The Tinker Lab provides the training and tools for experimentation and an introduction to the world of creating and making, an essential element of the 21st-century learner.

The Tinkerlab is a makerspace, a place where people can learn and collaborate together in order to create things. We have a variety of equipment people can use, training classes on how to use them, and workshops that foster all kinds of innovation. Whether you want to learn a new creative skill, develop a favorite hobby, or prototype a product for a new business, Tinkerlab has what you need.

Tinker Lab Resources

Adobe CC Alternatives

Lynda Maker Classes

District Arts and Education

District Arts and Education have free education programs running for anyone in New Haven County to register for at if you want to learn foundational skills for the 21st century, from designing solutions to career transitions to things like coding and building websites!

Skill Share Programs: Charm Necklace Workshop (Also a Take and Make)

Saturday, April 24, 11:30-12:30 pm 

Pick up your Take and Make kit to make a custom necklace decorated with a variety of different charms. Zoom Link

Intro to Audio Editing with Audacity  
Make a one-on-one appointment to learn the basic skills of editing sound with Audacity, an audio editing software. Audacity is a free, open-source, “Digital Audio Workstation” with an intuitive interface and a large community of users worldwide. To arrange a time for instruction, email Austin at