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, Edgewater Branch, Herndon Branch, Melrose Center, North Orange Branch, Southeast 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: Exploring Radio Electronics (9-12) »

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Windermere Branch

Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of radio electronics while you build AM transmitters, AM radios and FM radios. Explore the basic science and radio waves and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap. Registered children under 12 must be accompanied by a registered adult, guardian or older sibling in the workshop. Cost: $5 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 library to make payment. You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted. #fabtic #tic #whizkids

10:15
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WhizKids: Intro to Circuitry Using Snap Circuits (9-12) »

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Herndon Branch

Explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such a flashing light, a radio alarm, a doorbell and much more. Learn the basic science of electronics and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning electronics a snap! #tic #fabtic #whizkids

4:30
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Whiz Kids: Edit a Movie Using iMovie for Kids (9-12) »

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Direct, produce and edit a movie starring you! Use the built-in camera and add cool transitions, effects and titles. This class is taught on the Apple Mac computer. #whizkids #tween

10:30
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Whiz Kids: Create Comic Strips for Kids »

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Put together cool comic drawings using Comic Life. Change layouts, add cartoons, and write a story to make your comic drawings come alive! Ages 6 - 12. #tween

10:00
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WhizKids: Intro to Electromagnets Using Snap Circuits (9-12) »

Monday, December 22, 2014 at Melrose Center

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

10:30
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Whiz Kids: Create a 2D Video Game Level 1 »

Monday, December 22, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Ever dreamed of making your own video game? Now you can with The Games Factory 2. It provides everything you need to create cool computer games.

10:30
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Whiz Kids: Make 3D Animated Story »

Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Tell your stories and adventures on the screen! Set the scene with dozens of cool 3D backgrounds and add animated characters and objects, each with its own unique story to tell.

10:00
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WhizKids: Intro to Electromagnets Using Snap Circuits (9-12) »

Monday, December 29, 2014 at Melrose Center

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

10:30
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Whiz Kids: PHUN Sandbox »

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Have fun with physics! Use the PHUN computer program to see how objects react in this physics simulator.

10:30
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Whiz Kids: Photo Editing Using iPhoto for Kids (9-12) »

Saturday, January 03, 2015 at Edgewater Branch

Organize, edit and share your pictures with friends and family. Use cartoon transformations, image morphing and artistic painting tools. This class is taught on the Apple Mac computer. #whizkids

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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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