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In-Person: Let's Knit Catch Up and Show Off

Beginner Level

2022-09-02 10:00:00 2022-09-02 12:00:00 America/New_York In-Person: Let's Knit Catch Up and Show Off It's time to catch up on all of our knitting projects and to show off our finished work. Drop into work on your projects, ask questions or just hang out. Orlando Public Library

Friday, September 02
10:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-09-02 10:00:00 2022-09-02 12:00:00 America/New_York In-Person: Let's Knit Catch Up and Show Off It's time to catch up on all of our knitting projects and to show off our finished work. Drop into work on your projects, ask questions or just hang out. Orlando Public Library

Orlando Public Library

Learning Cube

It's time to catch up on all of our knitting projects and to show off our finished work. Drop into work on your projects, ask questions or just hang out.

    To participate please bring your works in progress (WIP) and finished objects (FO).

    • Class Duration: 2 hours 
    • Age Requirements: 13-Adult
    • Required Skills: None
    • Materials Fee: None

    AGE GROUP: | Adults |

    EVENT TYPE: | Maker/DIY | Live Online Class | Arts & Crafting |

    TAGS: | tec101 | knit | fiberarts |

    Orlando Public Library

    Phone: 407-835-7323

    Hours
    Mon, Aug 15 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Tue, Aug 16 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Wed, Aug 17 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Thu, Aug 18 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Fri, Aug 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
    Sat, Aug 20 10:00AM to 6:00PM
    Sun, Aug 21 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 The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community.

     

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    Wed, Aug 17, 10:00am - 5:15pm
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    Please contact the library to register for this event.

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    Sat, Aug 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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    Sat, Aug 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Photo Studio
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    Sat, Aug 20, 11:00am - 3:00pm
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    Sat, Aug 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
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    Sat, Aug 20, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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    Sat, Aug 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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    Sat, Aug 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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    Please contact the library to register for this event.

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    Please contact the library to register for this event.

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    Sun, Aug 21, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
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    This event is full

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    Sun, Aug 21, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
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    Please contact the library to register for this event.

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    This event is full

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

    Sun, Aug 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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    Registration is now closed

    Sun, Aug 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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    Sun, Aug 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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    Mon, Aug 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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    Mon, Aug 22, 10:00am - 5:15pm
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    Mon, Aug 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
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    Mon, Aug 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
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    Mon, Aug 22, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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    Mon, Aug 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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    Mon, Aug 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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    Mon, Aug 22, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
    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, Aug 22, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
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    Mon, Aug 22, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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    Mon, Aug 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
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    Mon, Aug 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fab Lab
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    Mon, Aug 22, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
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    Registration is now closed

    Mon, Aug 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. This class is taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Mon, Aug 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    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.

    Mon, Aug 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    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.

    Mon, Aug 22, 5:15pm - 5:45pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving a 3D printer, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute printer-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Mon, Aug 22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    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, Aug 22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    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.

    Mon, Aug 22, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving a 3D printer, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute printer-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Tue, Aug 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
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    This event is full

    Tue, Aug 23, 10:00am - 5:15pm
    437 - Fourth Floor
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.

    Tue, Aug 23, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Tue, Aug 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Tue, Aug 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Purple Room
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    Tue, Aug 23, 10:30am - 6:30pm
    Fab Lab
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    Tue, Aug 23, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    This class teaches students to endow reality onto objects too difficult or dangerous to be physically used on stage. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Tue, Aug 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Do you want to master the equipment in the Video Studio? Let us help! A Video instructor will be available to assist you in this open lab.

    Tue, Aug 23, 11:45am - 12:45pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to schedule appointments and set tasks and reminders.

    Tue, Aug 23, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
    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.

    Tue, Aug 23, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's make your own tote bag. These bags are great for the summer fashion and fun. Mix and match patterns and colors. Students must bring their own fabric. See description for details.
    This event is full

    Tue, Aug 23, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Tue, Aug 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

    Tue, Aug 23, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Purple Room
    You’ve landed an interview! Now what? Get tips that will help you to practice and prepare, and to write a memorable thank you letter.

