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: 

  • Sewing Machine
  • Vinyl Cutter
  • Cricut and Silhouette Die Cutting Machine
  • VHS to DVD Converter 
  • Slide Converter (photograph slides converted to digital files)
  • LEGO Mindstorms
  • Dash Robot
  • Ozobots
  • Digital Media Lab with Apple computers, Adobe Design programs and green screens.

Digital Media Lab

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.

3D Printer

 

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. 

Makerspace Activites

Get Your Game On

Get Your Game On! (Ages: all)

December 11th, 6:00pm - 7:45pm

Main Branch

Calling all gamers! Come to our monthly board game cafe to learn a new game or play a favourite. You and your friends will have your pick of games from the Laurier Library game collection.

The Library is a proud partner of the Laurier Library and the Laurier Game Design and Development Program.

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Kids Night Out

November 28th, 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Main Branch

Discover new ways to be creative with STEM. Join us for this Makerspace group focusing on learning while playing with experiments, challenging puzzles, and collaboration.

Maker Shop

Maker Shop

November 29th, 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Main Branch

Think it, try it! Experiment with unique technologies, learn the basics of block coding, complete challenges with robots or build simple circuit projects.

Maker Card Making

Maker Card Making

December 2nd, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Main Branch

Use your STEM making skills to create unique holiday cards.

December 2 - Pop-up papercraft

December 9 - LED Lights

December 16 - Card Stamping