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, Herndon Branch, Hiawassee Branch, Melrose Center, North Orange 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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3:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Photoshop Basics »

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch

Create awesome photo mash-ups in Adobe Photoshop! Learn how to use basic tools, brushes, and the concepts of layers and background removal.

4:45
PM

Whiz Kids: Mix Music (6-12) »

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Learn how to record, edit, and save digital sound files. Make your own customized music.  This is free open source software.

4:30
PM

WhizKids: Intro to Electromagnets Using Snap Circuits (9-12) »

Thursday, May 07, 2015 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 #whizkids

11:00
AM

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

Saturday, May 09, 2015 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 #whizkids

5:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Create a Photo Collage using GIMP (8-12) »

Monday, May 11, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Learner will create a multi-layered and blended collage. Learner will import and place images. Learner will apply a blending technique that uses masks, layer modes and opacity adjustments.

4:30
PM

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

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 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 #whizkids

3:00
PM

WhizKids: Basic Electronics Using Snap Circuits (9-12) »

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at West Oaks 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 #whizkids

4:45
PM

Whiz Kids: Intro to Circuitry Using Snap Circuits (6-12) »

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Windermere 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!

4:30
PM

WhizKids: Intro to Solar Power Using Snap Circuits (9-12) »

Thursday, May 14, 2015 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. #tic #fabtic #whizkids

2:30
PM

WhizKids: littleBits: Engineering and Design (9-12) »

Friday, May 15, 2015 at Hiawassee Branch

Build electronic models that solve real world problems with these simple to use kits of electronic components. Learn how power, sensors and output devices can be combined to construct machines that react to their surroundings. (Ages 9-12) #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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