Come join the coolest new tech club!

Join Whiz Kids, the tech club that creates comics, animates images, mixes music, makes movies, and much more. Ages 6-12.

See what we are doing this week and register by selecting a listing below, or by calling 407.835.7323.

Now at Alafaya Branch, Chickasaw Branch, Edgewater Branch, North Orange Branch, South Creek Branch, Southwest Branch, Washington Park Branch, West Oaks Branch, Windermere Branch, and Winter Garden Branch.

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Technology classes are free to Library District Resident card holders, Fee card holders, and Orange County Property Owner card holders. Others may attend by paying a $10 fee at time of registration prior to class time. Please register with the child’s library card. A responsible adult or caregiver must accompany children 10 years of age or younger and must stay in close proximity while the child is participating in Whiz Kids.

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WhizKids: Simple Computer Programming Level 1 (9-12) »

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 at Southwest Branch

There's only one thing cooler than using a computer program and that is creating one. Explore the world of computer programming in a friendly development environment that is easy to master. #whizkids #afterschool #codetic

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Whiz Kids: Create LED Greeting Cards ($) »

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch

Create a personalized greeting card 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. Ages 8-18. Cost: $5 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. #whizkids

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Whiz Kids: Lego Building Projects (6 -12) »

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Lego, consists of colourful interlocking plastic bricks and an accompanying array of gears, minifigures and various other parts. Lego bricks can be assembled and connected in many ways, to construct such objects as vehicles, buildings, and even working robots. Anything constructed can then be taken apart again, and the pieces used to make other objects. Come and explore!

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Whiz Kids: Create a 2D Video Game Level 1 (9-12) »

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Ever dreamed of making your own video game? Now you can with The Games Factory 2, it provides everything you need to create cool computer games.

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Whiz Kids: Squishy Circuits ($) »

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch

Create circuits and explore electronics using conductive dough. Make your Squishy sculpture come to life with lights! Learn to make the dough from safe non-toxic household items. Ages 8-18. $5 materials fee applies. #WhizKids

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Whiz Kids: Simple Computer Programming for Kids level 1 (8-12) »

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at Windermere Branch

There's only one thing cooler than using a computer program and that is creating one. Explore the world of computer programming in a friendly development environment that is easy to master.

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Whiz Kids: Basic Electronics Using Snap Circuits »

Friday, September 11, 2015 at Edgewater Branch

Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such as a flashing light, an alarm, a doorbell and more. Make learning electronics a snap. Fun for anyone ages 8 years and up. Registered children under 12 must be accompanied by a registered adult, guardian or older sibling in the workshop. This class is taught in a collaborative learning environment. Participants may work in teams of 2-3 students. #tic #fabtic

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Whiz Kids: Intro to Radio Electronics Using Snap Circuits (9-12) »

Monday, September 14, 2015 at Windermere Branch

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.

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Whiz Kids: Simple Coding for Kids (7-12) »

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Learning to code is fun and easy with SmallBasic.

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WhizKids: littleBits: Robotics (9-12) »

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at Southwest Branch

Build simple robots that reacts to light, sound and movement with these simple to use kits of electronic components. Learn how power, sensors and output devices can be compared to the human senses and actions. #tic #fabtic #whizkids

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A $5 late cancellation fee will be charged unless reservations are cancelled by 11:59 pm the day before the class is scheduled. For more information visit www.ocls.info/cancelfee or call 407.835.7323.

Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any class or program due to a disability may arrange for accommodations by contacting the location at which the event is held at least seven days prior to the event.

 
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