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What is the Imaginarium?
The Imaginarium is a free, hands-on community makerspace offering tools, classes and an open workspace to experiment with and learn a variety of skills in science, technology, arts and crafts.
When is it open?
Equipment is available for use during Open Studio and classes. Visit the second-floor Service Desk to use equipment and materials outside of program times.
Who can use it?
Adults and teens (grades 6 and up)
Is everything free?
Yes, access is always free.
Can I bring my group or schedule a tour?
Yes, the room is available for clubs, groups and tours. Also coming soon, the makerspace will be reservable for meetings!
*Badging Required (read more)
AccuQuilt Go! Big Dies (View the List)
*Go! Big Fabric Die Cutter
*Sewing Machine & Iron
*LulzBot Taz 6
Arts & Crafts
*Button Makers (1 & 2 inch)
Hot Glue Gun
LEGO Architecture Kits
*Silhouette Cameo Precision Cutter
Adobe Creative Suite 6
Arduino Uno Car Kit
Arduino Uno Rev 3 Kit
Makey Makey Kit
*Soldering Iron & Tools
Photo/Negative Slide Scanner
Join Heather Pekrul-Gulig from the Lakeshore Avian and Reptile Rescue and Sanctuary for presentations, visits with rescue animals, experiments, maker projects and other activities from Sept. 15 to Nov. 9 as part of the Imaginarium's 2019 Scientist-in-Residence program! View schedule
Every Wednesday: 4-7 p.m.
Second Saturdays: 1-4 p.m.
Open Studio is available to adults and teens (6th grade and up). Learn to 3D print, precision cut, die cut fabric, sew and much more. Or, bring your own project to work on while you connect with other makers.
Events & Classes
The Imaginarium offers weekly workshops and events featuring guided instruction in arts, crafts, science and technology. Check out the library events calendar for the most up to-date information.
Our ongoing programs included:
- Make It @ Mead - Craft class for all ages
- Sewing Made Simple - Class that covers basic sewing skills, for teens and adults
- Sunday Crafternoon - Craft projects for adults
- Teen Maker - Drop-in maker time for teens