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, Edgewater 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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4:30
PM

Whiz kids: Create 2D Animations Level 1 »

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Washington Park Branch

Bring your digital artwork to life using CrazyTalk. Animate your comic drawings with crazy animated features such as movement, audio and realistic backgrounds.

5:45
PM

Whiz Kids: Create 2D Animations Level 2 »

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Washington Park Branch

Use CrazyTalk's customization, animation tools and controls to create a cool movie starring Squirt, the Library's mascot!

3:00
PM

Whiz Kids: Basic Electronics Using Snap Circuits »

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at Alafaya Branch

Use snap circuits to explore the basics of electronics while you build exciting projects such as a flashing light, an alarm, a doorbell and more. Make learning electronics a snap. Fun for anyone ages 9 and up. Registration Required. Call 407.835.7323 to register. Registered children under 12 must be accompanied by a registered adult, guardian or older sibling in the workshop. #tweens

4:00
PM

WhizKids: Exploring Circuitry Using LED Lights ($) »

Wednesday, October 01, 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

4:45
PM

Whiz Kids: Create Comic Strips »

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at Windermere Branch

Put together cool comic drawings using Comic Life. Change layouts, add cartoons and write a story to make your comic drawings come alive!

10:30
AM

Whiz Kids: Easy Typing »

Saturday, October 04, 2014 at Washington Park Branch

Have fun playing games that can help you speed up your typing skills and learn how to position your hands on the keyboard.

11:45
AM

Whiz Kids: Create Basic Spreadsheets »

Saturday, October 04, 2014 at Washington Park Branch

Crunch numbers in Microsoft Excel and learn how to use the tools needed to create a basic spreadsheet.

3:00
PM

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

Saturday, October 04, 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

3:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Simple Computer Programming Level 1 »

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 at Winter Garden 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. #campsavvy #SRPkids #tween

4:30
PM

Whiz Kids: Machines, Motion and Engineering Using K'NEX »

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 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.

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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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