Summer Reading Program 2021

This year’s Summer Reading Program has come to a close, but we enjoyed all of the fun-filled adventures we experienced together.
 
Here are some highlights:

  • Readers ages 0-17 checked out 120,000 books!
  • Families participated in almost 900 virtual programs for children and teens.
  • There were 887 readers, ages 0-17, who completed the 600 Minute Reading Challenge.
  • Youth ages 0-17 read a combined total of 987,630 minutes!

 
Thank you for participating in the Summer Reading Program. We’re looking forward to what next year will bring.
 
For now, please check out Beanstack for more fun reading challenges and activities.

 

Upcoming Events

Registration Required
Monday
November
30
3:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Meet up each week through Zoom to interact with other Haitian Creole speakers and learn from each other.
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Monday
November
30
3:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Registration Required
Monday
November
30
3:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.
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Monday
November
30
3:30​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Learn camera lens definitions and properties like Field of View, Aperture, and Range of Focus. This class is taught by Melrose Center Video Instructors.
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Monday
November
30
4:00​pm
Event Category: Audio Production
Edit and mix audio files like a pro using open source sound tools. Save and export your music as WAV or MP3 files.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Monday
November
30
4:15​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Registration Required
Monday
November
30
4:30​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Enjoy making crafts that include a seasonal twist. Recommended for Kids and Tweens.
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Monday
November
30
5:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led virtual program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
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Monday
November
30
7:00​pm
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Learn how to find hours in your week to write with strategies that will help you streamline your schedule to get more done from author Kerry Evelyn.
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Monday
November
30
7:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn different English idioms and phrases that are used to communicate on a daily basis.
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Tuesday
December
1
10:00​am
Event Category: Live Online Class
Impress that special someone in your life by wrapping their gift in a handmade gift bag! These gift bags can be made for any occasion. They are fast and easy to make and each one is unique.
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Tuesday
December
1
10:00​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Aprenda las características básicas de QuickBooks que le ayudaran a comenzar a organizar las finanzas de su negocio o sus finanzas personales.
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Tuesday
December
1
10:00​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn graphic concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the basic tools required to edit and retouch digital images. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
December
1
10:00​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Science & Math
Brrr! It’s cold out there! Warm up with stories, math, science activities, and a craft featuring some icy friends. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Tuesday
December
1
10:00​am
Event Category: Education & Learning
Dino time is near; lets give a roaring cheer! We are off on a dinosaur adventure. Recommended for toddlers 18-36 months.
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Tuesday
December
1
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
December
1
10:30​am
Basic Spanish. Come and learn basic Spanish vocabulary.
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Tuesday
December
1
10:30​am
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
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Tuesday
December
1
10:30​am
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn, vocabulary, grammar and beginning reading comprehension skills. Please register!
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Tuesday
December
1
11:00​am
Event Category: Video Production
Stream live video on YouTube or Facebook with Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). This class is taught by Melrose Center Video Instructors.
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Tuesday
December
1
11:00​am
Event Category: Audio Production
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that pros use. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Tuesday
December
1
11:45​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Aprenda a crear una compañía nueva, explorar el Centro de Vendedores, Centro de Clientes y añadir Artículos al sistema.
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Tuesday
December
1
11:45​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to use selection tools and layers. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
December
1
11:45​am
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.
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Tuesday
December
1
12:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us for a virtual meeting using ZOOM where we will review different grammar points in English and basic sentence writing.
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Tuesday
December
1
12:30​pm
Event Category: Live Online Class
Make some easy holiday tree napkins for a gift or for your own table this holiday season. Learn to make half circle napkins that sew up quickly. Everyone at your dinner table will want a set.
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Tuesday
December
1
1:00​pm
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
Learn the basics of genetic genealogy and how DNA testing can supplement your traditional genealogical research. Explore the different types of tests that are available.
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rescheduled Registration Required
Tuesday
December
1
1:00​pm
Event Categories: Graphic Design; Arts & Crafting
Learn digital painting concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the basic tools and workflow of the free software known as Krita. Recommended Audience: Teens & Adult
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Tuesday
December
1
1:15​pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately.
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Tuesday
December
1
1:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn common phrases, vocabulary, and interactions in workplace.
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Tuesday
December
1
1:30​pm
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.
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Tuesday
December
1
1:45​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to use layer styles, custom shapes, text tool, gradient tool, save and print. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
December
1
2:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Tuesday
December
1
2:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Develop your Spanish skills with us! In this Spanish introduction class you will learn basic vocabulary, numbers, colors and much more. Recommended for homeschoolers ages 6 - 17.
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Tuesday
December
1
2:30​pm
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
Learn more >
Tuesday
December
1
3:00​pm
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
During this 4-class program, students will meet via Zoom to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview. 12/1 Class 1 12/2 Class 2 12/8 Class 3 12/9 Class 4
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Tuesday
December
1
3:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Tuesday
December
1
3:30​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
December
1
4:00​pm
Basic Spanish- Come and learn the basic sounds of Spanish with Ms. Brenda.
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Tuesday
December
1
4:00​pm
Event Category: Web Design
Create a website with WordPress. Customize the appearance and layout of your site to get the look you want by using a wide selection of free design options.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
December
1
4:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
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Tuesday
December
1
5:00​pm
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led virtual program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Learn more >
Tuesday
December
1
5:30​pm
Event Categories: Graphic Design; Arts & Crafting
Learn digital painting concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the basic tools and workflow of the free software known as Krita. Recommended Audience: Teens & Adult
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Tuesday
December
1
6:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Vocabulary Workshop for Beginners is a free Workshop for individuals who speak little to no Spanish.
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Tuesday
December
1
6:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
December
1
6:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
Learn more >
Registration Required
Tuesday
December
1
6:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult
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cancelled Registration Required
Tuesday
December
1
6:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
Learn more >
Registration Required
Tuesday
December
1
7:00​pm
Please watch The Professor and the Madman on Hoopla and join host, Zachary and special guest UCF Medievalist professor Stephen Hopkins, to discuss the Oxford English Dictionary and its creation.
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rescheduled Registration Required
Tuesday
December
1
7:00​pm
Please watch the film "The Wolfpack" (Available on Hoopla) then join us for a short lecture and discussion based on the film.
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Wednesday
December
2
10:00​am
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Keep warm and stylish with a textured shawl. Learn seven new stitch patterns as you crochet a shawl with shifting textures and a scalloped edge.
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Wednesday
December
2
10:00​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Aprenda como registrar diferentes transacciones de su negocio tales como las cuentas por pagar y las cuentas por cobrar.
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cancelled Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
10:00​am
Event Category: Video Production
Be your best in front and behind the camera. You’re invited to join a conversation with a video professional to discuss your video questions, both technical and creative.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
10:00​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Arts & Crafting
It’s time to get our heads in the clouds. Investigate all about these puffy, white objects in the sky with stories and a craft. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
10:00​am
Event Category: Web Design
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it.
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Wednesday
December
2
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
Learn more >
Wednesday
December
2
10:30​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Have a great time connecting with our community on ZOOM while working on your fiber art. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome. Recommended for Adults 18+
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Wednesday
December
2
10:30​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
December
2
10:30​am
Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
10:30​am
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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cancelled Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
11:00​am
Event Category: Video Production
Be your best in front and behind the camera. You’re invited to join a conversation with a video professional to discuss your video questions, both technical and creative.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
11:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
Kick start your little one's education with Homeschool Junior! Join us for a storytime and activities all about basic concepts. Recommended for homeschoolers ages 3 - 5.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
11:00​am
Event Category: Audio Production
Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Wednesday
December
2
11:45​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Aprenda como añadir empleados y transacciones como hojas de tiempo, beneficios de los empleados, pago de empleados, procesos de nómina y generar informes de nómina de empleados en Quickbooks.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
11:45​am
Event Category: Web Design
Create a website with WordPress. Customize the appearance and layout of your site to get the look you want by using a wide selection of free themes.
Learn more >
Wednesday
December
2
12:15​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, you learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
December
2
12:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn, practice, and discuss reading strategies and complex English vocabulary. Please register!
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Wednesday
December
2
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.
Learn more >
Wednesday
December
2
2:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Search the Function Library to find the perfect fit. Use date, financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions.
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cancelled Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
2:00​pm
Event Category: Photography
In this presentation, we will cover what Instagram has to offer, what the interface is like and basic posting practices. This class is taught by Melrose Center Photo Instructors.
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Wednesday
December
2
2:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
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Wednesday
December
2
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Games & Activities; Arts & Crafting
Clap your hands, stomp your feet and shout hooray! Bring your little ones to celebrate with a smile. Recommended for toddlers, 18-36 months.
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Wednesday
December
2
2:15​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Want to display data properly on your web page? Learn how to build a responsive table to showcase your data. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
2:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
Learn more >
Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
3:00​pm
Event Categories: Storytime; Science & Math
Learn about the science of simple machines through stories and an interactive activity! This month we're learning about wedges. Ages 6 - 8
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Wednesday
December
2
3:00​pm
Join the Eatonville Book Club to make new friends, establish regular reading routines, and have fun learning through reading, activities, and games! Recommended for ages 8-10.
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Wednesday
December
2
3:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Live Online Class
¿Quisiera hacer su propia ropa, decoraciones para la casa, trajes o accesorios? Participe en esta clase básica de costura. Aprenda como usar la máquina de coser de manera segura y con destreza.
