The Makery

The Makery

The Makery reopens on Thursday, September 17 by reservation only. Click here to make your reservation.


The Makery at the Elmhurst Public Library provides a hands-on creative space for patrons to invent, collaborate, and design as they transform their ideas into reality.

NEW Hours

  • Sunday: 1-4:30 p.m.
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 3-8:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 3-8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

If you have sensory sensitivity, please let us know when booking your reservation and we will do our best to reserve your time when loud equipment is not being used. Noise cancelling headphones are available for use in the Makery at all times.


  • EPL cardholders, District 205 teachers and students, Elmhurst College students, Work Perks and Business cardholders are welcome to use the space.
  • Adult supervision is required for anyone below middle school age.

Have questions?

Check out the Makery FAQ page, where you can contact us with additional questions.