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See your next creative project come to life!

  • Digital video conversion (VHS, VHS-C, and 8mm tapes to digital video or DVDs)
  • Record a demo, conduct interviews, or start a podcast
  • Take home cameras, microphones, hotspots, and more
  • Learn professional graphic design skills and design a website
  • Scan and restore photos, slides, or negatives
  • Skype with friends and family
  • Shoot, edit, and share digital film projects

Read about what’s new In the Studio!

 


Studio Reservations

  • Must be a registered library cardholder age 14 or older.
  • Reserve up to one week in advance.

Note: Studio 2 cannot accommodate vocal/instrument performance. Please reserve Studio 1 featuring the sound isolation booth for these recording needs.

 

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-M20x studio monitor headphones
  • Blue Yeti USB Microphone
  • Blue Yeti Pro USB Microphone
  • Shure SM57 Microphones (2) - Cook Park only
  • M-Audio Keystation 61ES MIDI Controller
  • Behringer U-PHORIA UMC404HD Audio Interface

SOFTWARE

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • Ecamm Call Recorder for Skype (Cook Park only)
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • iLife Suite- iPhoto, Garageband, iMovie
  • iWork Suite- Pages, Numbers, Keynote
  • Logic Pro X
  • Screenflow
  • 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 4 people.

HARDWARE

  • 27” iMac Desktop: 3.2 Ghz Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM
  • Apple USB Superdrive (CD/DVD drive)
  • Headphones
  • Audio-Technica AT-LP 120-USB Direct Drive Turntable (Cook Park only)
  • Elgato Video Capture w/ VCR
  • Epson Perfection V800 scanner- scans photos, documents, slides, and negatives
  • TEAC AD-800 CD/Cassette player w/ USB
  • VHS-C Converter Tape

SOFTWARE

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • 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.

 

Reserve by Phone

847-362-2330 – Cook Park x1153 | Aspen Drive x1402

Reserve In-Person

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

 


Equipment For Checkout

Loan Period: 7 days | Late fee: $1.00 per day.

Renewals allowed: 2

Checkout and return equipment at the Circulation Desk.  

GoPro HERO Session
check availability


Sony HDR-CX440 camcorder
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LaCie Rugged 500 GB hard drive
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Nikon DSLR Camera
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Camera Tripod
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ZOOM recorder2
ZOOM H2n Handy Recorder
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Elgato Video Capture
check availability
VCR & computer not included

Blue Yeti Microphone
check availability

NES and SNES Classic Edition
check availability

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Canon Powershot digital camera
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Mobile Hotspot
check availability

 


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.


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

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Request a studio tour.
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Help Videos

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

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Use your library card to access Lynda.com's professional video training from home anytime.

Studio Workshops


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

View the schedule and register

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