Welcome to the Idea Lab

Location: 95th Street Library

Available for Naperville Public Library Cardholders, North Central College Students and High School Students of School Districts 203 and 204.

Drop-in sessions: Lab Assistant will be available to help.

Tuesdays: 7PM - 8:30PM
Wednesdays: 10AM - 12PM; 4PM - 6PM
Saturdays: 12 - 2:45PM

Please note: Drop-in session canceled: July 23rd from 4-6pm

What can I do in the Idea Lab?

  • Use our 3-D scanner to scan in an item and use our design software to modify the image.
  • Print a 3-D object of your own design or existing online designs. Submit this form to request a print job.
  • Convert your VHS tapes, DVD's, vinyl records and cassette tapes into digital files and archive your family history.
  • Use Adobe Premiere Elements to edit and enhance your videos.
  • Create and play music using GarageBand.
  • Use Adobe Creative Suite to design web pages, create digital art, and so much more!
  • Check out our Wacom Bamboo tablet to draw cartoons or create art.
  • Use ScanSnap to quickly convert multiple photos into digital format.
  • Convert your slides and negatives into digital format and preserve your memories.
  • Use Adobe Photoshop Elements to organize, document, and enhance your photos.
  • Program in Java, C++, Visual Basic, Scratch and more!
  • Create podcasts using our professional microphone.
  • Check out our Green Screen to enhance your business video.

…and share it all with your family, friends, and more.