Maker Space

Maker Space Schedule


Monday, Tuesday  Wednesday Thursday, Friday  Saturday
Hours of Operation: 1:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. 3:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. 1:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Booking Maker Space Equipment & Health and Safety Precautions 

  • The items listed below must be booked in advance by clicking on the equipment's name or clicking the "Book Now" button above. 
  • Items can only be booked up to 3 weeks in advance.
  • Not all Maker Space equipment is available for client use yet. Please check back for updates. 
  • Walk-in usage may be possible if there are no bookings. 
  • Clients must follow all safety procedures while in the Library. Please see our COVID-19 Service Updates page for more information. 
  • Due to public health occupancy restrictions, please arrive on time for your appointment.

Maker Space Equipment


Intro to Image Editing with GIMP

Sep 27th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
GIMP is a free, open-source alternative to Photoshop that allows you to edit and create digital graphics. Come and learn the basics!

Maker Space FAQs

  • MakerFest celebrates all things Maker! It is an annual event that celebrates the creativity and innovation of our community and clients through workshops, demonstrations, and speaker presentations. 

  • 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! 

  • Register for MakerFest events by clicking here.

    Watch the online presentations live on our YouTube channel or check back on the day of for a link to the live stream.

  • Yes they will! You can find recordings of our previous MakerFests on our YouTube channel

Jr Maker Kits

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

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.

    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.

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