    Tue, Aug 23, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    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)
    This event is full

    Tue, Aug 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Club Central
    Test your skills against fellow teens with a variety of board games. Ages 11-18.

    Tue, Aug 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and sewing machines.
    Registration is now closed

    Canceled
    Tue, Aug 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    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.

    Tue, Aug 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

    Tue, Aug 23, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
    Red Room
    Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)
    This event is full

    Canceled
    Tue, Aug 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Take your photos to the next level by learning to enhance and correct colors in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Tue, Aug 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    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, Aug 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's make your own tote bag. These bags are great for the summer fashion and fun. Mix and match patterns and colors. Students must bring their own fabric. See description for details.
    This event is full

    Wed, Aug 24, 10:00am - 5:15pm
    437 - Fourth Floor
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.

    Wed, Aug 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Photo Studio
    Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

    Wed, Aug 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

    Wed, Aug 24, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Wed, Aug 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

    Wed, Aug 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    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, Aug 24, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's make your own tote bag. These bags are great for the summer fashion and fun. Mix and match patterns and colors. Students must bring their own fabric. See description for details.
    This event is full

    Wed, Aug 24, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    meeting

    Wed, Aug 24, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Purple Room
    Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

    Wed, Aug 24, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Wed, Aug 24, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
    Red Room
    Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. (tic101)
    This event is full

    Wed, Aug 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    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.

    Wed, Aug 24, 3:15pm - 4:45pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

    Wed, Aug 24, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Organizers in four sizes are lined with contrast fabric and have casings at top edges for hanging on a curtain or similar type rod. Students are required to bring fabric. See description for details.
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, Aug 24, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Aug 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Used by cabinet makers, wood workers and hobbyists, Cut2D Desktop is a powerful CAD software solution for cutting on a CNC Router or Laser Cutter. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.

    Wed, Aug 24, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Tech Central
    Begin your life in the theater. Learn basic stage terminology, directions and body positions used in live theatrical productions. This class is taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Wed, Aug 24, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    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, Aug 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Albertson Room
    The Food 101 series introduces you to a new topic every other month, examining the historical and social significance of what we eat. This month, we'll discuss barbecue from around the world.

    Wed, Aug 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

    Thu, Aug 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Ever wanted to make a sewing pattern and they do not carry it in your size? Learn how to grade a pattern for almost any size. Learn to use grading increments to get that perfect fit. It's Mathtastic!

    Thu, Aug 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
    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, Aug 25, 10:30am - 2:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Thu, Aug 25, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Thu, Aug 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    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.

    Thu, Aug 25, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    New to sewing and ready for that first simple project? These easy to make coasters, based on the four square quilt block design, make great gifts for many occasions.

    Thu, Aug 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

    Thu, Aug 25, 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, Aug 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Capture the beauty of your photographs and share with friends, family and clients.

    Thu, Aug 25, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Red Room
    Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. (tic101)

    Thu, Aug 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Club Central
    Choose your own creative adventure at a variety of do-it-yourself craft stations. Try your hand at different art forms from origami to collages, poetry and more! Ages 11-18.

    Thu, Aug 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

    Thu, Aug 25, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Thu, Aug 25, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Red Room
    Master your music production skills. Explore advanced production techniques to work with both MIDI and audio clips. (tic101)

    Thu, Aug 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

    Fri, Aug 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Learning Cube
    This easy two-toned knit pillow uses the simplest of stitches to create a modern geometric design. Learn how to use increase and decrease stitches, switch colors, and seam with the mattress stitch.
    Registration is now closed

    Fri, Aug 26, 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 professional patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines in this 3-day class series.
    Registration is now closed

    Fri, Aug 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Fri, Aug 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Fri, Aug 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
    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.

