Tech Tools

With tech tools available on site — and a wide range of items you can take with you — we have what you need to entertain, create and innovate.

TOOLS FOR CHECKOUT

CAMCORDER

This ultra compact professional Canon XA10 camcorder records in full HD 1080p using an AVCHD codec and allows users to record up to 24 hours of video to a 64GB internal flash drive or to two SDXC-compatible memory slots. Available at our West Toledo location.

Available at West Toledo.

EXTERNAL STORAGE (1 TB)

My Passport is the trusted, portable storage that perfectly complements your on-the-go lifestyle. Designed to fit in the palm of your hand, there’s plenty of space to store a massive amount of photos, videos, music and documents. Perfectly paired with WD Backup software and password protection, the My Passport drive helps keep your files safe.

Available at King Road.

FILM TO DIGITAL CONVERTER

The Wolverine Data Super F2D Film to Digital converts 35mm, 126, 110 slides/negatives and Super 8 movies into 20 Megapixel digital images in seconds. No computer or software needed. All images are saved into its internal memory or optional SD/SDHC memory card, up to 32GB capacity. Easily connects to any Windows PC or MAC, to offload images or view on TV.

Available at King Road and Oregon.

GOCHIP BEAM

GoChip Beams are hotspots for watching high quality TV and movies on your smartphone, tablet, or computer, even without the internet. Each hotspot is pre-loaded with 5 different movies or an entire season of a TV show. Up to 8 users can simultaneously access the GoChip Beam at the same time. The hotspot contains a rechargeable battery that lasts 5.5 hours.

Available at all locations.

BROWSE SELECTION

GOPRO CAMERA KIT

GoPro Basic Camera Kits: Equipped with a GoPro Hero entry level action camera and multiple accessory items. Available at Oregon.

GoPro Deluxe Camera Kits: Equipped with a GoPro Hero4 high performance capture action camera and multiple accessory items. Available at King Road.

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LASER ENGRAVER

The SuperCarver DIY Laser Engraver is portable and engraves wood, organic glass, corian, paper, leather, resin, and other materials in a 1.5 in x 1.5 in space. Only available for Windows system and for Android versions above 4.0.  

Available at King Road.

TELESCOPE KITS

Equipped with an Orion StarBlast 4.5" telescope and multiple accessory items such as a magnifying eyepiece, headlamp, constellation guide, instruction book, batteries and a carrying case.

Available at our Main Library or Point Place.

ON SITE TOOLS

3D PRINTER

LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printers are reliable and easy-to-use! Choose from hundreds of ready-to-print designs from Thingiverse or create and print your own design using Tinkercad! Printing time depends on size of piece and number of printing jobs already scheduled. Cost is 10 cents per gram of plastic, due at time item is picked up. 

Available at King Road and Main Library

BUTTON MAKER

Need some buttons to promote your new business, initiative or creative idea? We'll work with you to design and print the buttons that you need to drive attention to your cause! Materials supplied. 25 cents per button.

Available at King Road.

CRICUT LASER CUTTER

Cricut Explore Air is the ultimate electronic wireless cutting machine for DIY arts and crafts projects. Cut over 60 different materials with ease and precision to create anything from cards and invitations to party and home décor. We provide the machine and software, you bring the materials you wish to use!

Available at King Road, Main Library and Oregon.

EDITING SOFTWARE

Computers at some of our locations feature additional software that allows you to be your own producer. Create your next masterpiece with the same platforms the pros use, including:  

iLife Suite: Contains Garage Band, iMovie, and iPhoto. Available at King Road, Oregon and West Toledo.

Adobe Photoshop Elements: Photo editing softward. Available at King Road, Oregon and West Toledo.

Final Cut Pro: Video editing software. Available at King Road and West Toledo.

LIGHT BOX

Inovart Professional Lite Boxes are ideal for tracing, opaquing, stripping, transparency/slide viewing and sorting. Provides a 12" x 16" lighted surface for tracing or other creative activities.

Available at King Road and West Toledo.

STUDIO EQUIPMENT

Record your next hit at the Library! King Road and West Toledo locations feature audio and video equipment for use in their studios. Microphones, headphones and accessories are available, as well as the following audiovisual equipment.  

  • Peavey PV20 USB 20 channel mixing console
  • Shure SM58 handheld mic and wireless receiver
  • Blue microphones with spark condenser
  • Audix Hypercardioid mic
  • MiniDV tape player for B-roll tape
  • 3.0 Multi-SD card reader
  • External DVD-burner
  • Powered USB hub
  • Pro MIDI3-10 cable
  • Akai Professional MPD18 compact pad controller
  • Wacom Intuos pen and touch medium tablet
  • 4 channel headphone amp
  • Blackmagic Intensity Design Shuttle (capture card)
  • Sony GV-HD700 HDV Video Walkman VCR
  • HQ VHS-C video cassette adaptor
  • Floppy disk drive, Esynic 3.5" USB external floppy
  • Actpe USB cassette-to-MP3 converter

VHS TO DVD CONVERTER

Have a bunch of VHS tapes that you would like to keep and view in the future? Use our Toshiba DVR 620 and transfer your VHS tapes to DVDs.

Available at King RoadOregon and West Toledo.

TECHY EVENTS FOR ALL AGES

Creativity Rocks!

Monday Jun. 18
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

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Gardening Rocks! Mott Branch Community Garden

Monday Jun. 18
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Mott

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Shake it! Drum it!

Tuesday Jun. 19
at 10:30 a.m.

Location: Point Place

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TECHY LOCATIONS