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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
Thursday9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Sunday1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

 

Two Minute Tips

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.

Please note:  The scheduled upgrade from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning has been postponed indefinitely.  For more information, please click here.

 

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.
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Registration begins on October 24th
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Registration begins on November 2nd
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Digital Photography & Lightroom

Are you trying to get the most out of your digital photographs...but have no idea where to start? In this course, we'll take you from start to finish with information on how cameras, lenses, and photography techniques work. We'll also help you get started with digital darkroom organization using Adobe Lightroom.
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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 November 12th
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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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 November 16th
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Illustrator 2: Vector Art

Create original Vector Art using various tools in Adobe Illustrator.

Prerequisite: Illustrator Basics.

Registration begins on October 29th
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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.
Registration begins on October 22nd
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iMovie Basics

Create your own video project using photos, video clips, and music. This is a great class for beginners.
Registration begins on November 5th
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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.
Northside Branch - Digital Studio
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 Mojave.
Registration begins on October 31st
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Introduction to Mac 2

We will continue to cover the basics of using Apple's Mac OS X Mojave. 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 November 7th
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Sketchup 2: 3D Modeling

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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Spooky Films with iMovie!

Create your own spooky film using photos, video clips, and music! This is a great class for beginners.
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