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 Rosewood Makerspace is open during library opening hours, with Covid safety restrictions in place.

The Ipswich Central Library and Springfield Central Library Makerspace are open for Book a Champion session with Covid safety restrictions in place.

Ipswich Makerspace has a maximum capacity of seven (7) people at any time. The hours of operation are:

  • Monday to Friday 9.00am – 12.00pm, 1.00pm – 5.00pm (Closed between 12pm and 1pm)
  • Saturday and Sunday 9.00am – 12.00pm, 12.30pm – 2.00pm (Closed between 12pm and 12.30pm)

Springfield Makerspace has a maximum capacity of six (6) people at any time. The hours of operation are:

  • Monday to Friday 9.00am – 12.00pm, 1.00pm – 5.00pm (Closed between 12pm and 1pm)
  • Saturday and Sunday 10.00am – 12.00pm, 12.30pm – 3.00pm (Closed between 12pm and 12.30pm)

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 Makerspace

Welcome to the Ipswich Makerspace!

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

 

Springfield Makerspace

Welcome to the Springfield Makerspace!

Ipswich Libraries Makerspaces gives you the opportunity to get up close and personal with cutting edge digital technology.

Rosewood Makerspace

Welcome to the Rosewood Makerspace!

Ipswich Libraries Makerspaces gives you the opportunity to interact with cutting edge digital technology and encourages hands-on learning. 

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. 

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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Makerspace Challenges

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

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

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