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Service Alert

The Bellevue/William O. Lockridge Library is closed temporarily for major repairs to the HVAC system. Work has begun and additional parts have been ordered to complete the repairs. The library will reopen once the repairs are complete. The book drop will be locked. Due dates and hold expiration dates will be extended. 


Arthur Capper TechExpress is closed for critical repairs to the HVAC system. The Department of General Services has completed their assessment, identified the issue and ordered the necessary parts. Once the parts arrive, they will require two days to complete the repairs. The earliest that TechExpress will open is Monday, July 1. The Book Return will remain locked. Available holds have been transferred to the Northeast Library. Expiration dates have been extended.

Completing a Labs Participant Release Form (bring active library card and valid government issued photo ID) and reviewing Safety Guidelines are required before participating in the Fabrication Lab.

Completing a machine Intro is prerequisite to using Fabrication Lab machinery. Fabrication Lab equipment may require a brief orientation at the beginning of your first appointment.

3-D Printing

Learn how to use the Ultimaker 3-D Printer in an hour+ intro class. After the machine intro, you will be eligible to reserve time on the Fabrication Lab's 3-D printers. Please arrive promptly at the start time of the class to ensure participation.

Schedule a 3-D Printing Intro.

Cricut Reservation

You must provide materials for your project. Examples include vinyl, heat transfer vinyl and cardstock.

Schedule a 2-hour DIY Cricut Reservation.

Laser Cutter

Learn how to use of the Fabrication Lab's laser cutters. After the intro, you will be eligible to reserve time on one of the laser cutters. Please arrive promptly at the start time of the class to ensure participation. If you are more than 5 minutes late, you will be turned away from the class. You must wear closed-toe shoes in the Fabrication Lab.

Schedule a Laser Cutter Intro.

Sewing Machine Reservation

Tool Library DIY Space

The Tool Library DIY space is open on a trial basis on Sundays. The space is available by reservation only. 

  • Occupancy is capped at two (2) library users at a time. 
  • 90-minute slot increments on Sundays. Users can make up to three appointments a month. 
  • Users can bring in a limited variety of non-powered hand tools from home to use in the space alongside the tool library items. 
  • Library users will inform staff when they are done using the space. Staff will inspect tools and return items to their proper storage location. 

Learn More and Schedule a Tool Library DIY Space Reservation

Other Lab Programs

Attend a Labs program.

If appointments are not available, the event is full or not yet open for registration. The schedule only shows the next 30 days

Type: DIY/Makers
The Labs space showing three long tables with stools and sewing machines

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