The Library Maker Lab is located on the 2nd Floor of the Library, 624 S. Michigan. The Lab is open by appointment to all Columbia College Chicago students, faculty, and staff.
An Ultimaker 2 and an Ultimaker 2Go are available by request. Please allow 24-48 hours for requests to be processed.
One Silhouette Cameo Cutter is available by appointment.
The Structure Sensor works with an iPad app to create 3D scans that can be printed on our 3D printers.
There is one computer in the maker lab that has some of the software needed to design for 3D printing and for the vinyl cutter. Most of the software is open-source and/or free to download. The software includes:
One work bench and three drafting tables are available on the 2nd Floor.
Two lightpads/lightboxes are available on the 2nd Floor of the Library. We also have a lightbox available for checkout at the 5th Floor Media and Equipment Desk.
There are 3 whiteboards on the 2nd Floor. Additional dry erase markers can be borrowed from the 2nd Floor Ask Desk.
One large roll of white Kraft paper/butcher block paper is available on the 2nd Floor.
Cameras(GoPro and DSLR), camcorders, audio recorders, projectors, chargers, headphones, button makers (1" and 1.75"), and more are available for checkout at the 5th Floor Media and Equipment Desk.
The materials listed below are available by request. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to use any of the materials listed below.
Please contact Amy Killebrew with questions or interest in our maker initiatives.