DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIO
The Sound Recording Studio and Visual Recording Studio are available to individuals 18 years and older and minors accompanied by an adult. Attending a class or one-on-one session is required prior to scheduling time to use the Sound Recording, Visual Recording Studio, or Editing Studio. This allows you to become familiar with the software and equipment. Also offered in the Digital Media Studio is slide conversion equipment and VHS/Beta conversion equipment and software.
VISUAL RECORDING STUDIO (18 years and/or minors with an adult)
Equipment for use includes a Canon Rebel camera with HD video recording, a portable Flip Video UltraHD camera, a portable lighting kit, backdrops, and green screen wall.
SOUND RECORDING STUDIO (18 years and up or minors with an adult)
Equipment for use includes audio and instrumental microphones, a pop screen, and an iMac with GarageBand installed.
EDITING STUDIO (18 years and up or minors with an adult)
Equipment for use includes four Mac computers. Software available includes: GarageBand, iMovie, iPhoto, and Photoshop. We also can show you how to create a Podcast using GarageBand.
To register for a class, for a complete list of equipment, or to schedule a one-on-one session, call the Library at 419-625-3834.
A lot of information is out there. Let us be your personal guide! This service, available to Sandusky Library cardholders, allows you to receive personal assistance from a librarian for 30 minutes (twice per month). Requests for specific times depend on staff availability. To schedule a session, call the Library AT 419-625-3834.
VHS/BETA CONVERSION EQUIPMENT
Do you have family movies saved on VHS or Beta tapes? We offer equipment and software in the Digital Media Studio that allows you to convert and edit your family videos to a USB or DVD. For more information, call the Library at 419-625-3834.
SLIDE CONVERSION EQUIPMENT
Do you have family memories on slides? We have a Wolverine F2D Mighty Digital Slide Film Converter that allows you to save to a USB drive and can be checked out for use at the Library. Stop by Children’s Services or call the Library at 419-625-3834 for more details.
Now, you can scan your cherished photos and save them to a USB or DVD. A scanner is now available in the Digital Media Studio. For more information or to schedule time to use the scanner, stop by Children’s Services or call the Library at 419-625-3834.
Thursdays from 2:30-4:00 p.m.
If you have a computer, laptop, phone or device, we are here to help you learn more about them!
Drop by for a quick session with one of our Tech Tutors who can help you:
- use the features on your online Library account to renew items and place holds
- search the Library catalog or databases and download eBooks, audiobooks, movies, and music (you can do this with Hoopla, too!)
- search the internet or set up an email account
- get started with Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram
One-on-One appointments are also available by calling the Library at 419-625-3834.
*Unfortunately, our Tech Tutors cannot help you diagnose or repair software or hardware errors, nor are they able to help with programming or advanced applications such as AutoCAD, etc.
USE OUR DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIO FOR YOUR SKYPE JOB INTERVIEW
Book the Sound Recording Studio in our Digital Media Studio for your Skype job interview. This is a private room with a computer that has Skype loaded and ready to go. We can help you create a Skype account and show you how to use it. To schedule an appointment, call the Library at 419-625-3834.