The Workshop

"The Workshop" spelled with a microphone, spool of thread, and gear incorporated into the letters


The Workshop is a self-led space where you can explore, build, and create. Featuring an up-to-date makerspace and media studios, The Workshop is located on the 1st floor of the Main Library.

Available Services and Hours

The Workshop Lab 
Our makerspace. Make an appointment or drop-in during open hours:

  • Tuesday-Thursday 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

The Lab is closed Mondays and Fridays. Available to valid District cardholders. 

The workshop Lab is occasionally closed during drop-in hours for events. View upcoming Workshop events. 

Media Studios
Our conversion and audio recording studios are open during regular Library hours. The video recording studios will be open soon. Call 847-907-3600 x190 to make a reservation or book a studio online. Available to valid District cardholders. 

Featuring Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut, and other design software. Available during regular Library hours to any valid registered cardholder. 

Study Rooms
Study rooms are open during regular Library hours. Each has a digital display and a white board. Available to everyone. Valid District cardholders may reserve a room in advance; call 847-907-3600 x190 to make a reservation. 

Materials Price List

The Workshop is free to use. However, we do charge to use some materials. View materials and prices. 

Contact Us

Make a 1 on 1 appointment to get help with Workshop equipment.

Ask a question:
847-907-3600 x190

3D Printing

Submit a file to print. We will notify you when it's ready. 

Upcoming Events

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Milk Jug Bird Feeder

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Workshop Lab
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Cricut Design Space for Beginners

6:30pm - 8:00pm
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