The Makery

Now open!

12pm–4pm Monday–Thursday

The Makery is a makerspace located on the 2nd-floor of CSUSM's University Library. This is a space where members of the CSUSM community can gather, create, invent, tinker, explore, discover and learn new skills using a variety of tools and materials. 

Visit us now – we have short activities to get you making right away! Contribute to our paper star garland, design a magnetic puzzle piece for our puzzle wall, make some pinback buttons, and explore our dynamic new space!


Currently available Resources

Training required – come in during our operating hours to learn how to use the equipment listed below! After learning how to use each machine, you'll receive a badge that will allow you to come in and use it any time during our open hours!

  • Sewing machines
  • Embroidery machines
  • Cameo cutter machine
  • Button makers
  • Craft printer
  • Paper cutter
  • Power drill
  • Other sharp tools (hobby knives, rotary cutter, etc)

No training required – come in during our operating hours to use the supplies! We ask that you lay out a newspaper or mat before working with messy stuff like paints, pens and glues. Newspaper and mats are readily available in our space.

  • Basic craft supplies
  • Basic art supplies
  • Basic tools
  • Work surfaces


Policies & Standards

General Information

Usage Policies & User Requirements

Safety Standards & Policies

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Phone:  (760) 750-4003