TechKrew 2012

TechKrew Classes

Are you techie or do you wanna be? Join the Krew in a fun environment where you can unleash your creative genius. Build your own apps and video games, mix music, design graphics, record, edit and add special effects to movies, build 3D models, explore electronics and much more! For more teen activities be sure to visit Informed Teens.

Melrose Camps

The Orlando Public Library is featuring week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, for kids and teens! Get hands-on in filming, audio production, graphic design and photography. Join in the fun at the Fab Lab with fun and exciting projecting in combining science and technology. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today!

Most classes are free to Orange County district resident cardholders, Fee cardholders, and Orange County Property Owner cardholders. Some classes include a fee to cover the cost of used materials. Users who reside outside the Library's service area may attend by paying a non-refundable fee at time of registration prior to class time. Please check event details for applicable fees. Where they apply, registration fees must be paid prior to class time. To pay for your class please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person. A $5 late cancellation fee will be assessed if cancellation is not made the day prior. Registration is required.

For more details call 407.835.7323 or visit our online calendar to see class offerings, descriptions, locations, dates and times. Please note that the minimum required age varies by class.

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5:15
PM

TechKrew: Record and Mix Music »

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Washington Park Branch

Edit and mix audio files like a pro using open source sound tools. Save and export your music as WAV or MP3 files. #techkrew #SRPteens

5:30
PM

TeckKrew: Create a 3D Video Game for Teens Part 1 (13-18) »

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Herndon Branch

Create a first-person style video game using the Unity Game Development software. Integrate 3D content, like assets, into scenes and environments; add lighting, audio, special effects, physics and animation. #techkrew #SRPteens

6:45
PM

TechKrew: Intro to Solar Power Using Snap Circuits »

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Washington Park Branch

Build solar powered alarms, radios, and experiment with light levels. Learn the basic science of solar power and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about solar power a snap. #techkrew #SRPteens #tween

2:30
PM

TechKrew: Build a Website for Teens »

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Create your own website with WordPress. Customize your site to get the look you want by using WordPress' wide selection of free design options. #techkrew #SRPteens

5:30
PM

TeckKrew: Create a 3D Video Game for Teens Part 2 (13-18) »

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Herndon Branch

Create a first-person style video game using the Unity Game Development software. Integrate 3D content, like assets, into scenes and environments; add lighting, audio, special effects, physics and animation. #techkrew #SRPteens

10:30
AM

TechKrew: Introduction to Electronics Prototyping using the Arduino »

Friday, August 01, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Use the Arduino to control custom circuits you construct. Learn the steps to make LEDs blink and a speaker play music. Experience the potential of this inexpensive and accessible tool. #techkrew #SRPteens

1:45
PM

TechKrew: Technology Petting Zoo »

Monday, August 04, 2014 at Washington Park Branch

Get your hands on the latest downloadable devices such as the Nook, iPad, Galaxy, Sony eReader and more! Explore how you can use them to download free music, videos and eBooks from our digital collection 24/7. #dmc Recommended Audience: Everyone #campsavvy #SRPkids #familyfocus

2:00
PM

Melrose Tween & Teen Camp: Young Makers »

Monday, August 04, 2014 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! Go from idea to invention with hands-on training in electronics, basic engineering and robotics. Day 1: 3D Printing: Create a Race Car: With easy-to-use 3D modeling 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: Exploring Circuitry: Create a personalized model house with a flashing LED! Use electronic components and conductive paint to construct a simple circuit. Learn basic electronics concepts like polarity, switches, conductivity and LEDs. Day 3: Introduction to Electronic Engineering: Build a working circuit using common electronic components and a power source. Learn to identify and calculate properties of resistors and capacitors while using a multimeter on your completed circuit. Day 4: Protoyping with Arduino: Use the Arduino to control custom circuits you construct. Learn the steps to make LEDs blink and a speaker to play music. Experience the potential of this inexpensive and accessible tool. Day 5: Soldering Basics: Decision Kit: Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires. Day 6: Showcase: Get creative with decorating your race car. Race your cars to the finish line to find out which design is the fastest! You will have a chance to present your race car and projects to your family, friends, and others who will attend the camp's Showcase event. 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 branch to make a payment. Cost for out-of-county teens: $75 for each camp (includes classes and materials) #techkrew #SRPteens #tween

2:00
PM

Melrose Tween & Teen Camp: Young Makers »

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a Library card in good standing. Seats are limited, so register today! Go from idea to invention with hands-on training in electronics, basic engineering and robotics. Day 1: 3D Printing: Create a Race Car: With easy-to-use 3D modeling 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: Exploring Circuitry: Create a personalized model house with a flashing LED! Use electronic components and conductive paint to construct a simple circuit. Learn basic electronics concepts like polarity, switches, conductivity and LEDs. Day 3: Introduction to Electronic Engineering: Build a working circuit using common electronic components and a power source. Learn to identify and calculate properties of resistors and capacitors while using a multimeter on your completed circuit. Day 4: Protoyping with Arduino: Use the Arduino to control custom circuits you construct. Learn the steps to make LEDs blink and a speaker to play music. Experience the potential of this inexpensive and accessible tool. Day 5: Soldering Basics: Decision Kit: Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires. Day 6: Showcase: Get creative with decorating your race car. Race your cars to the finish line to find out which design is the fastest! You will have a chance to present your race car and projects to your family, friends, and others who will attend the camp's Showcase event. 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 branch to make a payment. Cost for out-of-county teens: $75 for each camp (includes classes and materials) #techkrew #SRPteens #tween

4:30
PM

Tech Krew: Create a 2D Video Game Level 1 for Teens »

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at Alafaya Branch

Make a computer game using The Games Factory 2 with no programming knowledge. Learn the basics of game development at a beginner's level. #techkrew #SRPteens

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