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Makerspace: Collins Library Makerspace General Information

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Makerspace Open Hours

 

Please note: Hours are subject to change based on staff availability and reservation of the Makerspace for class use.  Every effort is taken to post changes in a timely manner.

 

 

 

If you need to meet outside the posted times, please email makerspace@pugetsound.edu

The Makerspace staff will work with you to determine if we are able to accommodate the request. 

Makerspace

What is the Makerspace?

The Makerspace is an informal setting in the Collins Memorial Library that allows Puget Sound students, faculty and staff the opportunity to make, create, collaborate, learn and share.

This takes the form of hands-on projects involving no tools to hand tools to high tech tools.

Makerspaces are defined by the makers who use them, but typically they provide the tools and space for individuals to explore, design, create, and modify physical objects in the name of art, research, or creativity. 

It’s a place to develop and create something out of nothing and explore.

 

Questions about the Makerspace?  Please send a message to makerspace@pugetsound.edu

 

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Meet the Team

Rebecca

Rebecca is a senior Makerspace student staff member.  She is majoring in art history with a minor in religious studies.  Given her interests in both the history and creating of art it only makes sense that her favorite equipment is the Silhouette cutter and the sewing machines, Patchricia and Sewsan.  Stop by and make sure to ask her about anything you want to make - she would love to help!

May

May is a senior student staff member majoring in Biochemistry and minoring in Bioethics.  Her favorite piece of equipment is the sewing machines.  She loves the rise in popularity of sustainable fashion such as thrifting and upcycling.  Sewing is her preferred way to personalize a piece of clothing on budget.

Katy

Katy is a 3rd-year student staff member working in the Makerspace as well as the Senior Assistant at the circulation desk.  She is a music composition major with a knack for visual arts.  When she isn't busy in class or her many vocal ensembles, she is working on one of her countless projects whether it be a series of illustrations, a composition or her most current project, a board game.  Currently, her favorite piece of equipment is the laser cutter since there are so many different ways you can use it to create art.  If you need any creative solutions for a difficult project, just come in and she will be happy to help.

Audrey

Audrey is a first-year student staff member planning to major in Art History (however, she is undeclared).  She enjoys sewing and is becoming fast friends with Patchricia and Sewsan, our two sewing machines!

 

Quinn

Quinn is a first-year student staff member possibly majoring in Math with a minor in Art.  She enjoys working with the sewing machines and the Silhouette Cutter.

Tyler

Tyler is a first-year student majoring in History.  His favorite piece of equipment in the Makerspace is the 3D printer.  He is eager to help others create items in 3D.

Jada

Jada is the Makerspace Operations Manager.  She is a longtime crafter and maker with a strong curiosity to try new projects.  She looks forward to working with students, staff and faculty on individual or group projects, class activities and workshops.  Please email makerspace@pugetsound.edu with any questions.