuron software, learn techniques to record, edit and export motion capture data.

Sat, Aug 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Animate a digital character using motion capture data. Learn how to create, define and edit a character's skeletal structure using Maya's HumanIK Solver.

Sat, Aug 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Under the Sea
Learn how to make delicious sushi rolls out of candy, rice crispy treats and more! Registration required. Supplies limited. For upper elementary and tweens.

Sat, Aug 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sun, Aug 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Albertson Room
Connect with others who are interested in paper planning for both hobby and function. Share your ideas and the ways you organize your life with other like-minded individuals.

Sun, Aug 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
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.

Sun, Aug 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Magnolia & Palm Room - Combined
Calling all trainers! Join the official Orlando Public Library Pokémon League. Battle with the Pokémon Trading Card Game and more. Trainers of all ages and skill levels welcome.

Sun, Aug 18, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Mon, Aug 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
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.

Mon, Aug 19, 9:30am - 10:30am
Sewing Studio
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.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
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.

Mon, Aug 19, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Aug 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Mon, Aug 19, 10:45am - 12:15pm
Sewing Studio
Sergers can perform many different types of stitches as long as you know how to thread them properly. Learn to thread paths for upper and lower loopers, and for both needles.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 19, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Aug 19, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Aug 19, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Aug 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Purl it all together. Create classic stockinette fabric with knit and purl stitches.