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May the 4th - Star Wars Celebration

2024-05-04 10:30:00 2024-05-04 17:30:00 America/New_York May the 4th - Star Wars Celebration All Star Wars fans, we are calling! Talking to you, yes we are. Join us! Orlando Public Library - LED Wall

Saturday, May 04
10:30am - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-04 10:30:00 2024-05-04 17:30:00 America/New_York May the 4th - Star Wars Celebration All Star Wars fans, we are calling! Talking to you, yes we are. Join us! Orlando Public Library - LED Wall

All Star Wars fans, we are calling! Talking to you, yes we are. Join us!

Celebrate May the 4th, Star Wars Day, at the Melrose Center with activities, movie screenings and a photo op with our newest team member, R2-KN3! Registration required for select events.

    • Fab Lab Workshops - Star Wars Model Ships and Movie Props
      • 10:30am-11:15am.  TIE Fighter wooden model. Limited availability, to register for this event click this link.
      • 11:45am-12:30pm.  X-Wing wooden model. Limited availability, to register for this event click this link.
      • 1:30pm-3:30pm.  Hush-98 Comlink Communicator. Limited availability, to register for this event click this link.
      • 4pm-5pm.  Millennium Falcon wooden model. limited availability, to register for this event click this link.
    • Fiber Arts Workshops - Crochet Star Wars Amigurumi
      • 10:30am-12:30pm.  Make an adorable mini amigurumi Leia. Limited availability, to register for this event click this link.
      • 2:30pm-4:30pm.  Make an adorable mini amigurumi Yoda. Limited availability, to register for this event click this link.
    • Photo Studio - Take a Family Portrait in a Galaxy Far, Far Away 
      • 11am-1pm.  Bring the whole family for a galactic photo op with our very own R2-KN3, the Melrose Center astromech droid! His friends call him “Kenny.”
    • VR Gaming Lab - Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge
      • 2pm-4pm.  Limited availability. Sign up for this experience the day of the event in the VR Game Lab, first come first served. Travel across the galaxy, alongside your favorite Star Wars characters, in this epic virtual reality experience.
    • Movie Screening - Star Wars: Episodes 4, 5, and 6
      • 10:30am-5:30pm.  Join us at the LED wall all-day to watch Star Wars, the original trilogy that started it all!

    AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

    EVENT TYPE: | Maker/DIY | Games & Activities |

    TAGS: | tic101 | eventstic | bb-melrose |

    Orlando Public Library

    Phone: 407-835-7323

    Hours
    We're closed Monday May 27 due to Closed - Memorial Day
    Mon, May 27 Closed
    (Closed - Memorial Day)
    Tue, May 28 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Wed, May 29 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Thu, May 30 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Fri, May 31 10:00AM to 6:00PM
    Sat, Jun 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
    Sun, Jun 02 1:00PM to 6:00PM

    About the branch

    LYMMO Orange Line
    LYNX Bus Link 3, 6, 7, 11, 13 and 51

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

     

    Upcoming events

    Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 5:30pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Canceled
    Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
    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.

    Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Fiber Arts 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.
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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)
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Video Production Studio
    General Orientation and Video Studio Orientation are prerequisites. Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, May 29, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    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.
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, May 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Foamsmithing is the art of creating props and costumes using different types of foam. You will get hands-on experience using Pepakura, Silhouette Cameo, the Dremel tool among other tools of the trade.
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, May 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Get ready for crafting fun with friends! Registration Requested. Recommended for upper elementary and middle school ages.
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, May 29, 11:15am - 11:45am
    Video Production Studio
    General Orientation and Video Studio Orientation are prerequisites. Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Canceled
    Wed, May 29, 11:45am - 12:45pm
    Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.

    Wed, May 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Red Room
    Guide sixteen little blue creatures to safety through a series of logic-based puzzles. Help the Zoombinis across treacherous cliffs, past hungry pizza trolls, and up an unclimbable wall.
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, May 29, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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)
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, May 29, 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.
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, May 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Melrose Stage
    Learn the basics of a wireless microphone system to help you on your next production. Using Shure and GTD Wireless systems, we'll cover its components, setup and some common issues.
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, May 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your 3D Design to reality with a 3D Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn how to use the slicing software, proper settings on the printer and gain access to our 3D printers in the Fab Lab.
    This event is full

    Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Hand sewing an artist book is a rewarding skill and there are many traditional methods to choose from. In this class we will practice Four Hole, Noble, Hemp Leaf and Tortoise Shell Binding.
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, May 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Red Room
    Build and program LEGO Robotic Grabber with a simple to use computer interface. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

    Wed, May 29, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Purple Room
    Create a program with Python, an easy to learn programming language. Assign variables, input data and develop calculations to make an interactive application.
    This event is full

    Wed, May 29, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Photo Studio
    New to Photography? This class is for you. We cover introduction to basic photography concepts including the exposure triangle, using DSLR camera, different shooting modes, and much more!
    This event is full

    Wed, May 29, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Melrose Stage
    In this class you will learn common terminology for video projection as well as optimal set up techniques for them. We will also cover modes of Geometric Correction commonly found on projectors.

    Thu, May 30, 10:00am - 5:30pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Thu, May 30, 10:30am - 2:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Thu, May 30, 10:30am - 6:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Red Room
    Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Step into the exciting world of D&D with the Adventure Begins board game. Choose your character and work together to face obstacles and defeat monsters.
    This event is full

    Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Purple Room
    Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.

    Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    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, May 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Game Development 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.

    Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Thu, May 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Solve problems for our heroes with code! Join the Foos on an adventure to walk, jump and build your way to the finish.
    This event is full

    Thu, May 30, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
    Purple Room
    Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

    Thu, May 30, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    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)

    Thu, May 30, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Thu, May 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    LED Wall
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Thu, May 30, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Papa Bear
    Join us for a family movie night with popcorn and a craft. Featuring Disney's "Mulan". Recommended for the whole family!

    Thu, May 30, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Thu, May 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Red Room
    Discover programming through interactive puzzles that make learning Swift fun.

