Cricut and Accessories

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Discover so many ways to be creative with a Cricut and it's accessories! 

The MiY Zone offers two Cricut Makers at the South Irving Library and a Cricut Explore Air 2 at the Valley Ranch Library and West Irving Library. 

A Cricut is a cutting machine that can cut designs from a wide variety of materials such as paper, card stock, vinyl, iron-on vinyl (HTV), fabric, and much more.

Patrons must supply their own materials for projects to be created in the MiY Zone.

Getting Started

All patrons requesting to use the Cricut machine must have a valid full privilege Irving Public library card in good standing, complete a safety orientation, and sign a User Agreement and Liability Form.

Cricut machines are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and checkout for a two-hour period. Cricut equipment and tools are only available for use inside the MiY Zone.

Design files for use on Cricut can be created using Design Space software. Design Space is a free software available at

All users must have an individual Design Space account.

The Cricut machines can be used with a personal laptop or a library laptop, available for use within the MiY Zone.

Accessories available to checkout:

  • Cricut tool kits
  • Cricut marker kits
  • Cricut infusible ink markers
  • Cricut Easypress 2
  • Cricut BrightPad Go (only at South Irving Library)
  • Cricut Mug Press (only at Valley Ranch Library)

Cricut Training

Free mini-courses are available at for self-paced learning.

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