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.



  • Come make something special for Mothers Day! Learn how to design decals using Inkscape and find out how the vinyl cutter works. 
    Adults & Ages 6+   $3
    Cookstown: Tuesday May 2, 2017   1:30pm
  • Create a customized laser cut family tree with the names of your loved ones!
    Adults & Ages 12+      $10
    Lakeshore: Tuesday May 2, 2017  6:00pm
  • Pick from a variety of stunning designs and laser cut your own wooden lanterns. Add an LED candle and watch it sparkle and shine!
    Adults & Ages 10+       $8
    Lakeshore: Thursday May 4, 2017  10am
  • Surprise mom with a personalized Mother’s Day vase to display flowers in! Learn how to use our vinyl cutter to create a custom stencil that will be acid etched on glass.
    Adults & Ages 7+       $3
    Cookstown: Tuesday May 9, 2017  1:30pm
  • Design your very own custom jewellery and flaunt your skills and creativity. Participants will be connected with the Lasergist website to assemble their amazing work. Prices vary for each finished product participants choose to have printed after workshop.
    Adults & 18+    Free
    Lakeshore: Wednesday, May 10, 2017   1:30pm
  • Turn your drawings into a one-of-a kind picture frame! Learn how to use the laser cutter to engrave a frame to give to someone special.

    Ages 6-12

    Cookstown: Wednesday May 10, 2017  4:30pm

  • Create a customized laser cut family tree with the names of your loved ones!
    Adults & Ages 12+     $10
    Cookstown: Thursday May 11, 2017   5:30pm
  • Have you ever wanted to showcase your photos or movies from your device? Learn how to create a slideshow of photos or short film using the app iMovie.
    Adults & Ages 9+   Free
    Cookstown: Tuesday May 16, 5:30pm
  • Release your inner artist and create your own vinyl art! Use the vinyl cutter to make your own stencils and paint over the top.
    Ages 2 and up      $3
    (Children ages 2-7 must be supervised by an adult)
    Lakeshore: Saturday May 20, 1:30pm
  • Big imaginations need BIG ART! Learn how to create your very own, larger than life poster using our hacked vinyl cutter. Create a personalized poster that you can take home, colour in and hang on your wall.
    Ages 6-12      $3
    Cookstown: Wednesday May 24, 4:30pm
  • Swift playgrounds is a fun way to learn the Swift programming language on the iPad. Kids will use real Swift code to guide their character through levels and complete challenges.
    Adults & Ages 10+     Free
    Cookstown: Thursday May 25, 1:30pm
  • Make cool custom planter pots from concrete, cast in custom forms. You WILL get messy, dress accordingly.
    Adults & Ages 18+     $5
    Lakeshore: Tuesday May 30, 10am


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