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Code with Sphero indi Cars (Ages 7-9)

2023-06-22 14:30:00 2023-06-22 15:30:00 America/New_York Code with Sphero indi Cars (Ages 7-9) Speed into STEM with indi! Help indi cars drive through mazes you design. Learn the basics of coding and computational thinking with indi. Orlando Public Library - Red Room

Thursday, June 22
2:30pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-22 14:30:00 2023-06-22 15:30:00 America/New_York Code with Sphero indi Cars (Ages 7-9) Speed into STEM with indi! Help indi cars drive through mazes you design. Learn the basics of coding and computational thinking with indi. Orlando Public Library - Red Room

Speed into STEM with indi! Help indi cars drive through mazes you design. Learn the basics of coding and computational thinking with indi.

  • Class Duration: 1 hour
  • Age Requirements: 7-9*
  • Recommended Prerequisite: None
  • Required Skills: Basic Computer
  • Materials Fee: None
  • Out of District Fee: $10 (includes class and materials fees)

*For the safety and comfort of children, a responsible adult or caregiver must accompany children 10 years of age or younger while they are using the Library.

AGE GROUP: | Kids |

EVENT TYPE: | Coding & Robotics | Basic Tech Skills |

TAGS: | whizkids | tech-coding | tec101 | summer-kids |

Orlando Public Library

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Sep 25 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Sep 26 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Sep 27 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Sep 28 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Sep 29 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 30 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Oct 01 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 The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community.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

Mon, Sep 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make a loose-fitting, sleeveless, pullover dresses. Create neckline gathers, back neck slit and hemline variations. Students are required to bring materials.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Sep 25, 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 ages 0-18 months.

Mon, Sep 25, 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)
This event is full

Mon, Sep 25, 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, Sep 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Sep 25, 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, Sep 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Stage
Learn the basics of a wireless microphone system to help you on your next production. Using Shure and GTD Wireless systems, we'll cover its components, setup and some common issues.

Mon, Sep 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. Please provide performance piece/materials at the time of registration

Mon, Sep 25, 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)

Mon, Sep 25, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Learn to make a loose-fitting, sleeveless, pullover dresses. Create neckline gathers, back neck slit and hemline variations. Students are required to bring materials.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Sep 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

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

Mon, Sep 25, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Video Production Studio
This hands-on class will introduce you to the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital film camera. Learn camera setup, exposure settings and basic operation.
This event is full

Mon, Sep 25, 2:30pm - 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.

Mon, Sep 25, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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, Sep 25, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
This cute basket and tray combination is perfect for on your side table, or for gift giving. Baskets utilize a curved dart and are quick and simple to make. Students are required to bring fabric.
This event is full

Mon, Sep 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Fab Lab
Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.
This event is full

Mon, Sep 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Expand your knowledge of creative film and video camera operation techniques. Explore pulling focus, depth of field and shot composition using the rule of thirds.

Mon, Sep 25, 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, Sep 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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, Sep 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
2.5 inch squares are a great way to have an entire fabric line in one small project. This patchwork cover is also a terrific project for favorite fabric scraps. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Sep 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Operate professional Kino Flo and Sola 4 lighting equipment and Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 digital film camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.
This event is full

Tue, Sep 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Audio Production Studio
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

Tue, Sep 26, 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, Sep 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

Tue, Sep 26, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
2.5 inch squares are a great way to have an entire fabric line in one small project. This patchwork cover is also a terrific project for favorite fabric scraps. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

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

Tue, Sep 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.
This event is full

Tue, Sep 26, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Sep 26, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Tue, Sep 26, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)

Tue, Sep 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn to take professional product photography using the product table at the Melrose Center. Learn to photograph jewelry, glass, reflective objects, along with other product photography techniques.

Tue, Sep 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Club Central
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day and Hispanic Heritage Month by creating your own craft honoring Mexican folk art. Recommended for tweens and teens.

Tue, Sep 26, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
This cute basket and tray combination is perfect for on your side table, or for gift giving. Baskets utilize a curved dart and are quick and simple to make. Students are required to bring fabric.
This event is full

Tue, Sep 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Learn essential techniques to transform your recorded tracks into polished tracks ready for mixing. Dive into Pro Tools discover how to clean up your sessions and consolidate tracks.

Tue, Sep 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Create graphics with a simple to use programming language. Processing is used to create data visualization programs, interactive media, 3D art and multimedia software.

