Makerspaces

Unleash creativity.

We offer advanced software, tools and equipment to create anything you can dream of. From printing your own chess pieces to recording your own music, we can help you bring your inspiration into reality.

  • Studio-quality musical recording hardware and instruments
  • Letting you explore your creative skills with specialized software, like Photoshop
  • Helping you discover and learn the tools of the trade for music production, 3D design and more

Makerspace
Central Library
Advanced tools to create music, designs, and 3D objects. Come create your concept.

Hours
Saturdays: 12 - 3 p.m.
Weekdays: By appointment only
 
Please request your appointment at least two days in advance.

Hardware & Software
  • Makerbot Replicator+
  • Synthesizers & Vocoder
  • Digital piano
  • Electric drums (by appt. only)
  • Microphones
  • PreSonus Studio One 2 & Audacity

Tom Sanderson Design Spot
Arcade Library
A design and printing studio are waiting. Get in and make anything you can imagine.

Equipment & Hardware
  • Makerbot Replicator+
  • 3D Scanner
  • Cricut Maker
  • Soldering iron station
  • Sewing machine and serger
  • VHS to DVD converter
  • Color photo scanner
Software
  • Adobe CC Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere, and InDesign
  • Adobe CS6 Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • AutoCAD 2013
  • Blender
  • FreeCAD
  • SketchUp 2017
Hours:
Monday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 
Have Questions?
How can I use the music equipment?

Some of the musical equipment is for use by appointment only, so be sure to contact us to see what is available or to make an appointment.

Can anyone use Design Spot and Makerspace?

Makerspace and Tom Sanderson Design Spot are open to everyone. If you are younger than 18, you must be accompanied by an adult. See the complete policy for 3D printing for more details about makerspace usage.

Do any other locations besides Arcade and Central have a makerspace?

Not right now, but Courtland, Fair Oaks, Franklin Community, Martin Luther King, Jr., Rancho Cordova and South Natomas libraries offer a 3D printer.

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