Innovation Fest

Saturday, November 13, 11 AM-3 PM

Discover all that GPL has to offer, from equipment for fabricating one-of-a-kind creations and technology to spark your imagination to programs that will motivate and inspire you. Sponsored by the Friends of the Glenview Public Library.

Find Library resources and staff picks from Creativebug here.


Get Inspired: Maker Presentations

Drop in for presentations from fellow makers to help spark new ideas.

Angela Morano: Milliner & Teaching Artist

Noon-12:45 PM • Community Room East

Angela Morano presents her work from the last decade as a professional milliner, or hat maker, and shares her experiences as a teaching artist in Chicago.

Using Spatial Computing for Everything from Baking to Beekeeping

1:30-2:15 PM • Community Room East

Artist/designer Mark Creasy uses virtual reality and makerspace tools to rapid-prototype art, food shapes, home goods, and beekeeping tools. Join us as he demonstrates how to capture, create, and share 3D spaces using tools you might already have.


Create & Learn

Meet the Innovation Center

Meet our Innovation Staff and get demos on some of the equipment, including the 3D Printer, Embroidery Machine, and Laser Engraver.

Library of Things Showcase • Lobby East

Learn more about our collection of non-traditional items that are available to check out. View the entire collection here.

Demos: Record player, oculus virtual reality headset, instant mini camera, ring light, karaoke machine, metal detector, pen tablet, games, and more!

Card-Making, Button-Making, and Embroidery • Community Room West

Get creative and take your project home.

GBS High School Engineering Projects

View projects created by students enrolled in the GBS engineering program.


For the Mini-Makers

Visit Youth Services for building activities, a photobooth, and sphero race course.


Library Resources

Feeling creative? Try using some of these Library resources and staff recommendations to get started on your own project.

Staff Recommendations from Creativebug