Brain Station

Learn. Create. Do.
The Brain Station is ready to welcome makers, tinkerers, crafters and the curious!
 

What is the Brain Station?  The Brain Station is a community Makerspace - a collaborative learning environment where people of all ages can come together to create, learn new skills, be exposed to new technologies and have fun! Look at our list of equipment - available to use for school or home projects! 

 

 

Winter Brain Station Hours* 
Monday3:30 - 5:00pm
Tuesday5:30 - 7:30pm
Wednesday5:30 - 8:30pm
Thursday4:30 - 7:30pm
Friday

1:00 - 5:00pm

SaturdayCLOSED

*The Brain Station is mostly staffed by volunteers and hours are subject to change.  Please call ahead to confirm!

Hours updated January 2020

 

 

 

FUN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY!
Are you looking for something fun and interesting to do? Volunteer in the Brain Station! We are looking for volunteers to teach classes, demonstrate a skill or act as open session coaches. 

Fill out a library volunteer application available here or at one of our service desks.

 

Ultimaker Robot

Interested in using our 3D printer? “New” 3D Printing training at the Brain Station.  You can now reserve a time during open session hours to receive individualized instruction on how to use our 3D printer, the Ultimaker 2+.  You must call or email milfordbrainstation@gmail.com  to make sure a session coach is available.

What tools and equipment are available?Ultimaker 2+

 

  • Ultimaker 2+ 3D printer
  • GAMES of all kinds
    • Jenga
    • Crossword & jigsaw puzzles
    • Foldit (help scientists solve real problems)
    • MORE
  • 3Doodler
  • iMac with Retina 5k Display
    • XCode
    • Cura
    • MFStudio
    • OpenSCAD
    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • MORE
  • Intuos Pen & Touch Tablet
  • Green screen, lighting, and iPad  
  • Button Maker
  • Sphero & Ozobot robots
  • LEGO Mindstorms
  • Snap Circuits & littleBits
  • Keva Planks
  • Bloxels
  • VHS to DVD converter
  • Blu-Ray burner
    • Ultimaker 2+Soldering kit
    • Digital Multimeter
    • Arduino
    • Raspberry Pi
      • Python
      • Scratch
      • Mathematica
    • MORE TO COME

     

     

     

     

     

    The Library welcomes donations of materials! Tools, crafting suppplies, electronics - contact the Brain Station staff  for more information. View our wish list here!  

    The Brain Station is generously supported by the
    Milford Education Foundation.
    Other supporters include: The Harvey Hubbell Foundation and the Friends of the Milford Library.
     
    Need more information?
    Brain Station Policy (adopted 01.04.17)Brain Station Usage Agreement (adopted 01.07.17)
    Technology Coordinator:
    Fred Danowski
    fdanowski@ci.milford.ct.us
    Program and Volunteer Coordinator:

    MilfordBrainStation@gmail.com