The Inspiration Lab is a space dedicated to digital creativity, collaboration and storytelling... and all this is free, with your library card!
It features high-performance computers, analog-to-digital conversion, sound studios, video editing and self-publishing software.
The Inspiration Lab has 12 high-performance desktop computers providing:
You can edit digital audio files with Audacity, a free, open source digital audio recording and editing program. With Audacity, you can:
The Inspiration Lab is a self-directed, Do-It-Yourself space in the library to help you create and experiment with digital media.
Recording studios, equipment, and computers are available for booking if you have a library card with the Vancouver Public Library. To use the studios, you will need to have a library card with proof of address and no more than $10 in library fees. The Creation Stations and Digitization Stations can be used by anyone with a valid card, including an Internet Access card.
The Inspiration Lab is open during regular Central library hours. However, the recording studios close half an hour before the rest of the library.