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Idea Lab | Create. Innovate. Learn. Discover.

3D Printing   Pottery   Tools   Poster Printing   Prices   Resources

Bob Kirby Branch

Monday — Thursday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Main Library

Monday — Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Work Areas — Bob Kirby Branch

Area 1

Pottery Wheels & Tools*
Die-Cutting Machine

Area 2

Sublimation Printer
Vinyl Cutter
Heat Press

*Attendance of a WCPL class or previous experience with similar equipment is required to use this machine.

Work Areas — Main Library

Area 1

Button Makers

Area 2

Sublimation Printer
Heat Press

New Guidelines for Usage


Social Distancing

Keep at least 6 feet of distance between you, other patrons, and library staff.

Limited Capacity

The capacity of the Idea Lab will be limited to 3 patrons at a time. Please call the Bob Kirby Branch or the Main Library to ensure availability.

Cleaning & Sanitizing

All used tools must be sanitized after use. A staff member will sanitize tables and computers between reservations.

All children 12 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times.

What is the Idea Lab?

The Idea Lab is WCPL’s makerspace. It serves as an extension of the library to allow community members to expand their hobbies and recreational activities with locations at the Bob Kirby Branch & the Main Library.

The Library cannot be held responsible for when files do not print/cut correctly, pottery breaks, etc.