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Innovation Lab

Innovation@Gloucestershire Libraries

We are bringing ‘digital making’ to our communities.  Think simple robots, Virtual Reality, 3D printing, programming as well as a range of micro computers and smaller circuit projects.

We will be hosting open drop in sessions and running workshops to fire up creative ambitions. Our Innovation labs are designed to be friendly public spaces to design and create and explore available to businesses and individuals to test ideas and products, learn new skills  and to inspire creativity among young people. 

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Gloucestershire Libraries' first Innovation Lab is at Coleford Library in the Forest of Dean. Are you a local business or budding entrepreneur? Do you like the idea of creating and learning?

Coleford Library have a range of equipment including micro computing kits, 3D printers, scanners and software, Virtual Reality and a digital sewing machine.

This is our pilot lab and we are keen to talk to you about how the service evolves.

Drop in and ask to see the equipment and talk to staff and volunteers

The equipment will be available through hire and membership, alongside a range of free sessions.


Volunteering at Coleford Innovation Lab

Are you Experienced with fashion and textile design, 3D design or coding? We’re looking for skilled and enthusiastic volunteers to help support the Innovation Lab. Contact us at Libraries.Innovation@gloucestershire.gov.uk, visit the library or call 01594 822581 to get involved.

Innovation & Digital Making Volunteer Job Role  


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