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Downtown Central Library has something new!
We have recently opened The Launch Pad MakerSpace,
located on the main floor of the Library by Fables Café.

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What is a MakerSpace?

A place for hands on learning which promotes creativity and innovation.
The Launch Pad is a comfortable space where you can

• Gather with Others,
• Learn New Skills,
• Create Virtual & Physical Projects, and
• Collaborate & Share Ideas!

Come visit us.

Our skilled instructors are there to demonstrate and assist you with:

Fun Tech

Augmented Reality Books

Circuit Building

Robot Creating

3D Printing

Recording Studio

And, many arts and hand crafts including:

Book Art


Drawing & more!

Learn through doing and get hands on practice.  

To find out about Launch Pad open hours and workshops see the Central Library’s online events calendar at www.BuffaloLib.org  or call: 716-858-8900 

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Launch Pad Brochure

Recording Studio Brochure

Recording Studio Procedures

Click here for the Library’s Tumblr page

Upcoming Programs:

  • Lego Club: Saturday, April 8th, 2 - 3:30 pm
  • Programming Finch Robots: Tuesday, April 11th, 3 - 5 pm
  • Virtual Reality Open House: Wednesday, April 12th, 3 - 5 pm
  • Origami: Tuesday, April 18th, 3 - 5 pm
  • Button Making: Tuesday, April 25th, 3 - 5 pm



Launch Pad Open Hours

Monday 11 – 5
Tuesday 9 – 5
Wednesday 11 – 5
Thursday 9 – 7:30
Friday 11 – 5
Saturday  10 – 4
Sunday 12 - 4:30

The Recording Studio is open the same hours as above except for Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Launch Pad open hours are subject to change, please call 716-858-8900. 

Central Library Open Hours


Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri, Sat., 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Thurs., 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Sun. 12 noon - 5 p.m.