Wilson Library's Makerspace


The Makerspace is located in the Wilson Library at the University of La Verne (Room 172). Here at the Makerspace, you are provided with the tools and help that you need in order to become part of the Maker Movement. The Maker Movement is a phenomenon of innovative minds that work to create, build, and discover projects.

Check out last year's maker fair event videos and photos!!!


Physics Fun     Maker Fun     

Our Equipment:

LulzBot Mini

Build Volume
6 x 6 x 6.2 in.

Print Material
PLA (polylactic acid) bioplastic

Full Spectrum Laser Cutter

20” x 12” cutting area

Air assist connection


Lulzbot Taz

Print Area
11.4in x 10.8in x 9.8in

Print Material
PLA (polylactic acid) bioplastic



Turn everyday objects into touchpads & combine them with code!


Raspberry Pi



Arduino Uno




Soldering Iron







3D Doodler



Adafruit Kit



Software we use:

MeshLab is an open-source program that is used to edit and process 3D print files before printing. It is used to repair and clean the object.

Cura is an open source that is used to process and communicate with the 3D printer so that files can be printed. In the program you can scale, resize, or duplicate your object.

Adobe Photoshop CC- Software that allows you to manipulate photos using various tools.

Weekly Hours

(Academic Year):

Monday – Thursday: 8 AM – 8 PM

Friday: 8 AM – 6 PM

Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED

(Unless appointment is made)

Contact Us For More Information!

Email: makerspace@laverne.edu
Phone: (909) 448-1543
Text: (909) 638-1882
In person: Wilson Library

Spring 2017 Mini Maker Faire

The Wilson Library's 2nd Annual Mini Maker Fair was hosted at Sneaky Park and proved to be a great success. Many students, staff, and faculty participated and presented their projects, with subjects varying from arts to sciences. Check out some of the highlights below!

Andrew Murillo - Homemade Arcade

Recent Computer Science graduate, Andrew Murillo presents a retro style arcade machine that he built himself! 

B.J. Haddad - Quantum Levitation

Physics lab manager, B.J. Haddad, shows us how to use simple physics to make objects levitate! Magic or science?! :o