Our locations are open with limited hours and services. Masks are required for ages five and up.

Cabanne and Divoll are currently closed while repairs are made to the buildings.

Creative Experience

Creative Experience

Creative Experience is a digital makerspace for independent and collaborative media creation.

Central Library (First Floor)
1301 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103

Barr Library (Lower Level)
1701 South Jefferson Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63104

Monday & Tuesday,  11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday,  1 - 7 p.m.
Friday & Saturday,  11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Pods are available on a walk-in basis. To book the Recording Room ahead of time, call 314-241-2288 or stop by Creative Experience. Please have your Library card number ready.


Creative Experience features four Pods and a Recording Room equipped with microphones, keyboards, and all the software and hardware you need for digital creative projects. Anyone with a St. Louis Public Library card can walk in or make a reservation.

Creative Experience appeals to pros and novices alike. Users who know exactly what they are doing will find the required tools. Those without previous knowledge can walk in, view online tutorials, and learn how to fulfill their vision. We offer periodic free workshops for adults and regular free programming for teens and kids.

Creative Experience is your space: Create!

Creative experience also hosts virtual reality programming for patrons of all ages. Please search for “Virtual Reality” in the library’s events calendar for upcoming dates.

For more information, please see our FAQs or contact cexp@slpl.org

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