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In-Person: Let's Crochet Pencil Scarves (2-Part)

Confident Beginner Level

2022-09-10 14:00:00 2022-09-10 16:00:00 America/New_York In-Person: Let's Crochet Pencil Scarves (2-Part) 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). Orlando Public Library - Sewing Studio

Saturday, September 10
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-09-10 14:00:00 2022-09-10 16:00:00 America/New_York In-Person: Let's Crochet Pencil Scarves (2-Part) 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). Orlando Public Library - Sewing Studio

Orlando Public Library

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).

Please note that this is a two-part class. Classes are held on Saturdays, September 10 and 17 from 2 to 4 p.m.

    • Class Duration: 2 parts, 2 hours per part
    • Age Requirements: Adults, Teens 13+
    • Required Skills: None
    • Materials Fee: None

    Required Materials: Students must bring the following materials to complete the project:

    • PatternThe Sharpened Pencil Scarf [Please note that students must bring a printed copy of the pattern to class or be able to access it from a mobile device.]
    • Medium/worsted weight yarn (size 4) in the following colors:
      • Pencil color ~375 yards
      • Wood color (cream/ivory/tan) ~50 yards
      • Lead color (dark grey/black) ~50 yards
      • Metal color (light grey) ~50 yards
      • Eraser color (red/pink) ~50
    • Size H-8 (5.0mm) hook
    • Yarn needle
    • Locking stitch markers

    Note: Beginning crochet skills are necessary to be successful in this class.  New to crochet? Check out Let's Crochet Level 1.

    AGE GROUP: | Adults |

    EVENT TYPE: | Maker/DIY | Arts & Crafting |

    TAGS: | tec101 | fiberarts | crochet | bb-fiber-arts |

    Orlando Public Library

    Phone: 407-835-7323

    Hours
    Mon, Sep 26 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Tue, Sep 27 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Wed, Sep 28 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Thu, Sep 29 10:00AM to 7:00PM
    Fri, Sep 30 10:00AM to 6:00PM
    Sat, Oct 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
    Sun, Oct 02 1:00PM to 6:00PM

    About the branch

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    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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    Photo Studio
    Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

    Mon, Oct 03, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    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, Oct 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    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, Oct 03, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.

    Mon, Oct 03, 3:15pm - 4:45pm
    Purple Room
    Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

    Mon, Oct 03, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Whether you are off to work or off to hike, this messenger bag is a great accessory! Create a unique bag you can show off. Students are required to bring fabric and notions

    Mon, Oct 03, 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.

    Mon, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Mon, Oct 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Mon, Oct 03, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

    Mon, Oct 03, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    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.

    Mon, Oct 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    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)

    Mon, Oct 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

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

    Tue, Oct 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

    Tue, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 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.

    Tue, Oct 04, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Tue, Oct 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    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.

    Tue, Oct 04, 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.
    This event is full

    Tue, Oct 04, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Tue, Oct 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Tue, Oct 04, 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.

    Tue, Oct 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Club Central
    Go toe to toe and test your wits against your fellow teens with a variety of strategy, card, and multi-player party games. The challenge awaits for beginner and expert gamers alike. Ages 11-18.

    Tue, Oct 04, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Whether you are off to work or off to hike, this messenger bag is a great accessory! Create a unique bag you can show off. Students are required to bring fabric and notions

    Tue, Oct 04, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Tue, Oct 04, 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)

    Tue, Oct 04, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
    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.

    Tue, Oct 04, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Tue, Oct 04, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Tue, Oct 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Tech Central
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Tue, Oct 04, 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)

    Tue, Oct 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to create an account on a popular video conferencing platform (Zoom) and build confidence when using features of the platform in an online meeting.

    Wed, Oct 05, 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, Oct 05, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Wed, Oct 05, 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, Oct 05, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Wed, Oct 05, 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, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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    Wed, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

    Wed, Oct 05, 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.

    Wed, Oct 05, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Whether you are off to work or off to hike, this messenger bag is a great accessory! Create a unique bag you can show off. Students are required to bring fabric and notions

    Wed, Oct 05, 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.
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, Oct 05, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    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.

