Please Standby

We haven’t had an update for many months, and that’s a good thing! In our case ‘no news’ was certainly ‘good news’. But lately, we have been having an issue with those who have registered for a class not showing up, so we are introducing a standby list. Read More →

Trying to Get Into a Long Arm Class?

It’s the first day of the month and at The Maker Spot that means registration for our March events is open! Unfortunately, over the last few months, it also means it is our highest complaint day. Luckily, our complaints are about how popular our Long Arm Quilting Machine classes are and not something more serious. In response to strong community interest, we realized that it is time to communicate with all of our users about what we are doing to resolve this matter. Read More →

Coming Soon: Expanded Hours!

About a month or so ago we asked all of our users to take a quick hours survey for us to see if expanding our opening hours was something that was really desired by the majority of our users or just a vocal minority. We are happy to say that we have examined the results of the survey and have found that a majority of our users really would like expanded hours. Read More →

August 2015 Usage Report & More Lessons Learned

We have officially been open a month! In the same spirit of transparency that drove us to publish all of our policies, forms and other print materials, we would like to share the usage statistics from our first month open with our fans, users and fellow libraries. While we had made a few predictions about the popularity of equipment, some things blew us away in how much they were used.

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