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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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Colourful Lego bricks
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 will continue to offer Makerspace Pick-up Service to provide members with the opportunity to complete their creative... Read More»
Face on a button
Meg, Old Post Office | August 26, 2020
Cambridge teachers and frontline workers: let us put your smiling face on a button! Idea Exchange, Old Post Office is pleased to offer custom buttons... Read More»
Children playing with Steamboxes
Idea Exchange | August 7, 2020
What are STEAMboxes? They are a unique learning experience for children (Ages 6+) to explore with a parent/guardian. Checkout a STEAMbox for 7 days... Read More»
Idea Exchange, Old Post Office viewed from the Grand River
Jeremy, Old Post Office | July 28, 2020
The production of YouTube videos for the Old Post Office Makerspace came from a collaborative recognition that engaging multimedia can be used to... Read More»
Laser Cut 3D Puzzles
Meg, Old Post Office | June 17, 2020
Take the joy of the Old Post Office's Makerspace home with you! Our Take and Make kits come ready to assemble with instructions and everything you... 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»
Buttons on music mixer equipment
Chris, Old Post Office | January 1, 2020
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything. - Plato   In many cultures, music is an... 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:... Read More»

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