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In-Person: Food 101: British Cooking

2022-10-26 17:30:00 2022-10-26 18:30:00 America/New_York In-Person: Food 101: British Cooking 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. Orlando Public Library - Albertson Room

Wednesday, October 26
5:30pm - 6:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-10-26 17:30:00 2022-10-26 18:30:00 America/New_York In-Person: Food 101: British Cooking 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. Orlando Public Library - Albertson Room

Orlando Public Library

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.

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Education & Learning | Cooking & Food |

TAGS: | promo | ipevents | bb-library-events |

Orlando Public Library

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Dec 05 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Dec 06 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Dec 07 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Dec 08 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Dec 09 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 10 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 11 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

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LYNX Bus Link 3, 6, 7, 11, 13 and 51

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 The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community.

 

Upcoming events

Thu, Dec 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Brush off your geometry skills and Create a stylish clutch for any occasion. Learn to add a zipper to a diagonal cut. Students are required to bring fabric and notions.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Dec 08, 10:15am - 10:45am
Book Check Out (K-2nd Grades)

Thu, Dec 08, 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, Dec 08, 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, Dec 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Dec 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

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

Thu, Dec 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Learn how to apply best practices and techniques to successfully convert a Microsoft Word manuscript into an eBook.

Thu, Dec 08, 11:15am - 11:45am
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, Dec 08, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Dec 08, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Make a gift of wine or other food item more memorable by creating pretty fabric packaging. These gift bags can be made for any occasion. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Dec 08, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Learning Cube
Never miss out on capturing a memory with your iPad or iPhone. Learn about the camera options and modes and how to use them to take amazing photos. Perform simple edits to clean up your images.

Thu, Dec 08, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

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

Thu, Dec 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Blue Room
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

Thu, Dec 08, 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
This event is full

Thu, Dec 08, 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, Dec 08, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Thu, Dec 08, 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.
This event is full

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

Fri, Dec 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.

Fri, Dec 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Knit hats, socks and sweaters with ease on circular knitting needles. Create a bracelet, while learning how to make stretchy edges and join your work in the round.

Fri, Dec 09, 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)

Fri, Dec 09, 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, Dec 09, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Dec 09, 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)

Fri, Dec 09, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Purple Room
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

Fri, Dec 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Fri, Dec 09, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Dec 09, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create a cute gingerbread man plushie. Decorate with ribbon, rick-rack, felt and embroidery floss. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

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

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

Rescheduled
Sat, Dec 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
New date Saturday, December 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join Alex and Steve on a Voyage Aquatic! Use code to help Alex and Steve explore the high seas. Program algorithms, loops, and conditions to complete the code challenges.

Sat, Dec 10, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

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

Canceled
Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Learn how to implement VR core concepts like locomotion, hand presence, and player immersion into an interactive VR experience while creating a VR Escape the Room Game.

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

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Have your holiday-themed portraits taken and receive a free digital photo by our Melrose Photography Instructor. Please bring a USB drive or provide an email in person to receive your free photo.

Sat, Dec 10, 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, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Add some sweetness to your holiday décor with a festive gingerbread house. Students will be able to practice basic stitches (single, half-double) while constructing the foundation of the house.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to implement VR core concepts like locomotion, hand presence, and player immersion into an interactive VR experience while creating a VR Escape the Room Game.

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Blue Room
Join Alex and Steve on a Voyage Aquatic! Use code to help Alex and Steve explore the high seas. Program algorithms, loops, and conditions to complete the code challenges.

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tech Central
The Florida MechKeys is a group of hobbyists who build and collect mechanical keyboards and other related items such as artisan keycaps and switches, meeting to share ideas and designs.

Canceled
Sat, Dec 10, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learn how to implement VR core concepts like locomotion, hand presence, and player immersion into an interactive VR experience while creating a VR Escape the Room Game.

Sat, Dec 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Celebrate the wonder of the winter season with a softly glowing lantern created in the Fab Lab using pieces cut with the Sillhouette Cameo 4. This class is taught by Melrose Fab Lab Instructors.
This event is full

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

Sat, Dec 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Sat, Dec 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.
This event is full

Sun, Dec 11, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Brush off your geometry skills and Create a stylish clutch for any occasion. Learn to add a zipper to a diagonal cut. Students are required to bring fabric and notions.
Registration is now closed

Sun, Dec 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

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

Sun, Dec 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Sun, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
Enjoy some fun and festive holiday songs performed by the Orlando Dickens Carolers.

