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, Herndon Branch, Melrose Center, North Orange Branch, Southeast Branch, Southwest 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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3:15
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WhizKids: 3D Design for Printing Minecraft Characters (9-12) »

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Alafaya 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 Minecraft character using an easy-to-use modeling software. #tic #fabtic #whizkids

4:30
PM

WhizKids: littleBits: Robotics (9-12) »

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Melrose Center

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

3:00
PM

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

Thursday, March 24, 2016 at Chickasaw 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 #pcen

4:30
PM

WhizKids: littleBits: Space Exploration (9-12) »

Friday, March 25, 2016 at Melrose Center

Build electronic models that recreate space technology with these simple to use kits of electronic components. Learn how power, sensors and output devices can be combined to construct machines used in space exploration and research. (Ages 9-12) #tic #fabtic #whizkids

10:15
AM

WhizKids: 3D Design and Printing Level 1 »

Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Southeast Branch

Get a firsthand view of the MakerBot Replicator 2 3D printer in action as it builds an object layer by layer! Draw and design your very own three dimensional objects using an easy-to-use modeling software. Recommended Audience: Adult. #tic #fabtic #whizkids #pcen

11:45
AM

WhizKids: 3D Design and Printing Level 2 »

Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Southeast Branch

With easy-to-use 3D modeling software, design and create more complex objects using custom shape and object tools. Learn how to give your 3D objects a realistic look and texture. Recommended Audience: Adult. #tic #fabtic #whizkids #pcen

4:00
PM

Whiz Kids: Introduction to Electromagnets Using Snap Circuits (9-12) »

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Chickasaw Branch

Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of electromagnetism while you build electromagnets and experiment with metal objects. Explore the basic science of electromagnets and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about 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. #tic #fabtic #pcen

4:30
PM

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

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 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. 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

4:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Come and Interact with some of the latest tablets (9-12) »

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at North Orange Branch

Get your hands on the latest downloadable devices such as the Nook, iPad, Galaxy, Sony eReader and more! Explore how you can use them to download free music, videos and eBooks from our digital collection 24/7.

4:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Machines, Motion and Engineering Using K'NEX (9-12) »

Monday, April 18, 2016 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

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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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