Makerspace: DAM

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Welcome to DAM - Design And Make - Beaverton City Library's makerspace!

DAM is a space for community members of all ages to learn, practice skills, collaborate, prototype, and problem-solve. The makerspace contains a 3D printer, 3D scanner, Cricut machines, sewing machines, fiber art equipment, visual art supplies, button and sticker makers, and much more. Come check it out during Open Lab hours! DAM is at the main library, on the second floor.

During Open Lab hours, the space is open for anyone to drop in and use any equipment available. A staff member is stationed in the space to answer questions and assist when needed. A signed waiver is required annually.

Open Lab Schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays 12-2 PM & 4-6 PM
Thursdays & Fridays 12-2 PM & 3-5 PM
Saturdays & Sundays 3-5 PM

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Equipment

Maker Tech General Tools Art Supplies Paper Crafts Fiber Crafts STEM Toys
Ender-3 V2 3D printer Soldering irons Watercolor supplies Card making supplies Sewing machines Dash and Dot robots
Cricut Maker with sticker vinyl heat transfer Jewelry making / jewelry repair supplies Acrylic paints Stamping supplies Knitting and crochet needles littleBits
Cricut Heat Press Glue guns Small easels Tracing light box Hand sewing supplies Ozobots
Wacom drawing tablet Leather punch Crayons, markers, and colored pencils Spirograph Embroidery supplies Tinker Toys
  Button makers Pastels Decorative scissors Sewing accessories Code and Go Robot Mouse
  Basic tools Fabric paint and markers Paper cutters Lap looms Makey Makey
    Duct tape Origami paper Yarn swift and winder KEVA Contraptions
    Needle felting supplies
Scratch board art
Collage materials Iron and ironing board LEGOs and other building supplies
    Rubber Stamp carving
Perler Bead supplies
  Pom pom makers  

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is a makerspace?

DAM, which stands for Design And Make, is a space for community members to come to learn, practice skills, collaborate, prototype, and problem-solve. In the makerspace, anyone can be a maker and develop a passion for creating.

DAM is meant to be a place to test, tinker, explore, and experiment. See what you can create!

2. Who can visit DAM?

Anyone with a signed waiver can visit DAM. Per library policy, children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult in the space.

Sign the waiver for adults

Sign the waiver for children under 18

Acuerdo para usuarios del espacio de creación DAM para MENORES DE 18 años

Acuerdo para usuarios del espacio de creación DAM PARA ADULTOS

3. Can I bring in donations?

We are unable to accept donations of items for the makerspace.

4. Do you need volunteers? 

Volunteers help with our daily Open Lab sessions in DAM. You do not need specialized skills to be a volunteer in the makespace, only an interest in learning new things and the ability to pass a background check. For more information, contact Zach Wagman, Volunteer Coordinator, at zwagman@BeavertonOregon.gov.