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Digital Media Q&A: Adobe Open Lab

2019-12-11 10:00:00 2019-12-11 12:00:00 America/New_York Digital Media Q&A: Adobe Open Lab Are you looking the opportunity to get more hands-on practice with Adobe? Or do you have a question related to your home project? Orlando Public Library

Wednesday, December 11
10:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-12-11 10:00:00 2019-12-11 12:00:00 America/New_York Digital Media Q&A: Adobe Open Lab Are you looking the opportunity to get more hands-on practice with Adobe? Or do you have a question related to your home project? Orlando Public Library

Orlando Public Library

Melrose Classroom

Are you looking the opportunity to get more hands-on practice with Adobe? Or do you have a question related to your home project?

Stop in to this Q&A session to receive extra time to use the software/equipment with an instructor to answer some general questions.

Recommended Audience: Adult

TAGS: | Graphic Design |

Orlando Public Library

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Jan 13 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jan 14 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jan 15 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jan 16 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jan 17 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 18 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jan 19 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 The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community.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

Sun, Jan 19, 10:00am - 5:00pm
The Melrose Center is exhibiting at Otronicon.

Mon, Jan 20, 10:00am - 5:00pm
The Melrose Center is exhibiting at Otronicon.

Tue, Jan 21, 9:00am - 5:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Jan 21, 9:30am - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects? We have the equipment and tools, you bring your materials and projects! (tic101)

Tue, Jan 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter.

Tue, Jan 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Video Learning Lab
Did you know you could use a DSLR camera to record videos? Learn how to master your DSLR camera to shoot high-quality videos to play on your television or mobile device.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Melrose Classroom
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.

Tue, Jan 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Audio Production Studio
Discover the magic of live sound. Use a live mixer, microphones and speakers to record, mix and playback audio. (tic101)

Tue, Jan 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Explore a world of possibilities with the latest in virtual reality equipment and software. Learn about the principles of VR technology and major platforms.

Tue, Jan 21, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Tue, Jan 21, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Video Learning Lab
Shoot smooth and steady video. Operate camera stabilizers and gimbals to shoot video. Navigate external monitor settings of the DJI Osmo+ and practice handheld camera stabilizing techniques.

Tue, Jan 21, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image's texture.

Tue, Jan 21, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Mix live sound. Use a live mixer and outboard gear to get the perfect sound for your next event. (tic101)

Tue, Jan 21, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Tue, Jan 21, 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Purple Room
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Tue, Jan 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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, Jan 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
You’ve landed an interview! Now what? Get tips that will help you to practice and prepare, and to write a memorable thank you letter.

Tue, Jan 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create a cuddly stuffed bear, cat or frog and embellish it with your own flare. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for details.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 21, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jan 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Purple 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.

Tue, Jan 21, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it.

Tue, Jan 21, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jan 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
This class will introduce you to the basics of modeling, rigging, and animating a 3D character using Blender.

Tue, Jan 21, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Papa Bear
Craving that perfect breakfast meal before you run out to school? Learn how to make simple and delicious waffles with a topping twist for when you’re on the go!

Tue, Jan 21, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Tue, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Blue Room
Are you stuck on a WordPress-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.

Tue, Jan 21, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Interactive Media Wall
Join the conversation! Learn about library services such as Morningstar Investment Research Center, goal-oriented tools for saving, investing and more.

Tue, Jan 21, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Start crocheting today. Learn to chain and single crochet stitch to create bookmark perfect for your favorite books.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Tue, Jan 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cypress Room
Yamira Lee Johnson, head chef and founder of Breaking Bread with Mira, will explain various salts, sugars, and fats in this four-week series. Space is limited. Registration required.

Wed, Jan 22, 9:30am - 11:00am
Fab Lab
Make and program an automatic on/off night light, digital thermometer, and vibration security alarm. Learn how to interface an Arduino with a variety of external sensors. (tic101)

Wed, Jan 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
You can easily organize all your knitting needles or crochet hooks with an easy to make roll pouch. Create straps from strips of fabric using a bias tape maker.

Canceled
Wed, Jan 22, 10:00am - 2:00pm
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.

Wed, Jan 22, 10:00am - 11:30am
Video Learning Lab
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

Wed, Jan 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Melrose Classroom
Turn scanned drawings into sleek vector graphics. Apply several design techniques and use common editing tools to trace and color artwork as well as manage objects and layers.

Wed, Jan 22, 10:00am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business or personal finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet.

Wed, Jan 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Jan 22, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Come one, come all! Step right up with your little one to enjoy magnificent carnival games and a festive themed story. Recommended for toddlers.

Wed, Jan 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Wed, Jan 22, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Albertson Room
In this 4-week Masterclass video series, professional chefs will teach you skills and recipes that will help you to make gourmet meals in your own home.

Wed, Jan 22, 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.

Wed, Jan 22, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Make and program a digital button counter, and a dynamic light level sensing display. Learn how to interface an Arduino with a seven-segment digit display to show numbers and characters. (tic101)

Wed, Jan 22, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 22, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Design professional-looking stationery using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange text and image assets and use masks, transparency, and blending modes to create eye-catching designs.

Wed, Jan 22, 11:45am - 1:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Jan 22, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Video Learning Lab
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

Wed, Jan 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Blue Room
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the mail merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Wed, Jan 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits, accessories and a light meter to master four lighting set ups: Butterfly, Clamshell, Split and Loop.

