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: 


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 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

Makerspace open house

Think it, Create It! Maker Open House (Ages: All)

June 23rd, 11:00 - 3:00 pm

Main Branch

Prepare to have your mind blown at Brantford Public Library’s new MakerSpace!

Our MakerSpace is a place for creation, collaboration and innovation where you will use your ideas to take your creativity to the next level. It is also a place for people of all ages to connect, explore and learn new skills that will bring creative passions to life.

Try our:

  • 3D printer                                                                       
  • Green Screen
  • Die Cutter
  • Slide Converter
  • VHS Converter
  • Robotics
  • Coding

What will you discover in our new Makerspace? The only limit is your imagination!

You are not going to want to miss this all ages event. Everyone is welcome.  

Tech this out

Marvelous Mondays! - Tech This Out! (Ages: All)

July 30th, 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Main Branch

Are you up for the challenge? Move from station to station completing tech challenges along the way. At each station we dare you to try something new with your favourite tech toys like Cubelets, Dot & Dash, greenscreen and more. 

Make it challenge

Make It Challenge

July 4th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Main Branch

Use your making skills to complete challenges, every week! We'll build and create with robots, LED lights, recyclables and more. 

Teen maker meet-up

Teen Maker Meet-up (Ages: 13+)

July 5th, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Main Branch

Get creative while you experiment with unique technologies. Complete challenges with robots, build simple circuits and create custom projects.