Tue, Sep 26, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Sep 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Master key concepts to help shape your sound with MIDI.

Wed, Sep 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Do you have T-shirts full of memories stacked in dresser drawers? If so, then a T-shirt quilt may be just what you need to make. Students are required to bring materials.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Sep 27, 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.

Wed, Sep 27, 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, Sep 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.
This event is full

Wed, Sep 27, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Wed, Sep 27, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.
This event is full

Wed, Sep 27, 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.

Wed, Sep 27, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Do you have T-shirts full of memories stacked in dresser drawers? If so, then a T-shirt quilt may be just what you need to make. Students are required to bring materials.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Sep 27, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Sep 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult
This event is full

Wed, Sep 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

Wed, Sep 27, 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.

Wed, Sep 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

Wed, Sep 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Papa Bear
What does 100 look like? How can we use 100 of something? Celebrate 100 Years of the library in STEM stations completing different activities, each using 100 items! Recommended for ages 9-12.

Wed, Sep 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.
This event is full

Wed, Sep 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Here’s an easy-to-make solution to burnt fingers and spilled soup. Protect hands and furniture from hot soup, chili, and oatmeal with this easy sewing project. Great for yourself or as a gift.
This event is full

Wed, Sep 27, 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.

Wed, Sep 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.
This event is full

Wed, Sep 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Create interactive graphics with a simple to use programming language. Learn to program mouse interactions to add and change a shape's size, color and location.

Wed, Sep 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Sep 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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.
This event is full

Thu, Sep 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make a sewing pattern and they do not carry it in your size? Learn how to grade a pattern for almost any size. Learn to use grading increments to get that perfect fit. It's Mathtastic!
This event is full

Thu, Sep 28, 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, Sep 28, 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, Sep 28, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Sep 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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)

Thu, Sep 28, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Learn essential techniques to transform your recorded tracks into polished tracks ready for mixing. Dive into Pro Tools discover how to clean up your sessions and consolidate tracks.

Thu, Sep 28, 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

Thu, Sep 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Thu, Sep 28, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
This comfy and flattering tee is loose fitting, sitting at the hip line. It has a round neck and loose fitting inset sleeves. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Sep 28, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Video Production Studio
General Orientation and Video Studio Orientation are prerequisites. 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.

Thu, Sep 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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.
This event is full

Thu, Sep 28, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Purple Room
Take your webpages coding skills to the next level! Learn how to build dynamic data-driven content with PHP. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Sep 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.
This event is full

Thu, Sep 28, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
General Orientation and Video Studio Orientation are prerequisites. 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.

Canceled
Thu, Sep 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

Fri, Sep 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Sep 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and accurate audio levels. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.
This event is full

Fri, Sep 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

Fri, Sep 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.

Fri, Sep 29, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Sep 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Master key concepts to help shape your sound with MIDI.

Fri, Sep 29, 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, Sep 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Storytime and Tour for 1st grade

Fri, Sep 29, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Purple Room
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Fri, Sep 29, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Sep 29, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Sep 29, 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.
This event is full

Fri, Sep 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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.
This event is full

Fri, Sep 29, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Papa Bear
Create a model of the Sun that you can eat! Use candy pieces and a cookie to make a delicious treat. All ages welcome!

Fri, Sep 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Take your photos to the next level by learning to enhance and correct colors in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Sep 30, 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.

Sat, Sep 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

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

Sat, Sep 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.

Sat, Sep 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for ages 18 to 36 months.

Sat, Sep 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Central
Join Emil Buehler Planetarium director Derek Demeter for an exploration of all you need to know about the upcoming Solar Eclipse on October 14th. Eclipse glasses will be available, while supplies last

Sat, Sep 30, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Correct the deformation of a humanoid character's mesh when it is animated and learn the most common tools and techniques used to paint weights in Blender.

Sat, Sep 30, 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, Sep 30, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Want to take your coding skills to the next level? Learn how to write proper Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) code and format Web pages using external style sheets.

Sat, Sep 30, 11:30am - 11:45am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

Sat, Sep 30, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sat, Sep 30, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Blue Room
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages.

Sat, Sep 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
There is so mushroom in this tote bag! Let’s kick off the season with a motif that is both functional and fun-gi! Students must provide materials.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Sep 30, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Animate the walk cycle of a humanoid character and learn the most common tools and techniques used for animating in Blender.

