MakerSpace

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What's the MakerSpace?

The Cuyahoga Falls Library's MakerSpace is an area designed to offer patrons free access to a variety of technology and craft equipment. It's located on the upper floor of the library in the glass room behind the information desk. 

This space serves all ages as it includes a Cricut Crafting Machine, Adobe Creative Suite, Sewing Machines, Jewelry Making Tool Kit, Button Makers, Ellison Die Cutter, Green Screen, VHS to DVD convertor and more! See full list below.

Teachers, entrepreneurs, crafters and organizations are all invited to utilize this space. One-on-one tech assistance and MakerSpace programming is also available. For new visitors, you may wish to schedule a Tech Appointment for an equipment orientation. 

For questions on the MakerSpace, please visit us at the information desk or call 330-928-2117.

MakerSpace Hours

Monday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 - 5 p.m.

For basic assistance in the MakerSpace please speak to a staff member at the MakerSpace or Information desks.

Tech Appointments

We can assist you with all sorts of technology questions, such as…

  • Personal devices (ex. laptop, phone, and gadget set-up)
  • Cell phone and email troubleshooting
  • Borrowing/downloading library ebooks, audiobooks & digital materials
  • MakerSpace technology training
  • Software and app training
  • Library resources, including digital skill building with Northstar Digital Literacy

60-minute one-on-one training sessions are available for dedicated one-on-one help:

Appointment Only:

  • Tuesday &  Friday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Walk-in Help:

  • Saturday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. First come, first served.
Book Now

For same day appointments, please call the library's Information Desk at 330-928-2117 ext. 2000.

Build Your Digital Skills

Northstar Digital Literacy tests your computer skills. You can build skills in key areas, and demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates and badges. Learn it, know it, show it, and prepare for your future now!

Get started building your digital skills with Northstar Digital Literacy. Book an appointment with staff to help you get started or to take a proctored assessment. 

Weekly appointments are available: 

  • Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Book Now

For same day appointments, please call the library's Information Desk at 330-928-2117 ext. 2000.

Programs & Classes

See our calendar for upcoming orientation sessions and classes, including 3D Print design classes.

View our MakerSpace Policy.

Ladies at the Cricut

Equipment Available

Items are available for use on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Cricut (x2)
    • Some donated and scrap paper is available while supplies last. We suggest bringing your own supplies.
    • Please bring your library card and see a staff member to log you into the software.  
  • Brother Computer Sewing Machine (x2)
    • Please bring your own thread and cloth. Some basic sewing supplies are available.
  • Serger
  • Die Cut Machine
    • Please bring your own paper. Some donated/scrap paper may be available, while supplies last.
  • Button Maker (2.25 inch)
    • Supplies sold at the front desk.
    • Large buttons: 5 for $1
    • Download a template to create your personalized design. 
  • Mini Button Maker (1-inch)
    • Supplies sold at the front desk.
    • Small buttons: 10 for $1.
    • Download a template to create your personalized design. 
  • Laminator
    • Supplies sold at the front desk
    • 9 x 11.5 laminating pouches: 2 for $1.
    • 11.5 x 17.5 laminating pouch: $1.
  • Green Screen
  • Photo-Box mini studio
    • Includes phone tripods, mini-lights, O-light, and various backgrounds. Great for product images!
  • Digital Media Computer, includes Adobe Creative Cloud

Supplies

You can buy the following supplies at the circulation desk.

  • Small buttons: 10 for $1
  • Large buttons: 5 for $1
  • 9 x 11.5 laminating pouches: 2 for $1
  • 11.5 x 17.5 laminating pouch: $1
  • DVD-R with envelope: $1

Downloads

You can download templates for our button makers below.

Ellison Dies

These die cuts are available upon request for use in the MakerSpace. Dies are available in two sizes: regular and large.

Expand the options below to see the available shapes.