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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 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.


Workstations, equipment, computer applications, and supplies are available for digitization, cutting, 3D printing, recording, sewing, and more.

New Member Orientation is required before equipment in the Innovation Lab can be used.

Reserve Equipment or Schedule an Appointment

To reserve equipment or schedule one-on-one appointments, call 651-266-7081.

Innovation Lab Equipment Orientation


Innovation Lab resources, events, and news.

The March/April 2019 Innovation Lab newsletter is now available.
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 are now available from the Foundation Center on topics such as fundraising, nonprofit boards, nonprofit law, proposal writing,…
Learn about the technology and equipment available in the lab and how you can use it.
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 -- Innovation Lab Makers at George Latimer Central Library -- to find out about events, meet members, and learn more.
This message is NOT just for Nancy who “replies all” to every office e-mail or “I don’t need a cell phone” Joe.
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, is…
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Bi-monthly news, events, and member profiles.
Take a look at some of the great projects created by Innovation Lab members.
Innovation Lab members have access to equipment and software available in the Lab.
Innovation Lab members have access to equipment and software available in the Lab. Membership is free! Find out more.
Keep up with the Friends of the Innovation Lab on Facebook. features online instructional videos covering software, technology, creative, and business skills. Free with your library card.
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