What's New

Maker Adventures!

Let’s make this summer an adventure! Kids of all ages are invited to join the MakerSpace for “Maker Adventures!” Create your very own mythical creature in this hands on workshop.

This event is a drop in. Check the library event calendar for all dates, times and locations.

Introducing the Sailrite Ultrafeed LSZ

Get ready to take your sewing to the next level with the Sailrite Ultrafeed LSZ Heavy-Duty Sewing Machine! Now available for reservations in the MakerSpace.

Maker Shorts

Need some inspiration? A quick tutorial? Then check out this collection of Maker shorts, bite-sized projects made by MakerSpace staff. 

Maker's Top List of 2023

album cover for inside by bo burnham, antimemetics logo and book jacket for how to sew clothes by anne greenhall

The top picks of 2023 from our Maker staff. You'll find inspiring guides to sewing, open-source wonders, and tales of the supernatural. 

MakerSpace Programs for Fall 2023

Looking for MakerSpace classes? We got you covered! Learn more about all the classes happening this Fall here in the MakerSpace.

Make It All Together Now!

Join the MakerSpace for an afternoon of creativity, community, and fun! Learn new maker skills with four different activities to chose from. Not only will participants leave with their own work of art, they will get to contribute to a collaborative art piece which will be displayed in the MakerSpace.

Open to kids 8 and up. Check the library event calendar for all dates, times and locations.

3d printed bike seat

Custom fit 3D-printed saddle from Posedla

🚲 May is (still) Bike Month! 🚲

It’s bike month, but it feels like bike year at Johnson County Library with all the upcoming bike related programs! Learn about the upcoming programs, and stop by to print some fun and functional 3d printed accessories in the MakerSpace, from valve caps to mud flaps, there are lots of stuff to choose from.

Building a DaVinci probe

We're excited to announce our participation in the Kansas City regional Remake Learning Days, in partnership with Johnson County Parks and Rec! Join us for two days of hands-on learning experiences that'll teach you a bit about electronics and how to solder. To sign up, hop on over to JCPRD's website and grab a spot on either May 6th at the Central Resource Library or May 13th at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center. 

MakerSpace Programs for Spring 2023

Looking for classes and other Maker programs? We got you covered! All programs in the Spring 2023 Guide are now live on the library event calendar.

Maker's Top List 2022


Check out the MakerSpace team's top picks from 2022 to see what spoke to them. Sci-Fi, Hardboiled Crime, Manga, and video games are just a few of the diverse interests represented here.