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The Launch Pad

What is a MakerSpace?

A comfortable and collaborative space that promotes creativity and innovation.
Learn New Skills - Try New Technologies - Create Art

Come visit us.

Our skilled instructors are there to demonstrate and assist you with:
Recording Studio usage, 3D Printing and Crafts

Schedule a group visit.

Read the Recording Studio Procedures.

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3D Printing

Interested in Using our 3D Printers? Make an appointment with a Tech Trainer at the Central Library to become certified. After certification, use our 3D Printers indpendently any time the Launch Pad is staffed.


Request an Appointment Today:
1. Phone: Call 716-858-8900
2. Online: Book at Technology Trainer
3. In Person: At the Central Library
Information Services Desk


3D printing is just 5¢ a Gram for Materials!

Read our 3D Printing Procedures.


Recording Studios

Drop by, compose a song, create a video, share your own music or record a podcast
using professional audio and video equipment.

Software & Equipment Available:
• GarageBand, Logic Pro X, Ableton Live 10

• Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Etc.
• Condenser Microphones, Electric Guitar & Bass, MIDI Keyboards, Drums, HD Photo & Video Cameras


Upcoming Programs

(no registration required)

VR for All: Tilt Brush Art Showcase
Every Thursday from 3 - 7 pm
Maker Tuesday – Design A Board Game
Tuesday, September 4, 3-5 pm
Glitch Art Workshop
Saturday, September 7, 12-3 pm
Maker Tuesday: Friendship Bracelets
Tuesday, September 11, 3-5 pm
Take Apart Party
Friday, September 14, 11:30-1:30 pm
Maker Tuesday: Night Lights
Tuesday, September 18, 3-5 pm
Maker Tuesday: Fall Leaf Litter Garlands
Tuesday, September 25, 3-5 pm
3D Modelling Workshop with TynkerCAD
Friday, September 28, 3-5 pm

Launch Pad Open Hours

Monday 9 – 5
Tuesday 9 – 5
Wednesday 9 – 5
Thursday 9 – 7:30
Friday 9 – 5
Saturday 9 – 5

*Sunday hours for the remainder of 2018 run from September 9 through December 30.