Makerspace One-on-One

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Age Group: Adults
Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Ages: 16 and up

About this event:

What do you want to make?

Makerspace Librarian Cady will walk you through using one of our machines. Please see below for options, and note what you'd like to use (and what your project idea is) in the "How did you hear about this event?" box. Each registrant will attend a 1 hour session - you will be contacted about whether you are first (3-4PM) or second (4-5 PM).

During these learning experiences, you may experiment with TCPL's raw materials free of cost. If you plan to make multiples or create a large project, please plan to bring your own raw materials.

Each individual maker may sign up for a maximum of TWO (2) sessions. Library staff reserves the right to cancel additional appointment bookings to allow room for other participants to learn. 


- Epilog Legend Helix 50 watt laser cutter/engraver

  •  Swiftly cut out or engrave various materials up to size 24 x 18 inches. We have birch plywood, tag board, fabric, and limited acrylic on hand, or bring your own. Ask the librarian about approved materials.
    • Inkscape vector software
      • Accepted file types for cutting are .SVG or .AI; .JPEG and .PNG will work for engraving. We will print from a PDF.

- Pfaff Creative 1.5 Embroidery Machine

  • Learn how to set up and run computerized embroideries. Learn with our scrap fabric or bring your own. 
  • Embird embroidery creation software (we are still learning this, but can experiment together!)
    • Accepted file types are .VIP and .VP3

- Makerbot Replicator + 3D printer

  • Print a small design using PLA plastic
  • TinkerCAD software
  • Makerbot software
    • Accepted file types are .STL and .MAKERBOT

- Cricut Explore Air 2

  • Cut sticker vinyl, paper, fabric and more with this easy to use tool.
  • Cricut Design Space software basics will be covered to design and send your print.

- Singer basic sewing machines

- Logan Mat Cutter

  • Bring your own mat board, or learn using our brown tagboard.

- Woodworking tools/ Art supplies

- Bookbinding Press (for printmaking with lino or wood blocks)

  • Bring your own pre-carved blocks.