Cricut Maker

The Cricut Maker – is a DIY cutting machine used to create custom projects for home, business, school, or hobby. It has a small blade to cut a variety of materials such as fabrics, cardstock, vinyl, paper, and more.

Available for use by PPLD Library card holders (18 years or older, with no fines) in the Boardman Road Branch Library with a reservation. Reservations can be made by emailing

There is no cost to use the Cricut Maker machine; however, you must provide your own supplies. Learn more about which materials can be used from this material list.

What you need

  • You will need to sign up for your own Cricut Design Space account.
  • Create designs using Cricut Design Space.  Design your own or purchase premade designs from Cricut.
  • You will need to know your login information for Cricut Design Space in order to access your designs.
  • Material needed to create your design: vinyl, HTV, cardstock, transfer tape, etc
  • Item you want to apply your design to: mugs, t-shirts, etc

We have cutting mats and various blades available for use or you may bring your own Cricut brand mat/tools.

To use the Cricut Design Space, and to make the most of the features, you will want to create a free Cricut Design Space account. The Cricut Design Space can be accessed from a computer or app with internet connection, making it easy for your to work on designs at home and then bring them with you to your appointment to use the Cricut Maker at Boardman.

Cricut Design Space Manual

About Cricut Design Space – Overview of Design Space, Project Tutorials, Manuals and Handouts, and Webinars!

Official Cricut YouTube channel

Cricut Blog – a source for inspiration and to learn about new materials from Cricut!

Materials – learn all about the variety of materials the Cricut Maker can cut!

Cricut Tutorials: How To Use Design Space Step-By-Step

Books in our collection that you can borrow – a selection of books found by searching “cut-out crafts”.

Creativebug – Online instructional videos that teach you how to paint, knit, sew, crochet, screen print and other creative skills. There are many craft projects that feature the Cricut machine. After you are logged in, search “Cricut” to view full list.  To access you must create an account using your email, password, and Library Card number. Stream from your internet connected device. No app available. Available to PPLD Library card holders.