Sun, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fab Lab
Get crafty with a cozy model house! Our family friendly event will provide the model, you'll provide the decorations to make it shimmer and shine. This class is taught by Melrose Fab Lab Instructors.

Sun, Dec 11, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Purple Room
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Sun, Dec 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Sun, Dec 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Blue Room
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Sun, Dec 11, 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)

Sun, Dec 11, 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.

Sun, Dec 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learning Cube
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.

Mon, Dec 12, 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.
This event is full

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

Mon, Dec 12, 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.

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

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

Mon, Dec 12, 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.

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

Mon, Dec 12, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Transform the look of your videos using color correction techniques in Premiere Pro! Color Correction is a must-learn skill for everyone involved with filmmaking and video production.

Mon, Dec 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Mon, Dec 12, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Stockings are a must-have for the holidays. Use a simple pattern to create a custom stocking. Learn some basic lining and cuff sewing techniques. Students are required to bring fabric

Mon, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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)

Mon, Dec 12, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Tech Central
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, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 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)

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 4:00pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags.

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

Tue, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Dec 13, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 13, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Tue, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Make fabric storage bins that are a great way to showcase or hold products in any room. The bins also make a great hostess gift or house warming present. Students are required to bring materials.

Tue, Dec 13, 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.

Tue, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Fab Lab
Celebrate the wonder of the winter season with a softly glowing lantern created in the Fab Lab using pieces cut with the Sillhouette Cameo 4. This class is taught by Melrose Fab Lab Instructors.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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)

Tue, Dec 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Albertson Room
Create a one-of-a-kind snowflake UV resin ornament to take home with you. Ages 18 and up.

Tue, Dec 13, 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, Dec 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Build a custom quilt block by block. Join us each month for a new design, come for one class or take them all. At the end of the year you will have a complete project perfect for keeping warm.

Wed, Dec 14, 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.

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Wed, Dec 14, 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

Wed, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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, Dec 14, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Work on Quilt Blocks that you have in progress, assemble quilt blocks and learn to piece them together, add batting, backing and binding. Students are required to bring materials and completed blocks.

Wed, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
meeting

Wed, Dec 14, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Wed, Dec 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Papa Bear
Choose your own adventure with a variety of board games and DIY crafts. Challenge your friends to a fun game or let your creativity fly with provided craft supplies. Ages 6-12.

Wed, Dec 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Conference Room
This two-part class teaches basic song structure, writing melody & lyrics. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Wed, Dec 14, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Wed, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
Orlando Mayor Buddy's Book Club is celebrating the completion of their latest book "Katie the Catsitter" by Colleen AF Venable! There will be a Q&A with the author. Recommended for ages 8-12.

Wed, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Purple Room
Take your knowledge of coding to the next level with Object-Oriented Programming. Learn modern application development by defining classes, creating objects and simplifying code.

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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)

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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.

Wed, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Melrose Conference Room
Test your skills and make a video game from scratch - in less than a week! Form teams with other creators and make a game based on a secret theme. Up for the challenge? Registration required.

Thu, Dec 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Brush off your geometry skills and Create a stylish clutch for any occasion. Learn to add a zipper to a diagonal cut. Students are required to bring fabric and notions.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Dec 15, 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, Dec 15, 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, Dec 15, 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

Thu, Dec 15, 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Albertson Room
Join Orange County Office on Aging and Orange County Library System as we celebrate 2022 Life Information for Elders Series presenters. Learn more about each presenters’ resources and ask questions.

Thu, Dec 15, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Make a gift of wine or other food item more memorable by creating pretty fabric packaging. These gift bags can be made for any occasion. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Dec 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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.
This event is full

Thu, Dec 15, 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, Dec 15, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.
This event is full

Thu, Dec 15, 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, Dec 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

Thu, Dec 15, 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, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.

