Join Whiz Kids, the tech club that creates comics, animates images, mixes music, makes movies, and much more. Ages 6-12.
See what we are doing this week and register by selecting a listing below, or by calling 407.835.7323.
Technology classes are free to Library District Resident card holders, Fee card holders, and Orange County Property Owner card holders. Others may attend by paying a $10 fee at time of registration prior to class time. Please register with the child’s library card. A responsible adult or caregiver must accompany children 10 years of age or younger and must stay in close proximity while the child is participating in Whiz Kids.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Windermere Branch
Explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such a flashing light, a radio alarm, a doorbell and much more. Learn the basic science of electronics and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning electronics a snap!
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch
Explore the basics of electromagnetism while you build electromagnets and experiment with metal objects. Learn the basic science of electromagnets and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap. #tic #fabtic #whizkids
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at North Orange Branch
Use an image-editing program to create and modify your very own digital work of art.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Windermere Branch
Build machines such as transmissions, drag racers, cranes, rocket launchers, and more. Make learning about simple machines, motion and engineering fun with hands-on building.
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Melrose Center
Build electronic models that solve real world problems with these simple to use kits of electronic components. Learn how power, sensors and output devices can be combined to construct machines that react to their surroundings. (Ages 9-12) #tic #fabtic #whizkids
Monday, February 02, 2015 at Windermere Branch
Ever dreamed of making your own video game? Now you can with The Games Factory 2. It provides everything you need to create cool computer games.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 at Windermere Branch
Have fun with physics! Use the PHUN computer program to see how objects react in this physics simulator.
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 at Southeast Branch
Have fun playing games that can help you speed up your typing skills and learn how to position your hands on the keyboard like a pro! #whizkids
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch
Create awesome photo mash-ups in Adobe Photoshop! Learn how to use basic tools, brushes, and the concepts of layers and background removal.
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 at North Orange Branch
Create a dynamic slideshow presentation with animations and cool images for a school project using Microsoft PowerPoint.
A $5 late cancellation fee will be charged unless reservations are cancelled by 11:59 pm the day before the class is scheduled. For more information visit www.ocls.info/cancelfee or call 407.835.7323.
Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any class or program due to a disability may arrange for accommodations by contacting the location at which the event is held at least seven days prior to the event.