Learn, Create and Make
The Hoboken Creation Space is a public
makerspace : a place where the library hopes to foster learning and creativity through education and access to tools. We will host classes and collaborative projects as well as have the space open for general use on Mondays. Our tools and classes will span a variety of technologies, arts & crafts, and cooking.
Classes and Workshops
Library staff and special guest instructors will also teach various maker
classes each month.
See below for detailed schedule
Open Use Time
The Creation Space will be open on Mondays with many of the tools and
equipment available for use.
No appointment or registration required! An assortment of the tools will be available for use and a staff member will be present to assist. Those under the age of 13 need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Open Tech Time
On Mondays between 1 PM and 3 PM as part of our Makerspace we will have Open Tech Time. Bring your technology or computer question and check out the library's ereaders and tablets.
Drawing Classes with Liz Cohen
On Wednesdays at 10 AM, art teacher Liz Cohen will hold a new series of FOUR drawing classes which will accommodate beginners as well as more experienced artists.
Four Part Knitting Class
On Tuesdays January 10, 17, 24, and 31 rom 9 -11 AM, you will learn how to knit in the round, work increases and decreases, make a lace pattern, cables, and a buttonhole while creating a hat. First come first served. Please plan to attend every class.
Tinkercad: Make Real Stuff
On Monday January 30 at 6 PM, Hoboken designer and animator Nicola Hoelzl is hosting a 1-hour intro session to 3D-modeling. A valid email address is required to use the Tinkercad website.
Tools Available at the
Hoboken Creation Space
More equipment added in 2016! Stop by and see our new kits!
· Makerbot Replicator 2 3D Printer
· Makerbot 3D Scanner
· 3D modeling software
· Arduino Starter kits
· Makey Makey kits
· Photography Station:
SLR Digital Camera, laptop with Photoshop, Inkjet printer, green screen, lighting
• Music Recording Station:
Macbook Pro with GarageBand, midi keyboard, mixer, microphones,
· LEGO educational kits
· Roominate Dollhouse Building kit
· Snap Circuits Jr. Kits
· Pinback Button Makers
· VEX Robotics kit
· Cubelets Robotics
· MOSS Robotics
· LEGO MINDSTORM Robotics
· LEAP MOTION
· Rainbow Loom
· Circuit Maker Kit
· 3D Pen
· Cooking equipment (class use only)
Significant funding for this
Makerspace has been provided by the New Jersey State Library and LibraryLink NJ through New Jersey Library
Makey Makey Instructions
Button Machine Instructions
Button Making Templates
(Microsoft Word format)
3 Inch Button Template
2.25 Inch Button Template
1 Inch Button Template
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