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Chinese New Year Celebration

2023-01-29 14:00:00 2023-01-29 15:00:00 America/New_York Chinese New Year Celebration Celebrate Chinese New Year with The Chinese School of CAACF, Inc. Explore Chinese New Year traditions. To learn more about The Chinese School of CAACF, Inc., visit orlandochineseschool.org. Orlando Public Library - Library Central

Sunday, January 29
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-01-29 14:00:00 2023-01-29 15:00:00 America/New_York Chinese New Year Celebration Celebrate Chinese New Year with The Chinese School of CAACF, Inc. Explore Chinese New Year traditions. To learn more about The Chinese School of CAACF, Inc., visit orlandochineseschool.org. Orlando Public Library - Library Central

Orlando Public Library

Library Central

Celebrate Chinese New Year with The Chinese School of CAACF, Inc. Explore Chinese New Year traditions. To learn more about The Chinese School of CAACF, Inc., visit orlandochineseschool.org.

Orlando Public Library

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Jan 30 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jan 31 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Feb 01 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Feb 02 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Feb 03 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 04 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Feb 05 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

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

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 The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community.

 

Upcoming events

Fri, Feb 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Get started creating your own wardrobe. Learn to make an A-Line Skirt, Tailored Skirt and Flared Skirt. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
This lovely bright colored scarf is the cure for any cold and dreary day. Chose a bright color. This class is slow-paced for the beginner. Students are required to bring materials.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 03, 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.
Registration is now closed

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

Fri, Feb 03, 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.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 03, 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.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 03, 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.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 03, 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.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 03, 3:30pm - 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.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Fri, Feb 03, 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.

Fri, Feb 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Discover the magic of live sound. Use a live mixer, microphones and speakers to record, mix and playback audio. Use a live mixer and outboard gear to get the perfect sound for your next event.

Fri, Feb 03, 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.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 04, 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, Feb 04, 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)

Sat, Feb 04, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Bring your family to build and play with science and technology at the Melrose Center! Available resources include littleBits, Snap Circuits, and K'NEX. (tic101)

Sat, Feb 04, 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

Sat, Feb 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, Feb 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Sat, Feb 04, 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, Feb 04, 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, Feb 04, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Children's Department - Ask at Desk
Come join us for a craft following our Storytime!

Sat, Feb 04, 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)

Sat, Feb 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image's texture.

Sat, Feb 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
FlexSpace
Speed into STEM with indi! Help indi cars drive through mazes you design. Learn the basics of coding and computational thinking with indi.

Sat, Feb 04, 2:00pm - 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)

Sat, Feb 04, 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, Feb 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
This squishy amigurumi is sure to steal your heart this Valentine's Day. It is the purrfect project to show off your love for crochet. Students are required to bring materials.

Sat, Feb 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Albertson Room
Celebrate the library's 100th anniversary with art using book pages. All supplies provided.

Sat, Feb 04, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
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, Feb 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Purple Room
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.

Sat, Feb 04, 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.

Sun, Feb 05, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Let's make your first sewing project quick and easy. Learn to sew pull-on shorts from start to finish using professional patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines in this 3-day class series.

Sun, Feb 05, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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)

Sun, Feb 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Library Central
Celebrate African American literature in poetry, story, and song, performed by local luminaries in conjunction with the 33rd Annual National African American Read-In.

Sun, Feb 05, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Feb 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Red Room
Become a chess master. Play real chess while learning the rules of the game and strategies to win against your opponent.

Sun, Feb 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
FlexSpace
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, Feb 05, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Feb 05, 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, Feb 05, 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.

Sun, Feb 05, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
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.
This event is full

Sun, Feb 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Sun, Feb 05, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Feb 05, 5:00pm - 5:20pm
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.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 06, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Informational event while storytime is in session

Mon, Feb 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Mon, Feb 06, 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, Feb 06, 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)

Mon, Feb 06, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fab Lab
Build a working circuit using common electronic components and a power source. (tic101)
This event is full

Mon, Feb 06, 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, Feb 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

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

Mon, Feb 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
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, Feb 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Bring your design ideas to life with Canva, a free graphic design application. Save time by building on thousands of professional templates to create logos, flyers, social media content and more.