Wed, Jan 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
First Floor Gallery
Drop in for a game of chess at the library. Chess sets are available for play and rule sheets are provided. All ages.

Wed, Jan 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create a cuddly stuffed bear, cat or frog and embellish it with your own flare. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for details.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Shoot and cut video like a pro. Learn advanced video recording techniques such as live Chroma keying and PTZ remote camera.

Wed, Jan 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fab Lab
Make and program a remote controlled multicolored light, and a remote controlled piano. Learn the essentials of using wireless infrared communication with an Arduino. (tic101)

Wed, Jan 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore the benefits of having a defined and consistent visual design style. Use a variety of tools and techniques to apply styles such as watercolor, flat, outline and more.

Wed, Jan 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Blue Room
How can I control what content I see and who sees my posts? What's the difference between a News Feed and a Timeline?

Wed, Jan 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Jan 22, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.

Wed, Jan 22, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Wed, Jan 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Wed, Jan 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Design a poster in Adobe Illustrator. Use the Transform options to scale objects, frame images using the Transparency panel and speed up text formatting with Paragraph Styles.

Wed, Jan 22, 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks.

Wed, Jan 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Blue 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.

Wed, Jan 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learning Cube
Create a classic knit hat with decorative cables. Available in a single size that will fit most adults. Students are required to bring materials.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jan 22, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 22, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time knitting or crocheting while mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Wed, Jan 22, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
This tool belt is a handy place to keep small tools of any kind. Great for crafters, gardeners and DIY warriors. Learn to make this tool belt from start to finish.

Wed, Jan 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Video Learning Lab
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

Wed, Jan 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
Take a look at the history of Japanese manga comics. Explore the impact this art style continues to have and create your own manga style art. Registration Required. Recommended ages 15 and older.

Wed, Jan 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

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

Thu, Jan 23, 9:30am - 11:00am
Video Learning Lab
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

Thu, Jan 23, 9:30am - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects? We have the equipment and tools, you bring your materials and projects! (tic101)

Thu, Jan 23, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Jan 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Melrose Classroom
Build your business logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a business logo using vector graphics tools.

Thu, Jan 23, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Red Room
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)

Thu, Jan 23, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Video Learning Lab
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 23, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albertson Room
Attorney Brian Wagner of Mateer Harbert:Attorneys at Law shares important considerations to protect your data. Ensure you have crucial information to protect yourself from identity fraud & other scams

Thu, Jan 23, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Red Room
Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. (tic101)

Thu, Jan 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
Learn the basics of buying and selling on eBay.

Thu, Jan 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create a cuddly stuffed bear, cat or frog and embellish it with your own flare. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for details.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 23, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Jan 23, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 23, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Are you looking the opportunity to get more hands-on practice with Adobe? Or do you have a question related to your home project?

Thu, Jan 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Thu, Jan 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Design professional layouts and create marketing materials that transform your businesses communications. Develop a magazine catalog using frames, images, graphics, type tools and more.

Thu, Jan 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Join Mayor Buddy's Book Club weekly discussion group to talk, meet other book club members, share experiences, and have fun. Recommended for upper elementary, tween and teen.

Thu, Jan 23, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create a unique Super Hero Cape in this 3-day camp.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jan 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tech Central
Orlando Musicians and Poets: sharpen your live performance skills and let Orlando hear your voice. Join us every 4th Thursday of the month for live entertainment in a creative atmosphere. (tic101)

Thu, Jan 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cypress Room
Chefs from Dandelion Community Cafe show you how to make vegan dishes for those who want to make more conscious decisions in the new year. Sample delicious dishes that will help you not miss meat!

Fri, Jan 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Digital sewing patterns offer instant access to get started on a project. Patterns can be reprinted when needed. Learn settings for printing, assembling pattern pieces and adding seam allowances.
This event is full

Fri, Jan 24, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Jan 24, 10:00am - 11:30am
Blue Room
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

Fri, Jan 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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.
This event is full

Fri, Jan 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Jan 24, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Have a berry good time celebrating fruits with stories and activities! Recommended for preschoolers.

Fri, Jan 24, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fab Lab
Learn how robots’ function and communicate in the real world by programming an Arduino micro-controller to control basic actuators, motors and servos. (tic101)

Fri, Jan 24, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Master key concepts to help shape your sound. Open the wide world of applying audio effects and begin to understand the theory behind building a mix. (tic101)

Fri, Jan 24, 11:00am - 1:05pm
Albertson Room
Enjoy a festival of films starring Tom Hanks: 1/3: Joe versus the volcano (PG) 1/10: Sleepless in Seattle (PG) 1/17: Turner and Hooch (PG) 1/24: Apollo 13 (PG)

Fri, Jan 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Fri, Jan 24, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Jan 24, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Jan 24, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Jan 24, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Red Room
Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. (tic101)

Fri, Jan 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

Fri, Jan 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cypress Room
Chef Cristina will be teaching how to make a classic Latin dish with a healthy twist. Turkey Picadillo is a great meal that is sure to please the whole family!

Fri, Jan 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fab Lab
Learn how robots’ function and communicate in the real world by programming an Arduino micro-controller to control relays, infrared and motion sensors. (tic101)

Fri, Jan 24, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Video Learning Lab
Love shooting videos on your mobile device? Want to bump up your video skills a notch? Learn the 7 basic techniques to enhance your mobile videos.

