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Access Assessment - Audio Studio

2023-10-31 16:00:00 2023-10-31 16:30:00 America/New_York Access Assessment - Audio Studio Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment. Orlando Public Library - Audio Production Studio

Tuesday, October 31
4:00pm - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-10-31 16:00:00 2023-10-31 16:30:00 America/New_York Access Assessment - Audio Studio Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment. Orlando Public Library - Audio Production Studio

Orlando Public Library

Audio Production Studio

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

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

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

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

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

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

You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted.  You may only register for one Access Assessment - Audio Studio at a time.

Recommended Audience: Adult.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Audio Production |

TAGS: | tic101 | ctr | audiotic |

Orlando Public Library

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Nov 27 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Nov 28 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Nov 29 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Nov 30 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Dec 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 02 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 03 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

Thu, Nov 30, 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.

Thu, Nov 30, All day
Stop by to write a postcard to our character of the month. Then drop it in our mailbox.

Thu, Nov 30, 10:00am - 5:45pm
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, Nov 30, 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, Nov 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, Nov 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Thu, Nov 30, 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.

Thu, Nov 30, 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, Nov 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Video Learning Lab
Want to add some excitement to your movie! Learn how to make green screen videos at the Melrose Center. This class will show students how to light and shoot a green screen movie.

Thu, Nov 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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, Nov 30, 12:00pm - 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, Nov 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.
This event is full

Thu, Nov 30, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Master key concepts to help shape your sound with MIDI.

Thu, Nov 30, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Dec 01, 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.

Fri, Dec 01, 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

Fri, Dec 01, 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.

Fri, Dec 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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)
This event is full

Fri, Dec 01, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Dec 01, 11:45am - 12:45pm
Purple Room
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.

Fri, Dec 01, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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)
This event is full

Fri, Dec 01, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Dec 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Blue Room
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet.

Fri, Dec 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)
This event is full

Fri, Dec 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Silhouette Cameo 4 at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Cameo 4.

Fri, Dec 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items.

Fri, Dec 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)
This event is full

Sat, Dec 02, 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, Dec 02, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Bring your family to build and play with science and technology at the Melrose Center! Available resources include littleBits, Snap Circuits, and K'NEX. (tic101)

Sat, Dec 02, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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.

Sat, Dec 02, 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, Dec 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
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, Dec 02, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
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.

Sat, Dec 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and library resources.

Sat, Dec 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Sat, Dec 02, 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, Dec 02, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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.

Sat, Dec 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purple Room
Become familiar with popular job search websites and common questions asked on job applications. Learn how to use various Internet resources to search and apply for jobs.

Sat, Dec 02, 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.

Sat, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Under the Sea
High school students will earn two hours of community service by assembling craft kits for the library. Recommended for ages 13-18.

Sat, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Crochet cute amigurumi stuffed toys. Learn the basics of amigurumi, including crocheting 3D shapes in the round and embroidering facial features. Students are required to bring tools and yarn.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Animate a bouncy ball and learn how to apply the 12 principles of animation to enhance the 3D animation in Blender.

Sat, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Sat, Dec 02, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Purple Room
Create and build models using Tinkercad, a free 3D Design application. Explore the process for exporting a compatible model for 3D printing.

Sat, Dec 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Dive into the art of precision and rhythm, honing your skills to begin crafting dynamic, professional-level drum tracks using Toontrack's Superior Drummer 3.

Sun, Dec 03, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Albertson Room
Enjoy a short discussion on switching to a new planner year before open planner project time. Bring your own supplies and connect and share ideas with other planners. This is a casual meetup event.

Sun, Dec 03, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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, Dec 03, 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

Sun, Dec 03, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
“Gather around the Hearth” this holiday season, as you join critically acclaimed Victorian Performance Troupe PHANTASMAGORIA for a festive journey through whimsical and haunted tales of the holidays.

Sun, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Shoot and cut video like a pro. Learn advanced video recording techniques such as live Chroma keying and PTZ remote camera.
This event is full

Sun, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Stage
Join our Improv Jam to enjoy unique short form games - all players of any level welcome!

Sun, Dec 03, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

Sun, Dec 03, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Sun, Dec 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sun, Dec 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Video Production Studio
Set the midground, foreground and background images for a television production. Learn advance ATEM technique, communicate with talents via clear-com headsets, and operate light remotely.

Sun, Dec 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Photo Studio
The rules of thirds is probably the most often referenced photography rule of composition. It is all about subject placement within the frame.

Sun, Dec 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
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, Dec 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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.

Mon, Dec 04, 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, Dec 04, 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.

Mon, Dec 04, 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, Dec 04, 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, Dec 04, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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, Dec 04, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 04, 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, Dec 04, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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.

Mon, Dec 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

Mon, Dec 04, 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.

Mon, Dec 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Demystify the complex concepts of exposure. Learn how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect the focus, blurriness or graininess of your photos.

Mon, Dec 04, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Dec 04, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Silhouette Cameo 4 at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Cameo 4.

Mon, Dec 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Mon, Dec 04, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Write real code. Explore the JavaScript programming language with characters from Star Wars.

Mon, Dec 04, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Dec 04, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Dec 05, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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.

Tue, Dec 05, 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.

Tue, Dec 05, 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, Dec 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

Tue, Dec 05, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sewing Studio
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.

Tue, Dec 05, 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.

Tue, Dec 05, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 05, 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.

Tue, Dec 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Albertson Room
Join the Orange County Office of Tenant Services to learn about tools and resources that can help you navigate unexpected rental situations.

Tue, Dec 05, 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, Dec 05, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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, Dec 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Make a custom necktie. This fast and easy sewing project is a great gift for any occasion.

Tue, Dec 05, 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, Dec 05, 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Blue Room
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.

Tue, Dec 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Machines can learn just like us! Explore the ocean while learning how machines can see patterns and predict outcomes.

Tue, Dec 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Dec 05, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Turn your ideas into reality with Ableton Live. Live is made for music creation and performance with fast, fluid and flexible options.

Wed, Dec 06, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Create a program with Python, an easy to learn programming language. Assign variables, input data and develop calculations to make an interactive application.

Wed, Dec 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Wed, Dec 06, 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)

Wed, Dec 06, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sewing Studio
Build a custom quilt block by block. Join us each month for a new design, come for one class or take them all. At the end of the year you will have a complete project perfect for keeping warm.

Wed, Dec 06, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Learning Cube
If you have a knitting, embroidery, crochet, or paper arts project in progress, we’d love to see it! Meetup with other local fiber artists to share ideas and socialize. All skill levels are welcome.

Wed, Dec 06, 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.

Wed, Dec 06, 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)

Wed, Dec 06, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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)
This event is full

Wed, Dec 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
This tool belt is a handy place to keep small tools of any kind. Great for crafters, gardeners and DIY warriors. Learn to make this tool belt from start to finish.

Wed, Dec 06, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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

Wed, Dec 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

Wed, Dec 06, 3:00pm - 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, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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.

Wed, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image's texture.

Wed, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Video Learning Lab
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

Wed, Dec 06, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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, Dec 06, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Synthesize your sound. Use source, modifier and controller modules to create and manipulate audio signals. (tic101)

Wed, Dec 06, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
A scene study course designed to build to a pivotal moment in the script, specifically scenes transitioning into songs. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Wed, Dec 06, 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. This month, learn about the history of sugar.

Thu, Dec 07, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Develop interactive Web pages with rich media content. Students will learn the fundamental of JavaScript and useful techniques to bring a static Web pages to life.

Thu, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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

Thu, Dec 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Thu, Dec 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Blue Room
Perform numerical calculation in Microsoft Excel and learn how to use the tools needed to create a budget.

Thu, Dec 07, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Dec 07, 2:00pm - 6:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Thu, Dec 07, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
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, Dec 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Papa Bear
Fold paper mushrooms and unravel the fun of this ancient craft! Go on a fun and educational journey into the world of paper folding. Recommend for ages 8-12.

Thu, Dec 07, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Create a website with WordPress. Customize the appearance and layout of your site to get the look you want by using a wide selection of free design options.

Thu, Dec 07, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Video Learning Lab
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, Dec 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Get hands-on experience with Melrose Photo Instructors in a session designed to help answer your questions about Photography (Cameras, Lighting, Studio, etc.)

