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Upcoming Events

Thursday
January
20
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Turn a pile of old t-shirts into a DIY dog toys your pup will love. Learn how to make t-shirt yarn and braid it into a durable tug-of-war toy for your dog.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:00​am
(Southeast - Language Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Language Learning
Explore and learn English (ESOL) or the language of your choice in an open lab environment. Learn and practice using one of the available programs. #ellis#esol #esl
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:00​am
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks to get you started in organizing your personal or business finances.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:00​am
(Chickasaw - Stage)
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services .
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:15​am
(South Creek - Computer Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:15​am
(Sarchet Community Room)
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:15​am
(North Orange - Computer Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:15​am
(Eatonville - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
20
10:15​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:15​am
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Sashiko hand sewing is a Japanese style hand sewing technique using the simple running stitch. Pre-Requisite: Hand Sewing: basic hand sewing skills.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:15​am
(Hiawassee - Training Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:15​am
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:30​am
Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for babies.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:30​am
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:30​am
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
Learn more >
Thursday
January
20
10:30​am
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Audio Production
Capture the right sound. Discover how microphones work, the key differences between microphones, and how to set up and tear down microphones, stands and cables. (tic101)
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Thursday
January
20
10:30​am
(Fab Lab)
Event Category: Maker/DIY
Bring your design to reality with the Silhouette Cameo 4 at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Cameo 4.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:30​am
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:30​am
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:30​am
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Photography
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Thursday
January
20
10:30​am
(Chickasaw - Combined Meeting Room)
Event Category: Language Learning
The English Literacy for U.S. Citizenship Series prepares students with limited English language proficiency for the reading, writing and interview portions of the United States Naturalization Test .
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:30​am
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
Ring in the Chinese New Year at the library! Enjoy stories, crafts, and activities to kick off the Year of the Tiger. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:45​am
(Sarchet Community Room)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
10:45​am
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
11:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
11:00​am
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
11:00​am
(Virtual Room - Winter Garden)
Event Categories: Storytime; Health & Wellness
Have a great time exploring feelings and emotions with your early learner! Recommended for ages 3-5.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
11:15​am
(Sarchet Community Room)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
11:15​am
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
11:30​am
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
11:45​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
11:45​am
(South Creek - Computer Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
11:45​am
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.
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Thursday
January
20
12:00​pm
(Virtual Room - West Oaks)
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
This series will cover the nine core elements that you need to build a strong foundation for your genealogical research. Each week will focus on a different record group.
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Thursday
January
20
12:00​pm
Event Category: Photography
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
12:10​pm
(Albertson Room)
Increase your awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Related Dementias by learning about early signs and symptoms, communication techniques, and resources to help individuals and their families.
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Thursday
January
20
12:15​pm
(Chickasaw - Combined Meeting Room)
Event Category: Language Learning
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!
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Thursday
January
20
12:15​pm
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Audio Production
Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. (tic101)
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Thursday
January
20
12:30​pm
(West Oaks - Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Better prepare yourself for the big day! Learn the interview process and become familiar with popular websites that provide supporting information.
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Thursday
January
20
12:30​pm
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Reading Clearly for Intermediate learners explores English grammar and vocabulary for comprehension and vocabulary development.
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Thursday
January
20
12:30​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Create a great tote bag for carrying groceries, craft projects and more. Using a simple pattern, you will learn to make a tote bag and build on basic sewing techniques.
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Thursday
January
20
1:00​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Whether you are off to work or off to hike, this messenger bag is a great accessory! Create a unique bag you can show off.
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Thursday
January
20
1:00​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 1)
Learn to extrude, subdivide and edit a geometry to create a biped character.
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Thursday
January
20
1:00​pm
Event Category: Health & Wellness
What's going on inside the human body? Learn about how the body functions and what we can do to make our bodies healthier.
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Thursday
January
20
1:30​pm
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Photography
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.
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Thursday
January
20
1:30​pm
(Video Learning Lab)
Event Category: Video Production
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
2:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
2:30​pm
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Audio Production
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)
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Thursday
January
20
3:00​pm
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Fill in a magic coloring page and watch your picture come to life. Use an awesome app called Quiver to interact with the page and even play games using a smart device - that's augmented reality!
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
3:00​pm
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
3:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Citizenship Inspired)
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
During this 3-class program, students will meet to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.
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Thursday
January
20
3:00​pm
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Photography
Practice with the studio's lighting equipment and learn how to properly place them in order to get the best lighting effects.
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Thursday
January
20
3:15​pm
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
3:15​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
20
3:30​pm
(Fab Lab)
Event Category: Maker/DIY
Prior to reserving the Silhouette Cameo 4, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute assessment.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
3:45​pm
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
4:00​pm
(South Trail - Computer Lab)
Whether you’re a seasoned composer, songwriter or a beginner looking for inspiration, enjoy discussions on anything revolving around music. All styles appreciated and welcome! Let's get inspired!
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
4:00​pm
(Virtual Branch Shared Room)
What are the best foods to eat to fuel your body before a fun workout? Get ready, eat a snack and get active! Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Thursday
January
20
4:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Make friends around the globe by learning a new language. Use immersive online library resources to learn a new language today.
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Thursday
January
20
4:00​pm
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
20
4:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Southeast)
Intermediate Spanish- Come and learn grammar with Ms. Brenda.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
4:15​pm
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
4:30​pm
(Fairview Shores - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Games & Activities
We have a radical 80's movie mystery on our hands! Do you have what it takes to solve puzzles, answer riddles and escape? Registration required. Recommended for kids ages 6-12.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
4:30​pm
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
4:30​pm
(Sarchet Community Room)
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target vocabulary, grammar structure, and conversation practices based on specific topics.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
20
4:30​pm
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Want to take your coding skills to the next level? Learn how to write proper Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) code and format Web pages using external style sheets.
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Thursday
January
20
4:30​pm
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Audio Production
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
20
4:30​pm
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Photography
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
4:55​pm
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
20
5:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Create the world for your Roblox games. Learn to use pre-designed and custom elements to build your world from scratch with Roblox Studio.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
5:30​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Live Online Class
Start loom knitting today! Learn how to use a loom to knit and create a cuff bracelet or necklace.
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Thursday
January
20
6:15​pm
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
6:20​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
20
7:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Fairview Shores)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Are you the smartest person you know? Test your knowledge and compete head to head against your friends to see if you've got what it takes to be this week's trivia champion!
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:00​am
(Learning Cube)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Start knitting today! Learn basic techniques while creating your first project, a bookmark for your next favorite read.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:00​am
(Sarchet Community Room)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
New to sewing and ready for that first simple project? These easy to make coasters, based on the four square quilt block design, make great gifts for many occasions.
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No Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:00​am
(Southeast - Language Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Language Learning
Explore and learn English (ESOL) or the language of your choice in an open lab environment. Learn and practice using one of the available programs. #ellis#esol #esl
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:15​am
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:15​am
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
Learn more >
Friday
January
21
10:15​am
(Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:15​am
(South Trail - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
Learn more >
Friday
January
21
10:15​am
(Washington Park - Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate within the computer's interface. Practice using these two devices with hands-on exercises and online resources.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:15​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
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Friday
January
21
10:30​am
(Chickasaw - Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Aprender los conceptos y terminología de la Internet. Familiarícese con los navegadores web mientras navega por la Internet.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:30​am
Learn how to create, forward, reply, and add attachments to e-mails.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:30​am
(Chickasaw - Combined Meeting Room)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:30​am
(Virtual Room - South Trail)
Event Category: Graphic Design
Get creative with Canva's amazing graphic design platform to build social media graphics, video content, and so much more. Join us for a showcase of this freemium platform.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:30​am
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:45​am
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Friday
January
21
10:45​am
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
Learn more >
Friday
January
21
11:00​am
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
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Friday
January
21
11:00​am
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Learn more >
Friday
January
21
11:00​am
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Learn more >
Friday
January
21
11:00​am
(Hiawassee - Meeting Room)
Event Category: General Events
Our book selection is “Call of the Wild” by Jack London. Visit our location for a free copy of the book to keep for your home library, while supplies last!
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No Registration Required
Friday
January
21
11:15​am
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Friday
January
21
11:15​am
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
Learn more >
Friday
January
21
11:30​am
(Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
11:30​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.
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Friday
January
21
11:35​am
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.
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Friday
January
21
11:45​am
(Chickasaw - Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Aprenda sobre motores de búsqueda y sobre técnicas de búsqueda para encontrar exactamente lo que está buscando en la Internet.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
11:45​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks.
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Friday
January
21
11:45​am
Learn how to schedule appointments and set tasks and reminders.
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Friday
January
21
12:00​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for Intermediate speakers designed to introduce learners to the rules of spelling and pronunciation of English words and phrases.
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Friday
January
21
12:15​pm
(Chickasaw - Combined Meeting Room)
Event Category: Language Learning
Do you have questions about how to put language together to express yourself well? Do you need more help with topics in other English classes? Well, this is the class for you!
