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Button Maker Guide

The Claremont Colleges Library owns two button presses for making 1" or 2.25" pins and/or magnets. This guide demonstrates how to use the button makers.

Making Buttons

Button Maker Policies

Thanks for your interest in the library's button maker!


  • We provide enough supplies to make about 50 buttons.

  • The button maker can be reserved for up to three days at a time.

  • Each user may check out the button maker and supply kit twice per academic year. Users are welcome to borrow the button maker additional times if they provide their own supplies.

  • Please allow up to two business days to process your button maker request.

  • Questions? Please email