900 N Ashley Drive, 33602
Have you ever wanted to experiment with 3D printing or Arduinos? Have an idea for a video, but lack the camera, green screen or software to edit? Interested in test-driving a sewing machine? Want to learn more about robotics or meet up with like-minded entrepreneurs, hobbyists or DIY enthusiasts? The Hive is a place where your ideas can come to life, offering exciting new equipment and resources for the public to explore.
Innovative, hands-on and fun: The Hive is not your traditional quiet library space. Expect a buzz of activity when visiting!
The Hive at the John F. Germany Public Library in downtown Tampa is a public makerspace, featuring bookable spaces and equipment. All branch Hive locations offer innovative classes and opportunities for hands-on learning.
All you need to reserve use of spaces and tools is a valid Hillsborough County Public Library card. Don’t have a library card? Anyone is welcome to attend Hive classes and events. Seating limits may apply.
The Hive features bookable spaces and equipment and offers innovative, creative programs and open learning labs for the public. Guests must have a valid Hillsborough County Public Library card to schedule use of bookable spaces and equipment. Anyone is welcome to attend programs and events scheduled in The Hive, although seating limits may apply.