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Access Assessment - Audio Studio

2023-04-17 12:30:00 2023-04-17 13:00:00 America/New_York Access Assessment - Audio Studio Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment. Orlando Public Library - Audio Production Studio

Monday, April 17
12:30pm - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-04-17 12:30:00 2023-04-17 13:00:00 America/New_York Access Assessment - Audio Studio Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment. Orlando Public Library - Audio Production Studio

Orlando Public Library

Audio Production Studio

Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.

The assessment will cover basic studio workflows, including: setting up microphones, signal routing, cue systems and setting up and saving a recording session using Pro Tools. 

ASSESSMENT REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT: To register for this assessment, cardholders must attend the General Orientation for the Melrose Center, the Audio Studio Orientation, and must be at least 18 years of age.

Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult (18+ years of age).

Required Skills: Introductory knowledge of the Pro Tools environment, signal flow and effects processing. Experience with microphones, signal routing and cue systems.

Recommended Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering, Pro Tools Levels 1 - 5, Microphone Theory Levels 1 and 2, Studio Signal Routing Levels 1 and 2.

You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted. Recommended Audience: Adult.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Audio Production |

TAGS: | tic101 | tech-creative | ctr | audiotic |

Orlando Public Library

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Mar 20 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Mar 21 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Mar 22 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Mar 23 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Mar 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 25 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Mar 26 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

Sat, Mar 25, 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.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Design your own role-playing video games. Use Tynker to create a classic top-down role-playing game complete with enemies to fight and treasure to find.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Sat, Mar 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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.

Sat, Mar 25, 10:30am - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Sat, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Mar 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, Mar 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Record it right the first time. Understand the inner workings of the piano, isolate the best sound and use micing techniques to capture the perfect sound. (tic101)
Registration is now closed

Sat, Mar 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.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Mar 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Mar 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
The project looks hard but is “easy as pie”! This project uses double crochet stitches. You also learn to add “front post” and “back post” double crochets to your toolkit if you have not already.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Mar 25, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Purple Room
Design your own role-playing video games. Use Tynker to create a classic top-down role-playing game complete with enemies to fight and treasure to find.
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Sat, Mar 25, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to setup and test your own Mixed Reality application for the Magic Leap headset using Unity and Magic Leap's Zero Iteration Device Simulator.

Sat, Mar 25, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
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.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Mar 25, 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)
Registration is now closed

Sat, Mar 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!
Registration is now closed

Sat, Mar 25, 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)
Registration is now closed

Sun, Mar 26, 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.
Registration is now closed

Sun, Mar 26, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Albertson Room
Enjoy a short discussion on time management using a planner, along with open planner project time. Bring your own supplies and connect and share ideas with other planners.

Sun, Mar 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, Mar 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.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
I have your BACK! Support on and off the stage, is an important skill set in improv and is key to a great show. In this Month's workshop you will learn how and when to support fellow players.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 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, Mar 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, Mar 26, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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)

Sun, Mar 26, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Conference Room,Tech Central
Learn to express yourself and play in this 8-week intro to improv course. Please note: This series began Sunday, January 22. Registration is now closed for this event series.
Registration is now closed

Sun, Mar 26, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Learn basic camera exposure and recording settings using the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital film camera.

Sun, Mar 26, 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.

Sun, Mar 26, 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.

Mon, Mar 27, 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.

Mon, Mar 27, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.

Mon, Mar 27, 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, Mar 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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, Mar 27, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Learn exercises to familiarize yourself with your character’s environment. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Mon, Mar 27, 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.

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

Mon, Mar 27, 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, Mar 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, Mar 27, 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)

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

Mon, Mar 27, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Using footage from the Melrose Center's Reel to Real Podcast video, we perform a demo of how to mark up and sync up clips to use in a multi-camera sequence.

Mon, Mar 27, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Mon, Mar 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, Mar 27, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
This class teaches students to endow reality onto objects too difficult or dangerous to be physically used on stage. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Mon, Mar 27, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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

Mon, Mar 27, 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

Mon, Mar 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Fab Lab
Used by cabinet makers, wood workers and hobbyists, Cut2D Desktop is a powerful CAD software solution for cutting on a CNC Router or Laser Cutter. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.

