The Hub: KPL's Digital Lab Now Open!

Digitize photos and video, produce a podcast, preserve an old LP, cassette or VHS tape. The Hub provides popular software and hardware necessary for most digital projects.

Your project. Your time. Your creativity. Your way!

The Hub

KPL's new digital lab. Central Library, third floor.

Digitize Photos

Digitize those precious family photos!

Preserve and enhance old photographs to have a lifelong digital keepsake. Patrons should have a cloud account (Dropbox, iCloud, Google Drive), a flash drive, or portable hard drive to save their work.

Scan Slides and Negatives

Preserve your photo slides or negatives!

Rediscover and digitize that box of old slides and negatives. Patrons should have a cloud account (Dropbox, iCloud, Google Drive), a flash drive, or portable hard drive to save their work.

Convert Records and Cassettes to Digital

Convert your old LPs or audio cassettes to digital!

Create a personal MP3 copy of a favorite LP or cassette. Digitize those cherished home recordings. Please note that digitization happens in "real time." Patrons should have a cloud account (Dropbox, iCloud, Google Drive), a flash drive, or portable hard drive to save their work.

Convert VHS to DVD

Transfer your old VHS tapes to digital!

Transfer old home movies on VHS to DVD for your personal viewing pleasure. Please note that digitization happens in "real time." Patrons should have a cloud account (Dropbox, iCloud, Google Drive), a flash drive, or portable hard drive to save their work.

Produce and Edit Digital Video, Audio and Photos

Create a digital video with professional editing software!

Utilize our professional software to craft awesome photos and videos, record podcasts, create digital animation and record audio. Patrons should have a cloud account (Dropbox, iCloud, Google Drive), a flash drive, or portable hard drive to save their work.

Please Note! The Hub is a service for KPL Resident Area borrowers only.



Highlights

Digital Lab Services

The Hub

Location:

Central Library, third floor

Open Hours:

  • • Tues: 3 pm - 8  pm
    • Thurs: 10 am - 3 pm
    • Sat: 10 am - 3 pmNew!

Reserve a workstation 


Four Digitization Stations:
• Dell XPS 8700 Win7 PCs
• 27 inch Apple iMac
 

Four Production Stations:
• 27 inch Apple iMacs
• Dell XPS 8700 Win7 PC
 

Hardware and Peripherals:
• Blue Yeti Microphones
• Canon 9000F Scanners
• Honestech VHS to DVD
• ION Tape Express
• ION Profile Vinyl-to-MP3
• Bose Companion 2 Speakers
 

Productivity & Creativity:
• Adobe Creative Cloud:
 - Photoshop
 - Illustrator
 - Premiere Pro
 - Audition
 - Lightroom 5.4
 - Acrobat Pro XI
 - Forms Central
• Apple iLife Suite:
 - iPhoto
 - iMovie
 - Garageband
• Final Cut Pro
• Apple Motion 5
• Anime Studio
• Audacity

User Guides

Professional Features

Adobe PremiereAdobe Premiere
Professional video editing software
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe Photoshop
Photo editing software

Contact

Questions? Contact The Hub