Featured Upcoming Events

Feb 8
10:00am
Multipurpose Room C - Adult
Feb 8
3:00pm
Multipurpose Room C - Adult
Feb 9
10:00am
Multipurpose Room D - Foundry
Feb 11
10:00am
Multipurpose Room D - Foundry

Foundry 

The Foundry offers classes each month related to woodworking, sewing, jewelry making, etc. The makerspace provides sewing machines, crafting items, tools, and much more! 

 

Using the Foundry 

  • Patrons have the option of using the Foundry in one of two ways. 
  • Those patrons already familiar or trained on the equipment can sign up for an Open Build appointment to work on their own projects using their own materials.  A volunteer or staff member is present to assist with questions.  Appointments are available on our calendar. 
  • Patrons can also sign up in advance for a class taught by an instructor.  All materials are provided during our classes. 
  • Please note a signed liability waiver is required for any activity in the Foundry makerspace. 

 

Age Requirements 

  • The Foundry may be used by patrons 9 years and older. Certain equipment and classes are limited to ages 18 years and older. 

  • A library staff member or volunteer will be present at all times when The Foundry is in use. 

 

Foundry Waiver and Playbook 

  • Pasco County Liability Waiver and Permission Form: This waiver must be consented to, and signed by the participant - and parent/guardian if applicable - before use of space is permitted. 
  • Maker Safety Playbook: This playbook must be consented to, and signed by the participant - and parent/guardian if applicable - before use of space is permitted. 

 

Volunteering 

 

  • Band Saw
  • Bench Grinder
  • Button Maker
  • Coping Saw
  • Drills/Drivers
  • Die Cut Press
  • Engraver
  • Hand Tools
  • Hot Glue Guns
  • Jewelry Making Tools
  • Kumihimo Discs
  • Lathes
  • Mortising Machine
  • Planer
  • Rotary Cutters & Mats
  • Router
  • Sabre Saw
  • Sanders
  • Scroll Saws
  • Sewing Machines
  • Weaving Looms
  • Wood Burning Kits
  • Wood Carving Kits

 

Location

Land O’ Lakes Library
2818 Collier Parkway
Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639

Contact the library at (813) 929-1214 to learn more about the Foundry.

See the Calendar of Events to search for your favorite maker activities now.