Innovation Center

The Innovation Center is a collaborative makerspace for all ages to learn, explore, and make using digital design, fabrication equipment, hands-on tools, and lots of creativity. Develop skills in 2D design, 3D printing and modeling, fiber arts, coding, electronics, and more while working on your own project or taking a program.


Meet Your Expert

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


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

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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 virtually for a one-on-one consultation that guides you through the design process. Then we’ll make the item and hold it for pickup. Consultation covers software usage and creation for the laser cutter, vinyl cutter, and 3D printer.

To schedule an appointment, email innovationdesk@glenviewpl.org.


Frequently Asked Questions

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


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