Watch a four-part series in Spanish that focuses on stories from Afro-Latinos. Presented by Baba the Storyteller. Geared for children ages 8 and older with their parents and caregivers. A Minnesota Le...
Join us to connect with your friendly librarians for a fun 30-minute storytime with books, rhymes and songs to support early literacy and reading readiness. Children ages 3 and older with their famili...
Learn how to write cover letters that catch the attention of search groups and resumes that emphasize your skills and experience, even if your job history doesn't seem like a perfect fit for the j...
Learn strategies for influencing your target audience with strong digital marketing. Discover ways to help your business restart after a shutdown and survive in difficult times, while laying the groun...
Discuss a variety of great books with other members of the community. This month’s title is Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Ande...
Engage in meaningful conversations about books with antiracist themes and build your understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion topics. This month’s title is Stony the Road: Reconstruction...
Discover your inner artist by decorating a Wescott Library parking spot with provided materials. This event is part of Eagan Art Block 2020, a collaborative arts series throughout the City of Eagan. V...
Use a small frame loom to create woven wearable art and explore how to customize your project with many different colors and weaving patterns. Learn how to add a ribbon crimp end and chain to fasten y...
Learn about Parts A, B, C and D of Medicare, additional insurance options, the enrollment process and options and the personal costs of the program. Hear about the donut hole and eligibility for extra...
Define your product, discover your target audience, make decisions about how you sell your work, and identify a budget and strategy for your artistic business. Presented by Springboard for the Arts. R...
Free use of equipment and software
All iLAB equipment and software is available for public use, free of charge.
Bring your own supplies
Many pieces of equipment will require you to bring your own supplies, such as fabric for use with the sewing machine. Work cannot be saved to library computers, so bring an external drive or storage device or be prepared to upload to a cloud-based service. For 3D printing, the library will supply the filament material needed to print your 3D model.
You don’t always need a library card
Most equipment doesn’t require a library card.
You will need a library card to use the following:
Wireless keyboard and mouse for Mac computers
Audio/video production pieces
You will need a library card and a driver’s license or state ID to use the following:
Creative drawing tablet
iLAB workstations can be reserved for use during most library open hours, but will close 30 minutes before library closing time, so staff can do maintenance and assist in other areas of the building.
Take a tour
To enquire about tours for individuals or groups, please call the library of the iLAB location you’d like to visit. Tours can be given during most iLAB open times if staff is available.
Meeting Room List
Meeting rooms are available to the general public at all branch locations.