Sat, Sep 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Central
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the unique sounds of El Mariachi Show. Listen as they take you on a musical journey to some of the Latin countries.

Sat, Sep 30, 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)

Sat, Sep 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Sat, Sep 30, 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, Oct 01, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)
This event is full

Sun, Oct 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
Celebrate Orlando Pride with Central Florida Sounds of Freedom (CFSOF). CFSOF promotes LGBTQ+ awareness, acceptance, and equality through quality entertainment and fellowship.

Sun, Oct 01, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Stage
Is that your final answer? If you love the 90's like we love the 90's you'll love our trivia challenge. Join us in person or play at home online for bragging rights and phat prizes.

Sun, Oct 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
FlexSpace
Meet with other Pokémon TCG (Trading Card Game) enthusiasts at this meetup. Play* with your own deck or try out one from our library. Trade cards** with other players to build better a deck.

Sun, Oct 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Albertson Room
In preparation for National Novel Writing Month, NaNOrlando will help writers workshop their plots, characters, world building, and more. Note: This is not a lecture, but a collaborative workshop.

Mon, Oct 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 02, 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 ages 0-18 months.

Mon, Oct 02, 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, Oct 02, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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, Oct 02, 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, Oct 02, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 02, 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
This event is full

Mon, Oct 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Learn exercises to familiarize yourself with your character’s environment. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Mon, Oct 02, 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, Oct 02, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 02, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Fab Lab
Learn to use professional and always free design software, Blender, to create 3D models. Add details to your toy train model by editing your mesh and using modifiers with the Melrose Center Fab Lab.

Mon, Oct 02, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Blue Room
Scratch is a programming language & online community where you create your own interactive stories, games, & animations. Learn object-oriented programming with a simple to use drag & drop application.

Mon, Oct 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Mon, Oct 02, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Purple Room
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Mon, Oct 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 02, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Blue Room
Join Alex and Steve on a Minecraft Hero's Journey! Use code to program an agent to help Alex and Steve on their journey. Use algorithms, loops, and functions to complete the code challenges.

Tue, Oct 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create your own witch hat for Halloween. This easy to make witch hat uses three fat quarters, interfacing and bias tape. Students are required to bring materials. See description for details.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Oct 03, 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, Oct 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Get up and running with your new iPad or iPhone. Learn how to navigate an iPad and iPhone using gestures, install and organize apps, modify general and privacy settings and more.

Tue, Oct 03, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 03, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Oct 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Tue, Oct 03, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Create your own witch hat for Halloween. This easy to make witch hat uses three fat quarters, interfacing and bias tape. Students are required to bring materials. See description for details.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 03, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Red Room
Get organized with your iPad or iPhone. Learn to create and edit events, reminders, lists and notes with Calendar, Reminders and Notes apps.

Tue, Oct 03, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Oct 03, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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

Tue, Oct 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Tue, Oct 03, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
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.

Tue, Oct 03, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Foamsmithing is the art of creating props and costumes using different types of foam for cosplayers and movie makers. You will get hands-on experience using tools of the trade.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Create the world for your Roblox games. Learn to use pre-designed and custom elements to build your world from scratch with Roblox Studio.

Wed, Oct 04, 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.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Audio Production Studio
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

Wed, Oct 04, 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, Oct 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.

Wed, Oct 04, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.

Wed, Oct 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn how to set up and modify a VR headset's features, navigate its operating system, and maintain a safe environment when using a VR Learning Station.

Wed, Oct 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. Please provide performance piece/materials at the time of registration

Wed, Oct 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

Wed, Oct 04, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Work on Quilt Blocks that you have in progress, assemble quilt blocks and learn to piece them together, add batting, backing and binding. Students are required to bring materials and completed blocks.

Wed, Oct 04, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Red Room
Make finding your photos easy with your iPad or iPhone.  Learn to organize photos into albums, moments and collections. Edit photos with filters and exposure tools to enhance your images.

Wed, Oct 04, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

Wed, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Use the Function Library to find the best fit for your project. Insert financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions.

Wed, Oct 04, 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.

Wed, Oct 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Wed, Oct 04, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Purple Room
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.

Wed, Oct 04, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
LED Wall
If you are new to screenwriting or planning to write a script, this event is just for you! This class is taught by Melrose Center Video Instructors.

Wed, Oct 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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.