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Friday
January
21
1:00​pm
(Washington Park - Technology Classroom)
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.
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Friday
January
21
1:00​pm
(Melrose Classroom)
Learn the basics about programming custom behaviors for your game objects with C Sharp (C#).
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
1:30​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
1:30​pm
(Hiawassee - Training Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.
Learn more >
Friday
January
21
2:00​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Use pebble stitch to create a functional washcloth out of cotton yarn. Students will use chaining, single, and double crochet to complete this project.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
2:00​pm
(North Orange - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Friday
January
21
2:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Use templates with ease. Modify text and picture placeholders, explore paste options, format pictures and insert charts.
Learn more >
Friday
January
21
2:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Join us for a fun afternoon where you will learn to be more creative by developing and expressing your art skill. This art class is designed to help children improve their motor skills.
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Friday
January
21
2:15​pm
(Washington Park - Technology Classroom)
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
2:15​pm
Event Categories: Photography; Graphic Design
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
3:00​pm
(Melrose Conference Room)
Learn how to capture values from an input device and use them to program your player game object to move, rotate and jump.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
4:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Fairview Shores)
Event Category: Games & Activities
We have a radical 80's movie mystery on our hands! Do you have what it takes to solve puzzles, answer riddles and escape? Registration required. Recommended for kids ages 6-12.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
21
4:00​pm
Event Categories: Photography; Graphic Design
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.
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Friday
January
21
4:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Create Roblox games. In this introduction to game design and coding learn how to manipulate 3D parts to create obstacles and racers, then use code to bring your game to life.
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Friday
January
21
4:00​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Are your embroidery projects piling up? Bring a work-in-progress and catch up while you "catch up" with other embroidery artists. All levels are welcome.
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Friday
January
21
5:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Fly around the globe and view famous world landmarks using Google Earth.
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Saturday
January
22
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.
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Saturday
January
22
10:00​am
(Southeast - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
During this 3-week program, students will meet once each week to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
10:00​am
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
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Saturday
January
22
10:00​am
(Virtual Room - North Orange)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led virtual program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
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Saturday
January
22
10:00​am
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Live Online Class
Keep your fingers free and your hands warm with a pair of mitts. Practice your beginning knitting skills, while learning how to seam up your knits.
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No Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
10:00​am
(Southeast - Language Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Language Learning
Explore and learn English (ESOL) or the language of your choice in an open lab environment. Learn and practice using one of the available programs. #ellis#esol #esl
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Saturday
January
22
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Make friends around the globe by learning a new language. Use immersive online library resources to learn a new language today.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
10:15​am
(Technology Classroom)
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.
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Saturday
January
22
10:30​am
(Chickasaw - Technology Classroom)
Event Category: 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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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
10:30​am
(Melrose Conference Room)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
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Saturday
January
22
10:30​am
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
10:30​am
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
10:30​am
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
10:30​am
(Melrose Classroom)
This class will introduce you to the basics of modeling, rigging, and animating a 3D character using Blender.
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Saturday
January
22
11:00​am
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Event Category: Animals & Pets
Meet wonderful service dogs trained by Expanding Intelligence & learn about the importance of their jobs. You will see the different tasks & tricks the dogs possess to assist their future handlers.
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cancelled No Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
11:00​am
Enjoy an incredible performance from Gemini Boulevard A Cappella, an all-gendered a cappella group out of the University of Central Florida.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
11:00​am
(Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Event Category: General Events
Ready to howl on the wild side? Join Windermere's Book chat to discuss the NEA Big Read selection The Call of the Wild by Jack London. Visit us for a free copy of the book, while supplies last!
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
11:00​am
(Fairview Shores - Meeting Room 1)
Event Categories: Storytime; Health & Wellness
Wiggle and stretch to stories, songs and rhymes focusing on motor development. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Saturday
January
22
11:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Learn to code with Dash the robot. Use the Blockly programming language to help Dash explore its neighborhood and meet its neighbors.
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No Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
11:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
Learn more >
Saturday
January
22
11:00​am
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
11:00​am
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
What are the best foods to eat to fuel your body before a fun workout? Get ready, eat a snack and get active! Recommended for families with children ages 5+.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
11:00​am
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
Learn more >
Saturday
January
22
11:15​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
11:30​am
(Under the Sea)
Event Categories: Storytime; Animals & Pets
Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a lovable, furry listener. Be An Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry presents this reading program for children with certified therapy dogs.
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No Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
11:30​am
(Alafaya - Ask at Desk Internal)
Event Categories: Storytime; Animals & Pets
Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a lovable, furry listener. Be An Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry presents this reading program for children with certified therapy dogs.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
11:30​am
(West Oaks - Children's Area)
Event Categories: Storytime; Animals & Pets
Practice your literacy skills by reading aloud to a lovable, furry listener! "Be An Angel Therapy Dogs Ministry" presents this reading program for children with certified therapy dogs.
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Saturday
January
22
11:45​am
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.
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Saturday
January
22
12:00​pm
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Language Learning
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!
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Saturday
January
22
12:30​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.
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Saturday
January
22
1:00​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Upcycle and refresh a collared shirt with a simple embroidery design. This project was curated as part of our January "Living Green" theme.
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Saturday
January
22
1:00​pm
(Albertson Room)
Explore the basics of the beautiful art form, calligraphy. Students will be introduced to a variety of pens and materials used to create different lettering styles. Registration required.
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Saturday
January
22
1:45​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Create consistency for your business by making a custom presentation template. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master that updates every slide in a presentation.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
2:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Start crocheting today. Learn to chain and single crochet stitch to create your first project, a bookmark for your favorite reads!
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
2:00​pm
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Photography
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Saturday
January
22
2:00​pm
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Join Gabrielle O. Starkes to learn about the inspiration behind her first book, "Gabrielle and the Magic Tree," and explore how trees help the environment. Book sale and signing to follow the event.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
2:30​pm
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: General Events
This monthly social is designed to bring adults together. Share your stories and have a cup of tea. It is a celebration of everyday life and celebrating the moment.
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Saturday
January
22
3:00​pm
(Washington Park - Ask at Desk)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Aprann sou istwa a ak devlopman òdinatè a, kijan òdinatè-a fonksyone, pyès ki nan konpitè ak lojisyèl. #Creole
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
22
3:00​pm
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Event Category: Graphic Design
Design professional-looking stationery using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange text and image assets and use masks, transparency, and blending modes to create eye-catching designs.
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Saturday
January
22
3:30​pm
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Photography
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.
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Saturday
January
22
4:00​pm
(Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined)
Event Category: Vehicle Simulator
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
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Saturday
January
22
4:15​pm
(Washington Park - Ask at Desk)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Aprann fondasyon òdinatè-a ak tèminoloji yo. Vinn alèz avèk senbòl ki nan ekran-an ak kòman pou deplase sourit la nan ekran-an. #Creole
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Sunday
January
23
1:30​pm
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Audio Production
Capture the right sound. Discover how microphones work, the key differences between microphones, and how to set up and tear down microphones, stands and cables. (tic101)
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Sunday
January
23
1:30​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Design eye-catching graphics using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange assets and use common design techniques and editing tools to create artwork as well as manage objects and layers.
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Sunday
January
23
1:30​pm
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
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Sunday
January
23
1:30​pm
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
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Registration Required
Sunday
January
23
2:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Youth Services 2)
Event Category: Storytime
Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages
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Sunday
January
23
2:00​pm
(Albertson Room)
Join us in the Albertson Room for a viewing of 1935's Call of the Wild starring Clark Gable and Loretta Young!
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Registration Required
Sunday
January
23
2:00​pm
Music for Autism is enhancing the quality of life and raising public awareness through free, autism-friendly, interactive concerts developed specifically for individuals with autism and families.
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Sunday
January
23
2:00​pm
(Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined)
Event Category: Vehicle Simulator
Learn to fly with a professional flight simulator using realistic flight controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
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Sunday
January
23
3:15​pm
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Audio Production
Choose the right mic. Hear how different microphones pick up and transmit sound. Discover how to use polar patterns, proximity effect and phase to get the best sound for your project. (tic101)
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Registration Required
Sunday
January
23
4:00​pm
Event Category: Education & Learning
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.
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Registration Required
Sunday
January
23
4:20​pm
Event Category: Education & Learning
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.
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Registration Required
Sunday
January
23
4:40​pm
Event Category: Education & Learning
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.
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Monday
January
24
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Comience a usar Excel hoy. Ingrese, formatee y guarde datos en hojas de cálculo. Calcule datos con fórmulas básicas.
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Monday
January
24
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Learn basic Web design processes and terminology and how to create a simple Web page using HTML tags. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Let your pet make a fashion statement with these easy to make pet bandanas. Create a fun bandana that slides onto your pet's collar.
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Monday
January
24
10:00​am
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Live Online Class
Create a comfortable knit top with a delicate lace shoulder and neckline. Knit in cotton yarn, the Diane top will be a staple of your wardrobe across the seasons. Class series runs weekly 01/24-03/14.