    Thu, Oct 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Are ready to learn some more advanced sewing skills? These loose-fitting, sleeveless, pullover dresses have neckline gathers, back neck slit and hemline variations. Serger skills highly recommended.
    This event is full

    Thu, Oct 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Photo Studio
    Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

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

    Thu, Oct 06, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's get batty with a wonderfully expressive bat stuffed animal. It has face applique options. The wings also have extra top-stitching for some special detail. Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Thu, Oct 06, 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.

    Thu, Oct 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Purple Room
    Take your first steps into the world of computing. Discover the essential parts of and types of computers, as well as the basics of using a computer for the first time.

    Thu, Oct 06, 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, Oct 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

    Thu, Oct 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Game Development Lab
    Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game.

    Fri, Oct 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Purl it all together. Create classic stockinette fabric with knit and purl stitches.

    Fri, Oct 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Learn to use Cricut Design Space Software to create a custom vinyl transfer, sticker and more. Create a unique look and style while learning to use the software, Cricut Maker and Heat Press.
    This event is full

    Fri, Oct 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.
    This event is full

    Fri, Oct 07, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your design to reality with the Silhouette Cameo 4 at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Cameo 4.

    Fri, Oct 07, 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, Oct 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

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

    Fri, Oct 07, 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

    Fri, Oct 07, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    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, Oct 07, 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, Oct 07, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    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.

    Fri, Oct 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.

    Fri, Oct 07, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    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, Oct 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Take your photos to the next level by learning to enhance and correct colors in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Fri, Oct 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sat, Oct 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Sew a headband with cat ears to complete a halloween costume. Pattern size ranges from 19” heads to 25” heads so it should fit many kids as well as adults. Students are required to bring materials.
    This event is full

    Sat, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

    Sat, Oct 08, 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.

    Sat, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn the basics of programming custom behaviors for your game objects with C Sharp (C#) in Unity.

    Sat, Oct 08, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Sat, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Learning Cube
    Join the Ready, Set, Code! Club to design and build LEGO Mindstorms robots from scratch. Identify a problem, then brainstorm and design a robot to solve it.
    Registration is now closed

    Sat, Oct 08, 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.
    This event is full

    Sat, Oct 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Add a touch of whimsy to your Halloween with Frankenstein Candy Pouches. Practice your crochet skills while learning how to seam pieces together, sew on buttons and embroider facial details.

    Sat, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn how to create and program the Input System to bind input devices to actions that trigger behaviors in a game.

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

    Sat, Oct 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    LED 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.

    Sun, Oct 09, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Sun, Oct 09, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Albertson Room
    Enjoy a short presentation on using your planner for your time management before open planner project time. Bring your own supplies and connect and share ideas with other planners.

    Sun, Oct 09, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Create your own witch hat for Halloween. This easy to make witch hat uses three fat quarters, interfacing and bias tape. Students are required to bring materials. See description for details.

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

    Sun, Oct 09, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Sun, Oct 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Tech Central
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Sun, Oct 09, 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. Bring your own chess board or play with one of ours!

    Sun, Oct 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Video Learning Lab
    Whether you want to improve your public speaking skills, enhance your on-camera skills or are curious about the world of acting for video, this class is for you.

    Sun, Oct 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

    Sun, Oct 09, 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.
    Registration is now closed

    Sun, Oct 09, 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.
    Registration is now closed

    Sun, Oct 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Video Learning Lab
    Students will be introduced to basic terms and directions used on film and video sets. They will put these terms into practice as they rehearse and record a short scene.

    Mon, Oct 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    This table runner was designed for fall, but can be adapted into any color scheme. It goes together quickly and would be a fun project. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Mon, Oct 10, 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.

    Mon, Oct 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Papa Bear
    A Spanish immersion Mother Goose on the Loose with interactive songs, rhymes and activities to grow your baby's early literacy and Spanish skills! Recommended for babies.

    Mon, Oct 10, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Mon, Oct 10, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Mon, Oct 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    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, Oct 10, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    This table runner was designed for fall, but can be adapted into any color scheme. It goes together quickly and would be a fun project. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Mon, Oct 10, 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.

    Mon, Oct 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    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.

