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Melrose Reservation: Audio Studio (4 hrs)

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.

You must be present for the duration of the session and ensure that all users follow the Terms of Use (ocls.info/MelroseTerms) and Library Rules of Conduct (ocls.info/RulesOfConduct). RESERVING TIME IN THE CENTER A Cardholder can make a reservation in-person at the Center or call 407-835-7323. If a Cardholder is 15 minutes or more late to their Studio reservation time, access to the Studio will not be granted, and a $25 Late Cancellation/No Show fee will be assessed to the Cardholder's account. Any reservation must be cancelled not later than 11:59 pm three days prior to the reservation time in order to avoid the Late Cancellation fee. For instance, if a reservation was made for anytime on Friday, the cancellation must be made no later than 11:59 pm on the prior Tuesday. These same cancellation rules apply for weekend days as the Center is open 7 days. Setup, breakdown, saving of work, and clean-up times are built into, are part of, and will not extend the reservation time. The studio must be restored back to its original condition by the Cardholder before the end of the reservation time. There is no grace period. Failure to check out by the end of the reservation time will result in a $25 fee. Members and guest accessing studios, editing bays and sound booths are required to sign the Melrose Center Terms of Use. Guest accessing these spaces are also required to present state issued identification card. Please call 407.835.7323 or email melrose@ocls.info if you have any questions or concerns. #tic101 #audiotic

Orlando Public Library

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Mar 23 Closed
Tue, Mar 24 Closed
Wed, Mar 25 Closed
Thu, Mar 26 Closed
Fri, Mar 27 Closed
Sat, Mar 28 Closed
Sun, Mar 29 Closed

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

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Sun, Mar 29, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Crochet cute amigurumi stuffed toys. Learn the basics of amigurumi, including crocheting 3D shapes in the round and embroidering facial features. Students are required to bring tools and yarn.

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Sun, Mar 29, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Sun, Mar 29, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

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Sun, Mar 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Jamie Feinberg will take you on a tour of popular Broadway music written and sung by women. Great for audiences who love to sing along!

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Sun, Mar 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Works with Sounds is a music composition and appreciation class for people of all skill levels. Classes meet from 2:00 - 4:00pm.

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Sun, Mar 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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)

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Sun, Mar 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

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Sun, Mar 29, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.

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Sun, Mar 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

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Sun, Mar 29, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.

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Sun, Mar 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

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Sun, Mar 29, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Sun, Mar 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
See the culmination of our 8-week course on the basics of Improv. Laugh along with the class at this event you will not want to miss!

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Sun, Mar 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Create gorgeous pink dyes with fruits and flowers. Learn how to re-purpose garden and kitchen scraps to create natural dyes for fabric and yarn.

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Sun, Mar 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)

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Sun, Mar 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

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Sun, Mar 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

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Sun, Mar 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses.

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Mon, Mar 30, 9:30am - 10:00am
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.

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Mon, Mar 30, 9:30am - 10:30am
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.

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Mon, Mar 30, 9:30am - 11:00am
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)

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Mon, Mar 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
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.

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Mon, Mar 30, 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.

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Mon, Mar 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

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Mon, Mar 30, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

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

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Mon, Mar 30, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Add excitement and life to your movie! Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece.

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Mon, Mar 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Learn how to create, forward, reply, and add attachments to e-mails.

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Mon, Mar 30, 10:45am - 12:15pm
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.

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

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

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Mon, Mar 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

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Mon, Mar 30, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Make and program a dazzling multicolored ambient light display. Learn how to program an Arduino to fade LEDs and control RGB lighting. (tic101)

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Mon, Mar 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learn how to schedule appointments and set tasks and reminders.

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

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Mon, Mar 30, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Transform the look of your videos using color correction techniques in Premiere Pro! Color Correction is a must-learn skill for everyone involved with filmmaking and video production.

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Mon, Mar 30, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Mon, Mar 30, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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)

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Mon, Mar 30, 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.

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Mon, Mar 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

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Mon, Mar 30, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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.

