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.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Southwest Branch
Tell your stories and adventures on the screen! Set the scene with dozens of cool 3D backgrounds and add animated characters and objects, each with its own unique story to tell.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at West Oaks 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! #tween
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at South Creek Branch
Put together cool comic drawings using Comic Life. Change layouts, add cartoons, and write a story to make your comic drawings come alive!
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Melrose Center
Use Snap Circuits to explore the power of the sun while you build solar powered alarms, radios, and experiment with light levels. Explore the basic science of solar power and how they impact our everyday lives. Make learning about electronics a snap. Fun for anyone ages 8 years and up. Registered children under 12 must be accompanied by a registered adult, guardian or older sibling in the workshop. #tic
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Windermere 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, March 12, 2014 at North Orange Branch
Use a collection of digital media such as photos, narration and music to create a compelling visual story. Turn your story into a video that you can share with family and friends. #tween
Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Edgewater Branch
Crunch numbers in Microsoft Excel and learn how to use the tools needed to create a basic spreadsheet. #whizkids
Saturday, March 15, 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.
Saturday, March 15, 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
Saturday, March 15, 2014 at South Creek Branch
Add cool effects to your photos, such as cartoon transformations, image morphing, artistic painting and much more using an easy-to-use Web-based photo-editing application.
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.