Grand Opening of the Melrose Center at Orange County Public Library

The Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation & Creativity will open to the public with a ribbon cutting at noon. Below you’ll find a complete programming guide including information on displays and appearances from featured guests.


Picture Perfect: Don’t miss out on a photo opportunity that’s out of this world. Be sure to bring your camera! Every hour at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm in the Photo Studio.

Light, Camera, Action! Experience green screen technology as you see yourself live on the big screen. Every hour at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm in the Video Studio.

Audio Remix: Join our experts as they put a spin on audio technology. Every hour at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm in the Audio Studio.

Live Webcast: Get connected with staff around the Library system through various web conferencing platforms. Demos throughout event in the Conference Room.

INNOVATIONDorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology Innovation Creativity

3D Printing in Action: Watch a 3D design come to life right in front of your eyes. Demos throughout the event.

Egg-Bot Designs: Check out this robotic machine as it draws on curved surfaces such as light bulbs and ping pong balls. Demos throughout the event.

Test Drive a Sim: Experience the world of flight, driving and construction with immersive 3D simulators. Hands-on throughout event in the Simulation Lab.

Cut the Rope: Feed Om Nom candy using 3D motion control and see how well you do against others. Hands-on throughout event.

The Digital Wall: Interact with lively digital displays and story board projects on a 8′ x 4.5 ‘ display wall. Hands-on throughout event.


DIY Greeting Cards: See how to transform digital designs into one-of-a-kind works of art using the Silhouette Electronic Cutter. Demo at 1:30pm in the FabLab.

Arduino 101: See how to bring circuitry and coding together to create interactive electronic objects. Demo at 2:30pm in the FabLab.

Draw a Circuit: See how to create a circuit on paper with blinking LED lights using electrical conductive paint. Demo at 3:30pm in the FabLab.

Soldering Basics: See how to make a robot blinky light pin using basic soldering techniques. Demo at 4:30pm in the FabLab.

Orange County Public Library, 101 E Central Blvd, Orlando, FL

Saturday, February 8, 2014 12pm-5pm

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