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, Edgewater Branch, Melrose Center, North Orange Branch, South Creek Branch, Southeast 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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4:00
PM

Whiz Kids: Machines, Motion and Engineering Using K'NEX »

Wednesday, May 07, 2014 at Melrose Center

Use K'NEX construction system to 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. This class is taught in a collaborative learning environment. Participants may work in teams of 2-3 students. #tic #tween

4:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Easy Typing »

Wednesday, May 07, 2014 at North Orange Branch

Have fun playing games that can help you speed up your typing skills and learn how to position your hands on the keyboard like a pro!

4:45
PM

Whiz Kids: Hack-a-tronics: Basic Electronics Using Snap Circuits »

Wednesday, May 07, 2014 at Windermere Branch

Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such a flashing light, a radio alarm, a doorbell, and much, much more. Make learning electronics a snap! This class is taught in a collaborative learning environment. Participants may work in teams of 2-3 students. (Kids Ages 8-12)

4:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Edit a Movie Using iMovie for Kids (9-12) »

Thursday, May 08, 2014 at Alafaya Branch

Direct, produce and edit a movie starring you! Use the built-in camera and add cool transitions, effects and titles. This class is taught on the Apple Mac computer. #tween

10:30
AM

Whiz Kids: Google Earth »

Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Fly around the globe and view famous world landmarks using Google Earth. Also, go beyond the Earth with Google Sky! #whizkids #tweens

10:30
AM

Whiz Kids: Mix Music Using Audacity for Kids (9-12) »

Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Alafaya Branch

Create your very own music mix using Audacity. Learn how to use sound tools to edit and mix audio files. #tween

3:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Google Earth »

Saturday, May 10, 2014 at South Creek Branch

Fly around the globe and view famous world landmarks using Google Earth. Also, go beyond the Earth with Google Sky! #tween

3:00
PM

Whiz Kids: Create Basic Spreadsheets for Kids »

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Southwest Branch

Crunch numbers in Microsoft Excel and learn how to use the tools needed to create a basic spreadsheet.

3:30
PM

Whiz Kids: PHUN Sandbox »

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at South Creek Branch

Have fun with physics! Use the PHUN computer program to see how objects react in this physics simulator.

4:00
PM

Whiz Kids: Introduction to Solar Power Using Snap Circuits »

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Melrose Center

Use Snap Circuits to explore the power of the sun while you build solar powered alarms, radios, and experiment with light levels. Explore the basic science of solar power and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap. #tic

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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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