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Mon, Mar 30, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Recognize the impact of powerful women who made awesome contributions to our history with stories, crafts and activities. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

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Mon, Mar 30, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Mon, Mar 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Build your business logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a business logo using vector graphics tools.

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Mon, Mar 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.

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Mon, Mar 30, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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?

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Mon, Mar 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

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Tue, Mar 31, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

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Tue, Mar 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

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Tue, Mar 31, 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.

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

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Tue, Mar 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
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.

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Tue, Mar 31, 11:00am - 12:30pm
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.

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Tue, Mar 31, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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.

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Tue, Mar 31, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Capture the beauty of your photographs and share with friends, family and clients.

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Tue, Mar 31, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

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Tue, Mar 31, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.

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Tue, Mar 31, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

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

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Tue, Mar 31, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
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.

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Tue, Mar 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Facebook is a great tool for businesses! Create a Facebook page for your business to engage with customers and promote your products and services.

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Tue, Mar 31, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Tue, Mar 31, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

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Tue, Mar 31, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Take your photos to the next level by learning to enhance and correct colors in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

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Tue, Mar 31, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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

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Tue, Mar 31, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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.

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Tue, Mar 31, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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.

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Tue, Mar 31, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of buying and selling on eBay.

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Tue, Mar 31, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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)

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Tue, Mar 31, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 01, 9:30am - 11:00am
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)

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Wed, Apr 01, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Build a custom quilt block by block. Join us each month for a new design, come for one class or take them all. At the end of the year you will have a complete project perfect for keeping warm.

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Wed, Apr 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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?

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Wed, Apr 01, 10:30am - 11:15am
Toddlers use unstructured play to advance their physical and cognitive development and to have FUN!

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Wed, Apr 01, 11:30am - 1:00pm
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)

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Wed, Apr 01, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.

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Wed, Apr 01, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

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Wed, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Make and program an electronic piano using Arduino and simple press buttons on a breadboard. Learn how to program an Arduino to play specific musical notes. (tic101)

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Wed, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

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Wed, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Model, rig and animate a 3D robotic arm!

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Wed, Apr 01, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Use your best detective skills to discover the secrets hidden in plain sight. Snoop around the library and enjoy fun crafts and activities. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

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Wed, Apr 01, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 01, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits, accessories and a light meter to master four lighting set ups: Butterfly, Clamshell, Split and Loop.

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Wed, Apr 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Each month knit a unique design that can be used as a dishcloth or joined together to create an afghan. At the end of the series, attendees will have the option to sew their squares into an afghan.

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Wed, Apr 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 01, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 01, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 01, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.

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Wed, Apr 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Photography Instructors assist you with Photo Studio Equipment, questions and troubleshooting. Feel free to bring your own equipment.

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Wed, Apr 01, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.

Thu, Apr 02, 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.

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Thu, Apr 02, 9:30am - 7:30pm
Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects? We have the equipment and tools, participants are required to bring consumable materials and projects!

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Thu, Apr 02, 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.

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

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Thu, Apr 02, 10:00am - 11:30am
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.

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Thu, Apr 02, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Explore 3D video in Adobe After Effects! Animate layers and extrude type in 3d space to create an otherworldly cinematic animation!

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Thu, Apr 02, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses.

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Thu, Apr 02, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Harness the power of Logic Pro X to create amazing music. Explore the interface and begin working with key preferences and controls in this popular application. (tic101)

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Thu, Apr 02, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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.

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Thu, Apr 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Build stunning 2D and 3D video motion graphics with confidence.

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Thu, Apr 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

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Thu, Apr 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game.

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Thu, Apr 02, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Thu, Apr 02, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Get your sound right in Logic Pro X. Understand the routing and creation of patches, which is a crucial element in Logic Pro for building your own instruments and sounds. (tic101)

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Thu, Apr 02, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Take your video to the next level! Discover how to use the arcs principle to animation photographs, and how to use the moving camera tool to follow the action on the screen.

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Thu, Apr 02, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Thu, Apr 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

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Thu, Apr 02, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

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Thu, Apr 02, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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)

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Thu, Apr 02, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
Indienomicon is a community bringing awareness to the excitement, culture, and incredible talent of the indie developers of Central Florida.