Mon, Feb 06, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start sewing quilts today! In this bootcamp learn the basics of quilting while creating a two-color quilt. Students will make half triangle blocks, sew the quilt top, back and bind their quilts.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Feb 06, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
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, Feb 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Purple Room
Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.

Mon, Feb 06, 1:15pm - 1:45pm
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, Feb 06, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover a fast way to assemble a video edit by cutting to music. This hands-on class explores the creative aspect of motion picture editing.

Mon, Feb 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Blue Room
Learn how to apply best practices and techniques to successfully convert a Microsoft Word manuscript into an eBook.

Mon, Feb 06, 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, Feb 06, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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, Feb 06, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Feb 06, 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.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 06, 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.

Tue, Feb 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create a unique and colorful table runner using simple quilting techniques with fabric strips. Add your own touch to home décor or make that special someone a one-of-a-kind gift.

Tue, Feb 07, 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, Feb 07, 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, Feb 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, Feb 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Did you know you could use a DSLR camera to record videos? Learn how to master your DSLR camera to shoot high-quality videos to play on your television or mobile device.

Tue, Feb 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.

Tue, Feb 07, 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, Feb 07, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Create a unique and colorful table runner using simple quilting techniques with fabric strips. Add your own touch to home décor or make that special someone a one-of-a-kind gift.

Tue, Feb 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Purple Room
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Tue, Feb 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Tue, Feb 07, 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, Feb 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Get better control over managing and organizing large collections of photographs. Once your photos are imported, find out how to categorize, tag, and rank your photos.

Tue, Feb 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Tue, Feb 07, 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.

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

Tue, Feb 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how easy it is to adjust one or multiple photos with just a few simple clicks. Quickly edit, correct exposure, convert images and enhance the color of your photos.

Tue, Feb 07, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

Wed, Feb 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create a unique and colorful table runner using simple quilting techniques with fabric strips. Add your own touch to home décor or make that special someone a one-of-a-kind gift.

Wed, Feb 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags.

Wed, Feb 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Learning Cube
Get organized with your iPad or iPhone. Learn to create and edit events, reminders, lists and notes with Calendar, Reminders and Notes apps.

Wed, Feb 08, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Orion Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Orion Laser Cutter.

Wed, Feb 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Use the Function Library to find the best fit for your project. Insert financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions.

Wed, Feb 08, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Create a unique and colorful table runner using simple quilting techniques with fabric strips. Add your own touch to home décor or make that special someone a one-of-a-kind gift.

Wed, Feb 08, 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.

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

Wed, Feb 08, 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, Feb 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Capture the beauty of your photographs and share with friends, family and clients.

Wed, Feb 08, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
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.

Wed, Feb 08, 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, Feb 08, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start sewing today! In this bootcamp learn the basics of sewing with a machine while creating bags and totes featured in Bags by Anna Alicia. No prior sewing experience needed.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Feb 08, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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.

Thu, Feb 09, 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.

Thu, Feb 09, 10:15am - 10:45am
Book Check Out (K-2nd Grades)

Thu, Feb 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Thu, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 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.

Thu, Feb 09, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Feb 09, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
The fanny pack is back! It's the essential “bag on a belt” that leaves your hands free with an adjustable buckle to ensure fit.Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See Description.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
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, Feb 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Club Central
Your time machine froze in 1923. You are stuck in Orlando’s original library. Using your critical thinking skills, can you solve the puzzles to escape the past? Recommended for ages 13-18.

Thu, Feb 09, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Are ready to learn some more advanced sewing skills? We will teach you sewing techniques for finished seams using sergers. Students are required to bring materials. See description.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Classroom
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, Feb 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Purple Room
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Thu, Feb 09, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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)

Fri, Feb 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Get started creating your own wardrobe. Learn to make an A-Line Skirt, Tailored Skirt and Flared Skirt. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
This lovely bright colored scarf is the cure for any cold and dreary day. Chose a bright color. This class is slow-paced for the beginner. Students are required to bring materials.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 10, 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, Feb 10, 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.
This event is full

Fri, Feb 10, 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.

Fri, Feb 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.
This event is full

Fri, Feb 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Albertson Room
When the Albertson Library opened in 1923: Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd each had two movies in theaters. Discover the history & attitude of the age through film 100 years later.

