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

3D Printing

Come and learn how to design your own 3D item using our Makerbot 3D printer and software. We’ll print your design to be picked up at a later date.

  • Monday, September 10
    6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 239939
  • Thursday, September 27
    7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 239941
  • Saturday, November 3
    10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 239940
  • Monday, November 12
    6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 239942
  • Tuesday, January 22
    7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 240014
  • Monday, January 28
    6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 240013
  • Monday, March 4
    6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 240015

Cost: $7

Age: 8Y-12Y

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

Ozobots Jr.

Meet Ozobot, a tiny robot, and learn about computer science and coding.

  • Monday, September 17
    10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 239982
  • Saturday, October 27
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 239983
  • Monday, November 5
    6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Glen Abbey Branch
    Course Code: 239980
  • Saturday, November 17
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    White Oaks Branch
    Course Code: 239981
  • Monday, January 14
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 240039
  • Monday, January 14
    6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Glen Abbey Branch
    Course Code: 240037
  • Saturday, February 9
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 240038

Cost: $7
Age: 5Y-7Y

Bloxels Sr.

Bloxels are a hands-on platform for kids to build, collaborate, and tell stories through video game creation. Join us and build your own video game with Bloxels.

  • Monday, September 17
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 239960
  • Saturday, December 8
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 239961
  • Monday, February 4
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 240018

Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $7
Age: 8Y-12Y

Ozobots Sr.

Meet Ozobot, a tiny robot, and learn about computer science and coding.

  • Monday, September 24
    6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Course Code: 239984
  • Saturday, November 24
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 239985
  • Friday, February 15
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Course Code: 240040

Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $7
Age: 8Y-12Y

Bloxels Jr.

Bloxels are a hands-on platform for kids to build, collaborate, and tell stories through video game creation. Join us and build your own video game with Bloxels.

  • Thursday, October 11
    6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Course Code: 239958
  • Friday, February 15
    10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Course Code: 240017

Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: $7
Age: 5Y-7Y

Stop Motion Creation

Do you have a passion for storytelling? Come express yourself using games and technology designed for creating stories. Combine your narrative skills with some creativity, imagination, and teamwork to create your very own stop motion film.

  • Saturday, November 17
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Central Branch
    Course Code: 239949
  • Saturday, December 1
    2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 239950
  • Saturday, February 2
    1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
    Course Code: 239951

Cost: $7

Age: 8Y-12Y

PA Day: Amusement Rides with LEGO

Amusement rides are lots of fun. But how do they work? Explore different types of amusement rides and what makes them move. Teams of two will be creating an amusement ride and bring it to life using LEGO WeDo 2.0.

Friday, April 27, 2018
10:00am-12:00pm
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Register through Iris using course code 235698.

or

Friday, April 27, 2018
1:30pm-3:30pm
Register through Iris using course code 235699.

Iroquois Ridge Branch
Cost: $7/class
Age: 6-9

 

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

Two-Hour Tinker

Check out our new Two-Hour Tinker Loanable Tech Toys:

Visit Iroquois branch of Oakville Public Library to explore new technologies and creation. With your FREE library card you can sign out and play with a Code-A-Pillar, Ozobot, Cubelets, Snap Circuits and much more. The length of sign out is two-hours with most of the tech toys to be used in the Creation Zone at the Branch.

Where: Iroquois Ridge Branch, 1051 Glenashton Dr., Oakville, L6H 6Z4

When: During library hours

 

Kids Coding Workshop – Scratch

Do you love creating games and solving problems? Learn fundamentals of coding using a Scratch, a fun programming language using blocks. You will learn to setup a scratch account, create a game, and also build and demo your first Scratch project. Just drag and drop your scratch blocks and in minutes you will learn to code, build games, puzzles, and much more!

Saturday, October 27
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free
Age: 9Y-14Y
Course Code: 240372

 

 

RoboRobo™ Robotics

Join us for a RoboRoboTM Robotics Program that allows young engineers the opportunity to Build, Program & Play while learning the basics of robotics. The Lego style building blocks contain special circuits that will help students make their own custom-built robot move in different patterns through a card-reader system with colourful programing cards. Each child will enjoy the excitement of building a moving robot and easy programming without a computer.

  • Saturday, January 12
    10:00 – 11:30a.m.
    Course Code: 245081
  • Saturday, February 23
    10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
    Course Code: 245082

Iroquois Ridge Branch, Creation Zone
Cost: Free
Age: 6Y-9Y

 


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