Makerspace

Edmonton Public Library


Description
Offers a creative and collaborative environment with technology, classes, and staff help.

Service offers:

  • free or low barrier access to creative technologies such as high-end creative workstations, vinyl cutting, heat press, recording studios, digital conversion (VHS and cassette), 3D printing, and more
  • staff to assist people get started and offer training and workshops
  • some drop-in access, but most services require a booking in advance and some require training for the first booking
  • online events

Stanley A. Milner includes:

  • creative workstations, vinyl cutting, heat press, digital conversion (VHS and cassette), recording studio, 3D printing, and more
  • Al and Fran Olsen Children's Makerspace offers activities recommended for children 3 to 5, 6 to 8, and 9 to 12
  • Gamerspace

Abbottsfield Branch includes:

  • creative workstations, vinyl cutting, digital conversion (VHS and cassette), and a 3D printer for classes

Capilano Branch includes:

  • creative workstations, vinyl cutting, digital conversion (VHS and cassette), and a 3D printer for classes

Londonderry Branch includes:

  • creative workstations and vinyl cutting
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In Service, To access service:
  • drop in for creative workshops
  • contact to book appointment for other makerspace services; some require training for the first booking
  • contact to book an appointment for the Al and Fran Olsen Children's Makerspace
  • visit website for hours of operation and holiday hours
Ages 12 and older must fill out waiver online before accessing a makerspace. Ages 18 and younger must have a parent or legal guardian fill it out on their behalf.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-944-5342
Telephone
780-496-7000 (Administration)
Web Site
http://www.epl.ca
Email
makerspace@epl.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Heat press and sign vinyl costs $3.15 per square foot. Plastic / polylactic acid (PLA) filament for 3D printing costs $0.10 per gram.




Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: Yes - Includes:
  • elevators
  • ramps
  • accessible washrooms
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
March 5, 2024
Address
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square NW
Edmonton, AB, T5J 2V4
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Sat
09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Sun
01:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Hours may vary on statutory holidays.