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

With courses ranging from Digital Arts to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), the Melrose Camps give students a chance to explore and learn in a fun and exciting environment with hands-on activities in the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a library card in good standing. Payment must be received to secure a seat, and 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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Melrose Tween & Teen Camp: Photo and Graphic Design »

Saturday, November 01, 2014 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions 2pm-4pm each Saturday in November. 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! Join other teens to design and create your very own comic book. Along the way you'll learn about storyboarding, photo studio equipment, photo editing, typography, pen tablets, button making, and so much more! Day 1: Intro to Cameras and Storyboarding: Design and create a storyboard to begin crafting scenes for your comic book. Learn about DSLR cameras and lenses. Day 2: Photo Shoot and Editing: Work as a team to create photo studio images. Learn how to work with photo studio equipment and lighting set ups. Use Adobe Photoshop to enhance your images and apply effects and filters. Day 3: Design and Typography Using Adobe Illustrator: Design a logo, action words, and speech bubbles for your comic book using Adobe Illustrator. Create a custom pin-backed badge using one of your designs! Day 4: Digital Graphics Using Pen Tablets: Use a Wacom Pen Tablet to design a cover for your comic book. Composite images and drawings using Adobe Photoshop. Day 5: Desktop Publishing Using Adobe InDesign: Design the layout of each page in your comic book in Adobe InDesign. Adjust page setup options to prepare it for printing. Print and assemble your comic book. 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

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Intro to Circuitry Using Snap Circuits for Family »

Sunday, November 02, 2014 at West Oaks 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 #techkrew

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TechKrew: Design Graphics Using Photoshop »

Thursday, November 06, 2014 at South Creek Branch

Use the advanced manipulation and blending features of this professional-grade software to design and edit graphics and images.

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Melrose Tween & Teen Camp: Photo and Graphic Design »

Saturday, November 08, 2014 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions 2pm-4pm each Saturday in November. 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! Join other teens to design and create your very own comic book. Along the way you'll learn about storyboarding, photo studio equipment, photo editing, typography, pen tablets, button making, and so much more! Day 1: Intro to Cameras and Storyboarding: Design and create a storyboard to begin crafting scenes for your comic book. Learn about DSLR cameras and lenses. Day 2: Photo Shoot and Editing: Work as a team to create photo studio images. Learn how to work with photo studio equipment and lighting set ups. Use Adobe Photoshop to enhance your images and apply effects and filters. Day 3: Design and Typography Using Adobe Illustrator: Design a logo, action words, and speech bubbles for your comic book using Adobe Illustrator. Create a custom pin-backed badge using one of your designs! Day 4: Digital Graphics Using Pen Tablets: Use a Wacom Pen Tablet to design a cover for your comic book. Composite images and drawings using Adobe Photoshop. Day 5: Desktop Publishing Using Adobe InDesign: Design the layout of each page in your comic book in Adobe InDesign. Adjust page setup options to prepare it for printing. Print and assemble your comic book. 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

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TechKrew: Edit a Movie »

Thursday, November 13, 2014 at South Creek Branch

Use filmmaking techniques to create and direct your own movie. Add transitions, effects and movie titles to put the finishing touches on your work.

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TechKrew: Resume Writing for Teens »

Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Washington Park Branch

Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word 2010 and Resume Creator resources.

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Create a 3D Video Game (Part 2 of 2) »

Friday, November 14, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Learn how to develop a game prototype in this two-part game design workshop. Create your own first-person style video game using the Unity 3D Game Development Tool. Recommended Audience: Adult #techkrew #SRPteens

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Melrose Tween & Teen Camp: Photo and Graphic Design »

Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions 2pm-4pm each Saturday in November. 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! Join other teens to design and create your very own comic book. Along the way you'll learn about storyboarding, photo studio equipment, photo editing, typography, pen tablets, button making, and so much more! Day 1: Intro to Cameras and Storyboarding: Design and create a storyboard to begin crafting scenes for your comic book. Learn about DSLR cameras and lenses. Day 2: Photo Shoot and Editing: Work as a team to create photo studio images. Learn how to work with photo studio equipment and lighting set ups. Use Adobe Photoshop to enhance your images and apply effects and filters. Day 3: Design and Typography Using Adobe Illustrator: Design a logo, action words, and speech bubbles for your comic book using Adobe Illustrator. Create a custom pin-backed badge using one of your designs! Day 4: Digital Graphics Using Pen Tablets: Use a Wacom Pen Tablet to design a cover for your comic book. Composite images and drawings using Adobe Photoshop. Day 5: Desktop Publishing Using Adobe InDesign: Design the layout of each page in your comic book in Adobe InDesign. Adjust page setup options to prepare it for printing. Print and assemble your comic book. 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

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TechKrew: Intro to Radio Electronics Using Snap Circuits »

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at Melrose Center

Explore the basics of radio electronics while you build AM transmitters, AM radios and FM radios. Learn the basic science of radio waves and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap. #tic #fabtic

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TechKrew: Record and Mix Music »

Thursday, November 20, 2014 at South Creek Branch

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

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