Due to inclement weather, the following hours will be in effect for Wednesday, March 21:

  • Lauinger Circulation Desk: 8:30am - Midnight
  • Gelardin New Media Center: 10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Blommer Science Library: CLOSED

We will keep you informed of any other service changes throughout the day. 

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Maker Hub Item Donation Wish List

Cleaning out your garage, or looking for a new home for extra tools in your workshop? Consider donating your gently used materials and equipment to the Maker Hub.

Below is an incomplete list of some of the items that we could use to help our Community grow and create. 

To discuss your donation and make arrangements for delivery, please contact us at makerhub@georgetown.edu.


Wood Shop

  • Nuts, bolts, screws, washers, L-brackets, hinges, and other hardware

  • Clamps, vises

  • Screwdrivers, hammers, pliers, wrenches, and other hand tools in good condition

  • Rulers, levels, squares, measuring tape

  • Good quality boards: 2x4, 1x4, 4x4, 1x2, etc

  • Good quality plywood

  • Planes, files, chisels, hand saws, and other woodworking tools

  • Sandpaper, steel wool

  • Power drills, Jigsaws, and other small power tools in excellent, safe working order

  • Wood Glue

  • Pipe cutter and threader

  • Good quality pipe (aluminum, copper, galvanized, black iron, PVC, etc) and fittings


Print Shop

  • Clean paper stock

  • Print-making materials

  • Letter Press


Textile Shop

  • Clean fabric

  • Scrap leather

  • Non-tangled yarn


Arts and Crafts

  • Magazines with good graphics for the button-maker

  • Legos, Erector Set, and other construction kits

  • Play-dough and modeling clay

  • Binder clips, zip ties, other fasteners


CNC Shop

  • ⅛, ¼, ½ “ untreated wood and mdf sheets, size 18”x24” or smaller

  • 3D filament: 1.75mm or 3mm PLA

  • Untreated leather

  • Acrylic Sheets.



  • LCD monitors (VGA or HDMI inputs)

  • Computer Mice, trackpads, joysticks, and other input devices. Small keyboards (we have plenty full-size keyboards, thanks!)

  • Vintage electronics with cool cases, switches, knobs, buttons, etc.

  • Old electronic toys, kits, and noisemakers

  • Flatbed scanners and printers (we take them apart for the motors)

  • Video Projectors



  • Anything with lenses

  • Old Slide projectors, overhead projectors


Things we can’t take

  • Anything perishable

  • Fabrics that need washing

  • Dirty or smelly items

  • Chemicals

  • Turtles