Equipment

All of the equipment in the Makerspace is available to use but requires training. Contact the Makerspace Librarian at 262-458-2782 or sfrench@whitewater-wi.gov to schedule a training appointment.

Once trained, ask at the Circulation desk to use the equipment. You will need your library card. You may reserve a specific piece of equipment in 2-hour increments. Ask any staff member, call 262-473-0530 or email Sarah to reserve equipment.

  • Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer (cost: first print free then 20 cents/gram)graphic
  • Brother Computerized Sewing Machine
  • Cricut Expression 2 
  • Cricut Maker
  • Thermal Laminator (cost: 15 cents/pouch)
  • Craft Oven
  • Accuquilt (fabric cutting dies)
  • Big Shot Sizzix (die cutting and embossing)
  • Minc Machine (foil applicator, cost 50 cents/4" square piece)
  • Scanner
  • Button Maker (first button free then 10 cents/button)

 

 


Digital Creation Station Laptop Software

  • Blender -- 3D creation and animation
  • Inkscape -- illustration
  • Gimp -- photo editor
  • Cura -- 3D printing
  • Openshot -- video editor
  • Audacity -- audio editor
  • Cricut Design Space
  • VLC media player
  • Freemake video converter
  • Paint 3D -- beginner illustration

 

 

 

 

 


Supplies & Tools

Some of the supplies and tools we have available are in storage. Ask any staff member to access anything that is not located in the makerspace. Need help reaching an item? Ask any staff member for assistance. 

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  • Polymer Clay Kit
  • Beading Kit
  • Stamps and ink pads (we have a lot of them!)
  • Quilt patterns
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Embroidery floss and hoops
  • Buttons
  • Gel pens
  • Paint makers
  • Rubber band loom
  • Pastels
  • Puff paint
  • Prismacolor colored pencils
  • Prismacolor art markers
  • Bianyo alcohol ink makers
  • Iron
  • Seam iron
  • Hot glue gun
  • Plastic strip heater
  • Wool winder
  • Circle cutter
  • Knitting loom
  • Pom-pom maker
  • Paper punches
  • Button maker (various sizes)

 

 

 


Conversion & Archiving Equipment

Convert and archive your memories using our equipment! 

Note: Do not use any of the equipment for illegal or unauthorized reproduction of copyrighted materials or content you have no right to reproduce or distribute. This equipment is for preserving your personal content only, such as home movies.

  • Vinyl to CD or Digitalphoto of equipment
  • VHS to DVD or Digital
  • 8mm and Super 8 to Digital
  • Cassette to CD or Digital
  • CD or DVD to Digital
  • Negatives/Slides to Digital
  • Photos/Documents to Digital

 

 

There is no cost to use our conversion equipment, although training is required. We also offer a full-service option for a cost of $18 for the first hour and $9 per subsequent half-hour. Contact Sarah for more information and/or a quote for this service, or to book a training appointment. You can reach her by phone at 262-458-2782 or via email at sfrench@whitewater-wi.gov


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