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makerspace bar

Makerspace Mission

The makerspace mission is to invite people

of all ages to create, learn and connect.

Open Studio Hours

Wednesdays 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursdays 9:30 am - 12 noon
Fridays 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Meet the Maker

Mare Parker-O'Toole is the Makerspace Librarian.

She has 30 years of experience working in Libraries and Education, promoting technology, and practicing universal design in learning. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from MassArt in Painting, Sculpture and Education and a Masters Degree in Library and Information Science from Simmons College. Before coming to the Newton Free Library in 2018, she was the Assistant Director at the Earl Center for Learning and Innovation at Wheelock College in Boston, Mass. You can reach her at