Fri, Feb 10, 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, Feb 10, 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.

Fri, Feb 10, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Feb 10, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Fri, Feb 10, 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.

Fri, Feb 10, 3:30pm - 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.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 10, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Feb 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.

Sat, Feb 11, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Join us on this unique photo walk adventure in downtown Orlando. Bring your camera & walking shoes and join our instructors as we take pictures and learn how to post-process for Infrared Photography.
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Sat, Feb 11, 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.

Sat, Feb 11, 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.
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Sat, Feb 11, 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, Feb 11, 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, Feb 11, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
FlexSpace
Speed into STEM with indi! Help indi cars drive through mazes you design. Learn the basics of coding and computational thinking with indi.

Sat, Feb 11, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn the Unity Editor's Interface, how to navigate the 3D development environment and the basic workflow for creating video games in Unity.

Sat, Feb 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
A delicious boba milk tea enjoyed in the company of friends can be such a sweet comfort. Join us to learn how to make a little boba that will splash a little happiness into your day all year-round!

Sat, Feb 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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)
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Sat, Feb 11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sat, Feb 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Laissez les bons temps rouler! Create a festive Mardi Gras mask using foamsmithing skills.

Sat, Feb 11, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to import assets into a Unity project from the Unity Assets store, third party assets stores, and developer made custom assets.

Sat, Feb 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Record it right the first time. Identify the parts and popular arrangements of drum kits, while troubleshooting issues with equipment. Record drums in mono, stereo and with spot miking. (tic101)

Sat, Feb 11, 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, Feb 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Sat, Feb 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Sun, Feb 12, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Let's make your first sewing project quick and easy. Learn to sew pull-on shorts from start to finish using professional patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines in this 3-day class series.

Sun, Feb 12, 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, Feb 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
Dave Schwensen, author of "The Beatles at Shea Stadium," will host an interactive experience about the groundbreaking concert that launched the modern era of outdoor stadium shows.

Sun, Feb 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Red Room
Become a chess master. Play real chess while learning the rules of the game and strategies to win against your opponent.

Sun, Feb 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Stage,Melrose Conference Room
This class will introduce you to the sketch writing process with exercises on the elements of comedy, comedy structure, scene work and character development.

Sun, Feb 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
FlexSpace
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, Feb 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

Sun, Feb 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

Sun, Feb 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Mon, Feb 13, 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.
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Mon, Feb 13, 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, Feb 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Mon, Feb 13, 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)

Mon, Feb 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Build circuits using integrated circuits, power transistors and relays. create timers for various electronic applications. (tic101)

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

Mon, Feb 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Mon, Feb 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

Mon, Feb 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Stage
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.

Mon, Feb 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue 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, Feb 13, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start sewing quilts today! In this bootcamp learn the basics of quilting while creating a two-color quilt. Students will make half triangle blocks, sew the quilt top, back and bind their quilts.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Feb 13, 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, Feb 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Purple Room
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Mon, Feb 13, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.

Mon, Feb 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Blue 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, Feb 13, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Feb 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.

Mon, Feb 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.

Mon, Feb 13, 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.

Mon, Feb 13, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Orion Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Orion Laser Cutter.

Mon, Feb 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.

Mon, Feb 13, 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, Feb 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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.

Tue, Feb 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, Feb 14, 10:30am - 2:00pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Tue, Feb 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Tue, Feb 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Discover the magic of live sound. Use a live mixer, microphones and speakers to record, mix and playback audio. Use a live mixer and outboard gear to get the perfect sound for your next event.

Tue, Feb 14, 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, Feb 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Feb 14, 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, Feb 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
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, Feb 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Club Central
Do you despise candy hearts, chocolate flowers and poems about love? Celebrate everything you don’t like about Valentine’s Day with a variety of Un-Valentine's Day games and activities! Ages 11-18.

Tue, Feb 14, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Bring a piece of Art Deco history to life with foamsmithing. materials and experience a Glowforge demonstration. This class is taught by FabLab instructors.