    Fri, Aug 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your design to reality with the Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Laser Cutter.
    This event is full

    Fri, Aug 26, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Fri, Aug 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Blue Room
    Do you want to draw more attention to your site? A full-screen video background is a solution.

    Fri, Aug 26, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Fri, Aug 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    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.

    Fri, Aug 26, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving the Laser Cutter, users are required to successfully complete an one-hour assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Aug 26, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving the Laser Cutter, users are required to successfully complete an one-hour assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Aug 26, 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, Aug 26, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    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.

    Fri, Aug 26, 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.

    Fri, Aug 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Aug 26, 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)

    Fri, Aug 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Aug 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    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.

    Sat, Aug 27, 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.

    Sat, Aug 27, 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 professional patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines in this 3-day class series.
    Registration is now closed

    Sat, Aug 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Sat, Aug 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Audio Production Studio
    Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

    Sat, Aug 27, 10:30am - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Sat, Aug 27, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn to correct the deformation of a humanoid character's mesh when the skeletal structure is animated.

    Sat, Aug 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Tech Central
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Sat, Aug 27, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Sat, Aug 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

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

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

    Sat, Aug 27, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
    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, Aug 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Purple Room
    Bring your design ideas to life with Canva, a free graphic design application. Save time by building on thousands of professional templates to create logos, flyers, social media content and more.

    Sat, Aug 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Library Central
    Connect in-person with Orlando-area literary organizations. Learn what they do, the resources available to local writers, and how you can get more involved in our local literary community.

    Sat, Aug 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Learning Cube
    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.

    Sat, Aug 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn to animate in Blender by animating the walk cycle of a humanoid character.

    Sat, Aug 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Sat, Aug 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    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, Aug 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

    Sat, Aug 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

    Sat, Aug 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Blue Room
    Learn how to apply best practices and techniques to successfully convert a Microsoft Word manuscript into an eBook.

    Sat, Aug 27, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sun, Aug 28, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    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.

    Sun, Aug 28, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Sun, Aug 28, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    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)
    This event is full

    Sun, Aug 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Purple Room
    Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and library resources.

    Sun, Aug 28, 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.

    Sun, Aug 28, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Sun, Aug 28, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
    Purple Room
    Become familiar with popular job search websites and common questions asked on job applications. Learn how to use various Internet resources to search and apply for jobs.

    Sun, Aug 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Under the Sea
    Fun-filled yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions with a twist that uses a PLAY-based yoga curriculum that is trauma-informed conscious. Recommended for families with children of all ages.
    This event is full

    Sun, Aug 28, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Tech Central
    This three-part class teaches basic song structure, writing melody & lyrics. The Third day, students write a song with the instructor. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Sun, Aug 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Video Learning Lab
    Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sun, Aug 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Library Central
    See the culmination of our 6-week course on the basics of Improv. Laugh along with the class at this event you will not want to miss!

    Sun, Aug 28, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Red Room
    Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)
    This event is full

    Mon, Aug 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Are ready to learn some more garment sewing skills? Create a semi-fitted straight skirt with a zipper back closure. We will teach you sewing techniques for finished seams, darts and closures.

    Mon, Aug 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Purple Room
    Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

    Mon, Aug 29, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Red Room
    Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. (tic101)

    Mon, Aug 29, 10:30am - 2:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Mon, Aug 29, 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, Aug 29, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Mon, Aug 29, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Mon, Aug 29, 11:45am - 12:45pm
    Purple Room
    Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

    Mon, Aug 29, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Are ready to learn some more garment sewing skills? Create a semi-fitted straight skirt with a zipper back closure. We will teach you sewing techniques for finished seams, darts and closures.

    Mon, Aug 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Blue 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.

    Mon, Aug 29, 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, Aug 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. This class is taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Mon, Aug 29, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    Red Room
    Master key concepts to help shape your sound. Open the wide world of applying audio effects and begin to understand the theory behind building a mix. (tic101)

    Mon, Aug 29, 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 settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

    Mon, Aug 29, 3:15pm - 4:45pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Add excitement and life to your movie! Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece.

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

    Mon, Aug 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. This class is taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Mon, Aug 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

    Mon, Aug 29, 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, Aug 29, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Mon, Aug 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    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.

    Tue, Aug 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Are ready to learn some more garment sewing skills? Create a semi-fitted straight skirt with a zipper back closure. We will teach you sewing techniques for finished seams, darts and closures.

    Tue, Aug 30, 10:00am - 5:15pm
    437 - Fourth Floor
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.

    Tue, Aug 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

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

    Canceled
    Tue, Aug 30, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    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.

    Tue, Aug 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Video Production Studio
    Want to add some excitement to your movie! Learn how to make green screen videos at the Melrose Center. This class will show students how to light and shoot a green screen movie.

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

    Tue, Aug 30, 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Tue, Aug 30, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Are ready to learn some more garment sewing skills? Create a semi-fitted straight skirt with a zipper back closure. We will teach you sewing techniques for finished seams, darts and closures.

    Tue, Aug 30, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

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

    Tue, Aug 30, 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.

    Tue, Aug 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Tech Central
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Wed, Aug 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Does the idea of sewing a zipper steer you away from projects? Let us help you tackle zippers head-on with confidence!

    Wed, Aug 31, 10:00am - 5:15pm
    437 - Fourth Floor
    Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.

    Wed, Aug 31, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your 3D Design to reality with a 3D Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn how to use the slicing software, proper settings on the printer and gain access to our 3D printers in the Fab Lab.

    Canceled
    Wed, Aug 31, 10:30am - 11:30am
    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.

    Wed, Aug 31, 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Blue Room
    Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Canceled
    Wed, Aug 31, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Take your photos to the next level by learning to enhance and correct colors in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Wed, Aug 31, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Carry all your essential on a trip with this fun and easy to make cosmetic case.

    Wed, Aug 31, 12:45pm - 1:45pm
    Blue Room
    Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

    Wed, Aug 31, 12:45pm - 1:15pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving a 3D printer, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute printer-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Aug 31, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    meeting

    Wed, Aug 31, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

    Wed, Aug 31, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving a 3D printer, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute printer-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Aug 31, 3:15pm - 4:45pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

    Wed, Aug 31, 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.

    Wed, Aug 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Blue Room
    Put together cool comic drawings using Comic Life. Change layouts, add cartoons, and write a story to make your comic drawings come alive!

    Wed, Aug 31, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    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.

    Wed, Aug 31, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Tech Central
    A scene study course designed to build to a pivotal moment in the script, specifically scenes transitioning into songs. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Thu, Sep 01, 9:00am - 11:00am
    InfoPower Suite
    update

    Thu, Sep 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Whether you’re new to handbag construction or a seasoned expert, the Laney Hobo Bag may be your new go-to pattern! Pattern by Alicia Wietholter of Swoon Patterns.Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Thu, Sep 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Photo Studio
    Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

    Thu, Sep 01, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

    Thu, Sep 01, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Red Room
    Harness the power of Logic Pro X to create amazing music. Explore the interface and begin working with key preferences and controls in this popular application. (tic101)

    Thu, Sep 01, 10:30am - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Thu, Sep 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

    Thu, Sep 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

    Thu, Sep 01, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Thu, Sep 01, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
    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, Sep 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    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, Sep 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    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.

    Thu, Sep 01, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Thu, Sep 01, 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, Sep 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn how to create custom behaviors without writing a single line of code with Unity's new visual scripting tools.

    Thu, Sep 01, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

    Thu, Sep 01, 2:30pm - 6:30pm
    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.

    Thu, Sep 01, 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, Sep 01, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    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, Sep 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Learning Cube
    It's time to catch up on all of our knitting projects and to show off our finished work. Drop into work on your projects, ask questions or just hang out.

    Fri, Sep 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Learn to sew an A-Line Skirt with a lapped zipper and button closure featured in Sew Your Own Wardrobe by Alison Smith. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Fri, Sep 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Papa Bear
    Learn Spanish through the exploration of original music with a live guitar performance. Reinforce new vocabulary words using visual, auditory, and kinesthetic skills. Recommended for ages 0-8.