Mon, Mar 27, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Purple Room
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

Mon, Mar 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Mar 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Mon, Mar 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Learn live multi-camera recording with the ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K switcher.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 27, 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, Mar 28, 9:00am - 10:00am
Storytelling for middle school aged students

Tue, Mar 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Storytelling for middle school aged students

Tue, Mar 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
This table runner was designed for fall, but can be adapted into any color scheme. It goes together quickly and would be a fun project. Students are required to bring fabric.

Tue, Mar 28, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.

Tue, Mar 28, 10:30am - 3:00pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Tue, Mar 28, 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

Tue, Mar 28, 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

Tue, Mar 28, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Purple Room
Create and build models using Tinkercad, a free 3D Design application. Explore the process for exporting a compatible model for 3D printing.

Tue, Mar 28, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
This table runner was designed for fall, but can be adapted into any color scheme. It goes together quickly and would be a fun project. Students are required to bring fabric.

Tue, Mar 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Tue, Mar 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

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

Tue, Mar 28, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

Tue, Mar 28, 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, Mar 28, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
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, Mar 28, 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.

Tue, Mar 28, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Mar 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Learn about the art and science of recording natural ambient sounds. This class is taught by the Audio Studio instructors of The Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center. (tic101)

Tue, Mar 28, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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

Tue, Mar 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Purple Room
Get your research papers and reports noticed. Learn how to use the review tools to discover errors and ensure readability. Add organization with a table of contents and clear citations.

Wed, Mar 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
This table runner was designed for fall, but can be adapted into any color scheme. It goes together quickly and would be a fun project. Students are required to bring fabric.

Wed, Mar 29, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.

Wed, Mar 29, 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

Wed, Mar 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Wed, Mar 29, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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, Mar 29, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Learn to build the character you are playing using your lived experience. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Wed, Mar 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue 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.

Wed, Mar 29, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to create, forward, reply, and add attachments to e-mails.

Wed, Mar 29, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
This table runner was designed for fall, but can be adapted into any color scheme. It goes together quickly and would be a fun project. Students are required to bring fabric.

Wed, Mar 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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.

Wed, Mar 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 29, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Mar 29, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Video Production Studio
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Wed, Mar 29, 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 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
Orlando Mayor Buddy's Book Club is celebrating the completion of their latest book, "J.D. and the Great Barber Battle" by J. Dillard! Recommended for ages 8-12.

Wed, Mar 29, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Up your 3D design skills with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using loft, revolve and array tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.

Wed, Mar 29, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Turn your ideas into reality with Ableton Live. Live is made for music creation and performance with fast, fluid and flexible options.

Wed, Mar 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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.

Wed, Mar 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Thu, Mar 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
This oven mitt can be made in just a couple of hours and makes a perfect gift! Holiday themed mitts are always a hit. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

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

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

Thu, Mar 30, 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 30, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Learn basic camera exposure and recording settings using the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital film camera.
This event is full

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

Thu, Mar 30, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Purple Room
Learn how to schedule appointments and set tasks and reminders.

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

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

Thu, Mar 30, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

Thu, Mar 30, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Thu, Mar 30, 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

Thu, Mar 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learning Cube
Get up and running with your new iPad or iPhone. Learn how to navigate an iPad and iPhone using gestures, install and organize apps, modify general and privacy settings and more.

Thu, Mar 30, 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

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

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

Thu, Mar 30, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Purple Room
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page.

Fri, Mar 31, 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 31, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.

Fri, Mar 31, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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.

Fri, Mar 31, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Mar 31, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Fri, Mar 31, 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, Mar 31, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.

Fri, Mar 31, 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 31, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

Fri, Mar 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.
This event is full

Fri, Mar 31, 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.

Fri, Mar 31, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Purple Room
Create and build models using Tinkercad, a free 3D Design application. Explore the process for exporting a compatible model for 3D printing.

Fri, Mar 31, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Sat, Apr 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
The umbrella-shaped case is easily constructed and can fit any hook or needle sizes. You’ll be prepared for any weather with case that protects your tools. Students are required to bring materials

Sat, Apr 01, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn to navigate Blender's workspace, manipulate 3D objects in a 3D environment, and review the 3D creation pipeline.

