RECORDING STUDIOS



Heffner Studio currently provides access to 2 state-of-the-art recording studios.

  • Masks are required when entering and exiting the studio, and while interacting face-to-face with staff.

  • You must book a studio before coming to the library.

  • All customers who intend to book a session must have a valid KPL library card in good standing. The card must be presented to staff upon arrival.

  • Each booking is limited to a maximum of 2 hours per day.

  • Customers can have a maximum of 2 booked sessions per week.

  • Reservations will be held for 30 minutes after the scheduled start time.

  • Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Amps are not permitted in the studios, but we have amp-modelling pedals that you can borrow.

Booking a Studio

It's exciting to begin offering studio bookings again in Heffner Studio! We've been working hard behind-the-scenes to get the space ready for you, and are looking forward to seeing what you create. We'll be updating our website as changes happen over the coming months, so be sure to check back often.

Make a reservation by clicking the button above or by calling us at 519-743-0271 ext. 294.


Tutorials

Garageband

Logic Pro X

MIDI Controllers

Audio Interfaces

Electronic Drums

Electric Guitars

Microphones

Digital Keyboards

FAQs

Can I bring my own equipment?

Yes! You are welcome to bring your own equipment for use in the studios. Some restrictions apply. See staff for details.

Is there an age limit for the studios?

Customers aged 13 and up can independently book and use a studio. Customers 12 and under are welcome to use the studios but an adult must make the booking, complete an orientation and accompany the child inside the studio.

Can I book a studio if I have fines?

Yes, you can book a studio if you have fines attached to your account. However, your library card must have less than $20 owing.

Does the computer save my work?

No, the computer will not automatically save your project. You are responsible to save your work to your own external storage device before the end of your session.

Is food allowed in the studios?

Covered beverages are allowed in the recording studios, but food is not permitted.

STUDIO TOUR

Don & Tracey Zehr Studio

Configured for full-band practice and multi-track recording.

Currently accommodates up to 2 people.

Equipment:

  • iMac, 27” w/ 16 GB RAM

  • Software – GarageBand, Logic Pro X

  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i20

  • Yamaha 8” active monitors

  • 2 Rode NT1a Microphones

  • AKG K72 headphones

  • Headphone Mixer - ART HeadAmp 6 Pro


  • Electronic Drum Kit - Roland TD-11KV

  • Yamaha P45 Keyboard

  • Yamaha FGX800 Acoustic Guitar

  • Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar

  • Fender Precision Bass Guitar

  • Akai Mini MPK - MIDI Controller

Broadcast Studio

Configured to accommodate 3-channel recording or editing.

Currently accommodates up to 2 people.

Equipment:

  • iMac, 27” w/ 16 GB RAM

  • Software – GarageBand, Logic Pro X

  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i8

  • Yamaha 5” active monitors


  • 3 Rode Procaster microphones

  • AKG K72 headphones

  • Headphone Mixer - Behringer HA400

Tom & Liz Motz Studio

Configured to accommodate 4-channel recording or editing. Work on your audio project in a quiet space.

Temporarily unavailable.

Equipment:

  • iMac, 27” w/ 16 GB RAM

  • Software – GarageBand, Logic Pro X

  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i8

  • Yamaha 5” active monitors

  • 2 Rode NT1a microphones

  • 2 pop filters


  • AKG K72 headphones

  • Korg Minilogue Analog Synthesizer

  • Epiphone EL00 Acoustic Guitar

  • PRS SE Custom Electric Guitar

  • Akai Mini MPK - MIDI Controller

Solo Studio

Configured to accommodate 2-channel recording or editing. Work on your audio project in a quiet space.

Temporarily unavailable.

Equipment:

  • iMac, 27” w/ 16 GB RAM

  • Software – GarageBand, Logic Pro X

  • Focusrite Scarlett 2i2

  • Yamaha 5” active monitors

  • 2 Rode NT1a microphones


  • 2 pop filters

  • AKG K72 headphones

  • Art & Lutherie Acoustic Guitar

  • Eastwood LP Jr. Electric Guitar

  • Akai Mini MPK - MIDI Controller