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Fri, Apr 03, 9:30am - 11:00am
Create a light show of your own! Build a functioning LED lighting strip. Learn about the inexpensive components and how you can customize lighting for your home, office or automobile. (tic101)

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Fri, Apr 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Let your pet make a fashion statement with these easy to make pet bandanas. Create a fun bandana that slides onto your pet's collar.

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Fri, Apr 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.

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Fri, Apr 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
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.

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

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Fri, Apr 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

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Fri, Apr 03, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate within the computer's interface. Practice using these two devices with hands-on exercises and online resources.

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

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Fri, Apr 03, 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.

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Fri, Apr 03, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Fri, Apr 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

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Fri, Apr 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Make a first-person perspective virtual reality game using the Unity game engine and head-mounted displays. Create game objects and mechanics for navigation and interaction.

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Fri, Apr 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
What will you create today? Explore, experiment or be entertained. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

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Fri, Apr 03, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.

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Fri, Apr 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.

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Fri, Apr 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

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

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Fri, Apr 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Determine what components need to be accessed to control specific behaviors in a game. Learn how to initialize variables and implement custom functions.

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Sat, Apr 04, 9:30am - 10:00am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 04, 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.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
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.

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Sat, Apr 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

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Sat, Apr 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

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Sat, Apr 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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)

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Sat, Apr 04, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

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Sat, Apr 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

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Sat, Apr 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

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Sat, Apr 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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.

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Sat, Apr 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

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Sat, Apr 04, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Explore the fundamentals of sound theory. Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types. (tic101)

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Sat, Apr 04, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
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.

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Sat, Apr 04, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

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Sat, Apr 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

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Sat, Apr 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Explore a world of possibilities with the latest in virtual reality equipment and software. Learn about the principles of VR technology and major platforms.

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Sat, Apr 04, 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 open exchange of ideas.

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Sat, Apr 04, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects? We have the equipment and tools, participants are required to bring consumable materials and projects!

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Sat, Apr 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

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Sat, Apr 04, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

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Sat, Apr 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

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Sat, Apr 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game.

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Sat, Apr 04, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

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Sun, Apr 05, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Start crocheting today. Learn to chain and single crochet stitch to create bookmark perfect for your favorite books.

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Sun, Apr 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy a live performance of scenes from The Ugly Duckling. Presented by the Central Florida Ballet. To learn more about the Central Florida Ballet, please visit centralfloridaballet.com.

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Sun, Apr 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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. 

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Sun, Apr 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Works with Sounds is a music composition and appreciation class for people of all skill levels. Classes meet from 2:00 - 4:00pm.

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Sun, Apr 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

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Sun, Apr 05, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

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Sun, Apr 05, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
A legend of the Orlando music scene, powerhouse soul singer Eugene Snowden performs and records in the Melrose Audio Studio. Reserve your seat at ocls.info/melroseinthemix.

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Sun, Apr 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

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Mon, Apr 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
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.

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Mon, Apr 06, 9:30am - 10:30am
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.

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Mon, Apr 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
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.

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Mon, Apr 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

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Mon, Apr 06, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Stream live video on YouTube or Facebook with Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). Learn how to capture or record live streaming video and share it with your audience or save it for later viewing.

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Mon, Apr 06, 10:45am - 12:15pm
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.

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Mon, Apr 06, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Mon, Apr 06, 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.

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Mon, Apr 06, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Mon, Apr 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Tue, Apr 07, 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.

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Tue, Apr 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Create an easy knit skirt using your body measurements. Use sergers to create professional seams on this fast and easy project. This is a 2-Day Class.

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Tue, Apr 07, 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.

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Tue, Apr 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

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Tue, Apr 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Impress that special someone in your life by wrapping their gift in a handmade gift bag! These gift bags can be made for any occasion. They are fast and easy to make and each one is unique.

