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Makerspace Open Lab

Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects? We have the equipment and tools, you bring your materials and projects!

Come to our Makerspace for these extended hours for help with circuits, soldering, 3D design, woodworking or programming. We have the tools you need! A specialized instructor will be available to assist you. Use of the equipment requires basic proficiency and safety standards. You must bring your own consumable materials for your projects. All tools are available as first come first served.
Note: Questions are handled based on the topics discussed in any of the classes offered at the Library.

Available Equipment:

  • Flashforge Creator Pro 3D Printer (2)
    Note: 3D prints may not exceed 7 hours and cost .05 Cents per gram.
    • Max print: 5.5” x 8” x 6” 
    • Filament: PLA
  • Flashforge Guider II S 3D Printer
    Note: 3D prints may not exceed 7 hours and cost .05 Cents per gram.
    • Max Print: 9”x9”X11”
    • Filament: PLA 
  • Deltamaker 2 3D Printer
    Note: 3D prints may not exceed 7 hours and cost .05 Cents per gram.
    • Max print: 8” x 8” x 10” 
    • Filament: PLA 
  • Carbide 3D Shapeoko CNC router 
    • Cutting area: 14” x 17” x 0.5” 
    • Materials: wood, acrylic 
  • Orion Motor Tech 55w Laser Engraver and Cutter
    • Working area: 20” x 28” 
    • Files should be in DXF format.
    • Materials for cutting:
      • max 3/16” thickness for plywood (3mm- 4.76mm)
      • max 3/16” thickness for dimensional lumber (maple, oak, balsa,) (3mm- 4.76mm)
      • max 3/16” thickness for project foamboard (3mm- 4.76mm)
      • max 3/16” thickness for cardboard (3mm- 4.76mm)
      • max 3/16” thickness for particleboard, LUAN, (3mm- 4.76mm)
    • The laser cannot be used to cut the following materials:
      • Acrylic, plastic, or any material that contains plastic of any type (PET, Nylon, Delrin, vinyl, etc.) Leather (real or synthetic)
      • Materials that have a surface treated with polyurethane, varnish, lacquer or finishes that emit toxic gasses
      • Tile, Granite, Stone or similar materials
      • Rubber and metal of any kind
    • Materials for Engraving:
      • Acrylic
      • Plywood and dimensional lumber 
      • Foamboard
      • Leather, denim, fabric, etc.

*We reserve the right to refuse cutting any material that may be flammable and/or emit harmful toxic fumes or gasses.

  • Silhouette Cameo Cutter
    • Max cut: 12” x 12” 
    • Materials: Vinyl, Cardstock, Coverstock, Paper
  • Soldering Irons
  • Dremel and Dremel Press
  • Assorted Hand Tools
  • Arduino Kits for Practice
  • PC Laptops with the following software
    Note: If you use one of our laptops, please be sure to bring a jump drive to transfer and save your work.
    • Arduino v1.8.10
    • Moments of Inspiration (MOI 3D Design Software) v3.0
    • Blender v2 7.9
    • Sketchup
    • Sculptris v6
    • Inkscape v0.92.3
    • Cut2D v8.0
    • Flashprint v4.10
    • Simplify 3D v3.10
    • RDWorks v8
    • Silhouette Studio v4.2.4

*You are free to bring in your own laptop to work on your project, or to use one of ours.

TAGS: | Maker/DIY |

Orlando Public Library

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Jul 13 Closed
Tue, Jul 14 Closed
Wed, Jul 15 Closed
Thu, Jul 16 Closed
Fri, Jul 17 Closed
Sat, Jul 18 Closed
Sun, Jul 19 Closed

About the branch

LYMMO Orange Line
LYNX Bus Link 3, 6, 7, 11, 13 and 51

The Orlando Public Library is the headquarters and resource center for the Orange County Library System. The Library has been located at this site since its beginnings as the Albertson Public Library in 1923. Public Reference Departments in the Orlando Public Library include Children's, Library Central, and Learning Central. The Children's Library offers spacious areas, special programs, computers and story rooms for our youngest readers and readers to be. The Technology and Education Center is located on the second floor and includes the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation and Creativity. The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community.

 

Upcoming events

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Tue, Jul 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn video editing concepts, including using professional editing software such as Premiere, After Effects and Audition.

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Tue, Jul 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kids' who love playing Minecraft will love this class. They will learn to design and draw their very own Minecraft character using 3D modeling software.

