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Adobe Open Lab

2020-02-17 14:00:00 2020-02-17 16:00:00 America/New_York Adobe Open Lab 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? Orlando Public Library

Monday, February 17
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-02-17 14:00:00 2020-02-17 16:00:00 America/New_York Adobe Open Lab 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? Orlando Public Library

Orlando Public Library

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?

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, Feb 24 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Feb 25 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 26 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 27 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Feb 28 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 29 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Mar 01 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

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

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 The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community.

 

Upcoming events

Wed, Feb 26, 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.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Wed, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Put your sewing machine to more use than just the basics! Learn to stabilize and stitch machine buttonholes for a polished finish.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Take your knowledge of coding to the next level with Object-Oriented Programming. Learn modern application development by defining classes, creating objects and simplifying code.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Share your love for our forever friends with stories and activities. Plush puppies are welcome. Recommended for toddlers.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Wed, Feb 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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, Feb 26, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to draw using a pen tablet. No drawing experience required.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Turn scraps of fabric into beautiful designs using different stitches and stabilizers. Learn three great methods to applique with a sewing machine.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to paint a landscape using a pen tablet. No painting experience required.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Wed, Feb 26, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
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, Feb 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 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 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
Join Mayor Buddy's Book Club to celebrate the completion of our latest book!

Wed, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learning Cube
Don't throw your knitting project, fix it! Learn how to read stitches, as well as take out stitches and pick up dropped ones in your work.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Use Adobe Photoshop to apply common image editing techniques used to key out a portrait silhouette and modify the background.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Video Production Studio
Shoot and cut video like a pro. Learn advanced video recording techniques such as live Chroma keying and PTZ remote camera.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 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.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 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 26, 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.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Wed, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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.

Wed, Feb 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
The Food 101 series introduces you to a new topic every month, examining the historical and social significance of what we eat. In February, learn about nuts, and how they're consumed around the world
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 27, 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 27, 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!

Thu, Feb 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learning Cube
Update your look with stylish macrame feather earrings. Learn how to use the lark’s head knot individually and in pairs in this beginner’s macrame project.

Thu, Feb 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

Thu, Feb 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.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Use the Function Library to find the best fit for your project. Insert financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions.

Thu, Feb 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Model, rig and animate a 3D robotic arm!

Thu, Feb 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Albertson Room
Jasmine Win shows basic qigong techniques & how using them in your daily life can benefit your health. Qigong is a crucial tool in Chinese medicine which involves movement, breathing, and meditation.

Thu, Feb 27, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Create stunning interactive reports for presentations and analysis. Use Power View Reports to insert data tables, charts and maps onto a seamless canvas.

Thu, Feb 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Blue Room
Share your recipes or travels with others by starting your own blog. Learn to add content, images and video to a post. Change the appearance of your blog with simple theme tools.

Thu, Feb 27, 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Purple Room
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting. Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding.

Thu, Feb 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Thu, Feb 27, 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 27, 2:00pm - 2:20pm
Blue Room
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.

Thu, Feb 27, 2:00pm - 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

Thu, Feb 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Develop a detailed humanoid arm. Learn to extrude, sub-divide and sculpt a 3D mesh.

Thu, Feb 27, 2:20pm - 2:40pm
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.

Thu, Feb 27, 2:40pm - 3:00pm
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.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Video Learning Lab
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 27, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Club Central - Ask at Desk
Hop in your Delorean, because it’s time to flashback to the 80s with a craft and trivia. Radical, dude! Registration suggested. Recommended for tweens and teens.

Thu, Feb 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.

Thu, Feb 27, 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.

Thu, Feb 27, 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.

Thu, Feb 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Take your photos to the next level by learning to enhance and correct colors in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Audience: Adult
This event is full

Thu, Feb 27, 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.

Thu, Feb 27, 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.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Video Learning Lab
Take control of your shots and become more creative. Learn about camera settings, controls and exposure. Explore creative techniques including pulling focus, depth of field and composition.

Thu, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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

Thu, Feb 27, 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)

Fri, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 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 28, 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.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 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.
This event is full

Fri, Feb 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Blue Room
Learn database concepts and terminology. Learn flat and relational database concepts and create a simple database with multiple tables.

Fri, Feb 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

Fri, Feb 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive a forklift in lifelike warehouse conditions. Practice moving freight with realistic controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Stomp on in for a Dinosaur Party! We'll enjoy stories and songs before moving on to "tea", treats and crafts. Fancy, whimsical and or prehistoric attire is encouraged! Recommended for preschoolers.

Fri, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
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, Feb 28, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Fri, Feb 28, 11:45am - 1:15pm
Blue Room
Learn how to create relationship among tables and manipulate data with queries in a database.

Fri, Feb 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.
This event is full

Fri, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 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 28, 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Learn how to create and customize forms and reports using data from tables and queries! You will also add a navigation menu using the Switchboard Manager.

Fri, Feb 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fab Lab
Make and program an automatic on/off night light, digital thermometer, and vibration security alarm. Learn how to interface an Arduino with a variety of external sensors. (tic101)

Fri, Feb 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Discover the world of motion capture animation. Using the Perception Neuron motion capture suit and Axis Neuron software, learn techniques to record, edit and export motion capture data.

Fri, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Make and program a digital button counter, and a dynamic light level sensing display. Learn how to interface an Arduino with a seven-segment digit display to show numbers and characters. (tic101)

Fri, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Animate a digital character using motion capture data. Learn how to create, define and edit a character's skeletal structure using Maya's HumanIK Solver.

Fri, Feb 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Red Room
Mix live sound. Use a live mixer and outboard gear to get the perfect sound for your next event. (tic101)

Sat, Feb 29, 9:30am - 2:30pm
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!

Sat, Feb 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Sat, Feb 29, 9:30am - 10:30am
437 - Fourth Floor
You’ve landed an interview! Now what? Get tips that will help you to practice and prepare, and to write a memorable thank you letter.

Sat, Feb 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Sat, Feb 29, 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.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 29, 10:00am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Develop interactive Web pages with rich media content. Students will learn the fundamental of JavaScript and useful techniques to bring a static Web pages to life.

