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Digital Studio

Northside Branch
1733 Russell Cave Rd.

The mission of the Digital Studio is to provide library customers with access to cutting edge video, photo and graphics editing programs. 

The studio is a place where aspiring filmmakers can learn to take their ideas from inception to completion, where photographers and digital artists make their unique vision reality, a place for musicians to create and edit their own music and where web designers and digital communicators share it all with the world.  It’s also a place for people who simply want to restore and preserve precious historic and family media.  It’s a place where people of all ages and levels of knowledge can create, share and encourage each other.  Click here to contact the Digital Studio staff.

 

Open Studio Hours

Studio is available to the general public:

Monday9:30 am - 8:45 pm
Tuesday1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday9:30 am - 8:45 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Sunday1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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Digital Studio Classes

Don't have time to come in for a class?

We also offer a wide range of online computer training opportunities for free through Lynda.com.

3D Modeling with Sketchup

Increase your Sketchup knowledge by learning how to create and model an object for 3D printing! We'll use advanced tools, organization options, and higher detail levels.

Prerequisite: Sketchup.
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3D Printing Basics

3D printing has made its way to the Digital Studio! This 2-hr session will run through the basics of using our new 3D printers. We'll start with setting up a print job, work our way through loading the filament, and finish by printing a small object.

Completion of this course is required to utilize the Digital Studio's 3D makerspace.
Registration begins on June 2nd
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Registration begins on June 21st
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Camp Digital: 3D Modeling

Let's explore the world of 3D art using Sketchup and Sculptris! Learn how to manipulate and create 3D content. We will design our own objects using modeling tools, and then render them with lighting effects.

Ages 12-16. Registration required.
Registration begins on June 19th
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Camp Digital: Twitch Streaming

Think you've got what it takes to keep a crowd entertained while you play your favorite games? Do you know every secret item? Have the best k/d? Show the world! This workshop will show teens the basics of creating and maintaining a twitch.tv user account with audio, video and webcam. 

Ages 12-16. Registration required 
Registration begins on June 26th
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Colorize a Black and White Photo

Learn to colorize a black and white photo with Photoshop actions and painting. All photos will be provided.

Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics

Registration begins on June 7th
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Final Cut Pro X Basics

Learn how to use the professional film and television industry standard software to create your own video project. This class will cover basic video and audio editing, as well as adding audio and video effects.

Prerequisite: iMovie.

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Registration begins on July 5th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Final Cut Pro X Beyond Basics

Learn the more advanced editing functions of Final Cut Pro X including: color correction, green screen effects, and much more. All "problem" video clips will be provided for you.

Prerequisite: Final Cut Pro X Basics.

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Registration begins on July 12th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

GarageBand Basics

Learn the basics of GarageBand, the audio recording and editing software from Apple. Basic experience with Mac computers is recommended before taking this class.
Registration begins on June 30th
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Illustrator 2: Vector Art

Create original Vector Art using various tools in Adobe Illustrator.

Prerequisite: Illustrator Basics.

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Registration begins on July 3rd
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Illustrator Basics

Learn the basics of creating graphic designs and images from photos and creating unique material using the basic tools and processes of Illustrator.
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Registration begins on June 26th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

iMovie Basics

Create your own video project using photos, video clips, and music. This is a great class for beginners.
Registration begins on June 5th
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Registration begins on June 28th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

InDesign Basics

Learn to use the most powerful layout program in the industry. While learning the tools and interface of Adobe InDesign, you will also learn how to interface with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
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Registration begins on June 19th
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Introduction to Digital Photography

Learn the basics of DSLR cameras and shooting pictures in RAW.
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Registration begins on June 16th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Introduction to Mac

We will cover the basics of using Apple software and hardware. Some experience with computers is necessary. This class will be using Mac OS X High Sierra.
Registration begins on June 9th
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Introduction to Mac 2

We will continue to cover the basics of using Apple's Mac OS X High Sierra. We'll start to learn more advanced features of Apple's OS such as creating folders, using external drives, and formatting hard drives. 

Prerequisite: Introduction to Mac
Registration begins on June 14th
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Lightroom Basics

Learn about the interface and basic tools of Adobe Lightroom. Create incredible photos anywhere with all-new Lightroom CC. Organize your photos with searchable keywords that are automatically applied without the hassle of tagging. And easily share and showcase your photos in fun ways.
Registration begins on June 23rd
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Photoshop Basics

Learn about the interface and basic tools of Adobe Photoshop. You'll also learn how to effectively use and work with layers in Photoshop.
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Registration begins on July 7th
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Photoshop for Photographers

Learn how to retouch your photographs like the professionals, restore old photographs, and use Adobe Camera RAW to improve the lighting, color, and composition of the image.

Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics.

Registration begins on May 31st
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Sketchup

Learn the basics of 3d architectural modeling with Sketchup, a free program for mac or pc.
Registration begins on June 5th
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Registration begins on July 10th
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