Thu, Oct 05, 10:30am - 1:30pm
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, Oct 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Blue Room
Give Steve and Alex fresh new looks. Design characters, items, blocks and mobs for Minecraft using Tynker.

Thu, Oct 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Oct 05, 10:30am - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Thu, Oct 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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.

Thu, Oct 05, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 05, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Oct 05, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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)
This event is full

Thu, Oct 05, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Purple Room
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Thu, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
FlexSpace
Pilot real drones in Drone Zone. Compete in races and fly drones through obstacle course challenges, use the cannon to hit targets and the grabber to make deliveries.

Thu, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Red Room
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.

Thu, Oct 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

Thu, Oct 05, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)

Thu, Oct 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Get hands-on experience with Melrose Photo Instructors in a session designed to help answer your questions about Photography (Cameras, Lighting, Studio, etc.)

Thu, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Learn essential techniques to transform your recorded tracks into polished tracks ready for mixing. Dive into Pro Tools discover how to clean up your sessions and consolidate tracks.

Thu, Oct 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Thu, Oct 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Oct 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Master key concepts to help shape your sound with MIDI.

Fri, Oct 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Knit your first pair of socks. Without a defined heel, tube socks present an easier way to start socks. Practice knitting in the round while learning how to shape socks and knit stretchy openings.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Oct 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Let’s put a twist on a holiday classic and make candy stocking perfect for fall décor. These delightful pumpkins can be hung, so a sweet treat is never to far. Students are required to bring fabric.

Fri, Oct 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Blue Room
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.

Fri, Oct 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Photo Studio
Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.

Fri, Oct 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

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

Fri, Oct 06, 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.

Fri, Oct 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Photo Studio
Take your photos to the next level by learning to enhance and correct colors in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Oct 06, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Purple Room
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

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

Fri, Oct 06, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Cozy up your bookshelf with an illuminated book nook, built by you in the Melrose Center.
This event is full

Fri, Oct 06, 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.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Let’s put a twist on a holiday classic and make candy stocking perfect for fall décor. These delightful pumpkins can be hung, so a sweet treat is never to far. Students are required to bring fabric.

Canceled
Sat, Oct 07, 10:30am - 12:30pm
You love them, right? We love them ourselves! Create your own sandworm model for your creeptastic film projects.

Sat, Oct 07, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Fab Lab
Cozy up your bookshelf with an illuminated book nook, built by you in the Melrose Center.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Audio Production Studio
Capture the right sound. Discover how microphones work, the key differences between microphones, and how to set up and tear down microphones, stands and cables. (tic101)

Sat, Oct 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Sat, Oct 07, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Record motion capture data, retarget the mocap data to animate a digital character, and learn how to use the Perception Neuron motion capture system and a simple retargeting addon in Blender.

Sat, Oct 07, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Blue Room
Take your knowledge of coding to the next level with Object-Oriented Programming. Learn modern application development by defining classes, creating objects and simplifying code.

Sat, Oct 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Discover how you can use Microsoft's powerful productivity tools to connect and collaborate with your team. Learn how to access apps, store and share files.

Sat, Oct 07, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Visit the Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co. to enjoy a retro book fair and taste their limited edition beer that commemorates the Library’s 100 years of service.

Sat, Oct 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. (tic101)

Sat, Oct 07, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
LED Wall
Presenting a special “Best of the Fest” Melrose Film Festival event. as we screen award winners from all categories from the festival's first five years on the Melrose Center's 165” LED screen.

Sat, Oct 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Cybersecurity is all about the safety of our information when we’re online. Build confidence as you visit websites, create passwords, and respond to email.

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
If you want to learn about some of the most fun and exciting games being developed in your community by indie developers, then this monthly meetup is for you.

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Start hand embroidery today. Learn the basics of using a hoop and needles to create running, back and cross stitches to create a beautiful sampler.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Create a development environment and learn the Unreal Engine's interface, how to manipulate and edit game objects, and the basic workflow of creating video games with Unreal.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Sat, Oct 07, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Blue Room
Develop interactive Web pages with rich media content. Students will learn the fundamental of JavaScript and useful techniques to bring a static Web pages to life.

Sat, Oct 07, 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.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 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.

Sun, Oct 08, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Albertson Room
Enjoy a short chat on using your planner to plan for the Holidays before open planner project time. Bring your own supplies and connect and share ideas with other planners.

Sun, Oct 08, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
LED Wall
This is a fun networking event involving games.

