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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»
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»
Idea Exchange, Old Post Office viewed from the Grand River
Old Post Office | July 28, 2020
The Old Post Office now offers in-person guided tours on Saturdays at 2:00pm. Let an avid local volunteer show you all that this amazing building has... Read More»
Cambridge Skyline
Meg, Old Post Office | June 17, 2020
Take the joy of the Old Post Office Makerspace home with you! Our Take and Make kits come ready to assemble with instructions and everything you need... Read More»
Thread on spools
Meg, Old Post Office | February 1, 2020
In the upcoming months, the Old Post Office will be highlighting some of the creative technologies available in the Makerspace. February’s focus is... Read More»
Older couple looking at old photos
Lauren, Old Post Office | January 1, 2020
For many years I wondered how I was going to turn all of my old home video VHS tapes into a digitized copy that I could watch today. I had countless... Read More»
Cambridge Old Post Office
Jennifer, Queen's Square | December 31, 2019
Idea Exchange, Old Post Office is an award-winning, all-digital public library, offering free technology programs for all ages. Honours include: 2022... Read More»
Laser cut Christmas ornaments
Shawna, Old Post Office | December 1, 2019
Every holiday gift list needs a little inspiration at some point in time.  Here at the Old Post Office we have several pieces of equipment and... Read More»
Grand River View
Anne, Old Post Office | October 2, 2019
When you think of wildlife living in the city - what species come to mind? Maybe you picture Squirrels, Coyotes, Pigeons, or Canada Geese. But there... Read More»
8mm film reels
Services | August 30, 2019
Do you have family history or other videos captured on 8mm film reels or Super 8 film reels? Bring these memories back to life with Reel-to-Reel Film... Read More»

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