The Makerspace at Leonardtown Library is a flexible, participatory learning environment where Makers can utilize a variety of hands-on learning opportunities, gain access to technology to encourage entrepreneurship, and become more creative and empowered with new skills. St. Mary’s County Library wants Makers of all sorts to be able to share the space and equipment with one another!
The Makerspace at Leonardtown Library is open:
- Mondays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- Tuesdays, 2 – 5 p.m.
- Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
- Thursdays, 1 – 4 p.m.; 5 – 7:30 p.m.
- Fridays, 1 – 4 p.m.
- Saturdays, 1 – 4 p.m.
The Makerspace will be closed Thursday, December 1, 5 – 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, December 3, 1 – 4 p.m.; Thursday, December 8, 1 – 4 p.m.; Thursday, December 22, 1 – 4 p.m. The space will be closed Tuesday, December 27 – Saturday, December 31.
Use of the Makerspace
To achieve the goals of the Makerspace, Makers must observe not only the Library’s policies, but the additional guidelines and responsibilities listed in the Makerspace Policy.
- Glue Guns
- Paper Cutters
How much does this cost?
Laminating: $0.50 per foot
Large Format Printing: $1.00 per foot
We don’t charge for use of other equipment or tools. We welcome donations for services like the 3D printers so that we can continue to purchase materials for the Makerspace.
Events in the Makerspace
Cricut Class: Vinyl on Curved Surfaces: Add a vinyl design to an insulated water bottle
Unlock your crafting potential by learning how to use the Cricut cutting machine to make your own vinyl design that can be applied to curved surfaces.
Have you heard of the Cricut craze and you want to find out what it’s all about? Join us for this introductory, in-person class in the Leonardtown Makerspace where you’ll learn the basics of how the Cricut cutter works as well the use of Cricut Design Space. You’ll create your own vinyl design to apply it to an insulated water bottle to take with you! After learning the basics, you'll be able to return to the Makerspace during open hours to use the Cricut on your own to create whatever you can imagine! Visit the Makerspace website to see open hours and learn about all it has to offer!
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