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.



  • Ever wanted to create a professional poster, or even learn the basics of InDesign? Here is your chance come learn everything you need to know, to promote your event or announcements.

    Adults    FREE

    Lakeshore: Tuesday March 28, 2017   1:30pm

  • Design and create your very own buttons to take home!

    Ages 6-12   $2

    Cookstown: Wednesday March 29, 2017   4:30pm

  • Learn how to build your own android app with App Inventor. This easy to learn program, developed by MIT, allows you to create android applications without writing any code!

    Adults & Ages 12+   Free

    Cookstown: Thursday March 30, 2017   6:00pm

  • Learn how to make some snuggly little pots for your prickly cactus pals. (Prickly pals will be provided)
    Choose your preferred method of 3D production; 3D print or 3D milled wood.

    Adults & Ages 18+   Free

    Lakeshore: Friday March 31, 2017   10:00am

  • Personalize your bedroom with one-of-a-kind vinyl decals! Choose your design and colour and let the vinyl cutter work its magic!

    Adults & Ages 7+   $4

    Cookstown: Tuesday April 4, 2017   1:30pm

  • Create a stencil  using our vinyl cutter. And create a one of kind glass wear with an image or saying that will last a life time.

    Adults & Ages 7+   $3

    Lakeshore: Saturday April 8, 2017   1:30pm

  • This is your chance to get the basic instruction on how to use Photoshop. Learn what a layer is, how to create text and effects in your photos.

    Adults & Ages 13+  Free

    Lakeshore: Tuesday April 11, 2017   6:00pm

  • Release your inner artist and create your own vinyl art!

    Ages 6-12   $3

    Cookstown: Wednesday April 12, 2017   4:30pm

  • Preserve your precious memories! Learn how to convert your old VHS tapes to DVD.

    Adults & Ages 10+   Free

    Cookstown: Thursday April 13, 2017   5:30pm

  • 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 8+   $3 (Participants must bring their own shirt)

    Lakeshore: Saturday April 15, 2017   1:30pm

  • Create a customized laser cut family tree with the names of your loved ones!

    Adults & Ages 10+   $10

    Cookstown: Tuesday April 18, 2017   5:30pm


  • Create a customized laser cut family tree with the names of your loved ones!

    Adults & Ages 10+   $10

    Lakeshore: Wednesday April 26, 2017   1:30pm


  • Learn about electronics and turn everyday objects, like bananas and coins, into touchpads! Control your own video game or make some music!

    Ages 6-12   $3

    Cookstown: Wednesday April 26, 2017   4:30pm

  • littleBits is a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks that empower you to invent anything, from your own remote controlled car, to a smart home device. Participants will learn how to build simple circuits and invent their own creations with littleBits.

    Adults & Ages 6+  $Free

    Cookstown: Thursday April 27, 2017   1:30pm


  • Have you ever had a great idea for an App, but don't know how to code? This Tinkershop will introduce you to the MIT App Inventor. This easy to use program let's you create Android applications without writing any code.
    *Must have an Android phone or tablet to test your application*

    Adults & Ages 12+   Free

    Lakeshore: Friday April 28, 2017   1:30pm


967 Innisfil Beach Road
Innisfil, ON L9S 1V3


2282 4th Line
Innisfil, ON, L0L 1K0


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Cookstown, ON L0L 1L0


7883 Yonge Street
Innisfil, ON L9S 1K8