    Mon, Oct 10, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
    Albertson Room
    Watch some of the scariest movies ever at one of the least scary times of the day. Walk out from the nightmare into the daytime in our Horror Matinee series. Ages 18 and up.

    Mon, Oct 10, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    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, Oct 10, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Create basic shapes and objects with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using common 3D design tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.

    Mon, Oct 10, 3:15pm - 4:45pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

    Mon, Oct 10, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Carry all your essentials on a trip with this fun and easy to make cosmetic case.

    Mon, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

    Mon, Oct 10, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

    Mon, Oct 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    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.

    Tue, Oct 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's make some comfy lounge pants for the fall. These pants include a pocket and drawstring. Students are required to bring materials.
    This event is full

    Tue, Oct 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

    Tue, Oct 11, 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, Oct 11, 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)

    Tue, Oct 11, 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.

    Tue, Oct 11, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    Learn to build the character you are playing using your lived experience. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Tue, Oct 11, 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)

    Tue, Oct 11, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's make some comfy lounge pants for the fall. These pants include a pocket and drawstring. Students are required to bring materials.
    This event is full

    Tue, Oct 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    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.

    Tue, Oct 11, 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)

    Tue, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    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.

    Tue, Oct 11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

    Tue, Oct 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Club Central
    Go toe to toe and test your wits against your fellow teens with a variety of strategy, card, and multi-player party games. The challenge awaits for beginner and expert gamers alike. Ages 11-18.

    Tue, Oct 11, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Carry all your essentials on a trip with this fun and easy to make cosmetic case.

    Tue, Oct 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    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)

    Tue, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    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.

    Tue, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

    Tue, Oct 11, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Tue, Oct 11, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Oct 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's make some comfy lounge pants for the fall. These pants include a pocket and drawstring. Students are required to bring materials.
    This event is full

    Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

    Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Melrose Classroom
    Get better control over managing and organizing large collections of photographs. Once your photos are imported, find out how to categorize, tag, and rank your photos.

    Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Audio Production Studio
    Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

    Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Purple Room
    Learn how to apply best practices and techniques to successfully convert a Microsoft Word manuscript into an eBook.

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

    Wed, Oct 12, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's make some comfy lounge pants for the fall. These pants include a pocket and drawstring. Students are required to bring materials.
    This event is full

    Wed, Oct 12, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    meeting

    Wed, Oct 12, 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

    Wed, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Wed, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Wed, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 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.
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, Oct 12, 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, Oct 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    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.

    Thu, Oct 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Are ready to learn some more advanced sewing skills? These loose-fitting, sleeveless, pullover dresses have neckline gathers, back neck slit and hemline variations. Serger skills highly recommended.
    This event is full

    Thu, Oct 13, 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, Oct 13, 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?
    This event is full

    Thu, Oct 13, 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.

    Thu, Oct 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Thu, Oct 13, 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, Oct 13, 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.

    Thu, Oct 13, 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, Oct 13, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's get batty with a wonderfully expressive bat stuffed animal. It has face applique options. The wings also have extra top-stitching for some special detail. Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Thu, Oct 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate within the computer's interface. Practice using these two devices with hands-on exercises and online resources.

    Thu, Oct 13, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    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.

    Thu, Oct 13, 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

    Thu, Oct 13, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    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)

    Thu, Oct 13, 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, Oct 13, 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, Oct 13, 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, Oct 13, 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.

    Thu, Oct 13, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)

    Thu, Oct 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Game Development Lab
    Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game.

    Thu, Oct 13, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
    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.

    Thu, Oct 13, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
    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.

    Fri, Oct 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Learning Cube
    No Halloween costume is complete without the candy bag. Knit a cute treat bag in candy corn colors while learning how to switch colors, seam and add a ribbon handle to your bag.

    Fri, Oct 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Create a classic pillowcase with a contrasting cuff. Professionally finish your project with French seams, while practicing straight stitches. Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Fri, Oct 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.

    Fri, Oct 14, 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, Oct 14, 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, Oct 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Albertson Room
    Join chef and owner of Pinch of My Cuisine, Ingrid Alliance, to make Griyo: a fried pork dish that is marinated in Epis and braised. Registration Required.

