The Sound Studio

image of text saying sound studio

Hire our fully equipped studio at the Caboolture Hub free of charge. Use the video editing software for all your content needs and explore the world of sound recording and podcasting.

To use The Sound Studio, you will need a basic understanding of music production and studio operation. Watch the introduction videos to get started. Once you have completed the web-based introduction, you are free to book The Sound Studio. You must be a library member to use the Sound Studio and equipment. 

If you are younger than 18 and would like to use the Sound Studio, you must have someone older than 18 make the booking on your behalf. You must also be supervised by someone over the age of 18 for the duration of your session.

You can find a wide range of inspiring books on music production and podcasting at City of Moreton Bay Libraries.

Subscribe to Libraries Now and stay up to date on future library events.

Studio inclusions 

The studio includes the following resources.


  • 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display
  • PreSonus STUDIO-68C 6X6 channel audio interface
  • Three sets of Sennheiser HD280PRO professional monitoring headphones
  • RODECaster Pro II all-in-one podcasting mixer
  • Three Rode PODMIC Dynamic Podcasting Microphones
  • Aston Spirit Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone
  • Novation Nocturn Studio midi keyboard


  • Logic Pro
  • Garage Band
  • RODECaster Pro Companion App
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Premiere Rush

DJ equipment

  • Pioneer XDJ-RX3 all-in-one DJ system (comes with one power cable, one USB connection cable and one carry case)



Start your digital broadcast using our RODECaster Pro II.

Watch the video, RODECaster Pro II: How to get started.


View the transcript.

Studio recording

Our soundproof room is perfect for recording, podcasting and audio production.

Watch the video, Logic Pro X tutorial - Ultimate beginner basics.

logi-pro-x-recording video thumbnail

View the transcript.


Mix your own music using the Pioneer DJ XDJ RX3 standalone console. Play from USB drives, DJ software, two laptops at once with external record decks or CD players. You can mix microphones and other sources into your performance too.

This equipment is only to be used within The Sound Studio. Some noise restrictions may apply. 

Watch the video, Pioneer DJ XDJ-RX3 Complete Training Tutorial and Video Manual - Tips and Tricks.

Man describing DJ software image is video thumbnail

View the transcript.

Induction walkthrough

After watching the introduction videos, you are now ready to use the studio. When you book a studio room, you can request a quick induction walkthrough that will be given when you collect your swipe card. The walkthrough will include:

  • an explanation of our terms of use
  • a short demonstration on the safe use of the equipment.

You will need to read and agree to this statement before using The Sound Studio equipment:

I hereby acknowledge that as a City of Moreton Bay library member using The Sound Studio equipment. I have read and understand the Terms of use and agree to comply at all times with the above terms and all stated requirements written or communicated to me at any time by City of Moreton Bay library staff.

As per the Terms of use, Caboolture Library does not offer sound engineering or technical support. However, if you have any technical questions see a staff member.


Book now

When making your booking, additional equipment can be selected:

  • Rodecaster USB to PC cable
  • Rodecaster SD Card 1
  • Rodecaster SD Card 2
  • iMac Wireless keyboard and mouse

What's on in sound