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Wednesday
December
2
3:00​pm
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
During this 4-class program, students will meet via Zoom to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview. 12/1 Class 1 12/2 Class 2 12/8 Class 3 12/9 Class 4
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cancelled Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
3:00​pm
Event Category: Photography
In this presentation, we will cover when to post, how to post, and the features of the app you should use everyday. This class is taught by Melrose Center Photo Instructors.
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Wednesday
December
2
3:15​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.
Learn more >
cancelled Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
4:00​pm
Event Category: Photography
In this presentation, we will cover how to use hashtags on Instagram, where to find them, and how to know what hashtags will work for your content. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Wednesday
December
2
4:00​pm
Practica tu español! Develop your Spanish language skills through conversation. Recommended for adults.
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Wednesday
December
2
4:00​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Do you want to interact with your users? Learn how to create an interactive form to collect data from your site visitors. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
December
2
4:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Do you have questions about how to put language together to express yourself well? Do you need more help with topics in other English classes? Well, this is the class for you!
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Wednesday
December
2
4:30​pm
Event Category: Audio Production
Edit and mix audio files like a pro using open source sound tools. Save and export your music as WAV or MP3 files.
Learn more >
Wednesday
December
2
5:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led virtual program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
5:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
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Wednesday
December
2
5:45​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Learn how to knit slippers as comfortable as a cloud. Choose between four different shoe sizes.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
6:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
6:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Wednesday
December
2
6:00​pm
Event Category: General Events
The pandemic has significantly affected some creative professionals, forcing them to adapt in order to make a living. Join us to discuss success stories and share tips to inspire others.
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Wednesday
December
2
6:30​pm
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
Learn how to turn your family history facts into engaging stories that your relatives will want to read.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
December
2
7:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
10:00​am
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.
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Thursday
December
3
10:00​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Arts & Crafting
Explore the wonder of winter by engaging in cold themed stories, songs, and sensory activities with your little one. Recommended for ages 0-18 months.
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Thursday
December
3
10:00​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Pen tablets are a great alternative to using a mouse for drawing and painting in a more natural way, similar to using pencil and paper. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Thursday
December
3
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
10:15​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Sashiko hand sewing is a Japanese style hand sewing technique using the simple running stitch. Pre-Requisite: Hand Sewing: Basic Level 4 or basic hand sewing skills.
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Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
10:30​am
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks to get you started in organizing your personal or business finances.
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Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
10:30​am
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
Learn more >
Thursday
December
3
11:00​am
Event Category: Education & Learning
Learn about the five early literacy practices as well as tips, tricks and resources to help your child strengthen important early literacy skills. Recommended for adults with children ages 0-5.
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Thursday
December
3
11:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
Yes please? Oh, thank you very much! Get ready to use your best manners and join us for stories and activities about giving and receiving presents. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
11:00​am
Event Category: Audio Production
Master key concepts to shape your sound. Open the world of applying audio effects and begin to understand the theory behind building a mix. This class is taught by Melrose Center Audio Instructors.
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Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
11:15​am
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.
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Thursday
December
3
11:30​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to use graphics software to paint a landscape using a pen tablet. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Thursday
December
3
12:00​pm
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
Explore the rich research resources and collections that are held in a variety of archives and repositories in the Buckeye state. Discover what records are available and how to use them.
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Thursday
December
3
12:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us for a virtual meeting using ZOOM where we will review different grammar points in English and basic sentence writing.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
12:15​pm
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
12:30​pm
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.
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Thursday
December
3
1:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Join us for a virtual class where we will demonstrate how to make some fun and easy winter crafts to celebrate the season.
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Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
1:45​pm
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.
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Thursday
December
3
2:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
This three-week series will introduce beginners to basic hand sewing techniques while creating a project. This is a 3-week series.
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Thursday
December
3
2:00​pm
Event Category: General Events
Get real-time recommendations from OCLS Librarians on what to read next or what to read on specific topics through Facebook: facebook.com/oclslib or Twitter: twitter.com/oclslibrary
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Thursday
December
3
2:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
2:00​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Do you need feedback on your latest graphic design projects? Or assistance with assignments? Join this open session for 1 on 1 help with everything Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
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Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
2:15​pm
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Recommended Audience: Adult
Learn more >
Thursday
December
3
3:00​pm
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
During this 4-class program, students will meet to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
3:00​pm
Event Categories: Storytime; Arts & Crafting
Learn about snail mail with stories and a craft. Learn some fun facts about Snail Mail and make a personalized piece of mail for someone you love! Recommended for ages 5-12.
Learn more >
Thursday
December
3
3:15​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
Learn more >
Thursday
December
3
4:00​pm
Intermediate Spanish- Come and learn grammar with Ms. Brenda.
Learn more >
Thursday
December
3
4:00​pm
Event Categories: Science & Math; Arts & Crafting
Make your own snow and take on the challenge to build the perfect snowman! Recommended for families with children ages 3-8.
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Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
4:00​pm
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
4:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
Learn more >
Thursday
December
3
5:00​pm
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led virtual program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
6:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
6:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
December
3
6:30​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Is Red really suspicious? Maybe Cyan worked with Purple? Where was Yellow really? Find out who is the imposter by joining us in playing Among Us. Program for 13 and up only.
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Thursday
December
3
7:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Are you the smartest person you know? Test your knowledge and compete head to head against your friends to see if you've got what it takes to be this week's trivia champion!
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Friday
December
4
10:00​am
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
PDF files are one of the most common file types to share. Learn how you can edit text and images, reorder pages and export PDF files with Adobe Acrobat.
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Friday
December
4
10:00​am
Become familiar with popular job search websites and common questions asked on job applications. Learn how to use various internet resources to search and apply for jobs.
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Friday
December
4
10:00​am
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Just in time for winter, we're making a hooded cowl. We'll be sewing curves and using patterns. Make sure you get your fabric.
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Friday
December
4
10:00​am
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.
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Friday
December
4
10:00​am
Event Category: Education & Learning
All aboard for an exciting story and rhymes about trains. Recommended for toddlers 18-36 months.
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Friday
December
4
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
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Registration Required
Friday
December
4
10:30​am
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Friday
December
4
11:00​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Language Learning
The library provides a virtual storytime in English and Spanish suitable for preschoolers. The whole family is welcome! Ages 3-5.
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Friday
December
4
11:15​am
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Have you ever received a PDF file that needed to be filled in, but it did not include fields to enter information? Learn to fill out, sign, and create auto forms any PDF file with Adobe Acrobat.
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Friday
December
4
11:15​am
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word.
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Friday
December
4
11:15​am
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.
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Friday
December
4
12:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
VIrtual Event: Writing Clearly is a grammar and writing course for Advanced Learner focuses on grammar complex ideas, including sentence structures, phrases, and vocabulary building.
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Friday
December
4
12:30​pm
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to provide basic, introductory assistance.
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Friday
December
4
12:45​pm
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.
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Friday
December
4
12:45​pm
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Make professional and interactive forms. Learn to create forms with text, dates, drop-down lists, radio buttons and checkboxes that are easy to use for business.
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Friday
December
4
12:55​pm
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to provide basic, introductory assistance.
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Friday
December
4
1:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
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Friday
December
4
1:20​pm
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to provide basic, introductory assistance.
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Friday
December
4
1:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for Intermediate speakers designed to introduce learners to the rules of spelling and pronunciation of English words and phrases.
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Friday
December
4
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Create fun mini holiday stockings that make great gift card holders or it can be used as an ornament. If you can crochet a granny square then your all set to learn this quick project!
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Friday
December
4
2:00​pm
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Make professional and interactive forms. Learn to create forms that can calculate costs and add action buttons to make processes fast and easy.
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Friday
December
4
2:00​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Discover archival films, stills and documents for use in documentaries, video content, or period research. This class is taught by Melrose Center Video Instructors.
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Friday
December
4
2:00​pm
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.
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Friday
December
4
2:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Join us virtually for a fun afternoon where you will learn to be more creative by developing and expressing your art skill. This art class is design to help children improve their motor skills.
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Friday
December
4
3:00​pm
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Melt, mix, roll and bake a delicious chocolate cookie! Your little one will learn hands on kitchen safety at home. Adult participation is required. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Friday
December
4
3:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Friday
December
4
3:30​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Shoot smooth and steady video. Operate camera stabilizers and gimbals to shoot video. This class is taught by Melrose Center Video Instructors.
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Friday
December
4
4:00​pm
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Write real code! Explore the the basics of programming while helping Moana master the art of wayfinding. When the Kakamora attack, can you help her defeat them?
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Friday
December
4
4:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Learn how to make your own wrapped yarn ornament in a variety of seasonal shapes. Recommended for ages 6-12.
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Friday
December
4
4:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Create a fun embroidery project. Learn how to work with felt, transfer patterns with wax paper, and use the blanket stitch while crafting a festive ornament.
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Friday
December
4
4:30​pm
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Design a game with code. Choose characters and backgrounds, then program a classic game you can play. Learn the basics of computer science with the Tynker app.
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Saturday
December
5
10:00​am
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Fleece blankets are extra cozy and they make great gifts. They're also easy to make!
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Saturday
December
5
10:00​am
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks to get you started in organizing your personal or business finances.
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Saturday
December
5
10:00​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it.
