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Maker Room

The Downtown Cedar Rapids Public Library has a unique space designed to connect patrons with new and emerging technology to build, design, craft, and create. The space is available by appointment only. For an appointment, contact the programming team at programming@crlibrary.org.

Equipment Available:

Glowforge Laser Cutter

Glowforge Laser Cutter: Create patterns and designs by cutting and etching into materials such as wood, paper, and acrylic.

Prusa MK3S+ 3D Printer

Prusa MK3S+ 3D Printer: Create three dimensional objects layer-by-layer using a computer created design.

Cricut Maker 3 Cutting Machine

Circut Maker 3 Cutting Machine: Computer-controlled cutting plotter, used for cutting paper, felt, vinyl, fabric, and more.

American Button Machines Button Maker

American Button Machines Button Maker: Create high-quality pinback metal buttons of various sizes: 1″, 2.25″, 3″

Funding for the Maker Room provided by The Giacoletto Foundation.