Tinkershops

Tinkershops are a great way to get acquainted with the library's Hack Lab and Media Lab technology.  You'll receive a quick tour of the space and learn the basics for vinyl cutting, lasering, 3D printing, digital conversion, circuitry, or coding!  

Space is limited, so register by phone or in person to secure your spot.

 

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  • Bring your old black and white photos to life using Photoshop. Learn how to create masks and add color to your image.

    Adults & Ages 10+  Free

    Lakeshore: Thursday July 20,  1:30pm

  • Share your memories with people near and far! Create a personalized wooden postcard that can be mailed around the world.

    Adults & Ages 8+  $3

    Cookstown: Saturday July 22,  1:30pm

  • Take a bold image and convert it into layers of laser-cut construction paper. Create a card that people will want to frame, rather throw away.

    Adults & Ages 9 +   $3

    Cookstown: Thursday July 27,  1:30pm

  • Are you new to the HackLAB? Do you have a project you'd like help to work on? Come to the ThinkLAB for hands-on help with laser cutting, vinyl cutting and 3D design projects from Library staff. Assistance will be available on a first-come first-served basis.
     

    All Ages ( Ages 7 and under must be supervised by an adult)
     

    Cookstown: Friday July 28,   10:00am
                          Friday August 28,   10:00am

                          
     

  • Are you new to the HackLAB? Do you have a project you'd like help to work on? Come to the ThinkLAB for hands-on help with laser cutting, vinyl cutting and 3D design projects from Library staff. Assistance will be available on a first-come first-served basis.
     

    All Ages ( Ages 7 and under must be supervised by an adult)   Cost depends on materials used.
     

    Lakeshore: Friday August 4, 10:00am
    Lakeshore: Friday August 18th, 10:00am

  • Step into a whimsical world and create your own unique laser cut fairy door!

    Adults & Ages 7 +   $4

    Lakeshore: Tuesday August 8,  10:00am

  • Do you have a special Birthday or wedding coming up? Come and learn how to take text and create your own one of a kind cake topper. Add something unique to your special event.

    Adults & Ages 7+   $4

    Cookstown: Tuesday August 8,  1:30pm

  • Decorate your home in style with your own vinyl cut wall decals. You will learn the fundamentals of Inkscape and how to use the vinyl cutter to create a truly unique design.

    Adults & Ages 12+   Free to register, pay for material used $8 per square foot of vinyl

    Lakeshore: Friday August 11,  10:00am

  • School starts in only three weeks. Start hitting the books and dont lose your place with a wonderful laser cut bookmark. Choose from a pre-made template or create your own design. 
    Do you have a favourite quote? Put it on your bookmark.

    Adults & Ages 7+   $3

    Cookstown: Friday August 11,  1:30pm

  • Turn your t-shirt into a masterpiece! Use the vinyl cutter to create a stencil then use fabric paint to decorate. **Participants must bring their own shirt** 

    Adults & Ages 6+   $3

    Lakeshore: Saturday August 12,  1:30pm

  • Find out how to code your own Twitter Bot! In this intro workshop we will write code to access and search twitter from our own custom program.

    Adults & Ages 12 +   Free

    Lakeshore: Tuesday August 22,  10:00am

     

  • Head back to school with a custom made backpack tag.

    Adults & Ages 9+    $4

    Lakeshore: Friday August 25,   6:00pm

  • Come and learn how to make a stencil on our vinyl cutter and apply it to a canvas and let the paint fly. Let it dry and peel back and reveal your masterpeice.

    Adults & Ages 5+    $4

    Lakeshore: Saturday August 26,  1:30pm

  • Make your own ACTION figure on a 3D printer. Using the TinkerCAD web app, tinkershop makers will design fantastic humanoids or creatures with which to pose and play.

    Adults & Ages 7+  $3

    Lakeshore: Tuesday August 30,  1:30pm

Lakeshore

967 Innisfil Beach Road
Innisfil, ON L9S 1V3

Churchill

2282 4th Line
Innisfil, ON, L0L 1K0

Cookstown

20 Church Street
Cookstown, ON L0L 1L0

Stroud

7883 Yonge Street
Innisfil, ON L9S 1K8