What is Equipment Reservation?
If a patron wants to complete a project on a piece of equipment that will take longer than the standard allotted time, they will need to reserve the equipment for use.
When Are Reservation Hours?
Reservation times are: Wednesday 5:00-9:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, Sunday 1:00-5:00 PM
How Long Can I Reserve a Piece of Equipment?
Patrons can reserve equipment for up to 4 consecutive hours, one time per week.
Do I Have to Be Trained on the Equipment?
Yes. In order to use any piece of equipment, patrons must:
- Have a MidPointe Library card.
- Have completed and submitted an Innovation Pointe waiver.
- Have completed Competency or Beginner Badging training for that equipment. Must be 10 years or older.
How Do I Reserve a Piece of Equipment?
Patrons must consult with an Innovation Pointe staff member about their project. Once consultation is complete and materials are approved, staff will complete the reservation sign-up.
What Equipment Can I Reserve?
Patrons can reserve any piece of equipment in the space for which they are badged, including:
- Large Format Vinyl Printer
- Laser Engraver & Cutter
- Sublimation Printer
- Mug Heat Press
- Large Flat Heat Press
- 3D Printers
- Film/Slide Conversion
- Video to Digital Conversion
- Craft Cutting Machine
- Button Maker & Button Die Cutter
- Rapid Picture/Document Scanner
- Soldering Iron
- Sewing Machine
- Embroidery Machine
- 3D Scanner
What If I Need More Than 4 Hrs on the Equipment?
Innovation Pointe is a resource shared by community members available at no cost. Machine use is limited in order to provide the most equitable access for greatest number of patrons.