Whiz Kids
Come join the coolest new tech club!

Join Whiz Kids, the tech club that creates comics, animates images, mixes music, makes movies, and much more. Ages 6-12.

See what we are doing this week and register by selecting a listing below, or by calling 407.835.7323.

Now at Alafaya Branch, Herndon Branch, Melrose Center, North Orange Branch, Southwest Branch, Washington Park Branch, Windermere Branch, and Winter Garden Branch.

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Technology classes are free to Library District Resident card holders, Fee card holders, and Orange County Property Owner card holders. Others may attend by paying a $10 fee at time of registration prior to class time. Please register with the child’s library card. A responsible adult or caregiver must accompany children 10 years of age or younger and must stay in close proximity while the child is participating in Whiz Kids.

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10:00
AM

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

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Melrose Center

Explore the basics of electromagnetism while you build electromagnets and experiment with metal objects. Learn the basic science of electromagnets and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap. #tic #fabtic #whizkids

4:30
PM

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

Monday, June 01, 2015 at Melrose Center

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! #tic #fabtic #whizkids

5:15
PM

WhizKids: Tech Hangout (9-12) »

Monday, June 01, 2015 at Herndon Branch

Would you like to further explore a topic or idea covered in one of our classes? Come hangout with other kids and dig a little deeper. #afterschool #whizkids

5:30
PM

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

Monday, June 01, 2015 at Windermere Branch

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

4:45
PM

Whiz Kids: Intro to Circuitry Using Snap Circuits (8-12) »

Tuesday, June 02, 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! #afterschool

3:30
PM

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

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 at Winter Garden Branch

Explore the basics of radio electronics while you build AM transmitters, AM radios and FM radios. Learn the basic science of radio waves and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap. #afterschool #whizkids

4:45
PM

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

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 at Windermere Branch

Use K'NEX construction system to build machines such as transmissions, drag racers, cranes, rocket launchers, and more. Make learning about simple machines, motion and engineering fun with hands-on building. Fun for anyone ages 9 years and up. Registered children under 12 must be accompanied by a registered adult, guardian or older sibling in the workshop. All participants must register to attend. This class is taught in a collaborative learning environment. Participants may work in teams of 2-3 students. #tic #fabtic

4:30
PM

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

Sunday, June 07, 2015 at Melrose Center

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! #tic #fabtic #whizkids

4:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Easy Typing for Kids »

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at North Orange 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

1:00
PM

Camp Savvy: littleBits: Engineering and Design (8-12) »

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Windermere Branch

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

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A $5 late cancellation fee will be charged unless reservations are cancelled by 11:59 pm the day before the class is scheduled. For more information visit www.ocls.info/cancelfee or call 407.835.7323.

Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any class or program due to a disability may arrange for accommodations by contacting the location at which the event is held at least seven days prior to the event.

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