    Thu, May 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Are you stuck on a photography-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help!

    Thu, May 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Learning Cube
    Guide sixteen little blue creatures to safety through a series of logic-based puzzles. Help the Zoombinis across treacherous cliffs, past hungry pizza trolls, and up an unclimbable wall.

    Thu, May 30, 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.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Canceled
    Thu, May 30, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Better prepare yourself for the big day! Learn the interview process and become familiar with popular websites that provide supporting information.

    Thu, May 30, 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.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, May 31, All day
    Would You Like a Bookmark Made of Recycled Book Jackets? Then Please come to the Children's Library and Take One! Limited Supply.

    Fri, May 31, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.
    This event is full

    Fri, May 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Blue Room
    Use the advanced manipulation and blending features of this professional-grade software to design and edit graphics and images.

    Fri, May 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    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

    Fri, May 31, 11:00am - 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.
    This event is full

    Fri, May 31, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Fri, May 31, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.
    This event is full

    Fri, May 31, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Create basic shapes and objects with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using common 3D design tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.
    This event is full

    Fri, May 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Blue Room
    Make simple text appear sensational! Learn to use filters, adjustment layers and brush tools to create text the appears to be on fire or a cloud of smoke.

    Fri, May 31, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Up your 3D design skills with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using loft, revolve and array tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.
    This event is full

    Fri, May 31, 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
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 5:30pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

    Sat, Jun 01, 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. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

    Sat, Jun 01, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    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, Jun 01, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Rig a Robotic and Organic Arm for animations and learn the most commonly used tools, techniques, and concepts related to Rigging in Blender.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
    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. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

    Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Purple Room
    Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

    Sat, Jun 01, 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Papa Bear
    The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

    Sat, Jun 01, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

    Sat, Jun 01, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Create an animator control system for a 3D Character's arm that can be switched from Forward Kinematic to Inverse Kinematic and vice versa.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 01, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    LED Wall
    If you want to learn about some of the most fun and exciting games being developed in your community by indie developers, then this monthly meetup is for you.

    Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
    Library Central
    Katie Nguyen is back! Enjoy an afternoon of science, and laughs as she experiments live with liquid layers and floating objects, and builds an awesome tower with your help! Recommended for all ages.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 01, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Magnolia Room
    Go on an adventure without any danger worse than a papercut!

    Sat, Jun 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Add to your project possibilities by crocheting in the round! Create amigurumi, hats, bowls and more. Learn how to create circles with increase stitches and use stitch markers to track your work.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Purple Room
    Create and build models using Tinkercad, a free 3D Design application. Explore the process for exporting a compatible model for 3D printing.

    Sun, Jun 02, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    FlexSpace
    Meet with other chess enthusiasts at this meetup. Play with your own board or borrow one from our library.

    Sun, Jun 02, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Design and craft your own holo or standard Pokémon cards using everyday materials.

    Sun, Jun 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Game Development 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.

    Sun, Jun 02, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Fiber Arts 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

    Sun, Jun 02, 1:30pm - 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.
    This event is full

    Sun, Jun 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.
    This event is full

    Sun, Jun 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Library Central
    Meet & greet local authors at our Local Authors Festival. Authors from a variety of genres will share their experiences and books. Each author will have books available for purchase and signing.

    Sun, Jun 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Have a great time with the family while learning a new skill. Meet other Central Florida families while working on your craft. All skill levels are welcome.

    Sun, Jun 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    A scene study course designed to build to a pivotal moment in the script, specifically scenes transitioning into songs. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Sun, Jun 02, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Renowned Orlando Hip Hop artist E-Turn leads this workshop! Learn about Hip Hop history, get experience writing lyrics, and enjoy a chance to perform over a pre-selected beat.

    Sun, Jun 02, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    General Orientation and Video Studio Orientation are prerequisites. Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sun, Jun 02, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your design to reality with the Glowforge 3D Laser Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Glowforge.

    Sun, Jun 02, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Fiber Arts 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

    Sun, Jun 02, 3:45pm - 4:15pm
    Video Production Studio
    General Orientation and Video Studio Orientation are prerequisites. Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sun, Jun 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    LED Wall
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Sun, Jun 02, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Start creating top-notch digital video productions. This is an introduction to the basics of editing video footage.

    Mon, Jun 03, 10:00am - 10:15am
    Storytime for babies - birth to 18 months. Orange County residents are invited to stop by the library’s book bike to register for cards and check out items between 10:00 am and 11:30 am.

    Rescheduled
    Mon, Jun 03, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    New date Monday, June 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Mon, Jun 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Mon, Jun 03, 10:20am - 10:40am
    Storytime for toddlers - 18-36 months. Orange County residents are invited to stop by the library’s book bike to register for cards and check out items between 10:00 am and 11:30 am.

    Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Papa Bear
    Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.

    Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Perfect for shopping, the beach, pool days and craft projects. This tote comes with an added bonus—it’s reversible and easily foldable for storing! Students are encouraged to bring materials.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your design to reality with the Orion Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Orion Laser Cutter.

    Mon, Jun 03, 10:45am - 11:15am
    Storytime for Preschool-Aged Children. Orange County residents are invited to stop by the library’s book bike to register for cards and check out items between 10:00 am and 11:30 am.

    Mon, Jun 03, 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. Recommended for ages 0-5.

    Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    Learn to build the character you are playing using your lived experience. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 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.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Photo Studio
    New to Photography? This class is for you. We cover introduction to basic photography concepts including the exposure triangle, using DSLR camera, different shooting modes, and much more!

    Mon, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Blue Room
    Learn safety tips and good practices when using the Internet.

    Mon, Jun 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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)
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 03, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Mon, Jun 03, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    Red Room
    You can be the very best pokemon trainer. Learn the rules of the game and winning strategies. Then test your skill in battles against your fellow trainers.
    Registration is now closed

    Mon, Jun 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Continue your learning with Pro Tools. Explore the Mix Window and learn how to add audio effects to audio tracks. Dive in with recording and manipulating MIDI performances.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Explore our lens collection, gain knowledge on how to choose the right lens for the photos you're taking, and cover the basic differences between camera types and how they function.

