Ignite at HEPL

Art Studio and Makerspace at HEPL. Ideas Spark Here.

What we offer at ignite studio:

make

Two 3D printers, a laser engraver, and a vinyl cutter with a heat press clam shell are available in the Fabrication Lab. Print 3D objects, cut and engrave with laser precision, or make your next professional quality sign or t-shirt. Patrons 16 years or older must complete free certification courses to reserve time with equipment.

tinker

Spark your creativity with a maker kit. These fully stocked kits provide all the supplies and tools needed to try a variety of activities. They are available for check-out and use in Ignite Studio, and must be checked-in before the library closes each evening. Other items available include sewing machines, pottery wheels, Cricut machine, tool kits, electric drill/driver, and more.

create

Ignite Studio offers zones for creativity. Make a mess with paints and clay in the messy maker area. Create something beautiful from paper or fabric in the clean maker area. And play with Legos, crayons and more in our open play area. Bring your own projects or try something new in Ignite.

record

Take advantage of our audio/video production studio to record your next project. This suite includes free access to audio and video production equipment, mixing console, microphones and cabling, high-end cameras, lighting equipment, a green screen and more.

tech

Make your next tech project come to life in our digital media labs. Four lab spaces are available for free to users in Ignite Studio. Each is equipped with a 27” iMac with retina display and the Adobe Creative Cloud suite.

local

Ignite Studio houses a Maker-in-Residence space designed to support professional and emerging artists in central Indiana. Artists will serve 6-12 week terms in this space, exhibit their work, offer educational experiences to patrons, and provide insight into their own creative process. Stay tuned for more information about upcoming artists and how to apply to the program.

What we offer at ignite studio:

Fabrication Machinery at Ignite Studio

make

Two 3D printers, a laser engraver, and a vinyl cutter with a heat press clam shell are available in the Fabrication Lab. Print 3D objects, cut and engrave with laser precision, or make your next professional quality sign or t-shirt. Patrons 16 years or older must complete free certification courses to reserve time with equipment.

Paint, brushes and canvas at Ignite

tinker

Spark your creativity with a maker kit. These fully stocked kits provide all the supplies and tools needed to try a variety of activities. They are available for check-out and use in Ignite Studio, and must be checked-in before the library closes each evening. Other items available include sewing machines, pottery wheels, Circuit machine, tool kits, electric drill/driver, and more.

Maker Area painting rocks at Ignite Studio

create

Ignite Studio offers zones for creativity. Make a mess with paints and clay in the messy maker area. Create something beautiful from paper or fabric in the clean maker area. And play with Legos, crayons and more in our open play area. Bring your own projects or try something new in Ignite.

Studio for Reservation at Ignite Studio

record

Take advantage of our audio/video production studio to record your next project. This suite includes free access to audio and video production equipment, mixing console, microphones and cabling, high-end cameras, lighting equipment, a green screen and more.

Young man with headphones on working in the AV lab at Ignite Studio

tech

Make your next tech project come to life in our digital media labs. Four lab spaces are available for free to users in Ignite Studio. Each is equipped with a 27” iMac with retina display and the Adobe Creative Cloud suite.

Maker in Residence painting on canvas

local

Ignite Studio houses a Maker-in-Residence space designed to support professional and emerging artists in central Indiana. Artists will serve 6-12 week terms in this space, exhibit their work, offer educational experiences to patrons, and provide insight into their own creative process. Stay tuned for more information about upcoming artists and how to apply to the program.

a place to discover

Explore new and old ideas about art and making as you discover your unique creative process. Find new ways to think about yourself and the world around you through the act of making and creating.

a place to collaborate

Connect with the creative members of your community and build lasting collaborations. Teach yourself. Share your knowledge. Learn from others.

a place to experience at Ignite

Everyone is an artist and a maker, no matter their age, background, or experience level. Become empowered to think differently through unique art and making experiences.

a glimpse

of ignite studio:

Our new space on the lower level of the Fishers library is the perfect spot to dive into a new project. The use of our space is free to the community. Come visit us and see Ignite Studio at HEPL for yourself!

a glimpse

of ignite studio:

Our new space on the lower level of the Fishers library is the perfect spot to dive into a new project. The use of our space is free to the community. Come visit us and see Ignite Studio at HEPL for yourself!

A place to join

ABOUT

Ignite Studio at HEPL is located at the Fishers Library and is an art studio and makerspace that is available to our great community.

HOURS

Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

VISIT

5 Municipal Drive
Fishers, IN 46038
317-579-0331

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