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Saturday
December
5
10:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
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Saturday
December
5
10:30​am
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Saturday
December
5
11:00​am
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Create amazing science fair charts to wow the judges using Microsoft Excel. Learn how to use the tools needed to create basic graphs to display your data.
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Saturday
December
5
11:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
Go "Into the Unknown," with Frozen-themed stories and activities! Recommended for ages 3 - 5.
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Saturday
December
5
11:15​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Create a website with WordPress. Customize the appearance and layout of your site to get the look you want by using a wide selection of free themes.
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Saturday
December
5
11:45​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Saturday
December
5
12:00​pm
Event Category: Education & Learning
Bring your ideas to life. Draw and animate shapes in Microsoft PowerPoint. Combine shapes into pictures, then use simple formatting, transition and animation tools.
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Saturday
December
5
12:45​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Learn how to use plugins and widgets to customize your site around your audience. Create interactive content to effectively engage your clients.
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Saturday
December
5
1:00​pm
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Editing is a vital step no writer should skip. Many writers hire professionals, but before you spend the cash, learn some simple tricks you can use to create a basic polish of your manuscript.
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Saturday
December
5
1:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Design your own pop up cards. Discover the world of paper engineering while you cut, fold and decorate cool cards.
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Saturday
December
5
1:30​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Celebrate winter with this themed class teaching the basics of making pop-up cards, as we put the engineering into paper engineering! This class is taught by Melrose Center Fab Lab Instructors.
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Saturday
December
5
1:45​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Saturday
December
5
2:00​pm
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Complete challenges using code. Explore computer science with characters from Frozen, Minecraft and Star Wars in Hour of Code tutorials.
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Saturday
December
5
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Learn how to turn your WordPress site into a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) powerhouse and protect your website from hackers.
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Saturday
December
5
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Storytime; Health & Wellness
Calling all little yogis and wiggleworms! Join us for a special movement storytime focusing on motor movement that is filled with stories, songs and fun!
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Saturday
December
5
2:30​pm
Event Category: General Events
This monthly social is designed to bring adults together. Share your stories and have a cup of tea. It is a celebration of everyday life and celebrating the moment.
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Saturday
December
5
3:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Crochet your very own Pokémon pokeball to catch em' all! Use single crochet stitches and working in the round techniques for this project. Makes a great gift for the trainer in your life!
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Saturday
December
5
3:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.
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Saturday
December
5
4:00​pm
Learn how to finger knit letter charm ornaments using yarn. With step-by-step instructions, we'll walk you through finger knitting your chosen letter! Ages 8 and up.
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Saturday
December
5
4:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Unleash your inner artist and discover your creative side in this all-ages art exploration. Inspiration is a must! Recommended for families.
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Sunday
December
6
1:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
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Sunday
December
6
1:30​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Learn how to handsew a small Appa Feltie Keychain!
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Sunday
December
6
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Education & Learning
Expand your calligraphy skills with Lynda Chandler, calligraphy instructor, as she teaches you how to create and personalize simple holiday gift tags and ornaments. Registration required.
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Sunday
December
6
2:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
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Sunday
December
6
3:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.
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Registration Required
Sunday
December
6
3:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Are you up to the call of the rebellion? Use all of your skills to get through traps and acquire important intelligence for the rebellion! Recommended for 13 and up.
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Sunday
December
6
4:00​pm
Create simple or elaborate beats and melodies with the aesthetic, color-coded Chrome Music Lab. You will be challenged to write music for all different types of scenarios! 
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Sunday
December
6
5:00​pm
Event Category: Live Online Class
Create your own Baby Yoda artwork using Pixlr photo editing tools. Use settings to manipulate painting digitally!
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Sunday
December
6
8:00​pm
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Meet the authors of some of your favorite Holiday Romance books. Featuring Nancy Naigle, Priscilla Oliveras, Christina Lauren, and Farrah Rochon. Moderated by Racquel Henry.
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Monday
December
7
9:30​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn graphic concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the basic tools required to edit and retouch digital images. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Monday
December
7
10:00​am
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Live Online Class
Unleash your inner sassenach with a cowl inspired by the popular Outlander character, Claire Fraser. Learn how to knit with two strands of yarn held together and how to seam edges to form a tube.
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Monday
December
7
10:00​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Arts & Crafting
C is for Caring! Become an honorary Carebear as we share stories, songs, and crafts in this virtual storytime. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Monday
December
7
10:00​am
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
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Monday
December
7
10:00​am
A Spanish immersion Mother Goose on the Loose with interactive songs, rhymes and activities to grow your baby's early literacy and Spanish skills! Recommended for babies.
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Monday
December
7
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
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Registration Required
Monday
December
7
10:30​am
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
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Monday
December
7
11:00​am
Event Category: Audio Production
A series dedicated to the art of audio mastering. Learn fundamental mastering concepts, terminology, and techniques with online instruction from our Melrose audio instructors.
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Monday
December
7
11:00​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Games & Activities
Celebrate all your favorite Pokémon! Join us for a special storytime filled with books, rhymes, songs, and stretches. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Monday
December
7
11:00​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Cooking & Food
Join us virtually for a kitchen tale. We will read the story Cinnarella and follow along a delicious recipe to create some tasty cinnamon pumpkin pancakes.
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Monday
December
7
11:15​am
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.
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Monday
December
7
11:15​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to use selection tools and layers. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Monday
December
7
11:15​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Make photos pop with black and white effects. Learn multiple ways to convert photos to black and white, apply adjustment layers and create enhancing effects.
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Monday
December
7
12:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
VIrtual Event: Writing Clearly is a grammar and writing course for Intermediate Learner focuses on grammar complex ideas, including sentence structures, phrases, and vocabulary building.
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Monday
December
7
12:30​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.
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Monday
December
7
12:45​pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately.
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Monday
December
7
1:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.
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Monday
December
7
1:00​pm
Why do we react in certain ways when we see specific animals? Through this Project WILD program, you will learn how! Recommended for lower and upper elementary.
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Monday
December
7
1:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for beginners. The class is designed to introduce learners to the basics of the sounds of English for pronunciation.
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Monday
December
7
1:45​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Make simple text appear sensational! Learn to use filters, adjustment layers and brush tools to create text the appears to be on fire or a cloud of smoke.
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Monday
December
7
2:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Introduce your little one to beloved characters from Studio Ghibli with stories and crafts inspired by some of their films. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Monday
December
7
2:00​pm
Event Category: Live Online Class
Join us for a virtual sewing open lab. We will do our best to answer questions or come share current projects. You will receive an email with a link to access the event from your host.
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Monday
December
7
2:00​pm
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
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Monday
December
7
2:15​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.
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Monday
December
7
3:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Monday
December
7
3:00​pm
Event Category: Education & Learning
Meet up each week through Zoom to interact with other Haitian Creole speakers and learn from each other.
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Monday
December
7
3:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Is the world's most popular tabletop role playing game for you? Come find out in this introduction to a world of ultimate fantasy, narrative and adventure!
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Monday
December
7
3:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Bring your favorite tea and your anime knowledge to this anime trivia event featuring anime from all genres and randomly selected questions. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Monday
December
7
3:00​pm
What's the fastest ride at Walt Disney World? How many brothers does Prince Hans have? Put your knowledge to the test with trivia, and quizzes about all things Disney! Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Monday
December
7
3:30​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.
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Monday
December
7
4:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Everything small is just a smaller version of something big. Learn to create with clay some Algebraic items inspired by Adventure Time!
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Monday
December
7
4:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Origami is taking over! Learn to make a paper art piece inspired by Paper Mario™: The Origami King. Recommended for ages 9-12.
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Monday
December
7
4:00​pm
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be your very own LEGO designer? Join us to learn how to craft your own LEGO projects with detailed instructions that you can download and share.
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Monday
December
7
4:30​pm
Event Categories: General Events; Games & Activities
Love anime? Love video games? Love anime video games? Celebrate your fandom, craft your own manga page, and join us for a look into the world of anime as we see it today!
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Monday
December
7
5:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led virtual program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
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Monday
December
7
5:00​pm
Test your knowledge of the wacky worlds of Tim Burton. Recommended for ages 9+.
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Monday
December
7
5:00​pm
Ultron is back for revenge! With Iron Man gone, it's up to you to wear the suit and save us all. Arm yourself with the skills to manipulate game objects and program their behaviors in a mobile game.
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cancelled Registration Required
Monday
December
7
6:00​pm
Event Categories: Graphic Design; Arts & Crafting
Learn digital painting concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the basic tools and workflow of the free software known as Krita. Recommended Audience: Teens & Adult
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rescheduled Registration Required
Monday
December
7
6:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Did you used to spend hours at the arcade or in front of your Atari? Have you wanted to play games again but don't know where to start? Well this is the perfect program for you!
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Monday
December
7
6:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
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Monday
December
7
6:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Board your seaplane and join us for an evening of island fun! Adventure awaits--games, cataloging, and DIYs. Find missing fossils & art pieces to complete your museum. It'll be a C+ night!
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Monday
December
7
6:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Did you used to spend hours at the arcade or in front of your Atari? Have you wanted to play games again but don't know where to start? Well this is the perfect program for you!
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Monday
December
7
7:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
Put on your pajamas and join us virtually for stories, songs, and a craft. Recommended for ages 3 - 5.
