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Sewing - Reversible Storage Bin (3-Part)

Confident Beginner

2023-09-19 15:30:00 2023-09-19 17:30:00 America/New_York Sewing - Reversible Storage Bin (3-Part) Make fabric storage bins that are a great way to showcase or hold products in any room. The bins also make a great hostess gift or house warming present. Students are required to bring materials. Orlando Public Library - Fiber Arts Studio

Tuesday, September 19
3:30pm - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-09-19 15:30:00 2023-09-19 17:30:00 America/New_York Sewing - Reversible Storage Bin (3-Part) Make fabric storage bins that are a great way to showcase or hold products in any room. The bins also make a great hostess gift or house warming present. Students are required to bring materials. Orlando Public Library - Fiber Arts Studio

Orlando Public Library

Fiber Arts Studio

Make fabric storage bins that are a great way to showcase or hold products in any room. The bins also make a great hostess gift or house warming present. Students are required to bring materials.

Need a storage and organization project? Make reversible fabric storage bins to hold all your worldly possessions.
They are a great way to showcase or hold products in any room. The bins also make a great hostess gift
or shower/house warming present.

  • Class Duration: 2 Hours per part, 3 part class
  • Age Requirements: Adult
  • Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to the Sewing Machine, Patterns and Fabric
  • Required Skills: Someone who can sew straight and curved seams while keeping a consistent seam allowance, can thread a standard machine and wind a bobbin, has a basic understanding of different fabric types and has completed several projects.
  • Materials Fee: None
  • Out of District Fee: $40

Required Materials:

Note: Sewing skills are necessary to be successful in this class. New to sewing? Check out Introduction to the Sewing Machine.

Level Description
Beginner Someone has used a sewing machine before but may need aid on threading the machine and may need additional practice keeping an even seam allowance.
Confident Beginner Someone who can sew straight and curved seams while keeping a consistent seam allowance, can thread a standard machine and wind a bobbin, has a basic understanding of different fabric types and has completed several projects.
Intermediate Someone who is comfortable with working and threading sewing machines, sewing patterns with markings and notations, has an understanding of fabric types and interfacing, and has experience with using a variety of tools, notions, and presser feet.
Advanced Someone who is comfortable with working and threading both sewing machines and sergers, sewing patterns with markings and notations, has an understanding of both woven and knit fabric types and interfacing, and has experience using a wide variety of tools, notions, and presser feet.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Maker/DIY | Life Skills |

TAGS: | tech-fiberarts | tec101 | sewing | fiberarts |

Orlando Public Library

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Jun 10 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

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

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

 

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

Tue, Jun 18, 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.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 5:00pm
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This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 5:30pm
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Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Red Room
Run your own pizza shop with Osmo. Make customers happy with fresh made-to-order pizzas and good service. Learn how to help customers and make change with Osmo Pizza Co.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Continue your learning with Pro Tools. Explore the Mix Window and learn how to add audio effects to audio tracks. Dive in with recording and manipulating MIDI performances.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
LED Wall
Using the new LED Wall at the Melrose Center as a case study, learn about the components of a system as well as talk about the types of LED walls.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Learning Cube
Come and learn basic signs of American Sign Language (ASL). Recommended for ages 9-17. Registration recommended but not required.

Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Papa Bear
Did you know forests are known as the lungs of the planet? Learn about the importance of this living system and decorate cookies that resemble the forest floor! Recommended for ages 9-12.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Log practice time with DAW software in the Audio Learning Lab, with Melrose Audio Instructors on hand to answer your questions. (tic101)

Thu, Jun 20, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Purple Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Thu, Jun 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Albertson Room
Learn how to support and attract local pollinators and birds to your backyard.

Thu, Jun 20, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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

Thu, Jun 20, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
The OCLS Book Bike will be out at the Orange County Regional History Center for the Third Thursday @ The Museum! Come for the festivities and explore the books available for check-out to take home!

