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101 E. Central Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32801


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The Orlando Public Library is on Central Blvd between Rosalind and Magnolia and is served by the downtown Lymmo service as well as routes # 3,6,7,11,13 and 51.
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About the Branch

The Orlando Public Library is the headquarters and resource center for the Orange County Library System. The Library has been located at this site since its beginnings as the Albertson Public Library in 1923. Public Reference Departments in the Orlando Public Library include Children's, Library Central, and Reference Central. The Children's Library offers spacious areas, special programs, computers and story rooms for our youngest readers and readers to be. The Technology and Education Center is located on the second floor and includes the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation and Creativity. The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community. The genealogy collection is one of the best in the Southeast and is a great place to begin research into family history.

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CAREERSOURCE On-Site Job Search Assistance

Monday, February 08, 2016 at Orlando Public Library

The CAREERSOURCE OF CENTRAL FLORIDA is coming to the Orlando Public Library on the second Monday of every month from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Career Source staff will be onsite to help support individuals needing assistance and identifying challenges during the job search process. This will be a great opportunity for job seekers.

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QuickBooks Pro 2015 Level 1

Monday, February 08, 2016 at Orlando Public Library Registration Required

Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business or personal finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet. Recommended Audience: Adult #officetraining

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Access Assessment: Audio Studio Live Room

Monday, February 08, 2016 at Melrose Center Registration Required

Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment. The assessment will cover basic studio workflows, including: setting up microphones, signal routing, recording and playback. Assessment Registration Requirement: To register for this assessment, cardholder must have Live Room Booking Privileges 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). Required Skills: Introductory knowledge of live mixers, signal flow and effects processing. Experience with microphones, speakers, and signal routing. Recommended Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Sound for Audio Engineering, Microphone Theory Levels 1 and 2, Live Mixer Fundamentals Levels 1 and 2 You must be present at the scheduled start time to be admitted. Recommended Audience: Adult. #audiotic #tic

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Melrose Reservation: Photo Studio (2 hrs)

Monday, February 08, 2016 at Melrose Center Registration Required

Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit You must be present for the duration of the session and ensure that all users follow the Terms of Use ( and Library Rules of Conduct ( RESERVING TIME IN THE CENTER A Cardholder can make a reservation in-person at the Center or call 407-835-7323. If a Cardholder is 15 minutes or more late to their Studio reservation time, access to the Studio will not be granted, and a $25 Late Cancellation/No Show fee will be assessed to the Cardholder's account. Any reservation must be cancelled not later than 11:59 pm three days prior to the reservation time in order to avoid the Late Cancellation fee. For instance, if a reservation was made for anytime on Friday, the cancellation must be made no later than 11:59 pm on the prior Tuesday. These same cancellation rules apply for weekend days as the Center is open 7 days. Setup, breakdown, saving of work, and clean-up times are built into, are part of, and will not extend the reservation time. The studio must be restored back to its original condition by the Cardholder before the end of the reservation time. There is no grace period. Failure to check out by the end of the reservation time will result in a $25 fee. Members and guest accessing studios, editing bays and sound booths are required to sign the Melrose Center Terms of Use. Guest accessing these spaces are also required to present state issued identification card. Please call 407.835.7381 or email if you have any questions or concerns. #tic #phototic

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CANCELLED: Adobe Premiere Level 3

Monday, February 08, 2016 at Melrose Center

Add excitement and life to your movie. Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece. Techniques include using position keyframes for digital camera moves, Green Screen Keying using Ultra Key, and additional effects to create a dynamic video presentation. #tic #adobe #videotic

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Services and Programs

  • The library collection includes books, audio books, informational and entertainment videos and DVDs, recorded music, world language materials, a Young Adult collection, an Adult Literacy Collection, Florida Collection, Disney archive as well as magazines for leisure reading and research plus microfilm.
  • Public computers offering Internet access, and online reference resources including the Library catalog are located throughout the building.
  • Three computer labs allows us to teach classes for PC and MAC users. Our friendly and knowledgeable Technology and Customer Support Specialists teach over one hundred and thirty classes a month.
  • Drive-up window on Wall Street allows patrons to return items while remaining in their cars.
  • Four meeting rooms available for use by non-profit organizations. Request a room online or call us at 407.835.7323. Reading areas and study rooms for small groups of six or less are located on each of the four public levels.
  • Tours of the Orlando Public Library are available by appointment, please call the Community Relations Office.
  • Regularly scheduled school-age and group programs every Tuesday and Thursday, every 30 minutes between 9:15 and 10:45:
    • Tiny Tales for Babies ages Birth to 18 months Friday and Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
    • Toddler Time for ages 18 to 36 months every Friday and Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
    • Family Storytime every Saturday at 11:00 a.m.
    • Storybook Fun for ages 3-5 on Fridays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
    • Cuentame un Cuento, bilingual story program, every 1st Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m.
  • Various programs and displays for adults and children are offered throughout the year by the Library, Friends of the Library, and Community Organizations.
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