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Monday
December
7
7:00​pm
From an African hero to an African American icon, he is an indicator of a struggle to understand the black experience. Julian Chambliss will trace the evolution of the Black Panther in the public mind
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Monday
December
7
7:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn different English idioms and phrases that are used to communicate on a daily basis.
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Monday
December
7
8:00​pm
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Ever wonder what make up the Urban Fantasy genre? Is plausibility keeping it from standard fiction? Fantasy creatures abound? What about scifi elements? Discuss this and more with our fan review!
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Tuesday
December
8
9:30​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to use layer styles, custom shapes, text tool, gradient tool, save and print. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
December
8
10:00​am
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Join us on the second Tuesday of each month as we discuss a wide range of books.
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Tuesday
December
8
10:00​am
Event Category: Games & Activities
Celebrate twenty-five years of one of PBS's most iconic characters, Arthur, with stories, activities and a craft. This event is part of Random Fandom Week. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Tuesday
December
8
10:00​am
Event Category: Live Online Class
Impress your family and friends with a quilted holiday wreath decoration. Everyone one will be asking for one to decorate their homes. This is a 3 day class.
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Tuesday
December
8
10:00​am
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.
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Tuesday
December
8
10:00​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Turn scanned drawings into sleek vector graphics. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Tuesday
December
8
10:00​am
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks to get you started in organizing your personal or business finances.
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Tuesday
December
8
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
December
8
10:30​am
Basic Spanish. Come and learn basic Spanish vocabulary.
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Tuesday
December
8
10:30​am
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn, vocabulary, grammar and beginning reading comprehension skills. Please register!
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Tuesday
December
8
10:30​am
Event Categories: Health & Wellness; Arts & Crafting
Join us for a relaxing and stress buster art adventure exploring light in nature. For ages 18+
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Tuesday
December
8
11:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
Yip! Yip! Follow Team Avatar through the four nations with stories and songs.
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Tuesday
December
8
11:15​am
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.
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Tuesday
December
8
11:15​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
December
8
11:30​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Design professional-looking stationery using Adobe Illustrator. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Tuesday
December
8
11:45​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
December
8
12:00​pm
Explore how to create new traditions, shop online, re-imagine parties, and communicate with family and friends when you are experiencing illness during the holidays. Registration required.
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Tuesday
December
8
12:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Create Jack's snowflake spider, your own pet Zero, and a Jack inspired wreath. Recommended for ages 9+.
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Tuesday
December
8
12:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us for a virtual meeting using ZOOM where we will review different grammar points in English and basic sentence writing.
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Tuesday
December
8
12:30​pm
Event Category: Live Online Class
Build a custom quilt block by block. Join us each month for a new design, come for one class or take them all. This is a Virtual Event. You will receive an email with a link to access.
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Tuesday
December
8
12:30​pm
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.
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Tuesday
December
8
1:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Learn how to draw Jack and Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas using Grid (Grid is a technique that will help you in the placement of your drawing). Recommended for ages 9+.
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Tuesday
December
8
1:00​pm
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
New websites and features appear on the Internet almost daily. Come and explore these 20 unique websites that are indispensable for both beginning and experienced researchers.
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Tuesday
December
8
1:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn common phrases, vocabulary, and interactions in workplace.
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Tuesday
December
8
1:30​pm
You’ve landed an interview! Now what? Get tips that will help you to practice and prepare, and to write a memorable thank you letter.
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Tuesday
December
8
1:45​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
December
8
1:45​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Learn how to turn your WordPress site into a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) powerhouse and protect your website from hackers.
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Tuesday
December
8
2:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Want to get those creative juices flowing? Come participate in timed drawing challenges! Just bring your favorite drawing materials and get ready to create! This event's theme: Nintendo!
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Tuesday
December
8
2:00​pm
Event Category: Science & Math
Explore new science topics with hands-on fun! Recommended for homeschoolers ages 6 - 17.
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Tuesday
December
8
2:00​pm
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.
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Tuesday
December
8
3:00​pm
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
During this 4-class program, students will meet via Zoom to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview. 12/1 Class 1 12/2 Class 2 12/8 Class 3 12/9 Class 4
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Tuesday
December
8
3:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
Laugh, play, and most of all SING!
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Tuesday
December
8
3:00​pm
Event Category: Maker/DIY
Next level cosplay is all in the details - and the accessories! We'll take you through the build process in this demonstration session. This class is taught by Melrose Center Fab Lab Instructors.
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Tuesday
December
8
3:00​pm
Welcome Gamers! Oh no! You and your team have met with a terrible fate! You are lost in a virtual world and must find the clues from some of your favorite game franchises to get back home.
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Tuesday
December
8
3:15​pm
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.
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Tuesday
December
8
3:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Tuesday
December
8
3:30​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks.
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Tuesday
December
8
4:00​pm
Are you a Claudia or a Kristy? Join us for a celebration of all things BSC, complete with trivia and a craft. Recommended for ages 8-12.
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Tuesday
December
8
4:30​pm
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Ponyo has invited you to a ramen extravaganza! We'll try out her favorite recipes and come up with some interesting combinations of our own. Recommended for ages 6-12.
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Tuesday
December
8
5:00​pm
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led virtual program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
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Tuesday
December
8
5:00​pm
Ultron is back for revenge! With Iron Man gone, it's up to you to wear the suit and save us all. Arm yourself with the skills to manipulate game objects and program their behaviors in a mobile game.
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Tuesday
December
8
5:00​pm
A Quest is one of the oldest themes in video games, & while they all might seem different, many games share a common story. Learn what that story is & how to tell your own. Recommended for ages 6-12
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Tuesday
December
8
6:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Vocabulary Workshop for Beginners is a free Workshop for individuals who speak little to no Spanish.
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Tuesday
December
8
6:00​pm
Event Category: Audio Production
Let’s pay homage to 8-bit video games by learning how to transform modern game soundtracks into retro sound using MIDI. This class is taught by Melrose Center Audio Instructors.
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Tuesday
December
8
6:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Calling all Avengers superfans, now is your time to prove you have what it takes to stand beside Captain America and Spiderman with exciting games of trivia and Pictionary. Recommended for families.
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Tuesday
December
8
6:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Tuesday
December
8
6:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.
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Tuesday
December
8
6:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.
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Tuesday
December
8
6:30​pm
Event Categories: General Events; Games & Activities
Are you a fan of K-pop and K-drama? Celebrate your fandom and test your knowledge with some fun quizzes.
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Wednesday
December
9
10:00​am
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Keep warm and stylish with a textured shawl. Learn seven new stitch patterns as you crochet a shawl with shifting textures and a scalloped edge.
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Wednesday
December
9
10:00​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Transport your little one to a magic garden protected by the friendly forest spirit, Totoro! Craft your own terrarium or fairy garden featuring this character. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Wednesday
December
9
10:00​am
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.
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Wednesday
December
9
10:00​am
Event Category: Games & Activities
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle. Encourage your little one to say hello to new and old friends as we explore creativity through songs and an activity.
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Wednesday
December
9
10:00​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Design professional layouts and create marketing materials that transform your businesses communications. Learn to use Master Pages, insert text and images to develop a catalog.
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Wednesday
December
9
10:00​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
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Wednesday
December
9
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
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Wednesday
December
9
10:30​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Have a great time connecting with our community on ZOOM while working on your fiber art. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome. Recommended for Adults 18+
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Wednesday
December
9
10:30​am
Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.
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Wednesday
December
9
10:30​am
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Wednesday
December
9
11:00​am
Event Categories: Life Skills; Education & Learning
Join Jane Cole, a Certified Professional Organizer, as she gives you tips and hints for organizing your holiday décor, preparing the kids for the holidays, gift giving, and prepping for new year!
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Wednesday
December
9
11:00​am
Event Categories: Games & Activities; Arts & Crafting
Celebrate this fun cuddly creature on its national holiday.
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Wednesday
December
9
11:00​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Arts & Crafting
Journey into the unknown with stories, songs and a craft inspired by Disney's Frozen and Frozen 2! Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Wednesday
December
9
11:00​am
Event Category: Photography
Create impressive pictures using digital infrared techniques. Learn the basics of creating this unique effect by capturing the invisible infrared light with your digital camera.
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Wednesday
December
9
11:00​am
Event Category: Audio Production
Thinking about starting a podcast? We'll take you through gear and available software, followed by a Q&A session. This class is taught by Melrose Center Audio Instructors.
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Wednesday
December
9
11:15​am
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Make photos pop with black and white effects. Learn multiple ways to convert photos to black and white, apply adjustment layers and create enhancing effects.
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Wednesday
December
9
11:15​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.
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Wednesday
December
9
11:15​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Design professional layouts and create marketing materials that transform your businesses communications. Learn to use graphic and text frames to create a catalog page. Add effects to text and images.
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Wednesday
December
9
12:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
You've got a friend in me. Reach for the sky with these Toy Story inspired tales and songs. Ages 3-5.
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Wednesday
December
9
12:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn, practice, and discuss reading strategies and complex English vocabulary. Please register!
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Wednesday
December
9
12:30​pm
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.
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Wednesday
December
9
12:30​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately.
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Wednesday
December
9
1:00​pm
Master the Elements and become the Avatar!
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Wednesday
December
9
1:45​pm
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Make simple text appear sensational! Learn to use filters, adjustment layers and brush tools to create text the appears to be on fire or a cloud of smoke.
