Fredericksburg, Virginia, June 18, 2019 -
CRRL has been a longtime pioneer of offering Maker technology to customers in branches, including 3D printers and scanners, drawing tablets, coding equipment, and sewing machines. Hundreds of library customers have undergone training to earn certification badges allowing them to independently use the technology. Library staff will bring expertise in empowering technology exploration and learning to this new venture.
The ideaspace will be located at 1616 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, 22401, and be open 30-35 evening and weekend hours a week. The facility will include a digital media lab, drawing tablets, and 3D printing and scanning services. Library staff will provide access and training at no charge to the community.
The digital media lab will include video equipment:
- GoPro digital action videocamera
- Ultra HD camcorder
- 360 degree videocamera
- Pro video stabilizer
- Light kit and ring light
- Tripod dolly
and audio equipment:
- Launchpad track controller
- Directional and lavalier microphone
- Broadcast quality condenser microphone
- Hand-held four-track recorder
- 2-deck DJ controller
An opening date has not been set.