Want to be on camera, but have a hard time remembering what you want to say? Worry not friend, the library has a solution for you––a teleprompter! This marvelous device allows you to read off a script while looking directly into the camera. Controlling the teleprompter is easy. Just use our included remote to start, stop, and control the rate of your script as it’s displayed on the teleprompter.
Did you know the Library has a brand new Wacom tablet? It's true! The Wacom Intuos Pro M is a powerful tool that can be used in so many creative ways. Similar to Level Up's Intuos Pro, this table allows you to draw on its surface with a specialized pen and see your work on your computer screen.
Live DJing has come a long way since the days of keeping the party going by simply playing one song after another. The turntable revolution of the 1980s established DJs as performers in their own right—songs on vinyl records became the raw materials sonic artists mixed, "scratched," and re-fashioned into amazing new musical statements and creative experiences. Then came the next game-changer that made individual records themselves optional: by using digital controllers—some of which emulate the look and feel of a turntable and mixer setup—today's DJs are limited only by their imaginations and the number of audio files on their computers. Read more about Hey DJs: the Traktor Kontrol S2 Is Here!
Ever wanted to design a poster, or make your own GIF? Or maybe you want to learn the basics of audio recording? Well, you’re in luck—this spring in Level Up at the Main Library, we’re hosting a whole crop of new workshops. Every Thursday from 7-8:30 p.m., an expert from our community ison hand to teach you a new skill using our software and equipment. All skill levels are welcome at most workshops—just bring your desire to learn. Read more about New Level Up Workshops This Spring
Most everyone listens to podcasts these days. Some of us have a couple of favorites—some fanatics have dozens. And though the most avid fan is always on the lookout for exciting new recommendations, with so many podcasts out there, how do you find the ones that suit your interests? Your trusty Library Staff offer this list. Read more about Podcasts: Library Staff Picks
You’ve probably heard about Community Access Television Services (CATS), the cable TV station at the Main Library. But how familiar are you with the amazing programs on CATS, and how to watch them? And what about creating your own programs for broadcast?
Here's all you need to get involved with the coolest—and only—community access TV station in Monroe County.
What are “makers,” exactly? Literally anyone who makes something! Tinkerers, inventors, programmers, artists, designers, scientists, and many other creators make up this diverse, DIY-spirited group. And there will be quite a few of them at this year’s Makevention, 10am-4pm on Saturday, August 26th,at the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center.