The Launch Pad


Mission Statement

The Launch Pad is your space to explore, play, create and collaborate. Embark on a journey of discovery and possibility through hands-on learning where all you need is your imagination. Curiosity starts here.


Beginning April 2

Hours of Operation   Digital Media Labs  
Monday-Friday 1-8 pm Monday-Friday 1-7:30 pm (last reservation 7 pm)
Saturday 10 am-4 pm Saturday 10 am-3:30 pm (last reservation 3 pm)
Sunday 1-4 pm Sunday 1-3:30 pm (last reservation 3 pm)



Digital Media Labs

Digital Media LabsThe Digital Media Labs are located inside The Launch Pad. Indian Trails cardholders in good standing exclusively can reserve The Archiving Station, The Editing Lab or The Sound Lab and use all of the equipment available.

Click here to make your reservation.


Book a Maker Form

Interested in earning your independent working certification on our embroidery, sewing or vinyl cutter machines? Or maybe you have a project idea, but just need some guidance. Simply fill out this form and one of our Makers will reach out to you to book an appointment to work together.


Submit a 3D Print Job

Use this form to send us your 3D print job file. Follow the instructions on the form, and we'll get your print started for you. We can't wait to see what you've created!



Handouts & Resources


Launch Pad Equipment List

These tools are available to use in The Launch Pad. Tools marked with an asterisk (*) are coming soon. Email us at if you have questions about specific items on the list.


Preferred Materials List

If you'd like to use your own material in one of our machines, it must be pre-approved by a Launch Pad staff member before you arrive. Email us at for approval and more information.


Launch Pad Price List

Looking for materials to build your next creation? Check this list to see what items are available for purchase for registered library cardholders.


3D Print Resources


Laser Cutter Resources



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Contact Us

Email our Launch Pad staff at or call 847.279.2277.