Innovation & Digital Media Labs

Innovation & Digital Media Labs

HCPL Innovation Labs feature state-of-the-art maker machines including 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC mills, vinyl cutters, and more. Our Digital Media Labs let you create, and digitize your old media, and experiment with virtual reality. Each lab has a unique array of machines for public use. This page allows you to see what each one has to offer at a glance.

To get started making at HCPL, visit the Maker Central page.

Innovation Labs

Administrative Offices

5749 South Loop East
Houston TX 77033
Get directions
(713) 274-6600
Available Maker Equipment
  • 3D Printer: FlashForge 4 Pro
  • Filament Dry Cabinet: StatPro ADL-3D77
  • Laser Cutter: Epilog Mini 60 Watt 24x12 in.
  • Cricut Maker 9508
  • Vinyl Cutter: US Cutter SC2
  • Heat Press: Cricut Cup Press, and 12x10 in. Easy Press

Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library

16616 Diana Lane
Houston TX 77062
Get directions
(832) 927-5420
Available Maker Equipment
  • 3D Printers: Gigabot 4, Ultimaker 3, Prusa MINI+
  • CNC Mill: Carbide3D Nomad 883 Pro
  • Laser Cutter: Dremel Digilab LC40
  • Sewing Machine: Brother CS7000i
  • Cricut Maker 3
  • Vinyl Cutter: US Cutter MH 871-MK2
  • Heat Press: Super Deal Digital (clamshell) 15" x 15" and Cricut EasyPress 2 12" x 10"
  • Soldering station
  • Siglent 50 MHz Digital Oscilloscope SDS 1052DL
    Dr. Meter triple linear DC power supply HY3005F-3

Evelyn Meador Branch Library

2400 North Meyer Avenue
Seabrook TX 77586
Get directions
(281) 474-9142
Available Maker Equipment:
  • 3D Printer: Poly Printer 229
  • Laser Cutter: GlowForge Pro
  • Sewing Machines: Husqavarna Viking Emerald 116, and Brother SQ9185
  • Serger: Brother Designio DZ1234
  • Cricut Maker
  • CNC Milling Machine: Carbide 3D Nomad 3
  • Heat Press: Cricut Easy Press

Maker Events @ Evelyn Meador

Kingwood Branch Library

4400 Bens View Lane
Kingwood TX 77339
Get directions
(832) 927-7830
Available Maker Equipment
  • 3D Printers: Ultimaker 2+ and Ultimaker 3
  • Laser Cutter: Glowforge Pro
  • Cricut Maker
  • Heat Press: Cricut Easy Press 12x10
  • Vacuum Former: Mayku Formbox

Maker Events @ Kingwood

Lone Star College - Tomball Community Library

30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball TX 77375
Get directions
(832) 559-4200
Available Maker Equipment
  • 3D Printers: Lulzbot Taz Workhorse and Monoprice Maker Select v2
  • 3D Resin Printer: FormLabs Form 3
  • 3D Resin Printer: Phrozen Sonic Mini 4K
  • 3D Scanner: Matter & Form 3D Scanner
  • Laser Cutter: Fullspectrum Muse Core 40W
  • Cricut Explore Air 2
  • Heat Press: F2C Digital Combo Heat Press Machine
  • Soldering: Anbes Soldering Iron
  • Virtual Reality: Oculus Go VR Headsets
  • Siglent 50 MHz Digital Oscilloscope
  • Makey Makey kits
  • Ozobot Bit kits
  • Lego WeDo 2.0 kits
  • Botley Robotics kits

COMING SOON:

  • Sewing Machine: Singer 4423 Heavy Duty x 2
  • Serger: Brother ST4031HD

Maud Smith Marks Branch Library

1815 Westgreen Boulevard
Katy TX 77450
Get directions
(832) 927-7860
Available Maker Equipment
  • 3D Printers: Dremel 3D45
  • Laser Cutter: Dremel LC40 DigiLab 40W
  • Cricut Explore Air 2
  • Heat Press: Cricut Easy Press 12x10

Parker Williams Branch Library

10851 Scarsdale Boulevard
Houston TX 77089
Get directions
(832) 927-7870
Available Maker Equipment
  • 3D Printers: Ultimaker 3
  • CNC Mill: Nomad 883 Pro
  • Laser Cutter: LC40 - Dremel DigiLab 40W
  • Cricut Maker
  • Sewing Machine: Brother CS7000i
  • Virtual Reality: Oculus Quest

Maker Events @ Parker Williams

Digital Media Labs

Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library

16616 Diana Lane
Houston TX 77062
Get directions
(832) 927-5420

Available Digital Media Equipment

  • Converter, VHS to DVD: TOSHIBA DVR620
  • Converter, Super 8: Wolverine Moviemaker Pro
  • Converter: Digital 8/HI 8 : Sony Camcorder
  • Converter: Cassette to MP3: TEAC LP-R550USB
  • CD Player/Recorder: TEAC LP-R550USB
  • Headphones: AudioTechnica ATH0M20x
  • Video Capture Card: Elgato
  • Scanner: Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner
  • Camera/Video Camera: Canon DSLR EOS Rebel T5i
  • Microphones (for video recording): Rode Videomic GO (DSLR attachment), and lavalier lapel mics
  • Microphones (desktop): AudioTechnica Cardioid Condenser AT2020USB+
  • Tripod: Zomei 2688
  • Screens: green, black, white, & textured gray fabric backgrounds
  • Lighting: softbox, standing ring light, desktop ring light; photography light box
  • Computer: 2 Apple iMacs
  • Drawing tablet: Wacom Intuos Pro Medium PTH-651
  • Software: iMovie, Garageband,Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Wondershare DVD Creator
  • Keyboard (musical): AKAI PROFESSIONAL MIDI MPK Mini
  • Lightbox

 

Evelyn Meador Branch Library

2400 North Meyer Avenue
Seabrook TX 77586
Get directions
(281) 474-9142

2 Available Digital Media Equipment

  • Converter, VHS to DVD: Panasonic VHS-C Converter VW-GTE7E and Sanyo VHS/DVD converter
  • Converter: Digital 8/HI 8 : Sony Camcorder
  • Converter: Cassette to MP3: Dansrue Super USB Capture
  • Scanner: Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner Flatbed with Doc Feeder
  • Camera/Video Camera: Zohulu HDR-AC3
  • Microphone: Blue Snowball USB
  • Tripod, rolling
  • Green screen & frame
  • Ring light
  • Computer: 2 Apple iMacs
  • Software: Adobe Illustrator

 

Digital Media Events @ Evelyn Meador

No related upcoming events.

Lone Star College - Tomball Community Library

30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball TX 77375
Get directions
(832) 559-4200

Available Digital Media Equipment

  • Converter, Samsung VHS/DVD and Toshiba VHS/DVD
  • Converter, Super 8: Wolverine Moviemaker Pro
  • Converter: Digital 8/HI 8: Sony GV-D800
  • Converter to MP3: AW Classic cassette, CD and LP (33, 45, 78)
  • CD Player/Recorder: TEAC LP-R550USB
  • Video Capture Card: Elgato
  • Scanner: Epson 12000XL Perfection, CZUR Pro Book Scanner, and Epson Fastfoto
  • Tripod: Zomei 2688
  • Software:  Silverlight, VividPix

 

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