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Come join the coolest new tech club!

Join Whiz Kids, the tech club that creates comics, animates images, mixes music, makes movies, and much more. Ages 6-12.

See what we are doing this week and register by selecting a listing below, or by calling 407.835.7323.

Now at Alafaya Branch, Chickasaw Branch, Edgewater Branch, Melrose Center, North Orange Branch, Orlando Public Library, Southeast Branch, Southwest Branch, Washington Park Branch, West Oaks Branch, Windermere Branch, and Winter Garden Branch.

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Technology classes are free to Library District Resident card holders, Fee card holders, and Orange County Property Owner card holders. Others may attend by paying a $10 fee at time of registration prior to class time. Please register with the child’s library card. A responsible adult or caregiver must accompany children 10 years of age or younger and must stay in close proximity while the child is participating in Whiz Kids.

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WhizKids: Easy Typing (6-8) »

Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Southeast Branch

Have fun playing games that can help you speed up your typing skills and learn how to position your hands on the keyboard like a pro! #afterschool #tic #fabtic #whizkids #pcen

5:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Machines, Motion and Engineering Using K'NEX (ages 9-12) »

Monday, May 02, 2016 at Windermere Branch

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. Fun for anyone ages 9 years and up. Registered children under 12 must be accompanied by a registered adult, guardian or older sibling in the workshop. All participants must register to attend. This class is taught in a collaborative learning environment. Participants may work in teams of 2-3 students. #tic #fabtic

4:30
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Whiz Kids: Basic Electronics Using Snap Circuits (ages 9-12) »

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 at Windermere Branch

Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such as a flashing light, an alarm, a doorbell and more. Make learning electronics a snap. Fun for anyone ages 8 years and up. Registered children under 12 must be accompanied by a registered adult, guardian or older sibling in the workshop. This class is taught in a collaborative learning environment. Participants may work in teams of 2-3 students. #tic #fabtic

3:30
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WhizKids: Create Effective Presentations (9-12) »

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at Southeast Branch

Create a dynamic slideshow presentation with animations and cool images for a school project using Microsoft PowerPoint. #tic #fabtic #whizkids #pcen

3:30
PM

WhizKids: Intro to Electromagnets Using Snap Circuits (9-12) »

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at Edgewater Branch

Explore the basics of electromagnetism while you build electromagnets and experiment with metal objects. Learn the basic science of electromagnets and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap. #tic #fabtic #whizkids

4:00
PM

Whiz Kids: Basic Coding (6-8) »

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at Chickasaw Branch

Come on a coding adventure! Join the Foos to solve problems using visual code. Walk, jump and build your way to the finish. #WhizKids #pcen

4:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Simple Computer Programming Level 1 (9-12) »

Wednesday, May 04, 2016 at North Orange Branch

There's only one thing cooler than using a computer program and that is creating one. Explore the world of computer programming in a friendly development environment that is easy to master. #whizkids

4:30
PM

WhizKids: littleBits: Engineering and Design (9-12) »

Thursday, May 05, 2016 at Alafaya Branch

Build electronic models that solve real world problems with these simple to use kits of electronic components. Learn how power, sensors and output devices can be combined to construct machines that react to their surroundings. (Ages 9-12) #tic #fabtic #whizkids

10:30
AM

Whizkids: Machines, Motion and Engineering Using K'NEX (9-12) »

Saturday, May 07, 2016 at Melrose Center

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. #fabtic #whizkids #kids

5:30
PM

WhizKids: Tech Hangout (9-12) »

Monday, May 09, 2016 at Windermere Branch

Would you like to further explore a topic or idea covered in one of our classes? Come hangout with other kids and dig a little deeper. #afterschool #whizkids #afterschool #codetic

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A $5 late cancellation fee will be charged unless reservations are cancelled by 11:59 pm the day before the class is scheduled. For more information visit www.ocls.info/cancelfee or call 407.835.7323.

Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any class or program due to a disability may arrange for accommodations by contacting the location at which the event is held at least seven days prior to the event.

 
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