Sat, Apr 01, 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, Apr 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Sat, Apr 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Take your first steps into the world of computing. Discover the essential parts of and types of computers, as well as the basics of using a computer for the first time.

Sat, Apr 01, 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, Apr 01, 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, Apr 01, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Under the Sea
Meet friendly farm animals such as guinea pigs, piglets, and bunnies. Learn about how to handle small animals with gentle care. Discover what small animals eat. Recommended for children ages 0-8.

Sat, Apr 01, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sat, Apr 01, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
FlexSpace
Take a drone for a spin! Learn the basics of safe piloting, FAA guidelines, and career options for drone pilots.

Sat, Apr 01, 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, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Papa Bear
Find out what goes into putting on a show. Girl Scouts will complete tasks toward their Troupe Performer badge. For teens aged 15+.

Sat, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start crocheting today. Learn to chain and single crochet stitch to create bookmark perfect for your favorite books.
This event is full

Sat, Apr 01, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn to extrude, subdivide and edit a mesh to create a humanoid character.

Sat, Apr 01, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
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, Apr 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Purple 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.

Sun, Apr 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Bring your design ideas to life with Canva, a free graphic design application. Save time by building on thousands of professional templates to create logos, flyers, social media content and more.

Sun, Apr 02, 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, Apr 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Apr 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude is a book that studies the wisdom of the garden and orchard, places where all-death, sorrow, loss—is converted into what might, with patience, nourish us.

Sun, Apr 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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)

Sun, Apr 02, 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

Sun, Apr 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

Sun, Apr 02, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Conference Room,Melrose Stage
Library Laughs is a space for individuals to write and workshop clean, family-friendly stand-up comedy together, followed by a comedy open mic at the Melrose Center to perform what you've written.

Sun, Apr 02, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Sun, Apr 02, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Apr 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learning Cube
Speed into STEM with indi! Help indi cars drive through mazes you design. Learn the basics of coding and computational thinking with indi.

Sun, Apr 02, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Apr 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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, Apr 03, 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, Apr 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

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

Mon, Apr 03, 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, Apr 03, 11:00am - 12:30pm
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)

Mon, Apr 03, 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, Apr 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Boost your productivity with Microsoft's powerful note-taking app. Learn how to organize your pages, revise your notes and collaborate with your team.

Mon, Apr 03, 11:00am - 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.

Mon, Apr 03, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
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.

Mon, Apr 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.

Mon, Apr 03, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Mon, Apr 03, 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, Apr 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your 3D Design to reality with a 3D Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn how to use the slicing software, proper settings on the printer and gain access to our 3D printers in the Fab Lab.

Mon, Apr 03, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Mon, Apr 03, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Make a gift of wine or other food item more memorable by creating pretty fabric packaging. These gift bags can be made for any occasion. Students are required to bring fabric.

Mon, Apr 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. Please provide performance piece/materials at the time of registration.

Mon, Apr 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

Mon, Apr 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Mon, Apr 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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.

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

Mon, Apr 03, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

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

Tue, Apr 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)

Tue, Apr 04, 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, Apr 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Tue, Apr 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.

Tue, Apr 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Tue, Apr 04, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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)

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

Tue, Apr 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)

Tue, Apr 04, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.

Tue, Apr 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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.

Tue, Apr 04, 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, Apr 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Tue, Apr 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Tue, Apr 04, 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, Apr 04, 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, Apr 04, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Make a gift of wine or other food item more memorable by creating pretty fabric packaging. These gift bags can be made for any occasion. Students are required to bring fabric.

Tue, Apr 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

Tue, Apr 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Wed, Apr 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Build a custom quilt block by block. Join us each month for a new design, come for one class or take them all. At the end of the year you will have a complete project perfect for keeping warm.

Wed, Apr 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

Wed, Apr 05, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Cuentame un Cuento is an interactive bilingual storytime featuring books and songs in English and Spanish that are suitable for speakers of either language. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Apr 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Audio Production Studio
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

Wed, Apr 05, 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, Apr 05, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Wed, Apr 05, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Learning Cube
Help create mini-garden dioramas to delight library guests. Contribute your fiber arts skills to make garden themed dioramas. Dioramas will be placed within the library as a cute surprise for guests.

