Welcome to Hamburg’s Eastside Library Branch
Lexington Public Library Executive Director Heather Dieffenbach welcomed the community to a ribbon cutting ceremony at Hamburg’s Eastside library branch with Commerce Lexington and equipment demonstrations.
Located on the second floor of the Eastside branch in Hamburg, the Makerspace has a variety of equipment for teen and adult community makers including: Tabletop Kiln, 3D Printers, Sewing Machines, Large Format Printer, Large Format Laminator, Button Maker, Heat Press, Cricut Maker.
The mission of the Makerspace is to support and educate individuals and groups who wish to further develop their creative and problem-solving skills. The Makerspace is a collaborative workspace for making, learning, exploring, and sharing using a variety of high tech to low tech tools. The Makerspace seeks to foster a collaborative environment wherein people can explore and create intersections between technology, science, art, and culture. It is a space that encourages artistic expression, personal growth, and entrepreneurship for individuals and groups.
The space will provide a place to promote education while fostering a do-it-yourself spirit in our community. It is meant to be a community resource that will offer programming and education on printing, sewing, jewelry and pottery as well as fine arts and painting other skills makers might need to further develop and use for the betterment of the community.
The Makerspace seeks to create a community of makers and crafters organized around a shared space. This will enable makers from all walks of life to invent, build, collaborate, and share ideas. The Makerspace will host programming and specialized programs in collaboration with partners in the community.