Makerspaces are community places where you can create, invent, learn, and build skills. Experiment in our makerspace through programs, workshops, and self-directed learning. Call the library at 905-834-6512 to book an appointment.

Musical instruments

The Music Makerspace has the following instruments:

  • Electric piano
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Electric drum kit
  • Soprano ukuleles (x4)
  • Bells, rhythm sticks, and shakers

Reserve your 30-minute time slot in the Music Makerspace. Music books, stands, and accessories are available. Call 905-834-6512 to book a time.

Children's toys

Build with Magformers®, Sticky Robots™ and Duplo® blocks in the Children's Room. Children can learn simple code with the Code-A-Pillar™. Lego® blocks must be used with adult supervision and may be picked up at the Circulation Desk. All children's toys are for in-library use only. 

Thank-you to the Port Colborne Lions Club for their generous donation that made these children's toys available.

Button maker

Create custom buttons using our button maker! Design a button using our computer software or bring your own picture design. Staff will give you a short lesson before using the button maker. You can book an appointment by calling 905-834-6512.

Cost:

  • Pin-back buttons: $1 each
  • Magnetic buttons: $2 each

Other lending items

We also have board games, video games, puzzles, plant seeds and more for you to borrow. We're always adding new items. 

Board game collection

Borrow new or classic board games from our collection. Available for a 1-week loan on an adult or teen cards.

Seed library

Borrow seeds from our seed library to plant in your garden. Collect and save your seeds at the end of the growing season and return them to the library. This helps us restock our seed catalogue for next year!

Jigsaw puzzles

Would you like to borrow a jigsaw puzzle? We have a variety of 100-1000 piece puzzles. If you have a spare puzzle that you're no longer using, we appreciate donations of gently-used complete puzzles.

Green screen and photography studio

Watch for our Green Screen Studio coming soon. You will be able to use our cameras, green screen, studio mics, and other audio, video, and photography equipment and software to create your project.