Tue, Feb 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, Feb 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Purchased a pair of pants or skirt that's just a bit too long? Join us in this sewing class and learn how to complete simple hems on everything from dress pants to skirts.
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Wed, Feb 15, 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.

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

Wed, Feb 15, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Glowforge 3D Laser Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Glowforge.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 15, 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, Feb 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Wed, Feb 15, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Put your sewing machine to more use than just the basics! Learn to stabilize and stitch machine buttonholes for a polished finish.

Wed, Feb 15, 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.

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

Wed, Feb 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Albertson Room
This series explores film through each of the decades the Library has been open! Celebrate the history of film every single month here at the Orlando Public Library.

Wed, Feb 15, 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, Feb 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.

Wed, Feb 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start sewing today! In this bootcamp learn the basics of sewing with a machine while creating bags and totes featured in Bags by Anna Alicia. No prior sewing experience needed.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image's texture.

Wed, Feb 15, 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)

Wed, Feb 15, 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.

Wed, Feb 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Wed, Feb 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Melrose Conference Room
This class teaches students to host live events. They learn to introduce guests/events, drive focus and turn a crowd into an audience. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Wed, Feb 15, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. (tic101)

Thu, Feb 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Carry all your essential on a trip with this fun and easy to make cosmetic case.

Thu, Feb 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

Thu, Feb 16, 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, Feb 16, 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, Feb 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

Thu, Feb 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Thu, Feb 16, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Feb 16, 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Albertson Room
Join Dr. P. Fabian Garcia, MD, Primary Care and General Internal Medicine Physician at MedHealth Clinical as he discusses a patient-centered, value-based approach to health care.

Thu, Feb 16, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
The fanny pack is back! It's the essential “bag on a belt” that leaves your hands free with an adjustable buckle to ensure fit.Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See Description.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 16, 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.

Thu, Feb 16, 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.

Thu, Feb 16, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Thu, Feb 16, 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.

Thu, Feb 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Get better control over managing and organizing large collections of photographs. Once your photos are imported, find out how to categorize, tag, and rank your photos.

Thu, Feb 16, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Are ready to learn some more advanced sewing skills? We will teach you sewing techniques for finished seams using sergers. Students are required to bring materials. See description.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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

Thu, Feb 16, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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)

Thu, Feb 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how easy it is to adjust one or multiple photos with just a few simple clicks. Quickly edit, correct exposure, convert images and enhance the color of your photos.

Thu, Feb 16, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

Thu, Feb 16, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Library Central
Meet New York Times bestselling author James Rollins as we celebrate the launch of his latest book, The Cradle of Ice. In collaboration with Writer's Block Bookstore. Registration required.Register

Fri, Feb 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Get started creating your own wardrobe. Learn to make an A-Line Skirt, Tailored Skirt and Flared Skirt. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
This lovely bright colored scarf is the cure for any cold and dreary day. Chose a bright color. This class is slow-paced for the beginner. Students are required to bring materials.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 17, 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, Feb 17, 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, Feb 17, 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, Feb 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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.

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

Fri, Feb 17, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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, Feb 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Fri, Feb 17, 3:45pm - 4:15pm
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, Feb 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.

Fri, Feb 17, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
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, Feb 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image's texture.

Sat, Feb 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.

Sat, Feb 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Red Room
Guide sixteen little blue creatures to safety through a series of logic-based puzzles. Help the Zoombinis across treacherous cliffs, past hungry pizza trolls, and up an unclimbable wall.

Sat, Feb 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fab Lab
Join us for a class teaching the fundamentals of making a pop-up cards using the Silhouette Cameo, as we put the engineering into paper engineering!

Sat, Feb 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Melrose Classroom
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Feb 18, 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, Feb 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
FlexSpace
Take a drone for a spin! Learn the basics of safe piloting, FAA guidelines, and career options for drone pilots.

Sat, Feb 18, 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

Sat, Feb 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Sat, Feb 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Sat, Feb 18, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn the basics of programming custom behaviors for your game objects with C Sharp (C#) in Unity.

Sat, Feb 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Create awesome photo mash-ups in Adobe Photoshop! Learn how to use basic tools, brushes, and the concepts of layers and background removal.

Sat, Feb 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Is there anything more comforting for “sweater weather” than a soft cardigan? Now you can make one for your pillow! Students are required to bring materials.