Sat, Feb 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
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)

Sat, Feb 29, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Sat, Feb 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
This class will introduce you to the basics of modeling, rigging, and animating a 3D character using Blender.

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

Sat, Feb 29, 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, Feb 29, 11:00am - 2:00pm
FlexSpace
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 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sat, Feb 29, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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)

Sat, Feb 29, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Second Floor, Gallery
Shop local at the Mini BizKids Market! This one-day market will feature youth-run businesses ranging from crafters, artists, jewelry-makers and more.

Sat, Feb 29, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 29, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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)

Sat, Feb 29, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Create awesome photo mash-ups in Adobe Photoshop! Learn how to use basic tools, brushes, and the concepts of layers and background removal.

Sat, Feb 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.
This event is full

Canceled
Sat, Feb 29, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

Sat, Feb 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Feb 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Papa Bear
Celebrate Black History with a look at scientists and inventors who've made us change the way we look at the world. Enjoy facts, trivia and challenges. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

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

Sat, Feb 29, 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.

Sat, Feb 29, 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.

Sat, Feb 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Mar 01, 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.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 01, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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.

Sun, Mar 01, 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, Mar 01, 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, Mar 01, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Sun, Mar 01, 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, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
Enjoy a live performance by the students of the Blakemore School of Music. Students of all ages will perform classical music at your local library.

Sun, Mar 01, 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, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sun, Mar 01, 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.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Sun, Mar 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Make a unique gift for someone! You design and build it yourself, while learning about casting.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 01, 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.

Sun, Mar 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how easy it is to adjust one or multiple photos with just a few simple clicks. Quickly edit, correct exposure, convert images and enhance the color of your photos.

Sun, Mar 01, 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, Mar 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Learning Lab
Take control of your shots and become more creative. Learn about camera settings, controls and exposure. Explore creative techniques including pulling focus, depth of field and composition.

Sun, Mar 01, 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, Mar 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
437/438 Combined - Fourth Floor
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Sun, Mar 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sun, Mar 01, 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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Audio Production Studio
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

Mon, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Fab Lab
Create basic shapes and objects with a free and easy to use 3D design software. Learn to add objects, rotate, scale and snap shapes together.

Mon, Mar 02, 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.

Mon, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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.

Mon, Mar 02, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albertson Room
In celebration of Women's History Month, enjoy award-winning movies directed by women. 3/2: The Hurt Locker 3/9: Selma 3/16: Winter's Bone 3/23: In a World 3/30: The Kids are All Right

Mon, Mar 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Mon, Mar 02, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Create a 3D design using the Polyline and Revolve tools. Then take it to the next level and manipulate multiple objects. Give your 3D designs a realistic look and texture. (tic101)

Mon, Mar 02, 11:30am - 1:00pm
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)

Mon, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fab Lab
Take 3D design to the next level using the Pattern and Loft tools. Create a complex 3D objects by combining multiple shapes. (tic101)

Mon, Mar 02, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore 3D video in Adobe After Effects! Animate layers and extrude type in 3d space to create an otherworldly cinematic animation!

Mon, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses.

Mon, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to draw using a pen tablet. No drawing experience required.

Mon, Mar 02, 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Blue Room
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Mon, Mar 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Mon, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires. (tic101)
This event is full

Mon, Mar 02, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to paint a landscape using a pen tablet. No painting experience required.

Tue, Mar 03, 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, Mar 03, 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.

Canceled
Tue, Mar 03, 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.

Tue, Mar 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 03, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 03, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Tue, Mar 03, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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, Mar 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Put your sewing machine to more use than just the basics! Learn to stabilize and stitch machine buttonholes for a polished finish.

Tue, Mar 03, 2:00pm - 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!

Tue, Mar 03, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Purple Room
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Tue, Mar 03, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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, Mar 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Discover the world of motion capture animation. Using the Perception Neuron motion capture suit and Axis Neuron software, learn techniques to record, edit and export motion capture data.

Tue, Mar 03, 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.

Tue, Mar 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.

Tue, Mar 03, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Mar 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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, Mar 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Tue, Mar 03, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Mar 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Animate a digital character using motion capture data. Learn how to create, define and edit a character's skeletal structure using Maya's HumanIK Solver.

Tue, Mar 03, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Red Room
Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. (tic101)

Tue, Mar 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Add color to your knitting! Learn how to choose colors, read color charts, as well as how to work stripes, intarsia, mosaic, and stranded colorwork into your projects.

Tue, Mar 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Creative Workspace
Explore sound, develop awareness and strengthen the voice while recognizing the connection to the body. Be sure to dress comfortably for this highly physical session.

Tue, Mar 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Blue Room
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter.

Wed, Mar 04, 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.

Wed, Mar 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
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.

Wed, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Buzz on down to the library to learn about bees and engage in skill building activities guaranteed to keep your little one busy. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Wed, Mar 04, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Blue Room
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Wed, Mar 04, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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.

Wed, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Wed, Mar 04, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
This class will introduce you to the basics of modeling, rigging, and animating a 3D character using Blender.

Wed, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive a forklift in lifelike warehouse conditions. Practice moving freight with realistic controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Mar 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Mar 04, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Blue Room
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

Wed, Mar 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.

Wed, Mar 04, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Purple 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, Mar 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Wed, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Experience the potential of this inexpensive and accessible tool. Learn how to program an Arduino to customize control of electronic components, such as LEDs, sensors, and buttons. (tic101)

Wed, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Scripts make arranging events in gameplay and responding to input from a user possible. Control the physical behaviors of game objects using C-sharp scripts in Unity.

Wed, Mar 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Photo Studio
Photography Instructors assist you with Photo Studio Equipment, questions and troubleshooting. Feel free to bring your own equipment.

Wed, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 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.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Make and program a dazzling multicolored ambient light display. Learn how to program an Arduino to fade LEDs and control RGB lighting. (tic101)

Wed, Mar 04, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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!

Thu, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Harness the power of Logic Pro X to create amazing music. Explore the interface and begin working with key preferences and controls in this popular application. (tic101)

Thu, Mar 05, 10:00am - 10:20am
Purple 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.

