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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, participants are required to bring consumable 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, Jun 01 Closed
Tue, Jun 02 Closed
Wed, Jun 03 Closed
Thu, Jun 04 Closed
Fri, Jun 05 Closed
Sat, Jun 06 Closed
Sun, Jun 07 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

Canceled
Fri, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Balance science and fun with interactive, hands-on electronic projects.

Fri, Jun 05, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Purple Room
Explore the basics of coding electronics while you build exciting projects with Snapino. Program an Arduino to to control sensors.

Canceled
Fri, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Explore the world of game design and create your very own video game using a professional game creation engine!

Sun, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cypress Room
The Ghost Society is an open forum hosted by The Beyond Investigators paranormal team.  

Canceled
Mon, Jun 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Become familiar with the principles and techniques of creating a mobile video. Use everyday objects and skills to learn acting, lighting and camera techniques you can use wherever you go!

Canceled
Mon, Jun 08, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Build a remote-controlled submersible using simple electronics, pvc piping and connectors. Test your submersible controls and ballast in an aquatic environment.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Become familiar with the principles and techniques of creating a mobile video. Use everyday objects and skills to learn acting, lighting and camera techniques you can use wherever you go!

Canceled
Tue, Jun 09, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Build a remote-controlled submersible using simple electronics, pvc piping and connectors. Test your submersible controls and ballast in an aquatic environment.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Become familiar with the principles and techniques of creating a mobile video. Use everyday objects and skills to learn acting, lighting and camera techniques you can use wherever you go!

Sat, Jun 13, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Purple Room
Explore the basics of coding electronics while you build exciting projects with Snapino. Program an Arduino to to control sensors.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
See chemistry in action and learn about the manufacturing process and the properties of plastic.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Create the perfect soundtrack. Add dialogue, sound effects and music to an animated film.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
See chemistry in action and learn about the manufacturing process and the properties of plastic.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Create the perfect soundtrack. Add dialogue, sound effects and music to an animated film.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 16, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Are you a novice who wants to improve your improv skills? This camp will help build a stronger foundation in the craft of acting. Refine your skills to advance your career to the next level.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
See chemistry in action and learn about the manufacturing process and the properties of plastic.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Create the perfect soundtrack. Add dialogue, sound effects and music to an animated film.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 17, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Are you a novice who wants to improve your improv skills? This camp will help build a stronger foundation in the craft of acting. Refine your skills to advance your career to the next level.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Create the perfect soundtrack. Add dialogue, sound effects and music to an animated film.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 18, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Are you a novice who wants to improve your improv skills? This camp will help build a stronger foundation in the craft of acting. Refine your skills to advance your career to the next level.

Canceled
Fri, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Create the perfect soundtrack. Add dialogue, sound effects and music to an animated film.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Create and animate your own character using the same tools and techniques 3D animation professionals use today!

Canceled
Mon, Jun 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Use a combination of electronics and software engineering techniques to learn how to design, assemble and program with an Arduino microcontroller.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Create your own music. Learn to record, edit and mix digital music using Logic Pro X and MIDI devices in this camp.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 22, 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
Tue, Jun 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Create and animate your own character using the same tools and techniques 3D animation professionals use today!

Canceled
Tue, Jun 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Use a combination of electronics and software engineering techniques to learn how to design, assemble and program with an Arduino microcontroller.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Create your own music. Learn to record, edit and mix digital music using Logic Pro X and MIDI devices in this camp.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 23, 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
Wed, Jun 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Create and animate your own character using the same tools and techniques 3D animation professionals use today!

Canceled
Wed, Jun 24, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Use a combination of electronics and software engineering techniques to learn how to design, assemble and program with an Arduino microcontroller.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Create your own music. Learn to record, edit and mix digital music using Logic Pro X and MIDI devices in this camp.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 24, 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
Wed, Jun 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Food 101 series introduces you to a new topic every month, examining the historical and social significance of what we eat. Samples limited, registration required.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Create and animate your own character using the same tools and techniques 3D animation professionals use today!

Canceled
Thu, Jun 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Use a combination of electronics and software engineering techniques to learn how to design, assemble and program with an Arduino microcontroller.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Create your own music. Learn to record, edit and mix digital music using Logic Pro X and MIDI devices in this camp.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 25, 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.

Thu, Jun 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cypress Room
TBA

Canceled
Fri, Jun 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Create and animate your own character using the same tools and techniques 3D animation professionals use today!

Canceled
Fri, Jun 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Use a combination of electronics and software engineering techniques to learn how to design, assemble and program with an Arduino microcontroller.

Canceled
Fri, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Create your own music. Learn to record, edit and mix digital music using Logic Pro X and MIDI devices in this camp.

Canceled
Mon, Jun 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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
Mon, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology has changed the way we make products and has created a high tech career field for prototyping and manufacturing. Use a laser cutter to create a custom clock and lighted sign.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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, Jun 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology has changed the way we make products and has created a high tech career field for prototyping and manufacturing. Use a laser cutter to create a custom clock and lighted sign.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Technology has changed the way we make products and has created a high tech career field for prototyping and manufacturing. Use a laser cutter to create a custom clock and lighted sign.