Thu, Dec 15, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. (tic101)

Thu, Dec 15, 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.
This event is full

Thu, Dec 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Thu, Dec 15, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

Fri, Dec 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Stockings are a must-have for the holidays. Use a simple pattern to create a custom stocking. Learn some basic lining and cuff sewing techniques. Students are required to bring fabric

Fri, Dec 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Create bell ornaments for your home. Practice basic knitting techniques, while learning to seam, create hanging loops, and use notions to add flair to bell.

Fri, Dec 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
In-house Storytime for Preschoolers

Fri, Dec 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Fab Lab
Prior to reserving time on FabLab machines, users are required to successfully complete an orientation and a brief thirty minute assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Dec 16, 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, Dec 16, 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

Fri, Dec 16, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Dec 16, 11:15am - 11:45am
Fab Lab
Prior to reserving time on FabLab machines, users are required to successfully complete an orientation and a brief thirty minute assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Dec 16, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Prior to reserving time on FabLab machines, users are required to successfully complete an orientation and a brief thirty minute assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Dec 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.

Fri, Dec 16, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits, accessories and a light meter to master four lighting set ups: Butterfly, Clamshell, Split and Loop.

Fri, Dec 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.

Sat, Dec 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create a cute gingerbread man plushie. Decorate with ribbon, rick-rack, felt and embroidery floss. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Dec 17, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your family to get crafty with a cozy model house! Our family friendly event will provide the model, you'll provide the decorations to make it shimmer and shine.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 17, 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, Dec 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Blue Room
Join Alex and Steve on a Minecraft Hero's Journey! Use code to program an agent to help Alex and Steve on their journey. Use algorithms, loops, and functions to complete the code challenges.

Sat, Dec 17, 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, Dec 17, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Library Central
Learn how you can be part of a team where you create magical vacation experiences. Speak with Disney Casting Services about open jobs and how to apply.

Sat, Dec 17, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 17, 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.

Sat, Dec 17, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Add some sweetness to your holiday décor with a festive gingerbread house. Students will be able to practice basic stitches (single, half-double) while constructing the foundation of the house.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Dec 17, 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, Dec 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Purple Room
Become familiar with popular job search websites and common questions asked on job applications. Learn how to use various Internet resources to search and apply for jobs.

Sat, Dec 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Dec 18, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Albertson Room
Enjoy a short presentation on what's new for the new 2023 Planner calendar year before open planner project time. Bring your own supplies and connect and share ideas with other planners.

Sun, Dec 18, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Brush off your geometry skills and Create a stylish clutch for any occasion. Learn to add a zipper to a diagonal cut. Students are required to bring fabric and notions.
Registration is now closed

Sun, Dec 18, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Stop by the Melrose Center and talk to local video game studios, educators, developers and much more! You'll also play and vote on games made over the past week during the Melrose Game Jam!

Sun, Dec 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Sun, Dec 18, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Purple Room
Scratch is a programming language & online community where you create your own interactive stories, games, & animations. Learn object-oriented programming with a simple to use drag & drop application.

Sun, Dec 18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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, Dec 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
This gift bag is reusable, eco-friendly and elegant. It would be a great gift for a friend and is sure to be a new favorite. Students must bring supplies.

Mon, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Join Alex and Steve on a Minecraft Adventure! Solve code challenges to explore, gather resources, and defeat mobs. Create algorithms, use loops, and debug your code.

Mon, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
Explore the wonder of winter by engaging in themed sensory activities with your little one. Recommended for babies.

Mon, Dec 19, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 19, 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.

Mon, Dec 19, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Conference Room
Students learn to use physicality to create strong, believable characters. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Mon, Dec 19, 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.

Mon, Dec 19, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
This gift bag is reusable, eco-friendly and elegant. It would be a great gift for a friend and is sure to be a new favorite. Students must bring supplies.

Mon, Dec 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
Shoot and cut video like a pro. Learn advanced video recording techniques such as live Chroma keying and PTZ remote camera.
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Mon, Dec 19, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
This gift card holder project is a great way to use up larger scraps. These mini envelopes or gift card holders are easy to make and the perfect way to personalize your gift!

