ORL Makerspaces

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Visit our Makerspaces! You will find equipment and tools for projects, digital media creation, and exploring and learning new technology.  You’ll also find knowledgeable library staff to support your projects.

Have any questions about our Makerspaces? Email help@orl.bc.ca or call us toll free at 1-844-649-8127.

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How to use a Maker Station

Watch a tutorial or get certified

Online: Watch tutorials or complete your online certification on Niche Academy.

At your library's Makerspace: Check our events calendar and sign up for Certification workshops.

Fill out this form

Download the Makerspace Waiver & Guidelines form [PDF]. Complete the Maker Waiver form (page 1), agree to and follow the Makerspace Guidelines (page 2). 

Book a Maker Station

Book Online: Browse and reserve maker stations on our online booking calendar, Spaces. You will be asked to create a Spaces account (and confirm your email address) to complete your first booking request.

Maker stations can be booked online two days in advance. For next day or same day bookings, please phone the library to ask if there are openings.


When using an ORL Makerspace, please follow these rules [PDFs]:

To use an ORL Makerspace independently, all makers must:

  • Complete a Maker Waiver.
  • Verify your identity to staff with valid library card and photo ID.

Under 14? Your parent or guardian who is an ORL Maker must come with you to use the equipment.

Are you between 14 and 18? You must have your legal guardian sign your Makerspace Waiver & Guidelines agreement.

You'll need a library card to use our maker tools. Get a card.