Orange County Library System

ICYMI – Voting has started for the Melrose Awards

Sorry to say, voting season is not over…only, we think you might find voting for the next Melrose Award finalists a LOT more fun! Check out all the submissions that made it to the voting phase (click on any of the images below to go to the voting page), and be sure to vote for your favorite in each category. Voting closes on December 18.





Photography & Graphic Design:


And an entry each in Game Design & Programming and Maker:

4game                                   5maker

If you’re one of the entrants featured above, be sure to share the voting link with friends and family because, this year, voting has opened up to all users (no need to have a library card–just a valid email). Don’t forget, the winners will be announced at the Melrose Creative Expo. It will be held 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Be sure to mark your calendars!

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Orlando Mini Maker Faire

Orlando Mini Maker-Faire at OSC

Staff visited the Orlando Mini Maker Faire at the Orlando Science Center this past weekend.  The MakerBot Replicator 2 3D printer drew the crowd to our table.  Many were excited to hear about the 3D Design and Printing classes, including our newest offering which is perfect for makers and  bakers; Design and Print Your Own Custom Cookie Cutter.  This class will be offered on November 2 at 10 am, November 10 at 2pm and November 23 at 10 am.

Many were also interested in the Snap Circuits, basic electronics kits and plan to attend the classes. Introduction to Radio Electronics using Snap Circuits will be held on November 9 at 10 am and November 24 at 3.30 pm.  Checkout our newest electronics class in November, Introduction to Electronics Prototyping using the Arduino.  Reserve your spot for November 9 at 11.30 or November 24 at 3.30 pm.

We are looking forward to seeing you in class!


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