Thu, Dec 07, 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.

Thu, Dec 07, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Albertson Room
Create a one-of-a-kind snowflake UV resin ornament to take home with you. Ages 18 and up. Registration required.
This event is full

Fri, Dec 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Learn what happens when it gets very cold and interact while rescuing animals from an iceberg. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Fri, Dec 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Red Room
Guide sixteen little blue creatures to safety through a series of logic-based puzzles. Help the Zoombinis across treacherous cliffs, past hungry pizza trolls, and up an unclimbable wall.

Fri, Dec 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Use DaVinci Resolve: Fusion to enhance videos with titles, effects, masks and motion tracking.

Fri, Dec 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Albertson Room
Learn about the health benefits of protein and foods with higher amounts of protein. A recipe and sample of a protein-rich breakfast will be provided.

Fri, Dec 08, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

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

Fri, Dec 08, 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, Dec 08, 11:45am - 12:45pm
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.

Fri, Dec 08, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Dec 08, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Blue Room
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company.

Fri, Dec 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Glowforge 3D Laser Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Glowforge.

Fri, Dec 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Fri, Dec 08, 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

Sat, Dec 09, 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, Dec 09, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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.

Sat, Dec 09, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Fab Lab
Cozy up your bookshelf with an illuminated book nook, built by you in the Melrose Center.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Sat, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Audio Production Studio
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

Sat, Dec 09, 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, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.

Sat, Dec 09, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Create a Robotic Hand and learn to navigate Blender's workspace, manipulate 3D objects, and the 3D content creation pipeline.

Sat, Dec 09, 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, Dec 09, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
LED Wall
Whether you're a seasoned wordsmith or just dipping your toes into the world of poetry, this workshop offers a welcoming and inspiring environment to explore your creativity.

Sat, Dec 09, 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)

Sat, Dec 09, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
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.

Sat, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Central
Central Florida Sounds of Freedom (CFSOF). CFSOF promotes LGBTQ+ awareness, acceptance, and equality through quality entertainment and fellowship.

Sat, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Create an animated character and learn some of the most commonly used tools, techniques, and concepts involved with modeling in Blender

Sat, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Sat, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sewing Studio
This beautifully cabled crochet throw will become a cozy winter favorite. Explore 3 types of cabled crochet stitch patterns. Students must provide materials.

Sat, Dec 09, 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, Dec 10, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Red Room
Solve problems for our heroes with code! Join the Foos on an adventure to walk, jump and build your way to the finish.

Sun, Dec 10, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Sun, Dec 10, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Sun, Dec 10, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sun, Dec 10, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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)

Sun, Dec 10, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring a little glow to your holiday with a poinsettia tea light, made by you in the Melrose Center.

Sun, Dec 10, 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, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Have your holiday-themed portraits taken and receive a free digital photo by our Melrose Photography Instructor. Please bring a USB drive or provide an email in person to receive your free photo.

Sun, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
This class teaches students to endow reality onto objects too difficult or dangerous to be physically used on stage. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Sun, Dec 10, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring a little glow to your holiday with a poinsettia tea light, made by you in the Melrose Center.

Sun, Dec 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Sun, Dec 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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, Dec 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Sun, Dec 10, 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, Dec 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Master key concepts to help shape your sound with MIDI.

Rescheduled
Mon, Dec 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New date Monday, December 11, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Create a quilted picture for decorating your home. Learn to topstitch a beautiful printed panel and make it pop with dimension. Learn to add batting backing and binding for a beautiful wall hanging.

Mon, Dec 11, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Create a quilted picture for decorating your home. Learn to topstitch a beautiful printed panel and make it pop with dimension. Learn to add batting backing and binding for a beautiful wall hanging.

Mon, Dec 11, 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, Dec 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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.

Mon, Dec 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.
This event is full

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

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

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

Mon, Dec 11, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
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.

Mon, Dec 11, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create a quilted picture for decorating your home. Learn to topstitch a beautiful printed panel and make it pop with dimension. Learn to add batting backing and binding for a beautiful wall hanging.