Fri, Jan 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Jan 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Red Room
Master your music production skills. Explore advanced production techniques to work with both MIDI and audio clips. (tic101)

Fri, Jan 24, 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Fri, Jan 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Learn how robots’ function and communicate in the real world by programming an Arduino micro-controller to control cooling mechanisms, limit switches and digital feedback devices. (tic101)

Fri, Jan 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Simulation Lab
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.

Fri, Jan 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.

Sat, Jan 25, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Albertson Room
Obtain the tools and knowledge needed to reach your writing and publishing goals this year. Authors and publishing professionals will teach workshops on a range of topics. ocls.info/writersconference
This event is full

Sat, Jan 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Sat, Jan 25, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Conference Room
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is a ten-session instructor-led program that introduces middle school students to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jan 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create a unique Super Hero Cape in this 3-day camp.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jan 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sat, Jan 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fab Lab
New year, new you, get organized with a planner stencil. Create a simple and easy custom laser engraved Planner Stencil with easy to use software and laser cutter. There is a materials fee of $5
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Canceled
Sat, Jan 25, 10:00am - 2:00pm
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.

Sat, Jan 25, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Canceled
Sat, Jan 25, 10:00am - 2:00pm
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.

Sat, Jan 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Sat, Jan 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Under the Sea
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Sat, Jan 25, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Conference Room
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is a ten-session instructor-led program that introduces middle school students to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jan 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Here’s an easy-to-make solution to burnt fingers and spilled soup. Protect hands and furniture from hot soup, chili, and oatmeal with this easy sewing project. Great for yourself or as a gift.

Sat, Jan 25, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects? We have the equipment and tools, you bring your materials and projects! (tic101)

Sat, Jan 25, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Canceled
Sat, Jan 25, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Sat, Jan 25, 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, Jan 26, All day
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Sun, Jan 26, 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, Jan 26, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Crochet cute amigurumi stuffed toys. Learn the basics of amigurumi, including crocheting 3D shapes in the round and embroidering facial features.
This event is full

Sun, Jan 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Jan 26, 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.

Sun, Jan 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Learning Lab
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

Sun, Jan 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.

Canceled
Sun, Jan 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Create a program with Python, an easy to learn programming language. Assign variables, input data and develop calculations to make an interactive application.

Sun, Jan 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tech Central
Out Tonight Theatre Meetup host, Marko Torres will discuss his approach to hosting live events including open mics, improv shows and guest interviews.

Sun, Jan 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Conference Room
Works with Sounds is a music composition and appreciation class for people of all skill levels. Classes meet from 2:00 - 4:00pm.

Sun, Jan 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Albertson Room
Calling all trainers! Join the official Orlando Public Library Pokémon League. Battle with the Pokémon Trading Card Game and more. Trainers of all ages and skill levels welcome.

Sun, Jan 26, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Red Room
Synthesize your sound. Use source, modifier and controller modules to create and manipulate audio signals. (tic101)

Sun, Jan 26, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.
This event is full

Sun, Jan 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Create gorgeous yellow and orange dyes with onion skins. Learn how to re-purpose kitchen scraps to create natural dyes for fabric and yarn.

Sun, Jan 26, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Video Learning Lab
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

Sun, Jan 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Use Adobe Photoshop to apply common image editing techniques used to key out a portrait silhouette and modify the background.

Sun, Jan 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sun, Jan 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Sun, Jan 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jan 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Mon, Jan 27, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Cozy up in the cold weather with a fashionable open front jacket. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for details.
This event is full

Mon, Jan 27, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Jan 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Mon, Jan 27, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Jan 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Drive a Hydraulic Excavator in lifelike construction site conditions. Practice digging trenches & driving with realistic controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment & software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jan 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Jan 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Are you looking the opportunity to get more hands-on practice with Adobe? Or do you have a question related to your home project?

Mon, Jan 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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.

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

Mon, Jan 27, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Jan 27, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Jan 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fab Lab
Are you ready to take your idea to manufacturing? Learn how to measure and design your prototype for 3D printing or Injections Molding. This is an advanced class. Please see the required skills.

Mon, Jan 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Red Room
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)

Mon, Jan 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Video Learning Lab
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.

Mon, Jan 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Mon, Jan 27, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Papa Bear
Travel back in time and find out what life was like for Native Americans and Pilgrims living in the 1600s. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Mon, Jan 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Mon, Jan 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Are you ready to take your idea to manufacturing? Learn how to create a prototype with moving parts. This is an advanced class. Please see the required skills.

Mon, Jan 27, 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

Mon, Jan 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Learning Lab
Immerse yourself in 360 videos. Learn how to operate a 360-degree camera to create a highly engaging video for your webpage, YouTube or Facebook. Recommended Audience: Adult
This event is full

Mon, Jan 27, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Red Room
Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. (tic101)

Mon, Jan 27, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Jan 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Purple Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Mon, Jan 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Build your business logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a business logo using vector graphics tools.

Mon, Jan 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cypress Room
Enjoy stories, smells and tastes of Morocco with Chef Habiba from Moroccan Breeze. She will prepare her famous couscous and explain the ins and outs of popular Moroccan cuisine. Registration Required.

Mon, Jan 27, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Purple Room
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Tue, Jan 28, 9:00am - 5:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Jan 28, 9:30am - 11:00am
Melrose Classroom
Start creating top-notch digital video productions. This is an introduction to the basics of editing video footage.

Tue, Jan 28, 9:30am - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects? We have the equipment and tools, you bring your materials and projects! (tic101)

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Cozy up in the cold weather with a fashionable open front jacket. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for details.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Blue 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.

