All Events Listing

Carry your card! Customers who present their library cards at programs and events will be eligible for priority seating.

For teen technology classes be sure to check out TechKrew.

Friday, August 18, 2017, 9:15 AM at Orlando Public Library (Sim - Forklift)

Learn to drive a forklift in lifelike warehouse conditions. Practice moving freight with realistic controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. After completing the instruction take an assessment that will allow you to reserve the Forklift simulator during scheduled lab time.

ASSESSMENT REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT: To register for this orientation and/or assessment, cardholders must attend the General Orientation for the Melrose Center and must be at least 15 years of age. Children under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult (18+ years of age).

Friday, August 18, 2017, 3:00 PM at Orlando Public Library (Children's Department)

What will you create today? Explore, experiment or be entertained. Ages 6-18. #tween

Friday, August 18, 2017, 3:00 PM at Orlando Public Library (Melrose Classroom)

Seamlessly integrate 3D graphics into your film. Use Cinema 4D in After Effects to build sophisticated title graphics. Create, customize, light and render text directly into your project.

Required Skills: Ability to use basic tools and navigate within Adobe After Effects CC.

Recommended Prerequisites: Adobe After Effects Series

Recommended Audience: Adults

#tic101 #videotic #adobe

Friday, August 18, 2017, 3:00 PM at Orlando Public Library (Red Room)

Master your music production skills. Explore advanced production techniques to work with both MIDI and audio clips. Use tempo rulers, conductor tracks, quantizing and transposition to create polished audio within Pro Tools.

Required Skills: Ability to navigate, edit, and route audio within Pro Tools. Understanding of the MIDI language and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth.

Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Levels 1 - 4, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering

Recommended Audience: Adults

#tic101 #audiotic

Friday, August 18, 2017, 3:00 PM at Orlando Public Library (Technology and Education Center)

Stuck on a project or skill you learned in class? Let us help! Our experienced instructors will be available to get you started on your next project and answer questions.

#tec101 #fiberarts #knit

Friday, August 18, 2017, 3:00 PM at Orlando Public Library (Sewing Studio)

Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills? Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library. Bring your projects, questions, and curiosity. A specialized instructor will be available to assist you. You will need to provide your own fabric and thread for projects but all the tools are here for you to work with.

Participants are required to wear closed-toe shoes in the sewing studio and follow all safety instructions at all times.

Friday, August 18, 2017, 1:00 PM at Orlando Public Library (Simulation Lab)

Want to build or test your game? Come to an this open lab and use available game engines to build or test your game. Equipment for game design in VR will also be available, including Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. An instructor will be available to assist and answer questions. Please note: Questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes.

#tic101 #phototic

Friday, August 18, 2017, 1:00 PM at Orlando Public Library (Red Room)

Create new sounds and instrumentation. Understand the language of music producers in this introduction to MIDI. Use MIDI devices, virtual instruments and specialized tools to create original sounds.

Required Skills: Ability to navigate, use tools, and route audio within Pro Tools. Understanding of the physics of sound and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth.

Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Levels 1 - 3, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering

Recommended Audience: Adults

#tic101 #audiotic

Friday, August 18, 2017, 12:00 PM at West Oaks Branch (West Oaks - Meeting Room 2)

Ever wanted to make your own Pillowcase? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. Get hands-on experience as you explore the world of sewing.
Age requirements: 13 to Adult

#sewing #fiberarts

Friday, August 18, 2017, 10:30 AM at Orlando Public Library (Red Room)

Master key concepts to help shape your sound. Open the wide world of applying audio effects and begin to understand the theory behind building a mix. Learn how audio signals flow through analog, digital and software components to generate sound.

Required Skills: Ability to navigate within the Pro Tools and use common editing tools, such as the Smart and Zoom tools. Understanding of the physics of sound and digital audio theory, including sample rate and bit depth.

Recommended Prerequisites: Pro Tools Levels 1 and 2, Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering