MAKERSPACE

WRL welcomes users to release their creativity in the Makerspace! This new creative space at the Williamsburg Library gives users access to 3D printers, a new Glowforge 3D laser printer, Cricut machines, sewing machines, and more. The sky is the limit on what you can create – at no cost except for your time and the materials you bring along!

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What are some of these new tools for, exactly?

3D PRINTER

This machine allows the creation of an object from a three-dimensional digital model by laying down many thin layers of material.

GLOWFORGE

Built on laser cutter & engraver technology, Glowforge uses a beam of light the width of a human hair to cut, engrave, and shape designs from a variety of materials.

CRICUT

This tool is a computer-controlled cutting machine used for cutting paper, felt, vinyl, fabric, and more.

OPEN HOURS

Monday-Thursday  |  2-6 PM 

Sunday  |  1-5 PM

RULES

Please consult with a librarian before starting a project; one will be available in the Makerspace during open hours.

WRL will provide practice materials, but you should BYO materials for any personal projects. Materials need to be approved by librarian before using equipment.

Users will need to sign a use agreement.

Users are responsible for ensuring their work complies with copyright and intellectual property laws.

DIGITAL MEMORY LAB

An innovative, do-it-yourself space for digitizing various audio/visual media formats including VHS, photos, documents, and slides. Patrons will have access to knowledgeable library staff as well as instructions and orientations that explain the process. 

Users will need to sign a use agreement and are responsible for ensuring their work complies with copyright and intellectual property laws.

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