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Maker Experiences

What is a makerspace? It's a learning environment for people to connect with others and create meaningful projects, using technologies and other tools that might not be easily accessible. Here are three types of maker experiences currently offered at your Library. 

Adult Services

Your public library offers materials, services, and programs designed to meet a variety of needs throughout adult life.  Whether you are just entering the "real world", coming back to the Library as a new parent, re-entering the workforce, or ready to retire and enjoy the future, the Library has something for you!

Idea Box

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library encourages visitors to get “creatively messy”
with free access to tools to design,quote The Idea Bob helped me make a dream a reality quote build and co-create. Inside a glass room in Main Library in uptown Charlotte, you’ll hear the whirring of machines. It’s the sound of learning and comes from Idea Box, a makerspace that opened to the public in 2015.

Services

Through 20 locations, targeted outreach and online, the Library delivers exceptional services and programs, with a mission to create a community of readers and empower individuals with free access to information and the universe of ideas. Here are highlights of services you can find at your library.