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Tue, Jul 14, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Design, build and program remarkable robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3. Learn to program robots to complete autonomous objectives with a simple to use computer interface.

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Tue, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Explore the world of game design and create your very own video game using a professional game creation engine!

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Tue, Jul 14, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Build confidence for the stage, relieve anxiety or just play in this 4 part improv series. See how improv can better your life in this safe, supportive environment.

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Wed, Jul 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn video editing concepts, including using professional editing software such as Premiere, After Effects and Audition.

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Wed, Jul 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Design, build and program remarkable robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3. Learn to program robots to complete autonomous objectives with a simple to use computer interface.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Explore the world of game design and create your very own video game using a professional game creation engine!

Canceled
Wed, Jul 15, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Build confidence for the stage, relieve anxiety or just play in this 4 part improv series. See how improv can better your life in this safe, supportive environment.

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Thu, Jul 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn video editing concepts, including using professional editing software such as Premiere, After Effects and Audition.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Design, build and program remarkable robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3. Learn to program robots to complete autonomous objectives with a simple to use computer interface.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Explore the world of game design and create your very own video game using a professional game creation engine!

Canceled
Thu, Jul 16, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Build confidence for the stage, relieve anxiety or just play in this 4 part improv series. See how improv can better your life in this safe, supportive environment.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 17, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Design, build and program remarkable robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3. Learn to program robots to complete autonomous objectives with a simple to use computer interface.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Explore the world of game design and create your very own video game using a professional game creation engine!

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Mon, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join our mission to mars. Learn about the red planet, it's geography and geology in this fun and exciting camp. Create mission logos, laser cut rockets and develop mars landing systems.

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Mon, Jul 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Miniature painting is a diverse and rewarding art form. Learn the basics of miniature/scale model painting, identify the tools and materials needed, and practice various painting techniques.

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Mon, Jul 20, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Design and create your very own comic book. Along the way you'll learn about storyboarding, photo equipment, editing, typography, and pen tablets.

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Tue, Jul 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join our mission to mars. Learn about the red planet, it's geography and geology in this fun and exciting camp. Create mission logos, laser cut rockets and develop mars landing systems.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Miniature painting is a diverse and rewarding art form. Learn the basics of miniature/scale model painting, identify the tools and materials needed, and practice various painting techniques.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 21, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Design and create your very own comic book. Along the way you'll learn about storyboarding, photo equipment, editing, typography, and pen tablets.

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Wed, Jul 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join our mission to mars. Learn about the red planet, it's geography and geology in this fun and exciting camp. Create mission logos, laser cut rockets and develop mars landing systems.

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Wed, Jul 22, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Design and create your very own comic book. Along the way you'll learn about storyboarding, photo equipment, editing, typography, and pen tablets.

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Thu, Jul 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join our mission to mars. Learn about the red planet, it's geography and geology in this fun and exciting camp. Create mission logos, laser cut rockets and develop mars landing systems.

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Thu, Jul 23, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Design and create your very own comic book. Along the way you'll learn about storyboarding, photo equipment, editing, typography, and pen tablets.

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Fri, Jul 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join our mission to mars. Learn about the red planet, it's geography and geology in this fun and exciting camp. Create mission logos, laser cut rockets and develop mars landing systems.

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Fri, Jul 24, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Design and create your very own comic book. Along the way you'll learn about storyboarding, photo equipment, editing, typography, and pen tablets.

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Mon, Jul 27, 10:00am - 11:30am
Program a robotic arm to complete tasks using motors, servos, and microcontrollers.

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Mon, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Create and animate your own character using the same tools and techniques 3D animation professionals use today!

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Tue, Jul 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Program a robotic arm to complete tasks using motors, servos, and microcontrollers.

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Tue, Jul 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Create and animate your own character using the same tools and techniques 3D animation professionals use today!

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Wed, Jul 29, 10:00am - 11:30am
Program a robotic arm to complete tasks using motors, servos, and microcontrollers.

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Wed, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Create and animate your own character using the same tools and techniques 3D animation professionals use today!

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Thu, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:30am
Program a robotic arm to complete tasks using motors, servos, and microcontrollers.

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Thu, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Create and animate your own character using the same tools and techniques 3D animation professionals use today!

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Fri, Jul 31, 10:00am - 11:30am
Program a robotic arm to complete tasks using motors, servos, and microcontrollers.

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Fri, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Create and animate your own character using the same tools and techniques 3D animation professionals use today!

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Fri, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
The Tech Sassy Girlz organization is holding their Pearls in Tech Ceremony.