Creative Lab

Think it, then, create it in Twinsburg Public Library's Creative Lab. This lab is a reservable, soundproof room that houses all sorts of equipment that grants patrons access to technologies for recording sound and video, altering images, and analog to digital conversion.

Who can use the Creative Lab?

Library cardholders 12 and older may use the Lab. Cardholders 11 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Cardholders ages 12-17 must have a parental permission form submitted and on file. All users must also complete the registration form for their respective age and have a note on their library card indicting the form was completed. Registration forms for both age groups are listed below.

How do you reserve the Creative Lab?

The Creative Lab can be reserved in-person at the computer lab or over the phone by calling (330) 425-4268 ext. 4. The room may only be reserved if you have completed and submitted the registration form.

How far in advance can you reserve the Creative Lab?

You can make a reservation for the Creative Lab up to a week in advance.

Are there any time limits for using the Creative Lab?

You may reserve the Creative Lab for a maximum of 8 hours a week.

What equipment and software are available in the Creative Lab?

The Creative Lab has equipment available for audio and video recording. It also contains an iMac equipped with the software needed for creation, including Apple software like iMovie and GarageBand as well as Adobe Creative Cloud. Other technology includes:

  • Brother sewing and embroidery machine
  • Cricut Explore Air
  • 27" hot laminator
  • 3D Simo 3D pens
  • Diva ring light
  • Analog to digital conversion (cassettes, vinyl, VHS)
  • Cricut Maker
  • Cricut Heat Press

    Is there a charge to use the Creative Lab?

    The room is free to use. The Library Reserves the right to issue a charge for any repairs or cleaning.

    Prices for Materials:

  • Lamination: 0.20 cents per linear foot
  • Vinyl sheeting for Cricut: 0.50 cents per sheet
  • Bobbins for sewing machine: $1.00 per bobbin

    Can I schedule a Computer Coach for using the Creative Lab?

    Yes. Fill out the Creative Lab Coaching Request Form, and we will set up an appointment with you. Please note: standard Computer Coach Policies apply.

    Is there anything else you should know?

    Yes. Please be aware of our Creative Lab Procedures document. All persons who use the Creative Lab are expected to follow the policies outlined in this document. The Library reserves the right to deny reservations to those that do not follow these policies and expected behaviors repeatedly.