Maker Space & The Studio

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The Maker Space

The Maker Space at the Farmington Library is a place where community members can gather to collaborate, create, learn and invent in a safe space using tools and technologies that they may not otherwise have access to.

Is it free?
Mostly, however, there may be a small materials fee.

  • 5 cents per gram with a $1 minimum, for the 3D printers – the exact amount will depend upon the size of the job itself.
  • 25 cents per button on the Button Maker.
  • Laminator costs $1 per page.
  • Cricut Mug Press costs $5 per mug.
  • Instax Film $1.25 per photo.

You will be required to fill out one of the following waivers before using the equipment:

The Studio

The Studio is an experiential and media production lab. It is a public space where dreamers and creators can access high-quality equipment and software, whether they’re immersing themselves in virtual reality or producing a wide array of audiovisual media.

Who can use it?
Anyone with a library card in good standing in our system.

How can I use these spaces?
Call the Adult Information desk at 860- 673-6791 x5201, or email us at

What's available to use?

  • Rode NT-1 Microphone
  • Green screen
  • Yamaha MG10XU Mixing Board
  • Audacity for audio editing
  • Sony 4K Video Camera
  • Senheismer MK440 Stereo shotgun Microphone
  • Final Cut Pro for video editing
  • Adobe Premier for video editing

Makerspace Equipment

3D Printer
Design and print in 3D.
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Produce and edit film, audio, and more with state-of-the-art equipment and software. Ideal for intermediate and experiences users.
Button maker

Button maker, cost is 25 cents per item.

Carvey Station Image

Clean, quiet, and safe 3D carving machine.

Record Player

Recording via a USB to PC. Dub analog records and cassettes sound source to CD-R/RW for music with a sense of a boombox, it is a turntable/CD recorder including cassette player.


Take your crafting to the next level with and cut hundreds of materials quickly, accurately, and easily.

Cricut Easy Press

Combines the speed of a heat press and the convenience of an iron.

Cricut Mug Press

Make a mug masterpiece in minutes with Cricut Mug Press™. Just create your design using Cricut Infusible Ink materials, attach it to your mug, and the press handles the rest! 

Digitization Station

Preserve memories by digitizing old photos, slides, videos, and more.


Fellowes Laminator with size 8.5x11 or 11x17 laminating sheets. Cost to use is $1 per laminating sheet.

Sentro Knitting Machine

Knitting machine with row counter, plain weave/tubular knitting switch, one-key switch. Create a flat or circular stitch in a few seconds by hand operation, and DIY your own cool fashion accessories, such as hats, scarves, gloves, socks, leg warmers and clothes

Sewing Machine

Sewing machine.


Take your crafting to the next level with and cut hundreds of materials quickly, accurately, and easily.