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Wednesday
December
9
1:45​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
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Wednesday
December
9
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.
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Wednesday
December
9
2:00​pm
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Grab your whisk and apron, we're stirring up some delicious Avengers Cheesecake Parfaits. Choose your favorite Avenger and make a parfait to celebrate them! his event is intended for ages 6-12.
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Wednesday
December
9
2:00​pm
Engage in experiments that test our natural world. Learn about animals, conservation and the sciences about the Earth. Recommended for upper elementary and tweens. Registration required
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Wednesday
December
9
2:00​pm
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Wednesday
December
9
2:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Wednesday
December
9
3:00​pm
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
During this 4-class program, students will meet via Zoom to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview. 12/1 Class 1 12/2 Class 2 12/8 Class 3 12/9 Class 4
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Wednesday
December
9
3:00​pm
Event Category: Science & Math
Investigate the science behind one of the coolest habitats around: igloos! Recommended for kids.
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Wednesday
December
9
3:15​pm
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.
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Wednesday
December
9
4:00​pm
Practica tu español! Develop your Spanish language skills through conversation. Recommended for adults.
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Wednesday
December
9
4:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Fans of PBS's Art School will relish learning a simple printmaking technique that utilizes string, tempera paint and an old book. This event is part of Random Fandom Week. Recommended for ages 13-18.
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Wednesday
December
9
4:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Do you have questions about how to put language together to express yourself well? Do you need more help with topics in other English classes? Well, this is the class for you!
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Wednesday
December
9
4:30​pm
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Calling all trainers! Join us for Pokemon inspired science experiments including making Ditto Slime, Fizzy Pokeballs, and a Blast Off Team Rocket Balloon. Recommended for kids aged 6-8.
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Wednesday
December
9
5:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led virtual program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Learn more >
Wednesday
December
9
5:00​pm
Ultron is back for revenge! With Iron Man gone, it's up to you to wear the suit and save us all. Arm yourself with the skills to manipulate game objects and program their behaviors in a mobile game.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
December
9
5:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Try out new techniques while learning how to draw Star Wars inspired images. Space is limited. Registration required.
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Wednesday
December
9
5:45​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Learn how to make a simple knit holiday stocking.
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Wednesday
December
9
6:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
How well do you know the series Stranger Things? Test your knowledge! You'll need two devices to play. We suggest a computer/laptop to access Zoom and phone/ tablet to submit answers through Kahoot.
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Wednesday
December
9
6:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Wednesday
December
9
6:00​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Learn the process to create a LEGO stop motion movie. This class is taught by Melrose Center Video and Audio Instructors.
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Wednesday
December
9
6:30​pm
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
The Social Security Act was passed in 1935 and helped to create records for genealogists. Learn how this act impacted your ancestors and what records were created as a result.
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Wednesday
December
9
7:00​pm
Calling all true crime fans! Join us on Zoom as the Library hosts FDLE Firearms Crime Lab Analyst Kristin Durfee for a discussion about her area of expertise and how that science helps solve crimes.
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Wednesday
December
9
7:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Wednesday
December
9
7:30​pm
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Who doesn't love a delicious, sweet cup of Vietnamese coffee? Ha Roda teaches us why coffee is so important in Vietnam, how to brew the perfect cup, and a great variation on tradition.
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Wednesday
December
9
8:00​pm
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Bring your drafts or use our prompts and join your fellow writers in this virtual write-in. Use the force and choose which side of the story you will write.
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Thursday
December
10
10:00​am
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks to get you started in organizing your personal or business finances.
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Thursday
December
10
10:00​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn graphic concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the basic tools required to edit and retouch digital images. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Thursday
December
10
10:00​am
Event Categories: Games & Activities; Arts & Crafting
Crown yourself a baddie as we explore the characters on the other side of our favorite stories. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Thursday
December
10
10:00​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Use a variety of tools and techniques to apply styles such as watercolor, flat, outline and more. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Thursday
December
10
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
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Registration Required
Thursday
December
10
10:15​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Sashiko hand sewing is a Japanese style hand sewing technique using the simple running stitch. Pre-Requisite: Hand Sewing: Basic Level 4 or basic hand sewing skills.
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Thursday
December
10
10:30​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Thursday
December
10
10:30​am
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.
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Thursday
December
10
11:00​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Arts & Crafting
Ribbit! Engage in fun stories and songs to strengthen early literacy skills with a “Frogger” inspired theme. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Thursday
December
10
11:00​am
Event Category: Audio Production
Learn podcast editing techniques with our audio engineers, followed by a Q&A session. This class is taught by Melrose Center Audio Instructors.
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Thursday
December
10
11:30​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Design a poster in Adobe Illustrator. Use the Transform options to scale objects, frame images using the Transparency panel. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Thursday
December
10
11:45​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Thursday
December
10
11:45​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to use selection tools and layers. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Thursday
December
10
12:00​pm
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Sing, Play, Craft, and Learn all things Pokemon!
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Thursday
December
10
12:00​pm
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
Explore the rich research resources and collections that are held in a variety of archives and repositories in the Keystone state. Discover what records are available and how to use them.
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Thursday
December
10
12:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us for a virtual meeting using ZOOM where we will review different grammar points in English and basic sentence writing.
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Thursday
December
10
12:15​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, you learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Thursday
December
10
1:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Join us for a virtual class where we will demonstrate how to make some fun and easy winter crafts to celebrate the season.
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Thursday
December
10
1:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Design your own 3D Baby Yoda greeting cards! Discover the world of paper engineering while you cut, fold and decorate fun cards. Recommended Age: 10-12
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Thursday
December
10
1:45​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to use layer styles, custom shapes, text tool, gradient tool, save and print. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Thursday
December
10
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
This three-week series will introduce beginners to basic hand sewing techniques while creating a project. This is a 3-week series.
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Thursday
December
10
2:00​pm
Event Category: General Events
Get real-time recommendations from OCLS Librarians on what to read next or what to read on specific topics through Facebook: facebook.com/oclslib or Twitter: twitter.com/oclslibrary
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Thursday
December
10
2:00​pm
Become familiar with popular job search websites and common questions asked on job applications. Learn how to use various internet resources to search and apply for jobs.
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Thursday
December
10
2:00​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Use basic Adobe Photoshop skills to create phone backgrounds using your favorite Star Wars quotes and scenes. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Thursday
December
10
3:00​pm
Join us in a world of music where you'll get to play and sing along to superhero theme songs and holiday songs.
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Thursday
December
10
3:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Can you help the Guardians of Light triumph over the forces of Darkness? Come enjoy activities and trivia inspired by Kingdom Hearts. Recommended for tweens.
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Thursday
December
10
3:00​pm
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
During this 4-class program, students will meet to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.
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Thursday
December
10
3:00​pm
Welcome Gamers! Oh no! You and your team have met with a terrible fate! You are lost in a virtual world and must find the clues from some of your favorite game franchises to get back home.
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Thursday
December
10
3:15​pm
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word.
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Thursday
December
10
3:30​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Thursday
December
10
4:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Are you a Power Ranger Fan? Join us in this virtual event to test your knowledge to see just how much you know about the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers through fun activities and games.
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Thursday
December
10
4:00​pm
What do Surfing, Eggs, & Codes all have in common? They're the secrets of older video games you might not know. Lets explore those secrets & bugs in our favorite old games. Recommended for ages 13-18
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Thursday
December
10
4:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Registration Required
Thursday
December
10
4:30​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Calling all trainers! Join us for a Pokemon themed virtual escape game where you, the trainer will venture to earning your first gym badge.
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Thursday
December
10
4:30​pm
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Join Spanish-language book club to discuss literature, art, music and more related to Latin American culture. Everyone is welcome!
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Thursday
December
10
5:00​pm
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led virtual program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Learn more >
Thursday
December
10
5:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Test your knowledge of The Avatar: The Last Airbender.
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Thursday
December
10
5:00​pm
Ultron is back for revenge! With Iron Man gone, it's up to you to wear the suit and save us all. Arm yourself with the skills to manipulate game objects and program their behaviors in a mobile game.
Learn more >
Thursday
December
10
6:00​pm
Event Categories: General Events; Games & Activities
Have you been wanting to play D&D but don't know how or where to join? On the second Thursday of each month you can learn, play, and teach the greatest game on earth! Recommended for ages 16 and up.
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Thursday
December
10
6:00​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Learn the process to create a LEGO stop motion movie. This class is taught by Melrose Center Video and Audio Instructors.
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Registration Required
Thursday
December
10
6:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
We would be positively delighted to have you join us for an evening of Schitt's Creek trivia! Gather your team and get ready to fold in the fun as we challenge your knowledge of this beloved CBC show.
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Thursday
December
10
6:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
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Registration Required
Thursday
December
10
7:00​pm
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
The Alafaya Book Club's December selection is "From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home" by Tembi Locke.
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Thursday
December
10
7:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Are you a true Pokémon Master? Test your knowledge and compete head to head against your friends to see if you've got what it takes to be our Pokémon trivia Champion!
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Friday
December
11
10:00​am
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Just in time for winter, we're making a hooded cowl. We'll be sewing curves and using patterns. Make sure you get your fabric.
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Friday
December
11
10:00​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Learn how to build your own website. Start with WordPress, which offers lots of options for skinning your site the way you want it.
