Check out a Makerbox
Wright Library's Makerboxes allow you to take home exciting equipment, tools, or kits so you can try something new, learn or develop a skill, make someone a gift, or discover a new hobby.
- Arduino | Check Availability - Play with circuits, program, and invent with Arduino, an open source prototyping platform. Requires a home computer with internet access.
- Building | Check Availability - Six different building sets, including GoldieBlox, Magnetic tiles, and Laser Pegs.
- Coding & Circuits | Check Availability - Enjoy board games designed to teach coding principles and experiment with Snap Circuits.
- Computer | Check Availability - Build a computer from scratch.
- Culinary | Check Availability - Experiment with the science of food and molecular gastronomy.
- Engineeering | Check Availability - Build with connectors, gears, wire, wheels, pulleys, dowels, clips, cups and more. Keep what you make and return everything else.
- Hand Spinning | Check Availability - Make your own yarn with a drop spindle and spinning wheel.
- Interior Design | Check Availability - Unique tools to help you re-imagine your living space.
- LittleBits | Check Availability - Easy-to-use electronic building blocks empower everyone to create inventions large and small. |
- Makey Makey | Check Availability - Map keys on your keyboard to any conductive object, like carrots, play dough, or water. Requires a home computer with internet access.
- Movie Making | Check Availability - GoPro camera with accessories to help you make your own movie. Create a stop action film with Animation Studio.
- Music | Check Availability - Equipment for playing, recording, and editing music.
- Oral History & Podcasting | Check Availability - All the equipment you need to record family history or make a podcast.
- Pottery Wheel | Check Availability - Make a pot or vase with a pottery wheel, tools, clay, and how-to books. Air dry clay, then paint to decorate.
- Raspberry Pi | Check Availability - Use a tiny computer the size of a credit card to program, invent, play games and more. Requires a TV with an HDMI connection.
- Sewing Machine | Check Availability - Sew up your own styles with the Brother CS6000i, thread and a beginner’s guide to sewing.
- Ukuleles | Check Availability - Make music alone or with friends-- individual ukuleles or sets are available for checkout.
- Wright Brothers | Check Availability - Ride a unicycle. Go birding. Make a model of the 1903 glider.
Check out the Internet Resources below to extend your MakerBox experience.
A signed liability waiver form is required in order to check out the Makerboxes. Print the form, along with the Makerbox policy, and bring it in filled out and signed so you're ready to check out.