Thu, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Purple Room
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Makerspace
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, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Red Room
Let's-a go! Create custom Super Mario levels with enemies, obstacles, and rewards. Challenge classmates to play your game and try to beat their levels.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while modding an FPS microgame.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 21, 1:00pm - 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, Jun 21, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Blue Room
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 21, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Capture the right sound. Discover how microphones work, the key differences between microphones, and how to set up and tear down microphones, stands and cables. (tic101)

Fri, Jun 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Makerspace
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, Jun 21, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Blue Room
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.

Fri, Jun 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. (tic101)

Fri, Jun 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Raise your video production value with motion graphic elements. Animate lower-third titles by using After Effect's shape layers, solid layers, masks, type tool and anchor point tool.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
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, Jun 22, 10:30am - 5:30pm
Makerspace
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 5:00pm
Fiber Arts Studio
You will fall head over tails with this adorable fox quilt! Your finished project will make a unique gift for your little one. Students are required to bring fabric and batting.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Video Production Studio
Shoot and cut video like a pro. Learn advanced video recording techniques such as live Chroma keying and PTZ remote camera.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
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, Jun 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Albertson Room
Yamira Lee Johnson launches her new book Non Opioid Alternatives. After dealing with years of debilitating chronic pain and inflammation, Coach Mira was inspired to share her wellness journey.

Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Design your own digital adventure! This three part intensive workshop includes Blender Fundamentals, Blender: 3D Character Modeling, and Blender: Texturing a Character.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 22, 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, Jun 22, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Harness the power of Logic Pro X to create amazing music. Explore the interface and begin working with key preferences and controls in this popular application. (tic101)

Sat, Jun 22, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Papa Bear
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, Jun 22, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Red Room
Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Step into the exciting world of D&D with the Adventure Begins board game. Choose your character and work together to face obstacles and defeat monsters.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Video Production Studio
Set the midground, foreground and background images for a television production. Learn advance ATEM technique, communicate with talents via clear-com headsets, and operate light remotely.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 22, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Blue 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.

Sat, Jun 22, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Get your sound right in Logic Pro X. Understand the routing and creation of patches, which is a crucial element in Logic Pro for building your own instruments and sounds. (tic101)

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Design your own digital adventure! This three part intensive workshop includes Blender Fundamentals, Blender: 3D Character Modeling, and Blender: Texturing a Character.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sat, Jun 22, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
FlexSpace
Join us for adult game time where we introduce you to the featured game of the month.

Sat, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Magnolia & Palm Room - Combined
Prepare to be inspired and create your own pressed floral art, set inside a floating glass frame with designer Pamela Johancsik of Bomb Blooms. Ages 11 - 18.

Sat, Jun 22, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Blue 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.

Sat, Jun 22, 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Melrose Classroom
Design your own digital adventure! This three part intensive workshop includes Blender Fundamentals, Blender: 3D Character Modeling, and Blender: Texturing a Character.
This event is full

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

Sun, Jun 23, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Create a fun sewing project. Describe the project and skills learned. (Optional: Students are required to bring fabric.)
Registration is now closed

Sun, Jun 23, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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

Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time with the family while learning a new skill. Meet other Central Florida families while working on your craft. All skill levels are welcome.

Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Makerspace
Construct your very own meteor to celebrate Meteor Day and have a portable shooting star in the palm of your hands!
This event is full

Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Synthesize your sound. Use source, modifier and controller modules to create and manipulate audio signals. (tic101)
This event is full

Sun, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Stage
In this introduction course we will define live-production components and systems. You will also learn the basic concepts of live-event terminology and technical systems.

Sun, Jun 23, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Albertson Room
Transform ordinary flower pots into works of art!
This event is full

Sun, Jun 23, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Makerspace
Construct your very own meteor to celebrate Meteor Day and have a portable shooting star in the palm of your hands!
This event is full

Rescheduled
Sun, Jun 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New date Sunday, June 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us on this exciting journey into one of the oldest photographic printing processes. Learn a brief history of photography, basics of composition, and create your own 5x7" Cyanotype to bring home!

Sun, Jun 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Stage
Learn some lighting instruments commonly used in professional stage lighting. In this class you will learn about ellipsoidal spotlights by using an ETC Source Four LED Series 2 Lustr.