Sun, Oct 08, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Sun, Oct 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.

Sun, Oct 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Melrose Stage
Melrose in the Mix is back! Come enjoy two live recording sessions on the Melrose Stage, with The Ladybits and The Chotchkies!

Sun, Oct 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Red Room
Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Create your character and play a real campaign with monsters, adventure and treasure.

Sun, Oct 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Learning Cube
You can be the very best pokemon trainer. Learn the rules of the game and winning strategies. Then test your skill in battles against your fellow trainers.

Mon, Oct 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Get started creating your own wardrobe. Learn to make an A-Line Long-Sleeved Tunic Top. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 09, 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 ages 0-18 months.

Mon, Oct 09, 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, Oct 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

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

Mon, Oct 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Mon, Oct 09, 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, Oct 09, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Purple Room
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Mon, Oct 09, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Get started creating your own wardrobe. Learn to make an A-Line Long-Sleeved Tunic Top. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Mon, Oct 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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, Oct 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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, Oct 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Oct 09, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Red Room
Build and program LEGO Robotic Puller with a simple to use computer interface. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

Mon, Oct 09, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Oct 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Shriek with delight at this not-so-spooky event, celebrating 100 years of Happy Haunts at the library! Recommended for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Costumes encouraged.

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

Tue, Oct 10, 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.

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

Tue, Oct 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Albertson Room
Learn about why and how we should incorporate vegetables into our daily diet. Explore the health benefits of vegetables. A recipe and sample of vegetable stir fry and pita chips will be provided.

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

Tue, Oct 10, 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.

Tue, Oct 10, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Tue, Oct 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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)

Tue, Oct 10, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Sewing Studio
Sergers can perform many different types of stitches as long as you know how to thread them properly. Learn to thread paths for upper and lower loopers, and for both needles.

Tue, Oct 10, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 10, 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.

Tue, Oct 10, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Explore the fundamentals of sound theory. Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types. (tic101)

Tue, Oct 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Blue 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.

Tue, Oct 10, 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.

Tue, Oct 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Blue 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.

Tue, Oct 10, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Foamsmithing is the art of creating props and costumes using different types of foam for cosplayers and movie makers. You will get hands-on experience using tools of the trade.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Purple Room
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.

Tue, Oct 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Oct 10, 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.

Wed, Oct 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Are you ready for Halloween? Join us to make this easy superhero cape for a quick and easy costume sizes kids-adults. Students are required to bring materials. See the description for details.

Wed, Oct 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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, Oct 11, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Wed, Oct 11, 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, Oct 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.

Wed, Oct 11, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Are you ready for Halloween? Join us to make this easy superhero cape for a quick and easy costume sizes kids-adults. Students are required to bring materials. See the description for details.

Wed, Oct 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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)

Wed, Oct 11, 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, Oct 11, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Papa Bear
Decorate your own cupcake inspired by the Sun! Explore aspects of the Sun and solar activity by modeling them as solar cupcakes. Recommended for adults and families with children ages 5 and up.

Wed, Oct 11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Learn essential techniques to transform your recorded tracks into polished tracks ready for mixing. Dive into Pro Tools discover how to clean up your sessions and consolidate tracks.

Wed, Oct 11, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Master key concepts to help shape your sound with MIDI.

Wed, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Oct 11, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
FlexSpace
Pilot real drones in Drone Zone. Compete in races and fly drones through obstacle course challenges, use the cannon to hit targets and the grabber to make deliveries.

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

Wed, Oct 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Albertson Room
The Food 101 series introduces you to a new topic every month, examining the historical and social significance of what we eat. In October, learn all about ice cream.

Thu, Oct 12, 10:30am - 1:30pm
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, Oct 12, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Want to take your coding skills to the next level? Learn how to write proper Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) code and format Web pages using external style sheets.

Thu, Oct 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Create the world for your Roblox games. Learn to use pre-designed and custom elements to build your world from scratch with Roblox Studio.

Thu, Oct 12, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages.

Thu, Oct 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Red Room
Build and program LEGO Race Car with a simple to use computer interface. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

Thu, Oct 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Animate stories with code. Create custom characters and backgrounds, then write programs to bring your stories to life with motion & sound. Learn the basics of computer science with the ScratchJr app.

Thu, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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, Oct 12, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Thu, Oct 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Get hands-on experience with Melrose Photo Instructors in a session designed to help answer your questions about Photography (Cameras, Lighting, Studio, etc.)

Thu, Oct 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. (tic101)

Thu, Oct 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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, Oct 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Knit your first pair of socks. Without a defined heel, tube socks present an easier way to start socks. Practice knitting in the round while learning how to shape socks and knit stretchy openings.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Oct 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Blue Room
Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.

Fri, Oct 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Orion Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Orion Laser Cutter.

Fri, Oct 13, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.

Fri, Oct 13, 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, Oct 13, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Blue Room
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Fri, Oct 13, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Oct 13, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Fri, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn how to set up and modify a VR headset's features, navigate its operating system, and maintain a safe environment when using a VR Learning Station.

Fri, Oct 13, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Silhouette Cameo 4 at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Cameo 4.

Fri, Oct 13, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Blue Room
Want to take your coding skills to the next level? Learn how to write proper Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) code and format Web pages using external style sheets.

Fri, Oct 13, 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.

Canceled
Sat, Oct 14, 10:30am - 12:30pm
You love them, right? We love them ourselves! Create your own sandworm model for your creeptastic film projects.

Sat, Oct 14, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Sat, Oct 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)

Sat, Oct 14, 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.

Sat, Oct 14, 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

Sat, Oct 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Sat, Oct 14, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Create a development environment and learn the Unity interface, how to manipulate and edit game objects, and the basic workflow of creating video games with Unity.

Sat, Oct 14, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Dive into the world of developing interactive webpages. Learn the fundamental of PHP, a widely-used programming language for designing web apps.

Sat, Oct 14, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Sat, Oct 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)

Sat, Oct 14, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Blue Room
Take your webpages coding skills to the next level! Learn how to build dynamic data-driven content with PHP. Recommended Audience: Adult

Sat, Oct 14, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Program the player game object to move, rotate and jump and learn the basics of programming custom behaviors for your game objects with C Sharp (C#) in Unity.

Sat, Oct 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sat, Oct 14, 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.

Sat, Oct 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Record it right the first time. Understand the inner workings of the piano, isolate the best sound and use miking techniques to capture the perfect sound. (tic101)

Sat, Oct 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Discover the soothing practice of making ceramic decor, Halloween style! Make your very own mini light up ceramic Jack-o-Lantern just in time for Halloween.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
Historian, professor and author Dr. Luis Martínez-Fernández will present Cuba's history as illustrated by 25 artifacts. Dr. Martínez-Fernández is the author of many books, including Revolutionary Cuba

Sat, Oct 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Sat, Oct 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Stage
Join us the second Saturday of each month at the Melrose Center for this fun filled rollercoaster of laughs featuring improv actors from the Orlando Improv Community.

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

Sun, Oct 15, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Blue Room
Create real LEGO video games. Use Unity's LEGO Microgame builder to make characters, design landscapes, and add obstacles to your own game.

Sun, Oct 15, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Sun, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Stage
Learn the basics of a wireless microphone system to help you on your next production. Using Shure and GTD Wireless systems, we'll cover its components, setup and some common issues.

Sun, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fab Lab
Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.

Sun, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Red Room
Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Create your character and play a real campaign with monsters, adventure and treasure.

Sun, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Learning Cube
You can be the very best pokemon trainer. Learn the rules of the game and winning strategies. Then test your skill in battles against your fellow trainers.

Sun, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Sun, Oct 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Synthesize your sound. Use source, modifier and controller modules to create and manipulate audio signals. (tic101)

Sun, Oct 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
LED Wall
Esta orientación es la clave para poder tener acceso a los espacios creativos y colaborativos en el Centro Melrose.

Mon, Oct 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Get started creating your own wardrobe. Learn to make an A-Line Long-Sleeved Tunic Top. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 16, 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 ages 0-18 months.

Mon, Oct 16, 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)

Mon, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Mon, Oct 16, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Oct 16, 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, Oct 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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, Oct 16, 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, Oct 16, 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)

Mon, Oct 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Blue Room
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Mon, Oct 16, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Get started creating your own wardrobe. Learn to make an A-Line Long-Sleeved Tunic Top. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Oct 16, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Blue Room
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting. Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding.

Mon, Oct 16, 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.

Mon, Oct 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Game Development Lab / VR Learning Stations Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

Mon, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

Mon, Oct 16, 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.

Tue, Oct 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Audio Production Studio
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

Tue, Oct 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Blue 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.

