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person using laser cutter
Idea Exchange | May 21, 2021
Idea Exchange, Old Post Office offers a Makerspace Pick-up Service to provide members with the opportunity to complete their creative projects... Read More»
Canada Geese beside the Grand River
Anne and Chris, Old Post Office | May 6, 2021
The Old Post Office is situated on the edge of the Grand River so we’re used to seeing wildlife while looking out the windows. On April 19, we... Read More»
TPU filament is flexible
Jeremy, Old Post Office | March 26, 2021
One of the main reasons we wanted to purchase a new 3D printer was to give the community the opportunity to experiment with and access new 'abrasive... Read More»
Rigamajig
Borrowing | March 3, 2021
The Rigamajig is one of our favourite STEAM toys at the library!  With just a little imagination you can build cars, forts, pulley systems,... Read More»
An assortment of decals
Lauren, Old Post Office | March 1, 2021
We are very excited here in the Old Post Office Makerspace to announce that our new Epson Ecotank 2760 printer is here and ready to go! This printer... Read More»
The Big Piano in the Creative Studios at OPO
Chris, Old Post Office | March 1, 2021
Welcome the newest addition to the Old Post Office, Creative Studios – The Walking Piano or better known as the BIG Piano made famous in the Tom... Read More»
The Ultimaker S5 3D printer at the Old Post Office Makerspace
Jeremy, Old Post Office | November 27, 2020
We are so excited to be able to offer the Ultimaker S5 at the Old Post Office. The S5 is an extraordinary printer with the latest technology, and we... Read More»
Boy playing on a LiteBrite wall
Michelle, Old Post Office | October 29, 2020
Exciting changes have been taking place in the Discovery Centre at the Old Post Office! If you are looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon, the... Read More»
2020 LEGO Club Participants
Laura, Old Post Office | October 22, 2020
Do you know a young engineer or LEGO creator? For decades, LEGO has been a family favourite as children and adults alike dig through LEGO to find the... Read More»
Face on a button
Lauren, Old Post Office | August 26, 2020
Buttons for Educators is back! Last year the Makerspace staff at the Old Post Office made over 1,000 buttons for educators and frontline workers in... Read More»

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