Through a generous gift from the Kendrick B. Melrose Family Foundation, the Library developed the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation and Creativity. The Melrose Center is a 26,000-square-foot digital technology center located on the second floor of the Orlando Public Library. In addition to technology-related classes, it offers audio, video and photography studios along with simulators (flight, driving, construction), a fab lab with 3D printers and a large interactive media wall. There are also other services such as access to a conference room, printing and a wireless multi-display presentation gateway that presents wirelessly using laptops and mobile devices.
Prior to booking the Flight Simulator, users must participate in this assessment to show proficiency in using the simulator equipment and controls.
To register for this assessment, cardholders must be 18 years old or older. Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult (18+ years of age).
ASSESSMENT REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT: Must attend the Melrose Center's General Orientation.
Tour the Video Studio. Learn the Video Studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Individual video assessments are available after the orientation. This is a prerequisite class to gain access to the Melrose Center Video Studio. To register call 407-835-7323.
This class will introduce the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops. This is a prerequisite class for entry to the Melrose Center Photo Studio.
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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.
This class will introduce the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera setting and the use and care of camera lenses. This is a prerequisite class for entry to the Melrose Center Photo Studio.
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera. This is a prerequisite class for entry to the Melrose Center Video Studio.
Tour the new Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation, and Creativity. This unique 26,000 square foot center includes individual and collaborative work spaces, an audio production studio, a photography studio, a video production studio, fab lab, and simulation lab.
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