Tue, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Tue, Oct 17, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Blue Room
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Tue, Oct 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

Tue, Oct 17, 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, Oct 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Tue, Oct 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.

Tue, Oct 17, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Tue, Oct 17, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Tue, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Purple Room
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and library resources.

Tue, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Lenses are an essential part of photography. Explore the differences between prime and zoom lenses and understand how focal length affects field of view and composition.

Tue, Oct 17, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Transform your cosplay with a traditional Japanese fox kitsune mask using foamsmithing skills and your imagination.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create your own witch hat for Halloween. This easy to make witch hat uses three fat quarters, interfacing and bias tape. Students are required to bring materials. See description for details.

Wed, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Wed, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Max and the Wild Things invite you to a Halloween rumpus. Show your claws, make some mischief, and roar your heart out in this active storytime with craft activities. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Melrose Classroom
Get better control over managing and organizing large collections of photographs. Once your photos are imported, find out how to categorize, tag, and rank your photos.

Wed, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.

Wed, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Harness the power of Logic Pro X to create amazing music. Explore the interface and begin working with key preferences and controls in this popular application. (tic101)

Wed, Oct 18, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Wed, Oct 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how easy it is to adjust one or multiple photos with just a few simple clicks. Quickly edit, correct exposure, convert images and enhance the color of your photos.

Wed, Oct 18, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Create your own witch hat for Halloween. This easy to make witch hat uses three fat quarters, interfacing and bias tape. Students are required to bring materials. See description for details.

Wed, Oct 18, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Oct 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Capture the beauty of your photographs and share with friends, family and clients.

Wed, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Blue 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.

Wed, Oct 18, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Wed, Oct 18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Library Central
Orlando Mayor Buddy's Book Club is celebrating the completion of "Solimar: The Sword of the Monarchs", with a virtual Q&A with the author and visit from Central Florida Zoo! Recommended for ages 8-12.

Wed, Oct 18, 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. Please provide performance piece/materials at the time of registration

Thu, Oct 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Thu, Oct 19, 10:30am - 1:30pm
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, Oct 19, 10:30am - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Thu, Oct 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Have fun with physics! Simulate physics in the real world with Algodoo. Experiment with objects and see how they react to the forces of gravity and friction.

Thu, Oct 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Build and program LEGO Recycling Truck with a simple to use computer interface. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

Thu, Oct 19, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Thu, Oct 19, 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, Oct 19, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Get your sound right in Logic Pro X. Understand the routing and creation of patches, which is a crucial element in Logic Pro for building your own instruments and sounds. (tic101)

Thu, Oct 19, 11:45am - 12:45pm
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.

Thu, Oct 19, 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Albertson Room
Join Scott Randolph, Orange County’s Tax Collector as he shares valuable information about transferring a car title of an elderly family member, fraud awareness, and the risk factors to look for.

Thu, Oct 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Red Room
Learn to code with Dash the robot. Create a path for Dash to move along. Complete a code challenge by guiding Dash through an obstacle course to the finish line.

Thu, Oct 19, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Blue Room
Write real code. Explore the JavaScript programming language with characters from Star Wars.

Thu, Oct 19, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
Begin your journey into the world of coding. Learn to use the Visual Studio Code editor to write coding languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript or even Python.

Thu, Oct 19, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Create beats with MIDI tools in Logic. Use Ultrabeat, a built-in drum machine, to create beats, the perfect the sound with the Step, Piano Roll and Score Editors. (tic101)

Thu, Oct 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Get hands-on experience with Melrose Photo Instructors in a session designed to help answer your questions about Photography (Cameras, Lighting, Studio, etc.)

Thu, Oct 19, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Purple Room
Explore HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Python using Visual Studio Code. Learn the foundational, universal programming terminology to help you succeed in creating apps, games, and other solutions.

Thu, Oct 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Oct 19, 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, Oct 19, 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.

Fri, Oct 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Knit your first pair of socks. Without a defined heel, tube socks present an easier way to start socks. Practice knitting in the round while learning how to shape socks and knit stretchy openings.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Oct 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple 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.

Fri, Oct 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Oct 20, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Oct 20, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.

Fri, Oct 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Blue Room
Develop interactive Web pages with rich media content. Students will learn the fundamental of JavaScript and useful techniques to bring a static Web pages to life.

Fri, Oct 20, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Oct 20, 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, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

Fri, Oct 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Blue Room
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages.

