Creative Studio

Frequently Asked Questions

The Creative Studio consists of three sound proof rooms on the second floor of the Library. Room A is the largest, perfect for music recording or green screen photo sessions. Rooms B and C are smaller, designed for graphics work and more independent projects. All of the rooms are equipped with iMacs, as well as Adobe Creative Cloud, iMovie and Garage Band/Logic Pro software. Other equipment is available for check-out and use inside of the building.

Can I reserve the Creative Studio?

Yes! Reservations are highly encouraged to use the Creative Studio. Call, text, email, or chat with us to make a reservation.

Can I bring a family member or guest to my reservation?

Yes. The Elmhurst Library cardholder is responsible for any guests they choose to bring into the space. Creative Studio A has a maximum capacity of 6 people. Both Studios B & C have maximum capacities of 3 people.

Who can use the Creative Studio?

Equipment and room usage are available to valid Elmhurst Public Library card holders and require the presentation of a valid photo ID (Drivers License, State ID, or High School ID).

Adult supervision is required for anyone below the age of high school.

What does the Creative Studio cost?

The Creative Studio is free to use. There are no costs for equipment, room rental, or deposits.

Can I get help with my project?

Staff is available to help you get started on projects and answer general questions. More involved questions may require attendance at an upcoming Technology program, a LinkedIn Learning video tutorial, using the Library’s informative collection, or a scheduled appointment with a staff member.

How can I learn to use Creative Studio equipment?

LinkedIn Learning helps anyone learn software, technology, creative, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals through online video tutorials and trainings on demand. Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning. For more details visit:  LinkedIn Learning for Library – Patron FAQ 

Library books about audiovideo, and graphics software

Technology Classes at Elmhurst Public Library

 

I have a question about the Creative Studio. How can I contact you?

Call, text, email, or chat us with any questions related to The Creative Studio.