Makerspace

What is a makerspace? It’s a place where the community comes together for hands-on learning and exploring. Makerspaces support STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) and Maker programming and give residents space to learn, discover, experience and explore.

Child watching 3D Printer

How to Access the Makerspace


Makerspace equipment is free to use on your own (age 14 and over or with parent) after completing orientation with library staff and signing a makerspace user agreement.

Please note use is currently restricted to a single individual or single-household bubble at one time based on COVID-19 restrictions. Contact the Fleming Branch to book an appointment.

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Equipment includes:


Ultimaker 2+ 3D printer

Create a digital design using Tinkercad, then 3D print it at the library.

Cricut Explore Air 2

This die-cutting machine can slice more than 100 materials, from cardstock to iron-on vinyl. Use free Design Space software to create your design, then watch the cricut cut it out.

Sewing Centre

Do basic sewing and mending. Includes a Singer sewing machine, iron and ironing board.

Greenscreen

Use a green screen app to create photographs and videos. Please note the greenscreen is currently only available for designated library programming.

Turing Tumblers

Build mechanical computers powered by marbles.

Button Maker

Design a button then put the pieces together.

Explore robotics

Spheros
Ozobots
Squishy circuits


We gratefully acknowledge the support of the former St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church for its donation of funds used to help equip this community space.