Sun, Jun 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Transform the look of your videos using color correction techniques in Premiere Pro! Color Correction is a must-learn skill for everyone involved with filmmaking and video production.

Mon, Jun 24, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

Mon, Jun 24, 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, Jun 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fiber Arts 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, Jun 24, 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, Jun 24, 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
This event is full

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Create trendy accessories with upcycled fabric and your fingers.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 24, 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, Jun 24, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.

Mon, Jun 24, 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, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
New to Photography? This class is for you. We cover introduction to basic photography concepts including the exposure triangle, using DSLR camera, different shooting modes, and much more!
This event is full

Mon, Jun 24, 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

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Purple 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.

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

Mon, Jun 24, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Open lab hours for Summer Sound Lab

Mon, Jun 24, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Jun 24, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Makerspace
Bring your design to reality with the Glowforge 3D Laser Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Glowforge.

Mon, Jun 24, 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.

Mon, Jun 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Central
What makes rainforests so special? Through interactive activities and real rainforest animals, children will be transported to the rainforests of the world. Recommended for ages 0-12.

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

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Create colorful toys with just your hands. Use upcycled fabric and yarn to create plush butterflies, mice, snakes, and more.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Meet Sphero, the cute rolling robot. Use Sphero's LED matrix to display animations and pictures, then code your robot to roll along paths and through mazes.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while creating an obstacle course video game.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 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.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
This two-part class teaches basic song structure, writing melody & lyrics. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Learn to use Cricut Design Space Software to create a custom vinyl transfer, sticker and more. Create a unique look and style while learning to use the software, Cricut Maker and Heat Press.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Red Room
Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Create your character and play a real campaign with monsters, adventure and treasure.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio,Melrose Rehearsal Space
Does your child show interest in becoming a YouTube vlogger, but you don't know where to begin with helping them get started?
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Lounge around with these comfortable slim fit pants. Learn to add elastic waistband and side pockets. Students are required to bring fabric.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jun 25, 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, Jun 25, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Open lab hours for Summer Sound Lab

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Blue Room
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Learning Cube
Add to your project possibilities by crocheting in the round! Create amigurumi, hats, bowls and more. Learn how to create circles with increase stitches and use stitch markers to track your work.

Tue, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Makerspace
Join us in bringing fairy tales to life as you sculpt and adorn your own fantasy fairy horns, ideal for cosplay or costume enhancement.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Blue Room
Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Wiggle and stretch to stories, songs and rhymes focusing on motor development. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Learn to use Cricut Design Space Software to create a custom stickers. Create a unique look and style while learning to use the software and Cricut Maker.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Makerspace
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, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Photo Studio
Learn the basics of DSLR and Mirrorless camera functions. Get hands on experience with our cameras, while learning all about the safety and skills required to handle them.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Make your own Minecraft world! Program the environment, animals and mobs. Use algorithms, functions, loops, and conditions to complete code challenges.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while creating an obstacle course video game.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Red Room
Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Create your character and play a real campaign with monsters, adventure and treasure.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 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.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Need to pack up some small things for a trip to a theme park or just carry snacks for a short hike? This is the perfect easy to make backpack for those times when you only need to carry a few things.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

Wed, Jun 26, 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.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Open lab hours for Summer Sound Lab

Wed, Jun 26, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Makerspace
Take the first steps to making your very own board game pieces and boards with our hands on guided workshop.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

Wed, Jun 26, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
She was a fairy - she was a flower! Fiber artists, share in the magic of making as we create an enchanted forest of handcrafted art.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jun 26, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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.

Wed, Jun 26, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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.

Wed, Jun 26, 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Albertson Room
The Food 101 series introduces you to a new topic every month, examining the historical and social significance of what we eat.

