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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.
What equipment is available?
Equipment availability is currently limited due to COVID-19. Here's what's available: AccuCut Dies (View the List), AccuQuilt (View the List), Sewing Machines, 3D Printing (LulzBot), Silhouette Cameo, and Digital Media (VHS Conversion/Image scanning).
Can I bring my group or schedule a tour?
- Yes, the room is can be reserved for clubs, groups, meetings and tours. Reservations can be made online or by calling 920-459-3400.
- Imaginarium users will need to be trained and badged on the equipment before using the equipment outside of scheduled programs. Schedule your badging appointment here, or call 920-459-3400 x2022.
- Use of the room will be limited to 15 people maximum, but only one person per station.
- Anyone who uses the room is expected to wipe down the equipment, table and chairs (wipes provided) and masks must be worn at all times.
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.
- Every Wednesday: 4-6 p.m. (open to adults and teens)
- Second & Fourth Wednesdays: 2:30-4 p.m. (teens only)
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 ages 8 and up
- Sunday Crafternoon - Craft projects for adults
- Teen Makers - Drop-in maker time for teens
- Book to Art Club - Explore literature through discussion and hands-on projects