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What is the Makerspace?

The Makerspace is an exploratory community space and hub for art and technology in the library, where community members can create, design, tinker, invent, and craft. In the Makerspace, patrons have access to technologies, tools, and resources to learn a new hobby or skill, start a new business, or invent the next solution to today’s problems. It is an environment for experimentation, learning, and creative play for visitors of all ages. 



Events

Tue, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Thu, Mar 07, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, Mar 12, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Thu, Mar 14, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, Mar 19, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Thu, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Thu, Mar 28, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, Apr 02, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Thu, Apr 04, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, Apr 09, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Thu, Apr 11, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, Apr 16, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Thu, Apr 18, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, Apr 23, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Thu, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, Apr 30, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Registration opens Wednesday, March 6 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 02, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, May 07, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Wed, May 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Makerspace
Registration opens Wednesday, March 6 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 09, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, May 14, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Wed, May 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Makerspace
Registration opens Wednesday, March 6 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 16, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, May 21, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Makerspace
Registration opens Wednesday, March 6 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 23, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Tue, May 28, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Thu, May 30, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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FAQ

    • The Makerspace is an exploratory community space and hub for art and technology in the library, where community members can create, design, tinker, invent, and craft. In the Makerspace, patrons have access to technologies, tools, and resources to learn a new hobby or skill, start a new business, or invent the next solution to today’s problems. It is an environment for experimentation, learning, and creative play for visitors of all ages. 

    • Anyone can use the Makerspace! Community members and visitors of any age group are welcome to use the space and attend Makerspace programs.

    • Whether you are making for your small business, a school project, or simply for the joy of creating, the Makerspace is here to support any and all of your making needs. Come to Open Maker Lab to explore our resources and tackle your own creative projects, and see our calendar for upcoming programs and opportunities to make. 

      • We hold Open Maker Lab every Tuesday and Thursday from 2-6 pm. 
      • We also offer one-on-one tech help in the Makerspace by appointment. To schedule a tech help appointment, please contact Justin Morrison at jmorrison@oneallibrary.org (205-445-1103) or Sara Hardy at shardy@oneallibrary.org (205-445-1133).
    • The Makerspace is located on the second floor of the O’Neal Library across from the main staircase. 

    • For any queries about the Makerspace, please contact Justin Morrison at jmorrison@oneallibrary.org (205-445-1103) or Sara Hardy at shardy@oneallibrary.org (205-445-1115)