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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TechKrew: Basic Soldering ($) »

Monday, November 24, 2014 at Melrose Center

Build a simple circuit with a soldering iron and components. Learn to safely use a soldering iron correctly to join components and wires. Ages 13 to 18. Cost: $10 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. #tic #fabtic #techkrew

6:45
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TechKrew: Improve Your Job Interview Skills »

Monday, November 24, 2014 at Washington Park Branch

Learn about the interview process and what you can do to better prepare yourself for the big day! You will also become familiar with popular websites that provide supporting information.

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TechKrew: Intro to Solar Power Using Snap Circuits »

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Melrose Center

Explore the power of the sun while you 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 electronics a snap.

10:30
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Melrose Kids Camp: Photo and Graphic Design »

Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions Saturdays starting November 15 and ending December 13. Sessions begin at 10:30am and end at 12:30pm. 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 #phototic

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Melrose Tween & Teen Camp: Photo and Graphic Design »

Saturday, November 29, 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 #phototic

5:00
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TechKrew: Intro to Circuitry Using Snap Circuits »

Monday, December 01, 2014 at Melrose Center

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: Intro to Electromagnets Using Snap Circuits »

Tuesday, December 02, 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 #techkrew

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TechKrew: Intro to Radio Electronics Using Snap Circuits »

Wednesday, December 03, 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.

5:00
PM

TechKrew: Intro to Solar Power Using Snap Circuits »

Thursday, December 04, 2014 at Melrose Center

Explore the power of the sun while you 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 electronics a snap.

10:30
AM

Melrose Kids Camp: Photo and Graphic Design »

Saturday, December 06, 2014 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2-hour camp-style sessions Saturdays starting November 15 and ending December 13. Sessions begin at 10:30am and end at 12:30pm. 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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