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Digital Studios

Whether you’re recording a podcast or digitizing your family’s VHS collection, we have the tools to see your creative project come to life!



Studio 1

Digital Studio 1

For audiovisual projects, features a sound isolation booth, equipment, and software for recording music, podcasts, editing videos, and more.
Equipment details.

Reserve Studio 1 at Aspen Drive

Reserve Studio 1 at Cook Park

Studio 2

Digital Studio 2

A fully equipped digitization station for converting and archiving analog photo, audio, and video into digital formats. Also features a Cricut cutting machine. Equipment details.

Reserve Studio 2 at Aspen Drive

Reserve Studio 2 at Cook Park

Reserve by Phone

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

Reserve In Person

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


  • Must be a registered library cardholder age 14 or older.
  • Reserve up to one week in advance.
  • Maximum 3 hours per day.
  • Your reservation may be cancelled if you do not arrive or call within 15 minutes after your scheduled time.

Review Digital Studio Guidelines & Rules



  • 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)



  • Ableton Live 11
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • iLife Suite- iPhoto, Garageband, iMovie
  • iWork Suite- Pages, Numbers, Keynote
  • Logic Pro X
  • Screenflow
  • Roxio Toast
  • VLC Media Player
  • Zoom
  • Full access to LinkedIn Learning video tutorials & training.



  • Windows 10 PC
  • Cricut Maker 3
  • LG SuperMulti Blade DVD-RW/CD-RW drive
  • Headphones
  • Audio-Technica AT-LP 120-USB Direct Drive Turntable
  • Vidbox Video Capture w/ VCR
  • Epson Perfection V800 scanner- photos, documents, slides, 35mm film, 120 and 220 (21/4) film, and 4×5 film
  • TEAC AD-800 CD/Cassette player w/ USB
  • VHS-C Converter Tape



  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • Cricut Access Subscription
  • Vidbox Video Converter
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Office
  • Roxio Toast
  • VinylStudio
  • VLC Media Player
  • Zoom
  • Full access to LinkedIn Learning video tutorials & training.


Visit the Library of Things page to see studio equipment that can be checked out.

Digital Studio Workshops

Set aside 30 minutes and learn how to use the studios!

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