Wed, Jun 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

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

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Learn to use Cricut Design Space Software to create a custom stickers. Create a unique look and style while learning to use the software and Cricut Maker

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 2:00pm
Makerspace
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Meet Sphero, the cute rolling robot. Use Sphero's LED matrix to display animations and pictures, then code your robot to roll along paths and through mazes.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while creating an obstacle course video game.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Podcasting Booth
Get familiar with the equipment and software in the Melrose Podcast Booth. Learn how to effectively record with two – four microphones, save and export files and more. (tic101)
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 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

Thu, Jun 27, 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, Jun 27, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Red Room
Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Create your character and play a real campaign with monsters, adventure and treasure.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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, Jun 27, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Open lab hours for Summer Sound Lab

Thu, Jun 27, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Makerspace
Take the first steps to making your very own board game pieces and boards with our hands on guided workshop.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Red Room
Come and learn basic signs of American Sign Language (ASL). Recommended for ages 9-17. Registration recommended but not required.

Thu, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Papa Bear
Elevate your ramen recipe and embark on a noodle adventure! Choose toppings to make a delicious ramen dish. Recommended for ages 13-18. Registration required.

Thu, Jun 27, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
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, Jun 27, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Melrose Gallery
Please join us for this gallery opening, celebrating the breathtaking celestial photography of Andi Cates.

Thu, Jun 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Purple Room
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

Fri, Jun 28, 10:00am - 1:45pm
437 - Fourth Floor
A representative from Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida will be onsite the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month to answer questions and assist with the SNAP application process.

Fri, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Photo Studio
Using just a beauty dish and a soft box, learn four different glamor lighting set ups to help enhance any standard portrait into a glamorous session!

Fri, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
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.

Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Design your own role-playing video games. Use Tynker to create a classic top-down role-playing game complete with enemies to fight and treasure to find.

Fri, Jun 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

Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Makerspace
Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.

Fri, Jun 28, 11:15am - 11:45am
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.

Fri, Jun 28, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Take professional photos for your website, catalog or flyers. Learn how to take crisp and clear commercial images of your products to make them more appealing to your customers.

Fri, Jun 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Take animation to the third dimension! Discover how to use 3D Layers, 3D cameras and Z-space to create the illusion of depth and motion with still photographs.

Fri, Jun 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Jun 28, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Jun 29, All day
Would You Like a Bookmark Made of Recycled Book Jackets? Then Please come to the Children's Library and Take One! Limited Supply.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
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, Jun 29, 10:30am - 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)

Sat, Jun 29, 10:30am - 5:30pm
Makerspace
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fiber Arts 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

Sat, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Sat, Jun 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
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, Jun 29, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Learn the art of photography as we experiment with the camera's basic settings such as the shutter speed, aperture and more on a simulated DSLR camera.

Sat, Jun 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Meet Sphero, the cute rolling robot. Use Sphero's LED matrix to display animations and pictures, then code your robot to roll along paths and through mazes.

Sat, Jun 29, 11:00am - 1:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Design your own digital adventure! This three part intensive workshop includes Blender Fundamentals, Blender: Animation Fundamentals, and 12 Principles of Animation in 3D.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 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

Sat, Jun 29, 11:00am - 12:30pm
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, Jun 29, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Learning Cube
Fiber artists, share in the magic of making as we create an enchanted forest of handcrafted art. Contributors are also encouraged to submit creations of their own design. All levels are welcome.

Sat, Jun 29, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Papa Bear
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, Jun 29, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Continue your learning with Pro Tools. Explore the Mix Window and learn how to add audio effects to audio tracks. Dive in with recording and manipulating MIDI performances.

Sat, Jun 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

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
In honor of National Caribbean-American Heritage Month enjoy a live performance by steel pan musician Ravon Rhoden. Ravon is an energetic pannist with an extensive musical repertoire.

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Papa Bear
Go on an origami quest traveling through the depths of the ocean! Learn to fold origami sea creatures and create an underwater story with every fold. Recommended for ages 6-8. Registration required.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Design your own digital adventure! This three part intensive workshop includes Blender Fundamentals, Blender: Animation Fundamentals, and 12 Principles of Animation in 3D.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 29, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
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, Jun 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Log practice time with DAW software in the Audio Learning Lab, with Melrose Audio Instructors on hand to answer your questions. (tic101)

Sat, Jun 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Finishing a project is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. Choosing the right seam to enclose fabric edges can elevate a project from good to great.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 29, 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Melrose Classroom
Design your own digital adventure! This three part intensive workshop includes Blender Fundamentals, Blender: Animation Fundamentals, and 12 Principles of Animation in 3D.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Blue Room
Get your research papers and reports noticed. Learn how to use the review tools to discover errors and ensure readability. Add organization with a table of contents and clear citations.

