The Media Lab

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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

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Creative Tech Resources

Creativebug logo

Go to CREATIVEBUG
https://www.creativebug.com/lib/lakeforestlibrary

What you can do with it

Choose from more than 1,000 award-winning art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

User Guide

  1. Start in your device's web browser and visit the Library's Creativebug link.
  2. Enter your Lake Forest Library card number, then set up an account with your email and password.
  3. You can now use your email and password to log in to Creativebug in your browser or the app.

How to access

App available, search for "creativebug" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
Lynda.com

Go to LYNDA
https://www.lynda.com/portal/sip?org=lakeforestlibrary.org

If you have trouble logging in to Lynda, please call their customer support at 1.888.33.LYNDA (1.888.335.9632), Monday–Friday, 8:00 am–7:00 pm.

What you can do with it

Be a lifelong learner with free tutorials from the industry leader in technology training. Enhance and expand your business, technology, and creative skills.

User Guide

Getting Started with Lynda

Watch a tutorial

How to access

App available, search for "lynda" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser

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