The Makery

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.

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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).

Lulzbot TAZ 3d printer

3D printing

3D printers transform digital models into real, three-dimensional objects. The Library offers 3D printing as a service.

Brother SE600

Embroidery machine

Embellish and personalize textiles with the Brother SE600 sewing and embroidery machine.

HP DesignJet Z6 poster printer

Poster printer

The Library offers large-format (up to 24″) poster printing as a service. 

Brother 2000XLi sewing machine

Sewing machines

Use our sewing machines within the Makery or borrow a machine to take home.

Silhouette Cameo 3

Vinyl cutters

The Silhouette Cameo vinyl cutters use a small blade to cut thin materials like adhesive or iron-on vinyl, cardstock, or sticker paper. 

Other tools

Browse other equipment available in the Makery plus Library of Things items— like cameras, hotspots, and more— for you to check out.

Additional resources

Discover online resources for DIY projects, crafts, and making that are available through the Library.

Forms and policies

Read our official Makery policy and download forms for equipment.