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Old Post Office Ideas

The Old Post Office is a creative space to tinker, code, bend, sketch, fabricate and build. We invite you to innovate together - share your expertise and learn from each other’s experiences. The Ideas Blog showcases our services and highlights current trends in tech and makerspaces. Join the conversation and post your innovative discovery today, simply fill out the submission form and we'll post your entry.


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The picnicn table on the OPO green roof
Anne, Old Post Office | August 1, 2021
The Old Post Office has a hidden gem on the second level terrace.  Our terrace is brought to life by a green roof, creating the perfect Zen community... Read More»
A pair of hands using a laptop
Laura, Old Post Office | July 5, 2021
At a time when almost all library access is virtual, library users need tech help more than ever. That is why we now offer Virtual Tech Training... Read More»
Mallard Duck with Duckling on the OPO Green Roof
Michelle, Old Post Office | May 21, 2021
The Old Post Office has been a busy place this spring! We often get to see new families of ducks and geese cruising the Grand River, but this year we... Read More»
ABS filament is durable
Jeremy, Old Post Office | May 21, 2021
We've been expanding opportunities for members to experiment with various filaments for our new 3D printer -- the Ultimaker S5. A few months back we... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | May 21, 2021
Idea Exchange, Old Post Office is open for in-person services, including limited equipment use, children’s activities, self-guided tours, and study... Read More»
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»
Girl sitting at a laptop
Emily, Old Post Office | May 1, 2021
Always wanted to create your own animated stories? Join us for Code and Animation with Scratch, no experience necessary on Tuesday, September 28 from... 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»

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