Video and Photo

Digitize, edit and preserve family photos, slides and VHS tapes for free at the Brantford Public Library.

Video and photo equipment

The Library has professional photo scanners, slide scanners and VHS to DVD converters.
Plus, computers in the Digital Media Lab at our Main Branch are equipped with sound, image and video editing programs, including the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite.

Photo Scanner

  • Scan black and white and colour photos to digital format with the photo scanner
  • Available in the Digital Media Lab at our Main Branch
  • You will need a USB stick or portable drive to save your digitized photos
  • Read our Photo Scanning Help Sheet 

Slide Scanner

  • Converts slides or photo negatives to digital format
  • Available in the MakerSpace at the Main Branch 
  • Can also borrow and take home with your Library membership 
  • You will need a SD (Secure Digital) card to save your digitized slides and negatives
  • Read our Slide Scanner Help Sheet 

VHS to DVD Converter

Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Edit and enhance digital images, videos and recordings with the Adobe Creative Cloud software
  • Available in our Digital Media Lab at the Main Branch
  • Want to learn to use this software? Watch online tutorials for free with your library membership