Mon, Dec 11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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)

Mon, Dec 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Dec 11, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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, Dec 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Blue Room
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Mon, Dec 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Mon, Dec 11, 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, Dec 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. (tic101)

Mon, Dec 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Dec 11, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Blue Room
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.

Mon, Dec 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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)

Tue, Dec 12, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Create a quilted picture for decorating your home. Learn to topstitch a beautiful printed panel and make it pop with dimension. Learn to add batting backing and binding for a beautiful wall hanging.

Tue, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.

Tue, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Rescheduled
Tue, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
New date Wednesday, December 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

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

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

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

Tue, Dec 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Dive into the art of precision and rhythm, honing your skills to begin crafting dynamic, professional-level drum tracks using Toontrack's Superior Drummer 3.

Tue, Dec 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
LED Wall
Esta orientación es la clave para poder tener acceso a los espacios creativos y colaborativos en el Centro Melrose. ||This orientation is your key to accessing the Melrose Center.

Tue, Dec 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Create a quilted picture for decorating your home. Learn to topstitch a beautiful printed panel and make it pop with dimension. Learn to add batting backing and binding for a beautiful wall hanging.

Tue, Dec 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Video Learning Lab
Whether you want to improve your public speaking skills, enhance your on-camera skills or are curious about the world of acting for video, this class is for you.

Tue, Dec 12, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.

Tue, Dec 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Blue Room
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.

Tue, Dec 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Video Learning Lab
Students will be introduced to basic terms and directions used on film and video sets. They will put these terms into practice as they rehearse and record a short scene.

Tue, Dec 12, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Purple Room
Develop interactive Web pages with rich media content. Students will learn the fundamental of JavaScript and useful techniques to bring a static Web pages to life.

Tue, Dec 12, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Blue Room
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

Tue, Dec 12, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Record it right the first time. Identify the parts and popular arrangements of guitars, while troubleshooting issues with equipment. Record guitar in mono, stereo and with spot micing. (tic101)

Wed, Dec 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Sewing Studio
Create a quilted picture for decorating your home. Learn to topstitch a beautiful printed panel and make it pop with dimension. Learn to add batting backing and binding for a beautiful wall hanging.

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

Wed, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Audio Production Studio
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

Wed, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Learning Cube
If you have a knitting, embroidery, crochet, or paper arts project in progress, we’d love to see it! Meetup with other local fiber artists to share ideas and socialize. All skill levels are welcome.

Wed, Dec 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Dec 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Glowforge 3D Laser Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Glowforge.

Wed, Dec 13, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Wed, Dec 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

Wed, Dec 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create a quilted picture for decorating your home. Learn to topstitch a beautiful printed panel and make it pop with dimension. Learn to add batting backing and binding for a beautiful wall hanging.

Wed, Dec 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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.

Wed, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Silhouette Cameo 4 at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Cameo 4.

Wed, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Purple 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.

Wed, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
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.

Wed, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Dec 13, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
LED Wall,Melrose Stage,Video Production Studio
Join us at the Melrose Center's Annual Creative Community Meetup. This year's theme is A.I. & its affect on the creative industry. In this open discussion we'll demo programs/resources involving A.I.

Thu, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 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.

Thu, Dec 14, 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.

Thu, Dec 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Red Room
Let's play with coding! Explore sequencing and debugging while helping Squirt find the lost books in the library.

Thu, Dec 14, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Dec 14, 11:15am - 11:45am
Video Learning Lab
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, Dec 14, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
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, Dec 14, 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)

Thu, Dec 14, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Dec 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Red Room
Build and program LEGO Robotic Grabber with a simple to use computer interface. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

Thu, Dec 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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.

Thu, Dec 14, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Thu, Dec 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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)

Thu, Dec 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Papa Bear
What did people eat 100 years ago? Celebrate the library's 100th birthday by making a tasty recipe that is just as old! Recommended for families with children 6-8.

Thu, Dec 14, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Purple Room
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages.

Thu, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Get hands-on experience with Melrose Photo Instructors in a session designed to help answer your questions about Photography (Cameras, Lighting, Studio, etc.)

Fri, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Melrose Classroom
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.

Fri, Dec 15, 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.

Fri, Dec 15, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Fri, Dec 15, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Fri, Dec 15, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Orion Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Orion Laser Cutter.

