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Mon - Thurs: 10:00am to 09:00pm Friday: 10:00am to 06:00pm Saturday: 10:00am to 05:00pm Sunday: 01:00pm to 05:00pm

10011 - 102 Street Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

Plan Your Visit

Mon - Thurs: 10:00am to 09:00pm Friday: 10:00am to 06:00pm Saturday: 10:00am to 05:00pm Sunday: 01:00pm to 05:00pm

10011 - 102 Street Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

Plan Your Visit

Mon - Thurs: 10:00am to 09:00pm Friday: 10:00am to 06:00pm Saturday: 10:00am to 05:00pm Sunday: 01:00pm to 05:00pm

10011 - 102 Street Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

Plan Your Visit

Mon - Thurs: 10:00am to 09:00pm Friday: 10:00am to 06:00pm Saturday: 10:00am to 05:00pm Sunday: 01:00pm to 05:00pm

10011 - 102 Street Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

Plan Your Visit

Mon - Thurs: 10:00am to 09:00pm Friday: 10:00am to 06:00pm Saturday: 10:00am to 05:00pm Sunday: 01:00pm to 05:00pm

10011 - 102 Street Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

Plan Your Visit

Mon - Thurs: 10:00am to 09:00pm Friday: 10:00am to 06:00pm Saturday: 10:00am to 05:00pm Sunday: 01:00pm to 05:00pm

10011 - 102 Street Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

Makerspace

Where ideas come to life

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Makerspace services

We offer services that help the creative juices flow. See below!

3D printing is the process of taking a digital file and making three dimensional solid objects. It is made by laying down many successive thin layers of material. Click here to review our 3D printing guidelines.

  • Submit files in .STL or .OBJ format
  • Material is PLA, which is not safe for use with food
  • Expect turnaround in a few weeks
  • Charge: 10 cents per gram of the finished product

Where to get started? Check out thingiverse and tinkercad for ideas and to create your own designs!

Questions? Email 3dprinting@fspl.ca

Submit a file for 3D Printing

    If you require different colours for multiple objects, please note it at the bottom in 'Special Instructions'
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: stl, obj.
  • If you wish to different pieces printed different colours, please specify which.

 

 

We have a full keyboard with weighted keys and pedal, an electronic drum kit with lots of style settings, and a Fender guitar! Come to the desk to check out the drumsticks or the guitar and start jamming! All the equipment uses headphones.

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Make gorgeous cards, tags, and other designs with our Die Cutting kit! We have the Big Shot die cutter and several collections like Merry Patterns, Christmas Quilt, Vintage Leaves, Foxy Friends, and Smitten Mittens. Bring in some paper and ask at the front desk for the tools!

Check out a video game from the Circulation Desk and start playing on our interactive smart board projector!

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In addition to amazing software like iMovie and Garage band, we have installed Final Cut Pro on this beautiful iMac! You can even burn your films onto a blu-ray using our blu-ray burner! Discs are available for purchase at the desk.

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Do you have old photos and VHS that you want to preserve? Convert them to digital at our Digital Conversion Station. We have a high volume photo scanner and a flat bed scanner, as well as industry grade software to manage these photos. Use our VHS playing and conversion equipment to convert old videos to DVD or to a digital format. You can also bring in a camcorder with 8mm tapes to convert them. We also have a slide/film negative scanner and a cassette to digital converter available at the front desk. The computer also has Adobe Creative Suite! This means expensive, industry standard software like Photoshop is now at your fingertips.

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Try out our button makers to make 1″ or  2 1/4″ buttons! You can draw your own designs or you can create designs on the computer. We recommend the free online program, Canva. For directions on how to use Canva, click here. You can access 1″ button template here and the 2 1/4″ button template here.

After taking an orientation with a staff member to show that you can use the machine safely, all the power of the Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 will be free for you to use! This advanced machine has 600 built-in stitches, 13 fully automatic buttonholes, 25 needle positions, and so much more!

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It’s not just books you can take home from the library! Now you can go home with this great equipment! These items must be checked out by an adult on an adult library card (FSPL, SCL, or ME) in good standing. The items must be picked up and returned to Fort Saskatchewan Public Library. Items can be taken out for three weeks and cannot be renewed. Patrons are responsible for damages and loss. Click here to view the items in the catalogue and to place a hold!

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Includes guitar, strap, and tuner.

Our Raspberry Pi kit is available for patrons to checkout and take home for 3 weeks! The Raspberry Pi is a basic computer that runs entirely on open-source software. You can mix and match it with software to make just about anything you want!

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