Cricut Machine

Heard about Cricut Cutting Machines, but don’t know if you should purchase one? Want to be able to try before you buy?

Have a small craft project that a Cricut would be perfect for, but don’t want to invest in a Cricut for one project?

Beginning Monday, April 8, 2024, Augusta County Library will be making its Cricut Cutting Machine available for public use by reservation at the Fishersville Main Library, to provide community members with access to technology that promotes creativity. You can request a reservation through the Book A Librarian Form here. By submitting your request for a Cricut reservation, you are agreeing to the following guidelines:

Augusta County Library Cricut Cutting Machine Usage Guidelines

The purpose of these guidelines is to provide direction for the public use of the Cricut cutting matching at Augusta County Library. These guidelines are in place to ensure the safety of users and the maintenance of the machine.

Model: Cricut Explore Air 2

Who can use the Criciut Cutting Machine?

  1. The Cricut machine is available to library patrons
  2. Users must complete a basic training session before their first use of the machine.
  3. Users 16 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


  1. Users may reserve the Cricut machine for up to two hours per day
  2. Reservations can be made up to two weeks in advance.
  3. Reservations must be requested through the Book A Librarian: Appointment Request Form.
  4. If a user fails to arrive within 15 minutes of their reservation, the machine may be released for use by others.
  5. If a user requires staff assistance, they must indicate this during the reservation process.

Usage & Materials

  1. Users must provide their own materials, that are compatible with the Cricut Explore Air 2 machine. Compatible materials include paper, cardstock, poster board, vinyl, iron-on, and other thin to medium-weight materials. Size should not exceed 12 inches by 24 inches.
  2. The library is not responsible for projects that do not come out as expected.
  3. Users should clean the surrounding work area after use.


  1. Users must follow all safety guidelines provided during the training session.
  2. The machine should not be left unattended while in operation.
  3. Users should immediately report any issues or malfunctions to library staff.


  1. The library is not responsible for any injuries or damages incurred while using the Cricut machine.
  2. Users who damage the machine due to negligence or misses may be held responsible for repair or replacement costs.

Violation of Guidelines

  1. Library staff have the right to deny the use of the Cricut machine to any individual who violates these guidelines.
  2. Failure to adhere to these guidelines may result in the suspension of Cricut privileges.