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Registration Required
Friday
December
11
10:00​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Friday
December
11
10:00​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Arts & Crafting
Have a silly morning with a rhyme-filled storytime and craft celebrating Dr. Seuss. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Friday
December
11
10:00​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Build your business logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Friday
December
11
10:00​am
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.
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Friday
December
11
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
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Friday
December
11
10:30​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
The Turkish Map fold is a book structure made from one sheet of paper. The folded book pops out as it's unfolded to reveal the entire sheet.
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Friday
December
11
10:30​am
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Friday
December
11
11:00​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Learn the basics of sketching through use of simple art techniques and observing the world around you. Materials: All you need is a #2 pencil, colored pencils, paper, and paper towel.
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Friday
December
11
11:00​am
Event Categories: Science & Math; Games & Activities
Have a flurry of fun with SID the Science Kid as we explore the science of snow! Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Friday
December
11
11:15​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Create a website with WordPress. Customize the appearance and layout of your site to get the look you want by using a wide selection of free themes.
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Friday
December
11
11:15​am
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.
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Friday
December
11
11:30​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Do you need feedback on your latest graphic design projects? Or assistance with assignments? Join this open session for 1 on 1 help with everything Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
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Friday
December
11
11:45​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks.
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Friday
December
11
12:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
Join us in a galaxy far, far, away for Star Wars themed stories and activities. Recommended for ages 3 - 5.
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Friday
December
11
12:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
VIrtual Event: Writing Clearly is a grammar and writing course for Advanced Learner focuses on grammar complex ideas, including sentence structures, phrases, and vocabulary building.
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Friday
December
11
12:30​pm
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.
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Friday
December
11
12:45​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Learn how to use plugins and widgets to customize your site around your audience. Create interactive content to effectively engage your clients.
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Friday
December
11
1:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
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Friday
December
11
1:00​pm
Event Category: Audio Production
Learn the basics of the GarageBand interface, free with MacOS! Discover the different types of sound regions and work with Apple Loops to create a song!
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Friday
December
11
1:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for Intermediate speakers designed to introduce learners to the rules of spelling and pronunciation of English words and phrases.
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Friday
December
11
1:45​pm
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.
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Friday
December
11
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Create cute candy cane ornaments for decorations or gifts. Practice counting stitches and creating double crochets in this unique project.
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Friday
December
11
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Learn how to turn your WordPress site into a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) powerhouse and protect your website from hackers.
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Friday
December
11
3:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
If you have K-Drama feelings for K-Pop then the library is where you need to be. Fandom trivia and activities. Recommended for tweens and teens.
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Friday
December
11
3:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Come join us in drawing the exotic and wondrous animals found in the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender ! Ages 9-18.
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Friday
December
11
3:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Friday
December
11
3:30​pm
Event Category: Science & Math
Let's turn our eyes upward into the night sky and learn about constellations. We will learn the shapes of some common constellations, then make our own constellation map.
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Friday
December
11
4:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Practice along skills to recreating a Kyoshi Warrior look that would honor the Avatar herself. For fans of Avatar the Last Airbender.
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Friday
December
11
4:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Join us to discover Who's That Pokémon activity. We will learn the different types of Pokémon, evolution and more!
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Friday
December
11
4:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Create a fun embroidery project. Learn how to work with felt, transfer patterns with wax paper, and use the blanket stitch while crafting a festive ornament.
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Friday
December
11
5:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
A trivia game for all horror lovers!
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Friday
December
11
5:00​pm
Ultron is back for revenge! With Iron Man gone, it's up to you to wear the suit and save us all. Arm yourself with the skills to manipulate game objects and program their behaviors in a mobile game.
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Saturday
December
12
10:00​am
Event Category: Games & Activities
Learn to download and craft your own board games! This class is taught by Melrose Center Graphic Design Instructors.
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Saturday
December
12
10:00​am
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Use un patrón simple para crear una bota/calcetín navideño personalizada. Aprenda algunas técnicas básicas de costura de forros y puños.
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Saturday
December
12
10:00​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
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Saturday
December
12
10:00​am
Event Category: Education & Learning
Bring your ideas to life. Draw and animate shapes in Microsoft PowerPoint. Combine shapes into pictures, then use simple formatting, transition and animation tools.
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Saturday
December
12
10:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
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Saturday
December
12
10:30​am
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Saturday
December
12
10:30​am
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Search the Function Library to find the perfect fit. Use date, financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions.
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Saturday
December
12
11:00​am
Event Category: Health & Wellness
Get your family moving with this energizing workout class! Learn basic Zumba moves to help you dance your way to fitness. Zumba uses dance aerobics to create a fun workout. Registration required.
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Saturday
December
12
11:00​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Decorate a pot that is perfect for growing your very own Guardian of the Galaxy. Recommended for children ages 6-8 & 9-12.
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Saturday
December
12
11:00​am
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Design your own pop-up cards. Use Microsoft Publisher to customize your designs and employ the v-cut to create beaks, boats and more. 
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Saturday
December
12
11:00​am
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Ever wonder how circuits work? Watch or build along with an instructor as they explain basic circuitry using Snap Circuits. This class is taught by Melrose Center Fab Lab Instructors.
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Saturday
December
12
11:15​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.
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Saturday
December
12
11:45​am
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.
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Saturday
December
12
12:00​pm
Sing-along with songs from Tim Burton movies such as Beetlejuice, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and many more! Recommended forages 9+.
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Saturday
December
12
12:00​pm
Event Category: Science & Math
Have fun with physics! Simulate physics in the real world with Algodoo. Experiment with objects and see how they react to the forces of gravity and friction.
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Saturday
December
12
12:45​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately.
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Saturday
December
12
1:00​pm
Event Categories: Games & Activities; Arts & Crafting
Let's tumble down the rabbit hole once again and attend a virtual mad tea party inspired by Lewis Carroll's Masterpiece "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". Ages 6-12.
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Saturday
December
12
1:00​pm
Event Category: Science & Math
Have fun with physics! Simulate physics in the real world with Algodoo. Experiment with interactive cars and see how they react to the forces of gravity and friction.
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Saturday
December
12
1:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Create a fun embroidery project. Learn how to use a running stitch while constructing a small Star Wars Rebel Alliance Patch.
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Saturday
December
12
1:00​pm
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools.
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Saturday
December
12
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Games & Activities; Arts & Crafting
After an exhilarating week discovering new fandoms and celebrating those you already loved, let's unite one more time for a fandom celebration with break out sessions, a dance party, and prizes!
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Saturday
December
12
2:00​pm
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Fly around the globe and view famous world landmarks using Google Earth.
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Saturday
December
12
2:00​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
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Saturday
December
12
3:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Water, Earth, Fire, Air. Let's master the elements of Avatar the Last Airbender. Follow along with your favorite art medium. Ages 9-18.
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Saturday
December
12
3:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Live Online Class
Create cute coasters while practicing your new knitting skills. Practice pattern reading, casting on, the knit stitch and binding off.
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Saturday
December
12
4:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.
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Saturday
December
12
4:30​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Calling all Pokémon trainers! It's time to meet, trade with, battle against, and explore the Galar region with other trainers in your community using Pokémon Sword & Shield.
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Saturday
December
12
5:00​pm
Ultron is back for revenge! With Iron Man gone, it's up to you to wear the suit and save us all. Arm yourself with the skills to manipulate game objects and program their behaviors in a mobile game.
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Registration Required
Sunday
December
13
1:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
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Registration Required
Sunday
December
13
2:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
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Sunday
December
13
3:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.
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Sunday
December
13
4:00​pm
(Magnolia Room)
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Join your fellow writers for critique, discussion, and camaraderie. Writers of all genres and experience are welcome. Please attend one meeting before submitting a piece for critique.
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Monday
December
14
10:00​am
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Live Online Class
Build your knitting skills block by block. Learn how to make a blanket from twelve unique squares. Create the dragonflies square while mastering picking up floats to create unique designs.
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Monday
December
14
10:00​am
A Spanish immersion Mother Goose on the Loose with interactive songs, rhymes and activities to grow your baby's early literacy and Spanish skills! Recommended for babies.
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Monday
December
14
10:00​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
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Monday
December
14
10:00​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn graphic concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the basic tools required to edit and retouch digital images. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Monday
December
14
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
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Monday
December
14
10:30​am
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks to get you started in organizing your personal or business finances.
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Monday
December
14
11:00​am
Event Category: Audio Production
A series dedicated to the art of audio mastering. Learn fundamental mastering concepts, terminology, and techniques with online instruction from our Melrose audio instructors.
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Monday
December
14
11:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
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Monday
December
14
11:15​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.
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Monday
December
14
11:45​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to use selection tools and layers. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Monday
December
14
12:00​pm
Event Category: Education & Learning
Learn about different types of elder abuse, how to identify the warning signs for each type, and how to reduce risk and prevent elder abuse. Discover the three most common types of theft.
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Monday
December
14
12:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
VIrtual Event: Writing Clearly is a grammar and writing course for Intermediate Learner focuses on grammar complex ideas, including sentence structures, phrases, and vocabulary building.
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Monday
December
14
12:15​pm
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Monday
December
14
12:30​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately.
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Monday
December
14
1:00​pm
Connect nature to music and discover how artists may influence those who see, hear and feel their art. Recommended for ages 6-12.
