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|Now you can visit the iCube by appointment only and work on projects for 1 hour! To schedule an appointment to use the technology available in the iCube, please click here to fill out our form and a member of the iCube team will contact you!
Visit our new Library Makerspace!
Not sure what to do in the iCube? Pick up a Creative Kit. Each kit contains a self-guided make and take experience that appeals to beginners and experienced makers alike. New kits will be introduced periodically. Also new ... are subscriptions to CreativeBug, a go-to resource for high-quality, on-trend arts and crafts instructional videos, as well as Vidcode, which offers computer science and coding education focused towards tweens and teens. How to sign up.
The iCube allows for 13 people to utilize the room at one time. First come, first served.
View the iCube Policy, the iCube Procedures and iCube Tour Procedure for using the space.
New to the iCube in February
|Einscan 3D Scanner
3D scanners enable you to take a physical object, scan it into a digital format (e.g. the STL file format), and work with the digitized model to create prototypes that are then printed by 3D printers. Once you have a 3D file, send it to us and we'll print it!
The equipment in the iCube fall into 3 usage categories:
- Green = can be used without supervision for DIY projects
- Yellow= Please use during staffed hours assistance with set-up
- Red = requires an appointment with a staff member
GREEN - The equipment listed below can be used without supervision for DIY Projects
Other than purchasing button making kits, users of the iCube must bring their own materials. For recommended materials, please refer to websites and online product guides for the equipment in the iCube.
|Silhouette Cameo vinyl cutter
Recommendations for vinyl cutting
|Cricut Smart Cutting Machine, Professional 37in. paper cutter
Cricut Maker Blades List - Use your driver’s license or your valid library card to check out the blades for the Cricut Maker from the Second Floor Information Desk.
|Adobe Creative Cloud Station
Supply Kits can be purchased at the 2nd floor Info Desk, $1.50 Kit for 3 buttons and $3 for 6 buttons
|Dahle 556 Professional Rolling Trimmer
YELLOW - The equipment listed below is to be used only during iCube staffed hours for assistance with set-up
|Embroidery Sewing Machine:
Husqvarna Viking Designer TOPAZ 40 Sewing/Embroidery Machine. Featuring more than 200 stitches, 4 fonts and the capability to add more, as well as a color touch screen, this machine makes sewing easy!
|Dremel rotary tool with workstation Heat press
|Cuttlelola Dotspen - An electric drawing pen that lets you create dot-based artwork.
|Sawgrass Sublimation Printer
Apply custom, full-color artwork to a wide variety of popular items, like t-shirts and mugs!
RED - The equipment listed below requires an appointment with a staff member
|Get Involved! Become a member of our talent team!
The iCube makerspace is where the Novi community can come together to explore, play, create, and share their skills and talents. We strive to foster not just creativity but also collaboration and community ties, and so we are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to help make the iCube a vital and vibrant space.
As a member of our Talent Team you can share a skill or interest. Some examples are digital media creation, textiles and fiber arts, sewing & quilting, woodworking, paper-crafts, fine art-making, as well as daily-life skills like sewing zippers and hems or attaching a button, fixing a bike tire, or re-wiring a lamp. If you are interested in joining our Talent Team, contact us at email@example.com.