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 Chickasaw Branch, Herndon Branch, Hiawassee Branch, North Orange 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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5:30
PM

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

Monday, August 17, 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!

4:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Tell a Story with Comic Strips (6-8) »

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Put together cool comic drawings using Comic Life. Change layouts, add cartoons, and write a story to make your comic drawings come alive!

3:30
PM

WhizKids: littleBits: Robotics (9-12) »

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Chickasaw 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

4:30
PM

Whiz Kids Family Focus: Intro to Solar Power Using Snap Circuits (9-12) »

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at North Orange Branch

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. #campsavvy #SRPkids

4:45
PM

Whiz Kids: Machines, Motion and Engineering Using K'NEX (8-12) »

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at Windermere Branch

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. Fun for anyone ages 9 years and up. Registered children under 12 must be accompanied by a registered adult, guardian or older sibling in the workshop. All participants must register to attend. This class is taught in a collaborative learning environment. Participants may work in teams of 2-3 students. #tic #fabtic

5:30
PM

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

Monday, August 24, 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.

4:00
PM

WhizKids: 3D Design for Printing (9-12) »

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at Chickasaw Branch

Get a firsthand view of the Replicator 3D printer in action as it builds an object layer by layer! Draw and design your very own three dimensional solid objects using an easy-to-use modeling software. #tic #fabtic #whizkids #pcen

4:45
PM

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

Wednesday, August 26, 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!

5:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Create a Video using PowerPoint 2013 (10-12) »

Monday, August 31, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Learn how to use the video feature in PowerPoint 2013 which allows you to save your presentation as a video.

3:30
PM

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

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at Winter Garden 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

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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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