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TechZone Tour

2024-03-09 15:00:00 2024-03-09 16:00:00 America/New_York TechZone Tour TechZone is the Library’s makerspace — a place for making, learning, exploring, and sharing. Attend this very informative tour to learn about the equipment and machines. Register on Feb 17, 2024. Main Library - TechZone

Saturday, March 09
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-03-09 15:00:00 2024-03-09 16:00:00 America/New_York TechZone Tour TechZone is the Library’s makerspace — a place for making, learning, exploring, and sharing. Attend this very informative tour to learn about the equipment and machines. Register on Feb 17, 2024. Main Library - TechZone

Main Library

TechZone

TechZone is the Library’s makerspace — a place for making, learning, exploring, and sharing. Attend this very informative tour to learn about the equipment and machines. Register on Feb 17, 2024.

Register online, in person, or by phone at 330.643.9145.

TechZone is open to artists, entrepreneurs, small business owners, hobbyists, and creative types of all kinds. We have a variety of tools available for free or at little cost. Some examples include recording studios, laser engraver, vinyl printer, digital media studio, design computers, button/magnet maker, media transfer station, and more.

Creating something yourself is what a makerspace is all about. You have the idea. We have the tools. This tour will bring your ideas to reality.  

Dates, times: March 9 and April 13, 3 pm.

This program requires registration. 

Please cancel if you cannot attend the class after registration. You can do so online via the email confirmation received at the time of registration or by calling the Electronic Services Division at 330.643.9145.

For more assistance or further reading, check out these resources:

To get 1 on 1 help using the machine, please click on this link to schedule an appointment with one of our staff members.
Click here to view a complete list of upcoming computer and technology classes at the library.
Visit www.akronlibrary.org/tz to learn about our equipment available in TechZone@Main.

AGE GROUP: | Teen | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Maker & DIY | Job Skills & Career | Education | Art & Crafts |

TAGS: | TechZone | makerspace | DIY |

Main Library

Phone: 330.643.9000
Branch manager
Michael Bianchi

Hours
Mon, Apr 15 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Apr 16 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Apr 17 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Apr 18 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Apr 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 20 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 21 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Main Library, located in the heart of downtown Akron, combines compelling public space with meaningful and relevant public library services for all members of our community. Since opening in 2004, the downtown library welcomes more than one million visitors each year.

Subject divisions include: Business, Government & Science, Culture & AV, Magazines & Newspapers, Special Collections (local history & genealogy), TechZone@Main, Teen, and a 12,000 square feet Children's Library.

Special services available at Main Library include: a Patent & Trademark Resource Center; U.S. Passport and Notary services; a Microbusiness Center; a Maker Space; a resource lab for early childhood educators; and regularly scheduled computer training classes. Also available at Main Library are more than 125 public access computers, color photocopiers/printers, laminating, scanning, faxing, and free Wi-Fi.

Specialized spaces include a 425-seat auditorium, public meeting rooms, and a used bookstore. An interior glass block walkway leads to a 600-space parking garage owned by the City of Akron. An outdoor amphitheater and landscaped park complete the complex.

Upcoming Events

Sun, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium,Meeting Room 3

Mon, Apr 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Tue, Apr 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Computer Lab 1
This event is full

Wed, Apr 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room 2AB
This event is full

Wed, Apr 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Apr 24, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Thu, Apr 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Quiet Study Room 1

Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Apr 25, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room 1

Thu, Apr 25, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Quiet Study Room 1

Thu, Apr 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room 2AB,Meeting Room 3,Atrium,Auditorium

Thu, Apr 25, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Computer Lab 1
This event is full

Thu, Apr 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Apr 25, 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Apr 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room 2AB

Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Tue, Apr 30, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Computer Lab 1
This event is full

Wed, May 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, May 01, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, May 02, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, May 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Computer Lab 1

Thu, May 02, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, May 02, 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Fri, May 03, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, May 04, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Auditorium

Mon, May 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Tue, May 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TechZone

Tue, May 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Computer Lab 1
This event is full

Wed, May 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, May 08, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, May 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
This event is full

Wed, May 08, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Atrium

Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, May 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TechZone

Thu, May 09, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, May 09, 6:15pm - 8:00pm

Fri, May 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Atrium,Auditorium

Sat, May 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sat, May 11, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Atrium,Auditorium,Garden Trio Corridor,Meeting Room 1,Meeting Room 2AB,Meeting Room 3

Mon, May 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, May 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, May 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom

Wed, May 15, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, May 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, May 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, May 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TechZone
Registration opens Thursday, April 25 2024 at 12:00am

Thu, May 16, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, May 16, 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, May 18, 10:00am - 1:30pm
Atrium,Auditorium,Meeting Room 1,Meeting Room 2AB,Meeting Room 3

Sat, May 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Atrium,Auditorium

Mon, May 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Tue, May 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Computer Lab 1
This event is full