    Fri, Sep 02, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Fri, Sep 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Red Room
    Get your sound right in Logic Pro X. Understand the routing and creation of patches, which is a crucial element in Logic Pro for building your own instruments and sounds. (tic101)

    Fri, Sep 02, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Fri, Sep 02, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Fri, Sep 02, 12:45pm - 1:15pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving the Silhouette Cameo 4, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Sep 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.

    Fri, Sep 02, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving the Silhouette Cameo 4, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Sep 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

    Fri, Sep 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

    Fri, Sep 02, 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.

    Sat, Sep 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
    Purple Room
    Be safe online. From passwords to phishing scams learn how to recognize dangers and the basics of protecting yourself online.

    Sat, Sep 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Learn to sew an A-Line Skirt with a lapped zipper and button closure featured in Sew Your Own Wardrobe by Alison Smith. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Sat, Sep 03, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Sat, Sep 03, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Red Room
    Create beats with MIDI tools in Logic. Use Ultrabeat, a built-in drum machine, to create beats, the perfect the sound with the Step, Piano Roll and Score Editors. (tic101)

    Sat, Sep 03, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your family to build and play with science and technology at the Melrose Center! Available resources include littleBits, Snap Circuits, and K'NEX. (tic101)

    Sat, Sep 03, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Do you love video games and LEGO? Learn to use Unity by modding a microgame with virtual LEGO bricks during this 3 part class series.

    Sat, Sep 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

    Sat, Sep 03, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Sat, Sep 03, 11:15am - 1:15pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.

    Sat, Sep 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Crochet granny squares with two-colors and learn to piece them together to make patterned bags, pillows or afghans. Practice your granny square skills with this twist on the classic solid square.

    Sat, Sep 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Do you love video games and LEGO? Learn to use Unity by modding a microgame with virtual LEGO bricks during this 3 part class series.

    Sat, Sep 03, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

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

    Sat, Sep 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    FlexSpace
    Let's play Pokémon together! Drop in to pick up a game or trade cards with other Pokémon TCG players. Welcome to all players, new or experienced. Bring your own deck or play with one of ours!

    Sat, Sep 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Do you love video games and LEGO? Learn to use Unity by modding a microgame with virtual LEGO bricks during this 3 part class series.

    Sat, Sep 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

    Sat, Sep 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Tue, Sep 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    This cozy reversible, wrap robe features raglan sleeves, turn-back cuffs, belt carriers and a tie belt. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Tue, Sep 06, 10:30am - 11:15am
    Papa Bear
    Learn new fine motor skills using paint, paste, glue, and stamps to create! Toddlers will enjoy stories and songs about the food, then will create craft. Recommended for toddlers 18-36 months.

    Tue, Sep 06, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Tue, Sep 06, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Tue, Sep 06, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    Students learn to use physicality to create strong, believable characters. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Tue, Sep 06, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Tue, Sep 06, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    This cozy reversible, wrap robe features raglan sleeves, turn-back cuffs, belt carriers and a tie belt. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Tue, Sep 06, 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

    Tue, Sep 06, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Tue, Sep 06, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    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.

    Tue, Sep 06, 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 settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

    Wed, Sep 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    This cozy reversible, wrap robe features raglan sleeves, turn-back cuffs, belt carriers and a tie belt. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Wed, Sep 07, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Wed, Sep 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

    Wed, Sep 07, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Wed, Sep 07, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    This cozy reversible, wrap robe features raglan sleeves, turn-back cuffs, belt carriers and a tie belt. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Wed, Sep 07, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    meeting

    Wed, Sep 07, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

    Wed, Sep 07, 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.

    Wed, Sep 07, 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.

    Wed, Sep 07, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Keep your hats on, this is going to be a gorgeous day in Florida! Make a Derby Hat perfect for the pool, beach, gardening or just an afternoon on the town. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Wed, Sep 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    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.

