Digital Studio

If you want to reserve the studio, please contact Adult Services, at 708.215.3220 or

Make a reservation online

Digital Studio

Operating Policy

Capacity: Up to 6
Maximum Time: 4 hours

Must be 14 or older to reserve

Use of the Studio Requires:

La Grange Public Library card
Photo ID
Valid email address
A hard drive or flash drive to store your work
Your amazing imagination

 

Shoot, edit, and share your own videos
Record music, podcasts, and oral histories
Create video tutorials
Green screen capabilities

Scan, touch up, and share family photos and slides
Transfer video and audio cassettes to new formats
Create a brochure, flyer or newsletter for your business or organization
Build a website for personal or business use
Create computer animations
Design a business presentation

Equipment:

iMac 27” with additional 29” Acer monitor
Blue Yeti Multi-Pattern USB Microphone (for narrations)
Shure SM58-LC Handheld microphone and stand (for singing)
M-Audio Oxygen 61 - USB MIDI Keyboard
Sony MDR-7506 Headphones
Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 audio interface (you can hook up your guitar)
Speakers
Memory card reader
Epson V600 scanner with Digital Ice,  For photos, documents and slides.
Wacom Tablet (for drawing)
Toshiba DVD/VHS Combo Player (for converting VHS cassettes to DVD)
SONY camcorder (for converting 8 and Hi8 tapes to DVD)
ION Tape 2 PC (for converting audio cassettes to CD)

Apple iPad(for creating green screen projects)
Green screen wall
Canon Powershot 35mm camera
Canon Vixia video camera
Cowboy Studio lighting equipment
Tripod

Software:
GarageBand
ScreenFlow (screen casting to create video tutorials)  ScreenFlow Help
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2021(beginner friendly)
Adobe Premiere Elements 2021(beginner friendly)
Adobe Creative Cloud (for users with some experience):

· Adobe Acrobat Pro (PDF creator)
· Adobe Illustrator (vector graphics viewer/editor)
· Adobe InDesign (desktop publisher)
· Adobe Photoshop (photo viewer/editor)
· Adobe Premiere Pro (video editing application)
· Adobe Flash (animation tool)
· Adobe Dreamweaver (web design tool)
And more

iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand
Roxio Toast Titanium (to burn DVDs)

VideoScribe - White board animation (VideoScribe help)
SketchBook/ArtRage for use with the drawing tablet
EPSON Scan

DoInk (on iPad for using the greenscreen) DoInk Help


When you arrive at the library:

Check in at a service desk and let them know you have a reservation.  Leave a photo ID, and pick up a security access card. After your visit, return the access card to reclaim your ID


Borrow a camera or a recorder.


The library offers cameras, recording devices and more!

Learn more about circulating equipment available to borrow.