Tinkershops

Tinkershops are a great way to get acquainted with the library's Hack Lab and Media Lab technology.  You'll receive a quick tour of the space and learn the basics for vinyl cutting, lasering, 3D printing, digital conversion, circuitry, or coding!  

Space is limited, so register by phone or in person to secure your spot.

 

Make

  • We will use the 3D scanning tool, edit, prepare the 3D files of you for carving in the CNC mill. 

    Adults and Ages 18+   Cost varies per material usage

    Lakeshore: Friday June 23,  10:00am

  • Give your bird friends a happy home! Laser cut your own birdhouse and decorate it.

    Adults & Ages 9+   $8

    Lakeshore: Tuesday June 27,  6:00pm

  • Turn your t-shirt into a Canada 150 masterpiece! Use the vinyl cutter to create a stencil then use fabric paint to decorate.

    Adults & Ages 6  $3   **Participants must bring their own shirt**

    Lakeshore: Friday June 30,  1:30pm

  • Looking for a one-of-a-kind gift? Design your very own set of custom coasters for a friend or loved one 

    Adults & Ages 10 +   $4 per set of 4

    Lakeshore: Tuesday July 4,  10:00am

     

  • Create all kinds of vehicles with TinkerCad! Work to construct a unique car, train, or plane using TinkerCads intuitive 3D design tools. If you like you custom thing, we will send it along to the 3D printer.

    Adults & Ages 7 +   Free

     

    Lakeshore: Thursday July 6,  6:00pm

  • littleBits are the electronic building blocks that make inventing simple and fun. You'll have a blast working through various build challenges, creating crazy contraptions and learning about circuit.

    All  Ages (Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult)

    Lakeshore: Saturday July 8,  1:30pm

  • Learn how to take your beloved home movies and digitize them to a DVD or USB. Re watch your cherished memories in a new format for all your family members to enjoy.

    Adults & Ages 10+  Free

    Cookstown: Tuesday July 11,  1:30pm

  • PICO-8 is a fantasy console for making, sharing and playing retro-style games. Find out how to use PICO-8's built-in editor to make and animate your own video game characters.

    Adults & Ages 8+  Free

     

    Lakeshore: Friday July 14,  10:00am

  • Cookstown got a Laser Cutter!!!! 
    Come and see it in action! Learn how to create and design an original key chain for any occasion.

    Adults & Ages 7+  $3 per key chain

    Cookstown: Friday July 14,  1:30pm

  • Create your own unique acid etched wine glass using the vinyl cutter.

    Adults & Ages 14+

    Lakeshore: Tuesday July 18,  6:00pm

  • Bring your old black and white photos to life using Photoshop. Learn how to create masks and add color to your image.

    Adults & Ages 10+  Free

    Lakeshore: Thursday July 20,  1:30pm

  • Share your memories with people near and far! Create a personalized wooden postcard that can be mailed around the world.

    Adults & Ages 8+  $3

    Cookstown: Saturday July 22,  1:30pm

Lakeshore

967 Innisfil Beach Road
Innisfil, ON L9S 1V3

Churchill

2282 4th Line
Innisfil, ON, L0L 1K0

Cookstown

20 Church Street
Cookstown, ON L0L 1L0

Stroud

7883 Yonge Street
Innisfil, ON L9S 1K8