Mon, Dec 19, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Fab Lab
Prior to reserving time on FabLab machines, users are required to successfully complete an orientation and a brief thirty minute assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Dec 19, 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.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 19, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Fab Lab
Prior to reserving time on FabLab machines, users are required to successfully complete an orientation and a brief thirty minute assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Dec 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Set the midground, foreground and background images for a television production. Learn advance ATEM technique, communicate with talents via clear-com headsets, and operate light remotely.

Tue, Dec 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
This gift bag is reusable, eco-friendly and elegant. It would be a great gift for a friend and is sure to be a new favorite. Students must bring supplies.

Tue, Dec 20, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Tue, Dec 20, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Want to display data properly on your web page? Learn how to build a responsive table to showcase your data.

Tue, Dec 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

Tue, Dec 20, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Conference Room
Students learn exercises to make a connection between their voice and their bodies while warming up for a performance. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Tue, Dec 20, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 20, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
This gift bag is reusable, eco-friendly and elegant. It would be a great gift for a friend and is sure to be a new favorite. Students must bring supplies.

Tue, Dec 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Get your research papers and reports noticed. Learn how to use the review tools to discover errors and ensure readability. Add organization with a table of contents and clear citations.

Tue, Dec 20, 2:00pm - 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, Dec 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Dec 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Tue, Dec 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Tue, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Tue, Dec 20, 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.

Tue, Dec 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

Tue, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
There's only one thing cooler than using a computer program and that is creating one. Explore the world of computer programming in a friendly development environment that is easy to master.

Wed, Dec 21, 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, Dec 21, 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.

Wed, Dec 21, 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.

Wed, Dec 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Have your holiday-themed portraits taken and receive a free digital photo by our Melrose Photography Instructor. Please bring a USB drive or provide an email in person to receive your free photo.

Wed, Dec 21, 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, Dec 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
meeting

Wed, Dec 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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.

Wed, Dec 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

Wed, Dec 21, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Purple Room
Create a program with Python, an easy to learn programming language. Assign variables, input data and develop calculations to make an interactive application.

Wed, Dec 21, 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, Dec 21, 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.

Wed, Dec 21, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Conference Room
This two-part class teaches basic song structure, writing melody & lyrics. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Wed, Dec 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Used by cabinet makers, wood workers and hobbyists, Cut2D Desktop is a powerful CAD software solution for cutting on a CNC Router or Laser Cutter. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.

Wed, Dec 21, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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)

Wed, Dec 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Scratch is a programming language and online community where you create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Audio Production Studio
Capture the right sound. Discover how microphones work, the key differences between microphones, and how to set up and tear down microphones, stands and cables. (tic101)

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Thu, Dec 22, 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, Dec 22, 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

Thu, Dec 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. (tic101)

Thu, Dec 22, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
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, Dec 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

Thu, Dec 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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, Dec 22, 2:30pm - 6:30pm
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.

Thu, Dec 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Thu, Dec 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Thu, Dec 22, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. (tic101)

Fri, Dec 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Dec 23, 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, Dec 23, 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

Fri, Dec 23, 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

Fri, Dec 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.

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

Fri, Dec 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Fri, Dec 23, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Fab Lab
Prior to reserving time on FabLab machines, users are required to successfully complete an orientation and a brief thirty minute assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Dec 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Fri, Dec 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Dec 23, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Fab Lab
Prior to reserving time on FabLab machines, users are required to successfully complete an orientation and a brief thirty minute assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Dec 23, 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.

Fri, Dec 23, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Prior to reserving time on FabLab machines, users are required to successfully complete an orientation and a brief thirty minute assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Dec 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

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

Tue, Dec 27, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Do you want to interact with your users? Learn how to create an interactive form to collect data from your site visitors.

Tue, Dec 27, 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, Dec 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Tue, Dec 27, 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, Dec 27, 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.

Wed, Dec 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Take your skills even further. Have fun programming cool controls for your game.

Wed, Dec 28, 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.

Wed, Dec 28, 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

Wed, Dec 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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.

Wed, Dec 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
meeting

Wed, Dec 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Wed, Dec 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Dec 28, 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.

Wed, Dec 28, 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.

