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Heffner Studio

Heffner Studio is our state-of-the-art audio and digital media production lab at Central Library.

Featuring audio recording studios equipped with the latest gear, a selection of instruments, professional grade peripherals and graphic design tools, Heffner Studio is a community hub for audio and digital creation.

Project Workstations

There is one Project Workstation available, featuring a variety of free and licenced software for music production, video editing, graphic design, photography and 3D modelling.

This workstation is to be used for working on digital media projects only.

Music Workstation

There is also a Music Workstation available, featuring:

  • 27 inch iMac
  • Yamaha keyboard and Yamaha acoustic guitar
  • Fender electric guitar and Fender bass guitar
  • MIDI controller

All workstations are available for 2 hours per person, per day. Reservations are encouraged, but not required. Reservations can be made by calling us at 519-743-0271 x294. You can also make a reservation in-person at the Heffner Studio service desk.

Recording Studios

Two of our recording studios are now open! Visit the Heffner Studio microsite to learn more and to book your session.

Heffner Studio Sessions

Heffner Studio Sessions features live, intimate performances by local musicians. These sessions allow music lovers to connect with local musicians and hear songs in new ways. It also showcases the equipment and spaces available to the community.

Visit the Studio Sessions microsite to enjoy the latest Heffner Studio Sessions!

Calling all Digital Artists!

We are proud to live and work in a community full of talented digital artists that produce amazing works of art. Graphic designers, videographers, podcasters, web designer and illustrators, we want to learn from you! We are looking for talented creators to take part in our Digital Artist-at-Work demonstration series. If you are interested in demonstrating your creative process in a  high-traffic area of the library this opportunity is for you. Bring your digital gear and enthusiasm and we will take care of the rest. A small honorarium is provided.

Contact Kevin Page, Manager, Digital Literacy ( for full details.

Follow us on Social Media

Keep track of what’s happening in Heffner Studio on Instagram: #madeinheffner.


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