    Fri, Oct 14, 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, Oct 14, 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.

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

    Fri, Oct 14, 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

    Fri, Oct 14, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. (tic101)

    Fri, Oct 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.

    Fri, Oct 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Oct 14, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    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)

    Fri, Oct 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sat, Oct 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Sew a headband with cat ears to complete a halloween costume. Pattern size ranges from 19” heads to 25” heads so it should fit many kids as well as adults. Students are required to bring materials.
    This event is full

    Sat, Oct 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

    Sat, Oct 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Harness the power of Logic Pro X to create amazing music. Explore the interface and begin working with key preferences and controls in this popular application. (tic101)

    Sat, Oct 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Bring your family to build and play at the Melrose Center! Ever wonder how circuits work? Watch or build along with an instructor as they explain basic circuitry using Snap Circuits. (tic101)

    Sat, Oct 15, 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, Oct 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.

    Sat, Oct 15, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Learn how to setup an Animator Controller and control animation clips with user input.

    Sat, Oct 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Tech Central
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Sat, Oct 15, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Learning Cube
    Join the Ready, Set, Code! Club to design and build LEGO Mindstorms robots from scratch. Identify a problem, then brainstorm and design a robot to solve it.
    Registration is now closed

    Sat, Oct 15, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Get your sound right in Logic Pro X. Understand the routing and creation of patches, which is a crucial element in Logic Pro for building your own instruments and sounds. (tic101)

    Sat, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Crochet cute slippers perfect for handing out candy on Halloween. Learn how to create slippers, work in two colors and embroider details.

    Sat, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.

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

    Sat, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn how to set up colliders as triggers and create interactions among objects in your game.

    Sat, Oct 15, 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, Oct 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Sun, Oct 16, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Create your own witch hat for Halloween. This easy to make witch hat uses three fat quarters, interfacing and bias tape. Students are required to bring materials. See description for details.

    Sun, Oct 16, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Sun, Oct 16, 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. Bring your own chess board or play with one of ours!

    Sun, Oct 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Fab Lab
    Learn how to design Halloween decorations with Inkscape. Once designed you can choose to make your creation by getting access to our 3D printers, Silhouette Cameo, or laser cutter machines.

    Sun, Oct 16, 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.

    Sun, Oct 16, 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.
    Registration is now closed

    Sun, Oct 16, 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.
    Registration is now closed

    Sun, Oct 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Mon, Oct 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    This table runner was designed for fall, but can be adapted into any color scheme. It goes together quickly and would be a fun project. Students are required to bring fabric.

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

    Mon, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

    Mon, Oct 17, 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.

    Mon, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    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, Oct 17, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    This table runner was designed for fall, but can be adapted into any color scheme. It goes together quickly and would be a fun project. Students are required to bring fabric.

    Mon, Oct 17, 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.

    Mon, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    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.

    Mon, Oct 17, 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.

    Mon, Oct 17, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
    Albertson Room
    Watch some of the scariest movies ever at one of the least scary times of the day. Walk out from the nightmare into the daytime in our Horror Matinee series. Ages 18 and up.

    Mon, Oct 17, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    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.

    Mon, Oct 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Get better control over managing and organizing large collections of photographs. Once your photos are imported, find out how to categorize, tag, and rank your photos.

    Mon, Oct 17, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Up your 3D design skills with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using loft, revolve and array tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.

    Mon, Oct 17, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's make your first sewing project quick and easy. Learn to sew pull-on shorts from start to finish using patterns, fabric and sewing machines in this 3-part class series.

    Mon, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Capture the right sound. Discover how microphones work, the key differences between microphones, and how to set up and tear down microphones, stands and cables. (tic101)

    Mon, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
    Purple Room
    Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.

    Mon, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 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)

    Mon, Oct 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Tue, Oct 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Put your sewing machine to more use than just the basics! Learn to stabilize and stitch machine buttonholes for a polished finish.

    Tue, Oct 18, 10:30am - 4:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

    Tue, Oct 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Do you want to master the equipment in the Video Studio or need a quick review for the assessment? Let us help! A Video instructor will be available to assist you in this open lab.

