Digital Studios

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Learn new skills and see your next creative project come to life!

  • Convert analog to digital video (ex. take VHS tapes and digitize them for DVD or YouTube)
  • Learn professional graphic design skills
  • Design a website
  • Scan and restore photos, slides, or negatives
  • Record a demo, conduct interviews, or start a podcast
  • Skype with friends and family
  • Shoot, edit, and share digital film projects

Read about what’s new In the Studio!

 

Reserve Studio Time

 

Equipment For 7-Day Checkout

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GoPro HERO
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Samsung HMX-F90 HD camcorder
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LaCie Rugged 500 GB portable hard drive
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Nikon D3300 Digital SLR
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Camera Tripod
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selfie stick
Flexion Selfie Stick
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ZOOM recorder2 ZOOM H2n Handy Recorder w/ accessories
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Canon Powershot ELPH130 IS digital camera
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Late fee: $5.00 per day.
Renewals allowed: 2
Equipment located at Cook Park’s Lower Level Reference Desk and the Aspen Drive Reference Desk.
 

 

Equipment For In-Library Checkout

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13-inch Macbook Air

For availability, go to the Lower Level Desk at Cook Park or Reference Desk at Aspen Drive.

In-Studio Equipment

Hardware

27” iMac Desktops: 3.2 Ghz Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM
Apple USB Superdrive

 

Audio
5′ x 7′ sound isolation booth (Cook Park)
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 studio monitor headphones
Audio-Technica AT-LP 120-USB direct drive turntable (Cook Park)
Blue Yeti USB Microphone
Blue Yeti Pro USB Microphone
M-Audio Keystation 61ES MIDI Controller
M-Audio QUAD audio interface (Cook Park)
M-Audio M-Track Plus II audio interface (Aspen Drive)
TEAC AD-800 CD/Cassette Player w/ USB

 

Video
Elgato Video Capture w/ working VCR
VHS-C to VHS tape adapter

 

Image
Epson Perfection V600 scanner
Wacom Intuos Pen and Touch Medium tablet

Software

Adobe Creative Cloud – Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, and more.
Elgato Video Capture
Epson Digital ICE
Ecamm Call Recorder for Skype (Cook Park Studio A)
Final Cut Pro
Firefox
Google Chrome
iLife Suite- iPhoto, Garageband, iMovie
iWork Suite- Pages, Numbers, Keynote
Logic Pro X
ScreenFlow 5
SketchUp 2014
Skype
Textwrangler
Toast DVD
VinylStudio (Cook Park Studio B)
VLC Media Player
XCode

Full access to Lynda.com video tutorials & training

Reservations

Book Online

  • Must be a registered library cardholder age 14 or older to book a Digital Studio.
    Cardholders from other library districts may use the Studios on a walk-in basis.
  • Reserve up to one week in advance.

Aspen Digital Studio

RESERVE THE ASPEN STUDIO

HARDWARE

  • 27” iMac Desktop: 3.2 Ghz Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM
  • Apple USB Superdrive (CD/DVD drive
  • Audio-Technica ATH-M50 studio monitor headphones
  • Blue Yeti USB Microphone
  • Blue Yeti Pro USB Microphone
  • Elgato Video Capture
  • Epson Perfection V600 scanner- scans photos, documents, slides, and negatives
  • M-Audio Keystation 61ES MIDI Controller
  • M-Audio M-Track Plus audio interface
  • Toshiba DVR620 VHS/DVD Conversion Unit
  • Wacom Intuos Pen and Touch Medium Tablet

SOFTWARE

  • Adobe CS6- Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, Fireworks
  • Elgato Video Capture
  • Epson Digital ICE
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • iLife Suite- iPhoto, Garageband, iMovie
  • iWork Suite- Pages, Numbers, Keynote
  • Logic Pro X
  • SketchUp 2014
  • Skype
  • Textwrangler
  • Toast DVD
  • VLC Media Player
  • XCode
  • Full access to Lynda.com video tutorials & training

LIMITATIONS

  • Time Limit: 3 hours per day.
  • Room Limit: Up to 2 people.

Cook Digital Studio


RESERVE STUDIO A

HARDWARE

  • 5′ x 7′ sound isolation booth
  • 27” iMac Desktop: 3.2 Ghz Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM
  • Apple USB Superdrive (CD/DVD drive)
  • Audio-Technica ATH-M50 studio monitor headphones
  • Blue Yeti USB Microphone
  • Blue Yeti Pro USB Microphone
  • Canon Canoscan LiDE110 scanner- scans photos and documents
  • Elgato Video Capture
  • M-Audio Keystation 61ES MIDI Controller
  • M-Audio QUAD audio interface
  • Wacom Intuos Pen and Touch Medium Tablet

SOFTWARE

  • Adobe CS6- Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, Fireworks
  • Elgato Video Capture
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • iLife Suite- iPhoto, Garageband, iMovie
  • iWork Suite- Pages, Numbers, Keynote
  • Logic Pro X
  • SketchUp 2014
  • Skype
  • Textwrangler
  • Toast DVD
  • VLC Media Player
  • XCode
  • Full access to Lynda.com video tutorials & training.

LIMITATIONS

  • Time Limit: 3 hours per day.
  • Up to 4 people.

Cook Digital Studio


RESERVE STUDIO B

HARDWARE

  • 27” iMac Desktop: 3.2 Ghz Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM
  • Apple USB Superdrive (CD/DVD drive)
  • Audio-Technica ATH-M50 studio monitor headphones
  • Audio-Technica AT-LP 120-USB Direct Drive Turntable
  • Elgato Video Capture
  • Epson Perfection V600 scanner- scans photos, documents, slides, and negatives
  • Toshiba DVR620 VHS/DVD Conversion Unit
  • TEAC AD-800 CD/Cassette player w/ USB

SOFTWARE

  • Adobe CS6- Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, Fireworks
  • Elgato Video Capture
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • iLife Suite- iPhoto, Garageband, iMovie
  • iWork Suite- Pages, Numbers, Keynote
  • Logic Pro X
  • SketchUp 2014
  • Skype
  • Textwrangler
  • Toast DVD
  • VinylStudio
  • VLC Media Player
  • XCode
  • Full access to Lynda.com video tutorials & training.

LIMITATIONS

  • Time Limit: 3 hours per day.
  • Up to 2 people.

 

Phone

Cook Park: 847-362-2330, ext. 1153

Aspen Drive: 847-362-2330, ext.1402

In Person

Lower Level Desk at Cook Park or the Reference Desk at Aspen Drive.

See the Digital Studio Guidelines & Rules.


Digital Studio Hours

Studios close 30 minutes prior to library closing.
Mon.–Thurs.: 9 am–8:30 pm
Friday: 9 am–5:30 pm
Saturday: 9 am–4:30 pm
Sunday: 1–4:30 pm

Digital Studio Rules & Guidelines

Workshops


Need a little help getting started? Attend a half hour studio workshop.

View the schedule and register

Help Videos

Watch our step-by-step video tutorials for digitally converting images and video.

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