Today's Hours
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.


Frequently Asked Questions

When does the Makery open?

The Makery is open! It opened to the public Wednesday, June 7. The Grand Opening is scheduled for Saturday, July 8. More information on the Grand Opening TBA.

What are the Makery’s hours?

Sunday: 1-4:30 p.m.
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 12-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 12-5 p.m.
Thursday: 12-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 12-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Who can use the Makery?

EPL cardholders, District 205 teachers and students, Elmhurst College students, Work Perks and Business cardholders are welcome to use the space.

Guests accompanying Elmhurst patrons may use the Makery for certain programs, clubs, and activities.

Adult supervision required for anyone below middle school age.

What does the Makery cost?

The Makery is free to use. There are costs for materials used to produce items on some equipment:

  • 3D Printer: 10¢/gram ($1 minimum)
  • Button Maker
    • Small: 25¢/button
    • Medium: 50¢/button
    • Large: 50¢/button
  • Laminator: $3/foot
    Poster Printer: 50¢/linear inch

    • Laminate 50¢/foot
    • Sticker 50¢/foot
    • Magnet $2.50/foot