    Tue, Oct 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.

    Tue, Oct 18, 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Tue, Oct 18, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    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.

    Tue, Oct 18, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    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.
    This event is full

    Tue, Oct 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

    Tue, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Club Central
    Go toe to toe and test your wits against your fellow teens with a variety of strategy, card, and multi-player party games. The challenge awaits for beginner and expert gamers alike. Ages 11-18.

    Tue, Oct 18, 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.

    Tue, Oct 18, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Ready for your first sewing project or just want to make a unique potholder for your kitchen? Learn to make a simple and easy potholder with fabric and batting.

    Tue, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Create your own spooky Halloween bat lantern in the Fab Lab using pieces cut with the Sillhouette Cameo 4. This class is taught by Melrose Fab Lab Instructors.

    Wed, Oct 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Create a classic infinity scarf. Turn a simple rectangle of fabric into a stylish accessory. Students are required to bring thread and fabric.

    Wed, Oct 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

    Wed, Oct 19, 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, Oct 19, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Turn your ideas into reality with Ableton Live. Live is made for music creation and performance with fast, fluid and flexible options.

    Wed, Oct 19, 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.

    Wed, Oct 19, 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, Oct 19, 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, Oct 19, 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.

    Wed, Oct 19, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Are you ready for halloween? Join us to make this easy superhero cape for a quick and easy costume sizes kids-adults. Students are required to bring materials. See the description for details.

    Wed, Oct 19, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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    Wed, Oct 19, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Wed, Oct 19, 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.

    Canceled
    Wed, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    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, Oct 19, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Foamsmithing is the art of creating props and costumes using different types of foam. You will get hands-on experience using Pepakura, Silhouette Cameo, the Dremel tool among other tools of the trade.

    Wed, Oct 19, 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.

    Canceled
    Wed, Oct 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    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, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Library Central
    Orlando Mayor Buddy's Book Club is celebrating the completion of their latest book "Quintessence" by Jess Redman! There will be a Q&A with the author. Recommended for ages 8-12.

    Wed, Oct 19, 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.
    Registration is now closed

    Wed, Oct 19, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Working on a mix? Send us your tracks and get feedback from audio professionals. This meetup is organized and hosted by the Audio Studio instructors of The Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center. (tic101)

    Wed, Oct 19, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    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.

    Thu, Oct 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Are ready to learn some more advanced sewing skills? These loose-fitting, sleeveless, pullover dresses have neckline gathers, back neck slit and hemline variations. Serger skills highly recommended.
    This event is full

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

    Thu, Oct 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Purple Room
    Looking for funding? Get the 101 on using this comprehensive directory to win grants and make a difference.

    Thu, Oct 20, 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, Oct 20, 12:10pm - 1:10pm
    Albertson Room
    Join Christa Roman, Community Relations Director for North Star Senior Advisors as she discusses what matters the most in senior living.

    Thu, Oct 20, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's get batty with a wonderfully expressive bat stuffed animal. It has face applique options. The wings also have extra top-stitching for some special detail. Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Thu, Oct 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Purple Room
    Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.

    Thu, Oct 20, 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

    Canceled
    Thu, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    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, Oct 20, 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.

    Canceled
    Thu, Oct 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
    Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

    Thu, Oct 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Game Development Lab
    Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game.

    Thu, Oct 20, 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)

    Thu, Oct 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

    Thu, Oct 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Tech Central
    This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

    Fri, Oct 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Learning Cube
    Create a beautiful cabled bookmark. Learn how to use a cable needle to create right and left leaning cables, while practicing pattern reading and basic knitting techniques.

    Fri, Oct 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Create your own witch hat for Halloween. This easy to make witch hat uses three fat quarters, interfacing and bias tape. Students are required to bring materials. See description for details.

    Canceled
    Fri, Oct 21, 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Fri, Oct 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Fri, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 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

    Fri, Oct 21, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. (tic101)

    Fri, Oct 21, 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.

    Fri, Oct 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

    Fri, Oct 21, 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.

    Fri, Oct 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Master your music production skills. Explore advanced production techniques to work with both MIDI and audio clips. (tic101)

    Fri, Oct 21, 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.