    Mon, Jun 03, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your 3D Design to reality with a 3D Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn how to use the slicing software, proper settings on the printer and gain access to our 3D printers in the Fab Lab.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Library Central
    This jumping, juggling comedy act engages you in awesome music with leaf blowers, balls of all sizes, and giant suits and provides lots of side-splitting laughter. Recommended for ages 0-12.

    Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Perfect for shopping, the beach, pool days and craft projects. This tote comes with an added bonus—it’s reversible and easily foldable for storing! Students are encouraged to bring materials.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Blue Room
    Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

    Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 2:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Red Room
    Explore the basics of animation while creating your own stop motion movie! Use the Stop Motion Studio app to bring objects to life, add titles, credits, sound, and more.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Do you love LEGO and video games? Learn to use Unity by modding a microgame with virtual LEGO bricks.

    Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Learning Cube
    Start crocheting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a bookmark for your favorite read. Techniques include creating a slip knot, chaining, and single crochet stitches.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    This class teaches students to endow reality onto objects too difficult or dangerous to be physically used on stage. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Tue, Jun 04, 11:45am - 12:45pm
    Blue Room
    Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

    Tue, Jun 04, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Purple Room
    Create Roblox games. In this introduction to game design and coding learn how to manipulate 3D parts to create obstacles and racers, then use code to bring your game to life.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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)

    Tue, Jun 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Lounge around with these comfortable slim fit pants. Learn to add elastic waistband and side pockets. Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 04, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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)

    Tue, Jun 04, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Join us in bringing fairy tales to life as you sculpt and adorn your own fantasy fairy horns, ideal for cosplay or costume enhancement.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 04, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Get hands on training with the studio lights, stands, backgrounds, and more. This class is recommended to anyone interested in taking the Studio Only or Full Access Assessments.

    Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Perfect for shopping, the beach, pool days and craft projects. This tote comes with an added bonus—it’s reversible and easily foldable for storing! Students are encouraged to bring materials.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.

    Wed, Jun 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Papa Bear
    Gather around the campfire for stories and indulge in tasty treats! Enjoy a cozy day as we share tales and assemble delicious smores! Recommended for ages 3-5.

    Wed, Jun 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Blue Room
    Learn the frame animation capabilities of Adobe Photoshop through the creation of an animated GIF.

    Wed, Jun 05, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Do you love LEGO and video games? Learn to use Unity by modding a microgame with virtual LEGO bricks.

    Wed, Jun 05, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Game Development 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.

    Wed, Jun 05, 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Papa Bear
    Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

    Wed, Jun 05, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Purple Room
    Create Roblox games. In this introduction to game design and coding learn how to manipulate 3D parts to create obstacles and racers, then use code to bring your game to life.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 05, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Blue Room
    Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.

    Wed, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Unlock the secrets of electronic music creation in our exhilarating summer workshop! Dive into the world of soldering and MIDI technology as you craft your own dynamic musical controller.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Fiber Arts 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.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Game Development 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.

    Wed, Jun 05, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
    Blue Room
    Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

    Wed, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 05, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    She was a fairy - she was a flower! Fiber artists, share in the magic of making as we create an enchanted forest of handcrafted art.

    Wed, Jun 05, 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.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Jun 05, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    A scene study course designed to build to a pivotal moment in the script, specifically scenes transitioning into songs. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Perfect for shopping, the beach, pool days and craft projects. This tote comes with an added bonus—it’s reversible and easily foldable for storing! Students are encouraged to bring materials.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 1:10pm
    Albertson Room
    This series focuses on books that have been made into movies.

    Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Blue Room
    Machines can learn just like us! Explore the ocean while learning how machines can see patterns and predict outcomes.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Red Room
    Run your own pizza shop with Osmo. Make customers happy with fresh made-to-order pizzas and good service. Learn how to help customers and make change with Osmo Pizza Co.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Do you love LEGO and video games? Learn to use Unity by modding a microgame with virtual LEGO bricks.

    Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    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.

    Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and accurate audio levels. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 06, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Purple Room
    Create Roblox games. In this introduction to game design and coding learn how to manipulate 3D parts to create obstacles and racers, then use code to bring your game to life.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 06, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Thu, Jun 06, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Work in front and behind the scenes to record a live video broadcast in the Melrose Center Video Studio!
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Papa Bear
    Sharpen your decorating skills and decorate forest cupcakes inspired by nature! Recommended for ages 9-12.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Are you stuck on a photography-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help!

    Thu, Jun 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Albertson Room
    Celebrate Pride Month at the Library and create your own pocket hug.

    Thu, Jun 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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, Jun 06, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Operate professional Kino Flo and Sola 4 lighting equipment and Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital film camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

    Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

    Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    This hands-on class will introduce you to the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital film camera. Learn camera setup, exposure settings and basic operation.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Purple Room
    Learn safety tips and good practices when using the Internet.

    Fri, Jun 07, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Albertson Room
    Learn about the history of clay and the benefits to your body of working with clay while being led through a step-by-step air-dry clay pottery event. Registration required. Ages: Adults.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the art of photography as we experiment with the camera's basic settings such as the shutter speed, aperture and more on a simulated DSLR camera.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    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)

    Fri, Jun 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Podcasting Booth
    Get familiar with the equipment and software in the Melrose Podcast Booth. Learn how to effectively record with two – four microphones, save and export files and more. (tic101)
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 07, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Expand your knowledge of creative film and video camera operation techniques. Explore pulling focus, depth of field and shot composition using the rule of thirds.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 07, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Fri, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Create basic shapes and objects with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using common 3D design tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    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)

    Fri, Jun 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Blue Room
    Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

    Fri, Jun 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn how to set up and modify a VR headset's features, navigate its operating system, and maintain a safe environment when using a VR Learning Station.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 07, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Up your 3D design skills with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using loft, revolve and array tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.

    Fri, Jun 07, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn the basics of animation in this Adobe After Effects starter class. Explore compositions, layers, keyframes, and motion paths by creating a bouncing ball animation.

