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! 

 


Brain Station Winter Drop-In Hours*
Monday - 12:30-5:00
Tuesday - 4:30-8:30
Wednesday - 4:00-8:30

Thursday - 6:00-8:30
Friday - 1:00-5:00
Most Saturdays - 10:00-5:00
*Hours subject to change.  Please call ahead to confirm the room is open!

 

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 at one of our 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
  • Matter and Form 3D Scanner
  • Green screen, lighting and iPad  
  • iMac with retina 5k Display
  • Button Maker
  • Sphero robots
  • Ozobot robots
  • Take Apart Station
  • Snap Circuits
  • Keva Planks
  • little Bits
  • Bloxels
  • 3Doodler
  • VHS to DVD converter
  • Blu-Ray burner

 

  • TurboCAD
  • Intuos Pen & Touch Tablet
  • LEGO Mindstorms equipment
  • Soldering kit
  • Digital multimeter
  • Arduino & Raspberry Pi
  • 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?
Technology Coordinator:
Fred Danowski
fdanowski@ci.milford.ct.us
Program and Volunteer Coordinator:
Amy Edwards
MilfordBrainStation@gmail.com