Wed, Apr 05, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albertson Room
This series explores film through each of the decades our Library has been open! Celebrate the history of film every single month here at the Downtown Library.

Wed, Apr 05, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. (tic101)

Wed, Apr 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue 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.

Wed, Apr 05, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Wed, Apr 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

Wed, Apr 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Wed, Apr 05, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Work on Quilt Blocks that you have in progress, assemble quilt blocks and learn to piece them together, add batting, backing and binding. Students are required to bring materials and completed blocks.

Wed, Apr 05, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Wed, Apr 05, 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

Wed, Apr 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Wed, Apr 05, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Canceled
Wed, Apr 05, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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, Apr 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Wed, Apr 05, 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, Apr 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. Please provide performance piece/materials at the time of registration.

Wed, Apr 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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.

Thu, Apr 06, 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.

Thu, Apr 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
Book Check Out (K-2nd Grades)

Thu, Apr 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

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

Thu, Apr 06, 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.

Thu, Apr 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

Thu, Apr 06, 11:00am - 12:30pm
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)

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

Thu, Apr 06, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Apr 06, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

Thu, Apr 06, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Apr 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Thu, Apr 06, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Thu, Apr 06, 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

Thu, Apr 06, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Start creating top-notch digital video productions. This is an introduction to the basics of editing video footage.

Thu, Apr 06, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits, accessories and a light meter to master four lighting set ups: Butterfly, Clamshell, Split and Loop.

Thu, Apr 06, 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, Apr 06, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.

Thu, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Shoot and cut video like a pro. Learn advanced video recording techniques such as live Chroma keying and PTZ remote camera.

Thu, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.

Thu, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover a fast way to assemble a video edit by cutting to music. This hands-on class explores the creative aspect of motion picture editing.

Thu, Apr 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Albertson Room
Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude is a book that studies the wisdom of the garden and orchard, places where all-death, sorrow, loss—is converted into what might, with patience, nourish us.

Thu, Apr 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Video Production Studio
Set the midground, foreground and background images for a television production. Learn advance ATEM technique, communicate with talents via clear-com headsets, and operate light remotely.

Fri, Apr 07, 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, Apr 07, 10:00am - 11:30am
Red Room
Start knitting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a colorful bookmark.

Fri, Apr 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

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

Fri, Apr 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Albertson Room
Be inspired by your favorite book and design your own unique necklace using recycled books and jewelry pieces. All supplies provided.

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

Fri, Apr 07, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Create basic shapes and objects with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using common 3D design tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.

Fri, Apr 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.

Fri, Apr 07, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Apr 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

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

Fri, Apr 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.

Fri, Apr 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Apr 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Apr 07, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

Fri, Apr 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Apr 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Fri, Apr 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learning Cube
Get up and running with your new iPad or iPhone. Learn how to navigate an iPad and iPhone using gestures, install and organize apps, modify general and privacy settings and more.

Sat, Apr 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
The umbrella-shaped case is easily constructed and can fit any hook or needle sizes. You’ll be prepared for any weather with case that protects your tools. Students are required to bring materials

Sat, Apr 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn to correct and extract the UV coordinates of a humanoid character's mesh.

Sat, Apr 08, 10:30am - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Sat, Apr 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Design your own role-playing video games. Use Tynker to create a classic top-down role-playing game complete with enemies to fight and treasure to find.

Sat, Apr 08, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Under the Sea
High school students will earn two hours of community service by assembling craft kits for the library. Recommended for ages 13-18.
This event is full

Sat, Apr 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

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

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

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

Sat, Apr 08, 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

Sat, Apr 08, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Sat, Apr 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Add new stitches to your repertoire! Crochet a bookmark with the double and half double crochet stitches.
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Sat, Apr 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sat, Apr 08, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Get ready for a beautiful and productive garden. Use virtual garden planners to map out plantings, paths and buildings to create your ideal outdoor space.

Sat, Apr 08, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn to apply, modify and define a skeletal structure of a humanoid character using Blender's Rigify add-on.

Sat, Apr 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Learning Cube
Let's-a go! Customize a sample level in Super Mario with enemies, obstacles, and rewards. Challenge classmates to play your game and try to beat their levels.

