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, Edgewater Branch, Melrose Center, North Orange Branch, South Creek Branch, Southeast Branch, Southwest Branch, Washington Park Branch, West Oaks Branch, Windermere Branch, and Winter Garden Branch.
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.
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Alafaya 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. #tweens
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Melrose Center
Create a personalized greeting card with a flashing LED! Use electronic components and conductive paint to construct a simple circuit. Learn basic electronics concepts like polarity, switches, conductivity and LEDs. Registered children under 12 must be accompanied by a registered adult, guardian or older sibling in the workshop. Fee-based class. Cost: $5 To pay for your class please call us at 407.835.7323 or visit any of our locations in person. #tic #tween
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at South Creek Branch
Have fun with physics! Use the PHUN computer program to see how objects react in this physics simulator.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Southwest Branch
There's only one thing cooler than using a computer program and that is creating one. Explore the world of computer programming in a friendly development environment that is easy to master.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at West Oaks Branch
Use an image-editing program to create and modify your very own digital work of art. #tween
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Southeast Branch
Bring your digital artwork to life using CrazyTalk Animator. Animate your comic drawings with crazy animated features such as movement, audio, and realistic backgrounds. #campsavvy #Tween
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at South Creek Branch
Direct, produce and edit your own movie using Microsoft Windows Movie Maker. Create a movie with video clips and photos. Spruce up your movie by adding cool transitions, effects and movie titles. #tween
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Winter Garden Branch
Direct, produce and edit your own movie using Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker. Create a movie with video clips and photos. Spruce up your movie by adding cool transitions, effects and movie titles.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at North Orange Branch
Have fun putting together a digital-online scrapbook filled with your favorite memories and pictures from the school year or family events.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Windermere Branch
Students will be introduced to basic concepts of simple machines and motion. Students will assemble a device using K'nex Students will describe the machine and it's use. #tweens
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.