Sat, Feb 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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)

Sat, Feb 18, 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, Feb 18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to create and program the Input System to bind input devices to actions that trigger behaviors in a game.

Sat, Feb 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
Wassalou is an Afropop band that presents a unique talent to the North American cultural landscape. Bringing language, colorful traditional costuming and dance straight out of Africa.

Sat, Feb 18, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Feb 18, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

Sat, Feb 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Sat, Feb 18, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Feb 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.
This event is full

Sun, Feb 19, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Let's make your first sewing project quick and easy. Learn to sew pull-on shorts from start to finish using professional patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines in this 3-day class series.

Sun, Feb 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sun, Feb 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
Author, James Beard Award-winning chef, and former Top Chef contestant, Onwuachi, will discuss his first cookbook. For more information on the speaker, please visit www.prhspeakers.com

Sun, Feb 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Red Room
Become a chess master. Play real chess while learning the rules of the game and strategies to win against your opponent.

Sun, Feb 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
FlexSpace
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, Feb 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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, Feb 19, 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, Feb 19, 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.

Sun, Feb 19, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
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.
This event is full

Sun, Feb 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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)

Sun, Feb 19, 5:00pm - 5:20pm
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.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
This tool belt is a handy place to keep small tools of any kind. Great for crafters, gardeners and DIY warriors. Learn to make this tool belt from start to finish.

Mon, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Mon, Feb 20, 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, Feb 20, 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)

Mon, Feb 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Mon, Feb 20, 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, Feb 20, 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, Feb 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
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, Feb 20, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

Mon, Feb 20, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start sewing quilts today! In this bootcamp learn the basics of quilting while creating a two-color quilt. Students will make half triangle blocks, sew the quilt top, back and bind their quilts.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Feb 20, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Purple Room
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Mon, Feb 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
La ciberseguridad se trata de la seguridad de nuestra información cuando estamos en línea. Visite sitios web, cree contraseñas y responda correos electrónicos confiadamente.

Mon, Feb 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Blue Room
Bring your design ideas to life with Canva, a free graphic design application. Save time by building on thousands of professional templates to create logos, flyers, social media content and more.

Mon, Feb 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.

Mon, Feb 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.
This event is full

Canceled
Mon, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)

Mon, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Mon, Feb 20, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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

Tue, Feb 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
It's time for pajamas for the whole family! Sew a great pair of pajama bottoms with a drawstring and pockets. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See details in the description.

Tue, Feb 21, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Tue, Feb 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)

Tue, Feb 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Tue, Feb 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Purple Room
Create logos, advertisements, marketing flyers and other illustrations with ease using vector tools. Learn to draw and manipulate simple and custom shapes, brush strokes, and text in unique ways.

Tue, Feb 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)

Tue, Feb 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image's texture.

Tue, Feb 21, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
It's time for pajamas for the whole family! Sew a great pair of pajama bottoms with a drawstring and pockets. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See details in the description.

Tue, Feb 21, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Blue Room
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Tue, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Blue Room
Develop interactive Web pages with rich media content. Students will learn the fundamental of JavaScript and useful techniques to bring a static Web pages to life.

Tue, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 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.

Tue, Feb 21, 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

Tue, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Laissez les bons temps rouler! Create a festive Mardi Gras mask using foamsmithing skills.

Tue, Feb 21, 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)

Tue, Feb 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Purple Room
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting. Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding.

Tue, Feb 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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, Feb 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
It's time for pajamas for the whole family! Sew a great pair of pajama bottoms with a drawstring and pockets. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See details in the description.

Wed, Feb 22, 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.

Wed, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Video Production Studio
Did you know you could use a DSLR camera to record videos? Learn how to master your DSLR camera to shoot high-quality videos to play on your television or mobile device.

Wed, Feb 22, 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.

Wed, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Blue Room
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Wed, Feb 22, 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.

Wed, Feb 22, 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.

Wed, Feb 22, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
It's time for pajamas for the whole family! Sew a great pair of pajama bottoms with a drawstring and pockets. Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See details in the description.

Wed, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Feb 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Wed, Feb 22, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Blue Room
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet.

