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

  • Make cool custom planter pots from concrete, cast in custom forms. You WILL get messy, dress accordingly.
     
    Adults & Ages 18+     $5
     
    Lakeshore: Tuesday May 30, 10am
  • Sonic Pi is a new kind of musical instrument. Instead of strumming strings or whacking things with sticks - you write code! Learn how to make simple sounds, or complex melodies by creating and combining code.

    Adults & Ages 12+   Free

    Lakeshore: Thursday June 1, 6:00pm

  • If you are new to programming or just want to polish your skills, this Tinkershop is for you!  You’ll learn how to use HTML & CSS, the building blocks of the world wide web, to create your own webpage.

    Adults & Ages 12+   Free

    Lakeshore: Saturday June 3,  1:30pm

  • If you are new to coding you're going to love The Great Canadian Code Challenge! Be a part of Canada Learning Code Week! Learn what is coding? How does it work? What can you do with coding? Do you dare to take the challenge? 

    Adults & Ages 5+   Free

    Cookstown: Tuesday June 6,   1:30pm

  • Get creative and explore the possibilities of animation and digital art with Google Doodle and be a part of Canada Learning Code week!

    Ages 6-12   $3

    Cookstown: Wednesday June 7,  4:30pm 

  • Come into the HackLAB to make a bright, cheerful piece of garden art to celebrate Canad 150. Using the laser, we can cut out beautiful shapes in acrylic to hang or stand in your garden.

    Adults & Ages 18+   $10

    Lakeshore: Tuesday June 13, 1:30pm

  • Surprise Dad with a personalized, laser engraved hammer! Learn to use Inkscape and see your design come to life.

    Adults & Ages 7+   $7

    Cookstown: Tuesday June 13, 1:30pm

  • 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**

    Cookstown: Wednesday June 14,  5:00pm

  • Stay focused, and spin! Learn how to design your very own fidget spinner in 2D, and use the laser cutter to create your unique gadget.

    Adults & Ages 8+   $5

    Lakeshore: Wednesday June 14,  6:00pm

  • Show your love for the red and white! Design and create your own vinyl cut bumper sticker to show off your Canadian pride!

    Adults & Ages 6+   $3

    Cookstown: Tuesday June 20,   6:00pm

  • Explore the wide world of virtual and augmented reality! Design your own world and use Google Cardboard to make it come to life.

    Ages 6-12  $3

    Cookstown: Wednesday June 21,  4:30pm

  • Learn about tools you can use for your homeschooling lessons. Make and take some home.

    Adults & Ages 5+

    Cookstown: Thursday June 22, 1:30pm

  • 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

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