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Tue, Jan 28, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Tue, Jan 28, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover a fast way to assemble a video edit by cutting to music. This hands-on class explores the creative aspect of motion picture editing.

Tue, Jan 28, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Tue, Jan 28, 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Purple Room
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.

Tue, Jan 28, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Add excitement and life to your movie! Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece.

Tue, Jan 28, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Sewing Studio
Create an easy and unique t-shirt with raglan sleeves. Learn a simple pattern that can be customized.

Tue, Jan 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Red Room
Master key concepts to help shape your sound. Open the wide world of applying audio effects and begin to understand the theory behind building a mix. (tic101)

Tue, Jan 28, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 28, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 28, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Tue, Jan 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Transform the look of your videos using color correction techniques in Premiere Pro! Color Correction is a must-learn skill for everyone involved with filmmaking and video production.

Tue, Jan 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Explore a world of possibilities with the latest in virtual reality equipment and software. Learn about the principles of VR technology and major platforms.

Tue, Jan 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Red Room
Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. (tic101)

Tue, Jan 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jan 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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

Tue, Jan 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Interactive Media Wall
Join the conversation! Learn about library services such as Morningstar Investment Research Center, goal-oriented tools for saving, investing and more.

Tue, Jan 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Add new stitches to your repertoire! Crochet a bookmark with the double and half double crochet stitches.

Tue, Jan 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Red Room
Master your music production skills. Explore advanced production techniques to work with both MIDI and audio clips. (tic101)

Tue, Jan 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cypress Room
Yamira Lee Johnson, head chef and founder of Breaking Bread with Mira, will explain various salts, sugars, and fats in this four-week series. Space is limited. Registration required.

Tue, Jan 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Tue, Jan 28, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
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.

Wed, Jan 29, 9:30am - 10:30am
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 29, 9:30am - 11:30am
Melrose Classroom
Model, rig and animate a 3D robotic arm!

Wed, Jan 29, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Cozy up in the cold weather with a fashionable open front jacket. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for details.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 29, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 29, 10:00am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

Wed, Jan 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Fuel your creativity with a cardboard box! Explore imaginary places with friends during an interactive storytime and free play. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Wed, Jan 29, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Wed, Jan 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 29, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Albertson Room
In this 4-week Masterclass video series, professional chefs will teach you skills and recipes that will help you to make gourmet meals in your own home.

Wed, Jan 29, 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.

Wed, Jan 29, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Translate prototype electronic circuits into permanent circuit board designs for manufacturing. Create a schematic for a printed circuit board. Learn to name, move, rotate and connect components.

Wed, Jan 29, 11:45am - 1:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Wed, Jan 29, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Develop a detailed humanoid arm. Learn to extrude, sub-divide and sculpt a 3D mesh.

Wed, Jan 29, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 29, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Fab Lab
Create beautiful PCB layouts quickly using Eagle software. Arrange PCB design objects, layout components, route connections, and finalize the design for manufacturing in this easy-to-use PCB editor.

Wed, Jan 29, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Sewing Studio
Create an easy and unique t-shirt with raglan sleeves. Learn a simple pattern that can be customized.

Wed, Jan 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Shoot and cut video like a pro. Learn advanced video recording techniques such as live Chroma keying and PTZ remote camera.

Wed, Jan 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to draw using a pen tablet. No drawing experience required.

Wed, Jan 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

Wed, Jan 29, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Papa Bear
What are the best foods to eat to fuel your body before a fun workout? Get ready, eat a snack and get active! Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Wed, Jan 29, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Wed, Jan 29, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 29, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Wed, Jan 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Wed, Jan 29, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to paint a landscape using a pen tablet. No painting experience required.

Wed, Jan 29, 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Wed, Jan 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learning Cube
Create a classic knit hat with decorative cables. Available in a single size that will fit most adults. Students are required to bring materials.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jan 29, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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.

Wed, Jan 29, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 29, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time knitting or crocheting while mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Wed, Jan 29, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

Wed, Jan 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Learning Lab
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

Wed, Jan 29, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Tech Central
An audio visual presentation and panel discussion regarding WMFE's invetigation into TSA at OIA. 6–7 p.m.: Audio-visual presentation 7–8:30 p.m.: Discussion followed by Q&A

Wed, Jan 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Create a light show of your own! Build a functioning LED lighting strip. Learn about the inexpensive components and how you can customize lighting for your home, office or automobile. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

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

Thu, Jan 30, 9:30am - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects? We have the equipment and tools, you bring your materials and projects! (tic101)

Thu, Jan 30, 9:30am - 10:30am
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 30, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Cozy up in the cold weather with a fashionable open front jacket. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for details.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 30, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learning Cube
Start macrame today. Learn the basics of using larks head and half knots to create decorative key chain fobs.

Thu, Jan 30, 10:00am - 11:30am
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.

Thu, Jan 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Make photos pop with black and white effects. Learn multiple ways to convert photos to black and white, apply adjustment layers and create enhancing effects.

Thu, Jan 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 30, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.

Thu, Jan 30, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Discover the world of motion capture animation. Using the Perception Neuron motion capture suit and Axis Neuron software, learn techniques to record, edit and export motion capture data.

Thu, Jan 30, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore 3D video in Adobe After Effects! Animate layers and extrude type in 3d space to create an otherworldly cinematic animation!

Thu, Jan 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits, accessories and a light meter to master four lighting set ups: Butterfly, Clamshell, Split and Loop.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Purple Room
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.

