Make It!

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Make It! is a creation space at the Pierre Berton Resource Library that offers equipment and tools for makers of all ages who want to learn new technologies in a collaborative and friendly environment. Make It! is open to everyone during library hours and certain equipment can be booked in advance online or is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Staff also offer 3D printing for a small fee. Using Roland GS-24 (vinyl cutter), Carvey and Glowforge is free of charge but there is a small fee if you want to use the library materials for those equipment/services.

Fees

  • Button – $0.25 each
  • 3D Printing – $0.25/g
  • Carving – Service is free. Material cost or you can use your own material (Material Guidelines).
  • Glowforge Plus – Service is free. Material cost or you can use your own material

Book Equipment or a Service

Equipment and Software

3D, Laser Cutter and CNC Technologies

3D Printer

  • 3D Printer: Ultimaker 3 Extended
  • Carvey Tabletop Carving Machine
  • Glowforge Plus Laser Cutter/Engraver
  • 3D scanning (iSense)
  • Software: Ultimaker Cura, Meshmixer, Blender, OpenSCAD, Easel (cloud app for Carvey), MeshLab

Photography & Movie Making (limited)

Green Room

  • Green Screen
  • Canon Powershot SX50 HS Camera
  • Tripods and lights
  • Software: SparkoCam, VSDC Video Editor, iMovie, Audacity

Electronics, Coding and Robotics

Electronics Coding

  • Arduino Uno
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Makey Makey
  • Little Bits Arduino Coding
  • Robots: Lego Mindstroms, Lego WeDo 2.0,
  • Software: Arduino IDE, Lego Education

Virtual Reality and More

Virtual Reality

  • Oculus Rift
  • Roland GS-24 (vinyl cutter) with CutStudio software
  • Button Maker
  • Die Cutter
  • iMac workstation
  • Software: Inkscape, Pixlr