Montbello Branch Library ideaLAB

Examples of people working and making in the Montbello ideaLAB.


The Montbello ideaLAB is located in the Montbello Branch Library and is open year-round, and our open lab hours are all ages:

  • Monday-Tuesday 3 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday-Friday 1 p.m.-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 inside of 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
  • 4 workstations - 2 PC, 2 Mac - with Adobe Creative Cloud and other design software
  • 8 Chromebooks
  • 2 iPads
  • Digital embroidery machine
  • Wacom Intuos drawing tablet
  • LittleBits classroom kit
  • MakeyMakeys
  • 2 Cricut cutting machines
  • Lego basic bricks
  • 2 sewing machines
  • 4 Arduino microcontrollers and assorted accessories
  • Soldering iron
  • and much more - come visit us!

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