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No Registration Required
Monday
January
24
10:00​am
(Southeast - Language Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Language Learning
Explore and learn English (ESOL) or the language of your choice in an open lab environment. Learn and practice using one of the available programs. #ellis#esol #esl
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Monday
January
24
10:15​am
(South Creek - Computer Lab)
Utilice las plantillas de Microsoft Word para crear un resume profesional. Audiencia Recomendada: Adultos #tec101
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
10:15​am
(Hiawassee - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Storytime
Recommended for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers ages 0-5.
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No Registration Required
Monday
January
24
10:15​am
(Eatonville - Meeting Room)
Can you hop like a frog? Waddle like a penguin? Run like a cheetah? See if you can move like the animals do! Recommended for 18-36 months.
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No Registration Required
Monday
January
24
10:15​am
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
10:15​am
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.
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No Registration Required
Monday
January
24
10:15​am
(Fairview Shores - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
Learn more >
Monday
January
24
10:15​am
(Technology Classroom)
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.
Learn more >
Monday
January
24
10:15​am
(South Trail - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Aprann fondasyon òdinatè-a ak tèminoloji yo. Vinn alèz avèk senbòl ki nan ekran-an ak kòman pou deplase sourit la nan ekran-an. #Creole
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
10:30​am
(Chickasaw - Technology Classroom)
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and library resources.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
10:30​am
(Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business or personal finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
10:30​am
(Fab Lab)
Event Category: Maker/DIY
Learn to use a professional and always free design software, Blender, to create 3D models.
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Monday
January
24
10:30​am
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
10:30​am
Event Category: Education & Learning
Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.
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No Registration Required
Monday
January
24
10:45​am
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
11:00​am
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Categories: Storytime; Arts & Crafting
Pull up a chair and warm up at our winter tea party. Savor stories, songs, and activities that will bring our tea party to life. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
11:00​am
(Hiawassee - Meeting Room)
Learn about pets through stories, rhymes and activities designed to help preschoolers develop the necessary skills to become readers and succeed in kindergarten. Recommended for ages 4-5.
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Monday
January
24
11:00​am
(Red Room)
Event Category: Audio Production
Explore the fundamentals of sound theory. Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types. (tic101)
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
11:00​am
(Virtual Room - Alafaya)
Event Category: Storytime
Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street? Let's make it a sunny day with a storytime and craft celebrating our favorite friends. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Monday
January
24
11:15​am
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Calcule datos con las funciones básicas de SUM (SUMA) y AVERAGE (PROMEDIO). Utilice opciones automáticas que incluyen relleno automático y flash para optimizar su flujo de trabajo.
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No Registration Required
Monday
January
24
11:15​am
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
11:30​am
(South Trail - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
Learn more >
Monday
January
24
11:45​am
(South Creek - Computer Lab)
¿Estás atascado en tu resume? ¿Necesita ideas constructivas para comenzar? ¡Déjanos ayudarte! Un instructor estará disponible para ayudarlo en este laboratorio abierto.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
11:45​am
(Chickasaw - Technology Classroom)
Become familiar with popular job search websites and common questions asked on job applications. Learn how to use various Internet resources to search and apply for jobs.
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Monday
January
24
11:45​am
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.
Learn more >
Monday
January
24
11:45​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Want to expand your skills? Learn how to layout Web pages using HTML5 tags. In this class, you learn how to create a header, footer and different sections in a Web page. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Monday
January
24
12:00​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for beginners. The class is designed to introduce learners to the basics of the sounds of English for pronunciation.
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Monday
January
24
12:30​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
1:00​pm
Understand velocity, acceleration, speed, and momentum through a short lecture and building activity to really make the lesson stick! Recommended for ages 6-12
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Monday
January
24
1:30​pm
(Red Room)
Event Category: Audio Production
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that the pros use. (tic101)
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Monday
January
24
1:30​pm
(Virtual Room - Southeast)
Event Category: Language Learning
VIrtual: Writing Clearly is a grammar and writing course for Intermediate Learner that focuses on grammar complex ideas, including sentence structures, phrases, and vocabulary building.
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Monday
January
24
1:30​pm
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.
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Monday
January
24
2:00​pm
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Get organized with your iPad or iPhone. Learn to create and edit events, reminders, lists and notes with Calendar, Reminders and Notes apps.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
2:00​pm
(Fab Lab)
Event Category: Maker/DIY
Bring your 3D Design to reality with a 3D Printer at the Fab Lab. Learn how to use the slicing software, proper settings on the printer and gain access to our 3D printers in the Fab Lab.
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Monday
January
24
2:00​pm
(Hiawassee - Training Lab)
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.
Learn more >
Monday
January
24
2:00​pm
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Learn more >
Monday
January
24
2:15​pm
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Monday
January
24
3:00​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
3:00​pm
(South Trail - Computer Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Language Learning
Meet up each week to interact with other Creole speakers who are learning English as a second language.
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Monday
January
24
3:30​pm
Event Category: Video Production
Edit your video faster and more accurately with Adobe Premiere. Split and trim video clips with precision directly in the Timeline. Add built-in effects, transitions, and titles to your film.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
4:00​pm
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business or personal finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet.
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Monday
January
24
4:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Category: Education & Learning
Bring your ideas to life. Draw and animate shapes in Microsoft PowerPoint. Combine shapes into pictures, then use simple formatting, transition and animation tools.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
4:00​pm
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Audio Production
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
4:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Join us to make a craft with macaroni. Recommended for ages 5-12.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
4:00​pm
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
Tour the Melrose Center Video Studio in this introductory class.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
4:15​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
4:30​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Discover an art adventure! Learn about a different artist and artistic style each time and then create your own masterpiece. Recommended for lower and upper elementary.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
4:30​pm
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Learn more >
Monday
January
24
4:45​pm
(Fab Lab)
Event Category: Maker/DIY
Prior to reserving a 3D printer, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute printer-specific assessment.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
5:30​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us virtually in this Family Literacy Program to practice reading with your child(ren) and learn English vocabulary for everyday use. This program meets twice a week for 5 weeks.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
5:30​pm
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word.
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Monday
January
24
6:45​pm
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Become familiar with popular job search websites and common questions asked on job applications. Learn how to use various internet resources to search and apply for jobs.
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Monday
January
24
7:00​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn different English idioms and phrases that are used to communicate on a daily basis.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
24
7:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Alafaya)
Event Category: Storytime
Put on your pajamas and join us virtually for stories, songs, and a craft. Recommended for ages 3 - 5.
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Monday
January
24
7:30​pm
(Virtual Room - EPD)
Event Category: General Events
Dogs have shaped the history of writing from the very beginning, ever since one left its paw prints on early cuneiform tablets. Join us to consider how dogs have influenced writers throughout history.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:00​am
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Get up and running with your new iPad or iPhone. Learn how to navigate an iPad and iPhone using gestures, install and organize apps, modify general and privacy settings and more.
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Tuesday
January
25
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Analice datos con funciones y gráficos recomendados. Utilice referencias absolutas y relativas para asegurarse de que sus datos sean calculen con precisión.
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Tuesday
January
25
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Create a quilted picture for decorating your home. Learn to topstitch a beautiful printed panel and make it pop with dimension. Learn to add batting backing and binding for a beautiful wall hanging.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:00​am
(Southeast - Language Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Language Learning
Explore and learn English (ESOL) or the language of your choice in an open lab environment. Learn and practice using one of the available programs. #ellis#esol #esl
Learn more >
Tuesday
January
25
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Want to display data properly on your web page? Learn how to build a responsive table to showcase your data. Recommended Audience: Adult
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No Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:15​am
(Washington Park - Children's Area)
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:15​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Aprenda conceptos y terminología de procesadores de palabras. Aprenda a crear, editar y guardar un documento simple. Utilice varias herramientas de formato para mejorar la apariencia del documento.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:15​am
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Photography
Tour the Photography Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:15​am
(Technology Classroom)
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
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No Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:15​am
(Chickasaw - Combined Meeting Room)
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
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Tuesday
January
25
10:15​am
(Hiawassee - Training Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Aprann fondasyon òdinatè-a ak tèminoloji yo. Vinn alèz avèk senbòl ki nan ekran-an ak kòman pou deplase sourit la nan ekran-an. #Creole
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Tuesday
January
25
10:15​am
(South Trail - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Aprann kijan pou fè resvasyon avyon, machine ak otèl sou entènèt. This class is taught in Haitian Creole.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:30​am
Rhyme your way to becoming a good reader through stories, rhymes and activities designed to help preschoolers develop the necessary skills to succeed in kindergarten. Recommended for ages 4-5.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:30​am
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:30​am
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Want to take your coding skills to the next level? Learn how to write proper Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) code and format Web pages using external style sheets.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:30​am
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Event Category: Science & Math
Bring your little one for some learning and fun as we explore the science behind force and motion through hands-on activities and more! Recommended for preschoolers.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:30​am
(Virtual Room - Washington Park)
Basic Spanish. Come and learn basic Spanish vocabulary.
