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.

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. 

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 valid District cardholders. 

Contact Us

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

Ask a question:
847-907-3600 x190

Holiday Gifts

Check out our ready-to-make Holiday Gifts!

3D Printing

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

Upcoming Events

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

Intro to Programming in Python

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Computer Lab
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Basics

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Computer Lab