The Redwood City Downtown Library broke ground on its new Makerspace on Wednesday, Library officials said.
As we previously reported, the Library is transforming its former Computer Lab into a Makerspace filled with technology and other tools for the community to use. Zone 4 Construction of San Carlos is building the project, funded by the city and Redwood City Library Foundation, which has less than $100,000 left to raise to fully equip and furnish the space. A grand opening is anticipated in October.
During construction, public use computers have been relocated to the Community Room.
The Makerspace will feature technology tools including 3D printers, a laser cutter, digital design and modeling software, and opportunities to learn about robotics and electronics; sewing machines and hand crafting tools for the creation of items such as bags, jewelry, scrapbooks,…