Video and Photo

Create video and digitize, edit and preserve family photos and old videos for free with our equipment.

Video and photo equipment

We have 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.

GoPro Hero Cameras
  • Borrow a GoPro Hero 7 with a full kit of accessories to capture high definition videos. GoPro camera kits can be borrowed for seven days by members that are 18-years+ and have been a member in good standing for at least six months.  
Photo Scanner

Scan black and white, colour photos and documents to digital format with the photo scanner in the Digital Media Lab at our Main Branch. The scanner can scan photos and documents up to 11 x 17 inches (28 x 43 cm). Users will need a USB stick or portable drive to save your digitized photos

Read our Photo Scanning Help Sheet

Slide and Film Scanners

You can borrow both a slide scanner and a film scanner from the Main Branch. The slide scanner converts slides and photo negatives to digital format and the film scanner converts 8mm and Super 8mm films to digital format.

Users will need a SD (Secure Digital) card to save your digitized slides, negatives and 8mm films

Slide Scanner Help Sheet

VHS to DVD Converter

Convert VHS movies to DVDs with the converter available in the MakerSpace at our Main Branch. You will need to bring a DVD-R to save your digitized VHS tape

Read our VHS to DVD Converter Help Sheet

Virtual Reality

Library cardholders ages 18-years and older can borrow an OculusGo Virtual Reality headset kit for one week. The kit includes the headset and a controller, charging cable and case. The headset requires the user to create an Oculus account and have wireless internet access.

Kits must be returned to a customer service desk at the Main Branch.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Edit and enhance digital images, videos and recordings with the Adobe Creative Cloud software available on the computers in our Digital Media Lab at the Main Branch.

Watch LinkedIn Learning online tutorials for free with your library membership to learn how to use all Adobe products.

Snowball iCE USB Microphone

Powered by Blue's custom condenser capsule, Snowball iCE microphone delivers crystal-clear audio quality that's light-years ahead of your built-in computer microphone. Captures your voice with clear, focused sound for streaming, podcasting, broadcasting, Skype calls and Zoom meetings. 

StikBot Stop-Motion Animation Figures

Create and share fun stop-motion animations with StikBot easy-to-pose figures with suction cup hands. Download the free mobile app, StikBot Studios, for Apple and Android devices.