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MakerSpace

Bring Your Ideas to Life

Located on the second level of the library, our MakerSpace is the creative corner of our community. From painting and other traditional crafts to cutting-edge printing and engraving, we offer a variety of tools for patrons of all ages to create, imagine, and flourish.

MAKERSPACE EQUIPMENT

3D Printing

Our MakerSpace maintains two 3D printers: a LulzBot TAZ pro filament printer, and a Formlabs resin printer. Each printer uses a .stl file format for 3D models. The filament printer uses PLA filament, and the resin printer uses grey resin. The cost to print a model is $0.10 per gram of filament and a $2 base cost + $0.25 per milliliter of resin.

Crafting Equipment

Arts and crafts just got easier thanks to our MakerSpace. The space includes Singer sewing machines, a Cricut Maker 3, a Cricut EasyPress 2 heat press, a Husqvarna embroidery machine, a button maker, a light-up tracing screen, die cutters, irons and ironing boards, heat guns, hot glue guns, easels, and stamps.

For materials, the MakerSpace includes cardstock, mini canvases, yarn, coasters, magnets, and coffee mugs, among other items. Various materials have a cost associated with them, please see the pricing sheet above for complete information!

Laser Cutting

The GlowForge Pro laser cutter and engraver cuts, marks, and engraves a variety of materials including wood, acrylic, and leather. The cutter uses the .svg file format and has a $0.10 charge per minute of cutting or engraving.

 

Audio & Video Studios

Our Recording Studio and Green Screen Room are perfect for channeling your inner podcast host, YouTuber, DJ, musician, and more. The Recording Studio is equipped with a Rode ProCaster Sound Board and Adobe Audition. The Green Screen Room has a camera available for patron use, along with Adobe Illustrator, Lightroom, and Premiere Pro. Headphones are provided, and patrons should bring their own USB drives to save files.

The Recording Studio is available for exploration by open-hour appointments, which are available on our Events Calendar. The Green Screen Room is coming soon – stay tuned for updates on hours and availability!

Long Arm Quilting Machine – coming soon!

Our long arm quilting machine provides patrons with all of the tools to support quilters with a variety of projects.

MakerSpace Classes

Looking to learn more about the MakerSpace in a class environment? Visit our Events Calendar to sign up for classes and other activities.

MakerSpace Rules & Regulations

  • Patrons of 16 years and over are allowed in the MakerSpace on their own. Patrons under the age of 16 MUST be accompanied by an adult for the duration of their reservation.
  • All MakerSpace users are required to have a reservation to use the equipment and space. Reservations can be made on the library’s events calendar underneath events titled, “MakerSpace Open Hours”.
  • Patrons with an open hour appointment may have a cost of materials associated with MakerSpace use. Patrons attending a class in the MakerSpace will not need to pay for materials associated with the class.
  • Patrons will be asked to sign a waiver before using any equipment.