    Wed, Sep 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Under the Sea
    Author and illustrator Sumer Strawbree is leading board members in a hands-on, vision board workshop at this month's hybrid meeting. Recommended for students in grades 6-8.

    Wed, Sep 07, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Sep 07, 4:45pm - 5:15pm
    Video Learning Lab
    Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Sep 07, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    Learn to build the character you are playing using your lived experience. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Wed, Sep 07, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    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.

    Thu, Sep 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Whether you’re new to handbag construction or a seasoned expert, the Laney Hobo Bag may be your new go-to pattern! Pattern by Alicia Wietholter of Swoon Patterns.Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Thu, Sep 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Audio Production Studio
    Capture the right sound. Discover how microphones work, the key differences between microphones, and how to set up and tear down microphones, stands and cables. (tic101)

    Thu, Sep 08, 10:30am - 2:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Thu, Sep 08, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Thu, Sep 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. (tic101)

    Thu, Sep 08, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    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.

    Thu, Sep 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Purple Room
    Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

    Thu, Sep 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.

    Thu, Sep 08, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Record in stereo sound. Discover how to set-up microphones for a variety of stereo recording techniques and explore the pros and cons of each technique. (tic101)

    Thu, Sep 08, 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, Sep 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn how to set up a VR development environment, how to test and debug a VR app during development, and how to publish an app through a popular app store.

    Thu, Sep 08, 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, Sep 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Club Central
    Choose your own creative adventure at a variety of do-it-yourself craft stations. Try your hand at different art forms from origami to collages, poetry and more! Ages 11-18.

    Thu, Sep 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

    Thu, Sep 08, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

    Thu, Sep 08, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Tech Central
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Fri, Sep 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Start knitting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a colorful bookmark.

    Fri, Sep 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Learn to sew an A-Line Skirt with a lapped zipper and button closure featured in Sew Your Own Wardrobe by Alison Smith. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Fri, Sep 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Papa Bear
    Learn Spanish through the exploration of original music with a live guitar performance. Reinforce new vocabulary words using visual, auditory, and kinesthetic skills. Recommended for ages 0-8.

    Fri, Sep 09, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Fri, Sep 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Explore the fundamentals of sound theory. Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types. (tic101)

    Fri, Sep 09, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your 3D Design to reality with a 3D Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn how to use the slicing software, proper settings on the printer and gain access to our 3D printers in the Fab Lab.

    Fri, Sep 09, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Fri, Sep 09, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Fri, Sep 09, 12:45pm - 1:15pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving a 3D printer, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute printer-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Sep 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.

    Fri, Sep 09, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)

    Fri, Sep 09, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving a 3D printer, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute printer-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Sep 09, 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 settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

    Fri, Sep 09, 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, Sep 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Sep 09, 5:15pm - 5:45pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving a 3D printer, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute printer-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sat, Sep 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Learn to sew an A-Line Skirt with a lapped zipper and button closure featured in Sew Your Own Wardrobe by Alison Smith. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Sat, Sep 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Purple Room
    Discover how you can use Microsoft's powerful productivity tools to connect and collaborate with your team. Learn how to access and install apps, and store and share files.

    Sat, Sep 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. (tic101)

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

    Sat, Sep 10, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Under the Sea
    High school students will earn two hours of community service by assembling craft kits for the library. Recommended for ages 13-18.
    This event is full

    Sat, Sep 10, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Sat, Sep 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

    Sat, Sep 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

    Sat, Sep 10, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Master key concepts to help shape your sound. Open the wide world of applying audio effects and begin to understand the theory behind building a mix. (tic101)

    Sat, Sep 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Library Central
    Seasoned vocalist Shannon Rae will perform adored classics from our past. Hear songs every generation will enjoy, you might even catch yourself singing along.

    Sat, Sep 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Crochet a cute pencil scarf. Practice working beginning crochet stitches (sc, dc, hdc) and learn how to work front and back post double crochet (fpdc/bpdc).

