Innovation Center

The Innovation Center is a makerspace where everyone can learn, explore, and create in a collaborative open-ended environment where the possibilities are limitless, from fun social engagement, craft, and artistry to engineering, science, and entrepreneurship.


Meet Your Expert

Contact Library makerspace expert Deanna Musurlian with questions about the Innovation Center.


Frequently Asked Questions

Have more questions about the Innovation Center? Our FAQs may give you the answers.


Current Hours and Operations

The Innovation Center is not yet open to the public for walk-in use, because of public health guidelines, but it is providing virtual programming.


Virtual Tours & Programming

Check our virtual tours of the new Innovation Center! Then try our programs which combine physical objects created using maker equipment with virtual instruction on how to make them more customized.

Upcoming Virtual Programs

Calendar/Register


Equipment

Learn more about the equipment available in the Innovation Center and the cost of project materials.


Virtual 1:1 Appointments (ages 14+)

Have a project idea for the Innovation Center but don’t know how to get started? Meet with staff to guide you through the design process from start to finish. Chose from a virtual or in-person appointment. Virtual appointments cover design for 3D printing, vinyl cutting, and laser engraving/cutting. In person appointments include those subjects plus sewing and embroidery.

Cost: Charges are only for materials purchased from the library; patrons can also provide materials for certain projects at no charge

Click here to schedule an appointment.


Contact Us About the Innovation Center via email at innovationdesk@glenviewpl.org or phone 847-729-7500 ext. 3020.