Creative Lab


ABOUT THE CREATIVE LAB

The City Library's Creative Lab provides a space with dedicated technology to make creative, digital, or media projects. The Creative Lab is open to everyone, and is Salt Lake City's most accessible place for creating movies, music, websites, or experimenting with 3D modeling. A City Library card is required in order to use some of the equipment.

CLICK HERE TO READ AND SIGN THE CREATIVE LAB USER AGREEMENT









RESERVE THE LAB

Patrons can request to reserve the Creative Lab in blocks of up to two hours. Reservation requests should fall within normal lab hours; please review the lab calendar above to check for availability before submitting your request.

Make a reservation one of three ways:
1. Submit the Creative Lab Reservation Form
2. Call the Computer Lab at 801-524-8288
3. Go in person to the Computer Lab Reference Desk.

SUBMIT A CREATIVE LAB RESERVATION REQUEST

Reservations will be held until 10 minutes after they are scheduled to begin.


SCHEDULE TRAINING

Patrons are expected to have a working knowledge of the equipment and software in the Creative Lab prior to reserving it. If you need an introduction to the tools available in the Creative Lab, we offer training for individuals or small groups. To schedule an appointment, submit the following form and we will contact you within three business days, or call the Computer Lab directly at 801-524-8288.

SUBMIT A ONE-ON-ONE / GROUP TRAINING SESSION





MARMALADE / GLENDALE

The Creative Labs at the Marmalade and Glendale branches are available by request. In addition, the Glendale Branch is open only to teens and hoses an Open Creative Lab. Please call or visit the respective branch to schedule time in the lab.







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Audio Station


Hardware:
5' x 5' Soundbooth Korg MS-20 Mini
Akai APC-40 for Ableton Live iConnect MIDI 2
Akai MPD-218 Controller Rode NT1-A Microphone
Alesis Q49 - 49-Key Keyboard Shure SM57 Microphone
Behringer HA400 4-Ch Headphone Amp Sony MDR-7506 Headphones
Behringer Xenyx - X1204 USB Yamaha FC4 Sustain Pedal


Software:    
Adobe Creative Cloud GarageBand Roxio Creator Business V10
Ableton Live Guitar Rig Player SampleTank 3
AmpliTube 3 Izotope Ozone Sylenth
Audacity KORG Legacy Collection T-RackS Custom Shop

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Video Creation / Editing & Digital Conversion Station


Hardware:
10-foot Green Screen & Softbox Lighting Kit Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR Camera, 2 lenses, tripod
Blu-Ray/DVD Disc Writer Canopus Converter ADVC 110
CD/DVD/floppy drive Elgato Video Capture
DVD Recorder/VCR Combo HP ScanJet 4850 (photos, negatives, 35mm slides)


Software:    
Adobe Creative Cloud Final Cut Pro X
Elgato Video Capture HP Scanjet Utility  

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Digital Art / Design / 3D Modeling / Poster Printer Station


Hardware:
10-foot Green Screen & Softbox Lighting Kit
Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR Camera with 2 lenses and tripod
Epson SureColor P9000 Professional 44" Large-Format 10-Color Inkjet Printer
Sense 3D Scanner
Wacom Intuos Pro Pen & Touch Tablet


Software:    
Adobe Creative Cloud Cura Sculptris
Blender 3D Manga Studio EX 5 Slic3r
Caliber (eBook publishing) Meshlab  


POSTER PRINTING
Supplies:
24", 36", and 44" wide poster paper
8.5" x 11" Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster
17" x 22" Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster


Costs: Pre-Cut Sizes
8.5" x 11" photo paper $2.50  
17" x 22" photo paper $7.00  
24" x 36" poster paper $18.00  


Costs: Posters by the Foot (printed from a roll of Enhanced Matte poster paper):
24" wide $6.00 per foot  
36" wide $9.00 per foot  
44" wide $11.00 per foot  


Cost: Posters by the Foot, Heavier Stock (printed from a roll of Hot Press Natural Smooth poster paper):
24" wide $10.10 per foot  

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Maker / Creation Station


NOTE: You will need to bring your own materials to cut on the Cricut machine. Purchase supplies from the list of approved materials at your local craft or fabric store or shop online.

Hardware:
Cricut Explore Air
Geo Knight DK20S Heat Press


Software:
Cricut Design Space (valid upload file types for user-created images/designs: .svg, .dxf, .bmp, .jpg, .png, .gif)
Cricut Access™ subscription (with unlimited use of over 30,000 images, 1,000 projects, and 370 fonts)


Button Making Machines:
1.5" button $0.10 each  
2.25" button $0.10 each  


Pocket Laminator (for 8.5" x 11" sheets):
3mm thickness $0.15  
5mm thickness $0.20  
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Sewing Station


NOTE: Patrons will need to provide their own thread and fabric. Bobbins will be available for purchase.

Hardware:
Babylock Presto 2 Sewing Machine
Babylock Imagine Serger