The Innovation Lab is located on the second floor of Meriam Library.  This collaborative workspace contains the library's tech lending equipment circulation desk, makerspace equipment including 3D printers, vinyl cutters, a 3D scanner, button makers (download button template here!) and a sewing machine, an interactive Vibe Smart Whiteboard, and High Powered Computing devices with specialty software.  Visit our Innovation Lab FAQ here!


Use of makerspace equipment requires an appointment.  To schedule a time with our library staff click here.

Technology Lending

Meriam Library has a robust collection of technology items for check out including DSLR cameras, advanced graphing calculators, laptops, raspberry pi and more. To view a comprehensive list of available tech lending equipment please visit OneSearch.  Additional information and policies can be found here.

Board Games

Need to decompress?  Check out our ever-expanding collection of board games available for use in the Innovation Lab or check out.

High Powered Computing and Gaming

High powered Windows computers and an Apple Mac Pro workstation are available for use anytime the library is open.  Software includes Avid ProTools, Maya, SolidWorks, AutoCAD and more.  For a current list of available HPC software click here.

Collaborative Study, Instruction, Presentation and Event Space

Do you need a place to hold an informal group study session, or a regular meeting space for your club or group?  Are you looking for instruction space outside of the traditional classroom, or a place to hold your event?

The Innovation Lab is an ideal space for groups of up to 70.  Here you'll find hosts of whiteboards, a reservable Vibe Smart Whiteboard, a short-throw projector, and administrative support from library staff.  The space can be configured to be utilized for groups of up to 25 people, or the entire space can be reserved for accommodation of up to 70!

To reserve a space, click here!

Workshops and Events

View our calender of events!

Request Technology Lending or Makerspace Equipment Purchase

Help us grow our technology lending and makerspace equipment collection.  Click here to suggest a purchase!

For additional information, please call the Innovation Lab desk during open hours at x3806 or send an e-mail to