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Monday
December
14
1:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for beginners. The class is designed to introduce learners to the basics of the sounds of English for pronunciation.
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Monday
December
14
1:45​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
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Monday
December
14
1:45​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to use layer styles, custom shapes, text tool, gradient tool, save and print. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Monday
December
14
2:00​pm
Event Category: Live Online Class
Join us for a virtual sewing open lab. We will do our best to answer questions or come share current projects. You will receive an email with a link to access the event from your host.
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Monday
December
14
2:00​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Start creating top-notch digital video productions. This is an introduction to the basics of editing video footage. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Monday
December
14
2:15​pm
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Monday
December
14
3:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Monday
December
14
3:00​pm
Event Category: Education & Learning
Meet up each week through Zoom to interact with other Haitian Creole speakers and learn from each other.
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Monday
December
14
3:00​pm
Event Category: Education & Learning
Join us on a North Pole adventure to learn about the animals of the Arctic! We'll share facts, watch videos, and read books about different arctic animals. Recommended for preschoolers and parents.
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Monday
December
14
3:30​pm
Event Categories: General Events; Business & Careers
Looking for funding? Get the 101 on using this comprehensive directory to win grants and make a difference.
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Monday
December
14
3:30​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Monday
December
14
3:30​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Discover a fast way to assemble a video edit by cutting to music. This hands-on class explores the creative aspect of motion picture editing. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Monday
December
14
4:00​pm
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Explore how other countries and cultures celebrate winter holidays around the world with food. Recommended for Upper Elementary, Tweens, and Teens.
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Monday
December
14
4:00​pm
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks.
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Monday
December
14
7:00​pm
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Understanding how structure and pace work together helps you craft a book that keeps readers turning pages. Author Michael Mammay will lead a workshop on structure and pacing in speculative fiction.
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Monday
December
14
7:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn different English idioms and phrases that are used to communicate on a daily basis.
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Tuesday
December
15
10:00​am
Event Category: Live Online Class
Impress your family and friends with a quilted holiday wreath decoration. Everyone one will be asking for one to decorate their homes. This is a 3 day class.
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Tuesday
December
15
10:00​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Tuesday
December
15
10:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.
Learn more >
Tuesday
December
15
10:00​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.
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Tuesday
December
15
10:00​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting. Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding.
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Tuesday
December
15
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
December
15
10:30​am
Basic Spanish. Come and learn basic Spanish vocabulary.
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Tuesday
December
15
10:30​am
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn, vocabulary, grammar and beginning reading comprehension skills. Please register!
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Tuesday
December
15
11:00​am
Event Category: Games & Activities
Engage in stories, songs, and activities to learn about elephants. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Tuesday
December
15
11:15​am
Event Category: Graphic Design
Make photos pop with black and white effects. Learn multiple ways to convert photos to black and white, apply adjustment layers and create enhancing effects.
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Tuesday
December
15
11:15​am
Event Category: Business & Careers
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.
Learn more >
Tuesday
December
15
11:45​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, you learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
December
15
12:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us for a virtual meeting using ZOOM where we will review different grammar points in English and basic sentence writing.
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Tuesday
December
15
12:30​pm
Event Category: Live Online Class
Stockings are a must-have for the holidays. Use a simple pattern to create a custom stocking. Learn some basic lining and cuff sewing techniques. Students are required to bring fabric.
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Tuesday
December
15
12:30​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Search the Function Library to find the perfect fit. Use date, financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions.
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Tuesday
December
15
12:30​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.
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Tuesday
December
15
1:00​pm
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
We found more unique websites that can enhance your genealogy research! Join us as we explore these hidden gems.
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Tuesday
December
15
1:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn common phrases, vocabulary, and interactions in workplace.
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Tuesday
December
15
1:30​pm
Get noticed! Elevate your job application with best practices in crafting a resume and cover letter.
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Tuesday
December
15
1:30​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Want to display data properly on your web page? Learn how to build a responsive table to showcase your data. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
December
15
1:45​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Make simple text appear sensational! Learn to use filters, adjustment layers and brush tools to create text the appears to be on fire or a cloud of smoke.
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Tuesday
December
15
1:45​pm
Event Category: Business & Careers
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
December
15
2:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Develop your Spanish skills with us! In this Spanish introduction class you will learn basic vocabulary, numbers, colors and much more. Recommended for homeschoolers ages 6 - 17.
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Tuesday
December
15
2:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Celebrate the wonders of winter with our three week series where beginners apply the techniques of watercolors to make their own unique art. This class is taught by Melrose Center Fab Lab Instructors.
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Tuesday
December
15
2:00​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Add excitement and life to your movie! Use effects to transform a single angle video into a visually engaging multi-angle piece. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Tuesday
December
15
3:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
It may not snow in Florida, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make our own winter fun! Recommend for families.
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Tuesday
December
15
3:00​pm
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Students will meet via Zoom to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview, with The 2008 Version of the Civics Test. 12/15 Class 1 12/16 Class 2
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Tuesday
December
15
3:15​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Do you want to interact with your users? Learn how to create an interactive form to collect data from your site visitors. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
December
15
3:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Tuesday
December
15
3:30​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Transform the look of your videos using color correction techniques in Premiere Pro! This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Tuesday
December
15
4:00​pm
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Make some tasty snowmen to eat for winter treats! Learn to make different kinds of easy snowman snacks. Recommended for upper elementary, tweens and teens.
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Tuesday
December
15
4:30​pm
Event Categories: Storytime; Arts & Crafting
Put on your favorite Pajamas and join us for some fun stories and a craft.
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Tuesday
December
15
6:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Vocabulary Workshop for Beginners is a free Workshop for individuals who speak little to no Spanish.
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Tuesday
December
15
6:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Tuesday
December
15
6:00​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to use selection tools and layers. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
December
15
6:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.
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Tuesday
December
15
6:30​pm
Join Culinary Expert, Dianne Morin, as she demonstrates how to make a flavorful pot of Curry Vegetables and homemade roti. Registration required.
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Tuesday
December
15
7:00​pm
Like book club, but for podcasts. Join us on Zoom to discuss our themed podcast listening list for the month. Ages 18+.
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Wednesday
December
16
10:00​am
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Keep warm and stylish with a textured shawl. Learn seven new stitch patterns as you crochet a shawl with shifting textures and a scalloped edge.
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Wednesday
December
16
10:00​am
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.
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Wednesday
December
16
10:00​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
December
16
10:00​am
Event Category: Games & Activities
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle. Encourage your little one to say hello to new and old friends as we explore creativity through songs and an activity.
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Wednesday
December
16
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
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Wednesday
December
16
10:30​am
Event Categories: Life Skills; Education & Learning
Downsizing a lifetime of belongings can be a challenging task. Senior experts will provide information and education on how to make downsizing a smooth transition. Registration required.
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Wednesday
December
16
10:30​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Have a great time connecting with our community on ZOOM while working on your fiber art. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome. Recommended for Adults 18+
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Wednesday
December
16
10:30​am
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Learn graphic concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the basic tools required to edit and retouch digital images. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
December
16
10:30​am
Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.
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Wednesday
December
16
10:30​am
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Wednesday
December
16
11:00​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Join us for a virtual meetup using Zoom and explore your creativity. Whatever your hobby, let’s get together and craft while meeting new people. Recommended for adults.
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Wednesday
December
16
11:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
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Wednesday
December
16
11:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
Kick start your little one's education with Homeschool Junior! Join us for a storytime and activities all about basic concepts. Recommended for homeschoolers ages 3 - 5.
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Wednesday
December
16
11:00​am
Event Category: Video Production
Be your best in front and behind the camera. You’re invited to join a conversation with a video professional to discuss your video questions, both technical and creative
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Wednesday
December
16
11:15​am
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.
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Wednesday
December
16
11:45​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, you learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
December
16
12:00​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Be your best in front and behind the camera. You’re invited to join a conversation with a video professional to discuss your video questions, both technical and creative.
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Wednesday
December
16
12:15​pm
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Learn how to use selection tools and layers. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
December
16
12:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn, practice, and discuss reading strategies and complex English vocabulary. Please register!
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Wednesday
December
16
12:30​pm
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.
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Wednesday
December
16
1:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
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Wednesday
December
16
1:45​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Want to display data properly on your web page? Learn how to build a responsive table to showcase your data. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
December
16
1:45​pm
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.
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Wednesday
December
16
1:45​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Want to display data properly on your web page? Learn how to build a responsive table to showcase your data. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
December
16
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.
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Wednesday
December
16
2:00​pm
Each month we will conduct awesome experiments, learning all about chemistry, physics and more. Recommended for upper elementary and tweens. Registration required.
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Wednesday
December
16
2:00​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Premiere Rush is an all-in-one video production app for mobile devices. Learn how to apply and adjust settings for social media, YouTube, and iOS filmmaking.
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Wednesday
December
16
2:15​pm
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Learn how to use layer styles, custom shapes, text tool, gradient tool, save and print. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
December
16
2:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Wednesday
December
16
3:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Embrace all things cozy as we learn about the Danish tradition of Hygge and craft a heart ornament! Recommended for ages 13-18.
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Wednesday
December
16
3:00​pm
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Students will meet via Zoom to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview, with The 2008 Version of the Civics Test. 12/15 Class 1 12/16 Class 2
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Wednesday
December
16
3:30​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Turn an empty jar into a winter wonderland with this fun craft. Recommended for ages 6-12.
