Build-A-Lab: Digital Projects in Highland Park, IL


This recording is number three of a five-part online series highlighting Digital Media Labs and Makerspaces in public libraries across America. Digital Media Labs provide library patrons with a space where they may use various digital media technologies that support their educational, professional, and personal goals and endeavors. Labs include equipment and software. Patrons can create, design, restore and share: videos, images, music, websites, presentations, animations, digital art, physical objects, eBooks, podcasts, and much more.

Discover. Capture. Share. Topics:

  • What inspired the library to obtain a media lab
  • List of equipment
  • Possible classes/training offered to the community
  • How the community has responded to the lab (attendance, project successes, etc.)

Instructor: Chad Clark | New Media Librarian | Highland Park Public Library, Illinois

Service Population: 30,000

Series: Build-A-Lab