Sun, Jun 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Family Storytime

Sun, Jun 30, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
FlexSpace
Meet with other chess enthusiasts at this meetup. Play* with your own board or borrow one from our library.

Sun, Jun 30, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Design and craft your own holo or standard Pokémon cards using everyday materials.

Sun, Jun 30, 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, Jun 30, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Create a fun sewing project. Describe the project and skills learned. (Optional: Students are required to bring fabric.)
Registration is now closed

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

Sun, Jun 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time with the family while learning a new skill. Meet other Central Florida families while working on your craft. All skill levels are welcome.

Sun, Jun 30, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Learn to build the character you are playing using your lived experience. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Sun, Jun 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
An educational program, designed specifically for seniors, that teaches improvisational acting techniques and skills to improve cognitive ability.

Sun, Jun 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Join us on this exciting journey into one of the oldest photographic printing processes. Learn a brief history of photography, basics of composition, and create your own 5x7" Cyanotype to bring home!
This event is full

Sun, Jun 30, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Makerspace
Bring your 3D Design to reality with a 3D Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn how to use the slicing software, proper settings on the printer and gain access to our 3D printers in the Fab Lab.

Sun, Jun 30, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Explore the fundamentals of sound theory. Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types. (tic101)

Mon, Jul 01, 10:00am - 10:15am
Storytime for babies - birth to 18 months. Orange County residents are invited to stop by the library’s book bike to register for cards and check out items between 10:00 am and 11:30 am.

Mon, Jul 01, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

Mon, Jul 01, 10:20am - 10:40am
Storytime for toddlers - 18-36 months. Orange County residents are invited to stop by the library’s book bike to register for cards and check out items between 10:00 am and 11:30 am.

Mon, Jul 01, 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, Jul 01, 10:45am - 11:15am
Storytime for Preschool-Aged Children. Orange County residents are invited to stop by the library’s book bike to register for cards and check out items between 10:00 am and 11:30 am.

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Put together cool comic drawings using Comic Life. Change layouts, add cartoons and write a story to make your comic drawings come alive!
This event is full

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Makerspace
Unlock the secrets of electronic music creation in our exhilarating summer workshop! Dive into the world of soldering and MIDI technology as you craft your own dynamic musical controller.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
A scene study course designed to build to a pivotal moment in the script, specifically scenes transitioning into songs. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Mon, Jul 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
Solve problems for our heroes with code! Join the Foos on an adventure to walk, jump and build your way to the finish.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 01, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

Mon, Jul 01, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Makerspace
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.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

Tue, Jul 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Central
A special traveling Dog Show with a group of funny and very entertaining dogs! They know how to climb stairs, perform somersaults, and other uniquely designed family tricks. Recommended for ages 0-12.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:30am - 2:00pm
Makerspace
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Learn the art of photography as we experiment with the camera's basic settings such as the shutter speed, aperture and more on a simulated DSLR camera.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Discover programming through interactive puzzles that make learning Swift fun.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Create detailed sculptures in a digital environment. Learn to use ZbrushCoreMini and the intuitive brushes and tools to create amazing artwork.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
This two-part class teaches basic song structure, writing melody & lyrics. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Tue, Jul 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Purple Room
Use TinkerCAD, a free online application, to design your own custom 3D objects. Learn the basics of 3D design using shapes, cutouts and colors.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Red Room
Fill in a magic coloring page and watch your picture come to life. Use an awesome app called Quiver to interact with the page and even play games using a smart device - that's augmented reality!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 02, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Join us and learn how to 3D model a character in Blender

Tue, Jul 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Makerspace
Join us in bringing fairy tales to life as you sculpt and adorn your own fantasy fairy horns, ideal for cosplay or costume enhancement.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 02, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Blue Room
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.

