Black & Veatch MakerSpace at Johnson County Library

The Black & Veatch MakerSpace at Johnson County Library is an exploratorium of technologic contraptions for innovators, creatives and tinkerers. The organization fosters the maker movement by helping patrons learn to use new equipment and software, troubleshoot technologies and find resources. This is a free resource (no need for a library card) and is open to the public.


At the Black & Veatch MakerSpace at Johnson County Library you can utilize software and equipment for digital fabrication, prototyping and iterating your designs. The space has software for industrial design and engineering, like Rhino and SolidWorks, and also has graphic editing software to create your logo or website using the Adobe Creative Cloud.

You can create your crowdfunding video using our green room and sound booth and edit your video using Final Cut Pro, After Effects or Premiere Pro. Create signage or door graphics for your small business using a vinyl cutter, laser cutters or CNC machine.

Make a reservation for free at

Services Provided

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking space
  • Maker Space (Specialty)

Product Development

  • Prototype Development
  • Product Design and Development

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization
  • Manufacturing Development
Contact Information
Nick Ward-Bopp
9875 W. 87th St.
Overland Park, KS 66212