Fri, Dec 15, 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.

Fri, Dec 15, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Fri, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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)

Fri, Dec 15, 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.

Fri, Dec 15, 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.

Fri, Dec 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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)

Fri, Dec 15, 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.

Sat, Dec 16, 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, Dec 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Fab Lab
Countdown any event of your choice with this hands-on kid's friendly project! Make a laser cut wooden countdown calendar in our STEM guided workshop.

Sat, Dec 16, 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.

Sat, Dec 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Video Production Studio
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.

Sat, Dec 16, 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, Dec 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.

Sat, Dec 16, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Create textures for a dice and an animated character and learn the most commonly used tools, techniques, and concepts involved with texturing in Blender.

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

Sat, Dec 16, 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, Dec 16, 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.

Sat, Dec 16, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Blue Room
Learn how to apply data subtotals, outlines, data consolidation and conditional formatting to organize your data.

Sat, Dec 16, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
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.

Sat, Dec 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Prepare a character for animations by creating an armature system with deformation, inverse, and forward kinematic controls in Blender with Rigify.

Sat, Dec 16, 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Sat, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Have your holiday-themed portraits taken and receive a free digital photo by our Melrose Photography Instructor. Please bring a USB drive or provide an email in person to receive your free photo.

Sat, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Purple Room
Create and build models using Tinkercad, a free 3D Design application. Explore the process for exporting a compatible model for 3D printing.

Sat, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sewing Studio
This beautifully cabled crochet throw will become a cozy winter favorite. Explore 3 types of cabled crochet stitch patterns. Students must provide materials.

Sun, Dec 17, 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Library Central
Enjoy some fun and festive holiday songs performed by the Orlando Dickens Carolers.

Sun, Dec 17, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Sun, Dec 17, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
LED Wall
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Sun, Dec 17, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Audio Learning Lab
Log practice time with DAW software in the Audio Learning Lab, with Melrose Audio Instructors on hand to answer your questions.

Sun, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Have your holiday-themed portraits taken and receive a free digital photo by our Melrose Photography Instructor. Please bring a USB drive or provide an email in person to receive your free photo.

Sun, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Blue Room
Use Adobe Photoshop to bring Library Mascots Squirt and Juicy to life! Learn how to work with Layers, Move and Transform Tools and much more!

Sun, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Red Room
Build and program LEGO Rover with a simple to use computer interface. Learn how technology plays an active role in our everyday life.

Sun, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your 3D Design to reality with a 3D Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn how to use the slicing software, proper settings on the printer and gain access to our 3D printers in the Fab Lab.

Sun, Dec 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Learn exercises to familiarize yourself with your character’s environment. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Sun, Dec 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
Take your improv to the business level with tips on how to become a coach. Learn how to teach team building, goal setting and how to bring a group together to think outside of the box.

Sun, Dec 17, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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.

Mon, Dec 18, 10:30am - 12:30pm
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.

Mon, Dec 18, 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, Dec 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page.

Mon, Dec 18, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Mon, Dec 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Start creating top-notch digital video productions. This is an introduction to the basics of editing video footage.

Mon, Dec 18, 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, Dec 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Mon, Dec 18, 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, Dec 18, 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, Dec 18, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Silhouette Cameo 4 at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Cameo 4.

Mon, Dec 18, 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, Dec 18, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Purple Room
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Mon, Dec 18, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags.

Mon, Dec 18, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Discover a fast way to assemble a video edit by cutting to music. This hands-on class explores the creative aspect of motion picture editing.

Mon, Dec 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Impress that special someone in your life by wrapping their gift in a handmade gift bag! These gift bags can be made for any occasion. They are fast and easy to make and each one is unique.

Mon, Dec 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fab Lab
Learn to use professional and always free design software, Blender, to create 3D models. Learn the basics while building a toy train model. This class is taught by the Melrose Center Fab Lab.

Mon, Dec 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.

Mon, Dec 18, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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, Dec 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.

Tue, Dec 19, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Want to display data properly on your web page? Learn how to build a responsive table to showcase your data.

