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a creative space where you're invited to Do, Make, Learn!

The DML is a creative technology studio with top-of-the-line software and equipment that will allow you to create high-quality projects in many different media. 

Learn more about what's in the DML and how you can use it.

Do, Make, Learn -- Monthly Skill-Building Projects

Creativity and technologyEach month the DML will feature a project that will help you learn a new skill. You can reserve the DML at a time that works for you, and instructions for that month's project and any related materials you'll need will be found in the Lab. However, if you feel you'd like some help with the project, we'll have a time each week when a staff member will be available to answer your questions and provide assistance. Video greeting cards, professional logos, and DIY origami are just some project examples. Check our online calendar monthly for information about each month's project.

  • Wednesdays, 4 - 5 p.m.
  • Open to all ages
  • Registration not required

The project for March will be Photobooth Tag.  Use Apple's Photobooth app and funny effects to make you and your partner laugh. Whoever laughs first/most must allow his or her partner to make a funny post on social media.


Tech GirlsTech Girls

We invite girls in 5th-8th grade to explore STEAM concepts and have fun embracing their nerdy sides in our Digital Media Lab! Each month we'll complete hour-long activities including coding, 3D printing, and more.

  • Thursday, April 9 -- 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Online registration is required each month. 


Open Digital Media Lab Hours

Need help with Photoshop?  Filming and editing videos?  Digitizing 35mm slides and photos?  Our DML will be staffed during Open DML Hours to aid you in your endeavors. 

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays  -- 2 - 4 p.m.
  • Open to all ages
  • No appointment necessary


Digitizing 102

Do you need to convert old 35mm slides? We’ve got you covered! Offered weekly, this class will show you the basics of slide conversion. Participants will leave with written instructions for transferring their own materials at their convenience. 

Tuesdays in March -- 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

To register for this class, call 708-798-0121 x292.

Limit 4 per class.


Arduino Power  Hour

“Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. It’s intended for anyone making interactive projects.”- Adults are welcome to tinker with our Arduino Experimentation Kits. We have LEDS, motors, sensors, & more!

  • Wednesdays, March 4, 11, 18 and 25 -- 6:30 p.m.
  • Online registration required
  • Limit 4 participants



Computer Use, Internet and Expected Patron Behavior policies are posted in the DML.

Food and Drink are not allowed at any time.

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