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No Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
10:45​am
(Chickasaw - Combined Meeting Room)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
Learn more >
Tuesday
January
25
11:00​am
(Red Room)
Event Category: Audio Production
Editing is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. (tic101)
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
11:00​am
(Melrose Classroom)
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn the basics of this powerful application and how to integrate it into your workflow alongside Photoshop and Illustrator.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
11:00​am
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Categories: Storytime; Arts & Crafting
Celebrate Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and Kristoff as we read books, play games, and make snowy crafts. Registration required for each child. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Tuesday
January
25
11:00​am
(Virtual Room - South Creek)
Event Category: Language Learning
Introduce your little one to the wonderful world of languages as we learn Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star in Chinese! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.
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Tuesday
January
25
11:00​am
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.
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Tuesday
January
25
11:15​am
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Make finding your photos easy with your iPad or iPhone.  Learn to organize photos into albums, moments and collections. Edit photos with filters and exposure tools to enhance your images.
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Tuesday
January
25
11:15​am
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Personalice libro de trabajo con nombres de hojas, códigos de colores y más. Imprima sus datos y produzca informes y presentaciones profesionales.
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No Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
11:15​am
(Chickasaw - Combined Meeting Room)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
11:30​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Aprenda a utilizar opciones de SmartArt y a cómo aplicar estilos para mejorar la apariencia de su documento.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
11:30​am
(South Trail - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
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Tuesday
January
25
11:45​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Do you want to interact with your users? Learn how to create an interactive form to collect data from your site visitors. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
January
25
11:45​am
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Photography
Explore the basic operations of the Photo Studio cameras and lenses to optimize your photography skills. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of camera lenses.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
12:00​pm
(West Oaks - Technology Classroom)
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
January
25
12:00​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us for a virtual meeting using ZOOM where we will review different grammar points in English and basic sentence writing. This class is recommended for beginning ESOL students.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
12:15​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Customize your Web pages using CSS. Learn how to add functionality such as Google Maps CSS Hovers and Transitions into Web pages.
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Tuesday
January
25
12:30​pm
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for beginners designed to introduce learners to the basics of the sounds of English for pronunciation.
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Tuesday
January
25
12:30​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.
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Tuesday
January
25
1:00​pm
(Virtual Room - West Oaks)
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
Learn how historical city directories can supplement your family's genealogical research.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
1:00​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 1)
This class will introduce you to the basics of modeling, rigging, and animating a 3D character using Blender.
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Tuesday
January
25
1:30​pm
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.
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Tuesday
January
25
1:45​pm
(Red Room)
Event Category: Audio Production
Master key concepts to help shape your sound. Open the wide world of applying audio effects and begin to understand the theory behind building a mix. (tic101)
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
2:00​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 2)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Follow along as a Fab Lab instructor shows how to use MOI3D to design, then decorate your own lasercut bookmark! This class is taught by Melrose Fab Lab instructors.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
2:00​pm
(South Trail - Computer Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Business & Careers
Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
2:00​pm
Event Category: Language Learning
Develop your French skills with us! In this French class you will learn basic vocabulary, numbers, colors and much more. Recommended for ages 6-17.
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Tuesday
January
25
2:00​pm
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Photography
Explore the basic studio set up and the workflow in the studio environment. Learn the importance of good lighting and how to light for best results. Practice using our portable backdrops.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
2:15​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Coding & Robotics
Do you want to draw more attention to your site? A full-screen video background is a solution.
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Tuesday
January
25
3:00​pm
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Audio Production
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
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Tuesday
January
25
3:00​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 1)
Learn to extrude, subdivide and edit a geometry to create a biped character.
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Tuesday
January
25
3:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Citizenship Inspired)
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
During this 4-Session program, students will meet via Zoom to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview. 1/18 Session 1, 1/19 Session 2, 1/25 Session 3, 1/26 Session 4.
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Tuesday
January
25
3:30​pm
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Photography
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
3:30​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Tuesday
January
25
3:30​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Color with thread. Learn new stitches to fill, outline, and make your embroidery projects pop.
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Tuesday
January
25
3:30​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Make a book to tell your story! Learn paper folding and making paper structures to create your own book.
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Tuesday
January
25
3:30​pm
(South Trail - Meeting Room 2)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Impress that special someone in your life by wrapping their gift in a handmade gift bag! These gift bags can be made for any occasion. They are fast and easy to make and each one is unique.
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Tuesday
January
25
3:30​pm
(Video Learning Lab)
Event Category: Video Production
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
4:00​pm
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
January
25
4:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Alafaya)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.
Learn more >
Tuesday
January
25
4:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Southeast)
Become bilingual! Basic Spanish- Come and learn Spanish basics with Ms. Brenda.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
4:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Hiawassee)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Learn how to make intricate Geometric String Art with just card stock, a needle and string.
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Tuesday
January
25
4:00​pm
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Audio Production
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
4:00​pm
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business or personal finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet.
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Tuesday
January
25
4:15​pm
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
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Tuesday
January
25
4:30​pm
(Virtual Room - Fairview Shores)
Event Categories: Storytime; Science & Math
All Aboard to explore Ancient Greece with a quirky pirate crew! We’ll read stories, sing sea shanties, and dance our way to new (and old) adventures.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
4:30​pm
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Tuesday
January
25
4:30​pm
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Engage in a dynamic discussion and a themed activity based on "Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche" by Nancy Springer. Recommended for ages 9-12. Registration required.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
4:45​pm
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Event Category: Education & Learning
Feeling stuck at school? Get help here! From the toughest assignment to the most interesting project, we will lead you in the right direction. Recommended for K-12th grade. Registration recommended.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
5:30​pm
(Virtual Room - EPD)
The Orange County Bar Association will provide an open forum for individuals to speak with a panel of attorneys to get guidance on Landlord/Tenant and Real Estate.
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Tuesday
January
25
6:00​pm
(Virtual Room - West Oaks)
A six-week reading and discussion program that inspires thought and conversation between children (5-12) and families. Recipes, books and activity kits will be provided.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
6:15​pm
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
6:20​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to practice your English speaking skills with us on a virtual Conversation Hour. Each session will have specific topics for discussion. Register today!
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
7:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Youth Services 2)
Event Category: Storytime
Get comfy and cozy! Wear your jammies, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and join us for an evening of stories, rhymes, and songs. Recommended for families with children ages 4-8.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
January
25
7:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Southwest)
Join Southwest Book Club to discuss the NEA Big Read: Call of the Wild by Jack London. A tale about unbreakable spirit and the fight for survival in the frozen Alaskan Klondike. Intended for 18+
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Tuesday
January
25
7:30​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to read basic texts and to review the sounds of the English language. This class is recommended for adult ESOL students.
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Wednesday
January
26
10:00​am
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Rachel Louise Snyder’s book, No Visible Bruises was named one of the 10 best books of 2019 by The New York Times. Meet the Author and discuss how we can work to ignite social change.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
10:00​am
(Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
January
26
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Create a quilted picture for decorating your home. Learn to topstitch a beautiful printed panel and make it pop with dimension. Learn to add batting backing and binding for a beautiful wall hanging.
Learn more >
Wednesday
January
26
10:00​am
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Let's practice some new stitches with some beginner level skills. We're making a picture with holes using chains, double crochet, and single crochet.
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Wednesday
January
26
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Categories: Photography; Graphic Design
Learn graphic concepts and terminology. Become familiar with the basic tools required to edit and retouch digital images. Recommended Audience: Adult
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No Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
10:00​am
(Southeast - Language Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Language Learning
Explore and learn English (ESOL) or the language of your choice in an open lab environment. Learn and practice using one of the available programs. #ellis#esol #esl
Learn more >
Wednesday
January
26
10:15​am
(South Creek - Computer Lab)
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.
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Wednesday
January
26
10:15​am
(Eatonville - Ask at Desk)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.
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No Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
10:15​am
(Children's Area)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. Recommended for ages 3-5.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
10:15​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Aprenda a crear y a formatear tablas para mostrar y organizar información.
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No Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
10:15​am
(North Orange - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
Learn more >
Wednesday
January
26
10:15​am
(Melrose Classroom)
Event Category: Photography
Get better control over managing and organizing large collections of photographs. Once your photos are imported, find out how to categorize, tag, and rank your photos.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
10:15​am
(Washington Park - Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
10:30​am
(Virtual Room - West Oaks)
This six-week course is designed to take you through the sounds of Spanish. Special focus is given to the Spanish Alphabet, vowel sounds, and tricky consonant sounds, like Ñ and the "rolled R."