Tue, Dec 19, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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, Dec 19, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Tue, Dec 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
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, Dec 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Papa Bear
Get cozy as we build a snowman with wintry sweets and enjoy it paired with a cup of hot chocolate. Adult participation is required. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
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, Dec 19, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Purple 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.

Tue, Dec 19, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Blue Room
Do you want to interact with your users? Learn how to create an interactive form to collect data from your site visitors.

Tue, Dec 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Shoot and cut video like a pro. Learn advanced video recording techniques such as live Chroma keying and PTZ remote camera.

Tue, Dec 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Stockings are a must-have for the holidays. Use a simple pattern to create a custom stocking. Learn some basic lining and cuff sewing techniques. Students are required to bring fabric.

Tue, Dec 19, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Video Production Studio
Set the midground, foreground and background images for a television production. Learn advance ATEM technique, communicate with talents via clear-com headsets, and operate light remotely.

Tue, Dec 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Tue, Dec 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Make simple text appear sensational! Learn to use filters, adjustment layers and brush tools to create text the appears to be on fire or a cloud of smoke.

Wed, Dec 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Audio Production Studio
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

Wed, Dec 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Sewing Studio
Does the idea of sewing a zipper steer you away from projects? Let us help you tackle zippers head-on with confidence!

Wed, Dec 20, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Learning Cube
If you have a knitting, embroidery, crochet, or paper arts project in progress, we’d love to see it! Meetup with other local fiber artists to share ideas and socialize. All skill levels are welcome.

Wed, Dec 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Want to add some excitement to your movie! Learn how to make green screen videos at the Melrose Center. This class will show students how to light and shoot a green screen movie.

Wed, Dec 20, 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.

Wed, Dec 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Orion Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Orion Laser Cutter.

Wed, Dec 20, 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)

Wed, Dec 20, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Wed, Dec 20, 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.

Wed, Dec 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Stockings are a must-have for the holidays. Use a simple pattern to create a custom stocking. Learn some basic lining and cuff sewing techniques. Students are required to bring fabric.

Wed, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fab Lab
Create basic shapes and objects with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using common 3D design tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.

Wed, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Central
Orlando Mayor Buddy's Book Club is celebrating the completion of their latest book, "Stuck"! Recommended for ages 8-12.

Wed, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Purple Room
Do you want to draw more attention to your site? A full-screen video background is a solution.

Wed, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Up your 3D design skills with Moments of Inspiration, a 3D design software. Develop 3D objects using loft, revolve and array tools. Learn the skills you need to start developing your own prototypes.

Wed, Dec 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Blue Room
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.

Wed, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Students learn to use physicality to create strong, believable characters. These classes are taught by Melrose Performing Arts instructors.

Thu, Dec 21, 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, Dec 21, 10:30am - 5:30pm
Fab Lab
Explore, innovate and create in hands-on classes that empower you to take your idea from concept to design to reality.

Thu, Dec 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Join Alex and Steve on a Minecraft Adventure! Solve code challenges to explore, gather resources, and defeat mobs. Create algorithms, use loops, and debug your code.

Thu, Dec 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Thu, Dec 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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

Thu, Dec 21, 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, Dec 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)

Thu, Dec 21, 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Library Central
Join Orange County Office on Aging and Orange County Library System to celebrate the 2023 Life Information for Elders Series presenters. Learn more about each presenters’ resources and ask questions.

Thu, Dec 21, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Purple Room
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.

Thu, Dec 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Blue Room
Make your own Minecraft world! Program the environment, animals and mobs. Use algorithms, functions, loops, and conditions to complete code challenges.

Thu, Dec 21, 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, Dec 21, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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, Dec 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Master key concepts to help shape your sound with MIDI.

Thu, Dec 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Purple Room
Create a program with Python, an easy to learn programming language. Assign variables, input data and develop calculations to make an interactive application.

Thu, Dec 21, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Photo Studio
Get hands-on experience with Melrose Photo Instructors in a session designed to help answer your questions about Photography (Cameras, Lighting, Studio, etc.)

Thu, Dec 21, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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

Thu, Dec 21, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Dec 21, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

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

Fri, Dec 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Purple Room
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult

Fri, Dec 22, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

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

Fri, Dec 22, 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.

Fri, Dec 22, 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Purple Room
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.