    Fri, Jun 07, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
    Blue Room
    Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

    Fri, Jun 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    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)

    Sat, Jun 08, 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. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

    Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Blue Room
    Begin your journey into the world of coding. Learn to use the Visual Studio Code editor to write coding languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript or even Python.

    Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Create an Animator Control System for a 3D Character using Blender's Rigify Addon and learn the common workflow and how to overcome setup pitfalls.

    Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 5:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    You will fall head over tails with this adorable fox quilt! Your finished project will make a unique gift for your little one. Students are required to bring fabric and batting.

    Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
    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. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

    Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Explore the fundamentals of sound theory. Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types. (tic101)

    Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Sat, Jun 08, 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Papa Bear
    The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

    Sat, Jun 08, 11:30am - 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.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 08, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Meet with other Pokémon TCG (Trading Card Game) enthusiasts at this meetup. Play* with your own deck or try out one from our library. Trade cards** with other players to build better a deck.

    Sat, Jun 08, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Correct the deformation of a 3D Character's arm while learning the most commonly used tools, techniques, and concepts related to weight painting in Blender.

    Sat, Jun 08, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Papa Bear
    Love cryptids like Mothman and Bigfoot? Learn about cryptid tales and collaborative storytelling by designing a legendary creature. Registration required. Recommended for ages 9-12.

    Sat, Jun 08, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
    FlexSpace
    Join us for adult game time where we introduce you to the featured game of the month: Apples to Apples!

    Sat, Jun 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Blue Room
    Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

    Sat, Jun 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sat, Jun 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    You filmed your video- now what? Edit your project in DaVinci Resolve's Edit Page, a great start to post-production.

    Sat, Jun 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Melrose Stage
    Join us the second Saturday of each month at the Melrose Center for this fun filled rollercoaster of laughs featuring improv actors from the Orlando Improv Community.

    Sat, Jun 08, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
    Blue Room
    Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

    Sun, Jun 09, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Create a fun sewing project. Describe the project and skills learned. (Optional: Students are required to bring fabric.)
    This event is full

    Sun, Jun 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Game Development 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.

    Sun, Jun 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    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.

    Sun, Jun 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    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.

    Sun, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Library Central
    In colorful pirate garb, Katie brings these stories to life with a treasure chest full of props and costumes, vivid scenery, parrot puppets, and audience participation. Recommended for ages 4-10.

    Sun, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Have a great time with the family while learning a new skill. Meet other Central Florida families while working on your craft. All skill levels are welcome.

    Sun, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Blue Room
    Explore modern technologies that are used in animating cartoon characters in movies and video games.

    Sun, Jun 09, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    FlexSpace
    Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month with trivia and a craft. Ages 14 and up.

    Sun, Jun 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Melrose Stage
    Check out this cabaret performance from the Orlando Gay Chorus, one of the largest mixed LGBTQ+ choruses in the country.

    Sun, Jun 09, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your design to reality with the Silhouette Cameo 4 at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Cameo 4.

    Sun, Jun 09, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sun, Jun 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Photo Studio
    This class is an introduction to some of the simplest lighting set ups used for portrait photography.

    Sun, Jun 09, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    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.

    Sun, Jun 09, 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.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Mon, Jun 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Papa Bear
    Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.

    Mon, Jun 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Carry all your essential on a trip with this fun and easy to make cosmetic case.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 10, 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. Recommended for ages 0-5.

    Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Join us on this exciting journey into one of the oldest photographic printing processes. Learn a brief history of photography, basics of composition, and create your own 5x7" Cyanotype to bring home!
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your design to reality with the Glowforge 3D Laser Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Glowforge.

    Mon, Jun 10, 11:30am - 1:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Purple Room
    Create and mod retro games! Design your own characters and code their behavior using Microsoft's MakeCode Arcade, a free online 2D game development environment.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Mon, Jun 10, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.

    Mon, Jun 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    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.

    Mon, Jun 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    LED Wall
    Esta orientación es la clave para poder tener acceso a los espacios creativos y colaborativos en el Centro Melrose. ||This orientation is your key to accessing the Melrose Center.

    Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Library Central
    Watch Blaise Ryndes, master bubble performer, blow gigantic bubbles and create “liquid fireworks.” Listen to fun music as you are amazed by this bubble and light show. Recommended for ages 0-12.

    Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Carry all your essential on a trip with this fun and easy to make cosmetic case.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Blue Room
    Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 2:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    Build confidence for the stage, relieve anxiety or just play in this 5 day improv series. On the closing day, we do a show! See how improv can better your life in this safe, supportive environment.

    Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Red Room
    Animate stories with code. Create custom characters and backgrounds, then write programs to bring your stories to life with motion & sound. Learn the basics of computer science with the ScratchJr app.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Join us and learn how to use Blender to create 3D animations.

    Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 11, 11:30am - 1:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 11, 11:45am - 12:45pm
    Blue Room
    Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

    Tue, Jun 11, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Learning Cube
    You can be the very best pokemon trainer. Learn the rules of the game and winning strategies. Then test your skill in battles against your fellow trainers.

    Tue, Jun 11, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    This hands-on class will introduce you to the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital film camera. Learn camera setup, exposure settings and basic operation.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Lounge around with these comfortable slim fit pants. Learn to add elastic waistband and side pockets. Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Purple Room
    Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

    Tue, Jun 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Expand your knowledge of creative film and video camera operation techniques. Explore pulling focus, depth of field and shot composition using the rule of thirds.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 11, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Join us in bringing fairy tales to life as you sculpt and adorn your own fantasy fairy horns, ideal for cosplay or costume enhancement.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Blue Room
    Learn how to apply best practices and techniques to successfully convert a Microsoft Word manuscript into an eBook.

    Tue, Jun 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    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)

    Tue, Jun 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Papa Bear
    Inviting little explorers to learn, grow and play with hands-on activities inspired by using objects in your kitchen! Recommended for ages 3-5 years.

    Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Carry all your essential on a trip with this fun and easy to make cosmetic case.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
    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)

    Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your 3D Design to reality with a 3D Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn how to use the slicing software, proper settings on the printer and gain access to our 3D printers in the Fab Lab.

    Wed, Jun 12, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    Build confidence for the stage, relieve anxiety or just play in this 5 day improv series. On the closing day, we do a show! See how improv can better your life in this safe, supportive environment.

    Wed, Jun 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Blue Room
    Put together cool comic drawings using Comic Life. Change layouts, add cartoons, and write a story to make your comic drawings come alive!

    Wed, Jun 12, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Join us and learn how to use Blender to create 3D animations.

    Wed, Jun 12, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    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, Jun 12, 11:00am - 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.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 12, 11:30am - 1:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 12, 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Papa Bear
    Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

    Wed, Jun 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    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)

    Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Learning Cube
    You can be the very best pokemon trainer. Learn the rules of the game and winning strategies. Then test your skill in battles against your fellow trainers.

    Wed, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Papa Bear
    High school students will earn two hours of community service by assembling summer goodie bags for the library. Recommended for ages 13-18.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Work on Quilt Blocks that you have in progress, assemble quilt blocks and learn to piece them together, add batting, backing and binding. Students are required to bring materials and completed blocks.

    Wed, Jun 12, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Blue Room
    Create a program with Python, an easy to learn programming language. Assign variables, input data and develop calculations to make an interactive application.

    Wed, Jun 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your design to reality with the Orion Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Orion Laser Cutter.

    Wed, Jun 12, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Get hands on training with the studio lights, stands, backgrounds, and more. This class is recommended to anyone interested in taking the Studio Only or Full Access Assessments.

    Wed, Jun 12, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    She was a fairy - she was a flower! Fiber artists, share in the magic of making as we create an enchanted forest of handcrafted art.

    Wed, Jun 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the basics of DSLR and Mirrorless camera functions. Get hands on experience with our cameras, while learning all about the safety and skills required to handle them.

    Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Carry all your essential on a trip with this fun and easy to make cosmetic case.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 6:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    Build confidence for the stage, relieve anxiety or just play in this 5 day improv series. On the closing day, we do a show! See how improv can better your life in this safe, supportive environment.

    Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Purple Room
    Create the world for your Roblox games. Learn to use pre-designed and custom elements to build your world from scratch with Roblox Studio.

    Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Join us and learn how to use Blender to create 3D animations.

    Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

    Thu, Jun 13, 11:30am - 1:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 13, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    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, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Learning Cube
    You can be the very best pokemon trainer. Learn the rules of the game and winning strategies. Then test your skill in battles against your fellow trainers.

    Thu, Jun 13, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Blue Room
    Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

    Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    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)

    Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 13, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
    Blue Room
    Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

    Thu, Jun 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Papa Bear
    Want to make your own pink drink? Beat the heat and quench your thirst with healthy fruit refreshers made from scratch! Recommended for ages 13-18.

    Thu, Jun 13, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Thu, Jun 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    LED Wall
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Thu, Jun 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Cypress Room
    True Crime for the Summer!

    Thu, Jun 13, 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.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Thu, Jun 13, 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.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 1:45pm
    437 - Fourth Floor
    A representative from Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida will be onsite the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month to answer questions and assist with the SNAP application process.

    Fri, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Photo Studio
    Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Jun 14, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    Build confidence for the stage, relieve anxiety or just play in this 5 day improv series. On the closing day, we do a show! See how improv can better your life in this safe, supportive environment.

    Fri, Jun 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn how to set up and modify a VR headset's features, navigate its operating system, and maintain a safe environment when using a VR Learning Station.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 14, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Want to add some excitement to your movie! Learn how to make green screen videos at the Melrose Center. This class will show students how to light and shoot a green screen movie.

    Fri, Jun 14, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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)

    Fri, Jun 14, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Continue your learning with Pro Tools. Explore the Mix Window and learn how to add audio effects to audio tracks. Dive in with recording and manipulating MIDI performances.

    Fri, Jun 14, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Blue Room
    Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

    Fri, Jun 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Game Development 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.

    Fri, Jun 14, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Create a spectacular celestial video animation using a few stills and Adobe After Effects. Learn how to import footage, set up a composition, and animate layers using keyframes.

    Fri, Jun 14, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
    Blue Room
    Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

    Fri, Jun 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Game Development 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.

    Canceled
    Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

    Sat, Jun 15, 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. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

    Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Blue Room
    Explore HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Python using Visual Studio Code. Learn the foundational, universal programming terminology to help you succeed in creating apps, games, and other solutions.

    Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your family to build modify and create you own Evee or Eveelution Pokemon friend from paper.

    Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Correct the deformation of a Rigify rigged 3D Character and learn techniques that can optimize your weight painting workflow.

    Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 1:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
    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. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

    Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space,Melrose Stage
    Build confidence for the stage, relieve anxiety or just play in this 5 day improv series. On the closing day, we do a show! See how improv can better your life in this safe, supportive environment.

    Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Learning Cube
    Fiber artists, share in the magic of making as we create an enchanted forest of handcrafted art. Contributors are also encouraged to submit creations of their own design. All levels are welcome.

    Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Video Production Studio
    General Orientation and Video Studio Orientation are prerequisites. Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sat, Jun 15, 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Papa Bear
    The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

    Sat, Jun 15, 11:45am - 12:15pm
    Video Production Studio
    General Orientation and Video Studio Orientation are prerequisites. Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sat, Jun 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Purple Room
    Create real LEGO video games. Use Unity's LEGO Microgame builder to make characters, design landscapes, and add obstacles to your own game.

    Sat, Jun 15, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Animate the walk cycle of a 3D character while learning the proper workflow for animating with the Rigify Addon in Blender.

    Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Papa Bear
    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to trek a swamp? Explore an important wetland in the United States and one of Florida’s natural wonders. Recommended for families.

    Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Sat, Jun 15, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the art of photography as we experiment with the camera's basic settings such as the shutter speed, aperture and more on a simulated DSLR camera.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 15, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Learning Cube
    Drop into the library for a fun hour of socializing and expressing your identity through crafting.

