Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 7 pm
Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 3 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm
What is the Makerspace?
The Makerspace, also called the Digital Media Lab, is a studio space for library users to learn through hands-on exploration and create awesome projects. The space is equipped with manufacturing equipment to create and design custom products and art.
Who Can Use the Makerspace?
Anyone with a library card and who has signed the digital equipment usage policy can use the lab.
What can I use in the Makerspace?
Specific equipment that you can use in the makerspace includes:
Makerbot Mini: Print 3D objects made of filament. Anyone can design their own 3D objects using online software such as Tinkercad or access free pre-made 3D files from online libraries such as Thingiverse.
MPK Mini Keyboard & Garage Band: Record and edit your own music with our keyboards, microphones, and music editing software.
Digital Cameras: We have both video and single shot cameras you can use to record videos or take pictures.
Sewing Machines: Learn how to sew in the YA art room every Thursdays during our 'Crafternoon' programs or ask to schedule an appointment for an individual lesson.
How can I use the Makerspace?
Follow these steps to use the Makerspace:
Contract & Waiver: Complete a digital equipment use form, including a signature from a parent or guardian if you are under age 12. Ask for the this form at the front desk
Training: Ask for trainings for each piece of equipment you want to use either at the front desk or YA office.
Open Use & Reservations: Use the Makerspace during the open hours. Certain equipment must be reserved in advance.