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Digital Studios


See your next creative project come to life!

  • Digital video conversion (VHS/VHS-C to digital video or DVDs)
  • Record a demo, conduct interviews, or start a podcast
  • Learn professional graphic design skills and design a website
  • Scan and restore photos, slides, or negatives
  • Edit film projects
  • Coming Soon – Use a Cricut cutting machine to cut vinyl and other materials!

Read about what’s new In the Studio

Digital Studio Workshops

Set aside 30 minutes and learn how to:

  • Set up recording sessions for music or podcasts.
  • Digitize VHS tapes, cassettes, and vinyl records.
  • Scan photos, slides, and negatives.
  • and more!

View the schedule and register.


  • Must be a registered library cardholder age 14 or older.
  • Reserve up to one week in advance.
  • Maximum 3 hours per day.

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


  • 5' x 7' sound isolation booth
  • 27” iMac Desktop: 3.2 Ghz Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM
  • Behringer U-PHORIA UMC404HD Audio Interface
  • Audio-Technica ATH-M20x studio monitor headphones
  • Blue Yeti USB Microphone
  • Blue Yeti Pro USB Microphone (2)
  • KORG Minilogue Polyphonic Analogue Synthesizer
  • M-Audio Keystation 61ES MIDI Controller
  • Shure SM57 Microphones (2) - Cook Park only
  • Apple USB Superdrive (CD/DVD drive)


  • 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 LinkedIn Learning video tutorials & training.


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


  • Windows 10 PC
  • LG SuperMulti Blade DVD-RW/CD-RW drive
  • Headphones
  • Audio-Technica AT-LP 120-USB Direct Drive Turntable
  • Elgato Video Capture w/ VCR
  • Epson Perfection V800 scanner- photos, documents, slides, 35mm film, 120 and 220 (21/4) film, and 4x5 film
  • TEAC AD-800 CD/Cassette player w/ USB
  • VHS-C Converter Tape


  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • Elgato Video Capture
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • SketchUp 2014
  • Skype
  • Toast DVD
  • VinylStudio
  • VLC Media Player
  • Full access to LinkedIn Learning video tutorials & training.


  • 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.


Visit the Equipment page to see studio equipment that can be checked out.


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


Video Tutorials
Step-by-step video tutorials for digitally converting images and video.

LinkedIn Learning
Use your library card to access professional video training from home anytime.


Need help with a project?

Book a 30 minute 1-on-1 session with one of our Tech Aides.

Coming Soon – Cricut Cutting Machine

Cricut Explore Air 2
The Cricut Explore Air 2 cuts designs created on a connected computer using the Cricut Design Space application.

Keep checking this page for updates.