Welcome to Level Up, the library’s new digital creativity center! Level Up is located on the first floor of the main library, just off the atrium between CATS and The Ground Floor. Level Up is an all ages studio that includes a video production studio with green screen, two audio production studios, and a creative computing space with four iMacs featuring the entire Adobe Creative Suite. Level Up is a place for video and music production, graphic and web design, and coding and game creation.
Reserving the Video Production Studio and the Audio Production Studios
The video production studio and both of the audio production studios are available for two-hour reservations with a library card at Level Up. Reservations are released after 15 minutes of scheduled start time if user has not arrived.
Stop by Level Up on the first floor of the Main Library to reserve a production studio or reserve online:
Reserving Computers in Level Up
There are 4 iMacs and 2 MacBook Pros available for 2 hour reservations with a library card. These computers are for media creation only. The Library has computers available for other uses on the main floor.
Video Production Studio Equipment:
- Green screen and accessories
- Canon VIXIA HF G30 digital HD camcorder
- Professional grade tripod with dolly wheels
- Rode condenser shotgun microphone
- Mackie ProFX 8 channel mixer
Advanced Video Production Studio Equipment*:
- Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
- Full-body green screen suit
- Audio-Technica lavalier microphones
- Manfrotto professional tripod
- IKAN teleprompter
- IKAN professional LED studio lights
- Rode boom pole
*Patrons who wish to use the advanced studio equipment must complete the Make It Digital program "Advanced Video Production Gear & Setup."
Audio Production Studios equipment:
- Audio Technica professional headphones
- iMac computer with Logic Pro X, Adobe Audition, Propellerhead Reason 8, Pro Tools 12, and Ableton Live 9 Suite
- Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 interface
- Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 interface
- Rode large diaphragm condenser mic
- Samson large diaphragm condenser mic
- Akai Professional MPK249 keyboard controller
- Casio digital piano
- Shure SM57 and SM58 dynamic mics (available upon request)
- Squire Stratocaster guitar
- Ibanez Artwood acoustic guitar
- Spector performer bass guitar
- LaCie 500GB hard drives - Available for 3-week check out with a library card. For use by those with large storage needs.
- 16GB USB3 flash drives - available for 3-week check out. Those who don't need more than 16GB are encouraged to check these out rather than the 500GB hard drives.
Other materials available in Level Up:
- Reference collection of manuals to assist in use of Adobe graphic design and video editing/effects programs
- External dvd/cd/bluray burner/reader, available for 2 hour checkout with library card
- Audio-Technica professional headphones available for 2 hour check out with library card
- Wacom large and medium drawing tablets available for 2 hour checkout with library card