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Exploration HUB









The City of Carlsbad will postpone or cancel public events and programs until further notice to support the County of San Diego’s public health order. Please see the website for virtual program information.


Exploration HUB at Dove Library       

New Library Tech Lab         

Dove Library’s supercharged technology center, called the "Exploration HUB," offers free classes and a collaborative and creative environment to tap into the latest technological innovations. 


Featured equipment includes:

  • iMacs - featuring the Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Audacity, iMovie and GameMaker Studio. 
  • Dremel 3D45 Printer – create and design 3-dimensional objects to be printed
  • Arduino kits - explore the world of electronics and coding
  • Silhouette Cameo 2 Cutter - make intricate designs cut out of paper, cardstock and vinyl to add to tote bags, greeting cards and other items 
  • Photo archiving center - scan old photos, slides and negatives into digital formats
  • Video conversion tools - transfer those old VHS tapes and 8 mm film to digital

Never heard of half this stuff? That's okay. We host classes and have staff on hand to help. Check out the class schedule above for more information, call 760-602-2038 or email librarian@carlsbadca.gov.

Exploration HUB Hours

  • Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 to 4 p.m.