Need a hand learning a new tool or software? Schedule a One-on-One session with our friendly staff! These personalized appointments are perfect for:

  • Basic instruction: Get comfortable with any piece of Makerspace equipment and software.
  • Learning specific skills: Embroider a name on a baby blanket, install a zipper using a sewing machine or explore advanced features in Tinkercad 3D Design.
  • Completing a project: Get assistance using equipment like Cricut and the heat press to make a custom t-shirt. 

Here's what you can expect:

  • Appointments last up to 1 hour.
  • AAPLD cardholders get 3 appointments per month, all others cardholders get 1 per month.
  • Appointments may be scheduled with 48 hours notice and up to 2 weeks in advance.
  • Come prepared by bringing any materials or information needed for your project. Staff can help you plan when scheduling.

A few things to keep in mind:

  • One-on-One sessions are not for: In-depth private tutoring or completing your project for you.
  • Missed appointments: We hold appointments for 15 minutes. Late arrivals won't extend the session. No-shows count towards your monthly limit.

Looking for other options?

  • Independent use: Reserve equipment outside of appointment times (subject to availability). Contact Us or call us at 847-458-6060 option 7.
  • Quick questions: Staff may be available for brief assistance outside of appointments.
  • Online resources: We offer a variety of online learning resources available to AAPLD cardholders including LinkedIn Learning and Creative bug. 

Ready to get started? Request an appointment or give us a call us at 847-458-6060 option 7.