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Collections - Books, music, movies, magazines and more!

Equipment

Photo of music editing station, with music keyboard, Mac Pro, monitor and accessories.
Ruth E. Dickinson

A workstation for creating and editing MIDI music including a keyboard, headphones and a Mac Pro with editing software. Please checkout the computer keyboard and headphones before your booking. 

Nepean Centrepointe

ProJet 1500 3D Printers are typically used to create hobby objects, replacements for broken items and can be used for the rapid prototyping of inventions.

To print an object using the ProJet 1500, jobs are submitted to the Imagine Space team and printed overnight. 

Nepean Centrepointe

Arduino micro-controllers are small yet powerful micro-controllers can be programmed to run anything from robots to household automated devices. They’re fantastic for learning programming and electronics.

7-day loans, not holdable

Check availability
Nepean Centrepointe

Green Screen is a tool for creating a special effect. By filming actors in front of a green screen, editors can superimpose the background image of their choice. 

2-hour loan, must remain in branch

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Events

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photo of Michael McCreary

Chapel, allsaints Event Space, 330 Laurier avenue

Monday May 6, 2019 at 7:00pm

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Nepean Centrepointe

Wednesday Apr 24, 2019 at 5:40pm

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Nepean Centrepointe

Friday Apr 26, 2019 at 7:00pm

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OPL genealogy logo

Nepean Centrepointe

Saturday Apr 27, 2019 at 10:00am

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Main

Saturday Apr 27, 2019 at 11:00am

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Dominion Chalmers United Church

Thursday May 2, 2019 at 7:00pm

Spring Book Social - Book Lovers

National Arts Centre, Peter Herrndorf Place, 1 Elgin Street

Thursday May 9, 2019 at 7:00pm

Orléans

Tuesday Apr 23, 2019 at 10:00am / until Jun 25, 2019

Banner for parenting programs

Beaverbrook

Tuesday Apr 23, 2019 at 10:00am / until Jun 25, 2019