Makerspace Membership & Available Equipment Makerspace Membership & Available Equipment

How to become a member.

Want to use the resources independently?  Noosa Library Service provides a general induction workshop to the makerspace which covers an introduction to the space and resources, an overview of how to access and use the space safely and a basic lesson on the user’s preferred piece of technology.

Our Makerspaces are open for independant use as follows:

  • Cooroy Makerspace is open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9am – 5pm, Saturdays 9am - 1pm
  • Noosa Makerspace is open Thursday, Friday, Monday 9am - 5pm, Saturday 9 am - 3 pm, Sunday 10 am - 2 pm.

In order to book and use the resources independently, users must:

  1. Meet the age eligibility criteria
    • Users must be aged 18 years and older.
    • Users aged 16-17 years can complete inductions and book and use the makerspace facilities only if they have parent/guardian permission. Users will need to complete a consent form when completing their membership form.
  2. Be a Noosa Library member (and if not join up)
  3. Agree to Noosa Library Service’s Makerspace Fair Use Guide and 3D Printer Policy.
  4. Attend a Makerspace Induction and pay relevant fees ($20)
  5. Complete and sign Makerspace Membership form.

​If you would like to attend a makerspace member induction you can book a session here.


Already a member?Book equipment here.

Equipment

Each  makerspace space hosts a range of new and emerging technology (as well as some old, tried and trusted technology):

  • A Custom built PC with an HTC Vive VR headset 
  • Laptops and PCs for with 3D design software
  • 3D printers available:
  • Einscan 3D Scanner (Cooroy only)
  • Janome Sewing Machines x 4
  • Bernina Overlocker
  • Epson flatbed scanner (photos, documents, slides, negatives)
  • Audio-visual digitization equipment (VHS, Hi8, Digital8, Video8, MiniDV and audio-cassette)