Sat, Apr 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Stage
Performers from the Orlando Improv Community will create a fully improvised musical! This fun, family friendly show is a part of the 100-year anniversary celebration of the Orlando Public Library.

Mon, Apr 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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, Apr 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
A Spanish immersion Mother Goose on the Loose with interactive songs, rhymes and activities to grow your baby's early literacy and Spanish skills! Recommended for babies.

Mon, Apr 10, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple 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.

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

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

Mon, Apr 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
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, Apr 10, 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.
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Mon, Apr 10, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Build a working circuit using common electronic components and a power source. (tic101)

Mon, Apr 10, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Learn to build the character you are playing using your lived experience. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Mon, Apr 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Mon, Apr 10, 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, Apr 10, 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.

Mon, Apr 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Mon, Apr 10, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

Mon, Apr 10, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Silhouette Cameo 4 at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Cameo 4.

Mon, Apr 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
Take control of your shots and become more creative. Learn about camera settings, controls and exposure. Explore creative techniques including pulling focus, depth of field and composition.

Mon, Apr 10, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make a cute pyramid shaped coin purse. This zippered pouch is fully lined with no exposed seams. Great stash buster project!

Mon, Apr 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. Please provide performance piece/materials at the time of registration.
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Mon, Apr 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Apr 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

Tue, Apr 11, 8:30am - 1:30pm
Library Central
We will host the OCPS High School Battle of the Books Competition.

Tue, Apr 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create a classic infinity scarf. Turn a simple rectangle of fabric into a stylish accessory. Students are required to bring thread and fabric.

Tue, Apr 11, 10:30am - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Tue, Apr 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page.

Tue, Apr 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

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

Tue, Apr 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Tue, Apr 11, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Turn scraps of fabric into beautiful designs using different stitches and stabilizers. Learn three great methods to applique with a sewing machine.
This event is full

Tue, Apr 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Tue, Apr 11, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Video Production Studio
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.

Tue, Apr 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Blue Room
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Tue, Apr 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Tue, Apr 11, 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.

Tue, Apr 11, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Apr 11, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Video Learning Lab
Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Apr 11, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Tue, Apr 11, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Apr 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Purple Room
Get money-wise with Financial Literacy 101 for Adults. Learn to budget, save money, and build your financial goals.

Tue, Apr 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Record it right the first time. Identify the parts and popular arrangements of guitars, while troubleshooting issues with equipment. Record guitar in mono, stereo and with spot micing. (tic101)

Wed, Apr 12, 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.

Wed, Apr 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Audio Production Studio
Discover the magic of live sound. Use a live mixer, microphones and speakers to record, mix and playback audio. Use a live mixer and outboard gear to get the perfect sound for your next event.

Wed, Apr 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

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

Wed, Apr 12, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Learning Cube
Help create mini-garden dioramas to delight library guests. Contribute your fiber arts skills to make garden themed dioramas. Dioramas will be placed within the library as a cute surprise for guests.

Wed, Apr 12, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Purple Room
Create and build models using Tinkercad, a free 3D Design application. Explore the process for exporting a compatible model for 3D printing.

Wed, Apr 12, 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.

Wed, Apr 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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.

Wed, Apr 12, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.

Wed, Apr 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Wed, Apr 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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

Wed, Apr 12, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
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Canceled
Wed, Apr 12, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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, Apr 12, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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, Apr 12, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

Wed, Apr 12, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
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.

Wed, Apr 12, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start sewing today! In this bootcamp enhance your sewing skills while creating purses and clutches featured in the books Bags by Anna Alicia and School of Sewing by Shea Henderson.

Wed, Apr 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Wed, Apr 12, 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.

Wed, Apr 12, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Explore the fundamentals of sound theory. Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types. (tic101)

Wed, Apr 12, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
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.

Wed, Apr 12, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Apr 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ready for your first serger project? We will teach you sewing techniques for finished seams using pro-finish sergers. Students are required to bring fabric.

Thu, Apr 13, 10:30am - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Thu, Apr 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Apr 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

Thu, Apr 13, 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.

Thu, Apr 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Thu, Apr 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Add excitement and life to your movie! Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece.

