Hamilton's Hidden Gem for Makers

Hamilton is Home to makers, artisans and creatives who are making exquisite, unique, high-quality goods. We are very fortunate to live in a community where the city heavily supports this attribute in its citizens and invests in tools, spaces and education to help our creative community grow and thrive. 

Run by the City of Hamilton at the Central Public Library on the 4th floor is a hidden gem called Makerspace. Open to the public, this space is packed full of technical tools for makers and creatives to produce high quality sounds, videos, photo’s, 3D prints and printing of all sorts. 

The space is comprised of a; 

Workshop

3d printer


Don’t have the latest software to edit video or photo files? No worries, they’ve got six iMacs loaded with Adobe Suite. Scanners, 3D Printers, Vinyl Printer, VHS converters and an embroidery machine are also available in the space. 

Sound Studio

Have a podcast idea? Want to produce your own music? Start here! Everything you need to produce great sound from start to finish. They’ve got a full instrumental setup and microphones! A spacious studio, bring your band or team in to get the project done! 

Photo Studio

photo studio

This space is a game changer! 450 square foot photo studio with a 28 foot green wall provides TONS of space for our number one merchant challenge - product photos! Did we mention they also have reconfigurable studio continuous lighting setup as well as a light tent box? Oh, and DSLRs available for use too!

Reserve the FREE space online at hpl.ca

* you must have a Hamilton Public Library Card and sign their waivers. 

Located in Central Hamilton, right around the corner from Hamilton’s number one streetfest, SuperCrawl, this space is exciting because it is truly enabling small business owner success. Producing high quality digital content is key to representing and selling your creations online. 

Visit the Hamilton Public Library Website to explore other makerspaces in the city! 

 

So, why do WE get so excited about this space?

Because ShopHamonts mission is to empower and enable the success of Hamilton’s Artisans and Makers by providing a high-quality online marketplace built to combine our collective marketing power helping artisans sell online so they can focus on what they do best - creating! 

If you’ve been to the space before - let us know what you think in the comments!

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