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101 E. Central Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32801
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The Orlando Public Library is on Central Blvd between Rosalind and Magnolia and is served by the downtown Lymmo service as well as routes # 3,6,7,11,13 and 51.
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About the Branch

The Orlando Public Library is the headquarters and resource center for the Orange County Library System. The 290,000 square foot downtown Orlando facility is the largest public library building in the state of Florida. 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, Genealogy, Library Central, and Reference 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 The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community. The Genealogy collection is one of the best in the Southeast and is a great place to begin research into family history.

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Audio Equipment Training: Microphones and Signal Routing

Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Melrose Center Registration Required

This class will introduce microphones, their use in the studio, and also discuss signal routing. Students will learn the difference between condenser and dynamic microphones, learn to apply phantom power, and learn essential practices for microphone use and care. Students will also learn about signal routing in the studio, including how to send cues and use the talk-back system. This class helps prepare students for the Audio Assessment covering these topics.

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General Orientation for the Melrose Center

Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Melrose Center Registration Required

This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center. Get an overview of the Photography Studio, Video Production Studio, Audio Production Studio, FabLab and Simulation Lab. Explore upcoming classes and workshops and learn about the best practices to maximize your experience. This orientation is free to out-of-county residents, but registration is required. Call 407.835.7323 to register.

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Adobe After Effects Fundamentals

Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Melrose Center Registration Required

Design cinematic visual effects and sophisticated motion graphics using shapes, layers, type tools and more. Learn the essentials of advanced animation and compositing using this professional-grade software. Recommended Audience: Adult #tic #adobe

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Melrose Tween & Teen Camp: Photo and Graphic Design

Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Melrose Center Registration Required

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! Join other teens to design and create your very own comic book. Along the way you'll learn about storyboarding, photo studio equipment, photo editing, typography, pen tablets, button making, and so much more! Day 1: Intro to Cameras and Storyboarding: Design and create a storyboard to begin crafting scenes for your comic book. Learn about DSLR cameras and lenses. Day 2: Photo Shoot and Editing: Work as a team to create photo studio images. Learn how to work with photo studio equipment and lighting set ups. Use Adobe Photoshop to enhance your images and apply effects and filters. Day 3: Design and Typography Using Adobe Illustrator: Design a logo, action words, and speech bubbles for your comic book using Adobe Illustrator. Create a custom pin-backed badge using one of your designs! Day 4: Digital Graphics Using Pen Tablets: Use a Wacom Pen Tablet to design a cover for your comic book. Composite images and drawings using Adobe Photoshop. Day 5: Desktop Publishing Using Adobe InDesign: Design the layout of each page in your comic book in Adobe InDesign. Adjust page setup options to prepare it for printing. Print and assemble your comic book. Day 6: Showcase: The spotlight is on you! On the last day of the camp, you'll have a chance to present your awesome comic book and story to your family, friends, and others who will attend the camp's Showcase event. You may even have a chance to hear from members of Orlando's comics community! Space is limited. Being on the Payment Waiting list does not guarantee a seat. To secure a seat today, please call 407.835.7323 or visit your local branch to make a payment. Cost for out-of-county teens: $75 for each camp (includes classes and materials) #techkrew #SRPteens #tween

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Melrose Kids Camp: Future Engineers (9-12)

Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Melrose Center Registration Required

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! Engage in engineering activities to build machines, electronics and 3D objects. Day 1: Soldering Basics: Maker Buttons: Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires. Day 2: Flight Simulator: Introduction to Aeronautics: The tower has now cleared you to land! Learn to fly with Microsoft Simulator and learn to use realistic flight controls. Come in and land yourself into a pilot's seat at the Simulation Lab; immerse yourself in a world of virtual flight. Day 3: Create a Custom Glider with the Silhouette Cutter: Create a customized Glider using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Learn the basics of Silhouette Studio graphic design software including adding shapes, designs and text. Day 4: Exploring Machines, Motion and Engineering: Use K'NEX construction system to build machines such as transmissions, drag racers, cranes, rocket launchers, and more. Make learning about simple machines, motion and engineering fun with hands-on building. Design stabilizers and build a simple helicopter project. Day 5: Introduction to Electronic Engineering: Build a working circuit using common electronic components and a power source. Learn to identify and calculate properties of resistors and capacitors while using a multimeter on your completed circuit. Day 6: Melrose Air Show: Your aeronautic designs steal the show! Compete with your planes, gliders and helicopters on the last day of the camp. Show off your designs and projects to your family, friends, and others who will attend the camp's Showcase event. Space is limited. Being on the Payment Waiting list does not guarantee a seat. To secure a seat today, please call 407.835.7323 or visit your local branch to make a payment. Cost for out-of-county kids: $75 for each camp (includes classes and materials) #campsavvy #SRPkids

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Branch Exhibits and Displays

Experience Ancient Rome

By: Legio VI-Florida Cohort

Legio VI-Florida Cohort brings history to life through artifacts, reconstructions and re-enactments of first century Rome. Florida Cohort is affiliated with Legio VI Ferrata Fidelas Constans (Legion Six, “Iron (Clad) Always Faithful”) of Summerville, South Carolina.

Displayed on the First and Third Floors of the Orlando Public Library, Through August
Contact: 407.835.7323

Services and Programs

  • The library collection includes books, audio books, informational and entertainment videos and DVDs, recorded music, world language materials, a Young Adult collection, an Adult Literacy Collection, Florida Collection, Disney archive as well as magazines for leisure reading and research plus microfilm.
  • Public computers offering Internet access, and online reference resources including the Library catalog are located throughout the building.
  • Three computer labs allows us to teach classes for PC and MAC users. Our friendly and knowledgeable Technology and Customer Support Specialists teach over one hundred and thirty classes a month.
  • Drive-up window on Wall Street allows patrons to return items while remaining in their cars.
  • Four meeting rooms available for use by non-profit organizations. Request a room online or call us at 407.835.7323. Reading areas and study rooms for small groups of six or less are located on each of the four public levels.
  • Tours of the Orlando Public Library are available by appointment, please call the Community Relations Office.
  • Regularly scheduled school-age and group programs every Tuesday and Thursday, every 30 minutes between 9:15 and 10:45:
    • Tiny Tales for Babies ages Birth to 18 months Friday and Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
    • Toddler Time for ages 18 to 36 months every Friday and Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
    • Family Storytime every Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
    • Storybook Fun for ages 3-5 on Fridays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
    • Cuentame un Cuento, bilingual story program, every 1st Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m.
  • Various programs and displays for adults and children are offered throughout the year by the Library, Friends of the Library, and Community Organizations.
 
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