Hadley Branch Library ideaLAB

The Hadley Branch Library ideaLAB in Denver, Colorado


The Hadley Branch Library ideaLAB is open year-round for drop in hours, five days a week. Some tools require a reservation, see below for details. 

  • Tuesday - Thursday 1 PM -5:30 PM
  • Friday & Saturday 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Closed Sunday & Monday

We also run virtual workshops and programs — be sure to check the events & classes calendar regularly! Activities and projects are also available online on our Instructables page and Youtube.


We also run workshops and programs — be sure to check the events & classes calendar regularly!

What's available in the Hadley ideaLAB?

  • Music Studio, with audio interface, monitors, MIDI controller and condenser microphone
    • Reserve time in the audio recording studio by calling 720-865-0170 or by talking to any Hadley staff member.
  • 2 Macs, 2 PCs with Adobe Creative Cloud and other modeling and design software
  • Sewing machine
  • Lulzbot Mini 3D printer - Lulzbot Mini 3D printer (by reservation)
    • Use of the 3D printer in the ideaLAB requires a reservation. To make a reservation call the branch at 720-865-0170 or talk to a staff member inside the branch. Appointments are limited to 1 session per person per week. Reservations can be made up to two weeks in advance
  • Digital embroidery machine (coming soon!)
  • Cricut cutting machine
  • Soldering iron
  • Wacom Intuos pen tablet
  • Assorted hand tools (screwdrivers, pliers, specialized driver sets)
  • and much more - come visit us!