Innovation Center

Due to high demand, patrons are encouraged to book an appointment to use the Innovation Center. Book your appointment online.

Equipment

Equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Patrons may bring their own materials, though staff must approve them before usage. Library cards are required to purchase materials, cost of materials purchased from the Innovation Center are added to the patron's library card as a fee. The library card owner must be present to purchase materials.

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Equipment

Equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Patrons may bring their own materials, though staff must approve them before usage. Library cards are required to purchase materials, cost of materials purchased from the Innovation Center are added to the patron's library card as a fee. The library card owner must be present to purchase materials.

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3D Printing

We accept 3D print requests from GPL cardholders. There is a maximum of two prints per household per week and limited to six hours or less. Your file must be sent via email. Wait times will vary and we do not print on demand. Once 3D prints are completed, patrons will be contacted, and the item requested will be available for pick-up behind the Circulation Desk.

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3D Printing

We accept 3D print requests from GPL cardholders. There is a maximum of two prints per household per week and limited to six hours or less. Your file must be sent via email. Wait times will vary and we do not print on demand. Once 3D prints are completed, patrons will be contacted, and the item requested will be available for pick-up behind the Circulation Desk.

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Due to high demand, patrons are encouraged to book an appointment to use the Innovation Center. Book your appointment online.

Patrons using the Innovation Center are required to read the guidelines and sign the Usage Agreement/Liability Waiver.

Due to high demand, use of the Innovation Center will be by appointment only beginning November 21. Book your appointment online here.

Patrons using the Innovation Center are required to read the guidelines and sign the Usage Agreement/Liability Waiver.

FAQs

  • Due to high demand, use of the Innovation Center will be by appointment only beginning November 21. Book your appointment online here. The Innovation Center is open during the following hours: Sunday: 2-4 PM* Monday: Noon-8 PM Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: Noon-8 PM Thursday: Noon-8 PM Friday: 10 AM-4 PM** Saturday: 10 AM-4 PM *Software Sundays are quiet hours for laptop use only. Equipment will not operate to accommodate patrons with auditory sensitivities. **The Innovation Center will be closed for staff training the second Friday of each month.
  • Anyone with a Glenview Public Library card.

  • First, you have to learn the design software associated with each piece of equipment. Then you will be able to create print ready files and use the equipment.

  • Use of equipment is on a first come first serve basis. 

  • Yes, reach out to us for a 1:1 Appointment. Once we hear your project idea we can make suggestions and help you get started.

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