Today libraries around the globe are talking about fab labs, maker spaces, and hacker spaces. This workshop uncovers what these spaces are, what they are for, and how to correctly implement them in your library setting. We will discuss specific types of spaces along with examples. Most importantly, some tips and tricks and obtaining funding to create these amazing areas libraries desperately need. This workshop will help position your library as a community anchor to further engage your patrons allow them to collaborate, interact, and discover.