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Watch the 2021 MakerFest Live below on Saturday, October 2nd

The 2021 Pickering Public Library MakerFest is an annual celebration of hands-on learning and maker culture. MakerFest showcases creativity and celebrates everyone who likes to create, build, and innovate -- connect with other makers and get inspired!

*Several sessions include “Take and Make” kits that you can pick up at the library. First come first serve!

Join us online on Saturday October 2nd from 10am-5pm for a series of fun virtual workshops!

Learn to Loom
10:00 - 10:45 

Make Your Own Flashlight 101
10:45 - 11:00 

Podcast Panel: Podcasting 101 with Kesha Christie
11:00 - 12:00 

Make Your Own Flashlight 201
12:00 - 12:30 

Highlights from MakerFest 2020
12:30 - 1:00 

Indigenous Beading Workshop: The Story of the Hairpipe with Naomi Smith
1:00 - 2:30

5 Minute Fixes

Create Your Own Journal

Spiral Binding Made Simple

Make Your OwnFlashlight 301

MakerFest FAQ

  • MakerFest celebrates all things Maker! It is an event that showcases the creativity and innovation of our community.
  • A Maker is anyone who wants to build, innovate, or create. From fibre arts to STEM-based projects, we would love to celebrate everything you can make! 

  • You can register for MakerFest events to get access to the Zoom presentation online at You can also view the event live on our YouTube channel.

    Click here to be taken directly to our MakerFest playlist.

  • Yes they will. You can find recordings of MakerFest 2021 as well as 2020 on our youtube channel here.

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