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Maker's Space & Studio

Step into the Maker's Space! Tinker, design, and invent using 3D printers, vinyl cutters, sewing machines, coding tools, and more. Collaborate with other makers, learn new technology and make your dreams become reality. Let your imagination run wild in this inspiring space that's open to learners of all ages and skill levels.

Please note that the Maker's Space will be closed on:

  • Thursday evenings from 5pm to 8pm on the following dates:
    • May 23th
    • May 30th

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Maker's Space

Updated operating hours starting Monday March 25, 2024.

Day of the Week Operating Hours

Sundays Closed

Mondays 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Tuesdays 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Wednesdays 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Closed | 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursdays 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Fridays 10:00am - 12:00pm | Closed | 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Saturdays 10:00am - 12:00pm | Closed | 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The Studio

Day of the Week Operating Hours

Sundays 12:30pm - 5:00pm

Mondays 10:00am - 8:00pm

Tuesdays 10:00am - 8:00pm

Wednesdays 10:00am - 8:00pm

Thursdays 10:00am - 8:00pm

Fridays 10:00am - 6:00pm

Saturdays 10:00am - 5:00pm

Maker's Space Lab Equipment

These items can be booked & used individually

  • VEVOR Button Maker 58mm
  • VEVOR Button Maker 25mm
  • Cricut Maker 3
  • Cricut Mug Press (x2)
  • FlashForge Creator 3D Printer
  • Ultimaker 3 3D Printer
  • Apple iMac 24” (x2)
  • Janome 3160-QDC Sewing Machine
  • Janome HD9 Professional Sewing Machine

Maker's Space Studio Equipment

Available as one booking

  • Video recording equipment
    • Canon Vixia HF G50
    • Canon Camcorder
    • Glide Fear Teleprompter
    • Neewer Lights
  • Sound recording equipment
    • Elgato Stream Deck
    • Cloudifier Mic Amplifier
    • Presonus Audio Mixer
    • Presonus Mini-Fader
    • Maschine Box
    • Instrument microphones (x2)
    • Lapel microphones (x2)
    • Podcast Shure microphones (x2)
    • Wireless headsets
    • Maschine Box
    • M Audio Keyboard (with Sustain Pedal)

Room & Equipment Booking

Maker’s Space

  • Equipment within the Maker’s Space Lab can be booked in 30 minutes, 1-, 2-, and 3- hour time slots. If the equipment does not have a booking, the equipment is available on a first come first serve basis.
  • Bookings made for equipment use or staff assistance will be held for 30 minutes past the confirmed start time. If the customer is not present, the booking will be cancelled and the equipment will be made available for others to use.
  • If a customer is booked for a certain time slot and would like to continue past their time slot and there is nobody booked in after, the customer may continue. If there is someone booked in, they must finish their booking in the allotted time and return later or another day to continue.
  • The last booking for the day will end 30 minutes before the library closes for the evening, to allow time for clean-up and settlement of payment.
  • Customers must complete a training video to use equipment and sign a waiver form.

The Studio

  • Equipment within the Maker’s Space Studio can be booked in 30 minutes, 1-, 2-, and 3- hour time slots. If the equipment does not have a booking, the equipment is available on a first come first serve basis.
  • If a customer is booked for a certain time slot and would like to continue past their time slot and there is nobody booked in after, the customer may continue. If there is someone booked in, they must finish their booking in the allotted time and return later or another day to continue.
  • Those using the Studio will need to have completed the training and signed off on the waiver before using the space.
  • Customers must complete a training video to use equipment and sign a waiver form.

Costs & Payments

Fee Chart for Materials Use

Material

Cost

Notes

3D Printing

$0.25

Per gram

Sewing needle

$0.25

 

Sewing metal bobbin

$1.50

 

Sewing plastic bobbin

$0.50

 

Sewing thread

$2.00

Per 5,000 stitch count

Button maker

$0.75

2.25” (58mm) button

Button maker

$0.50

1” (25mm) button

Cricut vinyl

$1.00

Per square foot

Cricut paper

$1.00

Per square foot

Mug for mug press

$6.00

Cost of mug & use of machine

BYOMug

$2.00

Bring your own mug, use of machine/ink

 

Note:

  • An estimate of cost will be generated from the 3D printers prior to the commencement of the print job. The user must remain in the building for the duration of their print. If the user chooses to leave, staff are not responsible for monitoring the printing. Users are expected to retrieve their own projects from the printers at the end of their session.
  • Customers will be asked to pay for their project at the end of their use of the space

Training Videos

These videos aim to get you up and running with the Maker's Space equipment as quickly as possible.

FlashForge Training Guide

Ultimaker Training Guide

Cricut Training Guide

Button Maker Training Guide

Sewing Machine Training Guide


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