Makerspace

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 7 pm

Friday: 9 am - 5 pm

Saturday: 9 am - 3 pm

Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

Email

Phone

(928) 759-3038

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.

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