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
10:30​am
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Learn database concepts and terminology. Learn flat and relational database concepts and create a simple database with multiple tables.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
10:30​am
(Virtual Room - Southwest)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Have a great time connecting with our community on ZOOM while working on your fiber art. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome. Recommended for Adults 18+
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
10:35​am
It’s time for an introduction to yoga with zoo animals and friends! Learn fun movements as you go on a wild and magical journey full of movement and stories. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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No Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
10:45​am
(Children's Area)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group. Recommended for toddlers 18-36 months.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
10:45​am
(North Orange - Ask at Desk)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
Learn more >
Wednesday
January
26
11:00​am
Learn about the special shapes and functions of different bird beaks. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Wednesday
January
26
11:00​am
(Virtual Room - Washington Park)
Children will learn that using less is a way of sharing resources through fact-filled stories, activities and a craft. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Wednesday
January
26
11:00​am
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Storytime
Engage in stories and activities to learn the difference between wild and tame animals. Presented as a part of the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Project WILD. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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No Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
11:00​am
(Chickasaw - Stage)
Event Category: General Events
Animals move in many ways. How many can you think of? How many can you imitate? Discover all the right moves and get moving during this lively presentation!
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No Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
11:15​am
(Children's Area)
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
11:15​am
(North Orange - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
Learn more >
Wednesday
January
26
11:30​am
(Eatonville - Ask at Desk)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Do you have questions about learning how to use a computer? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
11:30​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Aprenda a añadir encabezados, pies de página, página de portada, sombreado, marcos y número de página a un documento.
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Wednesday
January
26
11:45​am
(South Creek - Computer Lab)
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.
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Wednesday
January
26
11:45​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to use selection tools and layers. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
January
26
12:00​pm
(Melrose Classroom)
Event Category: Photography
Discover how easy it is to adjust one or multiple photos with just a few simple clicks. Quickly edit, correct exposure, convert images and enhance the color of your photos.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
12:15​pm
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Learn how to create relationship among tables and manipulate data with queries in a database.
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Wednesday
January
26
12:30​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and professional sewing machines.
Learn more >
Wednesday
January
26
12:30​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn, practice, and discuss reading strategies and complex English vocabulary. Please register!
Learn more >
Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
1:00​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 1)
Learn to correct and extract the UV coordinates of a biped character's geometry.
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Wednesday
January
26
2:00​pm
(Virtual Room - West Oaks)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Have a great time mingling with other Central Florida fiber artists while working on your craft. Be sure to bring your work in progress, yarn and tools. All levels are welcome.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
2:00​pm
(Washington Park - Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Get up and running with computers. Learn how to navigate the computer desktop and how to perform various techniques in manipulating windows using basic mouse and keyboard techniques.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
2:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Windermere)
Event Category: Language Learning
Develop your French skills with us! In this French class you will learn basic vocabulary, numbers, colors and much more. Recommended for homeschoolers ages 6 - 17.
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Wednesday
January
26
2:00​pm
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
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Wednesday
January
26
2:00​pm
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.
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Wednesday
January
26
2:00​pm
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Use the Function Library to find the best fit for your project. Insert financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
2:15​pm
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Learn how to create and customize forms and reports using data from tables and queries! You will also add a navigation menu using the Switchboard Manager.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
2:30​pm
(Fab Lab)
Event Category: Maker/DIY
Bring your design to reality with a CNC Machine at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our CNC Machine in the Fab Lab.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
3:00​pm
Event Categories: Health & Wellness; Arts & Crafting
Spread happiness by painting a rock and adding a positive message on the back. You can keep your rock or share it by hiding it for someone else to find. Ages 9-18.
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Wednesday
January
26
3:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Citizenship Inspired)
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
During this 4-Session program, students will meet via Zoom to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview. 1/18 Session 1, 1/19 Session 2, 1/25 Session 3, 1/26 Session 4.
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Wednesday
January
26
3:00​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 1)
Learn to apply, modify and define a skeletal structure of a biped character using the Rigify add-on.
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Wednesday
January
26
3:30​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Language Learning
Make friends around the globe by learning a new language. Use immersive online library resources to learn a new language today.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
3:30​pm
(Fairview Shores - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Love Movies & a Craft? Stop by Fairview Shores Branch to vote for the movie! The survey ballot will be in the children's area. Votes will count for the January Movie & a Craft.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
3:30​pm
(Chickasaw - Technology Classroom)
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
3:30​pm
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
What are you thankful for this year? Find out how random acts of kindness can make a difference as we show our appreciation and pay it forward. Recommended for ages 9-12.
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Wednesday
January
26
3:30​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 2)
Event Category: Audio Production
Discuss how the physics of sound affects recordings. Learn key digital audio concepts, including sample rate, bit depth and file types. This class is taught by Melrose Center Audio Instructors.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
3:30​pm
(South Trail - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Get ready for an hour of crafting fun with friends! Registration Requested. Recommended for children ages 6-12.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
4:00​pm
(South Trail - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
4:00​pm
Learn how to setup a new company profile including the Vendor Center, Customer Center and adding Items. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
4:00​pm
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Let's go on an art adventure! Learn about a different artist and artistic style, and then create your own masterpiece. This month we're learning about Louise Bourgeois. Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
4:00​pm
(Sarchet Community Room)
Event Category: Health & Wellness
What are the best foods to eat to fuel your body before a fun workout? Find out and get active at this fun, high energy event! Recommended for ages 6-12.
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Wednesday
January
26
4:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Create toys and rings with pipe cleaners. Make dinosaurs, butterflies, flowers and more with easy-to-use craft supplies.
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Wednesday
January
26
4:00​pm
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.
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Wednesday
January
26
4:15​pm
(Fab Lab)
Event Category: Maker/DIY
Prior to reserving the CNC Machine, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute assessment.
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No Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
4:30​pm
(Winter Garden - Children's Area)
Event Category: Education & Learning
In this casual learning experience students were introduced to a variety of resources available at their library.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
4:30​pm
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
4:30​pm
(Hiawassee - Training Lab)
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.
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Wednesday
January
26
4:45​pm
(Chickasaw - Technology Classroom)
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting. Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding.
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Wednesday
January
26
5:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Build your LEGO Designs on the computer with this easy to use free software. Create custom designs by snapping virtual bricks together. Print instructions or share your builds with friends online.
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Wednesday
January
26
5:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Event Categories: Live Online Class; Graphic Design
Learn common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Wednesday
January
26
5:00​pm
(Virtual Room - South Creek)
Practica tu español! Develop your Spanish language skills through conversation. Conversational topics and themed vocabulary will be provided. Recommended for adults.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
5:30​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us virtually in this Family Literacy Program to practice reading with your child(ren) and learn English vocabulary for everyday use. This program meets twice a week for 5 weeks.
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Wednesday
January
26
5:30​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 2)
Event Category: Audio Production
Take your first step into Pro Tools. Explore the environment of the most popular professional audio program and understand workflows that pros use. This class is taught by Melrose Audio Instructors.
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Wednesday
January
26
5:45​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Live Online Class
Create a warm sweater for your pet. Learn how to follow a pattern and make a sweater with knit and purl stitches.
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cancelled Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
6:00​pm
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
En esta clase vamos a explorar diferentes técnicas para crear un rostro se analizará planos del rostro, También rasgos faciales y técnicas de luz y sombra
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Wednesday
January
26
6:00​pm
Event Category: Cooking & Food
Yamira Lee Johnson, Head Chef and founder of Breaking Bread with Mira and Certified Holistic Life Coach, will demonstrate how to create delightful tasting food that is also good for you.
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Wednesday
January
26
6:30​pm
(Virtual Room - West Oaks)
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
Sharpen your genealogy skills and learn about resources by sharing your research questions. Please submit your research question to genealogy@ocls.info.
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Wednesday
January
26
6:45​pm
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Wednesday
January
26
6:45​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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Wednesday
January
26
8:00​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us for a virtual meeting using ZOOM where we will review different grammar points in English and basic sentence writing. This class is recommended for beginning ESOL students.
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Thursday
January
27
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Graphic Design
Learn how to use layer styles, custom shapes, text tool, gradient tool, save and print. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Thursday
January
27
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Create a quilted picture for decorating your home. Learn to topstitch a beautiful printed panel and make it pop with dimension. Learn to add batting backing and binding for a beautiful wall hanging.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:00​am
(Southeast - Language Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Language Learning
Explore and learn English (ESOL) or the language of your choice in an open lab environment. Learn and practice using one of the available programs. #ellis#esol #esl
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:00​am
(Chickasaw - Stage)
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
Our social worker is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.
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Thursday
January
27
10:15​am
(South Creek - Computer Lab)
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:15​am
(Sarchet Community Room)
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:15​am
(North Orange - Computer Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Get your computer skills racing. Learn how to create, rename, delete, and organize files and folders on your computer.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:15​am
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:15​am
(Eatonville - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:15​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:15​am
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Sashiko hand sewing is a Japanese style hand sewing technique using the simple running stitch. Pre-Requisite: Hand Sewing: basic hand sewing skills.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:15​am
(Hiawassee - Training Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Aprann karakteristik otomatik, zouti pou fòmataj avanse,avèk kijan pou aplike fonksyon the baz lèw ap fè kalkilasyon. #Creole
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:30​am
Using rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more, we will be interacting together to help develop important pre-literacy skills in our littlest ones! Recommended for babies.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:30​am
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
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Thursday
January
27
10:30​am
(Chickasaw - Combined Meeting Room)
Event Category: Language Learning
The English Literacy for U.S. Citizenship Series prepares students with limited English language proficiency for the reading, writing and interview portions of the United States Naturalization Test .