    Fri, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 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.

    Sat, Oct 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Create your own witch hat for Halloween. This easy to make witch hat uses three fat quarters, interfacing and bias tape. Students are required to bring materials. See description for details.

    Sat, Oct 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

    Sat, Oct 22, 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.

    Sat, Oct 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    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, Oct 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Create a basic face mask using EVA foam. Students will learn the basics of Pepakura and Silhouette Cameo. This class is taught by Melrose Fab Lab instructors.

    Sat, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 11:00am - 12:30pm
    Game Development 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.

    Sat, Oct 22, 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.

    Sat, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
    Learning Cube
    Join the Ready, Set, Code! Club to design and build LEGO Mindstorms robots from scratch. Identify a problem, then brainstorm and design a robot to solve it.
    Registration is now closed

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

    Sat, Oct 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Crochet cute slippers perfect for handing out candy on Halloween. Learn how to create slippers, work in two colors and embroider details.

    Sat, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn how to implement VR core concepts like locomotion, hand presence, and player immersion into an interactive VR experience while creating a VR Escape Room Game.

    Sat, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

    Sat, Oct 22, 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.

    Sun, Oct 23, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

    Sun, Oct 23, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Sun, Oct 23, 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, Oct 23, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Sun, Oct 23, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Audio Learning Lab
    Turn your ideas into reality with Ableton Live. Live is made for music creation and performance with fast, fluid and flexible options.

    Sun, Oct 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Library Central
    Meet & greet local authors at our Local Authors Festival. Authors from a variety of genres will share their experiences and books. Each author will have books available for purchase and signing.

    Sun, Oct 23, 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. Bring your own chess board or play with one of ours!

    Sun, Oct 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Sun, Oct 23, 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.
    Registration is now closed

    Sun, Oct 23, 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.
    Registration is now closed

    Mon, Oct 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    All treats with no tricks. Create a fun and easy handled bag to collect that candy and treats on Halloween. Also great for shopping, beach or the books you check out. Students must bring materials.

    Mon, Oct 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
    Papa Bear
    A Spanish immersion Mother Goose on the Loose with interactive songs, rhymes and activities to grow your baby's early literacy and Spanish skills! Recommended for babies.

    Mon, Oct 24, 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.

    Mon, Oct 24, 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, Oct 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
    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, Oct 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Purple Room
    Learn how to create an account on a popular video conferencing platform (Zoom) and build confidence when using features of the platform in an online meeting.

    Mon, Oct 24, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    All treats with no tricks. Create a fun and easy handled bag to collect that candy and treats on Halloween. Also great for shopping, beach or the books you check out. Students must bring materials.

    Mon, Oct 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    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)

    Mon, Oct 24, 1:15pm - 2:45pm
    Transform the look of your videos using color correction techniques in Premiere Pro! Color Correction is a must-learn skill for everyone involved with filmmaking and video production.

    Mon, Oct 24, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
    Albertson Room
    Watch some of the scariest movies ever at one of the least scary times of the day. Walk out from the nightmare into the daytime in our Horror Matinee series. Ages 18 and up.

    Mon, Oct 24, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Mon, Oct 24, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    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, Oct 24, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
    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.

    Mon, Oct 24, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's make your first sewing project quick and easy. Learn to sew pull-on shorts from start to finish using patterns, fabric and sewing machines in this 3-part class series.

    Mon, Oct 24, 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.

    Mon, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    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, Oct 24, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
    Purple Room
    Make simple text appear sensational! Learn to use filters, adjustment layers and brush tools to create text the appears to be on fire or a cloud of smoke.

    Mon, Oct 24, 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.

    Mon, Oct 24, 4:45pm - 5:15pm
    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.

    Mon, Oct 24, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
    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.

    Mon, Oct 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Purple Room
    Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.

    Mon, Oct 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    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, Oct 24, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
    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.

    Tue, Oct 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    All treats with no tricks. Create a fun and easy handled bag to collect that candy and treats on Halloween. Also great for shopping, beach or the books you check out. Students must bring materials.

    Tue, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Video Production Studio
    Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

    Tue, Oct 25, 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)

    Tue, Oct 25, 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.

