MakerSpace Studio

The Anderson Public Library’s MakerSpace Studio is a functional space to allow Library members to use various types of audio and visual recording equipment to produce digital works of their own. It is the perfect space to record videos or take still photos utilizing studio quality equipment.

Uses of the MakerSpace Studio

The MakerSpace Studio is meant to record videos or take still photos. For videos, it is intended for short video productions that do not need loud audio recording capabilities. Music or musical instruments cannot be recorded in the studio. All work done in the studio must be done by the library member using the room as library staff cannot record or take photos for members. Video or photo editing is currently not available.

How to Reserve the Studio

The studio can be reserved by calling Jan Moffett at (502) 839-6420 ext. 110, or emailing

All those operating the equipment will need to be adults, have APL library cards that are in good standing, and schedule a time before the studio session to take a certification class on how to operate the equipment. If there will be children or teens being filmed, their parents must be present during the filming. No more than six people can be in the studio at one time and all equipment must stay in the studio. The studio is available Mondays through Fridays, 10:00am – 5:00pm.

Available Equipment

The following equipment is available to use in the studio:

  • Video/Audio Non-electronic Equipment
  • Two Panasonic GH4s White Backdrop
  • Audio Recorder (Tascam DR-701D) Green (Chroma) Backdrop
  • Two Shotgun Mics (Audio-Technica AT875) Black Backdrop
  • Two Headphones Two Sets of Studio Lights
  • Two Tripods/Fluid Head
  • Camera Slider
  • Audio Boom Stands

Guidelines of Use

The full list of guidelines of using the MakerSpace Studio can be read here.

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