3D Printer Orientation

This event requires registration.
You can register by visiting our website at: or by calling us at the library at 832-937-7800.

This orientation session will introduce participants to 3D printing services in the library. Those completing the class will then be able to schedule time to use the printer after receiving hands-on training.
Class size is limited.

Recommended for ages 8 - adult. Participants under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult/guardian.

If you have any questions, please call us at 832-927-7800.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Tinkering with Tinkercad

tinkercadJoin us March 15, 2018 at 6:00 PM for Tinkering with TINKERCAD. At this program you will learn about making 3D designs to print on a 3D Printer.  After you have created your design, join us back in the Computer Lab on Saturday, March 17 at 2:30 PM for a 3D Printer Orientation. This orientation session will introduce participants to 3D printing services in the library.

"Making" Progress at HCPL

Maker Central

Many visitors at the recent Houston Maker Faire were surprised and excited to learn that more HCPL branch locations are offering 3D printers and laser cutters for public use.  You may have noticed the "Maker Central" banner on the main library webpage - this is the name we've given to our expanding services.  By following the link from the main page, you can learn more about the machines available for use including 3D printers, laser cutters, a CNC mill and vinyl cutters.  You can sign up for a Maker Central account and start earning badges to gain use privileges by attending orientation classes for these tools.

TeenMakers: Learn Origami!

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and we're celebrating! During our TeenMakers program, from 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM, we will be learning the art of origami. Due to limited supplies this is a ticketed program with tickets available beginning at 3:15 PM. 

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