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Wednesday
December
16
3:30​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Create a winter themed greeting card with a flashing LED! Use electronic components and conductive paint to construct a simple circuit. This class is taught by Melrose Center Fab Lab Instructors.
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Wednesday
December
16
3:30​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Do you want to interact with your users? Learn how to create an interactive form to collect data from your site visitors. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
December
16
4:00​pm
Event Categories: Storytime; Authors, Books, Writing
Hear us read aloud one of the Sunshine State Jr (K-2) books, and then enjoy an activity! This month we're reading "Superbuns!: Kindness is Her Superpower." Recommended for ages 6 - 8.
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Wednesday
December
16
4:00​pm
Practica tu español! Develop your Spanish language skills through conversation. Recommended for adults.
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Wednesday
December
16
4:00​pm
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Learn common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
December
16
4:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Do you have questions about how to put language together to express yourself well? Do you need more help with topics in other English classes? Well, this is the class for you!
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Wednesday
December
16
4:00​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Introduction to HitFilm Express, a free software with professional effects to edit videos. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Wednesday
December
16
4:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Join us for fun trivia about all things Bond, James Bond.
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Wednesday
December
16
4:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
In this class, i will show you the basics and the interface of this powerful mobile app for the iPad that revolutionized the art world.
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Wednesday
December
16
5:45​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Learn how to knit slippers as comfortable as a cloud. Choose between four different shoe sizes.
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Wednesday
December
16
6:00​pm
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Avoid overindulging this holiday season. Watch live as Yamira Lee Johnson, head chef and founder of Breaking Bread with Mira and certified holistic life coach, shows you how to make a healthy dessert.
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Wednesday
December
16
6:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Wednesday
December
16
6:30​pm
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
Oral history is an important part of genealogical research. Learn how to get the most information from the family members you interview.
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Wednesday
December
16
7:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Thursday
December
17
10:00​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Science & Math
You don't need a white coat and a fancy lab to be a scientist. You already have all you need: your brain and amazing senses! Ages 3-5.
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Thursday
December
17
10:00​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Want to take your coding skills to the next level? Learn how to write proper Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) code and format Web pages using external style sheets.
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Thursday
December
17
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
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Thursday
December
17
10:15​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Sashiko hand sewing is a Japanese style hand sewing technique using the simple running stitch. Pre-Requisite: Hand Sewing: Basic Level 4 or basic hand sewing skills.
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Thursday
December
17
10:30​am
Event Categories: Games & Activities; Arts & Crafting
They are red and white and sure smell nice! Join us for stories, crafts and activities inspired by sweet peppermint treats. Recommended for toddlers 18-36 months.
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Thursday
December
17
10:30​am
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
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Thursday
December
17
11:00​am
Become a leaf peeper and strengthen your observation skills by comparing leaves. Presented as a part of the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Project WILD. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Thursday
December
17
11:00​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Celebrate winter with this themed class teaching the basics of making pop-up cards, as we put the engineering into paper engineering! This class is taught by Melrose Center Fab Lab Instructors.
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Thursday
December
17
11:00​am
Event Category: Audio Production
Join the Melrose Audio team as they edit and mix an episode of 'The Reel to Real Podcast' live for release. We'll answer your questions on the editing mixing process.
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Thursday
December
17
11:45​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Thursday
December
17
11:45​am
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.
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Thursday
December
17
12:00​pm
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
Explore the rich research resources and collections that are held in a variety of repositories in the five boroughs of New York City. Discover what records are available and how to use them.
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Thursday
December
17
12:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us for a virtual meeting using ZOOM where we will review different grammar points in English and basic sentence writing.
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Thursday
December
17
12:10​pm
Event Categories: Health & Wellness; General Events
Join experts as they answer your questions about your caregiving needs! This Seminar is part of a monthly LIFE Information for Elders series. Registration required.
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Thursday
December
17
1:00​pm
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Create graphics with a simple to use programming language. Processing is used to create data visualization programs, interactive media, 3D art and multimedia software.
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Thursday
December
17
1:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Join us for a virtual class where we will demonstrate how to make some fun and easy winter crafts to celebrate the season.
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Thursday
December
17
1:15​pm
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately.
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Thursday
December
17
1:30​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Do you want to draw more attention to your site? A full-screen video background is a solution.
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Thursday
December
17
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
This three-week series will introduce beginners to basic hand sewing techniques while creating a project. This is a 3-week series.
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Thursday
December
17
2:00​pm
Event Category: General Events
Get real-time recommendations from OCLS Librarians on what to read next or what to read on specific topics through Facebook: facebook.com/oclslib or Twitter: twitter.com/oclslibrary
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Thursday
December
17
2:00​pm
Record it right the first time. Understand the workings of guitars, isolate the best sound and use techniques to capture the perfect sound. This class is taught by Melrose Center Audio Instructors.
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Thursday
December
17
2:15​pm
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Create interactive graphics with a simple to use programming language. Learn to program mouse interactions to add and change a shape's size, color and location.
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Thursday
December
17
2:30​pm
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
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Thursday
December
17
2:30​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Explore and experience the Wonderful World of Winter, even in Florida, with your Hiawassee Library family. Let's chill out together, maybe over a cup of hot cocoa!
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Thursday
December
17
3:00​pm
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
During this 4-class program, students will meet to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.
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Thursday
December
17
3:30​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Create colorful bracelets with cardboard looms and yarn. Learn how to measure and make your bracelet using kumihimo weaving techniques.
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Thursday
December
17
4:00​pm
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Join Orlando Mayor Buddy's Book Club virtual event and celebrate the completion of our latest book, New Kid by Jerry Craft! Recommended for ages 8-12.
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Thursday
December
17
4:00​pm
Event Categories: Graphic Design; Arts & Crafting
Learn digital painting concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the basic tools and workflow of the free software known as Krita. Recommended Audience: Teens & Adult
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Thursday
December
17
4:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Thursday
December
17
4:00​pm
This virtual event will introduce learners to the Blender interface, workflow, how to access tools and edit attributes of a 3D project. This class is taught by Melrose Center Instructors.
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Thursday
December
17
4:30​pm
Event Categories: Storytime; Science & Math
All aboard for stories, science, and more as we sail off to explore literary adventures.  
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Thursday
December
17
4:30​pm
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Write real code. Explore the JavaScript programming language with characters from Star Wars.
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Thursday
December
17
6:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Do you love working with your hands to create fun projects? This is the place for you! Create a new craft every month with fellow adult crafters!
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Thursday
December
17
6:30​pm
The Food 101 series introduces you to a new topic every month, examining the historical and social significance of what we eat.
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Thursday
December
17
7:00​pm
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Join the Hiawassee Book Club to discuss "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman.
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Thursday
December
17
7:00​pm
Event Categories: Health & Wellness; Cooking & Food
The wellness industry is abuzz about "alkaline foods." Holistic Chef Joycelyn Bryant will discuss what exactly alkaline foods are, their benefits, and show you how you can work them into your diet.
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Thursday
December
17
7:00​pm
Event Category: Games & Activities
Are you the smartest person you know? Test your knowledge and compete head to head against your friends to see if you've got what it takes to be this week's trivia champion!
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Friday
December
18
10:00​am
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Just in time for winter, we're making a hooded cowl. We'll be sewing curves and using patterns. Make sure you get your fabric.
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Friday
December
18
10:00​am
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.
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Friday
December
18
10:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
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Friday
December
18
10:00​am
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Start your programming adventure with the basics. Create a mobile web app while learning key concepts, including algorithms, programs, events and debugging.
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Friday
December
18
10:00​am
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services by appointment only. To make an appointment visit ocls.info/socialworker.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Friday
December
18
10:30​am
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Friday
December
18
10:30​am
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
This simple paper flower gift topper will add a special touch to gifts.
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Friday
December
18
11:00​am
Join CFCArts Music Therapist Ashley Lewis as she instructs your family on designing the perfect family mood playlist using the techniques of music therapy. Materials Needed: Access to a music resource
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Friday
December
18
11:00​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Arts & Crafting
4-3-2-1! Get ready for winter with stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3-5.
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Friday
December
18
11:15​am
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Make photos pop with black and white effects. Learn multiple ways to convert photos to black and white, apply adjustment layers and create enhancing effects.
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Friday
December
18
11:15​am
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Continue your programming adventure with the fundamentals. Create a mobile web app while learning key concepts, including inputs and variables.
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Friday
December
18
12:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
VIrtual Event: Writing Clearly is a grammar and writing course for Advanced Learner focuses on grammar complex ideas, including sentence structures, phrases, and vocabulary building.
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Friday
December
18
12:30​pm
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Take an average photo and make it pop. Learn basic color correction techniques and make global and location adjustments to images in Adobe Camera Raw.
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Friday
December
18
1:00​pm
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
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Friday
December
18
1:30​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for Intermediate speakers designed to introduce learners to the rules of spelling and pronunciation of English words and phrases.
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Friday
December
18
1:45​pm
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Make simple text appear sensational! Learn to use filters, adjustment layers and brush tools to create text the appears to be on fire or a cloud of smoke.
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Friday
December
18
2:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Create a detailed snowflake ornament that will show off your crochet skills. Practice working with crochet thread and smaller crochet hooks to put your skills to the test.
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Friday
December
18
2:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Join us virtually for a fun af