    Sat, Sep 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

    Sat, Sep 10, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    FlexSpace
    Let's play Pokémon together! Drop in to pick up a game or trade cards with other Pokémon TCG players. Welcome to all players, new or experienced. Bring your own deck or play with one of ours!

    Sat, Sep 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Interactive Media Wall
    Join us the second Saturday of each month at the Melrose Center for this fun filled rollercoaster of laughs featuring improv actors from the Orlando Improv Community.

    Sat, Sep 10, 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, Sep 11, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Albertson Room
    Enjoy a short presentation on journaling your thoughts using your planner for self care before open planner project time. Bring your own supplies and connect and share ideas with other planners.

    Sun, Sep 11, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Keep your hats on, this is going to be a gorgeous day in Florida! Make a Derby Hat perfect for the pool, beach, gardening or just an afternoon on the town. Students are required to bring fabric.

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

    Sun, Sep 11, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Sun, Sep 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Let's play chess together! Drop in to pick up a game with other chess players. Welcome to all players, new or experienced.

    Sun, Sep 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

    Sun, Sep 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Tech Central
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Sun, Sep 11, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    Learn to express yourself and play in this 8-week intro to improv course. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Sun, Sep 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Blue Room
    Join the Ready, Set, Code! club to design your own mobile apps from scratch. Create your own app from wireframing your idea to presenting your prototype.

    Sun, Sep 11, 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, Sep 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    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.

    Mon, Sep 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Learn to sew an Waisted Cocktail Dress with gathered skirt, featured in Sew Your Own Wardrobe by Alison Smith. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Mon, Sep 12, 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, Sep 12, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Explore the fundamentals of sound theory. Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types. (tic101)

    Mon, Sep 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

    Mon, Sep 12, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Mon, Sep 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. This class is taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Mon, Sep 12, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Mon, Sep 12, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Learn to sew an Waisted Cocktail Dress with gathered skirt, featured in Sew Your Own Wardrobe by Alison Smith. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Mon, Sep 12, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
    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.

    Mon, Sep 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    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, Sep 12, 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.

    Mon, Sep 12, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Learn to use a professional and always free design software, Blender, to create 3D models.

    Mon, Sep 12, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Make fabric storage bins that are a great way to showcase or hold products in any room. The bins also make a great hostess gift or house warming present. Students are required to bring materials.

    Mon, Sep 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Mon, Sep 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. This class is taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Mon, Sep 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

    Mon, Sep 12, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Used by cabinet makers, wood workers and hobbyists, Cut2D Desktop is a powerful CAD software solution for cutting on a CNC Router or Laser Cutter. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.

    Mon, Sep 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Mon, Sep 12, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
    Purple Room
    Get your research papers and reports noticed. Learn how to use the review tools to discover errors and ensure readability. Add organization with a table of contents and clear citations.

    Tue, Sep 13, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Add excitement and life to your movie! Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece.

    Tue, Sep 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)

    Tue, Sep 13, 10:30am - 2:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Tue, Sep 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Tue, Sep 13, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Tue, Sep 13, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    Students learn exercises to make a connection between their voice and their bodies while warming up for a performance. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Tue, Sep 13, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Tue, Sep 13, 12:30pm - 1:45pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Transform the look of your videos using color correction techniques in Premiere Pro! Color Correction is a must-learn skill for everyone involved with filmmaking and video production.

    Tue, Sep 13, 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.

    Tue, Sep 13, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
    Fab Lab,Fab Lab Equipment Combined
    Foamsmithing is the art of creating props and costumes using different types of foam. You will get hands-on experience using Pepakura, Silhouette Cameo, the Dremel tool among other tools of the trade.
    This event is full

    Tue, Sep 13, 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

    Tue, Sep 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    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)

    Tue, Sep 13, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
    Purple Room
    Boost your productivity with Microsoft's powerful note-taking app. Learn how to organize your pages, revise your notes and collaborate with your team.

