In the Maker Studio

Make your dream project at the Brookfield Library!


Becoming Certified

To use our Maker Studio, members are required to complete a certification process that includes a virtual training course and either an in-person session with a staff member for Brookfield Library cardholders, or attending a Maker Studio 101 class offered every month. Please fill out this interest form to request the training materials for the Maker Track, which includes the 3D Printers, 3D Carving, and Laser Cutter; or the Crafting Track, which includes the Cutting and Sewing machines. 

Once you have completed the virtual training, we will schedule a one-on-one, hands-on training session to conclude your certification. When you have completed this step, you will be able to reserve the equipment during Maker Studio open hours. 

Make A Reservation 

Click here to make a reservation only after completing certification. Please note that the Maker Studio is open 11am-8pm Monday-Thursday, 11am-5pm Friday-Saturday, and 12-5pm Sunday. 

Please click on the links below to learn more about our Maker Studio capabilities. 

3D Printing

3D Carving

Laser Cutting

Precision Cutting

Digital Conversion and Media Editing

Sewing and Embroidery

We have the following machines available for use as well:

Mayku Formbox Mold Maker

A 3D vacuum-powered machine that creates a mold out of a three-dimensional object. Use in conjunction with the 3D printer to create molds for soap, chocolate, resin, and more. Mayku FormBox: Desktop Vacuum Former | Create Prototypes, Molds  and Casts from Your Workplace | Compatible with Any Vacuum Cleaner | Bring  Ideas to Life Without The Factory: Industrial & Scientific

Heat Press

A heat powered, weighted press that can transfer designs fabric or other materials.

Industrial-Quality Digital 15" x 15" Heat Press Machine Sublimation T-Shirt  Power Press Black - -

Ellison Die Cutter

The Ellison Die Cutter uses cutting plates and a weighted roller to cut designs out of paper or fabric. 

Button Makers

Turn original art, magazine pages, comic pages, and more into custom buttons.

Equipment Available to Check Out

We now have Maker equipment that you can take home! Please click here for a full list of our equipment, plus what comes with each machine and what you should expect to provide for your projects.