The Hive

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The Hive

The Hive, Lewisville Public Library's makerspace, is home to innovation and creativity. The Hive features two 3D printers, a laser cutter, a Carvey CNC milling machine, sewing machines, an embroidery machine, and more.

Two Design Computers in The Hive feature specialized design software for creating and preparing projects to be run on the equipment in the makerspace. Software available on the Design Computers includes:

  • Inkscape
  • Blender
  • Cura
  • PolyPronter
  • KiSSlicer
  • NetFabb
  • MeshMixer
  • CorelDraw
  • Gimp
  • Embrilliance
  • Silhouette Studio
  • Mint Studio

A collaboration space is also included in The Hive, featuring mobile tables, chairs, and whiteboard which allow users to alter the workspace to fit their needs. 

A valid, full privilege Lewisville library card in good standing is required to use the equipment in The Hive. Click here to view The Hive User Guidelines for details on using the makerspace. 

The Hive is:

  • A place to develop new expertise
  • A place to share and work as a team
  • A place to explore and experiment
  • An open environment that fosters innovation and imagination

Makers of all kinds are welcome in The Hive! Who are Makers? Self-starters. Creators. Artists. Thinkers. Geeks. Crafters. Really, anyone who wants to learn, experiment, and create!

The Hive is located in the northeast corner on the first floor of the Lewisville Public Library.

The Hive Hours of Operation
 Monday  Closed 
 Tuesday-Thursday  11 a.m. - 8 p.m. 
 Friday-Saturday  11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 Sunday  Closed

 

 Contact The Hive
 Phone: 972.219.3690
 Email: thehive@cityoflewisville.com

 

Remember to tag us on social media with #LPLTheHive and #LPLmakes

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