Thu, Dec 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Explore an easy-to-use programming language that is designed to make programming fun for beginners.

Thu, Dec 29, 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, Dec 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Dec 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Photo Studio
Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits, accessories and a light meter to master four lighting set ups: Butterfly, Clamshell, Split and Loop.

Thu, Dec 29, 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

Thu, Dec 29, 11:15am - 11:45am
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, Dec 29, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Dec 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Photo Studio
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.

Thu, Dec 29, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Dec 30, 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, Dec 30, 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

Fri, Dec 30, 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, Dec 30, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Cybersecurity is all about the safety of our information when we’re online. Build confidence as you visit websites, create passwords, and respond to email.

Fri, Dec 30, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Tue, Jan 03, 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, Jan 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Tue, Jan 03, 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.

Tue, Jan 03, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Use up those scraps of fabric you have laying around! Make a fun and fashionable bracelet with decorative stitches. They make a quick and easy gift for friends and family.

Wed, Jan 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Let your pet make a fashion statement with these easy to make pet bandanas. Create a fun bandana that slides onto your pet's collar.

Wed, Jan 04, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Create a classic pillowcase with a contrasting cuff. Professionally finish your project with French seams, while practicing straight stitches. Students are required to bring fabric.

Wed, Jan 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Papa Bear
Choose your own adventure with a variety of board games and DIY crafts. Challenge your friends to a fun game or let your creativity fly with provided craft supplies. Ages 6-12.

Wed, Jan 04, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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

Thu, Jan 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Need to pack up some small things for a trip to a theme park or just carry snacks for a short hike? This is the perfect easy to make backpack for those times when you only need to carry a few things.

Thu, Jan 05, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Here’s an easy-to-make solution to burnt fingers and spilled soup. Protect hands and furniture from hot soup, chili, and oatmeal with this easy sewing project. Great for yourself or as a gift.

Thu, Jan 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Club Central
Choose your own adventure with a variety of tabletop board games and DIY crafts. Challenge your friends to a fun game or let your creativity fly with provided craft supplies. Ages 11-18.

Fri, Jan 06, 10:00am - 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.

Fri, Jan 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
You will look cool with this designer leaf style mug rug to hold your cup and snack. Place one at your workstation and watch the crowd go crazy. Students need to bring materials.

Fri, Jan 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
In celebration of the centennial anniversary of the Orange County Library System, join the Orange County Regional History Center as we look back on 100 years of service to Orange County. Register

Fri, Jan 06, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Sat, Jan 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
FlexSpace
Find out about fun fiber arts classes and how you can add your voice to this year’s Yarnfiti [Yarn + Graffiti] art installation.

Sat, Jan 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

Sat, Jan 07, 10:30am - 5:00pm
Join us as we begin the Orange County Library's 100 Year Celebration.

Sat, Jan 07, 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, Jan 07, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Under the Sea
Come join us for a craft following our Storytime!

Sat, Jan 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Central
Celebrate the library's 100th Year Anniversary with the Z Street Speakeasy Band. Immerse yourself with the music of the roaring 20s.

Sat, Jan 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Central
Enjoy non-alcoholic craft cocktails created by Orlando’s first spirit-free speakeasy tasting lounge The Bandbox. Discover how to recreate a unique tasting experience.

Sat, Jan 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
FlexSpace
Explore technology with Sphero indi robotic cars and help them navigate a city.

Sat, Jan 07, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Game Development Lab
Join the Sorosis Club Secret Society in their mission to rescue humanity from impending doom! Travel back to the Albertson Public Library in 1924, to help them retrieve the their ship’s power core.

Sat, Jan 07, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for the opening reception for this photo retrospective created by Winny Rivas, looking at the history of the Orlando Public Library.

Sat, Jan 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Start crocheting today. Learn to chain and single crochet stitch to create bookmark perfect for your favorite books.

Sat, Jan 07, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Learning Central - Ask at Desk
Do you have pictures and/or memories of your visits to OCLS over the years? Bring your photos to scan, and we will help you preserve your OCLS story on Orlando Memory.

Sat, Jan 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for this special edition of our monthly Improv show! It's a fun filled rollercoaster of laughs featuring improv actors from the Orlando Improv Community.