Discover Your Creative Side
with the Maker Studio

People learning and laughing in the Maker Studio. Dee instructs on sewing techniques.

Do you love to create, design, and explore? Make, create, and learn new skills in our new creative space—the Stark Library Maker Studio at Main Library.

Perfect for students, entrepreneurs, and tinkers, the Studio encourages hands on learning and discovery to creators of all ages and is available for open exploration and collaboration, one-on-one appointments, and maker classes. 

Open Hours

The Maker Studio is open to the public Wednesdays and Fridays from 1-4pm, as well as during Maker Studio events.

You may also schedule an appointment during Main Library hours — just call 330.458.0665 and ask for the Maker Studio.

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Maker Equipment

Enjoy equipment demonstrations and get hands on experience with programs and new tech gadgets including:


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Badge/Button Makers

Discover the fun of button making with the easy-to-use 1" & 2.5" Button Maker. Supplies are provided and include clip backs, aluminum top plates, plastic toppers for hours of fun. 

  • There is no charge for the first 20 buttons.
  • Each additional button is $.10 each.

Poster Printer | HP 730 

Create posters with this easy to use printer. The 4-ink system provides sheet feed, roll feed, and input tray options as well as a media bin and automatic paper cutter. 

  • The fee for the poster printer is $2.00 per linear foot.

Elite Mat Cutter | Logan 750 

Create professional beveled mats of all shapes and sizes for your framing projects. Works with standard thickness 4-ply mat board.

Heat Press | VEVOR

Please bring your own transfers.


Personalize it:

Computerized Sewing Machine | Brother CX155LA

Personalize your latest creations by adding basic monograms with this versatile, feature-rich Laura Ashley Limited Edition Computerized sewing and quilting machine. Please bring your own thread and fabric. 

4" x 4" Embroidery Machine | Brother PE535

The creative possibilities are endless with custom embroidery with the reliable and feature-rich PE535 embroidery Machine. Please bring your own thread and fabric.

Cricut | Explore Air 2 Machine, Mint

Create your own signs, wall displays and more! This DIY speed machine combines time-saving performance and class-leading simplicity. Cuts 100 materials-everything from card stock, vinyl, and ion-on to a range of specialty materials. Vinyl not provided.

Cricut | Maker Machine

This Bluetooth/WIFI Cricut machine combines time-saving performance and class-leading simplicity. Cuts 100 materials-everything from card stock, vinyl, and ion-on to a range of specialty materials. Vinyl not provided.

Cricut | EasyPress and EasyPress Mini

Discover the easy part of creating iron-on results for fabric with the Cricut Easy Press.

Die Cutting and Embossing Machine | Big Shot Plus 

Cut or emboss a variety of materials up to 9" wide using the provided die cuts.

Preserve your Special Moments

Video Conversion Station

Convert your favorite VHS, Camcorder, Beta, and 8mm to a digital format and rewatch your favorite memories. Please bring your own storage devices.

Supplies: 
2 VHS Machines
2 VID Boxes
2 DVD Burners
1 Turntable

Photo Preservation Station

Preserve your favorite photos and capture that moment in time. Works with print, 35 mm film, medium format film, 127 film, 126 film, 110 film, APS film and slides. Please bring your own storage devices.

Audio Conversion Station

Convert your favorite vinyl records and cassettes and add them to your current on the go playlist. Please bring your own storage devices.


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3D Printer | FlashForge

Create impressive 3D objects with high levels of detail. Use pre-designed models or try your hand at 3D modeling software and design them yourself.

  • There is no charge for the first hour of printing.
  • Each additional hour is $1.00 per hour.

Grommet Machine

This heavy-duty eyelet grommet machine can be used as a punch machine, eyelet machine, snap fastener machine, rivet machine with the appropriate die.

Click here to view the Maker Studio Rules and Procedures.

Maker Events


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Get one-on-one assistance

Our Maker Studio experts are ready to help you learn. Whether you need guidance on our equipment or help with a project, our friendly staff are here for you. Call us at 330.452.0665 to schedule an appointment.

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