Thu, Apr 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Club Central
Spread happiness by painting a rock and adding a positive message. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Recommended for ages 13-18.

Thu, Apr 13, 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)

Thu, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

Thu, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Thu, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

Thu, Apr 13, 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)

Thu, Apr 13, 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)

Fri, Apr 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
The umbrella-shaped case is easily constructed and can fit any hook or needle sizes. You’ll be prepared for any weather with case that protects your tools. Students are required to bring materials

Fri, Apr 14, 10:00am - 11:30am
Red Room
Purl it all together. Create classic stockinette fabric with knit and purl stitches.

Fri, Apr 14, 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, Apr 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Blue 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, Apr 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Apr 14, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Up your 3D design skills with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using loft, revolve and array tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.

Fri, Apr 14, 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, Apr 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

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

Fri, Apr 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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, Apr 14, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

Fri, Apr 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.

Fri, Apr 14, 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)

Fri, Apr 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Learning Cube
Never miss out on capturing a memory with your iPad or iPhone. Learn about the camera options and modes and how to use them to take amazing photos. Perform simple edits to clean up your images.

Sat, Apr 15, 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.

Sat, Apr 15, 10:30am - 5:00pm
A day-long celebration of books! Join us for panels and talks from bestselling authors from all over the state, including a keynote from R.L. Stine. More info at ocls.info/obf. Registration required.
This event is full

Sat, Apr 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn to correct the deformation of a humanoid character's mesh when the skeletal structure is animated.

Sat, Apr 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Sat, Apr 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

Sat, Apr 15, 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, Apr 15, 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, Apr 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sat, Apr 15, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Sat, Apr 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Why should rainstorms have all the fun? Let’s work together on creating beautiful rainbow scarves that are sure to keep things bright. Learn working in rows along with rounds.

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

Sat, Apr 15, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn to animate in Blender by animating the walk cycle of a humanoid character.

Sat, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Blue Room
Write real code. Use JavaScript or Python to complete challenges in CodeCombat. Explore mazes, loot treasure and defeat enemies in a fantasy adventure game using code.

Sat, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Sun, Apr 16, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

Sun, Apr 16, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start sewing bags today! In this bootcamp learn the basics of sewing with a machine while creating bags and totes featured in the book Bags by Anna Alicia.
This event is full

Sun, Apr 16, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
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.

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

Sun, Apr 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sun, Apr 16, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Apr 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
In Improv Two we learn how to tell stories, create environment and evoke real emotions for our characters over the seven week series. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.
This event is full

Sun, Apr 16, 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, Apr 16, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Apr 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Sun, Apr 16, 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Purple Room
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

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

Sun, Apr 16, 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, Apr 16, 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.

Sun, Apr 16, 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.

Mon, Apr 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make zippered satchel perfect for tablets, shopping and a day out with friends. Make this custom bag for those summer outings. Students are required to bring fabric, materials and notions.

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

Mon, Apr 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Apr 17, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items.

Mon, Apr 17, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Start creating top-notch digital video productions. This is an introduction to the basics of editing video footage.

Mon, Apr 17, 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, Apr 17, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Build circuits using integrated circuits, power transistors and relays. create timers for various electronic applications. (tic101)

Mon, Apr 17, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Learn basic theater terminology, types of theaters and the roles each person plays in productions in this introductory theater class. This class is taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Mon, Apr 17, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Apr 17, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Apr 17, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make zippered satchel perfect for tablets, shopping and a day out with friends. Make this custom bag for those summer outings. Students are required to bring fabric, materials and notions.

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

Mon, Apr 17, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover a fast way to assemble a video edit by cutting to music. This hands-on class explores the creative aspect of motion picture editing.

Mon, Apr 17, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Apr 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Mon, Apr 17, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

Mon, Apr 17, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

Mon, Apr 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. Please provide performance piece/materials at the time of registration.
This event is full

Mon, Apr 17, 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, Apr 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Take control of your shots and become more creative. Learn about camera settings, controls and exposure. Explore creative techniques including pulling focus, depth of field and composition.

Mon, Apr 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Tue, Apr 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make zippered satchel perfect for tablets, shopping and a day out with friends. Make this custom bag for those summer outings. Students are required to bring fabric, materials and notions.

