APPONAUG BRANCH LIBRARY: Friday hours will switch to 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. beginning June 21.

About Us

Mission Statement

The IdeaStudio is a shared workspace and tech lab where individuals and groups can experiment, practice, discover, and create together.


A list of the equipment we have available for public use is located here.  We hope to build this collection and expand access to more equipment in the near future.  Click here for a list of our currently available equipment.


The ideastudio has a full schedule of library and outside programs.  Click here to see view the calendar.

Collaborate with Us

If you are interested in sharing your ideas with the community, please contact Evan Barta at


The renovation of the ideastudio was made possible by the Champlin Foundations.  Learn more about their charitable works at