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Innovation Lab


Whether you are a tinkerer, entrepreneur, artist, hobbyist, inventor, or just plain curious, the Innovation Lab has something for you. 


Innovation Lab members have access to equipment and software available in the Lab.

To become a member of the Innovation Lab, you:

Must be at least 18 years old.

Have a library card registered with the Saint Paul Public Library and have less than $10 in outstanding fees.

Attend an orientation session to see demonstrations, learn about safety, reserving equipment, and scheduling one-on-one training.

Orientation Days

Attend an orientation to become a member and gain access to the Innovation Lab's equipment, software, and classes.

  • 1st Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  • 2nd & 4th Mondays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • 2nd Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


Innovation Lab resources, events, and news.

Learn New Skills with Lynda.com

If you are looking to get started on learning a new skill, or want to brush up on technologies you have learned in the past, Lynda.com is…

Knight Foundation invests $100,000 in Innovation Center

Six St. Paul initiatives focused on building community through arts, culture, education and outreach will share $2.15 million in grants.

Innovation Lab Newsletter for June-July 2019

The latest Innovation Lab newsletter, featuring Summer Sound Crew, Photo Walk, member interview, and calendar of events.

March/April 2019 Innovation Lab Newsletter

The March/April 2019 Innovation Lab newsletter is now available.

Jan/Feb 2019 Innovation Lab newsletter

The latest issue of the Innovation Lab newsletter has been published. Find out about new programs for the new year, meet Innovation Lab…

Free eBooks Available from Foundation…

Free eBooks are now available from the Foundation Center on topics such as fundraising, nonprofit boards, nonprofit law, proposal writing,…

Welcome to the Innovation Lab!

Learn about the technology and equipment available in the lab and how you can use it.

Meet Your Members: An Interview with Yana Komaritsa

The June-July 2018 issue of the Innovation Lab Newsletter features a brief interview with Innovation Lab member Yana Komaritsa.Describe…

Join Our Meetup Group

Join our Meetup group -- Innovation Lab Makers at George Latimer Central Library -- to find out about events, meet members, and learn more.

Innovation Lab Newsletter

Bi-monthly news, events, and member profiles.

Project Gallery

Take a look at some of the great projects created by Innovation Lab members.

Equipment and Software

Innovation Lab members have access to equipment and software available in the Lab.

Become A Member

Innovation Lab members have access to equipment and software available in the Lab. Membership is free! Find out more.

Friends of the Innovation Lab

Keep up with the Friends of the Innovation Lab on Facebook.

Learn New Skills with Lynda.com

Lynda.com features online instructional videos covering software, technology, creative, and business skills. Free with your library card.
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