Studio 1    |  Studio Kids

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Studio 1

Located on the first floor in the Business & Technology Center, Studio 1 is a great place for adults and students in grades 9 and up to work to work on digital projects. Whether you want to use Photoshop, digitize photos, make a new musical composition, or work with one of the many pieces of hardware & software, Studio 1 has the tools you need.

  • The studio is open to individuals going into 9th grade and older to work on projects requiring the use of the equipment.
  • Reservations may be made one week in advance by Barrington Area Library cardholders.
  • The studio may be reserved for a maximum of 2 hours. An extension is allowed if no other customers have a reservation.
  • Reservations will be held for 10 minutes, after which the entire period reserved will be forfeited.
  • Cardholders from other libraries may use the space on a walk-in basis for one hour at a time. An extension is allowed if no other customers have a reservation. 
  • Room capacity: Four

Reserve Studio 1

Barrington Area Library cardholders grades 9 and up can make a reservation to use Studio 1 up to seven days in advance. The reservation may be made for two hours, with a room capacity of four people.

Additional Help 

You may make a reservation and use Studio 1 independently, but if you think you might need additional help we have a number of resources:




Apple MacPro with 24" monitor

apple computer

Blue Yeti Professional Mic

Bose Companion 2 Speakers

Canon Canoscan

Canon 8800 scanner

Blu Ray/DVD Burner

Blu-Ray Player  

Kingston Memory Card Reader




Kodak Light Box



Sennheiser Headphones



Wacom Tablet

Drawing Tablet




Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Acrobat Pro:Make custom PDFs & forms.
Adobe After Effects:
Create 2D & 3D animations.
Adobe Audition: Record, edit, & mix audio.
Adobe Illustrator: Design & draw graphics.

Adobe InDesign: Publish print or digital text.
Adobe Lightroom CC:Photo editing application.
Adobe Photoshop: Photo editing software.
Adobe Premier Pro: Professional video editing software.

Additional Software

Final Cut Pro
Aperture 3


equipment for checkout

Barrington cardholders can check out the following technology equipment for up to one week.
Instructions for the VHS to Digital Transfer Kit: Instructions for PC or Instructions for Mac. To burn the digital file(s) to DVD please use - Instructions to Burn a DVD on a Mac