• Holiday Season - Modified schedule

    December 24 and 31: OPEN 10 am to 3 pm - No change for branches that normally close at/or before 3 pm on Tuesday
    December 25 and 26 : CLOSED
    December 27 to 30: REGULAR HOURS
    January 1: CLOSED 

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Scan, edit and print your photos, slides and documents using our image scanning workstation. Includes a photo printer and scanner. There is a charge for printing on photo paper. 

Photo of Orion Starblast 4.5 reflector telescope

The Telescope is an Orion Starblast 4.5 Reflector Telescope – it is a fully functioning telescope, designed with the beginning astronomer in mind. 

7-day loan, holds allowed

Check availability
Music keyboard
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

The Epilog Helix laser cutter utilises a high powered laser to make precision cuts and engravings in a variety of materials, such as paper, wood, acrylic and glass. It has a table size 24" x 18". It has the ability to engrave or cut cylindrical items, like bottles or glasses with the Rim-Drive Rotary Attachment. 


Featured event


Tuesday Dec 10, 2019 at 12:00pm

Featured event


Wednesday Dec 11, 2019 at 10:30am

Featured event
composite graphic of Laura Millar's book

Library and Archives Canada, Alfred Pellan Room, 395 Wellington St.

Wednesday Dec 11, 2019 at 7:00pm


Monday Dec 9, 2019 at 10:00am / until Dec 18, 2019


Monday Dec 9, 2019 at 10:15am / until Dec 16, 2019


Monday Dec 9, 2019 at 10:15am / until Jan 04, 2020


Monday Dec 9, 2019 at 10:15am

Emerald Plaza

Monday Dec 9, 2019 at 10:30am / until Jun 22, 2020


Monday Dec 9, 2019 at 1:30pm / until Jun 08, 2020