Media Labs

Conversion Station

The Conversion Station is available to Tinley Park Library cardholders only.

Digitize and Preserve the Past

  • VHS
  • Audio cassettes
  • 45 and 33 1/3 vinyl records
  • 35mm film & slides
  • Video8 cassettes
  • Negatives
  • Photographs
  • Documents

Equipment

  • Apple iMac
  • EPSON Scanner
  • Analog to Digital Audio & Video Hubs
  • Dual Cassette Deck
  • Turntable
  • DVD Player/Video Cassette Recorder

Check out the ElGato Video Capture Device
Transfer VHS tapes at home!
ElGato Video Capture Device
Instructions for PC
Instructions for Mac

Software

  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Audacity
  • Blackmagic Media Express
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Handbrake
  • GIMP
  • iZotope RX 5 Audio
  • SilverFast
  • VLC

Procedures

Available Times

Monday-Friday
9 :00 — 12:00pm
1:00 — 4:00pm
5:00 — 8:00pm
Saturday
9:00 — 12:00pm
1:00 — 4:00pm
Sunday
12:00 — 4:00pm

Digital Media Studio

The Digital Media Studio is available to Tinley Park Library cardholders only.

Get Creative

  • Compose & mix music
  • Film & edit HD video
  • Create animation & visual effects
  • Design logos & graphics
  • Capture & restore photographs & images
  • Create unique designs & labels with our vinyl cutter
  • Draw a comic or graphic novel
  • Record a podcast
  • Build a website
  • & much, much more...

Equipment

  • Apple iMac
  • Green Screen and Stage Lighting
  • Nikon Digital Camera
  • Panasonic 4K Video Camera
  • RØDE Condenser Microphone
  • SONY Professional Headphones
  • MIDI Keyboard
  • Pen & Touch Tablet
  • Vinyl Cutter

Software

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Atom
  • Audacity
  • Blender
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Handbrake
  • GIMP
  • Inkscape
  • Logic Pro X
  • Pro Tools
  • Silhouette Studio
  • Sketchbook Pro
  • Sublime Text 2

Procedures

Available Times

Monday-Friday
9:00 — 12:00pm
1:00 — 4:00pm
5:00 — 8:00pm
Saturday
9:00 — 12:00pm
1:00 — 4:00pm
Sunday
12:00 — 4:00pm