Creation Zone

Creation Zone Open Studios

Stop by the Iroquois Ridge Creation Zone every other Wednesday* for a fun and interactive Open Studio session!

Every Other Wednesday*
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge, Creation Zone
Cost: Free/Drop-in
Ages: All Ages

Tech Help

Bring your tablet, smartphone, or laptop and receive help with basic computer skills. We can assist with email, sharing photos, messaging, Microsoft Word, downloading library apps and more. Small class size will allow for individual attention.

  • Wednesday, September 12
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
  • Monday, September 24
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Tuesday, October 9
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Woodside Branch, Program Room
  • Monday, October 29
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Wednesday, November 7
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
  • Monday, November 26
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Tuesday, November 27
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
  • Wednesday, January 9
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
  • Monday, January 28
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Wednesday, February 6
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
  • Monday, February 25
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Tuesday, March 5
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Woodside Branch, Program Room

Cost: Free
Age: 18Y+

Virtual Reality

Drop in to the Creation Zone every other Wednesday between 6-8pm to try out virtual reality and chat with our Creation Specialist.

Every Other Wednesday
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free/Drop-in
Age: All Ages

Love My OPL: Intro to Digital Resources

Did you know the library has downloadable movies, music, and more? We also have databases providing you with health, business, and consumer information. Make the most of your free library card by joining us for this hands-on session and learn about what your library has to offer.

  • Tuesday, October 9
    7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
    Course Code: 239952
  • Wednesday, October 17
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
    Course Code: 239954
  • Thursday, January 31
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 240033
  • Tuesday, February 12
    7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
    Course Code: 240030
  • Friday, February 22
    10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    White Oaks Branch
    Course Code: 240031
  • Thursday, March 7
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
    Course Code: 240032

Cost: Free

Age: 16Y+

Meet & Knit

Starting in November come by the Creation Zone on Thursdays with your needles & thread for a social knitting and crochet drop-in.

Thursdays
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free/Drop-in
Age: 12Y+

Exceptions: Thursday December 27, January 3, March 7

iMovie Video Editing on iPad Pro

In this workshop we will go over basic video editing and training fundamentals for iMovie on the iPad Pro. iPad Pro and sample media will be provided for this workshop.

  • Thursday, December 13
    Course Code: 239965
  • Thursday, March 7
    Course Code: 240025

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $8
Age: 16Y+

Learning Excel with Lynda.com

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel with the various resources available to you through Lynda.com in this hands-on workshop.

  • Saturday, January 12
    10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 240028
  • Monday, February 25
    10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    CourseCode: 240029

Cost: Free

Age: 16Y+

Colouring 2.0

Wind down with colouring and then we’ll show you how to bring your artwork to life using iPads and Osmos.

Saturday, March 2
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free/Drop-in
Age: All Ages

Tech Help

Bring your tablet, smartphone, or laptop and receive help with basic computer skills. We can assist with email, sharing photos, messaging, Microsoft Word, downloading library apps, and more.

  • Tuesday, March 19
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
  • Monday, March 25
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Monday, April 29
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Tuesday, May 14
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Monday, May 27
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Tuesday, June 11
    3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Monday, June 24
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Monday, July 8
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
  • Friday, July 26
    10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Monday, July 29
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium
  • Tuesday, August 13
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
  • Thursday, August 22
    5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    Woodside Branch
  • Monday, August 26
    4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Central Branch, Auditorium

Cost: Free
Age: 18Y+

Immigration Updates in Mandarin

Learn about new Canadian immigration policies and regulations. Topics include: general guidelines for Permanent Resident application, PR Card renewal, and general guidelines for Canadian Citizenship application, questions, and answers. Conducted in Mandarin.

  • Wednesday, April 3
  • Wednesday, August 7

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch
Cost: Free
Age: 18Y+

To register call Halton Multicultural Council Connections at 905-842-2486 ext. 257 or email jchen@hmcconnections.com

Tissue Paper Flowers

Tissue paper flowers are a delicate craft with beautiful results. Join us for an instructor-led session of floral fun.

Tuesday, April 16
7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $7
Age: 18Y+
Course Code: 245222

Build Your Own Website

Have you ever needed a website for a small business idea, a hobby, or an artist gallery, but don’t know where to start? This 90-minute workshop will provide you with the necessary tools to understand how to build and go live with a website without having to write a line of code.

Thursday, April 18
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $8
Age: 16Y+
Course Code: 245161

iMovie Video Editing on iPad Pro

In this workshop we will go over basic video editing and training fundamentals for iMovie on the iPad Pro. iPad Pro and sample media will be provided for this workshop.

Thursday, May 2
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $8
Age: 16Y+
Course Code: 245177

May the 4th

Drop by the library for Star Wars themed activities for Jedi masters of all ages.

Saturday, May 4
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free
Age: All Ages

Photography with your Phone

Maximize your cell phone camera to take quality photos using apps and other camera settings.

Thursday, May 16
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $8
Age: 16Y+
Course Code: 245198

*Please bring your own device.

3D Modelling for Adults

A hands-on introduction to 3D design software and the basics of 3D modelling and printing.

Thursday, May 23
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $8
Age: 18Y+
Course Code: 245153

Photography 101 Workshop

Learn the necessary skills to produce well-composed and well-edited photographs. On our last workshop date, we will hold a Photography Critique.

Thursday, June 6
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $24/3 classes
Age: 16Y+
Course Code: 245197

Creating Characters

Whatever you’re writing ~ fiction or nonfiction ~ readers will care about your story only if they care about your people. In this workshop, you’ll learn techniques for creating fictional characters and depicting real people. You’ll learn how to breathe life into the page so that your characters start telling you how the story should go.

Saturday, June 22
10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Central Branch, Auditorium
Cost: $49 in advance or $53 at the door
Age: 18Y+

Email brianhenry@sympatico.ca to register in advance. No email, call Ashley at 905-815-2042 x 5338


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