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MakerStudio@GCLS: About the MakerStudio

The Gloucester County Library System is the home of an open-access Makerspace, the MakerStudio @ GCLS, the first of its kind in Gloucester County! Watch this guide for updates.


Want to get started making in the MakerStudio? Check out our policies and guides.

Quick Start Guides

Books for Makers

What is the MakerStudio@GCLS?

The desiginated MakerStudio@GCLS spaces are supplied with tools and equipment ranging from the very basic to the latest cutting-edge technology in which people of all ages can gather to learn, socialize, experiment and create. Check out our MakerStudio@GCLS spaces below:

  • MakerStudio@GCLS room in the Mullica Hill branch is the main makerspace geared towards ages 9 through to adults. It houses 3D printers, virtual reality development kits, vinyl cutter, serger machine, Arduino microcontrollers, and much more.
  • DesignStudio@GCLS, outside the main MakerStudio at Mullica Hill, is a space dedicated to music mixing and animation.
  • CreativityStudio@GCLS is located in the Glassboro Branch Library. The space features a 3D printer, animation equipment, virtual reality development kits, and much more.
  • MakerStudio Jr. room is located in the Children's department at the Mullica Hill branch and is designed as a free play area where children under age 9 can imagine, create, and build.
  • Mobile MakerStudio carts can be found at our Glassboro, Greenwich, Logan, and Swedesboro branches. They are geared for ages 5 to adults.
  • GCLS Logan branch has a 3D Dremel Printer & Certification available by appointment. Please call 856-241-0202 or email  for more information. Scheduled programs can be found under Logan events at

Using the MakerStudio@GCLS

To use the MakerStudio@GCLS, all Makers must:

  • Complete the Maker Agreement form
  • Verify his/her identity with valid library card or valid photo ID

Want to use the 3D printer, vinyl cutter, or serger machine?

  • Makers must participate in mandatory safety trainings to use the tools mentioned above.
  • Certification training is scheduled by appointment. Contact us via email at to schedule an appointment.

Are you certified and want to reserve time on the 3D printer?

MakerStudio Hardware & Software

Makerbot Replicator 2 - 3D Printer

Makerbot Replicator 5 - 3D Printer

Roland Sticka SV-15 Vinyl Cutter

Button Making Machines - 1 inch and 2.25 inch

Digital Media Lab

Lego Robotics Mindstorms NXT (also available in the MakerStudio Jr.)

Arduino & Raspberry Pi (also available in the MakerStudio Jr. and the Mobile Maker Carts)

Makey Makey (also available in the MakerStudio Jr. and the Mobile Maker Carts)

Little Bits (also available in the MakerStudio Jr. and the Mobile Maker Carts)

Lego WeDo Construction & Early Simple Machine Kits (only available in the MakerStudio Jr.)

Elenco Snap Circuits (also available in the MakerStudio Jr.)

Visit our MakerStudio Hardware & Software page for more information!

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