Welcome to the official blog for the Marine Base Quantico Base Library MakerSpace program, where you will find the most recent information and news about MakerSpace. It is our goal to provide the public with information and news about the MakerSpace program and allow for an open forum of discussion about MakerSpace topics. Blog participants are asked to follow our posting guidelines below. You participate in this blog at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username, and any information provided. Violation of the guidelines below may result in your post being removed. Please read the disclaimers on comments and external links before using this site.

All patrons of the Quantico Base Library and USMC Research Library, with accounts in good standing, are eligible to participate in MakerSpace. Patrons must show a valid military, military dependent, or CAC ID, and agree to the terms and conditions of the MakerSpace User Agreement. Children under 10 must be vouched for and supervised by an adult at all times while using MakerSpace materials.

1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, from 1400-1900.

If you have any questions about the MakerSpace program or other Base Library programs and services, please contact Quantico Base Library staff at 703-784-4348.

For questions or issues about this website, contact the webmaster at mcu_grc_webmaster@usmcu.edu.

The Quantico Base Library provides educational, cultural, technical, informational, and recreational library needs for military personnel and their family members stationed at Quantico, civilian employees of the Base, and retirees living in the local area. The Library helps its users meet educational requirements to improve job performance and increase chances for promotion for military and civilians; enhance school performance of family members, develop reading and learning skills for children, youth and young adults, and support recreational needs of users of all ages.


You participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username, and any information provided. 
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