The Porter Branch Children’s Department will be closed January 22-February 12 for renovation.

Porter Branch will be closed February 3 for installation of the new shelving.

MakerLabs: STEM Exploration Spaces

MakerLabs: STEM Exploration Spaces

Our MakerLabs are for customers of all ages to enjoy hands-on learning with a variety of high and low-tech equipment.

Locations, Equipment, & Badging

MakerLab Information

About Our MakerLabs

What is a MakerLab and why do we have them?

MakerLab Hours & Locations

Visit one of our MakerLabs or Mobile MakerLabs. Schedules are subject to change.

Equipment & Software

From 3-D Printers to snap circuits, MakerLabs are stocked with the latest gadgets.

Fill Out a MakerLab Badging Form

Become proficient with MakerLab equipment so you can operate it on your own by earning a badge.

Learn More About the Badges You Can Earn!

Types of Badges

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IdeaSpace Coming Soon!

For the first time ever, you will be able to borrow technology to pursue your creative projects independently.

Where: 1616 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
When: Opening winter 2020

See our IdeaSpace page for more details!

Meet Pepper, The Robot

Pepper was made possible in partnership with

The Friends of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library

and by generous donations from:

- Platinum Level Sponsors -

University of Mary Washington

In Memory of Farzin Sadeghi

- Gold Level Sponsor -

Germanna Community College

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