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Tue, Apr 07, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Kernels of the world, spice up your life! Every boy and every girl, paprika is nice! Enjoy some pop culture trivia while creating a unique popcorn mix. Recommended for tween and teens.

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Tue, Apr 07, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Tue, Apr 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Turn your old t-shirts into fabulous baskets to decorate and organize your home. Learn how to make t-shirt yarn and then crochet it into sturdy round baskets.

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Tue, Apr 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Yamira Lee Johnson, head chef of Breaking Bread with Mira, will demonstrate how to make tasty empanadas Space is limited. Registration required. Register online ocls.info or please call 407.835.7323.

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Wed, Apr 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Create an easy knit skirt using your body measurements. Use sergers to create professional seams on this fast and easy project. This is a 2-Day Class.

Wed, Apr 08, 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.

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Wed, Apr 08, 10:30am - 11:15am
Who's the cool cat on the street? Learn basic concepts with sing-along stories and activities inspired by Pete the Cat. Come dressed with your groovy buttons for a good time!

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Wed, Apr 08, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.

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Wed, Apr 08, 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.

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Wed, Apr 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Does the idea of sewing a zipper steer you away from projects? Let us help you tackle zippers head-on with confidence!

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Wed, Apr 08, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 08, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 08, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Play dress up with your pet! Make an adorable sweater to keep your favorite dog or cat warm. Learn how to make leg openings, work in the round, and use increases and decreases to shape your sweater.

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Wed, Apr 08, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 08, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meet wonderful service dogs trained by Expanding Intelligence & learn about the importance of their jobs. See and hear about some of the tasks the dogs are trained in to assist their future handlers.

Thu, Apr 09, 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.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 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, Apr 09, 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.

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Thu, Apr 09, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Thu, Apr 09, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

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Fri, Apr 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
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.

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Fri, Apr 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Use up those scraps of fabric you have laying around! Make a fun and fashionable bracelet with decorative stitches. They make a quick and easy gift for friends and family.

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Fri, Apr 10, 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.

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Fri, Apr 10, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

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Fri, Apr 10, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Fri, Apr 10, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Turn your fruit into your next hit. Learn how to create fruit salsa and sweet chips to share. Recommended for upper elementary, tween and teens.

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Sat, Apr 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 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.

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Sat, Apr 11, 10:00am - 2:00pm
A celebration of gardening with workshops & crafts. Take the thyme to interact with various organizations that offer gardening resources & services. For more info visit ocls.info/gardening-festival.

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Sat, Apr 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
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, Apr 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join the sustainability movement by upcycling gently used dress shirts. Turn unwanted dress shirts into a cute button-front apron. These aprons make great gifts for that special cook in your family.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Let your green thumb show its artistic side as we paint a ceramic pot in fun, decorative ways. Your next seedling will really take root in a pot painted with your artistic flair!

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

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Sat, Apr 11, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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.

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Sat, Apr 11, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
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.

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Sat, Apr 11, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Robotics and Makers (informal) group monthly meetup.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Let your green thumb show its artistic side as we paint a ceramic pot in fun, decorative ways. Your next seedling will really take root in a pot painted with your artistic flair!

Canceled
Sat, Apr 11, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
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
Mon, Apr 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sew an easy and fun sleeve to carry your iPad, Android or Kindle tablet. Students are required to bring fabric and notions.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Looking for funding? Get the 101 on using this comprehensive directory to win grants and make a difference.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

Tue, Apr 14, 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.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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, Apr 14, 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.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Chef Dianne Morin will show you how to make jerk sauce from fresh natural ingredients. Space is limited, registration required.

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Tue, Apr 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Turn a pile of old t-shirts into a DIY dog toys your pup will love. Learn how to make t-shirt yarn and braid it into a durable tug-of-war toy for your dog.

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Wed, Apr 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Put your sewing machine to more use than just the basics! Learn to stabilize and stitch machine buttonholes for a polished finish.

