Bellevue Library Makerspace

Bellevue Library Makerspace

Make, play, and invent at the Bellevue Library.

Events

Attend events at the Makerspace or online.

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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

  • Sewing machines (Janome HD 3000)
  • Sergers (Janome AirThread2000D Professional)
  • Coloring, painting, and paper crafts

Design and Engineering

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • 3D printers (Prusa i3 MK3S)
  • Laser cutter (Epilog Mini 40W)
  • Cricut (Maker and Explore) 
  • 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
  • Stikbot stop-motion kits

Robotics

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

Sound and Recording

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Ableton Live
  • Logic
  • A sound studio
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Make a Reservation

Reservation hours:
 
  • Tuesdays 3:30-5:30 pm
  • Wednesdays 5:30-7:30pm
  • Thursdays 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Fridays 2:30-4:30pm
  • Saturdays 10:00am-12:00pm

Reservation Policy

  • Accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Limited to two hours each week (Tuesday-Saturday).
    • 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.

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.

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Resources to Prepare for Your Visit

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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.

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Partners

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

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