Teen Tech Week at the OCLS

ID-10076968Here are some events the OCLS is putting on at local library branches near you! All these events are meant for teens between the ages 13+.

Orlando Public Library, Library Central
Monday, March 10, 3-5pm
Join us as we explore future robots with Wall-E. Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this event should contact the library several days in advance.

Flight Simulator: Introduction to Aeronautics
Orlando Public Library, Melrose Center
Tuesday, March 11, 3:30pm
The tower has now cleared you to land! Learn to fly with Microsoft Simulator and learn to use realistic flight controls. Come in and land yourself into a pilot’s seat at the Melrose Center’s Simulation Lab; immerse yourself in a world of virtual flight, but hurry as space is limited. This event is for registered participants only. To register for this event call 407 835 7323.

Totally Tech
Orlando Public Library, Club Central
Wednesday March 12, 2:30pm
Pick up your phone and get into the game. Put your knowledge to the test while interacting with the latest technology.

Women in STEM: Career Panel Discussion
Orlando Public LIbrary, Library Central
Thursday, March 13, 6:30pm
Find out what it’s like to be a woman working in a STEM field. Explore options for your future career in science, technology, engineering, and math and ask questions in this interactive discussion group.

Science Cafe: Fire Ants
Tuesday, March 11, 6:30-8pm
Orlando Public Library, Melrose Center
We are being invaded! Learn about the natural history of ants, how they assemble communities, and ant invasions in natural and human-altered landscapes. Better understand the ecology of one of the most abundant groups of organisms on Earth, insects. Our discussion leader will be Dr. Joshua King, an assistant professor and insect ecology researcher in the Biology department at the University of Central Florida.

Explore the latest ideas in science and technology with a guest science expert. Come ready to listen and contribute. Visit cafesciorl.com for details on this month’s speaker. Registration recommended. Call 407.835.7323 to register. This program is appropriate for adults and children in grades four and up. If you require special accommodation please call the library several days in advance.

Catching Fire Challenge
Windermere Branch
Thursday, March 20, 3:30-4:30pm
Welcome to the second annual Hunger Games. Test your survival skills and knowledge in games against other tributes. May the odds be ever in your favor. Ages 12 and up.

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