The Westlake Porter Public Library Makerspace is a creative recording, design and fabrication space that allows library patrons the opportunity to access a variety of professional and innovative tools and software.
Sunday – Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Wednesday: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Record and produce professional grade audio and music tracks. Select musical instruments will be available including a guitar, bass guitar, synthesizer keyboard, and electronic drum set. Upgrade your recording to include streaming-style video with the available webcam and lighting options.
Use a Cricut Maker to cut or emboss a wide variety of materials. Have a bigger vinyl project? A 28” Wide Vinyl Cutter is also available for larger vinyl cut projects, including adhesive and heat-transfer vinyl.
Create and print full-color designs to transfer on to t-shirts, mugs, or other compatible fabric items.
Use industry-standard software packages like Adobe Creative Suite, CorelDraw Graphics Suite, DaVinci Resolve, or Bandlab Cakewalk. Other popular software packages like Audacity, TinkerCad, Inkscape and more will also be available.
Create custom buttons from graphics, photos, or drawings. Great for displaying your personal style, family get-togethers, fundraisers, and other events.
Use our computer-controlled router to carve and engrave a variety of materials including wood, plastic, foam, rubber, and more. Maximum material dimensions are 29in x 29in x 2in (750mm x 750mm x 50mm)