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, Southwest 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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3:30
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WhizKids: Create a 2D Video Game Level 1 (9-12) »

Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Southeast 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. #whizkids

5:15
PM

Whiz Kids: Introduction to Radio Electronics using Snap Circuits (9-12) »

Monday, February 23, 2015 at Herndon 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. 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. #tic #fabtic

3:30
PM

Basic Electronics Using Snap Circuits for Kids »

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Southeast Branch

Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such a flashing light, a radio alarm, a doorbell, and much, much more. Make learning electronics a snap! This class is taught in a collaborative learning environment. Participants may work in teams of 2-3 students. (Ages 8-12) #whizkids

3:30
PM

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

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Winter Garden 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

5:00
PM

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

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Melrose Center

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

11:30
AM

WhizKids: littleBits: Robotics (9-12) »

Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Melrose Center

Build simple robots that reacts to light, sound and movement with these simple to use kits of electronic components. Learn how power, sensors and output devices can be compared to the human senses and actions. #tic #fabtic #whizkids

3:30
PM

WhizKids: Tell a Story with Comic Strips (6-8) »

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 at Southeast Branch

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