At ORL Makerspaces, you will find equipment and tools for hands-on projects, digital media creation, and exploring and learning new technology. We offer an open workspace and knowledgeable library staff to support your projects.
Check our Events Calendar for makerspace drop-in events and programs.
Here’s what you can do at some of our makerspaces; check your local library location for what is offered.
After an orientation with our staff, you can print a three-dimensional objects using our Makerbot 3D Printer.
Explore 3D Printing.
Use our Cricut Maker, a high tech and precise cutting, drawing, and scoring machine. It cuts a hundreds of materials quickly and accurately, from the most delicate paper and fabric to matboard and leather — and supports almost any DIY project.
Explore Material Cutting.
Record audio stories, podcasts, and music with our sound-protected recording studios.
Explore Audio Recording.
Use our video recording equipment and software to produce a video whether it’s a vlog or short film.
Explore Video Recording.
Preserve your memories by digitizing your old photos, slides, video tapes, vinyl record, and audio cassettes.
Use our dedicated computer for your digital media creations. Our creation stations offers Adobe Creative Suite software to support your projects from graphic design, photography, audio editing, to animation.
Explore the Creation Station.
Browse and reserve our maker stations and tools.
When using an ORL Makerspace, please follow these rules (PDFs):
To use an ORL Makerspace independently, all makers must:
You'll need a library card to use our maker tools. Get a card.