Wed, Apr 15, 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
Wed, Apr 15, 10:30am - 11:15am
Paint, paste, glue, stamp and create! Young children will enjoy stories, songs and exploring age-appropriate art experiences. Recommended for toddlers.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Use up those scraps of fabric you have laying around! Make a fun and fashionable bracelet with decorative stitches. They make a quick and easy gift for friends and family.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
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.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Play dress up with your pet! Make an adorable sweater to keep your favorite dog or cat warm. Learn how to make leg openings, work in the round, and use increases and decreases to shape your sweater.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Does your life need a rebirth? Do you feel like you need to bloom? Well, "Spring Into Oola" at the Downtown library as we create YOUR brand new balanced Oola life in this unbalanced world!

Thu, Apr 16, 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.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 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.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Discover how to use your age as a setting tool and learn about 10 other steps to successful employment. Seminar is part of a monthly LIFE Information for Elders series. Call 407.836.7446 to register.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
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.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Joycelyn Bryant of Joycelyn's Southern Kitchen will demonstrate how to make everyone's favorite classic soups. Registration required.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Create a classic pillowcase with a contrasting cuff. Professionally finish your project with French seams, while practicing straight stitches. Students are required to bring fabric.

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

Canceled
Fri, Apr 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
What will you create today? Explore, experiment or be entertained. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 9:30am - 10:30am
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 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.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
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, Apr 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join the sustainability movement by upcycling gently used dress shirts. Turn unwanted dress shirts into a cute button-front apron. These aprons make great gifts for that special cook in your family.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
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.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Author Craig Pittman will recount the desperate experiment that led to the most remarkable Endangered Species comeback in history: The Florida Panther. A book sale and signing will follow the talk.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Orlando Hip Hop royalty E-Turn and Swamburger join forces to perform and record in the Melrose Audio Studio. Reserve your seat at ocls.info/melroseinthemix.

Canceled
Sun, Apr 19, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Have lots of yarn scraps after your adventures in crocheting? Learn a few patterns to help use up those scraps and create unique blankets called scrapghans.

Sun, Apr 19, 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.

Canceled
Sun, Apr 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meet & greet local authors at our Local Authors Festival. Authors from a variety of genres will share their experiences and books. Each author will have books available for purchase and signing.

Canceled
Sun, Apr 19, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Join the sustainability movement by upcycling gently used dress shirts. Turn unwanted dress shirts into a cute button-front apron. These aprons make great gifts for that special cook in your family.

Canceled
Sun, Apr 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
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
Mon, Apr 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join the sustainability movement by upcycling gently used shirts. Turn an unwanted shirt into a fashionable tote bag. Students are required to bring fabric. See description for details

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 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.

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

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Make Earth Day today and every day! Find out how you can save the planet while creating environmentally friendly crafts. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Start hand embroidery today. Learn the basics of using a hoop and needles to create French knots, as well as chain and satin stitches to create a beautiful sampler.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

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

Canceled
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join the sustainability movement by upcycling gently used shirts. Turn an unwanted shirt into a fashionable tote bag. Students are required to bring fabric. See description for details

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Tue, Apr 21, 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, Apr 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Magnolia Room
Explore the unique architecture of Orlando Public Library and learn more about the nearly 100-year history of Orange County Library System.

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Tue, Apr 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

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Tue, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Create a semi-fitted pair of shorts with front pockets and a cargo pocket on the side. These versatile shorts are fun and fashionable. Students are required to bring fabric and notions.

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Tue, Apr 21, 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.

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Tue, Apr 21, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Tue, Apr 21, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Start knitting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a colorful bookmark.

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Tue, Apr 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Explore the unique architecture of Orlando Public Library and learn more about the nearly 100-year history of Orange County Library System.

Tue, Apr 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn how to make your novel stand out in the slush pile from literary agent Saritza Hernandez. Registration required. This is an online class.

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Wed, Apr 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

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Wed, Apr 22, 10:30am - 11:15am
Join us with your toddlers for a special parachute playtime. Enjoy rhymes, songs and tons of parachute fun. Seating is limited. Registration recommended. Recommended for toddlers.

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Wed, Apr 22, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends.

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Wed, Apr 22, 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.

