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Kitchener Public Library is a community space full of stories, and soon it will be a place where you can bring your story to life.
In late 2016, a new digital studio was unveiled within the recently-renovated Central Library. The goal was to develop a public space where everyone would be free to explore and create with the latest digital technology. As good stewards for public funds, the library felt strongly that any expansion to this studio should come via community fundraising.
Kitchener Public Library and the Heffner family, through their business Heffner Lexus Toyota, are excited to announce a major gift in support of digital, musical, and artistic literacy for our community. Thanks to the Heffner family and their generous gift, we are able to proceed with an expansion of our innovative studio space.
Located at Central Library, Heffner Studio is a 3,800 square feet space dedicated to digital media resources and programming. Currently the space boasts a virtual reality station, green screen, 3D printers, and hosts a variety of coding, gaming, game design and podcasting programs.
The expanded Heffner Studio will add: