LIBRARY MAKERSPACE

All users must have a library card in good standing to use any Makerspace equipment.


VHS TO DVD CONVERTER

Purpose:

Convert your old VHS tapes to DVD.

Cost:

  • There is no charge to use the equipment.
  • This unit records to DVD-R and DVD-RW discs only. You may bring your own discs, or the library can provide you with a DVD-R and a paper sleeve for 50 cents.

Guidelines:

  • The Library is not responsible for damaged VHS tapes.
  • We recommend that you remove the write-protection tab from your tapes to avoid accidental erasure.
  • Copyrighted materials cannot be copied.
  • Please allow enough time for the complete conversion process to finish. 1 hour of video will take 1 hour to convert. Allow an additional 5-10 minutes for the DVD to finalize.
  • Please use the VHS rewinder to rewind your tapes.
  • The remote control may be signed out at the Circulation Desk. An adapter for compact VHS-C cassettes is also available. Please return borrowed items when finished.
  • Please refer to the VHS to DVD Converter Manual for complete instructions.

RECORD/CASSETTE TO CD CONVERTER

Purpose:

Convert your old records or cassettes to CD.

Cost:

  • There is no charge to use the equipment.
  • This unit records to CD-R and CD-RW discs only. You may bring your own discs, or the library can provide you with a CD-R and a paper sleeve for 50 cents.

Guidelines:

  • The Library is not responsible for damaged records or cassettes.
  • Please allow enough time for the complete conversion process to finish. 1 hour of audio will take 1 hour to convert.
  • Please refer to the Record/Cassette Converter Manual for complete instructions.

BUTTON MAKER

Purpose:

Make your own pinback buttons! 

Cost:

  • Button sets are available for 50 cents each.
  • Printouts of button designs: Color 25¢, Black/White 15¢ (per copy)

Guidelines:

  • Button designs must be scaled to 2¼ inches in diameter. Please allow for a ¼ inch border.
  • A pre-scaled button template is available for use on the Makerspace computer.
  • The circular paper cutter may be used to cut out your designs.

CRICUT (crafting/cutting machine)

Purpose:

This crafting/cutting machines can be used to cut designs on regular paper, vinyl, iron-on, cardstock, fabric, posterboard, and more!

Cost:

  • There is no charge if you provide your own supplies
  • Regular Paper: 10 cents each
  • Cardstock Paper: 20 cents each
  • Envelopes: 5 cents each

Guidelines:

  • You must set up a free Cricut Design Space account before you begin.
  • The Cricut cannot be reserved. It's available on a first come, first served basis.
  • You may log into your account on the Makerspace computer to complete and cut your designs.

ELLISON DIE CUTTING MACHINE

Purpose:

Die cutting is a fast and easy way to cut the perfect shape every time.

Cost:

  • There is no charge to use the equipment.
  • Please supply your own paper.

Guidelines:

  • See the list of Ellison dies that we currently own.
  • If we do not have the Ellison cutting die that you need, you may order in more from the Online Catalog(NOTE: You may place dies on hold, but they cannot leave the building.)

3D PRINTER

Purpose:

Create physical objects from a three-dimensional digital model.

Cost:

  • 20 cents / gram (rounded to the next highest gram) ($1.00 minimum)  An estimate may be provided prior to printing. Final cost will be determined after the object is finished.

Guidelines:

  • The library reserves the right to refuse any 3D print request. Objects that are considered obscene, illegal, or dangerous (i.e. weapons) will be refused. The Library is not responsible for illegal use or potential copyright infringements.
  • Files must be submitted in person on a flash drive or SD card. Please include a completed 3D Printing Request Form at the same time. Your file should be in .STL format only. One file submission at a time. Printing time must be less than 4 hours. Maximum print size is: (200 x 200 x 180mm).
  • If a print is unsuccessful, we will attempt only one reprint. Our software automatically adds supports or a brim/raft if needed. If you do not want supports, or want other changes, such as layer height or infill, you must specify this when submitting your file. Note: Library staff will not remove support material.
  • Only library staff may operate the 3D printer. Library staff will not modify your file. Your file will be printed, subject to staff availability, and you will be notified when it’s ready. If your file is not picked up within 7 days, the printing cost will be added to your record as a library fine and your item may be discarded.
  • 3D objects are printed with PLA plastic only. (Not suitable for high temperature applications)
  • We cannot guarantee that a specific color will be available, and files can only be printed in a single color. Please check for current color availability.

Websites:

The following are some websites that offer completed 3D printable models:

The following are some websites that offer 3D model design:

CONTACT US

MAIN LIBRARY

70 Second St NE
Carrollton, OH 44615
Phone: 330-627-2613
Fax: 330-627-2523

Monday - Thursday (9-8)
Friday (9-6)
Saturday (9-4:30)


MALVERN BRANCH

710 E. Porter St, Box 487
Malvern, OH 44644
Phone: 330-863-0636
Fax: 330-863-0419

Monday (9-6)
Tuesday (10-7)
Wednesday (CLOSED)
Thursday (10-7)
Friday (9-6)
Saturday (9-1)


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