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Wed, Apr 22, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Create a semi-fitted pair of shorts with front pockets and a cargo pocket on the side. These versatile shorts are fun and fashionable. Students are required to bring fabric and notions.

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Wed, Apr 22, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 22, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join Mayor Buddy's Book Club to celebrate the completion of our latest book!

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Wed, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Play dress up with your pet! Make an adorable sweater to keep your favorite dog or cat warm. Learn how to make leg openings, work in the round, and use increases and decreases to shape your sweater.

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Wed, Apr 22, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

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Wed, Apr 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Food 101 series introduces you to a new topic every other month, examining the historical and social significance of what we eat. Samples limited, registration required.

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

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Thu, Apr 23, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Create a semi-fitted pair of shorts with front pockets and a cargo pocket on the side. These versatile shorts are fun and fashionable. Students are required to bring fabric and notions.

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Thu, Apr 23, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
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.

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Thu, Apr 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Thu, Apr 23, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

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Thu, Apr 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
"Robbery of the Heart" follows a Connecticut man, Harry Weichsel as he returns to his home town of Wetter, Germany to mark the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

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Fri, Apr 24, 9:30am - 10:30am
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.

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Fri, Apr 24, 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.

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Fri, Apr 24, 10:30am - 11:15am
Chop, scoop and smash! Learn how to make guacamole with fresh ingredients and enjoy it with a side of chips. Adult participation is required. Recommended for preschoolers.

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Fri, Apr 24, 10:45am - 12:15pm
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.

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Fri, Apr 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Explore the unique architecture of Orlando Public Library and learn more about the nearly 100-year history of Orange County Library System.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 24, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Fri, Apr 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
What will you create today? Explore, experiment or be entertained. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

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Sat, Apr 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
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.

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Sat, Apr 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Are you ready to create a unique gift for your mother? Create a simple and easy 3D printed Rose and Vase. You design it yourself and learn about 3D Design and Printing.

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Sat, Apr 25, 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.

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Sat, Apr 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
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.

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Sat, Apr 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Let your pet make a fashion statement with these easy to make pet bandanas. Create a fun bandana that slides onto your pet's collar.

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

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

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Sat, Apr 25, 12:30pm - 3:00pm
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.

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Sat, Apr 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Have some fun and learn a lot as we introduce the “cool” side of Shakespeare. Recommended for upper elementary.

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Sat, Apr 25, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Sun, Apr 26, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Stop by the Melrose Center for a Day all about Gaming. Play retro games, pinball and experience VR. Meet local game developers. Participate in workshops and so much more! Game on.

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Sun, Apr 26, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Crochet cute amigurumi stuffed toys. Learn the basics of amigurumi, including crocheting 3D shapes in the round and embroidering facial features. Students are required to bring tools and yarn.

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Sun, Apr 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

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Sun, Apr 26, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Join the sustainability movement by upcycling gently used dress shirts. Turn unwanted dress shirts into a cute button-front apron. These aprons make great gifts for that special cook in your family.

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Sun, Apr 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. Writers of all genres and experience are welcome. Please attend one meeting before submitting a piece for critique.

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

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

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
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
Mon, Apr 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Decorate your home with this colorful quilted rug. Coordinate the colors to match any room in your house with an easy to make project. Students are required to bring fabric and batting.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 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.

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

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

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Hand embroider a heart for your sweetheart. Learn how to create French knots, chain stitches and satin stitches, while practicing the running and back stitches.

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Mon, Apr 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.

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

Canceled
Tue, Apr 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Decorate your home with this colorful quilted rug. Coordinate the colors to match any room in your house with an easy to make project. Students are required to bring fabric and batting.

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Tue, Apr 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
LEarn some basics of pattern design. Students will use a front bodice sloper to alter darts, necklines and shape.

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Tue, Apr 28, 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.

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Tue, Apr 28, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Join us for trivia that will have you singing, "Hey, I just read this. And it sounds crazy. Could it be true? I don't know, maybe?" Recommended for tweens and teens.

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Tue, Apr 28, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

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Tue, Apr 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Purl it all together. Create classic stockinette fabric with knit and purl stitches.