Tue, Jul 02, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Blue Room
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

Wed, Jul 03, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fiber Arts 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, Jul 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Forests are very important to our planet. Create a sweet treat inspired by nature. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Go on a coding adventure. Help Awbie, the loveable monster, find his animal friends with the use of tangible Osmo coding blocks in this fun game.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple 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, Jul 03, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Makerspace
Bring your design to reality with the Glowforge 3D Laser Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Glowforge.

Wed, Jul 03, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Wed, Jul 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Purple Room
Create and mod retro games! Design your own characters and code their behavior using Microsoft's MakeCode Arcade, a free online 2D game development environment.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fiber Arts 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

Wed, Jul 03, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Work in front and behind the scenes to record a live video broadcast in the Melrose Center Video Studio!

Wed, Jul 03, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Join us and learn how to 3D model a character in Blender

Wed, Jul 03, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Makerspace
Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.

Wed, Jul 03, 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.

Fri, Jul 05, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Fri, Jul 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Stream video games live on YouTube or Facebook. Learn how to capture or record live streaming video and share it with your audience or save it for later viewing.

Fri, Jul 05, 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, Jul 05, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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, Jul 05, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Join us and learn how to 3D model a character in Blender

Fri, Jul 05, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

Sat, Jul 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
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, Jul 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Makerspace
Bring your family to build and play with science and technology at the Melrose Center! Available resources include littleBits, Snap Circuits, and K'NEX. (tic101)

Sat, Jul 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Knit interesting and delicate lace patterns. Learn how to read written and charted patterns for lacework and common lace stitches, while practicing basic knitting techniques.

Sat, Jul 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
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, Jul 06, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Do you love LEGO and video games? Learn to use Unity by modding a microgame with virtual LEGO bricks.

Sat, Jul 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sat, Jul 06, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Conference Room
Fiber artists, share in the magic of making as we create an enchanted forest of handcrafted art. Contributors are also encouraged to submit creations of their own design. All levels are welcome.

Sat, Jul 06, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Papa Bear
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, Jul 06, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Learning Cube
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.

Sat, Jul 06, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
LED Wall
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, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Papa Bear
Set off on an adventure by using STEM principles to battle against the forces of flight to ensure neutral air buoyancy of a helium balloon. Recommended for ages 13-18.

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Do you love LEGO and video games? Learn to use Unity by modding a microgame with virtual LEGO bricks.

Sat, Jul 06, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Makerspace
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Sat, Jul 06, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fiber Arts 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

Sat, Jul 06, 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Melrose Classroom
Do you love LEGO and video games? Learn to use Unity by modding a microgame with virtual LEGO bricks.

Sun, Jul 07, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Stage
Back for a second year, this music festival features performances by Terri Binion, Mugs and Pockets, The Tremolords, Universal Funk Orchestra and Amy Robbins in a Sidecar.

Sun, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learning Cube
Have a great time with the family while learning a new skill. Meet other Central Florida families while working on your craft. All skill levels are welcome.

Sun, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Red Room
Take an adventure inside a computer! Build your own paper laptop from the inside out while learning what makes a computer work.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 08, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

Mon, Jul 08, 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, Jul 08, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Use up those scraps of fabric you have laying around! Make fun and fashionable earrings. They make a quick and easy gift for friends and family.

Mon, Jul 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Mon, Jul 08, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Purple Room
Run and jump into coding with SpriteBox! Play a unique platforming game that combines exploration and coding puzzles. Learn sequencing, parameters, debugging and looping using Swift programming.

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

Mon, Jul 08, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Open lab hours for Summer Sound Lab

Mon, Jul 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Red Room
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 09, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

Tue, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Central
Dive in and meet rare, threatened, and endangered species. Learn about interesting animals that can be found throughout different lands and animal conservation. Recommended for ages 0-12.

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Join us on this exciting journey into one of the oldest photographic printing processes. Learn a brief history of photography, basics of composition, and create your own 5x7" Cyanotype to bring home!
This event is full

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learning Cube
Meet Sphero, the cute rolling robot. Use Sphero's LED matrix to display animations and pictures, then code your robot to roll along paths and through mazes.

