Makerspace is a place for creation, collaboration and innovation. It's a place for people to connect and explore. We'll provide you with the tools, you come up with the ideas.
Makerspace items for public use include:
- A sewing machine
- A vinyl cutter
- A VHS to DVD converter
- LEGO Mindstorms
- A Dash Robot
- A Digital Media Lab with Apple computers, Adobe Design programs and green screens.
You can now book space in our Digital Media Lab where you can create music, video and art using: iMovie (complete with camera, tripod and greenscreen), GarageBand and the Adobe Creative Suite software package (Photoshop, InDesign, and Dreamweaver). Staff are available to provide limited assistance.
Explore the wonderful world of experimental 3D printing using our Cube 3D printer. Come design your own 3D image or try out our pre-loaded designs. Staff are available to provide limited assistance.
The use of the 3D printer is free for all Brantford Public Library cardholders. There is a 2 hour print job time limit.
February 21st, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Discover new ways to be creative with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
Join us for this Makerspace group focusing on collaboration, experiments and challenging puzzles.
March 2nd, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
St. Paul Branch
This informal knitting group meets at the St. Paul Library on the first and third Thursday of every month from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Drop-in for company, conversation, tea and advice from other knitters. Bring your knitting projects!
March 22nd, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Calling all gamers! It's time to learn a new game and see if you have what it takes to become an expert. In partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University’s Game Design and Development program.
• January 18 - Star Wars Trivia
• February 15 - Warhammer
• March 22 - Overwatch
February 23rd, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
St. Paul Branch
Think it, try it! Experiment with different technologies, learn the basics of block coding with Ozobots, or focus on your own tech project.
6:30 - 7:30 pm
Main Library Computer Lab
Create your own website using a free online web-hosting platform to showcase your small business or hobby. Basic computer skills required. Registration Required. 9 spaces only.
April 28th, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Experiment with robots, simple circuits, 3D printing, LEGO, and more. Then watch your creations come to life!
February 23rd, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Do you like to knit or crochet? Bring in your projects and drop-in for company, advice and the occasional guest expert.