Thu, Jan 30, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Sewing Studio
Create an easy and unique t-shirt with raglan sleeves. Learn a simple pattern that can be customized.

Thu, Jan 30, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Purple 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.

Thu, Jan 30, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Build stunning 2D and 3D video motion graphics with confidence.

Thu, Jan 30, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 30, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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)

Thu, Jan 30, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Club Central - Ask at Desk
Learn how to hand-sew a tiny, ridiculously cute avocado plushy to keep. For tweens and teens. Registration required. Supplies limited.

Thu, Jan 30, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Thu, Jan 30, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game.

Thu, Jan 30, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Take your video to the next level! Discover how to use the arcs principle to animation photographs, and how to use the moving camera tool to follow the action on the screen.

Thu, Jan 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. (tic101)

Thu, Jan 30, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

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

Thu, Jan 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Record in stereo sound. Discover how to set-up microphones for a variety of stereo recording techniques and explore the pros and cons of each technique. (tic101)

Thu, Jan 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
Tell your story, build your platform, and have fun by starting a podcast. Nick Georgoudiou, host of To a Certain Degree, will discuss what you need to launch your own podcast.

Fri, Jan 31, 9:30am - 10:00am
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Jan 31, 9:30am - 10:30am
Melrose Classroom
Get better control over managing and organizing large collections of photographs. Once your photos are imported, find out how to categorize, tag, and rank your photos.

Fri, Jan 31, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Cozy up in the cold weather with a fashionable open front jacket. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for details.
This event is full

Fri, Jan 31, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Jan 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Jan 31, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Get cozy as we build a snowman with wintry sweets and enjoy it paired with a cup of hot chocolate. Recommended for preschoolers.

Fri, Jan 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Fri, Jan 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how easy it is to adjust one or multiple photos with just a few simple clicks. Quickly edit, correct exposure, convert images and enhance the color of your photos.

Fri, Jan 31, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Jan 31, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Capture the beauty of your photographs and share with friends, family and clients.

Fri, Jan 31, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Jan 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Jan 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Papa Bear
Brrrr! Zip up your jacket and get ready for some cold weather stories, activities and crafts from the top of the world! recommended for lower elementary.

Fri, Jan 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Discover the magic of live sound. Use a live mixer, microphones and speakers to record, mix and playback audio. (tic101)

Fri, Jan 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Jan 31, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Purple Room
Build and program a Lego project with a simple to use computer interface in this camp. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

Fri, Jan 31, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Mix live sound. Use a live mixer and outboard gear to get the perfect sound for your next event. (tic101)

Fri, Jan 31, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Central
New York Times bestselling author, Debbie Macomber, will share the inspiration behind her stories and the process of bringing them to life on the page.  Register

Sat, Feb 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Sat, Feb 01, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Conference Room
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is a ten-session instructor-led program that introduces middle school students to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Feb 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sat, Feb 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your family to build and play with science and technology at the Melrose Center! Available resources include littleBits, Snap Circuits, and K'NEX. (tic101)

Sat, Feb 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 01, 10:00am - 11:30am
Red Room
Turn your ideas into reality with Ableton Live. Live is made for music creation and performance with fast, fluid and flexible options.

Sat, Feb 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 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.

Sat, Feb 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.

Sat, Feb 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
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.

Sat, Feb 01, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Conference Room
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is a ten-session instructor-led program that introduces middle school students to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Feb 01, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 01, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tech Central
We are a community of Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers, Data Geeks, and Data Enthusiasts meeting regularly to foster a space for an open exchange of ideas and data science knowledge.

Sat, Feb 01, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects? We have the equipment and tools, you bring your materials and projects! (tic101)

Sat, Feb 01, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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)

Sat, Feb 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Feb 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Papa Bear
Bring your family on down to Motown! Move and groove together with drop-in activities related to the first black-owned record company in the US. Recommended for families.

Sat, Feb 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Canceled
Sat, Feb 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sat, Feb 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Red Room
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, Feb 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses.

Sun, Feb 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Blue Room
Edit your video faster and more accurately with Adobe Premiere. Split and trim video clips with precision directly in the Timeline. Add built-in effects, transitions, and titles to your film.

Sun, Feb 02, 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.
This event is full

Sun, Feb 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cypress Room
The Ghost Society is an open forum hosted by The Beyond Investigators paranormal team. Share your personal experiences, learn what's new in the field & discuss books and shows in a casual atmosphere. 

Sun, Feb 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Conference Room
Works with Sounds is a music composition and appreciation class for people of all skill levels. Classes meet from 2:00 - 4:00pm.

Sun, Feb 02, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Mag.Lo is an experimental hip hop/indie pop artist who strives to step beyond any one genre or expressive medium. See him record in the Melrose Audio Studio. Register at ocls.info/melroseinthemix.

Sun, Feb 02, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.

Sun, Feb 02, 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Blue Room
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.

Sun, Feb 02, 4:20pm - 4:40pm
Blue Room
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.

Sun, Feb 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Sun, Feb 02, 4:40pm - 5:00pm
Blue Room
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.

Mon, Feb 03, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Mon, Feb 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Mon, Feb 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Need to pack up some small things for a trip to a theme park or just carry snacks for a short hike? This is the perfect easy to make backpack for those times when you only need to carry a few things.

