Overview

Ipswich Libraries Makerspaces gives you the opportunity to get up close and personal with cutting edge digital technology.  Our Makerspaces bring people together to use technology in hands-on displays of exploration, innovation and education.

The Springfield Central Library Makerspace is re-opening from Monday 14 September with Book a Champion sessions with Covid safety restrictions in place. The Springfield Makerspace is open during set periods each day, with a maximum capacity of six (6) people at any time.

  • 9.00am – 11.00am Weekdays
  • 3.00pm – 5.00pm Weekdays
  • All day on Weekends

A strict cleaning procedure is being followed with all the technology in the Makerspace and staff are continuing to be vigilant in making the library a safe and enjoyable space as possible. If you would like to learn more about how Ipswich Libraries is responding to Covid-19, visit our Covid-19 Library Services page.

Ipswich Central Makerspace

Meet Chloe the Makerspace Champion! Chloe enjoys creating Stop Motion videos and forming a dinosaur army in the Augmented Sandbox.

You can find Chloe playing Job Simulator in Virtual Reality at the Ipswich Central Library Makerspace. 

Springfield Central Makerspace

Meet Dan the Makerspace Champion! Instead of working, Dan enjoys battling dragons in AR Adventures and beating the high score on VR Beat Saber.

You can find Dan elbows deep in the 3D printer at the Springfield Central Library Makerspace. 

Rosewood Makerspace

Welcome To Rosewood Makerspace! Ipswich Libraries Makerspaces gives you the opportunity to get up close and personal with cutting edge digital technology.

Our Makerspaces bring people together to use technology in hands-on displays of exploration, innovation and education. 

Makerspace Challenges

Every month compete in the ultimate Makerspace Challenge to test your skills and win amazing prizes!

Challenges change monthly and can be completed using the technology and software currently available in the Ipswich Libraries Makerspaces. 

Technology 

Virtual Reality

A mixed reality live stream of the Virtual Reality experience lets people watch the user interact with the Virtual World. 

Age Restriction: 13+ 

3D Printing Station

Bring virtual creations into the real world with one of the library’s 3D printers. This is a perfect way to build product prototypes or make figurines and toys.

HP Sprouts

HP Sprouts area fully integrated desktop 3D scanning solution with 3D object capture, editing and multiple streamlined 3D print options. 

AR Adventures

AR Adventures is an interactive experience where you are augmented into an animated world. 

Services

Book a Champion

Book a 45 minute session with a Makerspace Champion and we will help you to learn how to make the most of the Makerspace resources and technologies. 

Ask-a-Champion

Want to find more about 3D Printing or just have a general question or comment about the Makerspaces?      Fill out this form and a Makerspace Champion will get in contact with you.

3D Print Gallery

Explore a range of 3D Prints that are available for printing.  

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