Welcome to the Eaton Public Library Makerspace!
The Eaton Public Library Makerspace is a creative haven for our library patrons, where imagination knows no bounds. This innovative and free service empowers individuals of all ages to explore their passions and transform ideas into reality. Equipped with state-of-the-art tools and technology, the Makerspace offers a dynamic space for crafting, tinkering, and inventing. From 3D printing to electronics, woodworking to digital design, patrons can dive into a world of endless possibilities. Whether you're a budding artist, tech enthusiast, or DIY enthusiast, our Makerspace welcomes you to unleash your creativity, learn new skills, and bring your dreams to life. Come and join us at the Eaton Public Library Makerspace, where innovation and inspiration converge
First time in the Makerspace?
- Schedule an introduction to any machine you wish to learn
- On your first reservation you will complete a certification quiz, and receive a Makerspace Use Agreement and the Risk and Release agreement.
- Your certification quiz is good for one year and will be logged to your library card account.
- After you complete the quiz and two forms the creating will begin!
The Glowforge laser cutter in the Makerspace is an incredible tool to make amazing wood engraved art! We offer many different materials to use in our Glowforge which include many different types of wood, acrylic, and leather. Library patrons are allowed one full size sheet of material per week for free. Any outside materials must be approved by staff before use.
Cricut Maker 3
We have a Cricut Maker 3 for all your design needs in the Makerspace. This machine is great for custom cards, stickers, and many more amazing design projects. We currently offer all of our materials for free which include all kinds of card stock and vinyl. Stop by today and start creating!
Amazing 3d printing technology is just a step away in the Eaton Public Library Makerspace! Our Ultimaker S3 3d printer is incredibly user friendly. You can be printing in literally minutes with this amazing machine. Currently we do not charge for 3d printing and we have many different colors of PLA available. The max allowable print time is eight hours and will be printed as soon as it is available. All prints are first come first serve and are printed usually the following day.
iMac for photo/video editing
Our iMac computer is the perfect machine to enhance those cherished memories. It comes fully equipped with the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite and many other photo/video editing applications. If you are a photographer and need to perfect your amazing pictures this is the station for you!