Genius Lab Open

Our new makerspace is open for business. Check out the 3D printer! 

Make your creative visions come alive in our new Genius Lab, an innovation and creation laboratory! This mini-makerspace on the Library’s second floor provides computers, equipment and software to empower patrons to make their visions a reality. Patrons can do everything from edit a video they shoot in the room to create a vinyl monogram label for a gift to convert their VHS tapes to DVDs.

Lab Hours

  • Tuesdays 4 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursdays 1 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays  noon – 3 p.m.
  • and by appointment

The Genius Lab includes equipment for a variety of uses.

Sound:

  • 3 mixing/recording headphones
  • 2 Blue Yeti Pro mics
  • 2 pop filters
  • LP/Cassette to MP3/CD converter

Photo and Video:

  • 1 photo studio – soft lights, 3 backdrops – chroma key green, black and white
  • GoPro
  • VHS to DVD converter

Computing and Digital Editing:

  • 2 27” iMacs
  • High performance PC with 24-inch monitor
  • 1 Canon extra large printer (prints up to 13” x 19”)
  • 3 Wacom Intuos Pro tablets
  • Adobe Creative Suite on all computers
  • Collaboration station (table with power outlets + smart share TV)

Fabrication:

  • 3D Printer
  • Cricut digital die-cut machine
  • Lightbox
  • Paper cutter

Although use of the equipment will be free to patrons, nominal materials fees may apply. The Genius Lab was made possible by a grant from the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation.