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Collaboratory

The Collaboratory will be closed from 1:30pm-2:30pm Tuesday, March 5 for a staff meeting.

The Collaboratory is the library's makerspace, located on the 2nd floor. 

Drop in to use the library’s makerspace during our open hours. If you would like to use the Digital Media Lab or Digitization Room, we recommend making an appointment

HOURS:
The Collaboratory, Digital Media Lab, and Digitization Room are available during the following days/times: 

Sunday & Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday-Thursday: 10am - 8pm; also closed 1:30 - 2:30pm the first Tuesday of the month for staff meeting
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm

Please note that no projects are run 30 minutes before closing.

Questions about the Collaboratory's ham radio? Read all about it here. 


Using the Collaboratory

You can use the Collaboratory to create, build, personalize, and more. If you need help, our staff can provide assistance. Use of equipment is first come, first served. Wait times to use the equipment may be one to several hours. View our list of equipment here.

If you would like to purchase materials from us, you will need a library card registered with us, in good standing. If you prefer to use your own materials, they must be approved by our Collaboratory staff first. Please bring the material's SDS sheet with you.

You must be 11 or older to use the Collaboratory, Digitization Room, and the DML without an adult, and be 12 or older if you are monitoring those under the age of 11.


Digitization and Digital Media Lab Appointments

Anyone may make an appointment to use the Digitization Room or the Digital Media Lab. 

Appointments begin and end on time. If you do not show within 30 minutes of your scheduled time and do not notify us that you will be late, your appointment will be canceled and made available to others. We do not accept appointment requests via voicemail or email.

Digitization Appointments

The Peltz Digitization Room will allow you to digitize your old VHS tapes, slides, photos, cassettes, vinyl, and 8/Super8/16mm film and more. Visit the Peltz Digitization Room page for full details and rules and to make an appointment.

Digital Media Lab Appointments

The Peltz Digital Media Lab will allow you to record and edit audio and video media. Visit the Peltz Digital Media Lab page for full details and rules and to make an appointment.