Maker Space

Service Update: As part of the Province of Ontario's modified step 2 guidelines, beginning January 6, 2022, the Maker Space is temporarily unavailable. No equipment is currently available for bookings until further notice. Please check back for appointment reopening updates.

Maker Space Equipment

Featured

How to Use a Green Screen

Feb 9th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online Event
Learn how to set up and use the library's green screen kit to easily edit photos and videos to make it look like you're somewhere else!

Upcoming Technology & Maker Space Events

Loanable Technology

Demo

Technology FAQs

  • Black & White printing: 10 cents a page Colour printing: 50 cents a page
  • The Library provides Wireless Printing services at our Central and George Ashe locations. These services are designed to accommodate our clients' needs to print from their personal devices (laptops, phones, tablets, etc.).

    Mobility Print: To use Mobility Print at the Library, navigate to the Mobility Print setup (available on Library Wifi only) and follow the instructions for your device. You will be required to create your own PaperCut account in order to use Mobility Print to submit your print job. Click on this link to create a PaperCut account. Once submitted the document can be released from the Release Station by entering your username.

    Email to Print: allows users to print by emailing their documents to a special address. No client software or drivers are required. It supports PDF and picture file attachments.

    Central Clients can email documents to:
    Colour Documents and Black & White Documents

    George Ashe Clients can email documents to:
    Colour Documents and Black & White Documents

    Once received the document can be released from the 1st Floor release station by entering your Papercut account name.

    Note:
    You will need to verify your email address the first time you submit a print job. Colour or B&W needs to be chosen at time of printing.

  • All three Library locations have a photocopier. 

    Photocopier costs:

    Black & White copies: 10 cents a page
    Colour copies: 50 cents a page

  • All PPL locations offer free WiFi. Look for the network Library Wifi on your device. No special settings, usernames or passwords are required.

Maker Space FAQs

  • 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 pickeringlibrary.ca. 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.

Jr Maker Kits

Code-a-pillar [Maker Kit]

For ages 3-6 Preschool. Every time the Code-a-pillar's body segments are re-arranged, it takes a different path.
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