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Our sound-treated recording studios are equipped with the latest microphones, MIDI keyboards, instruments and audio interfaces.

From music production to podcasting, we have everything you need to make high-quality audio recordings.

Take a tour of our recording studios, and make a reservation online!

Studio use

  • All customers who intend to book a session must have a valid KPL library card. The card must be presented to staff upon arrival.
  • Studios can be booked two days in advance.
  • Each booking is limited to a maximum of three consecutive hours per day. Bookings cannot be split into multiple blocks of time on the same day. 
  • Customers can have a maximum of two booked sessions per week. 
  • Reservations will be held for 30 minutes after the scheduled start time. If you cannot attend a previously-booked reservation, call us at 519-743-0271 ext. 294 to cancel. Missed reservations that have not been cancelled ahead of time will count toward your weekly maximum.
  • 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.
  • Food and drink is not permitted.

Reserve a studio

All our recording studios are open. Call us at 519-743-0271 ext. 294 to reserve a studio or book online. A valid KPL library card is required.

Reserve a studio

For more information on what each studio offers, view our Studio Tour below. 

Studio Tour

Don & Tracey Zehr Studio

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

Available for up to five people at a time.

photo of the Don & Tracey Zehr Studio

Equipment

  • iMac, 27” w/ 16 GB RAM
  • Software – GarageBand, Logic Pro X, Ableton Live 11, Pro Tools
  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i20
  • Korg Minilogue Analog Synthesizer
  • Two Rode NT1a Microphones
  • AKG K72 headphones
  • Headphone Mixer - ART HeadAmp 6 Pro
  • Steel String Acoustic Guitar
  • Nylon String Acoustic Guitar
  • Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar
  • Fender Precision Bass Guitar
  • Gibson Les Paul Electric Guitar
  • Akai Mini MPK - MIDI Controller

Tom & Liz Motz Studio

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

Available for up to two people at a time.

photo of the Tom & Liz Motz Studio

Equipment

  • iMac, 27” w/ 16 GB RAM
  • Software – GarageBand, Logic Pro X, Ableton Live 11, Pro Tools
  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i8
  • Yamaha 5” active monitors
  • Two Rode NT1a microphones
  • AKG K72 headphones
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • PRS SE Custom Electric Guitar
  • Akai Mini MPK - MIDI Controller
  • Native Instruments S61 MIDI Controller

Solo Studio

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

Available for one person at a time.

photo of the Solo Studio

Equipment

  • iMac, 27” w/ 16 GB RAM
  • Software – GarageBand, Logic Pro X, Ableton Live 11, Pro Tools
  • Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
  • Yamaha 5” active monitors
  • Two Rode NT1a microphones
  • AKG K72 headphones
  • Art & Lutherie Acoustic Guitar
  • Akai Mini MPK - MIDI Controller

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are three studios available.

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

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.

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

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.

No, food and beverages are not permitted in the studios.

If you booked a studio space but can no longer attend, please call us at 519-743-0271 ext. 294 to cancel your reservation. 

Important: If cancelling a reservation, please be sure to notify us in advance. Reservations that are cancelled after their start time has commenced will be counted against your maximum number of booked sessions allowed.