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Idea Lab: Learn

Maker Guides

Learn about the technology available in the Idea Lab with Maker Guides. Each guide provides beginner level project ideas and learning resources. These resources have been meticulously compiled by your local librarian.

Maker Guides:

3D Printing

Audio Recording


Digital Photography

Idea Lab Software

Large Format Printer 

Maker Kits

Create, explore and discover with Idea Lab Maker Kits! Each kit has a theme with related learning resources and supplies. You can reserve a kit by calling any Erie County Public Library location or by placing a hold on our catalog.  

Available Kits

Jewelry Maker Kit

Printmaking Maker Kit

Knife Sharpening Maker Kit

Podcasting Kit

Cosplay Kit


Idea Lab Events