The Creative Space is a shared space for library patrons to access tools that support STEM skills, collaborative learning, making, and creating. The space includes a 3D printer, an iMac with Adobe Creative Cloud, Cricut Maker, Cricut Explore Air, a heat press, and a die cutter.
All Creative Space users must complete the Creative Space Basics, which are accessible through our Beanstack site. The library must have a copy of the signed Creative Space Basics documents on file for every patron using the Creative Space. Read the Creative Space Policy below for more information.
Please note: With the exception of 3D printing filament, patrons must provide their own consumable supplies such as paper, vinyl, and transfer paper.
Currently, anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
A face covering must be worn.
2020 Creative Space Policy
The Creative Space is a shared space for library patrons to access tools that support STEM skills, collaborative learning, making, and creating.
- Some Creative Space equipment requires training before use. Equipment requiring training has a component that requires checkout at the front desk. You must be 14 or older and have a signed waiver to check these items out. A minor’s waiver must be signed by a parent or guardian.
- Equipment must be used in a safe and proper manner and you must follow the safety guidelines for the product.
- Safety gear must be worn as appropriate.
- Long hair, necklaces, loose clothing, and the like must be removed or safely secured and out of the way.
- If any tool becomes unsafe or damaged, staff must be notified.
- Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Creative Space users must not create anything that is:
- prohibited by local, state, or federal law
- Unsafe, harmful, or dangerous, including weapons
- Obscene or otherwise inappropriate for the library environment
- In violation of another’s intellectual property rights. For example, 3D printers will not be used to reproduce material that is subject to copyright, patent, or trademark protection
Projects must not be saved to library computers. Projects saved to library computers will be automatically deleted at reboot.
The Library is not responsible for any manufacturing defects or the quality of workmanship of any of the tools, materials, or equipment supplied by the library, or for the quality or condition of any person’s project.
3D print filament is not food safe and should not be used for such purposes.
Social media and gaming is not permitted on Creative Space computers.
Food and drink are not permitted in the Creative Space.