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 and hands-on training is currently unavailable. 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


  • Button Maker
  • Laminator
  • Sewing Machine

Makerspace Programs

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

Virtual: Intro to 3d Printing
Thursday, April 22nd - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Orion Library
Sign Up

Take and Make: Pokeball Pom-Poms
Saturday, May 1st - All Day
Orion Library
All Ages
More Information

Virtual: 3-D Printed Succulent Planter
Thursday, June 10th - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sign Up

Take and Make: Amigurumi Animals
Saturday, July 10th - All Day
Orion Library
More Information

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.

Due to COVID restrictions, equipment training is not currently available.

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