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 →
We are so happy that our iMacs are finally getting some consistent usage! The music editing station is becoming very popular and our plotter printer is quite a hit with our regular users; both iMac stations received over 80 hours of use in September alone. Read More →
We hope that you’ve had a good summer–ours has been very busy! It was so exciting to see all of the things that you have made this summer and to welcome so many new faces into the space. In addition to hosting lots of summer programs and classes, we have made a few updates. Here is a summary of the changes we have made. Read More →
Long Arm Class Cancellation List
We are so excited to finally announce yet another way we are hoping to alleviate the demand for our free Long Arm Quilting Machine classes. Read More →
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 →
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 →
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.