Fri, Oct 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Oct 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Sat, Oct 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Fab Lab
Get your home or porch ready for Halloween! Create your own spooky Halloween bat lantern in the Fab Lab using pieces cut with the Silhouette Cameo 4.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5.

Sat, Oct 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Program Actions to collect values from input devices and trigger the Player game object's behaviors with an Input Action Asset in Unity.

Sat, Oct 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

Sat, Oct 21, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Get your home or porch ready for Halloween! Create your own spooky Halloween bat lantern in the Fab Lab using pieces cut with the Silhouette Cameo 4.
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Sat, Oct 21, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

Sat, Oct 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Tech Central
Local meetup of fellow hobbyists that collect mechanical keyboards, switches, and artisan keycaps.

Sat, Oct 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Animate the Player game object and learn how to use Unity's Animation System.

Sat, Oct 21, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Sat, Oct 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Oct 21, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Blue Room
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Sun, Oct 22, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Capture the right sound. Discover how microphones work, the key differences between microphones, and how to set up and tear down microphones, stands and cables. (tic101)

Sun, Oct 22, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Sun, Oct 22, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Learning Cube
Solve problems for our heroes with code! Join the Foos on an adventure to walk, jump and build your way to the finish.

Sun, Oct 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Stage
In this class you will learn common terminology for video projection as well as optimal set up techniques for them. We will also cover modes of Geometric Correction commonly found on projectors.

Sun, Oct 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

Sun, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Red Room
Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Create your character and play a real campaign with monsters, adventure and treasure.

Sun, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Learning Cube
You can be the very best pokemon trainer. Learn the rules of the game and winning strategies. Then test your skill in battles against your fellow trainers.

Sun, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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)

Sun, Oct 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.

Sun, Oct 22, 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)

Mon, Oct 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Get started creating your own wardrobe. Learn to make an A-Line Long-Sleeved Tunic Top. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
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Mon, Oct 23, 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 ages 0-18 months.

Mon, Oct 23, 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.

Mon, Oct 23, 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.

Mon, Oct 23, 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, Oct 23, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Oct 23, 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, Oct 23, 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, Oct 23, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Students learn exercises to make a connection between their voice and their bodies while warming up for a performance. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Mon, Oct 23, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Mon, Oct 23, 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.

Mon, Oct 23, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Get started creating your own wardrobe. Learn to make an A-Line Long-Sleeved Tunic Top. Select the pattern size when registering. Students are required to bring fabric.
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Mon, Oct 23, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Blue 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, Oct 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Mon, Oct 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

Mon, Oct 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Mon, Oct 23, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
FlexSpace
Pilot real drones in Drone Zone. Compete in races and fly drones through obstacle course challenges, use the cannon to hit targets and the grabber to make deliveries.

Tue, Oct 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Are you ready for Halloween? Join us to make this easy superhero cape for a quick and easy costume sizes kids-adults. Students are required to bring materials. See the description for details.

Tue, Oct 24, 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, Oct 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

Tue, Oct 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.

Tue, Oct 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. Please provide performance piece/materials at the time of registration

Tue, Oct 24, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Are you ready for Halloween? Join us to make this easy superhero cape for a quick and easy costume sizes kids-adults. Students are required to bring materials. See the description for details.

Tue, Oct 24, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Photo Studio
Take your photos to the next level by learning to enhance and correct colors in Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Oct 24, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
You’ve landed an interview! Now what? Get tips that will help you to practice and prepare, and to write a memorable thank you letter.

Tue, Oct 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)

Tue, Oct 24, 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.

Tue, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

Tue, Oct 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Learn essential techniques to transform your recorded tracks into polished tracks ready for mixing. Dive into Pro Tools discover how to clean up your sessions and consolidate tracks.

Tue, Oct 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Create and play fun games with Microsoft Excel. Learn about the basics of spreadsheets while playing a version of the classic game Battleship.

Wed, Oct 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Turn scraps of fabric into beautiful designs using different stitches and stabilizers. Learn three great methods to applique with a sewing machine.
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Wed, Oct 25, 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, Oct 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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.

Wed, Oct 25, 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, Oct 25, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Wed, Oct 25, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sewing Studio
Create a classic pillowcase with a contrasting cuff. Professionally finish your project with French seams, while practicing straight stitches. Students are required to bring fabric.

Wed, Oct 25, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Photo Studio
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.

Wed, Oct 25, 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.