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Makerspace Appointments

The Aurora Public Library District is open for Makerspace Appointments. Customers can call or visit our website to make an appointment to use the Makerspace at the library. For the safety of our customers and staff, appointments are limited to one hour per day.

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 Make an appointment here! 

1.     Make an appointment at the link above or by calling 630-264-4117. Appointments must be made no later than a day in advance—same-day appointments are not allowed.

2.     At the time of your scheduled appointment, enter the library at the designated entrance.

3.     Please use the Makerspace for essential work and limit any personal or recreational use. One 60 minute session is allowed per day. No time extensions will be given.

Makerspace Hours

Mondays: 1 - 5 p.m.

Tuesdays: 1 - 5 p.m.

Wednesdays: 1 - 5 p.m.

Thursdays: 1 - 5 p.m.

Fridays: 1 - 4 p.m.

Saturdays: 1 - 5 p.m.

Sundays: 1 - 5 p.m. (School year)

The Makerspace is located at the Santori Library

101 S. River St.

Contact the Makerspace

Email us

Call us at 630-264-4117

Direct message us via our social media channels @APLibraryIL


Where is the Makerspace located?

At the Santori Library, located on the first floor in front of the Children's department.

Can I use the Makerspace any time I want?

No, appointments are required to guarantee space use. 

How long is a Makerspace appointment?

One 60 minute session will be allowed per day.

How many sessions can I have in a day?

All customers are currently limited to one appointment per day.

How old do I have to be to schedule an appointment?

Customers over the age of 12 are allowed to use the Makerspace at this time.

Can I use the Makerspace without a library card?


Hardware in the Santori Makerspace

3D Printing

Print what you use. Print what you wear. Print for your home. Print for those you love. Print for your life. Love what you make.

Epilog Laser Cutter

The number one choice for engravers worldwide with the highest quality motion control system and the most features on the market.

Vinyl Cutter

The Roland vinyl cutter produces crisp, eye-catching graphics with speed and precision. Applications include vehicle graphics, signs, decals, labels, stencils, pinstriping and paint protection film, and logos.

Laser Cutting/Engraving

The Glowforge can fit material 12” x 20” wide and 1/2” tall

HP Design Jet

The Design Jet Z5600 multi-roll printer efficiently produces high-quality, long-lasting prints – including posters, photos, canvases, backlit prints, indoor signs, line drawings, maps, and more.

Windows Laptops

Utilize the latest creation software on one of 8 Windows laptops.