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple 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, Jul 09, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 09, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.

Tue, Jul 09, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Red Room
Become a chess master. Play real chess while learning the rules of the game and strategies to win against your opponent.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 09, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Open lab hours for Summer Sound Lab

Tue, Jul 09, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Makerspace
In this hands-on two-day class, participants will fashion custom leg armor plates, ideal for cosplay or costume upgrades.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 09, 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Blue Room
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Tue, Jul 09, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Albertson Room
Learn to capture the world around you on paper through fundamental art principles such as perspective and light.

Tue, Jul 09, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Blue Room
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

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

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Inviting little explorers to learn, grow and play with hands-on activities inspired by using objects in your bathroom! Recommended for ages 3-5 years.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple 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, Jul 10, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.

Wed, Jul 10, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Papa Bear
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Wed, Jul 10, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Red Room
Become a chess master. Play real chess while learning the rules of the game and strategies to win against your opponent.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 10, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Open lab hours for Summer Sound Lab

Wed, Jul 10, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while creating an obstacle course video game.

Wed, Jul 10, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Red Room
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 11, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker

Thu, Jul 11, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Fiber Arts Studio
Come and sew at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own materials. Machine sewing skills are required.

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:40pm
Albertson Room
This series focuses on books that have been made into movies.

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Run and jump into coding with SpriteBox! Play a unique platforming game that combines exploration and coding puzzles. Learn sequencing, parameters, debugging and looping using visual programming.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Write real code. Use JavaScript or Python to complete challenges in CodeCombat. Explore mazes, loot treasure and defeat enemies in a fantasy adventure game using code.

Thu, Jul 11, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Embark on an immersive journey into the art and science of audio mixing. Our workshop series invites you to expand your skills, unleash your creativity, and take your mixes to the next level.

Thu, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Red Room
Become a chess master. Play real chess while learning the rules of the game and strategies to win against your opponent.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 11, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Open lab hours for Summer Sound Lab

Thu, Jul 11, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while creating an obstacle course video game.

Thu, Jul 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Papa Bear
Experience a taste of Taiwan and learn to create a fan favorite, BOBA! Explore Taiwanese culture through a recipe demonstration and taste your very own refreshing drink. Recommended for ages 13-18.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 11, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space,Video Production Studio
Start making YouTube videos using live production techniques.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Magnolia Room
Learn about the history of fragrances and create your own signature scent for your home.

Fri, Jul 12, 10:00am - 1:45pm
437 - Fourth Floor
A representative from Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida will be onsite the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month to answer questions and assist with the SNAP application process.

Fri, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Central
Liven up and sing-along to original, wacky songs. Experience live music and rock out with the whole family. Get ready to move and dance. Recommended for ages 3 to 5.

Fri, Jul 12, 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.

Fri, Jul 12, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Red Room
Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons! Step into the exciting world of D&D with the Adventure Begins board game. Choose your character and work together to face obstacles and defeat monsters.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 12, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Makerspace
Build a dice tower of your own with help of our makerspace instructors.

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

Fri, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Albertson Room
Learn how to plan and prepare heart-healthy meals for you and your family. Explore tips on keeping your food safe. Registration required.

Fri, Jul 12, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while creating an obstacle course video game.

Sat, Jul 13, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Sat, Jul 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
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, Jul 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
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, Jul 13, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while creating an obstacle course video game.

Sat, Jul 13, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Papa Bear
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, Jul 13, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Red Room
Go on a Dungeons and Dragons Adventure! Choose a character and become a monster slayer to help your village in this D&D campaign for kids.

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Papa Bear
Lost homing pigeons have settled in the shelves of the library! After learning about these amazing birds, can you crack their codes to send them back home to roost? Recommended for ages 9-12.

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while creating an obstacle course video game.

Sat, Jul 13, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
FlexSpace
Join us for adult game time where we introduce you to the featured game of the month: Hanabi!

Sat, Jul 13, 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Melrose Classroom
Learn how to navigate the Unity Editor, manipulate game objects, and program custom behaviors while creating an obstacle course video game.