All you need in order to create a universe is a library and your imagination.
Octavia Lab in Central Library is our new do-it-yourself maker space and audiovisual studio, located in LL2.
Use of lab equipment requires an in-person lab application. Call us at 213-228-7150 for more information or to reserve a computer, equipment, or studio. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the Lab.
For group visits of the Octavia Lab for teens or kids of more than 10 people, please contact Children's Literature at 213-228-7250 or Teen'Scape (the teen department) at 213-228-7290 to make the arrangements.
For adult group visits of the Octavia Lab, please contact the Lab at 213-228-7150.
- Mondays 1 - 5 p.m.
- Tuesdays 1 - 5 p.m.
- Wednesdays 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.
- Thursdays 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.
- Fridays 1 - 5 p.m.
- Saturdays 1 - 5 p.m.
Octavia Lab honors Octavia Butler, a bestselling author and acclaimed pioneer of science fiction who broke ground in the male-dominated genre.
Learn more about the lab, what you can make in the lab, and how to become a member.
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