Wed, Feb 22, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start sewing today! In this bootcamp learn the basics of sewing with a machine while creating bags and totes featured in Bags by Anna Alicia. No prior sewing experience needed.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 22, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Orion Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Orion Laser Cutter.

Wed, Feb 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Classroom
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, Feb 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Purple Room
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

Wed, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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)

Wed, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

Wed, Feb 22, 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 February, learn all about Classic French Cooking.

Wed, Feb 22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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.

Thu, Feb 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Carry all your essential on a trip with this fun and easy to make cosmetic case.

Thu, Feb 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Book Check Out (K-2nd Grades)

Thu, Feb 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

Thu, Feb 23, 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, Feb 23, 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, Feb 23, 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, Feb 23, 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, Feb 23, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
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, Feb 23, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
The fanny pack is back! It's the essential “bag on a belt” that leaves your hands free with an adjustable buckle to ensure fit.Students are required to bring fabric and notions. See Description.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 23, 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.

Thu, Feb 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Thu, Feb 23, 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.

Thu, Feb 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Are ready to learn some more advanced sewing skills? We will teach you sewing techniques for finished seams using sergers. Students are required to bring materials. See description.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Purple Room
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

Thu, Feb 23, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Feb 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
You filmed your video- now what? Edit your project in DaVinci Resolve's Cut Page, a streamlined start to post-production.

Thu, Feb 23, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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)

Thu, Feb 23, 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.

Thu, Feb 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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.

Fri, Feb 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Get started creating your own wardrobe. Learn to make an A-Line Skirt, Tailored Skirt and Flared Skirt. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 24, 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.

Fri, Feb 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Tech Central
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Feb 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.

Fri, Feb 24, 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, Feb 24, 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, Feb 24, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Design cinematic visual effects and sophisticated motion graphics using shapes, layers, type tools and more. Learn the essentials of advanced animation and compositing.

Fri, Feb 24, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Feb 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Fri, Feb 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Glowforge 3D Laser Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Glowforge.

Fri, Feb 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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.

Sat, Feb 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.

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

Sat, Feb 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Melrose Classroom
Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image's texture.

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

Sat, Feb 25, 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, Feb 25, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Tech Central
Local meetup of fellow hobbyists that collect mechanical keyboards, switches, and artisan keycaps.

Sat, Feb 25, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to setup an Animator Controller and control animation clips with user input.

Sat, Feb 25, 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.

Sat, Feb 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Is there anything more comforting for “sweater weather” than a soft cardigan? Now you can make one for your pillow! Students are required to bring materials.

Sat, Feb 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring a piece of Art Deco history to life with foamsmithing. materials and experience a Glowforge demonstration. This class is taught by FabLab instructors.

Sat, Feb 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
Hear saxophonist Don Black perform. His approach to music, whether it be it blues, jazz or pop is poetic, rhythmic and soulful.

Sat, Feb 25, 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. Bring your own deck or play with one of ours!

Sat, Feb 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

Sat, Feb 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tech Central
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sun, Feb 26, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
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

Sun, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Learning Cube
Take a trip into virtual reality. Put on a VR headset to explore outer space, chase dinosaurs, play games with droids, or ride a roller coaster.

Sun, Feb 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

Sun, Feb 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
This Improv Workshop will focus on audience interaction and experience. Learn skills like how to ask for suggestions, crowd work, and bringing the audience into the show! Registration required.

Sun, Feb 26, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Papa Bear
Fun-filled yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions with a twist that uses a PLAY-based yoga curriculum that is trauma-informed conscious. Recommended for ages 0 - 12.

Sun, Feb 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
FlexSpace
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, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Feb 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Purple Room
Discover how you can use Microsoft's powerful productivity tools to connect and collaborate with your team. Learn how to access apps, store and share files.

Sun, Feb 26, 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, Feb 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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.

Mon, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

Mon, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
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, Feb 27, 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.

Mon, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Tech Central
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Mon, Feb 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

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

Mon, Feb 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

Mon, Feb 27, 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.

