The Workshop

The Workshop

 

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.

The Workshop Lab

Makerspace's drop-in hours:

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

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

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

Materials Price List

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

Media Studios

Our conversion, audio, and video recording studios are open during regular Library hours. Call 847-907-3600 x190 to make a reservation or book a studio online. Available to all valid District and reciprocal cardholders. 

Contact Us

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

Ask a question:
workshop@palatinelibrary.org
847-907-3600 x190

Send us a file for you DIY project.

3D Printing

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

Workshop Equipment

The Workshop Lab has a variety of Equipment available to use.

Learn more about the Equipment.

Find templates for our Equipment.

The Workshop Passport

Earn rewards with your passport this fall! 

Now through December, learn your way around The Workshop Lab and get ready for the holiday season! Stop by for a passport activity sheet with various projects so that you can learn how to use our equipment. Check off all six activities to get a coupon to use on your next Workshop project.

Discover what you can create in The Workshop today!

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Inkscape for Beginners

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Workshop Lab
Open
Registration
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sewing Activity: Drawstring Bag

10:00am - 12:00pm
Workshop Lab
Filled
Registration
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sewing Activity: Drawstring Bag

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Workshop Lab
Open
Registration