    Sat, Jun 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fiber Arts 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

    Sat, Jun 15, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Use DaVinci Resolve's Fusion page to enhance your video with titles, effects, masks and motion tracking.

    Sat, Jun 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Podcasting Booth
    Get familiar with the equipment and software in the Melrose Podcast Booth. Learn how to effectively record with two – four microphones, save and export files and more. (tic101)
    This event is full

    Sun, Jun 16, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    FlexSpace
    Meet with other Pokémon TCG (Trading Card Game) enthusiasts at this meetup. Play * with your own deck or try out one from our library. Trade cards** with other players to build better a deck.

    Sun, Jun 16, 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.
    This event is full

    Sun, Jun 16, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Create a fun sewing project. Describe the project and skills learned. (Optional: Students are required to bring fabric.)
    This event is full

    Sun, Jun 16, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Game Development 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.

    Sun, Jun 16, 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, Jun 16, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    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.

    Sun, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Have a great time with the family while learning a new skill. Meet other Central Florida families while working on your craft. All skill levels are welcome.

    Sun, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    Learn basic theater terminology, types of theaters and the roles each person plays in productions in this introductory theater class. This class is taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Sun, Jun 16, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Unlock the secrets of electronic music creation in our exhilarating summer workshop! Dive into the world of soldering and MIDI technology as you craft your own dynamic musical controller.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sun, Jun 16, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Albertson Room
    Join us as we commemorate Juneteenth with "Up From Slavery: Part 7 - Aftermath of the Civil War and "New" Freedom." Ages 14 and up.

    Sun, Jun 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sun, Jun 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Add excitement and life to your movie! Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece.

    Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Papa Bear
    Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.

    Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Do you have a bucket of fabric scraps. Create these DIY Fabric Bookmarks! This project is perfect because it needs only 4” x 4” scraps of fabric. They make the perfect gift for the avid reader.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your design to reality with the Silhouette Cameo 4 at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Cameo 4.

    Mon, Jun 17, 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. Recommended for ages 0-5.

    Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Make movie magic using green screen video production techniques.

    Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    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)

    Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    LED Wall
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Mon, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Red Room
    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.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Explore the fundamentals of sound theory. Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types. (tic101)

    Mon, Jun 17, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Get hands on training with the studio lights, stands, backgrounds, and more. This class is recommended to anyone interested in taking the Studio Only or Full Access Assessments.

    Mon, Jun 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

    Mon, Jun 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Game Development 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, Jun 18, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
    Storytime for Preschool and School Age Children

    Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Library Central
    Grammy-nominated artist hosts a special Juneteenth-inspired concert with songs about community, Black history, and culture, through a blend of Hip Hop, soul, R&B, and pop! Recommended for ages 0-12.

    Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Do you have a bucket of fabric scraps. Create these DIY Fabric Bookmarks! This project is perfect because it needs only 4” x 4” scraps of fabric. They make the perfect gift for the avid reader.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 18, 10:45am - 11:45am
    Storytime for Preschool and School Age Children

    Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Start making YouTube videos using live production techniques.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Purple Room
    Fly around the globe and view famous world landmarks using Google Earth. Also, go beyond the Earth with Google Sky!

    Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while modding an FPS microgame.

    Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    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.

    Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    Students learn to use physicality to create strong, believable characters. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Explore our lens collection, gain knowledge on how to choose the right lens for the photos you're taking, and cover the basic differences between camera types and how they function.

    Tue, Jun 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    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)

    Tue, Jun 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Purple Room
    Create the world for your Roblox games. Learn to use pre-designed and custom elements to build your world from scratch with Roblox Studio.

    Tue, Jun 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Red Room
    Build and program LEGO Recycling Truck with a simple to use computer interface. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

    Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 4:20pm
    Albertson Room
    This series focuses on books that have been made into movies.

    Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Lounge around with these comfortable slim fit pants. Learn to add elastic waistband and side pockets. Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 18, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    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, Jun 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Blue Room
    Bring your design ideas to life with Canva, a free graphic design application. Save time by building on thousands of professional templates to create logos, flyers, social media content and more.

    Tue, Jun 18, 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.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Tue, Jun 18, 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.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts 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

    Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 2:30pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Photo Studio
    From just adding a hint of color to highlight your subjects hair to changing the color of an entire background, learning to use color gels will help you add some dimension to any photoshoot.

    Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Create trendy accessories with upcycled fabric and your fingers.

    Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Red Room
    Guide sixteen little blue creatures to safety through a series of logic-based puzzles. Help the Zoombinis across treacherous cliffs, past hungry pizza trolls, and up an unclimbable wall.

    Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while modding an FPS microgame.

    Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 20, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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)

    Thu, Jun 20, 12:10pm - 1:10pm
    Albertson Room
    Join Lenora Spence, Consumer Advocate, Division of Consumer Services, FL, as she provides an interactive presentation on scams, fraud, and consumer protection for seniors and caregivers.

    Thu, Jun 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Blue Room
    Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.

    Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the art of photography as we experiment with the camera's basic settings such as the shutter speed, aperture and more on a simulated DSLR camera.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Red Room
    Run your own pizza shop with Osmo. Make customers happy with fresh made-to-order pizzas and good service. Learn how to help customers and make change with Osmo Pizza Co.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Continue your learning with Pro Tools. Explore the Mix Window and learn how to add audio effects to audio tracks. Dive in with recording and manipulating MIDI performances.

    Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    LED Wall
    Using the new LED Wall at the Melrose Center as a case study, learn about the components of a system as well as talk about the types of LED walls.

    Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Papa Bear
    Did you know forests are known as the lungs of the planet? Learn about the importance of this living system and decorate cookies that resemble the forest floor! Recommended for ages 9-12.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Log practice time with DAW software in the Audio Learning Lab, with Melrose Audio Instructors on hand to answer your questions. (tic101)

    Thu, Jun 20, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
    Purple Room
    Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

    Thu, Jun 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Albertson Room
    Learn how to support and attract local pollinators and birds to your backyard.

