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Tired of Just Playing? Start Creating!

There’s only one thing cooler than using a computer program and that is creating one. In our Introduction to Computer Programming class, explore the world of computer programming in a hands-on development environment that helps make programming easy to master. Or take our Introduction to Mobile Web App Development to create your own mobile Web app with an easy to use application that simplifies mobile development.

Do you love video games? Well then, it’s time to create your own! In our Create a Video Game series, you can create a 2D or 3D video game. Seats are limited, so register soon. Don’t miss these great classes coming in April to the Orlando Public Library.

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Technology Roadshow

Staff at the Library enjoyed exploring new library technologies.  The MakerBot Replicator 2 3D Printer was featured while staff members had a first-hand look as it printed a bracelet prototype.  Staff also tested another popular technology offering, Snap Circuits which are used to learn the basics of electronics. As you can see from the photos, staff members had a great time as they learned how to snap together circuits for a working flying saucer and a door alarm.

If you want to join the fun, our next Snap Circuits “Funshop” will be held at the Orlando Public Library on Saturday, March 2 at 10am.  We will also have a 3D Printing Workshop featuring the MakerBot Replicator 2 3D Printer on the same day at 11.30am.  Spaces are limited, so reserve yours todaySee workshop information for more details on requirements to attend.

 

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Teen Tech Week

Don’t miss Teen Tech Week, coming to the Orlando Public Library in March.  On Tuesday, March 12, create awesome 3D shapes and watch our MakerBot Replicator 2 3D printer in action.  Want to make your own video game?  Game Factory, on Wednesday, March 13, will get you started.  On Thursday, March 14, come build a flying saucer or a sound alarm with our Snap Circuits Electronics kits.  All events take place at 4pm.  Spaces are limited, so register soon with your Orange County Library Card in good standing.  For out-of-county residents, there will be a $10 charge per person per workshop.

Teen Tech Week at the Orlando Public Library!

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Snap Circuits™ and 3D Printing: The wait is almost over!!

The Technology and Education Center staff are excited to begin a new series of workshops in Snap Circuits™ Electronics Workshops.

  • A Snap Circuits™ workshop takes place on Saturday, February 9 at 10.30 am.  Children age 8 years and up to adults are welcome to this hands on and fun experience in understanding and building working electronic circuits.
  • Take a look at our March calendar to sign up for Snap Circuits™ workshops created especially for children ages 8-12 (March 26 at 2pm) and 13-17 years (March 14 at 4pm).
  • We will also present Snap Circuits™ Workshop for the whole family on Saturday, March 2 at 10 am and Saturday, March 23 at 10 am.

And if that wasn’t exciting enough, imagine yourself drawing and designing your very own three-dimensional objects using an easy to use modeling software.  Watch our 3D printer featuring the MakerBot Replicator 2 in action as it builds an object layer by  layer.  A new series of workshops in 3D Printing is less than a month away.

  • A 3D Printing Workshop for adults, takes place on Saturday, February 23 at 10.30am, Saturday, March 2 and Saturday March 23 at 11.30 am.
  • Parents will be glad to know that we have a teens 3D Printing Workshop scheduled for Tuesday, March 12 at 4pm and one for kids on Thursday, March 28 at 2pm. .

Don’t miss out on these exciting events.  You, too, could have a picture of our MakerBot Replicator 2 3D Printer on your Facebook page!  Spaces are limited, so reserve your place today!

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3D Printing Workshop at the Orlando Public Library

The MakerBot is ready to print!  Get a firsthand view of the MakerBot Replicator 2 3D Printer in action as it builds an object layer by layer! Draw and design your very own three dimensional solid objects using an easy-to-use modeling software. On Saturday, February, 23 at 10.30 am, the Orlando Public Library is offering a 3D Printing Workshop featuring the MakerBot Replicator 2 3D Printer. Spaces are limited so sign up today at our website or call us at 407.835.7323. This adult class is free to Orange County Library card holders. There is a $10 dollar charge for out-of-county residents.

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