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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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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»
A boy in front of lightbulbs. One is lighted up like he has an idea.
Michelle, Old Post Office | December 30, 2020
Even though the doors of the Discovery Centre have to close for a little while, the staff here see that as no reason for the fun and creativity of... 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 bring the new Ultimaker S5 to the Old Post Office. The S5 is an extraordinary printer with the latest technology, and we are... Read More»
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Idea Exchange | November 23, 2020
Provincewide Shutdown Service Changes: Open for Delivery Door Pick up Service Only As of Thursday, April 8, 2021 the Ontario Government has placed... 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 over the winter! Whether you are learning from home or looking... 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»
person using laser cutter
Idea Exchange | September 3, 2020
Idea Exchange, Old Post Office offers a Makerspace Pick-up Service to provide members with the opportunity to complete their creative projects... Read More»

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