Thu, Mar 05, 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.

Thu, Mar 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Explore a world of possibilities with the latest in virtual reality equipment and software. Learn about the principles of VR technology and major platforms.

Thu, Mar 05, 10:20am - 10:40am
Purple 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.

Thu, Mar 05, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Start your programming adventure with the basics. Create a mobile web app while learning key concepts, including algorithms, programs, events and debugging.

Thu, Mar 05, 10:40am - 11:00am
Purple 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.

Thu, Mar 05, 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.

Thu, Mar 05, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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.

Thu, Mar 05, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
Continue your programming adventure with the fundamentals. Create a mobile web app while learning key concepts, including inputs and variables.

Thu, Mar 05, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Red Room
Get your sound right in Logic Pro X. Understand the routing and creation of patches, which is a crucial element in Logic Pro for building your own instruments and sounds. (tic101)

Thu, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Purchased a pair of pants or skirt that's just a bit too long? Join us in this sewing class and learn how to complete simple hems on everything from dress pants to skirts.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Thu, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Thu, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Simulation Lab
Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game.

Thu, Mar 05, 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

Thu, Mar 05, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Red Room
Create beats with MIDI tools in Logic. Use Ultrabeat, a built-in drum machine, to create beats, the perfect the sound with the Step, Piano Roll and Score Editors. (tic101)

Thu, Mar 05, 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.

Thu, Mar 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Thu, Mar 05, 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.

Thu, Mar 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.

Thu, Mar 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Thu, Mar 05, 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.

Thu, Mar 05, 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.

Thu, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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.

Fri, Mar 06, 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.

Fri, Mar 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

Fri, Mar 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Take your first steps into the world of computing. Discover the essential parts of and types of computers, as well as the basics of using a computer for the first time.

Fri, Mar 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Mar 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Fab Lab
Used by cabinet makers, wood workers and hobbyists, Cut2D Desktop provides a powerful CAD software solution for cutting parts on a CNC Router.

Fri, Mar 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Video Production Studio
Shoot and cut video like a pro. Learn advanced video recording techniques such as live Chroma keying and PTZ remote camera.

Fri, Mar 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Central
It’s a ZOOribbean adventure as we set sail on an exciting pirate’s journey in search of amazing coastal and island animals. Recommended for families.

Fri, Mar 06, 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.

Fri, Mar 06, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate within the computer's interface. Practice using these two devices with hands-on exercises and online resources.

Fri, Mar 06, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Customize your cuts and engraving on different materials. Cut2D Desktop provides a full set of tool path options to convert designs from simple graphics into CNC routing operations.

Fri, Mar 06, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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.

Fri, Mar 06, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albertson Room
Pro Bono legal services will be provided by Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association Fellowship partners along with the FAMU College of Law. Spots are limited, registration is required.Register

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

Fri, Mar 06, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore the 12 principles of animation and the influence they have had on 3D animation tools. Apply the principles using the Graph Editor in Maya to create an effective animation.

Fri, Mar 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Papa Bear
What will you create today? Explore, experiment or be entertained. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

Fri, Mar 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

Fri, Mar 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.

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

Fri, Mar 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Fri, Mar 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

Fri, Mar 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Take your photos to the next level by learning to enhance and correct colors in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 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.

Sat, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 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.

Sat, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 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.

Sat, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 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

Sat, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Central
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an Irish step dance performance by The Watters School of Irish Dancing.

Sat, Mar 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Enter the world of robotics with fun! Learn to design and build complex robots with magnetic blocks. No coding required!

Sat, Mar 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sat, Mar 07, 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.

Sat, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Capture the beauty of your photographs and share with friends, family and clients.

Sat, Mar 07, 2:00pm - 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!

Sat, Mar 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Learn to code with Dash the robot. Create Blockly programs with lights, sounds and action. Complete a code challenge by guiding Dash through an obstacle course to the finish line.

Sat, Mar 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

Sat, Mar 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Papa Bear
Design, fold and test paper airplanes in recognition of famous women who dared to fly. Recommended for families.

Sat, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
437/438 Combined - Fourth Floor
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Sat, Mar 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Mar 08, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Start crocheting today. Learn to chain and single crochet stitch to create bookmark perfect for your favorite books.

Sun, Mar 08, 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, Mar 08, 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, Mar 08, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
Enjoy a live performance by Matthew Gurnsey, The Kilted Man. Matthew Gurnsey delights audiences with his rousing performances of traditional Irish and Scottish music.

Sun, Mar 08, 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, Mar 08, 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.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sun, Mar 08, 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, Mar 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Red Room
Synthesize your sound. Use source, modifier and controller modules to create and manipulate audio signals. (tic101)

Sun, Mar 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.

Sun, Mar 08, 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, Mar 08, 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, Mar 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive a forklift in lifelike warehouse conditions. Practice moving freight with realistic controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Mar 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Sun, Mar 08, 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, Mar 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
437/438 Combined - Fourth Floor
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Sun, Mar 08, 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, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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.

Mon, Mar 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Mar 09, 10:00am - 11:30am
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, Mar 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
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)

Mon, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Build stunning 2D and 3D video motion graphics with confidence.

Mon, Mar 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.

Mon, Mar 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albertson Room
In celebration of Women's History Month, enjoy award-winning movies directed by women. 3/2: The Hurt Locker 3/9: Selma 3/16: Winter's Bone 3/23: In a World 3/30: The Kids are All Right

Mon, Mar 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Mon, Mar 09, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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)

Mon, Mar 09, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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, Mar 09, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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.

Mon, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

Mon, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Purple Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Mon, Mar 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Purple Room
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Mon, Mar 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Mar 09, 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.

Mon, Mar 09, 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

Mon, Mar 09, 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, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Use Adobe Photoshop to apply common image editing techniques used to key out a portrait silhouette and modify the background.

Mon, Mar 09, 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.

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

Tue, Mar 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create an easy knit skirt using your body measurements. Use sergers to create professional seams on this fast and easy project. Students are required to bring fabric and notions.

Tue, Mar 10, 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

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

Tue, Mar 10, 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, Mar 10, 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.

