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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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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: 2020... 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»
DIY Blocks
Christina, Old Post Office | October 1, 2019
Most people have the same reaction that I did when I first walked into the 3rd floor Makerspace at the Old Post Office; equal parts amazed and... 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»
A/V Room
Services | August 27, 2019
Want to make YouTube videos, podcasts, or digital art? Do you have boxes of old photographic slides or film negatives just waiting to be digitized?... Read More»
old vinyl records and cassette tapes
Chris, Old Post Office | August 16, 2019
Do you have boxes of old photographic slides or film negatives taking up valuable space in your closet? Maybe you have an old collection of home... Read More»
Digital Embroidery is here!
Lauren, OPO | August 1, 2019
Here in the Makerspace at the Old Post Office we are thrilled to announce that our new digital embroidery machine has arrived! This machine will make... Read More»

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