GARFIELD HEIGHTS BRANCH
Our Garfield Heights Branch
Innovation Center offers free access to a variety of fabrication equipment that can be used to create product prototypes, signage, crafts and more. The branch also offers a green screen video recording studio and audio studio where visitors can create videos and record CDs for their small businesses or personal use.
All Innovation Centers close 15 minutes before the branch closes. See our daily hours of operation here
The laser cutter at the Garfield Heights Branch is currently out of service. Customers who have gone through orientation may use the laser cutter at the Mayfield Branch
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Before you can use the Garfield Heights Branch Innovation Center, you must complete a required orientation class that will acquaint you with our procedures, equipment and software.
FIND A CLASS
After you have completed your orientation class, please print and fill out these forms. The completed forms must be returned to the branch where you attended orientation.
MAKERBOT 5TH GENERATION 3D PRINTER
Create 3D prototypes of your product ideas. Design custom projects.
ROLAND VINYL CUTTER
Cut precision graphics; create large format signs, labels, iron-on decals, and more.
CRICUT WIRELESS CRAFT-CUTTING MACHINE
Cuts paper, vinyl, fabric and more to make invitations, cards, home décor and more.
BROTHER PR1000E EMBROIDERY MACHINE
Perfect for home-based entrepreneurs, hobbyists and crafters; stitch designs with up to 10 colors without changing thread — up to 1,000 stitches per minute.
MAC & PC COMPUTER WITH ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD SOFTWARE
Create your own company logo, or product design; includes Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, PhotoShop and more.
Create custom T-shirts for your business or personal use.
Print, scan and copy in black and white and color on sizes up to 11" x 17."
Decorate on many substrates, including polyester fabrics and polyester-coated aluminum, wood, tile, mugs, acrylic and glass.
HEAVY DUTY SEWING MACHINE
DIGITAL DRAWING TABLET
Colors are subject to change based on availability.
•10 cents per linear inch ($1 minimum)
White, sunflower, real red, orange, bubble gum, sapphire blue, lime tree green,
green, black, silver, gold, merlot
Heat Transfer Vinyl
•50 cents per linear inch ($1 minimum)
Available in color and black and white
Large Format Printing
•35 cents per linear inch
Inkjet Format Printing
•35 cents per page
•$1 per standard sheet of sublimation paper
•10 cents per gram ($1 minimum)
True red, true blue, true green, true yellow, true orange, true purple, true black,
true white, cool gray, warm gray, natural clear
•$5 per piece of Baltic birch (12" x 12")
1/8" and 1/4"
•10 cents per 1,000 stitches ($1 minimum)
AUDIO RECORDING STUDIO
Make your own tracks, podcasts or audiobook recordings in the Garfield Heights Branch audio recording studio. Complete a short orientation class and you'll be on your way to becoming the next big thing.
Once you've completed an orientation class you can use your library card to reserve the audio recording studio anytime during regular hours. No library card? No problem. You can apply for one online
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AUDIO RECORDING STUDIO EQUIPMENT
•Soundproof recording booth
•Adobe Creative Suite including Adobe Audition CC audio editing software
•Garageband audio editing software
•Keyboard DAW controller
VIDEO RECORDING STUDIO
Create and edit your own video, commerical or short film in the Garfield Heights Branch video recording studio. The studio's green screen backdrop and editing software allow you to explore your creativity and set your video anywhere on Earth — and even fantastical landscapes that don't exist in the real world.
All you have to do is complete a short orientation class and you'll be on your way to becoming the next Steven Spielberg. Once you've completed an orientation class you can use your library card to reserve the video recording studio anytime during regular hours. If you don't have a library card, you can apply for one online
Video studio users must make a reservation to use the space. Users who have gone through the orientation process may make a reservation a week ahead of time. (PLEASE NOTE: Orientations for new users are currently suspended.) The studio is limited to one user at a time for a limit of two hours per day.
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VIDEO RECORDING STUDIO EQUIPMENT
- Mac computer featuring Adobe Creative Suite, Blackmagic Design ATEM and iMovie software
- 1 video camera
- Chromakey Green Screen wall
- Chromakey Green Screen backdrop and stand
- 1 handheld microphone
- 1 lapel microphone