Fredericksburg, Virginia, June 29, 2022 – Central Rappahannock Regional Library’s IdeaSpace: Making+Media is expanding its hours starting Tuesday, July 5, and will be offering high-tech equipment training and independent use of equipment 29 hours/week:

·     Monday-Thursday: 2:00-8:00

·     Saturday: 12:00-5:00

IdeaSpace: Making+Media is located at 1616 Princess Anne Street, Suite B, Fredericksburg 22401 and offers:

·     Equipment for use on-site, including a sound booth for audio/video recording, drawing tablets, 3D scanner, serger, sewing machine, embroidery machine, laser cutter, and 3D printers

·     Badging sessions where customers can be trained on equipment, such as 3D printers, then can reserve the equipment for their own projects

·     Tech on the Go items for checkout, including audio recorders, ring lighting kits, soundboards, and video cameras

·     Pepper the Robot, a humanoid robot programmed to greet customers and answer questions

·     Sharing of original works performed in the sound booth on CRRL’s IdeaSpace social media (Instagram, YouTube)

IdeaSpace was made possible due to the generous support of the Fredericksburg Economic Development Authority, the Fredericksburg Cable Television Commission, and the Duff McDuff Green, Jr. Fund of The Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region.