Blake idea lab

  • Children play on the new Lego Bricks wall

The Blake Library idea lab opened in November 2017. Its do-it-yourself, makerspace theme focuses on innovation and preservation and is specifically designed for multigenerational engagement. This idea lab is the perfect venue to gain hands-on experimentation by means of various technologies. 

It includes a wide range of dynamic resources for imaginative creation, including a 3D printer, state-of-the-art microfilm scanner, custom embroidery machine, analog-to-digital conversion equipment, and an interactive Lego™ Wall!  

Equipment for In-Library Use:

  • Lego™ Wall
  • Microfilm Scanner
  • Sewing / Embroidery Machine*
  • Cricut Explore Air 2
  • Ellison Die Cut
  • Collaborative Conference Table
  • 3D Printer

*Designated equipment requires an idea lab card and waiver sticker.