Make U

Make U is an educational umbrella for services or programs that use an element of creative skills to make or design something on your own.

Community Locations

STEAM. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math are hot topics in education right now. The Library is connecting you to where those things happen in Toledo and Lucas County.

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Publishing

Looking to get your book published? We've stocked up on information and resources to help take you from writing, to editing, to publication. It can be a very tough process so we've identified quality sources to help you along the way.

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GCF Learn Free

Need a quick tutorial on technology? GCF (Goodwill Community Foundation) Learn Free provides tutorials on devices, graphic design, social media, and cloud applications.

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Lynda.com

Simple and complex courses cover a variety of topics ranging from design, business, office software, and personal and professional goals.

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Events

Studio Session

Friday Apr. 20
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

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Sink or Float?

Wednesday Apr. 25
at 4:15 p.m.

Location: Kent

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How To MakeU

Wednesday Apr. 25
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: King Road

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Tech Tools

View full list of Equipment available for use in our location and at home.

EQUIPMENT/SERVICE LOCATIONCONTACT
12” ROUND BASE MIC STAND (FLOOR) WT 419.259.5290
12” ROUND BASE MIC STAND (TABLETOP) KR |  WT 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
3.0 MULTI-SD CARD READER KR | WT 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
3DOODLER CREATE FULL BUNDLE MAIN | KR 419.259.5231 | 419.259.5380
3-IN-1 BENCH PRESS COMBO BUTTON MAKERMAIN419.259.5231
4 CHANNEL HEADPHONE AMP KR | ORE | WT 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250 | 419.259.5290
ACCUCUT WITH 400+ DIES MAIN419.259.5231
ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS KR | ORE | WT 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250 | 419.259.5290
AKAI PROFESSIONAL MPD18 COMPACT PAD CONTROLLER  KR | WT 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
AKG K77 HEADPHONES KR 419.259.5380
APPLE IMAC WITH LIFE SUITE KR | ORE | WT 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250 | 419.259.5290
AUDACITY KR | WT 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
AUDIX HYPERCARDIOD MIC WT 419.259.5290
BLACKMAGIC INTENSITY DESIGN SHUTTLEKR | ORE
419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250
BLUE MICROPHONES SPARK CONDENSER 
KR419.259.5380
BODYPACK TRANSMITTERWT419.259.5290
BOOM EXTENSION 38” BLACK WT419.259.5290
CAMERA ACCESSORY PACK (TRIPOD, ETC.)WT419.259.5290
CASE CRUISER—IPAD CASE/CHARGINGMAINKR | ORE419.259.5231 | 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250
CRICUT EXPLORE AIRMAIN | KR | ORE419.259.5231 | 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250
CRICUT MAKER
ORE419.259.5250
EXTERNAL DVD-BURNERKR | ORE | WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250 | 419.259.5290
FINAL CUT PROKR | WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
FLOPPY DISC DRIVEKR419.259.5380
GNU IMAGE MANIPULATION PROGRAM (GIMP) KR 419.259.5380
GOPRO HERO CAMERAKR | ORE419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250
HQ VHS-C VIDEO CASSETTE ADAPTORKR | WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
INOVART PROFESSIONAL LITE BOX 12” X 12”KR| WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
IPAD KIT, IPAD AIR 2 64GB WIFIMAIN | KR | ORE419.259.5231 | 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250
LAPTOP KITMAIN | KR419.259.5231 | 419.259.5380
LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3MAIN | KR | WT419.259.5231 | 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
LITTLE BITS KITSMAIN | KR | WT419.259.5231 | 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
LULZBOT 6 3D PRINTERMAINKR419.259.5231 | 419.259.5380
MAKERBOT 3D PRINTERORE | WT419.259.5250 | 419.259.5290
MAKEY MAKEYMAIN 419.259.5231
M-AUDIO SUSTAIN PEDAL (FOR MIDI KEYBOARD)WT419.259.5290
MIC CLIP 1.25” TO 1” TAPER WT419.259.5290
MINIDV TAPE PLAYER—FOR “B” ROLL TAPEKR | WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
MUSIC STAND 29-58”KR | WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
NEIL BUTTON MACHINEKR419.259.5380
OMNIDIRECTIONAL CONDENSER MINIATURE-LAVALIER MICWT419.259.5290
ORION STARBLAST 4.5' TELESCOPE  MAIN 419.259.5231
OSMO CODINGKR419.259.5380
OSMO GENIUS KITMAIN | KR419.259.5231 | 419.259.5380
PASSPORT 1TB EXTERNAL STORAGEKR | ORE | WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250 | 419.259.5290
PEAVEY PV20 USB 8 - CHANNEL MIXING CONSOLEKR | WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
POWERED USB HUBKR | ORE | WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250 | 419.259.5290
PRO MIDI3-10 CABLEWT419.259.5290
PROFESSIONAL MPK-88 USB MIDI KEYBOARDWT419.259.5290
24” 1080P LCD DISPLAY KR | ORE | WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250 | 419.259.5290
SHURE STUDIO HEADPHONESKR | ORE | WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250 | 419.259.5290
SHURE WIRELESS RECEIVER AND SM58 HANDHELD TXKR | WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5290
SMARTBOARDMAIN | KR | ORE | WT419.259.5231 | 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250 | 419.259.5290
SONY GV-HD700 HDV VIDEO WALKMAN VCRKR | ORE 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250 |
SUPERCARVER DIY LASER ENGRAVERKR419.259.5380
TAKE IT ANYWHERE MICROSCOPE MAIN419.259.5231
TELESCOPE KITMAIN | PP419.259.5231 | 419.259.5390
TOSHIBA DVR 620 (VHS-TO-DVD)KR | ORE | WT419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250 | 419.259.5290
USB CASSETTE-TO-MP3 CONVERTERKR419.259.5380
WACOM INTUOS PEN AND TOUCH MEDIUM TABLETKR | ORE | WT 419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250 | 419.259.5290
WOLVERINE DATA SUPER F2D FILM TO DIGITAL (35, 126, 110, & SUPER 8)KR | ORE419.259.5380 | 419.259.5250
WOLVERINE SUPER 8 DIGITIZER FILM TO DIGITAL MOVIE MAKERORE419.259.5250
XA10 HD CAMCORDER—SD CARDWT419.259.5290

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Celebrate Teen Tech Week, March 4 - 10! This year’s theme is "Libraries are for Creating," and focuses on all the great digital tools we offer which teens can use to create - whether it be podcasts, videos, music, games or something else!

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Locations

These locations have a studio space for Make U activities.