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:30​am
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
10:30​am
(Red Room)
Event Category: Audio Production
Harness the power of Logic Pro X to create amazing music. Explore the interface and begin working with key preferences and controls in this popular application. (tic101)
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:30​am
(Fab Lab)
Event Category: Maker/DIY
Bring your design to reality with the Laser Cutter at the Fab Lab. Learn machine layout and operations, proper settings and safety precautions, and how to gain access to our Laser Cutter.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:30​am
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:30​am
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:30​am
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Health & Wellness
Wiggle, wriggle, squirm and boogie to get your body moving! Help your little one explore fine and gross motor movement with songs and fingerplays. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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No Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:45​am
(Sarchet Community Room)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
10:45​am
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
11:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
11:00​am
Can you hop like a frog? Waddle like a penguin? Run like a cheetah? See if you can move like the animals do! Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.
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Thursday
January
27
11:00​am
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Explore the importance of taking care of yourself emotionally, physically, and spiritually in order to find overall wellness. Presented by Project Harmony/UCF Marriage and Family Research Institute
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
11:00​am
(North Orange - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Paint, paste, stamp, and create! Young children will enjoy stories, songs, and exploring age-appropriate art experiences. Seating is limited. Registration recommended.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
11:00​am
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
11:00​am
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
11:00​am
(Virtual Room - South Creek)
Event Category: Storytime
This is a series of virtual events that will include bilingual stories, books, songs, flannels and occasionally crafts suitable for ages 3-5.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
11:15​am
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
11:15​am
(Sarchet Community Room)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
11:30​am
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
11:30​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
11:45​am
(South Creek - Computer Lab)
Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.
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Thursday
January
27
11:45​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Categories: Photography; Graphic Design
Learn common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs. Recommended Audience: Adult
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
11:45​am
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.
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Thursday
January
27
12:00​pm
(Virtual Room - West Oaks)
Event Category: History, Culture, Genealogy
This series will cover the nine core elements that you need to build a strong foundation for your genealogical research. Each week will focus on a different record group.
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Thursday
January
27
12:15​pm
(Chickasaw - Combined Meeting Room)
Event Category: Language Learning
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!
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Thursday
January
27
12:30​pm
(West Oaks - Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.
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Thursday
January
27
12:30​pm
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Reading Clearly for Intermediate learners explores English grammar and vocabulary for comprehension and vocabulary development.
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Thursday
January
27
1:00​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Whether you are off to work or off to hike, this messenger bag is a great accessory! Create a unique bag you can show off.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
1:00​pm
Event Category: Health & Wellness
What's going on inside the human body? Learn about how the body functions and what we can do to make our bodies healthier.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
1:30​pm
(Fab Lab)
Event Category: Maker/DIY
Prior to reserving the Laser Cutter, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute assessment.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
2:00​pm
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
Learn how to record crisp, clear audio through microphone placement and set accurate audio level. Use proper procedure to transfer your video files from the camera to your personal devices.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
2:00​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 1)
Event Category: Graphic Design
Do you need feedback on your latest graphic design projects? Or assistance with assignments? Join this open session for 1 on 1 help with everything Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
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Thursday
January
27
2:15​pm
(Purple Room)
Event Category: Graphic Design
Create logos, advertisements, marketing flyers and other illustrations with ease using vector tools. Learn to draw and manipulate simple and custom shapes, brush strokes, and text in unique ways.
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Thursday
January
27
2:30​pm
(Red Room)
Event Category: Audio Production
Get your sound right in Logic Pro X. Understand the routing and creation of patches, which is a crucial element in Logic Pro for building your own instruments and sounds. (tic101)
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
3:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Citizenship Inspired)
Event Category: Community & Citizenship
During this 4-class program, students will meet to prepare for the U.S. Naturalization (Citizenship) Test and Interview.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
3:00​pm
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Fill in a magic coloring page and watch your picture come to life. Use an awesome app called Quiver to interact with the page and even play games using a smart device - that's augmented reality!
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
3:30​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Design a game with code. Choose characters and backgrounds, then program a classic game you can play. Learn the basics of computer science with the Tynker app.
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Thursday
January
27
3:30​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 2)
Event Category: Audio Production
Editing audio is the key to unlocking Pro Tools. Use common editing tools to create, consolidate, duplicate and mute clips. This class is taught by Melrose Center Audio Instructors.
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Thursday
January
27
3:30​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 1)
Event Category: Graphic Design
Build your business logo using graphic design theory for concepts, color, and font choices. Learn the basics of designing a business logo using vector graphics tools.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
4:00​pm
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
4:00​pm
(South Trail - Computer Lab)
Whether you’re a seasoned composer, songwriter or a beginner looking for inspiration, enjoy discussions on anything revolving around music. All styles appreciated and welcome! Let's get inspired!
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
4:00​pm
Learn how to record different types of business transactions such as posting accounts payable and accounts receivable. Also, generate financial reports for your company. Recommended Audience: Adult
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
4:00​pm
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Video Production
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
4:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Southeast)
Intermediate Spanish- Come and learn grammar with Ms. Brenda.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
4:00​pm
(Virtual Branch Shared Room)
Event Category: Health & Wellness
OOOOmmmm…Learn some chill skills with self-calming techniques, tips, and tricks. Recommended for ages 6-8.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
4:00​pm
(Fairview Shores - Meeting Room 1)
Are you the smartest person you know? Test your knowledge and compete head-to-head against your friends to see if you've got what it takes to be our Kahoot champion!
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
4:30​pm
(Sarchet Community Room)
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target vocabulary, grammar structure, and conversation practices based on specific topics.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
4:30​pm
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Do you want to draw more attention to your site? A full-screen video background is a solution.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
4:30​pm
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
4:45​pm
(Video Learning Lab)
Event Category: Video Production
Prior to booking a studio control room, users are required to successfully complete a brief video-specific assessment.
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
5:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Winter Garden)
Engage in a dynamic discussion and a themed activity based on "Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche" by Nancy Springer. Recommended for ages 9-12. Registration required.
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Thursday
January
27
5:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Create Roblox games. In this introduction to game design and coding learn how to manipulate 3D parts to create obstacles and racers, then use code to bring your game to life.
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Thursday
January
27
5:30​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Live Online Class
Loom knit a fashionable striped scarf! Practice your loom knitting skills while learning how to switch colors to make stripes on your loom.
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Thursday
January
27
6:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Winter Garden)
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Bring your favorite titles and join us as we discuss books to include on the list for the 2022 year.
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Thursday
January
27
6:00​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 2)
Event Category: Audio Production
Master key concepts to shape your sound. Open the world of applying audio effects and begin to understand the theory behind building a mix. This class is taught by Melrose Center Audio Instructors.
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Thursday
January
27
6:00​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 1)
Event Category: Photography
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.
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Thursday
January
27
6:15​pm
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Event Categories: Web Design; Live Online Class
Do you want to engage your audience? Learn how to create dynamic CSS animations for your web site.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
6:20​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
6:30​pm
(Virtual Room - Eatonville)
Tune in from the comfort of your home to hear about the amazing legacy of the iconic Zora Neale Hurston.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
7:00​pm
(Virtual Room - EPD)
Event Category: Health & Wellness
Take a step-by-step tour through what meditation is, what its benefits are, and how you can do it in a simple, effortless, and comfortable manner. Novice and seasoned meditators welcome.
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Registration Required
Thursday
January
27
7:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Fairview Shores)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Are you the smartest person you know? Test your knowledge and compete head to head against your friends to see if you've got what it takes to be this week's trivia champion!
Learn more >
Thursday
January
27
7:30​pm
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 1)
Event Category: Photography
Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image's texture.
Learn more >
Friday
January
28
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Create a quilted picture for decorating your home. Learn to topstitch a beautiful printed panel and make it pop with dimension. Learn to add batting backing and binding for a beautiful wall hanging.
Learn more >
Friday
January
28
10:00​am
(Sarchet Community Room)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Need to pack up some small things for a trip to a theme park or just carry snacks for a short hike? This is the perfect easy to make backpack for those times when you only need to carry a few things.
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No Registration Required
Friday
January
28
10:00​am
(Southeast - Language Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Language Learning
Explore and learn English (ESOL) or the language of your choice in an open lab environment. Learn and practice using one of the available programs. #ellis#esol #esl
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Friday
January
28
10:00​am
(Learning Cube)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Create cute coasters while practicing your new knitting skills. Practice pattern reading, casting on, the knit stitch and binding off.
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Friday
January
28
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Categories: Photography; Graphic Design
Applying blending modes to image layers to quickly fix problems with exposure, shadows and highlights. Learn to use blending modes to generate artistic and creative effects on photos.
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Friday
January
28
10:15​am
(Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Create a free email account. Learn how to navigate the environment, including the Inbox, the Reading pane, and the Compose area.
