Studio H

Studio H is the Howe's digital media studio, located in the lower level of the library behind the nonfiction section.

How can you make something in Studio H?

Studio H is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19. The Howe Community Makerspace at Hanover High School is also currently closed to the public.

We have virtual programs for teens and adults. Please visit our calendar of events for more details and sign up for the Howe Library newsletter to be the first to learn of new program offerings.

To request something to be 3D printed, go here.

To request a consultation via Zoom or for virtual time on the Glowforge lasercutter, email rachel.donegan@thehowe.org. Appointments slots are available Monday mornings at 9:30, 10:15, and 11:00. For information about materials that you can purchase to be lasercut, visit the Glowforge shop.

Visit our YouTube page for Howe Makers videos, including video "get started guides" for borrowable kits. We have Makey makey, Sphero, Micro:bit, and Scribble Bot kits that can be borrowed for 3 weeks. Search keyword "tech kit" in the library catalogue to see available titles or place a hold.



Studio H Tools:

Glowforge Lasercutter: Our 40-watt CO2 laser can cut hardwood, plywood, leather, acrylic, felt, and more, up to 1/4 inch thick. It can engrave all these materials plus slate, stone, tile, and metal.

Ultimaker3 3D Printer: Download a design or create your own and we can print it.

Epson Perfection V300 Scanner: Bring in analog media such as negatives, slides, photos, or documents to scan, save, and share.

LED Photo Booth: Take high-quality photos of small items for print or web.

Digital Audio Equipment: Record an audio story, interview, or podcast with our Zoom H4N Pro recorder and Blue Yeti microphone.

Janome Sewing Machines: Sew your own project, join one of our workshops, or reserve the space for a small group sewing project using our 3 new Janome machines and sewing tools like rulers, irons, and rotary cutters.