Innovation Stations


innovation station

The Innovation Stations are dedicated spaces within the Library that foster creativity, inspiration, collaboration and engagement. They provide tools for innovators, artists, musicians, creators and learners to express themselves.

The Innovation Stations provide access to a 3D printing and scanning section, recording studio and videography/photography room with equipment for digital design, musical instruments and recording equipment, virtual reality accessories, do-it-yourself electronics, and other makerspaces. 

Come to our Innovation Stations to learn about new technologies and bring your creative ideas to life!

To book an Innovation Station, click here
As a requirement to use our Innovation Stations and equipment, you need to have an active membership of the Library and sign the Usage Agreement. To print your 3D files, you will also need to fill out and sign the 3D Printing Request Form. Please send the signed forms to [email protected].

Innovation Station 1 - Digital Production Station

The room is fully equipped with Adobe software applications for digital production purposes, where learners can edit and develop their digital and physical projects. Click here to book the station.

Innovation Station 2 - Music Production Studio

This is a music production room, which has a variety of instrument and music production equipment. Click here to book the station.

In the Innovation Station music studio, you can record professional-quality audio and video. The studio is equipped with the following musical instruments and production software and equipment:

Musical instruments:

  • 3 portable keyboards (Yamaha PSR-E443)
  • 1 acoustic guitar (Yamaha CPX700II)
  • 1 electric guitar (Yamaha RSP20CR Rusty Rat)
  • 1 bass guitar (Yamaha BBNE2)
  • 1 silent guitar (Yamaha SLG200N)
  • Effects pedals and processors
  • 1 electronic drum kit (Yamaha DTP582)
  • 1 violin (Yamaha Standard Model AV5, size 4/4)
  • 1 silent electric violin (Yamaha SV-130)
  • 10 ukuleles (Rogue)
  • 3 ouds
  • 7 neys
  • 1 darbuka
  • A selection of supplies such as music stands, cables, headphones and more

Music production software:

  • Ableton Live 9
  • Sibelius 8
  • A selection of iTunes apps for music production, such as GarageBand, JamUp Pro, BeatMaker 2 and Audiobus

Music production equipment:

  • Behringer Q802USB 8-channel mixer
  • FX2000 eff­ects processor
  • Ableton Push 2
  • IK Multimedia iRig Keys Pro full-sized 37-key MIDI controller
  • Novation Launchkey Mini 25-Note USB keyboard controller
  • CAD U37 USB studio condenser recording microphone
  • Behringer XM8500 dynamic cardioid vocal microphone
  • Pioneer XDJ-RX Rekordbox DJ system
  • Singtrix Party Bundle home karaoke system

Innovation Station 3 - 3D Printing

Users can have the models they have designed printed using our 3D printers. We charge 1 QAR per gram. Users need to email the Innovation Station at [email protected] for any printing request.


  • Ultimaker 3 - 3D printer
  • Ultimaker S5


  • TinkerCad
  • Fusion360


Innovation Station 4 - Green Screen Room

The room is fully equipped with a high-resolution camera, lighting kits, and different chroma colors. Click here to book the station.


  • Canon EOS 4000D camera 
  • Canon Power Shot SX 710 HS digital camera

* Tripod is currently not available




  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe Creative Suite


Courses and Activities

We have different types of programs and workshops related to technology that we offer on a monthly basis.

3d printing courseThe Innovation Station offers a wide variety of courses to get you started on your creative ideas and projects. Frequency, dates and times vary, so follow the Library’s calendar for updates. 

3D Printing:

  • Introduction to 3D Printing Software: This course offers tips and tricks on how to use 3D printing software properly and how to prepare your 3D file for printing
  • 3D Design for Adults


  • Introduction to Digital Design
  • Photoshop for Beginners
  • Advanced Photoshop
  • Introduction to Video Editing Workshop
  • Green Screen for Beginners
  • Intro to Digital Photography
  • Intro to Virtual Reality: Experience Virtual Reality in a Simple, Fun and Affordable Way
  • RASPBERRY PI 3: Learn Basic Coding and How to Turn Equipment and Materials into a Gaming Console


Other Activities:

  • Lego Challenge: Calling all Lego lovers! Come create, build and show off your skills by building an inspirational concept. We will provide a new challenge every time.
  • STEM Academy: Are you interested in finding out what Arduinos and Makey Makey are? Come learn how these electronics can change your life.