Digital Media Lab and Makerspace
In 2016, the Chester County Library received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor. With this grant, the Jacobs Technology Center has expanded its services to include a Digital Media Lab and Makerspace (DMLM).
Reservations are recommended to use the DMLM equipment. Fees are required for the use of some equipment. For more details and information, or to make your reservation, please contact the John W. Jacobs Technology Center at 610-344-4395.
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Equipment and software applications include the following:
|3D Scanner - Reservation Required||Podcasting equipment – Reservation Required|
|Large format flatbed scanner||Adobe Creative suite|
|Thermal laminator*||CyberDirector video editing software|
|ScanNCut machine||Dreamweaver CC|
|Button makers*||Corel Photo Paintshop Pro x9|
|Apple computers||Microsoft Office 365 for Apple computers|
|High end PCs||Arduino starter kits|
|Surface Pros||Circuit Scribe Maker kit|
|Professional inkjet photo printer*||Makey Makey Invention kit|
|Digital video converters which you can use to convert your VHS to DVDs|
Digital Media Lab & Makerspace Fees
Epson Inkjet Printer Per Page
4x6 & 5x7 - $1.00
8x10 & 8.5 x 11 - $1.50
11 x 17 - $2.00
13 x 19 - $2.50
*No personal paper please
Printing starts at $3.00 with $.50 for each additional 10 grams, with all weights rounded up.
All sizes - $.15 per thermal pouch
2 1/4" - $.25 per button
All in-person public programs are suspended until further notice.
Please visit our Event Calendars for our virtual programs.