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Kids use the laser engraver to make Christmas ornaments at The HUB’s makerspace.

Families got to laser engrave their own Christmas ornaments when they visited the newly opened makerspace at The HUB in Mentor High School earlier this week.

The kids personalized ornaments with their favorite things (Darth Vader and unicorns!) or special message to parents and grandparents.

Families watch as the equipment engraves their ornaments.

Families watch as the equipment engraves their ornaments.

Then they got to watch as the laser engraver used light to carve their creations.

You too can make ornaments, personalized T-shirt or other creative Christmas gifts at the makerspace. It’s filled with top-of-the-line equipment, including a:

Just to be clear, you don’t need to be a student at Mentor High School or even a resident of Mentor to use The HUB’s MakerSpace. All you need is a Mentor Public Library card in good standing.

The HUB is open to all from 3 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and is located inside Mentor High School (6477 Center St., Mentor, OH). The Makerspace closes 30 minutes before The HUB.

Additionally, the price for Makerspace use varies by machine. See Makerspace Pricing @ The HUB for details.

For more information – including policies, procedures, and how to make a reservation – visit our MakerSpace page.