    Tue, Oct 25, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    All treats with no tricks. Create a fun and easy handled bag to collect that candy and treats on Halloween. Also great for shopping, beach or the books you check out. Students must bring materials.

    Tue, Oct 25, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

    Tue, Oct 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Tue, Oct 25, 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)

    Tue, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
    This event is full

    Tue, Oct 25, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Purple Room
    Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

    Tue, Oct 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Club Central
    Go toe to toe and test your wits against your fellow teens with a variety of strategy, card, and multi-player party games. The challenge awaits for beginner and expert gamers alike. Ages 11-18.

    Tue, Oct 25, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Does the idea of sewing a zipper steer you away from projects? Let us help you tackle zippers head-on with confidence!

    Tue, Oct 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    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.

    Tue, Oct 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Photo Studio
    Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Oct 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    If you already know how to use a sewing machine, it is time to discover the versatility of using a serger. Get an overview of how a serger works and how to properly and safely use one.

    Wed, Oct 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Photo Studio
    Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.

    Wed, Oct 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Audio Production Studio
    Capture the right sound. Discover how microphones work, the key differences between microphones, and how to set up and tear down microphones, stands and cables. (tic101)

    Wed, Oct 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
    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, Oct 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Want to add some excitement to your movie! Learn how to make green screen videos at the Melrose Center. This class will show students how to light and shoot a green screen movie.

    Wed, Oct 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Melrose Classroom
    Take your photos to the next level by learning to enhance and correct colors in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

    Wed, Oct 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. (tic101)

    Wed, Oct 26, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Sergers can perform many different types of stitches as long as you know how to thread them properly. Learn to thread paths for upper and lower loopers, and for both needles.
    This event is full

    Wed, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    meeting

    Wed, Oct 26, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
    Video Production Studio
    Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

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

    Wed, Oct 26, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Wed, Oct 26, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
    Fab Lab
    Foamsmithing is the art of creating props and costumes using different types of foam. You will get hands-on experience using Pepakura, Silhouette Cameo, the Dremel tool among other tools of the trade.

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

    Wed, Oct 26, 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, Oct 26, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Melrose Conference Room
    Students learn what a pop song is and how to create songs their audience will want to hear repeatedly. This class is taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

    Wed, Oct 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Albertson Room
    The Food 101 series introduces you to a new topic every month, examining the historical and social significance of what we eat. In October, learn all about British Cooking.

    Thu, Oct 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Sewing Studio
    Are ready to learn some more advanced sewing skills? These loose-fitting, sleeveless, pullover dresses have neckline gathers, back neck slit and hemline variations. Serger skills highly recommended.
    This event is full

    Thu, Oct 27, 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, Oct 27, 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, Oct 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
    Audio Production Studio
    Discover the magic of live sound. Use a live mixer, microphones and speakers to record, mix and playback audio. (tic101)

    Thu, Oct 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.

    Thu, Oct 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Thu, Oct 27, 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, Oct 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Audio Production Studio
    Mix live sound. Use a live mixer and outboard gear to get the perfect sound for your next event. (tic101)

    Thu, Oct 27, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
    Sewing Studio
    Let's get batty with a wonderfully expressive bat stuffed animal. It has face applique options. The wings also have extra top-stitching for some special detail. Students are required to bring fabric.
    This event is full

    Thu, Oct 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Purple Room
    Get up and running with your new iPad or iPhone. Learn how to navigate an iPad and iPhone using gestures, install and organize apps, modify general and privacy settings and more.

    Thu, Oct 27, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
    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, Oct 27, 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, Oct 27, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    Video Production Studio
    Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

    Thu, Oct 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
    Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
    Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
    Please contact the library to register for this event.

    Thu, Oct 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Club Central
    Unlock the curiosity door and step into a Stranger Things-themed event of ‘80s mystery, trivia and games. Demogorgons and mouth breathers not welcomed. Ages 13-18.

    Thu, Oct 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    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, Oct 27, 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, Oct 27, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Game Development Lab
    Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game.

    Thu, Oct 27, 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.

    Thu, Oct 27, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
    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, Oct 27, 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.