Studio 1    |  Studio Kids

Updated March 3: Studio 1 and Studio Kids are available to use.

To request additional help in the digital studios, please make an appointment. At this time, masks are optional, but recommended in the Library and in appointments. If you have questions, please contact For support with the professional creative software in the digital studio, you may also want to view our digital studios tutorials, or visit LinkedIn Learning. 

Located on the first floor in the Business & Technology Center, Studio 1 is a great place to work on digital projects for work, school, or home. Whether you want to use Photoshop, play with our green screen, make a new musical composition, or work with one of the many pieces of hardware & software, Studio 1 has the tools you need. To learn what you can make in Studio 1 try our digital studios tutorials or begin with one of our getting started guides:

GarageBand iMovie
Photoshop Scanner

Reserve Studio 1

Barrington Area Library cardholders grades 9 and up can make a reservation for up to four people to use Studio 1for 2 hours, up to seven days in advance. Renewals are allowed if no other customers have existing reservations. Need help getting started in Studio 1? E-mail:


studio 1 procedures

  • 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

Apple MacPro with 24" monitor

apple computer

Blue Yeti Professional Mic

Bose Companion 2 Speakers

Canon Canoscan

Canon 8800 scanner

Kingston Memory Card Reader



M-Track Plus

Not Currently Available


Blu Ray/DVD Burner



Sennheiser Headphones

Not Currently Available

 Wacom 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 digital studio 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

Canon PowershotSX530

Manual for Canon PowershotSX530


Canon Vixia HF R800

Manual for Canon Vixia HF R800



GoPro HERO10 Black


HyperX USB Drive - 256GB


MeFoto Tripod


MIDI Controller

Manual for MIDI controller



Nano Microphone

Manual for Nano microphone




Smartphone Tripod



VHS to Digital Transfer Kit

Instructions: Mac | PC