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Media Lab

A state-of-the-art computer lab where you can design, edit, and record. Join us and get creative!

Media Lab Hours 

Monday - Thursday 

10:00am - 8:00pm

Friday - Saturday
10:00am - 5:00pm

12:00pm - 4:00pm

Get Creative

The Media Lab located on the lower level of the Ce

ntral Library and offers customers access to specialized software and equipment for digital audio and visual production. Design a brochure. Edit a film. Build a website. Animate a cartoon. Plan a dream house. model in 3D. enhance a photograph. Learn new skills. Record your music. Share your vision. Impress your clients. Get creative.

NBPL Patrons can make a reservation to use the Media Lab by using the reservation system or speaking to library staff.

Need Help?

Please refer to our Media Lab Resources page for software tutorials and other types of support.


What's Available:

Mac Workstations: MacOS Monterey
All stations include the Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe CC) and Final Cut Pro

Sound Lab Mac

iMac computer station with Logic Pro and GarageBand. Hardware: Focusrite Scarlett 2i2, Audio Technica AT4047 microphone, and Bose Companion 2 Series III Multimedia Monitor System.

Media Lab Macs (All): Adobe CC Collection, Final Cut Pro, iMovie

Media Lab Vinyl & Cassette Converter (Mac 1): Convert Vinyl and Cassettes to digital files with Logic Pro

Media Lab Mac Photo Scanner: Scan photos and slides into digital images, Adobe CC

PC Workstations: Windows 7: All stations include the Adobe Creative Cloud

Media Lab PCs (All): Adobe CC Collection

AutoCAD PC #2: AutoCAD/AutoDesk, Adobe CC Collection

VHS Converter PC #7 & 8: Video Converter software, Adobe CC Collection

Shape Your Sound

The Sound Lab is equipped with the hardware and software to suit your audio needs, be it editing an album or recording.  

The Sound Lab includes an iMac computer station, Focusrite Scarlett 2i2, Garageband, Logic Pro, Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol A61 Smart Keyboard Controller, Audio Technica AT4047MP microphone, and a Fender Super Champ XD amplifier.  

Media Lab Use Policy

Need to know what you need to use the Media Lab? The Media Lab Use Policy is available online to answer any question you may have.

If you have further questions, please contact the Central Library Reference Desk at 949-717-3860.