Book the 3D Printer (Fleming Branch Only)
Our Makerspace librarian is available to show you how to use the 3D printer. Library cardholders who are 3D print qualified may book and use the equipment when it is available. Print slots run for two hours, and you may extend the time.
3D Printed Fossils
About the Makerspace
Access 3D printing, vinyl cutting, robotics, sewing, and VHS / film to digital conversion. Looking to book Makerspace equipment or learn more by setting up an appointment? Visit our calendar below.
New to 3D printing? Review our short 3D Printing Course here, then scroll down this page to book an appointment at the Fleming Branch, or call Fleming or Maple Acre. Both 3D printers print high quality 3D objects in a single colour. You can grab free open source designs from Thingiverse, or learn to design your own objects.
Cricut Vinyl Cutter
Both the Fleming and Fonthill Branches have a Cricut that cuts vinyl with precision. Design anything you want in 2-D format and let the Cricut do the rest.
VHS / Film to Digital Format Conversion
Convert old home videos to DVD or digital format to make them easier to store and share at the Beamsville Branch. The Makerspace is also equipped to convert film negatives into digital format to store and share. Note: please bring your own DVDs or USB stick.
Both the Beamsville and Fonthill Branches have a button maker on which you can customize and press your own buttons. Print and press any design that you want!
Other Makerspace Equipment Includes:
Sewing Centre (Beamsville Branch)
Do basic sewing and mending. Includes a Singer sewing machine, iron and ironing board.
Greenscreen (Beamsville and Fonthill Branches)
Use a green screen app to create photographs and videos. Please note the greenscreen is currently only available for designated library programming.
LEGO Boost and Mindstorms Kits
Build robots with LEGO and control them with code. LEGO Boost designed for ages 7+, and LEGO Mindstorms are designed for ages 10+.
Robotics (various branches)