The Makery is our invitation to explore, create, and learn new skills to bring your ideas to life. We offer classes and training plus access to equipment and space to create.
How can I use the Makery?
Make an appointment by emailing [email protected].
Appointments are available during regular Library hours to patrons with a Westmont Public Library card (or card from any other SWAN library).
3D printers transform digital models into real, three-dimensional objects. The Library offers 3D printing as a service.
More about 3d printing
The Carvey desktop CNC machine uses metal bits to cut, carve, and engrave designs in wood, MDF, and plastic.
More about the Carvey
Embellish and personalize textiles with the Brother SE600 sewing and embroidery machine.
More about the embroidery machine
The Library offers large-format (up to 24″) poster printing as a service.
More about poster printing
Use our sewing machines within the Makery or borrow a machine to take home.
More about sewing machines
The Silhouette Cameo vinyl cutters use a small blade to cut thin materials like adhesive or iron-on vinyl, cardstock, or sticker paper.
More about vinyl cutters
Browse other equipment available in the Makery plus Library of Things items— like cameras, hotspots, and more— for you to check out.
Discover online resources for DIY projects, crafts, and making that are available through the Library.