Studio 801

The purpose of Studio 801 is to provide library patrons state-of-the-art equipment and software designed to help complete various digital projects, including school, work, and personal projects. Studio 801 offers the space, hardware, and software for library patrons to get creative with graphic design, video, music, photography, digitization, and much more!

Patron Use of Studio 801 Guidelines

  • Wauconda Area Library cardholders ages 14 and up may make appointments up to one week in advance by calling the Library or stopping by the Kid City Help Desk.
  • Reciprocal borrowers ages 14 and up can make an appointment the day of or on a walk-in basis.
  • Patrons 13 years old and under may use the Studio when accompanied by an adult.
  • All patrons using the Studio will be required to provide a library card or ID while using the Studio.
  • Appointments can be set for up to 4 hours, we will extend 1 hour at a time, as needed and as available if more time is needed. Reservations will be held for 15 minutes.
  • No more than 4 patrons can use the Studio at a time.
  • Food and drink are prohibited.
  • Please bring a USB flash drive or save your work to the cloud. The computer in the Studio will not save your work. 


·         Ableton Live 9 Lite

·         Adobe Photoshop

·         Adobe Lightroom

·         Adobe Illustrator

·         Adobe InDesign

·         Adobe Premiere Pro

·         Adobe After Effects

·         Adobe Audition

·         Adobe Bridge

·         Adobe Media Encoder

·         Camtasia Studio 8

·         DPS App Builder

·         GarageBand

·         iPhoto

·         iMovie

·         Photobooth

·         ProTools First


·         Akai Professional MPK261 | 61-Key USB MIDI Keyboard & Drum Pad 

·         Mac Pro (Late 2013) 3.7GHz Quad-Core w/ 16GB RAM (OS X Yosemite)

·         External Mac CD/DVD SuperDrive

·         (2) 23” LED Dell Monitors

·         55” Insignia TV Display Screen

·         Logitech 1080p Webcam

·         PreSonus E5 Studio Monitors

·         Green Screen Wall

·         (3) Light Softboxes

·         Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 Audio Interface

·         Microphone Pop Filter

·         Spark Professional Microphone

·         (3) Microphone Stands

·         Voxx 5watt Guitar/Bass Amplifier

·         Sennheiser HD360 Professional Headphones

·         Behringer Headphone Amplifier

·         Jay Turser Electric Guitar

·         Guitar/Bass Instrument Cables

·         MIDI Cables

·         Heavy Duty Video Camera/Camera Tripod

·         SONY HDR-PJ540 Video Camera