Tue, Mar 10, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Purple Room
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

Tue, Mar 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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, Mar 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Design professional-looking stationery using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange text and image assets and use masks, transparency, and blending modes to create eye-catching designs.

Tue, Mar 10, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 10, 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Tue, Mar 10, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore the benefits of having a defined and consistent visual design style. Use a variety of tools and techniques to apply styles such as watercolor, flat, outline and more.

Tue, Mar 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Does the idea of sewing a zipper steer you away from projects? Let us help you tackle zippers head-on with confidence!

Tue, Mar 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

Tue, Mar 10, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
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!

Tue, Mar 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

Tue, Mar 10, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

Tue, Mar 10, 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.

Tue, Mar 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Tue, Mar 10, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Papa Bear
Discover women in STEaM and test your knowledge with trivia while enjoying a snack. Recommended for tweens and teens.

Tue, Mar 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.

Tue, Mar 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Blue Room
Learn how to buy and sell handmade or vintage items on Etsy.com Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Mar 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Build your business logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a business logo using vector graphics tools.

Tue, Mar 10, 4:45pm - 6:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Tue, Mar 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sound Booth A
Record it right the first time. Use the acoustically treated Sound Booths and equipment to your advantage. (tic101)
This event is full

Tue, Mar 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Add color to your knitting! Learn how to choose colors, read color charts, as well as how to work stripes, intarsia, mosaic, and stranded colorwork into your projects.

Tue, Mar 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Photo Studio
During this meetup we will talk about best practices when it comes to posting your photos on Instagram.

Wed, Mar 11, 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.

Wed, Mar 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create an easy knit skirt using your body measurements. Use sergers to create professional seams on this fast and easy project. Students are required to bring fabric and notions.

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

Wed, Mar 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
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.

Wed, Mar 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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?

Wed, Mar 11, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Dive into stories and interactive activities inspired by our ocean friends and learn more about her Eugenie Clark’s journey in becoming the ocean’s most fearless scientist.

Wed, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 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.

Wed, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to create relationship among tables and manipulate data with queries in a database.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in for a game of chess at the library. Chess sets are available for play and rule sheets are provided. All ages.

Wed, Mar 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ready for your first sewing project or just want to make a unique potholder for your kitchen? Learn to make a simple and easy potholder with fabric and batting.

Wed, Mar 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to create and customize forms and reports using data from tables and queries! You will also add a navigation menu using the Switchboard Manager.

Wed, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 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.

Wed, Mar 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.

Wed, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Make and program an automatic on/off night light, digital thermometer, and vibration security alarm. Learn how to interface an Arduino with a variety of external sensors. (tic101)

Wed, Mar 11, 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.

Wed, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Wed, Mar 11, 5:45pm - 7:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Make and program a digital button counter, and a dynamic light level sensing display. Learn how to interface an Arduino with a seven-segment digit display to show numbers and characters. (tic101)

Wed, Mar 11, 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.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tech Central
Fine tune your songwriting style and technique with local songwriting heroes, the Swamp Sistas. They will host a live workshop, demonstrating their processes and answering audience questions.

Thu, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 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!

Thu, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Create eye-catching designs and learn how to correct image imperfections using a large array of tools and filters.

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

Thu, Mar 12, 10:00am - 11:30am
Melrose Classroom
Start creating top-notch digital video productions. This is an introduction to the basics of editing video footage.

Thu, Mar 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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?

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

Thu, Mar 12, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover a fast way to assemble a video edit by cutting to music. This hands-on class explores the creative aspect of motion picture editing.

Thu, Mar 12, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Blue Room
Share your recipes or travels with others by starting your own blog. Learn to add content, images and video to a post. Change the appearance of your blog with simple theme tools.

Thu, Mar 12, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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, Mar 12, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Thu, Mar 12, 1:45pm - 2:45pm
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, Mar 12, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Thu, Mar 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Add excitement and life to your movie! Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece.

Thu, Mar 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

Thu, Mar 12, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Join Mayor Buddy's Book Club weekly discussion group to talk, meet other book club members, share experiences, and have fun. Recommended for upper elementary, tween and teen.

Thu, Mar 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.

Thu, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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

Thu, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Transform the look of your videos using color correction techniques in Premiere Pro! Color Correction is a must-learn skill for everyone involved with filmmaking and video production.

Thu, Mar 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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)

Thu, Mar 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Mar 12, 5:45pm - 7:15pm
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.

Thu, Mar 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
Discover the marriage of technology and sewing. Learn the basics of using a computer embroidery machine, hooping fabric properly and uploading files to stitch.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tech Central
Our goal is to showcase great speakers & content centered around, but not restricted to, the Microsoft .NET stack.

Thu, Mar 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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)

Fri, Mar 13, 9:30am - 11:00am
Fab Lab
Build a working circuit using common electronic components and a power source. (tic101)

Fri, Mar 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learning Cube
Create colorful toys with just your hands. Use upcycled fabric and yarn to create plush butterflies, mice, snakes, and more.

Fri, Mar 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Blue Room
Create colorful bracelets with cardboard looms and yarn. Learn how to measure and make your bracelet using kumihimo weaving techniques.

Fri, Mar 13, 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

Fri, Mar 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.

Fri, Mar 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Mar 13, 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.

Fri, Mar 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Fri, Mar 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
With great power comes great responsibility. Explore the common empowering qualities of well-known women like Simone Biles, Frida Kahlo, Jane Goodall and more. Recommended for preschool.

Fri, Mar 13, 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.

Fri, Mar 13, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Fri, Mar 13, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Build circuits using integrated circuits, power transistors and relays. create timers for various electronic applications. (tic101)

Fri, Mar 13, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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.

Fri, Mar 13, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Mar 13, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page.

Fri, Mar 13, 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.

Fri, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fab Lab
Build a working circuit using relays, comparator integrated circuits and a power source. Learn to read common schematic diagrams and universal symbols. (tic101)

Fri, Mar 13, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Purple Room
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags.

Fri, Mar 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Papa Bear
Recognize the impact of powerful women who made awesome contributions to our history with stories, crafts and activities. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Fri, Mar 13, 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.