    Thu, Jun 20, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and accurate audio levels. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

    Thu, Jun 20, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    The OCLS Book Bike will be out at the Orange County Regional History Center for the Third Thursday @ The Museum! Come for the festivities and explore the books available for check-out to take home!

    Thu, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Purple Room
    Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

    Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

    Fri, Jun 21, 10:30am - 2:30pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your 3D Design to reality with a 3D Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn how to use the slicing software, proper settings on the printer and gain access to our 3D printers in the Fab Lab.

    Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Red Room
    Let's-a go! Create custom Super Mario levels with enemies, obstacles, and rewards. Challenge classmates to play your game and try to beat their levels.

    Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while modding an FPS microgame.

    Fri, Jun 21, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 21, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Blue Room
    Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

    Fri, Jun 21, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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)

    Fri, Jun 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your design to reality with the Orion Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Orion Laser Cutter.

    Fri, Jun 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Blue Room
    Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

    Fri, Jun 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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)

    Fri, Jun 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Raise your video production value with motion graphic elements. Animate lower-third titles by using After Effect's shape layers, solid layers, masks, type tool and anchor point tool.

    Sat, Jun 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. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

    Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 5:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    You will fall head over tails with this adorable fox quilt! Your finished project will make a unique gift for your little one. Students are required to bring fabric and batting.

    Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Video Production Studio
    Shoot and cut video like a pro. Learn advanced video recording techniques such as live Chroma keying and PTZ remote camera.

    Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
    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. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

    Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Albertson Room
    Yamira Lee Johnson launches her new book Non Opioid Alternatives. After dealing with years of debilitating chronic pain and inflammation, Coach Mira was inspired to share her wellness journey.

    Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Design your own digital adventure! This three part intensive workshop includes Blender Fundamentals, Blender: 3D Character Modeling, and Blender: Texturing a Character.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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)

    Sat, Jun 22, 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Papa Bear
    The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

    Sat, Jun 22, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Red Room
    Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Step into the exciting world of D&D with the Adventure Begins board game. Choose your character and work together to face obstacles and defeat monsters.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Set the midground, foreground and background images for a television production. Learn advance ATEM technique, communicate with talents via clear-com headsets, and operate light remotely.

    Sat, Jun 22, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Blue Room
    Begin your journey into the world of coding. Learn to use the Visual Studio Code editor to write coding languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript or even Python.

    Sat, Jun 22, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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)

    Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Design your own digital adventure! This three part intensive workshop includes Blender Fundamentals, Blender: 3D Character Modeling, and Blender: Texturing a Character.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    LED Wall
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Sat, Jun 22, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
    FlexSpace
    Join us for adult game time where we introduce you to the featured game of the month.

    Sat, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Magnolia & Palm Room - Combined
    Prepare to be inspired and create your own pressed floral art, set inside a floating glass frame with designer Pamela Johancsik of Bomb Blooms. Ages 11 - 18.

    Sat, Jun 22, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Blue Room
    Explore HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Python using Visual Studio Code. Learn the foundational, universal programming terminology to help you succeed in creating apps, games, and other solutions.

    Sat, Jun 22, 3:45pm - 5:15pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Design your own digital adventure! This three part intensive workshop includes Blender Fundamentals, Blender: 3D Character Modeling, and Blender: Texturing a Character.
    This event is full

    Sat, Jun 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    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.

    Sun, Jun 23, 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.
    This event is full

    Sun, Jun 23, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Create a fun sewing project. Describe the project and skills learned. (Optional: Students are required to bring fabric.)
    This event is full

    Sun, Jun 23, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Operate professional Kino Flo and Sola 4 lighting equipment and Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital film camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

    Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Have a great time with the family while learning a new skill. Meet other Central Florida families while working on your craft. All skill levels are welcome.

    Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Construct your very own meteor to celebrate Meteor Day and have a portable shooting star in the palm of your hands!
    This event is full

    Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Synthesize your sound. Use source, modifier and controller modules to create and manipulate audio signals. (tic101)

    Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Melrose Stage
    In this introduction course we will define live-production components and systems. You will also learn the basic concepts of live-event terminology and technical systems.

    Sun, Jun 23, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Albertson Room
    Transform ordinary flower pots into works of art!
    This event is full

    Sun, Jun 23, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Construct your very own meteor to celebrate Meteor Day and have a portable shooting star in the palm of your hands!
    This event is full

    Rescheduled
    Sun, Jun 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    New date Sunday, June 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Join us on this exciting journey into one of the oldest photographic printing processes. Learn a brief history of photography, basics of composition, and create your own 5x7" Cyanotype to bring home!

    Sun, Jun 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Melrose Stage
    Learn some lighting instruments commonly used in professional stage lighting. In this class you will learn about ellipsoidal spotlights by using an ETC Source Four LED Series 2 Lustr.

    Sun, Jun 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    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.

    Mon, Jun 24, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Mon, Jun 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Papa Bear
    Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.

    Mon, Jun 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts 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, Jun 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Game Development 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, Jun 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Photo Studio
    Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Mon, Jun 24, 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. Recommended for ages 0-5.

    Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Create trendy accessories with upcycled fabric and your fingers.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    Learn exercises to familiarize yourself with your character’s environment. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Mon, Jun 24, 11:30am - 1:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.

    Mon, Jun 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Game Development 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.

    Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Photo Studio
    New to Photography? This class is for you. We cover introduction to basic photography concepts including the exposure triangle, using DSLR camera, different shooting modes, and much more!

    Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Purple Room
    Write real code. Use JavaScript or Python to complete challenges in CodeCombat. Explore mazes, loot treasure and defeat enemies in a fantasy adventure game using code.

    Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Mon, Jun 24, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Mon, Jun 24, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your design to reality with the Glowforge 3D Laser Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Glowforge.

    Mon, Jun 24, 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.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Mon, Jun 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    LED Wall
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Mon, Jun 24, 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.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Library Central
    What makes rainforests so special? Through interactive activities and real rainforest animals, children will be transported to the rainforests of the world. Recommended for ages 0-12.

    Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 2:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    This hands-on class will introduce you to the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital film camera. Learn camera setup, exposure settings and basic operation.

    Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Create colorful toys with just your hands. Use upcycled fabric and yarn to create plush butterflies, mice, snakes, and more.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Red Room
    Meet Sphero, the cute rolling robot. Use Sphero's LED matrix to display animations and pictures, then code your robot to roll along paths and through mazes.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while creating an obstacle course video game.

    Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    This two-part class teaches basic song structure, writing melody & lyrics. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Tue, Jun 25, 11:30am - 1:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.

    Tue, Jun 25, 11:30am - 1:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Learn to use Cricut Design Space Software to create a custom vinyl transfer, sticker and more. Create a unique look and style while learning to use the software, Cricut Maker and Heat Press.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Red Room
    Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Create your character and play a real campaign with monsters, adventure and treasure.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Video Production Studio,Melrose Rehearsal Space
    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, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Lounge around with these comfortable slim fit pants. Learn to add elastic waistband and side pockets. Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 25, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Purple Room
    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.

    Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Blue 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.

    Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Add to your project possibilities by crocheting in the round! Create amigurumi, hats, bowls and more. Learn how to create circles with increase stitches and use stitch markers to track your work.

    Tue, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Join us in bringing fairy tales to life as you sculpt and adorn your own fantasy fairy horns, ideal for cosplay or costume enhancement.
    This event is full

    Tue, Jun 25, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
    Blue Room
    Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.

    Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Papa Bear
    Wiggle and stretch to stories, songs and rhymes focusing on motor development. Recommended for ages 3-5.

    Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Learn to use Cricut Design Space Software to create a custom stickers. Create a unique look and style while learning to use the software and Cricut Maker.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your 3D Design to reality with a 3D Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn how to use the slicing software, proper settings on the printer and gain access to our 3D printers in the Fab Lab.

    Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Photo Studio
    Learn the basics of DSLR and Mirrorless camera functions. Get hands on experience with our cameras, while learning all about the safety and skills required to handle them.

    Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Expand your knowledge of creative film and video camera operation techniques. Explore pulling focus, depth of field and shot composition using the rule of thirds.

    Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Purple Room
    Make your own Minecraft world! Program the environment, animals and mobs. Use algorithms, functions, loops, and conditions to complete code challenges.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while creating an obstacle course video game.

    Wed, Jun 26, 11:30am - 1:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.

    Wed, Jun 26, 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Papa Bear
    Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

    Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Red Room
    Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Create your character and play a real campaign with monsters, adventure and treasure.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 26, 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.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 26, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Fiber Arts 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, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    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)

    Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Melrose Stage
    Learn the basics of a wireless microphone system to help you on your next production. Using Shure and GTD Wireless systems, we'll cover its components, setup and some common issues.

    Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    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.

    Wed, Jun 26, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Take the first steps to making your very own board game pieces and boards with our hands on guided workshop.
    This event is full

    Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    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)

    Wed, Jun 26, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    She was a fairy - she was a flower! Fiber artists, share in the magic of making as we create an enchanted forest of handcrafted art.

    Wed, Jun 26, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Melrose Stage
    In this class you will learn common terminology for video projection as well as optimal set up techniques for them. We will also cover modes of Geometric Correction commonly found on projectors.

    Wed, Jun 26, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Melrose Rehearsal Space
    Learn basic theater terminology, types of theaters and the roles each person plays in productions in this introductory theater class. This class is taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Wed, Jun 26, 5:15pm - 6:45pm
    Albertson Room
    The Food 101 series introduces you to a new topic every month, examining the historical and social significance of what we eat.

    Wed, Jun 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    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)

    Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

    Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Learn to use Cricut Design Space Software to create a custom stickers. Create a unique look and style while learning to use the software and Cricut Maker

    Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 2:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Meet Sphero, the cute rolling robot. Use Sphero's LED matrix to display animations and pictures, then code your robot to roll along paths and through mazes.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Red Room
    Speed into STEM with indi! Help indi cars drive through mazes you design. Learn the basics of coding and computational thinking with indi.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while creating an obstacle course video game.

    Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Podcasting Booth
    Get familiar with the equipment and software in the Melrose Podcast Booth. Learn how to effectively record with two – four microphones, save and export files and more. (tic101)
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 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.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 27, 11:30am - 1:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.

    Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Red Room
    Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Create your character and play a real campaign with monsters, adventure and treasure.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 27, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    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.

    Thu, Jun 27, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Take the first steps to making your very own board game pieces and boards with our hands on guided workshop.
    This event is full

    Thu, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Papa Bear
    Elevate your ramen recipe and embark on a noodle adventure! Choose toppings to make a delicious ramen dish. Recommended for ages 13-18.

    Thu, Jun 27, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
    Purple Room
    Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Thu, Jun 27, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Melrose Gallery
    Please join us for this gallery opening, celebrating the breathtaking celestial photography of Andi Cates.

    Thu, Jun 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Purple Room
    Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

    Fri, Jun 28, 10:00am - 1:45pm
    437 - Fourth Floor
    A representative from Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida will be onsite the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month to answer questions and assist with the SNAP application process.

    Fri, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Photo Studio
    Using just a beauty dish and a soft box, learn four different glamor lighting set ups to help enhance any standard portrait into a glamorous session!

    Fri, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Video Production Studio
    General Orientation and Video Studio Orientation are prerequisites. Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Purple Room
    Design your own role-playing video games. Use Tynker to create a classic top-down role-playing game complete with enemies to fight and treasure to find.

    Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.

    Fri, Jun 28, 11:15am - 11:45am
    Video Production Studio
    General Orientation and Video Studio Orientation are prerequisites. Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Jun 28, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Fiber Arts Studio
    Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

    Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.

    Fri, Jun 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Game Development 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.

    Fri, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn how to set up and modify a VR headset's features, navigate its operating system, and maintain a safe environment when using a VR Learning Station.

    Fri, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Take animation to the third dimension! Discover how to use 3D Layers, 3D cameras and Z-space to create the illusion of depth and motion with still photographs.

    Fri, Jun 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.

    Fri, Jun 28, 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.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.