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 a studio, we ask that users participate in a studio-specific orientation and successfully complete a brief assessment.
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 Video Studio Access Orientation.
Tour the Photography Studio. Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Individual photography assessments are available after the orientation. Prior to booking the photo studio, users must participate in an assessment to show proficiency in using the photo studio equipment. This is a prerequisite class to gain access to the Melrose Center Photography Studio. To register call 407-835-7323.
ASSESSMENT REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT: To register for this orientation and assessment, cardholders must attend the General Orientation for the Melrose Center 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).
Recommended Audience: Adult #tic
Go from idea to invention with hands-on training in 3D design, electronics, basic engineering and robotics.
Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. A materials fee of $25 applies per student. Payment must be received to secure seat, and seats are limited, so register today! Age requirements: 9-12.
Day 1, October 20: 3D Printing: Create a Race Car: With easy-to-use 3D modelling software, design and create a model race car using custom shape and object tools. Learn how to give your 3D objects a realistic look and texture.
Day 2, October 21: Squishy Circuits: Create circuits and explore electronics using conductive dough. Make your Squishy Animal come to life with lights! Learn to make the dough from safe non-toxic household items.
Day 3, October 22: 3D Design and JitterBots: Use 3D design software and a 3D printer to customize a simple robot. Build a complete JitterBot with motors, batteries and LED lights.
Day 4, October 23: Soldering Basics: Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires.
Day 5, October 24: Create a Custom Glider with the Silhouette Cutter: Create a customized glider using the Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine. Learn the basics of the Silhouette Studio graphic design software including adding shapes, designs and text.
Set the midground, foreground and background images for a television production. Learn advance ATEM technique, communicate with talents via clear-com headsets, and operate light remotely.
This 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.
Create complex and attractive designs using shapes, painting and text with special effects. Build your new business logo, advertisements, marketing flyers and other illustrations with ease using the customizable tools. You will learn to draw and manipulate brushes, custom shapes, filters, and text in unique ways. Recommended Audience: Adult #tic #adobe
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 Melrose Center's Simulation Lab; immerse yourself in a world of virtual flight, but hurry as space is limited.
Use Adobe Audition to edit audio for film and video. Learn techniques used in audio post production, including setting up sessions, importing audio and video assets, and editing and mixing assets. Recommended Audience: Adult
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