Fri, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 9:30am - 10:30am
437 - Fourth Floor
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Sat, Mar 14, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Library Central
A day-long celebration of books at the Orlando Public Library. Join us for panels, writing workshops, book signings, and more from bestselling authors from all over the country. ocls.info/obf

Sat, Mar 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Let's make your first sewing project quick and easy. Learn to sew pull-on shorts from start to finish using patterns, fabric and standard sewing machines in this 3-day class series.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Start knitting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a colorful bookmark.

Sat, Mar 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fab Lab
Make a unique gift for someone! You design and build it yourself, while learning about casting.

Sat, Mar 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Sat, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
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, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Want to display data properly on your web page? Learn how to build a responsive table to showcase your data.

Sat, Mar 14, 2:00pm - 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!

Sat, Mar 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Learning Cube
Build and program a real working computer. Find out what is inside a computer and how each part works, including the processors, memory, screen and sensors.

Sat, Mar 14, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Purple Room
Do you want to interact with your users? Learn how to create an interactive form to collect data from your site visitors.

Sat, Mar 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Papa Bear
Become a world traveler! Take a trip to South America with fun trivia, activities and crafts. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Sat, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
437/438 Combined - 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, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.

Sat, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Canceled
Sat, Mar 14, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.

Sun, Mar 15, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Add new stitches to your repertoire! Crochet a bookmark with the double and half double crochet stitches.

Sun, Mar 15, 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, Mar 15, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 15, 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, Mar 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

Sun, Mar 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Learning Lab
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Sun, Mar 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Make a unique gift for someone! You design and build it yourself, while learning about laser engraving. There is a materials fee of $5.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Mar 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.

Sun, Mar 15, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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)

Sun, Mar 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

Sun, Mar 15, 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

Sun, Mar 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
437/438 Combined - Fourth Floor
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Mon, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 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.

Mon, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
If you have received your letter from Hogwarts but find yourself a bit strapped for galleons, come in and make your own house robes.

Mon, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Mar 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learning Cube
Build and program a real working computer. Find out what is inside a computer and how each part works, including the processors, memory, screen and sensors.

Mon, Mar 16, 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.

Mon, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.

Mon, Mar 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Live stream video with Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). Learn how to screen capture, record video, and live stream on YouTube using OBS Studio, free open source software.

Mon, Mar 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.

Mon, Mar 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albertson Room
In celebration of Women's History Month, enjoy award-winning movies directed by women. 3/2: The Hurt Locker 3/9: Selma 3/16: Winter's Bone 3/23: In a World 3/30: The Kids are All Right

Mon, Mar 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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)

Rescheduled
Mon, Mar 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
New date Monday, March 16, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Journey into the past, to the Age of Dinosaurs. Learn about the theory of evolution according to science, research Mesozoic era dinosaurs and discover prehistoric animals that still exist today.

Mon, Mar 16, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Journey into the past, to the Age of Dinosaurs. Learn about the theory of evolution according to science, research Mesozoic era dinosaurs and discover prehistoric animals that still exist today.

Mon, Mar 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Mon, Mar 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Mar 16, 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.

Mon, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Papa Bear
Master the art of Dungeons and Dragons campaign building: develop story arcs, create characters and share your adventure with friends! Recommended for tweens and teens.

Mon, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learning Cube
Build and program a real working computer. Find out what is inside a computer and how each part works, including the processors, memory, screen and sensors.

Mon, Mar 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Purple Room
Solve problems for our heroes with code! Join the Foos on an adventure to walk, jump and build your way to the finish.

Mon, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 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)

Mon, Mar 16, 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, Mar 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

Mon, Mar 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Turn scanned drawings into sleek vector graphics. Apply several design techniques and use common editing tools to trace and color artwork as well as manage objects and layers.

Mon, Mar 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Purple Room
Discover a new language. Use Little Pim to learn in a fun and interactive way. Languages include: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.

Mon, Mar 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Mon, Mar 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Mon, Mar 16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Fab Lab
Used by cabinet makers, wood workers and hobbyists, Cut2D Desktop provides a powerful CAD software solution for cutting parts on a CNC Router.

Mon, Mar 16, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Mon, Mar 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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, Mar 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Customize your cuts and engraving on different materials. Cut2D Desktop provides a full set of tool path options to convert designs from simple graphics into CNC routing operations.

Tue, Mar 17, 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, Mar 17, 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.

Tue, Mar 17, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
If you have received your letter from Hogwarts but find yourself a bit strapped for galleons, come in and make your own house robes.

Tue, Mar 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Tue, Mar 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learning Cube
Build and program a real working computer. Find out what is inside a computer and how each part works, including the processors, memory, screen and sensors.

Tue, Mar 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Create colorful toys with just your hands. Use upcycled fabric and yarn to create plush butterflies, mice, snakes, and more.

Tue, Mar 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
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.

Tue, Mar 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Melrose Classroom
Create a logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a brand logo using vector graphics tools.

Tue, Mar 17, 11:00am - 12:30pm
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, Mar 17, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Journey into the past, to the Age of Dinosaurs. Learn about the theory of evolution according to science, research Mesozoic era dinosaurs and discover prehistoric animals that still exist today.

Tue, Mar 17, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Mar 17, 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.

Tue, Mar 17, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learning Cube
Build and program a real working computer. Find out what is inside a computer and how each part works, including the processors, memory, screen and sensors.

Tue, Mar 17, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Mar 17, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Papa Bear
Master the art of Dungeons and Dragons campaign building: develop story arcs, create characters and share your adventure with friends! Recommended for tweens and teens.

Tue, Mar 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Purple Room
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.

Tue, Mar 17, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Red Room
Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. (tic101)

Tue, Mar 17, 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, Mar 17, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Mar 17, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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!

Tue, Mar 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Mar 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Use pen and tablet technology to color stunning digital images that feature favorite characters from favorite pop culture references. This class is presented in a fun, casual atmosphere.

Tue, Mar 17, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
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 Zippered Pencil Case in this 3-day camp.

Tue, Mar 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

Tue, Mar 17, 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.

Tue, Mar 17, 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.