Fri, Dec 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)

Fri, Dec 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Dec 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Route your mix. Send individual mixes to artists in the studio, route and import audio and MIDI into Pro Tools, and save your work to various media. (tic101)

Sat, Dec 23, 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, Dec 23, 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, Dec 23, 10:30am - 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.

Sat, Dec 23, 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, Dec 23, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Blue Room
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet.

Sat, Dec 23, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 23, 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, Dec 23, 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, Dec 23, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Blue Room
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items.

Sat, Dec 23, 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, Dec 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sewing Studio
This beautifully cabled crochet throw will become a cozy winter favorite. Explore 3 types of cabled crochet stitch patterns. Students must provide materials.

Tue, Dec 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Make photos pop with black and white effects. Learn multiple ways to convert photos to black and white, apply adjustment layers and create enhancing effects.

Tue, Dec 26, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 26, 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.

Tue, Dec 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Tue, Dec 26, 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.

Tue, Dec 26, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Blue Room
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.

Tue, Dec 26, 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.

Tue, Dec 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Blue Room
Give Steve and Alex fresh new looks. Design characters, items, blocks and mobs for Minecraft using Tynker.

Tue, Dec 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Photo Studio
Get hands-on experience with Melrose Photo Instructors in a session designed to help answer your questions about Photography (Cameras, Lighting, Studio, etc.)

Wed, Dec 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Blue Room
Machines can learn just like us! Explore the ocean while learning how machines can see patterns and predict outcomes.

Wed, Dec 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Video Production Studio
Do you want to master the equipment in the Video Studio or need a quick review for the assessment? Let us help! A Video instructor will be available to assist you in this open lab.

Wed, Dec 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.

Wed, Dec 27, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Wed, Dec 27, 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.

Wed, Dec 27, 11:45am - 12:45pm
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 Swift programming.

Wed, Dec 27, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Blue Room
Create logos, advertisements, marketing flyers and other illustrations with ease using vector tools. Learn to draw and manipulate simple and custom shapes, brush strokes, and text in unique ways.

Wed, Dec 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Wed, Dec 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Photo Studio
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult

Wed, Dec 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Purple Room
Create real LEGO video games. Use Unity's LEGO Microgame builder to make characters, design landscapes, and add obstacles to your own game.

Wed, Dec 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Melrose Rehearsal Space
Work with our performing arts instructor on your audition pieces, monologues and song selections in this open coaching session. Please provide performance piece/materials at the time of registration

Wed, Dec 27, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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.

Thu, Dec 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Learning Cube
Guide sixteen little blue creatures to safety through a series of logic-based puzzles. Help the Zoombinis across treacherous cliffs, past hungry pizza trolls, and up an unclimbable wall.

Thu, Dec 28, 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.

Thu, Dec 28, 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, Dec 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.

Thu, Dec 28, 11:45am - 12:45pm
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.

Thu, Dec 28, 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.

Thu, Dec 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.

Thu, Dec 28, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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.

Thu, Dec 28, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Thu, Dec 28, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Dec 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Blue Room
Create a website with WordPress. Customize the appearance and layout of your site to get the look you want by using a wide selection of free design options.

Fri, Dec 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, Dec 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.

Fri, Dec 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

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

Fri, Dec 29, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

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

Fri, Dec 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Game Development Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Fri, Dec 29, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
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.

Fri, Dec 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Audio Learning Lab
Dive into the art of precision and rhythm, honing your skills to begin crafting dynamic, professional-level drum tracks using Toontrack's Superior Drummer 3.

Fri, Dec 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Bring your design to reality with the Glowforge 3D Laser Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Glowforge.

Sat, Dec 30, 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, Dec 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, Dec 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Purple Room
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

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

Sat, Dec 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, Dec 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, Dec 30, 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.

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

Sat, Dec 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, Dec 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Purple Room
Learn how to create, forward, reply, and add attachments to e-mails.

Sat, Dec 30, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Purple Room
Learn how to schedule appointments and set tasks and reminders.

Sat, Dec 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sewing Studio
This beautifully cabled crochet throw will become a cozy winter favorite. Explore 3 types of cabled crochet stitch patterns. Students must provide materials.