Mon, Feb 27, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Mon, Feb 27, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Mon, Feb 27, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start sewing quilts today! In this bootcamp learn the basics of quilting while creating a two-color quilt. Students will make half triangle blocks, sew the quilt top, back and bind their quilts.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Feb 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
Aprenda a crear una cuenta en una plataforma de videoconferencia popular (Zoom) y genere confianza al usar las funciones de la plataforma en una reunión en línea.

Mon, Feb 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Blue 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, Feb 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Feb 27, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Glowforge 3D Laser Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Glowforge.

Mon, Feb 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Tue, Feb 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Do you have T-shirts full of memories stacked in dresser drawers? If so, then a T-shirt quilt may be just what you need to make. Students are required to bring materials.

Tue, Feb 28, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
You filmed your video- now what? Edit your project in DaVinci Resolve's Cut Page, a streamlined start to post-production.

Tue, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.

Tue, Feb 28, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Do you have T-shirts full of memories stacked in dresser drawers? If so, then a T-shirt quilt may be just what you need to make. Students are required to bring materials.

Tue, Feb 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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.

Tue, Feb 28, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Video Production Studio
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

Tue, Feb 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Tue, Feb 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how easy it is to adjust one or multiple photos with just a few simple clicks. Quickly edit, correct exposure, convert images and enhance the color of your photos.

Tue, Feb 28, 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.

Tue, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 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.

Tue, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Capture the beauty of your photographs and share with friends, family and clients.

Tue, Feb 28, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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.

Tue, Feb 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to apply best practices and techniques to successfully convert a Microsoft Word manuscript into an eBook.

Wed, Mar 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Do you have T-shirts full of memories stacked in dresser drawers? If so, then a T-shirt quilt may be just what you need to make. Students are required to bring materials.

Wed, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Mar 01, 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, Mar 01, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

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

Wed, Mar 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Tech Central
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, Mar 01, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Do you have T-shirts full of memories stacked in dresser drawers? If so, then a T-shirt quilt may be just what you need to make. Students are required to bring materials.

Wed, Mar 01, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

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

Wed, Mar 01, 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, Mar 01, 2:30pm - 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, Mar 01, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start sewing today! In this bootcamp learn the basics of sewing with a machine while creating bags and totes featured in Bags by Anna Alicia. No prior sewing experience needed.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Mar 01, 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)

Wed, Mar 01, 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, Mar 02, 9:00am - 11:00am
InfoPower Suite
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Thu, Mar 02, 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

Thu, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
This tool belt is a handy place to keep small tools of any kind. Great for crafters, gardeners and DIY warriors. Learn to make this tool belt from start to finish.

Thu, Mar 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Thu, Mar 02, 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.

Thu, Mar 02, 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.

Fri, Mar 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Get started creating your own wardrobe. Learn to make an A-Line Skirt, Tailored Skirt and Flared Skirt. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Mar 03, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Orion Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Orion Laser Cutter.

Fri, Mar 03, 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)

Fri, Mar 03, 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, Mar 03, 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)

Fri, Mar 03, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Mar 03, 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

Fri, Mar 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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, Mar 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Fri, Mar 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Sat, Mar 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Does the idea of sewing a zipper steer you away from projects? Let us help you tackle zippers head-on with confidence!

Sat, Mar 04, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Bring your family to build and play with science and technology at the Melrose Center! Available resources include littleBits, Snap Circuits, and K'NEX. (tic101)

Sat, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to create custom behaviors without writing a single line of code with Unity's new visual scripting tools.

Sat, Mar 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Crochet cute amigurumi stuffed toys. Learn the basics of amigurumi, including crocheting 3D shapes in the round and embroidering facial features.

Sat, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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)

Sat, Mar 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Tech Central
Travel to a notable era in photography when Kodachrome was the choice of film for enthusiasts & professional. Learn more about the history, its popularity, and the evolution into the digital era.

Sat, Mar 04, 3:15pm - 4:45pm
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.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 04, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to set up a mobile app development environment, test and debug a mobile app during development, and how to publish an app through a popular app store.

Sun, Mar 05, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Celebrate Pi Day with a handmade circle skirt. Learn to make a vintage circle skirt with pockets, a lapped zipper and a waist band. Students are required to bring fabric.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
Interpretations of Jazz, Great American Songbook, International Cabaret, and Bossa Nova with a Salute to Female Composers.

Sun, Mar 05, 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