Tue, Mar 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Fab Lab
Make a unique gift for someone! You design and build it yourself, while learning about casting.

Tue, Mar 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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, Mar 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Add color to your knitting! Learn how to choose colors, read color charts, as well as how to work stripes, intarsia, mosaic, and stranded colorwork into your projects.

Tue, Mar 17, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Purple Room
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Wed, Mar 18, 9:30am - 10:30am
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.

Wed, Mar 18, 10:00am - 12:30pm
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.

Wed, Mar 18, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
If you have received your letter from Hogwarts but find yourself a bit strapped for galleons, come in and make your own house robes.

Wed, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learning Cube
Learn to code with Dash the robot. Create Blockly programs with lights, sounds and action. Complete a code challenge by guiding Dash through an obstacle course to the finish line.

Wed, Mar 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Video Learning Lab
Whether you want to improve your public speaking skills, enhance your on-camera skills or curious about the world of acting for video, this class is for you.

Wed, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
Follow the rainbow with your little lucky charms for an Irish feast of fun with stories, interactive stations and everything green. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 18, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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, Mar 18, 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.

Wed, Mar 18, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Journey into the past, to the Age of Dinosaurs. Learn about the theory of evolution according to science, research Mesozoic era dinosaurs and discover prehistoric animals that still exist today.

Wed, Mar 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Albertson Room
Join WUCF, Central Florida PBS, for a first look screening of the first episode of the new MASTERPIECE series, World on Fire. An emotionally gripping World War II drama. Learn more at wucf.org.

Wed, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Video Learning Lab
Students will be introduced to basic terms and directions used on film and video sets. They will put these terms into practice as they rehearse and record a short scene.

Wed, Mar 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Purple Room
Write real code. Explore the JavaScript programming language with characters from Star Wars.

Wed, Mar 18, 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.

Wed, Mar 18, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Papa Bear
Master the art of Dungeons and Dragons campaign building: develop story arcs, create characters and share your adventure with friends! Recommended for tweens and teens.

Wed, Mar 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Mar 18, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Red Room
Master your music production skills. Explore advanced production techniques to work with both MIDI and audio clips. (tic101)

Wed, Mar 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Mar 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
Does your child show interest in becoming a YouTube vlogger, but you don't know where to begin with helping them get started?

Wed, Mar 18, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Discover the art style of Georgia O’Keefe and paint your own larger than life work of art. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Wed, Mar 18, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
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 Zippered Pencil Case in this 3-day camp.

Wed, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Build and program a real working computer. Find out what is inside a computer and how each part works, including the processors, memory, screen and sensors.

Wed, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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, Mar 18, 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.

Wed, Mar 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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)

Wed, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Purple Room
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Wed, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Tech Central
Learn the basics of script formatting, get some useful tips and see a demo of a free script writing software. Network with fellow screenwriters and other industry professionals.

Wed, Mar 18, 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.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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)

Wed, Mar 18, 6:45pm - 7:45pm
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.

Thu, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 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.

Thu, Mar 19, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
If you have received your letter from Hogwarts but find yourself a bit strapped for galleons, come in and make your own house robes.

Thu, Mar 19, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Who wants to go on a safari with Microsoft PowerPoint? Use the mouse to form wild combinations of animals while learning how to create a basic presentation and view your slideshow masterpiece.

Thu, Mar 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
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.

Thu, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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.

Thu, Mar 19, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Purple Room
Build and program LEGO projects with a simple to use computer interface in this camp. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

Thu, Mar 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learning Cube
Enter the world of robotics with fun! Learn to design and build complex robots with magnetic blocks. No coding required!

Thu, Mar 19, 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Albertson Room
Learn about the biggest scams targeting elders and caregivers –and what you can do to protect yourself. Seminar is part of a monthly LIFE Information for Elders series. Call 407.836.7446 to register.

Thu, Mar 19, 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.

Thu, Mar 19, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Papa Bear
Master the art of Dungeons and Dragons campaign building: develop story arcs, create characters and share your adventure with friends! Recommended for tweens and teens.

Thu, Mar 19, 2:00pm - 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!

Thu, Mar 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Thu, Mar 19, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
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 Zippered Pencil Case in this 3-day camp.

Thu, Mar 19, 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.

Thu, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Interactive Media Wall
This group meets regularly to discuss and review Ableton Live recording tips and techniques.

Fri, Mar 20, 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.

Fri, Mar 20, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
If you have received your letter from Hogwarts but find yourself a bit strapped for galleons, come in and make your own house robes.

Fri, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Fri, Mar 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Model, rig and animate a 3D robotic arm!

Fri, Mar 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albertson Room
In honor of great Mister Rodgers' birthday we will be showing the documentary on his life "Won't you be My Neighbor".

Fri, Mar 20, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Fri, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Papa Bear
Master the art of Dungeons and Dragons campaign building: develop story arcs, create characters and share your adventure with friends! Recommended for tweens and teens.

Fri, Mar 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Purple Room
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.

Canceled
Fri, Mar 20, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Fri, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cypress Room
Join Chef Cristina as she demonstrates how to make make a vibrant and flavorful ground taco beef. From beef nachos to taco salads and quesadillas! Seating is limited, registration required.

Fri, Mar 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore the 12 principles of animation and the influence they have had on 3D animation tools. Apply the principles using the Graph Editor in Maya to create an effective animation.

Fri, Mar 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
What will you create today? Explore, experiment or be entertained. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

Fri, Mar 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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)

Fri, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses.

Fri, Mar 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Purple Room
Create awesome photo mash-ups in Adobe Photoshop! Learn how to use basic tools, brushes, and the concepts of layers and background removal.

Fri, Mar 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Fri, Mar 20, 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)

Sat, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 9:30am - 11:00am
Melrose Classroom
Start creating top-notch digital video productions. This is an introduction to the basics of editing video footage.

Canceled
Sat, Mar 21, 9:30am - 11:00am
Add excitement and life to your movie! Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece.

Sat, Mar 21, 9:30am - 10:30am
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sat, Mar 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Let's make your first sewing project quick and easy. Learn to sew pull-on shorts from start to finish using patterns, fabric and standard sewing machines in this 3-day class series.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 21, 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.

