The Media Lab

Book an appointment

Experienced users can book appointments in the Media Lab Wednesday–Saturday. No in-person assistance is available on these days.

Users can book an appointment with virtual assistance from either Patrick on Mondays or Kristin on Tuesdays.

Media Lab hours are 11:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Saturday. Appointments are limited to 1 hour.

To schedule your appointment:

  1. Using the form below, select a service.
  2. Available dates will appear. You may need to look ahead to the next week or month. Select a date.
  3. Available times will appear. If the time you want isn't available, try selecting a different date.
  4. Add your details.
  5. Tap "Book"
  6. Media Lab staff will be in touch with you as needed.

What You Can Do Here

The Media Lab provides patrons with the assistance, skills, and tools they need to create and edit a variety of media. You can:

  • SCAN photos and documents
  • EDIT photos with Adobe Photoshop
  • DIGITIZE slides, photos, and VHS tapes
  • EDIT videos with iMovie or Final Cut Pro
  • PRODUCE slideshow presentations in Keynote, PowerPoint, or iMovie
  • CREATE custom, personalized books and notecards in Shutterfly or Canva
  • DESIGN flyers, brochures, and graphics with Adobe Creative Cloud programs
  • COMPOSE music with our 49-Key M-Audio Keyboard and edit with GarageBand or Logic Pro

Media Lab Assistants

Kristin A

Kristin specializes in Photography and Graphic Design projects

Patrick V

Patrick specializes in Audio and Video projects

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events.

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Available Tools

Hardware Software
Mac Pro with two 27" monitors Adobe Creative Cloud
Intuos Pro Wacom Tablet Adobe Photoshop
49-Key M-Audio MIDI Keyboard Adobe Illustrator
Yeti Microphone
Available to check out and use at home
Adobe InDesign
Studio Headphones Adobe Premiere Pro
Audio Splitter Adobe After Effects
Leap Motion GarageBand
Epson V600 Scanner Logic Pro
VHS/DVD Player iMovie
LaCie 500gb hard drives
Available to check out and use at home
Final Cut Pro
Epson Artisan 1430 Printer Blender
Record Player Sketchup
Cassette Player
Available to check out and use at home