Studio 1    |  Studio Kids

Phased Reopening Plan

Our Digital Studios are not open during this phase of the reopening plan, but our Digital Services team would like to hear from you if there are ways we can help you with your digital projects. The best way to contact us is to e-mail

Studio 1 is for groups and individuals from grade 9 on up.

Individuals and groups grade 8 and below - visit Studio Kids

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 reserve Studio 1 for two hours, up to seven days in advance. Patrons can have only one active reservation for the digital studio at a time. Need help getting started in Studio 1? Click the button below to make an appointment with Digital Services! *Non-Barrington card-holders must make a reservation with a staff member. Walk-in reservations are only permitted if Studio 1 is not being used.


studio 1 policy

The studio is open to individuals and groups 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 two hours. Use may be extended if the room is not reserved.

• Reservations will be held for 10 minutes, after which the entire period reserved will be forfeited.

• Non-Barrington Area Library cardholders going into 9th grade & older may use Studio 1 on a walk-in basis for one hour. Use may be extended if room is not reserved.

• Room capacity: 4

To make a reservation for Studio 1, please visit the Adult Services Technology Desk.

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


Blu Ray/DVD Burner

Sennheiser Headphones

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



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