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Digital Media

Studio Central provides access to digital media technology that encourages exploration, learning, play, and creativity, including a 3D printer, digital scanner, A/V editing software, and much more.

Computers in Studio Central are equipped with Adobe Master Collection. Bring a USB stick to save your work, or purchase one at the Information Desk. You must have a library card to sign into the computers.

Everyone is expected to work responsibly and follow the library’s Safe Use Code and Internet Access Policy.

3-D Printer

  • Ultimaker 2+ printer available on a first come, first served basis
  • Create and edit 3D models with Cura software or download from Thingiverse
  • Transfer to printer via SD card
  • Supported File Types: STL, OBJ, and AMF
  • Build volume: 22.3 x 22.3 x 20.5 cm (8.8 x 8.8 x 8.1 in)

Digital Conversion

  • Convert VHS, film and slides to digital format
  • Edit pictures and videos using Adobe Photoshop or Premiere
  • Stay with your project from start to finish
  • Bring a storage device for your project

Digital Scanner

  • Use the Canon 9000F to scan documents and photos
  • Convert paper documents and photos to digital formats
  • Save, copy, or e-mail your digital file

Die Cutter

  • Use the Silhouette Cameo to cut precision pieces for scrapbooking or other paper crafts
  • Use the software to create your own patterns
  • Bring craft materials such as card stock, craft vinyl, or heat transfer material 

Music Station

  • Create music tracks using Ableton Push
  • 9 virtual instruments and over 3000 production-ready sounds
  • Bring your own headphones or buy earbuds at the Info Desk

Reserve a Studio Central computer

The Die Cutting station, Digital Conversion station, and Music station can be reserved ahead of time. You may reserve a maximum 2 hours per day. Reservations can be made up to 2 days in advance.

How to reserve:

  • Click here to access the reservation system
  • At the login screen, enter your library card number and click the "Login" button.
  • Select the "Reservation Wizard" link at the bottom right corner.
  • Click the "Select site" link, and select "Central - Digital Media Lab".
  • Follow the prompts to set the time and date of your reservation.
  • When you are finished, click the "Log Off" link at the top left corner of the screen.