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No Registration Required
Friday
January
28
10:15​am
(South Trail - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
Learn more >
Friday
January
28
10:15​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Friday
January
28
10:15​am
(Virtual Room - Southwest)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Imagine the possibilities: paper structures are not only fun to make, but can be customized to display art, write stories, and more. This month we are learning the Lotus Fold Book.
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No Registration Required
Friday
January
28
10:15​am
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Friday
January
28
10:15​am
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Friday
January
28
10:30​am
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Enjoy a Q&A session with Janae Marks! Her book "From the Desk of Zoe Washington" is on the Sunshine State Young Readers list, soon to be a Disney Original movie, produced by Kerry Washington!
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
10:30​am
(Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
10:30​am
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately. Recommended Audience: Adult
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
10:30​am
(Chickasaw - Combined Meeting Room)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Friday
January
28
10:30​am
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Join us to learn and talk about new basic English vocabulary associated with different topics. Please register!
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No Registration Required
Friday
January
28
10:45​am
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
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No Registration Required
Friday
January
28
10:45​am
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
11:00​am
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Audio Production
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)
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cancelled Registration Required
Friday
January
28
11:00​am
Event Category: Games & Activities
Enjoy a storytime with your child. Stay to meet and mingle with other caregivers while your child explores imaginary play with new friends. Recommended for children 18-36 months and their caregiver.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
11:00​am
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Event Categories: Photography; Graphic Design
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.
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Friday
January
28
11:00​am
(Fairview Shores - Meeting Room 1)
Participants will get the opportunity to explore different ways to identify their strengths and create goals by creating a collage.
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Friday
January
28
11:00​am
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Friday
January
28
11:15​am
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Friday
January
28
11:15​am
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
Learn more >
Friday
January
28
11:30​am
(Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Learn how to compose and send email messages with attachments. Become familiar with replying and forwarding messages.
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Friday
January
28
11:30​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Use the Function Library to find the best fit for your project. Insert financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions.
Learn more >
Friday
January
28
11:35​am
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for ages 0-5.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
11:45​am
(Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Contact your mailing list with ease. Use the Mail Merge wizard to create personalized letters and emails.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
11:45​am
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
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cancelled Registration Required
Friday
January
28
12:00​pm
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.
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Friday
January
28
12:00​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for Intermediate speakers designed to introduce learners to the rules of spelling and pronunciation of English words and phrases.
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Friday
January
28
12:15​pm
(Chickasaw - Combined Meeting Room)
Event Category: Language Learning
Do you have questions about how to put language together to express yourself well? Do you need more help with topics in other English classes? Well, this is the class for you!
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Friday
January
28
1:00​pm
(Melrose Classroom)
Learn how to setup an Animator Controller and play your animation clips when needed.
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Friday
January
28
1:00​pm
(Virtual Room - EPD)
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Make 2022 the year you finish and publish a novel. Authors and publishing professionals will teach workshops on both craft and business topics. Registration is required
Learn more >
Registration Required
Friday
January
28
1:30​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.
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Friday
January
28
2:00​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Use single crochet and stitch counting techniques to create the first block for our Block of the Month series!
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
2:00​pm
(North Orange - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
Learn more >
Friday
January
28
2:00​pm
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Friday
January
28
2:15​pm
Event Categories: Photography; Graphic Design
Learn how to add layer styles, custom shapes, gradients, and photo filters. Become familiar with adding advanced effects to images.
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Friday
January
28
3:00​pm
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Fill in a magic coloring page and watch your picture come to life. Use an awesome app called Quiver to interact with the page and even play games using a smart device - that's augmented reality!
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
3:00​pm
(Melrose Conference Room)
Learn how to set up colliders as triggers and create interactions among objects in your game.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
3:45​pm
(Chickasaw - Technology Classroom)
Event Category: Coding & Robotics
Build a running Role-Playing Game, using basic Python Programming language! We will demo our end product, review the basics of Python syntax, and apply those basics to configure a text-based game.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
4:00​pm
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Learn how to add new employees, enter timesheets, setup employee benefits, setup payroll items, pay employees, process payroll forms, and process payroll reports in QuickBooks.
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Friday
January
28
4:00​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Perform numerical calculation in Microsoft Excel and learn how to use the tools needed to create a budget.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
4:00​pm
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Category: Health & Wellness
OOOOmmmm…Learn some chill skills with self-calming techniques, tips, and tricks. Recommended for families with children ages 5+.
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
4:00​pm
Event Categories: Photography; Graphic Design
Learn how to apply common image editing techniques used to retouch and restore photographs.
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Friday
January
28
4:00​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Finish and display your embroidery project. Learn how to use the whip stitch to create a simple cover for the back of your project. Now you're ready to show off your work!
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Registration Required
Friday
January
28
5:00​pm
(Eatonville - Meeting Room)
In this riveting presentation, join Zora Neale Hurston Scholar Rae Chesny for an introduction to the life of Zora Neale Hurston and her upbringing in Eatonville.
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cancelled Registration Required
Friday
January
28
5:00​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Make a book to tell your story! Learn paper folding and making paper structures to create your own book.
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Saturday
January
29
10:00​am
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Make 2022 the year you finish and publish a novel. Authors and publishing professionals will teach workshops on both craft and business topics. Registration is required
Learn more >
Saturday
January
29
10:00​am
(Virtual Room - North Orange)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led virtual program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Learn more >
Saturday
January
29
10:00​am
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Live Online Class
Keep your fingers free and your hands warm with a pair of mitts. Practice your beginning knitting skills, while learning how to seam up your knits.
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No Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
10:00​am
(Southeast - Language Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Language Learning
Explore and learn English (ESOL) or the language of your choice in an open lab environment. Learn and practice using one of the available programs. #ellis#esol #esl
Learn more >
Saturday
January
29
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Give Steve and Alex fresh new looks. Design characters, items, blocks and mobs for Minecraft using Tynker.
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Saturday
January
29
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Search the Function Library to find the perfect fit. Use date, financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions.
Learn more >
cancelled Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
10:00​am
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
10:00​am
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
Learn more >
Saturday
January
29
10:15​am
(South Creek - Computer Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate within the computer's interface. Practice using these two devices with hands-on exercises and online resources.
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Saturday
January
29
10:15​am
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
10:30​am
(Chickasaw - Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Photography; Graphic Design
Learn about the functionality of Photoshop and explore the environment. Become familiar with using selection and editing tools.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
10:30​am
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
10:30​am
(Melrose Conference Room)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Ready to become an entrepreneur? The BizKids Club is an instructor-led program that introduces participants to the world of business and entrepreneurship.
Learn more >
Saturday
January
29
10:30​am
Event Category: Health & Wellness
Experience simple, playful exercise based on the science of neuroplasticity! Learn tools that work your brain and body. Led by certified Ageless Grace educators. Registration required. 18+
Learn more >
Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
10:30​am
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
11:00​am
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
Learn more >
Saturday
January
29
11:00​am
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Learn more >
Saturday
January
29
11:00​am
(Eatonville - Meeting Room)
Zora Neale Hurston’s literary contributions are well-known. However, the trained anthropologist contributed to preserving Black culture around the world.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
11:00​am
(Virtual Room - Fairview Shores)
Event Categories: Storytime; Health & Wellness
Wiggle and stretch to themed stories, songs and rhymes focusing on motor development. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
11:00​am
(Winter Garden - Technology Lab )
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
Learn more >
Saturday
January
29
11:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 2)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Create graphics with a simple to use programming language. Processing is used to create data visualization programs, interactive media, 3D art and multimedia software.
Learn more >
Saturday
January
29
11:00​am
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Learn more >
Saturday
January
29
11:15​am
(Online Technology Classroom - TEC)
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
11:45​am
(South Creek - Computer Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Learn how to properly place your hands on the keyboard and enhance your typing skills by using the Web-based TypingMaster program.
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Saturday
January
29
12:00​pm
(Eatonville - Meeting Room)
Eatonville comes to life from the pages of Zora Neale Hurston’s “Their Eyes Were Watching God.”
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Saturday
January
29
12:00​pm
(Alafaya - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Language Learning
Come practice your English speaking skills during the English Conversation Hour. All proficiency levels are welcomed!
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
12:30​pm
(Chickasaw - Technology Classroom)
Event Categories: Photography; Graphic Design
Learn how to use layers, layer masks, free transform tools, and text tools. Become familiar with adding basic effects to images.
Learn more >
Saturday
January
29
1:00​pm
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Learn more >
Saturday
January
29
1:30​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Learn how to use advanced sort and filter options; apply data validation and other data tools to organize your data.
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Saturday
January
29
1:30​pm
Event Category: Graphic Design
Create awesome photo mash-ups in Adobe Photoshop! Learn how to use basic tools, brushes, and the concepts of layers and background removal.
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Saturday
January
29
2:00​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
Create a coaster with your beginning crochet skills. Practice chaining and the single crochet stitch with this project.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
2:00​pm
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
What are you thankful for this year? Find out how random acts of kindness can make a difference as we show our appreciation and pay it forward. Recommended for ages 13-18.