Tue, Apr 18, 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, Apr 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags.

Tue, Apr 18, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Tue, Apr 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

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

Tue, Apr 18, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make zippered satchel perfect for tablets, shopping and a day out with friends. Make this custom bag for those summer outings. Students are required to bring fabric, materials and notions.

Tue, Apr 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

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

Tue, Apr 18, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Tue, Apr 18, 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, Apr 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.

Tue, Apr 18, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.

Tue, Apr 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Blue Room
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Tue, Apr 18, 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)

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

Tue, Apr 18, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Blue Room
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Tue, Apr 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Bring to life a piece of Wonder Woman history and celebrate OCLS's 100 years of service. Our instructor will show how to construct Wonder Woman's iconic tiara and bracers.
This event is full

Tue, Apr 18, 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)

Wed, Apr 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make zippered satchel perfect for tablets, shopping and a day out with friends. Make this custom bag for those summer outings. Students are required to bring fabric, materials and notions.

Wed, Apr 19, 10:30am - 11:15am
Papa Bear
Cuentame un Cuento is an interactive bilingual storytime featuring books and songs in English and Spanish that are suitable for speakers of either language. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Apr 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple 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, Apr 19, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Silhouette Cameo 4 at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Cameo 4.

Wed, Apr 19, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Blue 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.

Wed, Apr 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

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

Wed, Apr 19, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Learning Cube
Help create mini-garden dioramas to delight library guests. Contribute your fiber arts skills to make garden themed dioramas. Dioramas will be placed within the library as a cute surprise for guests.

Wed, Apr 19, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albertson Room
This series explores film through each of the decades our Library has been open! Celebrate the history of film every single month here at the Downtown Library.

Wed, Apr 19, 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, Apr 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Apr 19, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Wed, Apr 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Wed, Apr 19, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make zippered satchel perfect for tablets, shopping and a day out with friends. Make this custom bag for those summer outings. Students are required to bring fabric, materials and notions.

Wed, Apr 19, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Wed, Apr 19, 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.

Wed, Apr 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits, accessories and a light meter to master four lighting set ups: Butterfly, Clamshell, Split and Loop.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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, Apr 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Apr 19, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Fab Lab
Used by cabinet makers, wood workers and hobbyists, Cut2D Desktop is a powerful CAD software solution for cutting on a CNC Router or Laser Cutter. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.

Wed, Apr 19, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start sewing today! In this bootcamp enhance your sewing skills while creating purses and clutches featured in the books Bags by Anna Alicia and School of Sewing by Shea Henderson.

Wed, Apr 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.

Wed, Apr 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Blue 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.

Wed, Apr 19, 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)

Wed, Apr 19, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. Please provide performance piece/materials at the time of registration.
This event is full

Thu, Apr 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ready for your first serger project? We will teach you sewing techniques for finished seams using pro-finish sergers. Students are required to bring fabric.

Thu, Apr 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Book Check Out (K-2nd Grades)

Thu, Apr 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
Book Check Out

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

Thu, Apr 20, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Thu, Apr 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Thu, Apr 20, 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Albertson Room
Join Dr. Sheila Baez-Torres, M.D. Neurologist as she shares dementia risk factors and what to look for, as well as healthy aging.

Thu, Apr 20, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Thu, Apr 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Using footage from the Melrose Center's Reel to Real Podcast video, we perform a demo of how to mark up and sync up clips to use in a multi-camera sequence.

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

Thu, Apr 20, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Apr 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Thu, Apr 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Club Central
Participants will learn the essentials of flow art. Utilize an innovative new approach for creating and transporting your very own masterpiece: The Gravity Easel! Recommended for ages 13 - 18.

Thu, Apr 20, 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.

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

Thu, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Purple Room
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.

Thu, Apr 20, 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, Apr 20, 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, Apr 20, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Master key concepts to help shape your sound. Open the wide world of applying audio effects and begin to understand the theory behind building a mix. (tic101)

Thu, Apr 20, 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Fri, Apr 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
The umbrella-shaped case is easily constructed and can fit any hook or needle sizes. You’ll be prepared for any weather with case that protects your tools. Students are required to bring materials

Fri, Apr 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Knit interesting and delicate lace patterns. Learn how to read written and charted patterns for lacework and common lace stitches, while practicing basic knitting techniques.

