23 May Technology, Training and Innovation Lab
Using cutting-edge technologies in innovative ways to improve the way we live, work and play! Become a part of the creative movement at the Library!
The Delray Beach Public Library’s Technology, Training and Innovation Lab (formerly the Creative Cloud Lab) is designed to allow for creative collaboration and innovation among members of the community by providing resources and training for digital media production, research, and technological exploration. These resources include:
- Access to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications, including industry standards such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro.
- Specialized equipment such as DSLR Cameras, Virtual Reality headsets, backdrops, and photographic portrait lighting.
- Online databases for engaging in academic or business research, conducting job searches, or learning new software.
- Professional staff and volunteers able to assist with using and troubleshooting technology.
Structured classes designed to introduce library patrons to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications are held on Wednesdays from 5:30 – 7:30 PM and Thursdays from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Class dates and descriptions can be found on the library’s calendar. Space is limited and registration is required to attend classes. Please register for classes either in person at the library reference desk, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 561-266-0196.
Open lab hours are currently held on Thursdays from 12 – 4:00 PM. No appointment is necessary and patrons may come and go as they please, however equipment is available on a first come, first served basis.
The Technology, Training and Innovation Lab is located on the library’s second floor, behind the Small Business Development Center at the west end of the building.
TTIL Class Schedule – Spring 2020
All classes are held on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 PM and Thursdays from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Space is limited and registration is required to attend classes. Please register for classes at the library reference desk, or by calling 561-266-0196.
February 5th | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM | 3D Printing & Design
Come see how to design your own 3D objects and have them printed on one of the library’s 3D printers. Learn about this emerging technology and have a look at the many ways 3D design is taking the world by storm.
February 6th | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Photoshop Level 1
Gain familiarity with the Photoshop user interface and learn to perform basic photo editing tasks such as: importing images, making selections, working with layers, adjusting hue/saturation, and exporting projects.
February 12th | 5:30 – 7:30 PM | Game Design with Unity
Meet Unity, one of the world’s most popular game design engines. Learn the basics of creating a two-dimensional, physics-based game while learning to work with game objects, components, prefabs, and the Unity interface. No coding is required for this class.
February 13th | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Creating Graphics w/ Adobe Illustrator
Create a unique logo from scratch using Adobe Illustrator. Understand the difference between vector and raster images while familiarizing yourself with Illustrator’s powerful toolset. Work with lines, curves, and polygons, incorporate text into your design, and explore different ways to share your finished product.
Questions regarding the lab may be directed to: Ben Kon, Instruction and Innovation Librarian