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
  • Sticker Printer

Cutting and Engraving

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

3-D Printing

  • Prusa MK3S+ Printer

Other

  • Button Maker
  • Laminator
  • Sewing Machine
  • Cricut Heat Press
  • 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

Makerspace Office Hours

  • Thursday, February 9th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Orion Township Public Library - Makerspace
  • Adults

Makerspace: Formbox Chocolates

  • Saturday, February 11th - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Orion Township Public Library - Makerspace
  • Adults

Makerspace: Formbox Chocolates

  • Saturday, February 11th - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Orion Township Public Library - Makerspace
  • Adults

Makerspace Office Hours

  • Thursday, March 9th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Orion Township Public Library - Makerspace
  • Adults

Cricut Vinyl Decals

  • Saturday, March 11th - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Orion Township Public Library - Makerspace
  • Adults

Cricut Vinyl Decals

  • Saturday, March 11th - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Orion Township Public Library - Makerspace
  • Adults

3D Dragon Egg Design

  • Saturday, March 25th - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Orion Township Public Library - Makerspace
  • Elementary: 3rd - 5th GradeTeens

3D Dragon Egg Design

  • Saturday, March 25th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Orion Township Public Library - Makerspace
  • Elementary: 3rd - 5th GradeTeens

3D Dragon Egg Design

  • Saturday, March 25th - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Orion Township Public Library - Makerspace
  • Elementary: 3rd - 5th GradeTeens

Makerspace Office Hours

  • Thursday, April 13th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Orion Township Public Library - Makerspace
  • Adults
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