Maker Studio

To be human is to create – and find the joy in the tinkering, trial and error, and discovery of making something new or improving a design. At the Maker Studio at Main Library, smiles light up the faces of creators of all ages, as they experiment with technology and tools. Whether your aim is to make a gift for a friend, learn something new, or just putter around with new technology, you’ve found a home here!

Open Hours

The Maker Studio is open to the public on the following schedule:

Monday 1-4 pm
Tuesday 5-8 pm
Wednesday 1-4 pm
Thursday 1-4 pm
Friday 9 am - noon
Saturday 9 am - noon

You may also schedule an appointment by calling 330.458.2739

Maker Equipment

Our friendly staff demonstrates equipment and helps you get started with programs and tech gadgets to serve many purposes. Find ways to:

Promote your cause:

Badge/Button Makers

Discover the fun of button making with the easy-to-use 1" & 2.5" Button Maker. Supplies are provided and include clip backs, aluminum top plates, plastic toppers for hours of fun.

  • There is no charge for the first 20 buttons.
  • Each additional button is $.10 each.

Poster Printer | HP 730 

Create posters with this easy-to-use printer. The 4-ink system provides sheet feed, roll feed, and input tray options as well as a media bin and automatic paper cutter.

  • The fee for the poster printer is $2.00 per linear foot.

Elite Mat Cutter | Logan 750

Create professional beveled mats of all shapes and sizes for your framing projects. Works with standard thickness 4-ply mat board. Mats not provided.

Heat Press | VEVOR

Please bring your own transfers.

Personalize it:

Computerized Sewing Machine | Brother CX155LA

Personalize your latest creations by adding basic monograms with this versatile, feature-rich Laura Ashley Limited Edition Computerized sewing and quilting machine. Please bring your own thread and fabric.

4" x 4" Embroidery Machine | Brother PE535

The creative possibilities are endless with custom embroidery with the reliable and feature-rich PE535 embroidery Machine. Please bring your own thread and fabric.

Upcoming Maker Events

Cricut | Maker Machine

This Bluetooth/WIFI Cricut machine combines time-saving performance and class-leading simplicity. Cuts 100 materials-everything from card stock, vinyl, and ion-on to a range of specialty materials. Vinyl not provided.

Cricut | EasyPress and EasyPress Mini

Discover the easy part of creating iron-on results for fabric with the Cricut Easy Press.

Die Cutting and Embossing Machine | Big Shot Plus 

Cut or emboss a variety of materials up to 9" wide using the provided die cuts.


Create your own stickers, decals, wall art, and more with this large vinyl cutter.

Video Conversion Station

Convert your favorite VHS, Camcorder, Beta, and 8mm to a digital format and rewatch your favorite memories. Please bring your own storage devices.


  • 2 VHS Machines
  • 2 VID Boxes
  •  DVD Burners
  • 1 Turntable


Take online classes to develop your artistic side with experts! More than 1,000 courses in printmaking, crocheting, painting, and more!

Preserve your Special Moments

Photo Preservation Station

Preserve your favorite photos and capture that moment in time. Works with print, 35 mm film, medium format film, 127 film, 126 film, 110 film, APS film and slides. Please bring your own storage devices.

Audio Conversion Station

Convert your favorite vinyl records and cassettes and add them to your current on the go playlist. Please bring your own storage devices.


3D Printer | FlashForge

Create impressive 3D objects with high levels of detail. Use pre-designed models or try your hand at 3D modeling software and design them yourself.

  • There is no charge for the first hour of printing.
  • Each additional hour is $1.00 per hour.

Hobbies {& Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Are you a hobby or craft enthusiast needing directions to get your project off the ground? Search the Reference Center to find the answers.

Makerspace Materials at Stark Library

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