Makerspace & Digital Lab

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The Makerspace and Digital Lab are part of the Virginia Wheeler Martin Family History & Learning Center at Medina Library. It was made possible through a $2.5 million donation from namesake, Virginia Wheeler Martin.

Equipment Use & Reservations

The Makerspace and Digital Lab equipment is free to use. You will need to read and sign the User Agreement and show a Driver’s License or State ID. Parent/guardian permission is necessary for users ages 12-17. Members must meet with a staff member before they are cleared to use the Laser Engraver, Sewing Machine, Serger, or Embroidery Machine.

Reservations are required. Makerspace and Digital Lab equipment can be reserved for up to three hours. To make a reservation or schedule a meeting with a staff member, call 330-722-2681 or email

Makerspace Hours
Monday - Thursday:       10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday, and Saturday:     10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday:                          Closed

Digital Lab hours are the same as Medina Library.

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The equipment is free to use, just bring your own materials. See equipment listings for details on materials to bring, supplies provided, and instructions. The 3D Printer and Large-Format Printer are used by staff to produce your item for a small materials fee. See equipment listings for details on pricing and file requirements.

Large-Format Printer (Roland TrueVIS SG-540 Color Printer Cutter)
You design it, we print it! Print posters, banners, wall decals, and stickers, up to 52” wide.
Fee: $4.00 per linear foot.
Select material: poster paper, banner vinyl, vinyl with permanent adhesive (matte white, glossy white, glossy clear), or window cling (white or clear).
View a tutorial on designing with Canva
Large Format Print Order Form
File requirements and information

Sewing Machine (Baby Lock Presto II)
Available for your sewing and mending projects.
Materials and instructions

Serger (Baby Lock Victory)
Use 4, 3, or 2 thread serging to finish raw edges of linens, garments, and other sewing projects.
Materials and instructions
Threading guide

Embroidery Machine (Baby Lock Pathfinder BLS3)
Embellish and personalize clothing, quilts, towels, and other sewing projects. 150+ designs built into the machine, or add your own as a PES file.
Materials and instructions

Button Maker (USA Buttons Machine 250)
Make pin-back buttons in 1½” or 2¼” size.
Materials and instructions

Cricut (Explore Air 2)
Available for scrapbooking, card making, custom mugs, and t-shirt design.
Materials and instructions
Instructions for T-Shirts

Heat Press 
Use heat press attachments to create custom shirts, hats, ceramic mugs, and more.
Materials and instructions

Laser Engraver (Epilog Laser Helix)
Engrave and personalize glasses, bottles, wood, and a variety of other materials. Cut through approved materials 3/8” thick.
Materials and instructions

Metal Stamping Tools
Use metal punches and hammer to personalize bracelets, key chains, and more.

3D Scanner
Create a digital file of a three-dimensional object.                                                                                                                            Materials and instructions

3D Printer (Lulzbot Taz 6)
Item must fit on a 11x11” print bed and be an STL file.
Fee: 10 cents per gram
Select from PLA filament in a variety of colors.
File requirements and information

Sublimation Printer
Create designs to transfer to polyester shirts and sublimation blanks. Design must fit on 8.5x11" paper and be mirrored.
Fee: $1.00 per print

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Digital Lab

The equipment is free to use, just bring your media to convert and a flash, CDR, or DVD to save your files. CDR or DVD media must support 4x or higher burn speeds. Purchase a flash drive for $5 at the Customer Service Desk.

VCR & DVD Player
Convert VHS, VHS-C (via adapter), and DVD to digital video.
Media and instructions

8mm/Super8 Converter (Wolverine MovieMaker Pro)
Convert to digital video.
Media and instructions

Flat Bed Scanner (Epson Expression 11000XL)
Digitize hard copy documents and photos up to 12x17”. Batch scan slides and film negatives.
Media and instructions

FastFoto Scanner (Epson FastFoto FF-680W)
Digitize standard size hard copy documents and photos in minutes.
Media and instructions

Slide & Film Scanner (Wolverine FD2 Titan)
Convert many sizes of slides and negatives and 8mm/Super8 movies to digital still frame images.
Media and instructions

Turntable (Audio-Technica)
Convert vinyl records (speeds 33, 45, and 78) to digital format.
Media and instructions

Edit your digital files, restore photos, and edit video and audio with: CyberLink Power Director 12, EZGrabber, VLC Media Player, Vivid-Pix Restore, GNU Image Manipulation Program, InkScape, and Audacity.

Adobe Creative Cloud 
Edit photos or video, create illustrations and animations, design your own posters and more. Adobe Creative Cloud includes: Acrobat Professional, After Effects, Audition, Bridge, Dreamweaver, Edge Animate, Fireworks, Flash Professional, Illustrator, InCopy, InDesign, Lightroom, Muse, Photoshop, Prelude, Premiere Pro, and Speed Grade.
Also available at Brunswick Library. To reserve at this location, call 330-273-4150.

Recording Studio at Lodi Library is open whenever the library is open. Complete with editing software, specialty mics and more.

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