Fri, Apr 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Fri, Apr 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Apr 21, 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, Apr 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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, Apr 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Cybersecurity is all about the safety of our information when we’re online. Build confidence as you visit websites, create passwords, and respond to email.

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

Fri, Apr 21, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Apr 21, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
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, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

Fri, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Fab Lab
Learn how to use VCarve Pro to easily create designs that you can cut on the Glowforge laser cutter. This class taught by Melrose Fab Lab instructors.

Fri, Apr 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Fri, Apr 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Blue 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.

Fri, Apr 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Apr 22, 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.

Sat, Apr 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Assemble a Captain America shield décor to celebrate OCLS's 100 years of service. Our instructor will lead honorary sidekicks in creating the iconic shield for display.

Sat, Apr 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore the 12 principles of animation and the influence they have had on 3D animation tools. Apply the principles using the Timeline and Graph Editors to animate a bouncy ball.

Sat, Apr 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Blue Room
Machines can learn just like us! Explore the ocean while learning how machines can see patterns and predict outcomes.

Sat, Apr 22, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Sat, Apr 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages.

Sat, Apr 22, 11:00am - 12:30pm
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)

Sat, Apr 22, 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, Apr 22, 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, Apr 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Why should rainstorms have all the fun? Let’s work together on creating beautiful rainbow scarves that are sure to keep things bright. Learn working in rows along with rounds.

Sat, Apr 22, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Sat, Apr 22, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom,Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Discover the world of motion capture animation. Using the Perception Neuron motion capture suit and Axis Neuron software, learn techniques to record, edit and export motion capture data.

Sat, Apr 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Apr 22, 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, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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, Apr 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Sun, Apr 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Shoot and cut video like a pro. Learn advanced video recording techniques such as live Chroma keying and PTZ remote camera.

Sun, Apr 23, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.

Sun, Apr 23, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Sewing Studio
Start sewing bags today! In this bootcamp learn the basics of sewing with a machine while creating bags and totes featured in the book Bags by Anna Alicia.
This event is full

Sun, Apr 23, 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.

Sun, Apr 23, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
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, Apr 23, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

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

Sun, Apr 23, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Set the midground, foreground and background images for a television production. Learn advance ATEM technique, communicate with talents via clear-com headsets, and operate light remotely.

Sun, Apr 23, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
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.

Sun, Apr 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
In Improv Two we learn how to tell stories, create environment and evoke real emotions for our characters over the seven week series. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.
This event is full

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

Sun, Apr 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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)

Sun, Apr 23, 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.

Sun, Apr 23, 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.

Mon, Apr 24, 10:00am - 2:30pm
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, Apr 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
A Spanish immersion Mother Goose on the Loose with interactive songs, rhymes and activities to grow your baby's early literacy and Spanish skills! Recommended for babies.

Mon, Apr 24, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company.

Mon, Apr 24, 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.

Mon, Apr 24, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Add excitement and life to your movie! Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece.

Mon, Apr 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
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, Apr 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

Mon, Apr 24, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)

Mon, Apr 24, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Build a working circuit using relays, comparator integrated circuits and a power source. Learn to read common schematic diagrams and universal symbols. (tic101)

Mon, Apr 24, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
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.

Mon, Apr 24, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Apr 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cypress Room
In this program with Ideas for Us, attendees will learn the basics of plant propagation including grafting, layering, growing from food scraps and more!

Mon, Apr 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Reading Worshop for Senoirs who volunteer reading time for Orange County Head Start

Mon, Apr 24, 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, Apr 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Mon, Apr 24, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fab Lab
Learn to use professional and always free design software, Blender, to create 3D models. Learn the basics while building a toy train model. This class is taught by the Melrose Center Fab Lab.

Mon, Apr 24, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Purple Room
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Mon, Apr 24, 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.

Mon, Apr 24, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Mon, Apr 24, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Video Learning Lab
Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Apr 24, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Prior to booking Melrose Center Video Studio, users are required to successfully complete a hands-on task oriented assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Apr 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Apr 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.