Mon, Feb 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Blue Room
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

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

Mon, Feb 03, 11:45am - 1:15pm
Blue Room
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Mon, Feb 03, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Feb 03, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Blue Room
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

Mon, Feb 03, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 03, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Mon, Feb 03, 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Blue Room
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Mon, Feb 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Stretchy and snugly classic ribbed scarves are sure to keep you warm on even the coldest day. Learn how to cast on with the long tail method and how to use a stretchy bind off in this class.

Tue, Feb 04, 9:00am - 5:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Feb 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

Tue, Feb 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Blue Room
Make photos pop with black and white effects. Learn multiple ways to convert photos to black and white, apply adjustment layers and create enhancing effects.

Tue, Feb 04, 11:00am - 12:30pm
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.

Tue, Feb 04, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Blue Room
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.

Tue, Feb 04, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Blue Room
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.

Tue, Feb 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Tue, Feb 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.

Tue, Feb 04, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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.

Tue, Feb 04, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Purple Room
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it.

Tue, Feb 04, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Tue, Feb 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Purple Room
Are you stuck on a WordPress-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.

Tue, Feb 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Interactive Media Wall
Join the conversation! Learn about library services such as Morningstar Investment Research Center, goal-oriented tools for saving, investing and more.

Tue, Feb 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Start crocheting today. Learn to chain and single crochet stitch to create bookmark perfect for your favorite books.

Tue, Feb 04, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
Learn how to use internal and external conflict and increasing stakes to keep your characters in the pressure cooker and your readers on the edge of their seats. Presented by author Carol J. Post.

Rescheduled
Wed, Feb 05, 9:00am - 12:30pm
New date Wednesday, February 05, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Build a custom quilt block by block. Join us each month for a new design, come for one class or take them all. At the end of the year you will have a complete project perfect for keeping warm.

Wed, Feb 05, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Build a custom quilt block by block. Join us each month for a new design, come for one class or take them all. At the end of the year you will have a complete project perfect for keeping warm.

Wed, Feb 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter.

Wed, Feb 05, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Discover the African culture through interactive stories and activities. Get creative with color as we play with shapes and patterns to make paper kente cloth.

Wed, Feb 05, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Wed, Feb 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.

Wed, Feb 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Purple Room
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Wed, Feb 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albertson Room
Join us for a series of films by Black directors and actors from all across the genre spectrum. 02/05: Shaft (2019) 02/12: Love & Basketball (2000) 02/19: Barbershop (2002) 02/26: Get Out (2018)

Wed, Feb 05, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Sewing Studio
Assemble the quilt blocks that you have made over the last year and learn to piece them together, add batting, backing and binding. Students are required to bring materials and completed blocks.

Wed, Feb 05, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Purple 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.

Wed, Feb 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Blue Room
Design cinematic visual effects and sophisticated motion graphics using shapes, layers, type tools and more. Learn the essentials of advanced animation and compositing.

Wed, Feb 05, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Wed, Feb 05, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to sew your own tote bag from start to finish using professional patterns, fabric of your choice and professional sewing machines in this 3-day class series.

Wed, Feb 05, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time knitting or crocheting while mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Wed, Feb 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Central
This 8-week course covers the skills of improv including: learning the basics of agreement and support, getting over shyness and being "in the moment". Ages 16 and up. Registration required.

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

Thu, Feb 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learning Cube
Start hand embroidery today. Learn the basics of using a hoop and needles to create running, back and cross stitches to create a beautiful sampler.

Thu, Feb 06, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

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

Thu, Feb 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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, Feb 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Are you looking the opportunity to get more hands-on practice with Adobe programs? Or do you have a question related to your home project?

Thu, Feb 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Thu, Feb 06, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Blue Room
Dive into the world of developing interactive webpages. Learn the fundamental of PHP, a widely-used programming language for designing web apps.

Thu, Feb 06, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
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.

Thu, Feb 06, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Thu, Feb 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to create a flowchart to show the sequence of actions within a process of a project or an organizational chart by using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Thu, Feb 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Take your webpages coding skills to the next level! Learn how to build dynamic data-driven content with PHP. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Feb 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Join Mayor Buddy's Book Club weekly discussion group to talk, meet other book club members, share experiences, and have fun. Recommended for upper elementary, tween and teen.

Thu, Feb 06, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make joggers in the second of the Athleisure wear series. Comfortable joggers are perfect for the gym, jogging or lounging. Students are required to bring fabric.

Thu, Feb 06, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Display your treasures in style with a custom made jewelry tree. You design it yourself and learn about laser engraving. There is a materials fee of $5
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Feb 06, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
Tech Central
Indienomicon is a community banded together and on a mission to bring awareness to the excitement, culture, and incredible talent of the indie game developers of Central Florida.

Thu, Feb 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cypress Room
Joycelyn Bryant of Joycelyn's Southern Kitchen will demonstrate healthy and satisfying soup recipes.

Fri, Feb 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learning Cube
Get up and running with your new iPad or iPhone. Learn how to navigate an iPad and iPhone using gestures, install and organize apps, modify general and privacy settings and more.

Fri, Feb 07, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Feb 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
From first cut to final stitch, learn how to create a four block sampler quilt! Students will learn rotary cutting and piecing techniques in this 4-day series for beginner quilting.

Fri, Feb 07, 10:00am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

Fri, Feb 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Central
Be inspired by dancing and drumming as we hear the rhythm of the Earth through a storytelling performance of To Be a Drum by Evelyn Coleman. Recommended for families.

Fri, Feb 07, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Learning Cube
Get organized with your iPad or iPhone. Learn to create and edit events, reminders, lists and notes with Calendar, Reminders and Notes apps.

Fri, Feb 07, 11:45am - 1:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Fri, Feb 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
Never miss out on capturing a memory with your iPad or iPhone. Learn about the camera options and modes and how to use them to take amazing photos. Perform simple edits to clean up your images.

Fri, Feb 07, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Feb 07, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Blue Room
Make finding your photos easy with your iPad or iPhone.  Learn to organize photos into albums, moments and collections. Edit photos with filters and exposure tools to enhance your images.

Fri, Feb 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Papa Bear
We may not be making love potions, but this event is sure to get your heart beating with fun science experiments and STEAM challenges. Recommended for lower and upper elementary. 

Canceled
Fri, Feb 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
What will you create today? Explore, experiment or be entertained. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

Sat, Feb 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Sat, Feb 08, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Conference Room
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is a ten-session instructor-led program that introduces middle school students to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Feb 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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.

Sat, Feb 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sat, Feb 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Library Central
Celebrate the Chinese New Year! Enjoy Chinese traditions Dragon Dance, folk dances, a musical performance and a demonstration of Chinese calligraphy. Presented by the Chinese School of CAACF, Inc.

Sat, Feb 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create a unique Pillowcase in this 3 day camp. Supported by the City of Orlando Mayor's Matching Grant.

Sat, Feb 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.

Sat, Feb 08, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Under the Sea
Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a lovable, furry listener. Be An Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry presents this reading program for children with certified therapy dogs.

Sat, Feb 08, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Conference Room
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is a ten-session instructor-led program that introduces middle school students to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Feb 08, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Tech Central
Robotics and Makers (informal) group monthly meetup.

Sat, Feb 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learning Cube
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.

Sat, Feb 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Albertson Room
Book reviews are one of an author's most powerful publicity tools. Author Kiernan Kelly will discuss how you can get reviews for your published book and how to use those reviews in your book publicity

Sat, Feb 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Papa Bear
Honor African American artist Alma Thomas and create your own colorful abstract work of art. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Sat, Feb 08, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Sat, Feb 08, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Sun, Feb 09, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Crochet adorable hearts for decoration or as a special gift for your Valentine. Learn how to work the magic circle and surface slip stitches, while practicing basic crochet stitches.

Sun, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
Wassalou is an Afropop band that presents a unique talent to the North American cultural landscape. Bringing language, colorful traditional costuming and dance straight out of Africa.

Sun, Feb 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fab Lab
Sit and relax while painting on a canvas with instructor assistance, and walk away with your very own masterpiece! Registration Required.

Sun, Feb 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Conference Room
Works with Sounds is a music composition and appreciation class for people of all skill levels. Classes meet from 2:00 - 4:00pm.

Sun, Feb 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Albertson Room
Calling all trainers! Join the official Orlando Public Library Pokémon League. Battle with the Pokémon Trading Card Game and more. Trainers of all ages and skill levels welcome.

Sun, Feb 09, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.

Sun, Feb 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Magnolia Room
Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion and camaraderie. Writers of all genres and experience are welcome. Please attend one meeting before submitting a piece for critique.

Sun, Feb 09, 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Blue Room
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.

Sun, Feb 09, 4:20pm - 4:40pm
Blue Room
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.

Sun, Feb 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Sun, Feb 09, 4:40pm - 5:00pm
Blue Room
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.

Mon, Feb 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Mon, Feb 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Mon, Feb 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Mama Bear
Explore sensory activities made with love and help baby develop fine and gross motor skills. Recommended for babies.

Mon, Feb 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

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

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

Mon, Feb 10, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Feb 10, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 10, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Mon, Feb 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
Looking for funding? Get the 101 on using this comprehensive directory to win grants and make a difference.

Mon, Feb 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Keep your toes toasty with house slippers. Learn how to work in the round using the Magic Loop technique, as well as how to shape your slipper with three decrease stitches.

Tue, Feb 11, 9:00am - 5:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Feb 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.

Tue, Feb 11, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Sewing Studio
In this three day workshop you will learn to thread a serger, change needles and adjust tensions on an overlock sewing machine for 12 different stitch types. This is an advanced class series.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 11, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 11, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Club Central - Ask at Desk
Channel your inner Lara Jean as we count down to the release of P.S. I Still Love You while making a no-sew scrunchie. Registration required. Supplies limited. For tweens and teens.

Tue, Feb 11, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Tue, Feb 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Interactive Media Wall
Join the conversation! Learn about library services such as Morningstar Investment Research Center, goal-oriented tools for saving, investing and more.

Tue, Feb 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Add new stitches to your repertoire! Crochet a bookmark with the double and half double crochet stitches.

Tue, Feb 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cypress Room
Chefs from local favorite Nikki's Place show you how to prepare delicious southern soul food classics! This event is intended for adults & registration is required.

Wed, Feb 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create a classic pillowcase with a contrasting cuff. Professionally finish your project with French seams, while practicing straight stitches. Students are required to bring fabric.

Wed, Feb 12, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Create heart-shaped valentine crafts to surprise the special people in your life! Listen to stories and play games to fill your heart with love. Recommended for preschoolers.

Wed, Feb 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.

Wed, Feb 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albertson Room
Join us for a series of films by Black directors and actors from all across the genre spectrum. 02/05: Shaft (2019) 02/12: Love & Basketball (2000) 02/19: Barbershop (2002) 02/26: Get Out (2018)

Wed, Feb 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
First Floor Gallery
Drop in for a game of chess at the library. Chess sets are available for play and rule sheets are provided. All ages.

