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Downtown Central Library has something new!
The Launch Pad MakerSpace  
is 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 learn new skills, create virtual & physical projects, 
and collaborate! 

Come visit us.

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

Circuit Building, 3D Printing, Recording Studio, and Arts & Crafts.

Schedule a group visit.

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 (no registration required):

VR for All: an HTC Vive Demo
Every Sunday from 1 - 4 pm
Every Thursday from 3 - 7 pm 

Glitch Art
Saturday, March 24, 11-2 pm

Little Free Library Painting Party
Tuesday, April 3, 1-2 pm

Maker Tuesday: Origami
Tuesday, April 3, 3-5 pm
ARTcovz® Installation Launch
Wednesday, April 4
Maker Tuesday: Finger Painting
Tuesday, April 10, 3-5 pm

Libby Demonstrations: Downloading Library eBooks
Thursday, April 12, 10 am-1 pm

Take Apart Friday
Friday, April 13, 1-3 pm

STEAM Workshop with Alex Fernandez
Saturday, April 14, 1-2 pm

Maker Tuesday: Paper Flowers
Tuesday, April 17, 3-5 pm

Maker Tuesday – Marionettes
Tuesday, April 24, 3-5 pm

Glitch Art: World War I 
Saturday, April 28, 2-4 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 – 5

The Recording Studio is open the same hours as above except for Saturday 10 am - 2 pm

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

Central Library Open Hours


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 8:30 am – 6 pm

Thursday 8:30 am – 8 pm

Sunday 12 - 5 pm