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.
Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Alafaya Branch
Use CrazyTalk's customization, animation tools and controls to create a cool movie starring Squirt, the Library's mascot! #tween
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 at Southwest Branch
Create a dynamic slideshow presentation with animations and cool images for a school project using Microsoft PowerPoint. #WhizKids
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 at West Oaks 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.
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 at Winter Garden Branch
Create a dynamic slideshow presentation with animations and cool images for a school project using Microsoft PowerPoint. #tween
Wednesday, September 03, 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 #fabtic #tween #whizkids
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 at Windermere Branch
Add cool effects to your photos, such as cartoon transformations, image morphing and artistic painting using an easy-to-use Web-based photo-editing application.
Saturday, September 06, 2014 at Herndon Branch
Use Snap Circuits to explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such a flashing light, a radio alarm, a doorbell, and much, much more. Make learning electronics a snap! This class is taught in a collaborative learning environment. Participants may work in teams of 2-3 students. (Ages 9-12) #tween
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Southwest Branch
Tell your stories and adventures on the screen with Kids Pix! Set the scene with dozens of cool 3D backgrounds and add animated characters and objects, each with its own unique story to tell. #WhizKids
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at West Oaks Branch
Take your skills even further and learn more about using The Games Factory 2 and make another fun computer game.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Winter Garden Branch
Bring your digital artwork to life using CrazyTalk. Animate your comic drawings with crazy animated features such as movement, audio and realistic backgrounds. #tween
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.