    Wed, Sep 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Build a custom quilt block by block. Join us each month for a new design, come for one class or take them all. At the end of the year you will have a complete project perfect for keeping warm.

    Wed, Sep 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Wed, Sep 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. (tic101)

    Wed, Sep 14, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Create basic shapes and objects with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using common 3D design tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.

    Wed, Sep 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

    Wed, Sep 14, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Wed, Sep 14, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Work on Quilt Blocks that you have in progress, assemble quilt blocks and learn to piece them together, add batting, backing and binding. Students are required to bring materials and completed blocks.

    Wed, Sep 14, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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    Wed, Sep 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    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.

    Wed, Sep 14, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

    Wed, Sep 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your design to reality with the Silhouette Cameo 4 at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Cameo 4.

    Wed, Sep 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Club Central
    Grab a brush, mellow out and paint some happy, little trees the Bob Ross way! Remember, there are no mistakes, only happy accidents! Recommended for ages 13-18.

    Wed, Sep 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    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.

    Wed, Sep 14, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Keep your hats on, this is going to be a gorgeous day in Florida! Make a Derby Hat perfect for the pool, beach, gardening or just an afternoon on the town. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Wed, Sep 14, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Sep 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image's texture.

    Wed, Sep 14, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
    Video Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Sep 14, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving the Silhouette Cameo 4, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Sep 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Learning Cube
    Join the Battle Bots Combat Robotics Club! Build and customize robots to fight in the arena. Students will install electronic components, construct robot housing, drive robots, and repair damage.

    Wed, Sep 14, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving the Silhouette Cameo 4, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Sep 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. (tic101)

    Thu, Sep 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Whether you’re new to handbag construction or a seasoned expert, the Laney Hobo Bag may be your new go-to pattern! Pattern by Alicia Wietholter of Swoon Patterns.Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Thu, Sep 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Purple Room
    Discover how you can use Microsoft's powerful productivity tools to connect and collaborate with your team. Learn how to access and install apps, and store and share files.

    Thu, Sep 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Does your child show interest in becoming a YouTube vlogger, but you don't know where to begin with helping them get started?

    Thu, Sep 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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)

    Thu, Sep 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Up your 3D design skills with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using loft, revolve and array tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.

    Thu, Sep 15, 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Thu, Sep 15, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Thu, Sep 15, 12:10pm - 1:10pm
    Albertson Room
    Join Bernadette Cipriani Major, Community Relations Coordinator with Halifax Health, as she discusses healthy living that includes mind, body, and soul in celebration of Healthy Aging Month.

    Thu, Sep 15, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    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.

    Thu, Sep 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    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.

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

    Thu, Sep 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Thu, Sep 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Discover the magic of live sound. Use a live mixer, microphones and speakers to record, mix and playback audio. (tic101)

    Thu, Sep 15, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Mix live sound. Use a live mixer and outboard gear to get the perfect sound for your next event. (tic101)

    Fri, Sep 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Create cute coasters while practicing your new knitting skills. Practice pattern reading, casting on, the knit stitch and binding off.

    Fri, Sep 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Learn to sew an A-Line Skirt with a lapped zipper and button closure featured in Sew Your Own Wardrobe by Alison Smith. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Fri, Sep 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Papa Bear
    Learn Spanish through the exploration of original music with a live guitar performance. Reinforce new vocabulary words using visual, auditory, and kinesthetic skills. Recommended for ages 0-8.

    Fri, Sep 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. (tic101)

    Fri, Sep 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your design to reality with the Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Laser Cutter.

    Fri, Sep 16, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Fri, Sep 16, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Fri, Sep 16, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving the Laser Cutter, users are required to successfully complete an one-hour assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Sep 16, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Prior to reserving the Laser Cutter, users are required to successfully complete an one-hour assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Sep 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.

    Fri, Sep 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

    Fri, Sep 16, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Sep 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    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.

    Fri, Sep 16, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.