309 Creative is a place where patrons can unleash their imagination, express themselves through arts and crafts, and explore innovative technology.
Beginners and experts alike are welcome to use the makerspace during open hours. This is a place to come together and tinker, celebrate victories and learn from failures, with a dedicated library employee nearby to help you plan and execute your creative vision.
- Tuesdays from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
- Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Don’t know how to use these machines? The library will provide Maker classes on 3D printing and design, craft classes using the vinyl and laser cutters, and workshops on open-sourced software that can be used to help bring your creative ideas to fruition. Visit the library’s page for a list of upcoming classes.
So, decorate a birdhouse. Laser cut a keycahin. 3D print a doorstop. Record a podcast. The list is endless. Just stop by 309 and get creative!
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Meet Our Machines
The machines listed below are housed in 309 Creative. They provide patrons with the opportunity to explore new possibilities in custom art, design, and prototyping. Bring your passion to learn something new, along with your ideas. 309 Creative will provide you with the tools to make those ideas a reality.
- Prusa i3 MK3S+ 3D printer
- Prusa MINI+ 3D printer
- 2 Ultimaker 2+ 3D printers
- Sculpto 3D printer
- Cricut Maker vinyl cutter
- Cricut Air Explore vinyl cutter
- 60-watt laser cutter
309 Creative has a collection of other materials that will assist you on your making journey.
- Laptops with a variety of maker software
- DIY art and maker kits of all kinds
- Make Magazine
Laser Cutter Special Requirements
Patrons may bring their own materials to use with the laser cutter.
However, anything other than plain, untreated wood must:
- Be in original packaging
- Explicitly state that it is safe for laser cutting
- Be a maximum of 1/8″ thick and less than 16″ long by 23″ wide
Staff reserves the right to deny use of outside materials for any reason.
Laser cut material online ordering resources: