Oakville Public Library

Service: Creation Zone

Record #: OAK0424
Last Full Update: 09 Nov 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone Switchboard 905-815-2042
Fax 905-815-2024
E-Mail oplreference@oakville.ca
Website opl.ca/Library-Services/Technology/Creation-Zone
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Instagram Instagram, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Creation Specialist; Email: CreationZone@oakville.ca

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

A hands-on learning environment aimed at inspiring creativity in the Oakville community through a do it yourself approach

  • offers free access to state-of-the-art equipment and software, all you pay for are the materials you need (if you need them).

Maker and Technology Programming

  • project-based introductory programs provide beginners with the basic skills to use the technology
  • view the program calendar for upcoming sesssions

Maker Drop-In

  • drop-in and connect with a Creation Specialist onsite
  • walk-in projects are available on a first-come, first-served basis if the equipment is available

Equipment Booking

  • book a two-hour self-directed time slot to use Creation Zone equipment
  • for customers with experience and skills to work independently
  • Creation Specialists are not available during these time slots

School and Community Group Visits 

Creation Zone Equipment

  • iMac Workstations
  • 3D Printer
  • Laser Cutter
  • Cricut Cutting Machine
  • Photo/Film Scanner
  • Serger
  • VHS to DVD Converter
  • Inkjet Photo Printer
  • Sewing Machine
  • Button Maker    

Maker Drop-In Hours

Glen Abbey Branch

  • Tue, Wed 4 pm-8 pm
  • Thu 2 pm-6 pm
  • Fri, Sat 10 am-2 pm

Equipment Booking Hours

Glen Abbey Branch

  • Mon 10 am-8 pm
  • Tue, Wed 10 am-4 pm
  • Thu 10 am-2 pm and 2 pm-6 pm
  • Fri-Sun 2 pm-4 pm

Iroquois Ridge Branch

  • Mon-Thu 10 am-8 pm
  • Fri 10 am-6 pm
  • Sat 10 am-4 pm
  • Sun 2 pm-4 pm

All year

Areas Served Oakville
  • 13 years of age or older, or accompanied by an adult caregiver
  • OPL library card only required to book equipment
  • waiver and code of conduct read and agreed to
  • Apply for a library card online or at any branch
  • Contact branch to book equipment
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees Service - materials

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oakville, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Oakville Public Library, Central Branch 
120 Navy St 
Oakville, ON L6J 2Z4
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

Service Categories 3D Printing ; Makerspaces

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