All DCoL locations will open at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18 due to icy conditions.

The Innovation Lab (makerspace for adults)

Space with people using maker equipment and an assortment of small 3d-printed objects on some of the tables

This week’s hours

Open for viewing only

Stop by during these hours to see our equipment and say hi to our STEAM staff!

*Hours subject to change*

Sunday Closed Monday (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) Closed Tuesday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Wednesday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thursday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Friday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Saturday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

The Innovation Lab is a place for adults and older youth to explore and create in various physical and digital fields. Come here for 3D printing and modeling, laser cutting, coding, robotics, digital design, and more! This space includes technology and other resources to aid you in your innovative endeavors.

We offer weekly programs in subjects like crafts, coding, and design. Our programming is designed to foster empowerment, creativity, and other life skills.

Equipment

Here’s some of the technology offered in the Innovation Lab:

3D printing

Create physical 3D models from digital files with printers that melt and extrude plastic layer-by-layer.

Drilling machines

Machines that can engrave and/or cut heavier materials such as plastic, wood, and PVC.

Laser cutter / heavy-cutting machine

An easy-to-use machine that can cut, score, and/or engrave many different heavier materials such as wood, cardboard, and some plastics.

Cricut and Cameo / light-cutting machines

Do-it-yourself machines that cut a wide variety of lighter materials such as papers, vinyl, and fabric.

Poster printer

High-quality prints for all of your poster needs.

Sewing machine

A machine for all of your stitching, fixing, and fabric creation needs. SINGER 4423, 15.5 x 6.25 x 12 inches

Equipment tutorial videos

See all STEAM services videos >

Photo courtesy of Mark Herboth Photography LLC