Wed, Feb 12, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Sewing Studio
In this three day workshop you will learn to thread a serger, change needles and adjust tensions on an overlock sewing machine for 12 different stitch types. This is an advanced class series.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 12, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Wed, Feb 12, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learning Cube
Start knitting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a colorful bookmark.

Wed, Feb 12, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to sew your own tote bag from start to finish using professional patterns, fabric of your choice and professional sewing machines in this 3-day class series.

Wed, Feb 12, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time knitting or crocheting while mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Wed, Feb 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Central
This 8-week course covers the skills of improv including: learning the basics of agreement and support, getting over shyness and being "in the moment". Ages 16 and up. Registration required.

Wed, Feb 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cypress Room
Join Chef Karen Ross as she demonstrates how to make Okra, Corn and Tomato Stew. Seating is limited, registration required.

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

Thu, Feb 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learning Cube
Hand embroider a heart for your sweetheart. Learn how to create French knots, chain stitches and satin stitches, while practicing the running and back stitches.

Thu, Feb 13, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Are you looking the opportunity to get more hands-on practice with Adobe programs? Or do you have a question related to your home project?

Thu, Feb 13, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Sewing Studio
In this three day workshop you will learn to thread a serger, change needles and adjust tensions on an overlock sewing machine for 12 different stitch types. This is an advanced class series.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 13, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Thu, Feb 13, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make joggers in the second of the Athleisure wear series. Comfortable joggers are perfect for the gym, jogging or lounging. Students are required to bring fabric.

Thu, Feb 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Join our workshop with instructor assistance and learn the advantages and strengths of InDesign by creating a simple magazine spread.

Fri, Feb 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
From first cut to final stitch, learn how to create a four block sampler quilt! Students will learn rotary cutting and piecing techniques in this 4-day series for beginner quilting.

Fri, Feb 14, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Bring your little one to create a treat with lots of love. Learn to pipe frosting and layer toppings to make a cute lady bug. Recommended for preschoolers.

Fri, Feb 14, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Sat, Feb 15, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Canceled
Sat, Feb 15, 9:30am - 10:30am
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Sat, Feb 15, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Learning Cube
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is a ten-session instructor-led program that introduces middle school students to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Feb 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sat, Feb 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro. Create a unique Pillowcase in this 3 day camp. Supported by the City of Orlando Mayor's Matching Grant.

Sat, Feb 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.

Sat, Feb 15, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Tech Central
The 2020 Melrose Creative Expo marks the 6th anniversary of the Melrose Center. Come enjoy family-friendly activities and see the Melrose Awards presentation honoring the year's best works.

Sat, Feb 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Central
View artwork created by local K -12 students. Enjoy these masterpieces and converse with other art enthusiasts. Awards will be presented to the Youth Art Contest winners by age group.

Sat, Feb 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Sat, Feb 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Sun, Feb 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albertson Room
Connect with others who are interested in paper planning for both hobby and function. Share your ideas and the ways you organize your life with other like-minded individuals.

Sun, Feb 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Central
Celebrate African-American literature in poetry, story, and song, performed by local luminaries in conjunction with the 30th Annual National African-American Read-In. www.ocls.info/readin

Sun, Feb 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fab Lab
Display your treasures in style with a custom made jewelry tree. You design it yourself and learn about laser engraving. There is a materials fee of $5
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Feb 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Conference Room
Works with Sounds is a music composition and appreciation class for people of all skill levels. Classes meet from 2:00 - 4:00pm.

Sun, Feb 16, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.

Sun, Feb 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Mon, Feb 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Mon, Feb 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Mon, Feb 17, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
New to sewing and ready for that first simple project? These easy to make coasters, based on the four square quilt block design, make great gifts for many occasions.

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

Mon, Feb 17, 11:00am - 2:00pm
FlexSpace
Take a break from the everyday and explore what’s new in tech at the library. Try out drones, robotics, and virtual reality headsets in interactive activities great for the whole family.

Mon, Feb 17, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Feb 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Are you looking the opportunity to get more hands-on practice with Adobe programs? Or do you have a question related to your home project?

Mon, Feb 17, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Keep your toes toasty with house slippers. Learn how to work in the round using the Magic Loop technique, as well as how to shape your slipper with three decrease stitches.

Tue, Feb 18, 9:00am - 5:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Feb 18, 9:30am - 10:30am
Sewing Studio
If you already know how to use a sewing machine, it is time to discover the versatility of using a serger. Get an overview of how a serger works and how to properly and safely use one.

Tue, Feb 18, 10:45am - 12:15pm
Sewing Studio
Sergers can perform many different types of stitches as long as you know how to thread them properly. Learn to thread paths for upper and lower loopers, and for both needles.

Tue, Feb 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
You’ve landed an interview! Now what? Get tips that will help you to practice and prepare, and to write a memorable thank you letter.

Tue, Feb 18, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Sewing Studio
Ready for your first serger project? We will teach you sewing techniques for finished seams using overlock sergers. Students are required to bring fabric.

Tue, Feb 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
InfoPower Suite
Adult Program Committee Meeting

Tue, Feb 18, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Tue, Feb 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Interactive Media Wall
Join the conversation! Learn about library services such as Morningstar Investment Research Center, goal-oriented tools for saving, investing and more.

Tue, Feb 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Create the look of a classic knit ribbed scarf with crochet! Learn how to work through the back loop only and how to add fridge to your finished scarf in this beginner crochet class.