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Classes and events are virtual and in-person. Registration is strongly encouraged for in-person events, attendance may be limited.

Tuesday March 5 10:30am

Online (Virtual Room – Youth Services 2)

Event Categories: Coding & Robotics; Live Online Class

Complete challenges using code. Explore computer science with characters from Frozen, Minecraft and Star Wars in Hour of Code tutorials.

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Tuesday March 5 1:30pm

Online (Virtual Room – Youth Services 2)

Event Categories: Coding & Robotics; Live Online Class

Learn how to animate stories with code. Create custom characters and backgrounds, write programs and bring it all to life. Learn the basics of computer science with the iPad ScratchJr app.

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Tuesday March 5 1:30pm

Orlando Public Library (Blue Room)

Event Categories: Basic Tech Skills

Learn safety tips and good practices when using the Internet.

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Tuesday March 5 3:30pm

Fairview Shores Branch (Fairview Shores – Computer Classroom)

Event Categories: Basic Tech Skills; Coding & Robotics

Machines can learn just like us! Explore the ocean while learning how machines can see patterns and predict outcomes.

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Wednesday March 6 2:15pm

Eatonville Branch (Meeting Room)

Event Categories: Science & Math

Have fun with physics! Simulate physics in the real world with Algodoo. Experiment with objects and see how they react to the forces of gravity and friction.

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Wednesday March 6 3:30pm

Fairview Shores Branch (Fairview Shores – Computer Classroom)

Event Categories: Arts & Crafting

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

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Wednesday March 6 4:00pm

Washington Park Branch (Washington Park – Technology Classroom)

Event Categories: Coding & Robotics; Game Design & Virtual Reality; Games & Activities

Make your own Minecraft world! Program the environment, animals and mobs. Use algorithms, functions, loops, and conditions to complete code challenges.

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Wednesday March 6 4:00pm

Alafaya Branch (Alafaya – Computer Lab)

Event Categories: Coding & Robotics; Science & Math

Explore science and engineering with LEGOs! Learn about earthquakes, and how we can build buildings to withstand different magnitudes while building your own earthquake simulator.

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Thursday March 7 11:00am

Orlando Public Library (Blue Room)

Event Categories: Graphic Design; Web Design

Learn the frame animation capabilities of Adobe Photoshop through the creation of an animated GIF.

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Thursday March 7 11:00am

Orlando Public Library (Purple Room)

Event Categories: Coding & Robotics; Maker/DIY

Explore the basics of coding electronics while you build exciting projects with Snapino. Program an Arduino to control LED lights.

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Presidential Preference Primary Election Early Voting at Select Library Locations

Ten OCLS Branch locations will host early voting for the 2024 Early Voting Primary Election from Monday, March 4 to Sunday, March 17 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.): Alafaya, Chickasaw, Fairview Shores, Hiawassee, South Creek, Southeast, Southwest, Washington Park, West Oaks, and Winter Garden. Learn more about early voting at select library locations >