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Saturday
January
29
3:00​pm
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Aprann fondasyon òdinatè-a ak tèminoloji yo. Vinn alèz avèk senbòl ki nan ekran-an ak kòman pou deplase sourit la nan ekran-an. #Creole
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
3:00​pm
(Hiawassee - Training Lab)
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and library resources.
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Saturday
January
29
3:30​pm
(Winter Garden - Program Area)
Explore depictions of wolves in Alaska Native art and learn to draw one using Northwest Coast native design techniques. Recommended for adults.
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
3:30​pm
(South Creek - Computer Lab)
Event Category: General Events
Book talk of the classic book, 'The Call of the Wild'. Visit our location for a free copy of the book to keep for your home library, while supplies last!
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Saturday
January
29
4:00​pm
(Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined)
Event Category: Vehicle Simulator
Learn to drive with the Ultra Driving Simulator in realistic road conditions. Practice safety and defensive driving. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
4:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Fairview Shores)
Event Category: Games & Activities
Are you the smartest person you know? Test your knowledge and compete head-to-head against your friends to see if you've got what it takes to be our Kahoot champion!
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Registration Required
Saturday
January
29
4:15​pm
(Washington Park - Ask at Desk)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Basic Tech Skills
Aprann tout konsèp ak tèminoloji entènèt la. Epi tou Vinn abitye avk ki jan pou navige sou entènèt la. #HCreole
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Sunday
January
30
1:00​pm
(Virtual Room - EPD)
Event Category: Authors, Books, Writing
Make 2022 the year you finish and publish a novel. Authors and publishing professionals will teach workshops on both craft and business topics. Registration is required
Learn more >
Sunday
January
30
1:30​pm
Event Categories: Web Design; Graphic Design
Learn the frame animation capabilities of Adobe Photoshop through the creation of an animated GIF.
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Sunday
January
30
1:30​pm
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Learn more >
Sunday
January
30
1:30​pm
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Sunday
January
30
2:00​pm
(Virtual Room - Youth Services 2)
Event Category: Storytime
Storytime is the right time for family time. Reading together is a wonderful way to bond and learn from one another. Bring your families together for fun stories that are designed for all ages
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Registration Required
Sunday
January
30
2:00​pm
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Audio Production
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)
Learn more >
Registration Required
Sunday
January
30
2:00​pm
(Melrose Classroom)
Event Category: Photography
Discover how to achieve flawless and smooth skin on your photographs. Work with commonly used tools and techniques to remove blemishes, soften skin and restore an image's texture.
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Registration Required
Sunday
January
30
3:30​pm
(Melrose Classroom)
Event Category: Photography
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.
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Registration Required
Sunday
January
30
4:00​pm
(Learning Cube)
Event Category: Education & Learning
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Sunday
January
30
4:20​pm
(Learning Cube)
Event Category: Education & Learning
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Sunday
January
30
4:40​pm
(Learning Cube)
Event Category: Education & Learning
Have a new tablet or smartphone, but not sure how to use it? Let us get you started with the basics, so you become more familiar with your personal device.
Learn more >
Monday
January
31
10:00​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.
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Monday
January
31
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
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Monday
January
31
10:00​am
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Live Online Class
Create a comfortable knit top with a delicate lace shoulder and neckline. Knit in cotton yarn, the Diane top will be a staple of your wardrobe across the seasons. Class series runs weekly 01/24-03/14.
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No Registration Required
Monday
January
31
10:00​am
(Southeast - Language Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Language Learning
Explore and learn English (ESOL) or the language of your choice in an open lab environment. Learn and practice using one of the available programs. #ellis#esol #esl
Learn more >
Monday
January
31
10:00​am
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 1)
Event Category: Graphic Design
Turn scanned drawings into sleek vector graphics. Apply several design techniques and use common editing tools to trace and color artwork as well as manage objects and layers.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
31
10:15​am
(Hiawassee - Meeting Room)
Event Category: Storytime
Recommended for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers ages 0-5.
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Monday
January
31
10:15​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Aprenda conceptos de presentación y terminología. Aprenda a crear una presentación utilizando plantillas, texto y imágenes. Use herramientas de formato para mejorar la apariencia de su presentación.
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No Registration Required
Monday
January
31
10:15​am
(Fairview Shores - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
From the rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes to the use of picture books, songs and flannel board stories, your child will be encouraged to develop early literacy skills.
Learn more >
Monday
January
31
10:15​am
(Technology Classroom)
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.
Learn more >
No Registration Required
Monday
January
31
10:15​am
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Monday
January
31
10:30​am
Event Categories: Storytime; Arts & Crafting
Can you hop like a frog? Waddle like a penguin? Run like a cheetah? See if you can move like the animals do! Recommended for ages 2-5.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
31
10:30​am
A Spanish immersion Mother Goose on the Loose with interactive songs, rhymes and activities to grow your baby's early literacy and Spanish skills! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
31
10:30​am
(Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
31
10:30​am
Become familiar with popular job search websites and common questions asked on job applications. Learn how to use various Internet resources to search and apply for jobs.
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Monday
January
31
10:30​am
(Photo Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
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Monday
January
31
10:45​am
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.
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Monday
January
31
11:00​am
(Southeast - Meeting Room 2)
Event Categories: Storytime; Games & Activities
Boogie along with us as we share songs and stories that will get you up off the floor and dancing along to the music. Just say the magic words- “Dance Party!” Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Monday
January
31
11:00​am
(Virtual Room - EPD)
Event Category: Health & Wellness
Get moving with this energizing and relaxing Chair Yoga sequence for all-levels. Tap into the strength, balance, flexibility and relaxation that your body can provide you. Requires use of a chair.
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Monday
January
31
11:00​am
(Hiawassee - Meeting Room)
Start your engines! Engage in transportation-themed stories, rhymes and activities to strengthen fine and gross motor skills needed for writing and success in kindergarten. Recommended for ages 4-5.
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Monday
January
31
11:00​am
(Virtual Room - Alafaya)
Event Category: Storytime
Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street? Let's make it a sunny day with a storytime and craft celebrating our favorite friends. Recommended for ages 3-5.
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Monday
January
31
11:00​am
(Video Production Studio)
Event Category: Melrose Studio Reservation
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
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Monday
January
31
11:15​am
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Calculate data with basic functions SUM and AVERAGE. Use auto features including auto and flash fill to streamline your workflow.
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Monday
January
31
11:15​am
(Technology Classroom)
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.
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No Registration Required
Monday
January
31
11:15​am
(South Creek - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Storytime
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.
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Monday
January
31
11:30​am
(Southeast - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Aprenda a insertar y personalizar graficos SmartArt, tablas, videos y más.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
31
11:30​am
(South Trail - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Basic Tech Skills
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
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Monday
January
31
11:30​am
(Virtual Melrose Classroom 1)
Event Category: Graphic Design
Design professional-looking stationery using Adobe Illustrator. Create and arrange text and image assets and use masks, transparency, and blending modes to create eye-catching designs.
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Monday
January
31
11:45​am
Bring your resume to the top of the pile. Learn how to plan, create, and format a professional-looking resume using built-in templates in Microsoft Word and library resources.
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Monday
January
31
12:00​pm
(Virtual ESL Room 2)
Event Category: Language Learning
Speaking Clearly is a pronunciation class for beginners. The class is designed to introduce learners to the basics of the sounds of English for pronunciation.
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Monday
January
31
12:30​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Analyze data with COUNT functions and recommended charts. Use absolute and relative references to ensure your data is calculated accurately.
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Monday
January
31
12:30​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Learn to read a professional sewing pattern, how to layout fabric and prepare material for a project.
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Monday
January
31
1:00​pm
How fast is your vehicle? Children will design and build a vehicle and then experiment with different surfaces to observe how friction affects movement. Recommended for ages 6-12.
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Monday
January
31
1:30​pm
(Virtual Room - Southeast)
Event Category: Language Learning
VIrtual: Writing Clearly is a grammar and writing course for Intermediate Learner that focuses on grammar complex ideas, including sentence structures, phrases, and vocabulary building.
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Monday
January
31
1:45​pm
(Online Technology Classroom 1)
Event Category: Business & Careers
Format workbooks with frozen panes, headers and themes. Customize worksheets with sheet names, color coding and hidden sheets. Print your data for perfect reports and presentations.
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Monday
January
31
2:00​pm
(Fairview Shores - Computer Classroom)
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.
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Monday
January
31
2:00​pm
(Hiawassee - Training Lab)
Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.
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Monday
January
31
2:15​pm
(Audio Production Studio)
Event Category: Audio Production
Gear up in the Audio Studio. Use microphones, preamps, interfaces and control surfaces to route an audio signal into Pro Tools for recording and mixing. (tic101)
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Monday
January
31
3:00​pm
(South Trail - Computer Lab)
Event Categories: Life Skills; Language Learning
Meet up each week to interact with other Creole speakers who are learning English as a second language.
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Registration Required
Monday
January
31
3:00​pm