Canceled
Sat, Mar 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Purl it all together. Create classic stockinette fabric with knit and purl stitches.

Sat, Mar 21, 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

Sat, Mar 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.

Sat, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learning Cube
Learn to code with Dash the robot. Create Blockly programs with lights, sounds and action. Complete a code challenge by guiding Dash through an obstacle course to the finish line.

Sat, Mar 21, 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

Sat, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Design your own pop up cards. Discover the world of paper engineering while you cut, fold and decorate cool cards.

Sat, Mar 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Central
Join Honey the Mini Service Horse to hear & see all of the tasks she is trained to assist her handler with!

Sat, Mar 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Red Room
Turn your ideas into reality with Ableton Live. Live is made for music creation and performance with fast, fluid and flexible options.

Sat, Mar 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sat, Mar 21, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Learning Cube
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.

Sat, Mar 21, 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.

Canceled
Sat, Mar 21, 11:30am - 1:00pm
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.

Sat, Mar 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.

Sat, Mar 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
Create eye-catching designs and learn how to correct image imperfections using a large array of tools and filters.

Sat, Mar 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
This class will introduce you to the basics of modeling, rigging, and animating a 3D character using Blender.

Sat, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 3:10pm
Library Central
This event highlights music written or co-written by women composers who, in the early decades of popular song, had to struggle for recognition and acceptance in their field.

Sat, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 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!

Sat, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

Sat, Mar 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

Sat, Mar 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Papa Bear
Explore the science and story of Emily Roebling, the secret engineer behind the Brooklyn Bridge and see if your family can construct their own sturdy bridge!

Sat, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
437/438 Combined - Fourth Floor
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Sat, Mar 21, 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.

Sat, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Scripts make arranging events in gameplay and responding to input from a user possible. Control the physical behaviors of game objects using C-sharp scripts in Unity.

Sat, Mar 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Sun, Mar 22, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Add to your project possibilities by crocheting in the round! Create amigurumi, hats, bowls and more. Learn how to create circles with increase stitches and use stitch markers to track your work.

Sun, Mar 22, 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, Mar 22, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 22, 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, Mar 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Central
Connect with local community services in honor of National Social Work Month. Meet the library’s social worker and other representatives for our neighbors in need.

Sun, Mar 22, 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, Mar 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Magnolia & Palm Room - Combined
Calling all trainers! Join the official Orlando Public Library Pokémon League. Battle with the Pokémon Trading Card Game and more. Trainers of all ages and skill levels welcome.

Sun, Mar 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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)

Sun, Mar 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sun, Mar 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Video Learning Lab
Whether you want to improve your public speaking skills, enhance your on-camera skills or are curious about the world of acting for video, this class is for you.

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

Sun, Mar 22, 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, Mar 22, 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, Mar 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
437/438 Combined - Fourth Floor
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Sun, Mar 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Learning Lab
Students will be introduced to basic terms and directions used on film and video sets. They will put these terms into practice as they rehearse and record a short scene.

Sun, Mar 22, 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, Mar 23, 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, Mar 23, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Get ready for your spring or summer vacation by making an overnight bag. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for more information.

Mon, Mar 23, 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, Mar 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Mama Bear
Introduce your baby to music and stimulate cognitive development, language learning and motor coordination. Recommended for babies.

Mon, Mar 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

Mon, Mar 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Mar 23, 10:00am - 11:30am
Fab Lab
Build a working circuit using common electronic components and a power source. (tic101)

Mon, Mar 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Create eye-catching designs and learn how to correct image imperfections using a large array of tools and filters.

Mon, Mar 23, 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, Mar 23, 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, Mar 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Start creating top-notch digital video productions. This is an introduction to the basics of editing video footage.

Mon, Mar 23, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albertson Room
In celebration of Women's History Month, enjoy award-winning movies directed by women. 3/2: The Hurt Locker 3/9: Selma 3/16: Winter's Bone 3/23: In a World 3/30: The Kids are All Right

Mon, Mar 23, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Fab Lab
Build circuits using integrated circuits, power transistors and relays. create timers for various electronic applications. (tic101)

Mon, Mar 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Purple Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Mon, Mar 23, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Mar 23, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover a fast way to assemble a video edit by cutting to music. This hands-on class explores the creative aspect of motion picture editing.

Mon, Mar 23, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Purple Room
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Mon, Mar 23, 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, Mar 23, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
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

Mon, Mar 23, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Fab Lab
Build a working circuit using relays, comparator integrated circuits and a power source. Learn to read common schematic diagrams and universal symbols. (tic101)

Mon, Mar 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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, Mar 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits, accessories and a light meter to master four lighting set ups: Butterfly, Clamshell, Split and Loop.

Mon, Mar 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Mon, Mar 23, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Under the Sea
Dr. Phillips Publix Aprons Cooking School Chefs are ready for a pizza palooza celebration! They will demonstrate how to make homemade pizza dough to take home and bake.

Mon, Mar 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.

Mon, Mar 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Mon, Mar 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.

Mon, Mar 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Mon, Mar 23, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Mar 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive a forklift in lifelike warehouse conditions. Practice moving freight with realistic controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Mar 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Tue, Mar 24, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Get ready for your spring or summer vacation by making an overnight bag. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for more information.

Tue, Mar 24, 10:00am - 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, Mar 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.

Tue, Mar 24, 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, Mar 24, 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, Mar 24, 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, Mar 24, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make leggings in the first of the Athleisure wear series. Comfortable leggings made to fit you are perfect for the gym, jogging or lounging. Students are required to bring fabric.

Tue, Mar 24, 2:00pm - 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!

Tue, Mar 24, 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.

Tue, Mar 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to draw using a pen tablet. No drawing experience required.

Tue, Mar 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Mar 24, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Red Room
Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. (tic101)

Tue, Mar 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Blue Room
Let augmented reality apps enhance real life experiences. Locate restaurants, design your living room, take measurements and create your own simple augmented reality with an easy to use apps.

Tue, Mar 24, 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.

Tue, Mar 24, 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Under the Sea
Volunteer together as a family. Upper elementary, middle, high school students and their accompanying adults are invited to help assemble STEAM kits at this two-hour community service event.

