The Studio - Your Library's Makerspace

Create, learn, and explore new ideas at your library! The Mary L. Cook Public Library offers The Studio MakerSpace to provide Library patrons access to high quality, professional grade computer hardware, software, and equipment to support their educational, entrepreneurial, and personal endeavors.

Contact Studio Staff at 513-897-4826 or thestudio@marylcook.com to reserve creative time on the machines. Staff will be present during your appointment to help with any machine or software questions. 

Machines are free to use. Studio users are welcome to bring in their own materials to use in the makerspace; some materials must be purchased from the library due to machine specifications. A signed User Agreement must be filled out before library patrons can use The Studio equipment. 

Our Studio Machines

Large Format Printing

What we have:

Roland TruVis SG2-540

How it can be used:

  • Banners (for celebrations, parades, advertisement, etc.)
  • Print & cut stickers
  • Posters
  • Window Clings
  • Wall decals

Design your graphics at home with these recommended free resources:

Canva.com

 

Roland TruVis SG2-540

 

Sublimation Printer 

What we have:

Sawgrass 1000

How it can be used:

  • Clothing design
  • Custom mugs
  • Custom totes
  • Custom home furnishings

sublimation printer

 

Button Maker


What we have:

1", 1.5", & 2.25” button makers

How it can be used:

  • Make 1", 1.5", or 2.25” buttons for a variety of occasions

 

2.25 inch button maker

 

Heat Presses  Use sublimation or heat transfer materials to make a variety of custom items.

What we have:

Heat Press Nation 6-in1 Sublimation Heat Transfer Mug Press

Geo-Knight DK 20S Digital 16 x 20 swing away heat press

How it can be used:

  • Custom drinkware
  • Custom apparel – clothing, hats, shoes
  • Home décor
  • Coasters
  • Outdoor décor
  • Transfer art prints onto glass, wood, metal, ceramic

mug/cup press

16 x 20 swing away heat press

 

3D Printing 

What we have:

Prussa i3 MK3S+

DaVinci Mini

 

How it can be used:

  • Print game pieces or figurines
  • Garden planters or decorations
  • Electronics holders
  • Tools
  • Shelving
  • Toys

 

Find 3D designs online with these recommended free resources:

Thingiverse - Digital Designs for Physical Objects

 

Prussa i3 MK3S+

 

Craft Cutting

What we have:

Cricut 2 – We have a small stock of Cricut products; library users can bring in their own materials to use with this machine.

How it can be used:

  • Delicate cutting - Intricate cards or invitation embellishments
  • Sewing patterns
  • Vinyl decals
  • Press on decals for shirts
  • Ornaments

Cricut 2


Source URL: https://www.mlcook.lib.oh.us/the-studio