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Tween Programs

Do you find yourself too old for kidsí stuff and too young for teens? Bridge the gap with these exciting programs and classes perfect for ages 11 and 12!

Tween Programs


Camp Savvy: Machines, Motion and Engineering Using K'NEX (9-12)

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Eatonville Branch

Build machines such as transmissions, drag racers, cranes, rocket launchers, and more. Make learning about simple machines, motion and engineering fun with hands-on building. #campsav...


SRP: The Magic of Glen Foster

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at West Oaks Branch

Take a magical journey with award-winning comedy magician Glen Foster. Ages 6-12. Seating is limited. Registration with Orange County Library System regular, property owner, or fee card...


SRP: Mr. Tim the Comedy Magician

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at South Creek Branch

Mr. Tim is a bumbling magician whose magic never seems to go as planned. Can you help him make the day magical? Ages 6-12. Seating is limited. Registration with Orange County Library Sy...


SRP: Talako Indian Dancers

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Enjoy a performance by this award-winning, non-profit performing youth organization, and learn about Florida's Native American history. Ages 6-12. Registration with Orange County Librar...


SRP: Fairy Tale STEM

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

This multi-part series will feature classic fairy tales with a twist. Help your favorite characters solve their problem through science, technology, engineering and math activities. Sea...


SRP: Famous Scientists in the Making - Part 3

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Hiawassee Branch

Become a famous scientist for a day during this 4-part series by conducting groundbreaking experiments! Part 1 - Leonardo da Vinci's Parachute; Part 2 - Dionysius of Syracuse's Catapult...


Video Production for Tweens and Teens (11-17) ($)

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Melrose Center

The Melrose Center will feature week-long, 2 to 3-hour camp-style sessions Monday through Friday. A materials fee of $25 applies for each camp. Registration is required with a Library ...


TechKrew: Intro to Radio Electronics Using Snap Circuits for Teens

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Melrose Center

Explore the basics of radio electronics while you build AM transmitters like AM and FM radios. Learn the basic science of radio waves and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learni...


SRP: Wii Love Gaming

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Alafaya Branch

If you love gaming like we love gaming, come get your game on at the library! Join us for action-packed fun with the Nintendo Wii and more! Ages 6-12. Seating is limited. Registration w...


SRP: Lip Balm Fab Lab

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Use the scientific method and get hands-on to investigate beauty product ingredients and learn how they are made. Each participant will have the opportunity to create their own natural ...

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