Makerspace

The Orion Township Public Library’s Makerspace offers space for library patrons to work on creative projects. We offer a variety of tools, equipment, and programs to encourage a hybrid of digital literacy and creativity.

Makerspace Hours and Use

The Makerspace is open daily and closes 30 minutes before the library closes. Equipment availability may vary. For more information, please contact (248) 693-3001.

During regular hours, librarians are unable to personally assist with use of Makerspace equipment. Handbooks, guides, and / or training videos can be found on the equipment pages below.

Makerspace Equipment

Audio / Video / Photo

  • VHS to DVD
  • Analog to Digital Video
  • Audio Cassette Conversion
  • Vinyl Record Conversion
  • Photo Scanner

Cutting and Engraving

  • Glowforge Laser Engraver
  • Cricut Explore Air
  • Spellbinder Platinum 8.5″

3-D Printing

  • Pulse 3-D Printer

Other

  • Button Maker
  • Laminator
  • Sewing Machine
  • Cricut Mug Press
  • Mayku Formbox

Equipment Training

If you are interested in learning how to use any of the equipment in the Makerspace, please fill out the form below to schedule an appointment. Requests must be completed at least 24 hours in advance to ensure staff availability. A Makerspace specialist will contact you to schedule the appointment.

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Makerspace Programs

A variety of group Makerspace programs are scheduled every month. You may register for Makerspace events in the library calendar.

Makerspace Office Hours
Thursday, October 13th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Makerspace: Glowforge Jewelry
Saturday, October 29th - 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
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Makerspace: Glowforge Jewelry
Saturday, October 29th - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
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Makerspace Office Hours
Thursday, November 10th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Makerspace: Cricut Mugs
Saturday, November 19th - 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
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Makerspace: Cricut Mugs
Saturday, November 19th - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Orion Library - Maker Space
Adults
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