Bellevue Library Makerspace

Make, play, and invent at the Bellevue Library.


Attend events at the Makerspace or online.

Equipment and Software

Explore your interests. Access a variety of software and equipment for free. Discover resources to prepare for your visit.

Arts and Crafts

  • Cricut machines and presses
  • Sewing machines (Janome HD 3000)
  • Sergers (Janome AirThread2000D Professional)
  • Sublimation Printer (Sawgrass SG500)
  • Coloring, painting, and paper crafts

Design and Engineering

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • 3D printers (Prusa i3 MK3S)
  • Laser cutter (Epilog Mini 40W)
  • 3D Scanner (Matter and Form)

Digitization and Preservation

  • Digital converters for VHS, cassette, vinyl, and 8mm film
  • Flatbed scanner

Electronics and Coding

  • Arduino
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Makey Makey
  • Snap Circuits
  • Micro:bit

Filmmaking and Photography

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Final Cut
  • Photo Booth (25x30x25 in.)
  • Canon EOS M50 Camera
  • Stikbot stop-motion kits


  • Cubelets
  • LEGO Spike Prime
  • Ozobots
  • Wonder Workshop Robots

Sound and Recording

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Ableton Live
  • Logic
  • A sound studio

Make a Reservation

Reservation Policy

  • Accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Limited to two hours each week.
    • Except for Laser Cutter appointments, which are one hour.
  • Must be requested at least 24 hours before the potential reservation time.
  • Can be made 4 weeks into the future.
  • Will be held for 15 minutes after the time of reservation, then will be canceled. If you will be late, please contact the Bellevue Library at (425) 450-1765.
  • If you need to cancel, please do so no later than 2 hours before your reservation.
  • Waivers are required for the use of the laser cutter, soldering station, sewing machines and sergers. Ages 17 and younger must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian and be accompanied by an adult.

Include enough time in your reservation for setting up and cleaning up at the end of your session.

Questions? Call the Bellevue Library at (425) 450-1765.

Resources to Prepare for Your Visit

Frequently Asked Questions

Federal Way Library Makerspace FAQs

  • Our Makerspaces are free, library-operated workspaces for people of all ages. All are welcome to learn, create, and collaborate through hands-on experiences.

    Our Makerspaces include equipment and supplies for:

    • Art,
    • Sewing,
    • Audio and video recording,
    • Coding,
    • Robotics, and more.
  • These spaces are for everyone. Some workshops may have age and capacity limits due to the content or availability of tools. Be sure to read class descriptions or ask a staff member for details before attending.

  • A person or group cannot reserve a Makerspace. Please visit the Makerspaces webpage or contact Makerspace staff to learn more about events and services.

  • Thank you for your interest! Please submit a Program Proposal Form, opens a new window.

  • No. We're not offering volunteer opportunities at library Makerspaces at this time.

  • Due to limited storage, we do not take in-kind donations.

    Please consider making a donation to our KCLS Foundation. KCLS Foundation donors have made our Makerspace possible.


The Makerspace was made possible by donations from the King County Library System Foundation.

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