Tue, Mar 24, 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, Mar 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Mar 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to use graphics software to paint a landscape using a pen tablet. No painting experience required.

Tue, Mar 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Learning Lab
Take control of your shots and become more creative. Learn about camera settings, controls and exposure. Explore creative techniques including pulling focus, depth of field and composition.

Tue, Mar 24, 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.

Tue, Mar 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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.

Tue, Mar 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Learning Cube
Add color to your knitting! Learn how to choose colors, read color charts, as well as how to work stripes, intarsia, mosaic, and stranded colorwork into your projects.

Wed, Mar 25, 9:30am - 10:30am
Melrose Classroom
Build your business logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a business logo using vector graphics tools.

Wed, Mar 25, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Get ready for your spring or summer vacation by making an overnight bag. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for more information.

Wed, Mar 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

Wed, Mar 25, 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.

Wed, Mar 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple 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, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Inviting little explorers to learn, grow and play with hands-on activities inspired by using objects in your kitchen! Recommended for toddlers.

Wed, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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?

Wed, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 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.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in for a game of chess at the library. Chess sets are available for play and rule sheets are provided. All ages.

Wed, Mar 25, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make leggings in the first of the Athleisure wear series. Comfortable leggings made to fit you are perfect for the gym, jogging or lounging. Students are required to bring fabric.

Wed, Mar 25, 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.

Wed, Mar 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Blue Room
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page.

Wed, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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)

Wed, Mar 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses.

Wed, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Blue Room
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags.

Wed, Mar 25, 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.

Wed, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Purple 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.

Wed, Mar 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Wed, Mar 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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.

Wed, Mar 25, 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, Mar 25, 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.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore how Adobe Audition and Resonance Audio components render realistic spatial audio in a Unity VR Project.

Wed, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sewing Studio
Turn your old favorite t-shirt into your new favorite headband. Learn how to create a cute sailor knot headband with scrap knit fabric or upcycled t-shirts. No sewing required.

Wed, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Photo Studio
Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

Wed, Mar 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
Learn about the Feminist Art Movement. Beginning in the 1960s the movement continues to influence artists to this day. Registration Required. Register online at ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323.

Wed, Mar 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Thu, Mar 26, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Get ready for your spring or summer vacation by making an overnight bag. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for more information.

Thu, Mar 26, 10:00am - 5:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Canceled
Thu, Mar 26, 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.

Thu, Mar 26, 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.

Thu, Mar 26, 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.

Thu, Mar 26, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Purple Room
Learn database concepts and terminology. Learn flat and relational database concepts and create a simple database with multiple tables.

Thu, Mar 26, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Mar 26, 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to create relationship among tables and manipulate data with queries in a database.

Thu, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make leggings in the first of the Athleisure wear series. Comfortable leggings made to fit you are perfect for the gym, jogging or lounging. Students are required to bring fabric.

Thu, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 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!

Thu, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Blue Room
Want to display data properly on your web page? Learn how to build a responsive table to showcase your data.

Thu, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Explore a world of possibilities with the latest in virtual reality equipment and software. Learn about the principles of VR technology and major platforms.

Thu, Mar 26, 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.

Thu, Mar 26, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Red Room
Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. (tic101)

Thu, Mar 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Thu, Mar 26, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Join Mayor Buddy's Book Club weekly discussion group to talk, meet other book club members, share experiences, and have fun. Recommended for upper elementary, tween and teen.

Thu, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to create and customize forms and reports using data from tables and queries! You will also add a navigation menu using the Switchboard Manager.

Thu, Mar 26, 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Blue Room
Do you want to interact with your users? Learn how to create an interactive form to collect data from your site visitors.

Thu, Mar 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Discover the world of motion capture animation. Using the Perception Neuron motion capture suit and Axis Neuron software, learn techniques to record, edit and export motion capture data.

Thu, Mar 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how easy it is to adjust one or multiple photos with just a few simple clicks. Quickly edit, correct exposure, convert images and enhance the color of your photos.

Thu, Mar 26, 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, Mar 26, 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)

Fri, Mar 27, 9:30am - 11:00am
Video Learning Lab
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Fri, Mar 27, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Get ready for your spring or summer vacation by making an overnight bag. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See description for more information.

Fri, Mar 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

Fri, Mar 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

Fri, Mar 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.

Fri, Mar 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Fab Lab
Create basic shapes and objects with a free and easy to use 3D design software. Learn to add objects, rotate, scale and snap shapes together.

Fri, Mar 27, 10:00am - 11:30am
Blue 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.

Fri, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
As we hop into spring, what better way to welcome in the sunshine than with a bunnyrific cupcake! Turn a plain ol’ cupcake into an animal work of art. Registration is required.

Fri, Mar 27, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Fri, Mar 27, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Create a 3D design using the Polyline and Revolve tools. Then take it to the next level and manipulate multiple objects. Give your 3D designs a realistic look and texture. (tic101)

Fri, Mar 27, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Video Learning Lab
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

Fri, Mar 27, 11:45am - 1:15pm
Blue Room
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Mar 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.

Fri, Mar 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fab Lab
Take 3D design to the next level using the Pattern and Loft tools. Create a complex 3D objects by combining multiple shapes. (tic101)

Fri, Mar 27, 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.

Fri, Mar 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
This class will introduce you to the basics of modeling, rigging, and animating a 3D character using Blender.

Fri, Mar 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.

Fri, Mar 27, 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Blue 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

Fri, Mar 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Papa Bear
Fantastical fun awaits with stories and crafts. Celebrate the unique, magical and mystical unicorn! Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Fri, Mar 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Red Room
Master your music production skills. Explore advanced production techniques to work with both MIDI and audio clips. (tic101)

Fri, Mar 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits, accessories and a light meter to master four lighting set ups: Butterfly, Clamshell, Split and Loop.

Fri, Mar 27, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Blue 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.

Fri, Mar 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Scripts make arranging events in gameplay and responding to input from a user possible. Control the physical behaviors of game objects using C-sharp scripts in Unity.

Fri, Mar 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.