Montbello Branch Library ideaLAB

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The Montbello ideaLAB is located in the Montbello Branch Library and is open year-round, with different hours for different ages. Summer hours (June 4-August 18):

  • Kids (ages 8-11): Monday-Thursday 12-2 p.m.
  • Teens (ages 12-19): Monday-Thursday 3:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Adults: Wednesday 6-8 p.m.
  • All Ages: Friday 3:30-5:30 p.m.


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

What's available in the Montbello ideaLAB?

The Montbello lab is fully equipped to help you produce digital media - movies, audio, digital images, and more - and filled with tools to help both kids and adults start tinkering and making.

Equipment available:

  • Lulzbot Mini 3D printer - please see the 3D printing FAQ for more information on how 3D printing works at the Montbello ideaLAB
  • Music Studio, with audio interface, monitors, MIDI controller and condenser microphone
  • iMac
  • 6 workstations with Adobe Creative Cloud and other design software
  • 10 Chromebooks
  • 2 iPads
  • Flatbed scanner
  • Wacom Intuos drawing tablet
  • LittleBits classroom kit
  • MakeyMakeys
  • Cricut Explore Air 
  • Lego basic bricks
  • Sewing machine
  • 4 Arduino microcontrollers and assorted accessories
  • Soldering iron
  • and much more - come visit us!

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