The Launch Pad


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!




Launch Pad 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

Reserve the Archiving Station, Editing Lab or Sound Lab and the equipment available in each area. Available to ITPLD or reciprocal borrowers, ages 9 and older, with library cards in good standing. Nonresidents must register home library cards at ITPLD prior to making a reservation. Make a reservation. Note: Your room may be unavailable if you arrive 15 minutes after your scheduled time.


Book a Maker Form

Complete this form to earn your independent working certification on the embroidery, sewing or vinyl cutter machines or get help with a project.


Submit a 3D Print Job

Use this form to send us your 3D print job file. Indian Trails Library card in good standing required. 


Handouts & Resources


A video library of tutorials for DIY crafters, creators, and artists. Includes patterns and some project lists.


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.