Tech Resources

Public Computers

You must have a BPL library card or get a guest pass in order to use a computer.

10 iMac "design" stations

Ableton Live Lite 12.0.10 (in the recording studio)

Adobe Audition CC 2024

Audacity 3.5.10

GarageBand 10.4.11

Melodyne Essential 5.3.1 (in the recording studio)

Pro Tools 24.3.1.162 (in the recording studio)

Adobe Creative Cloud 2024:

Adobe After Effects CC
Adobe Animate CC 
Adobe Audition CC 
Adobe Dreamweaver CC 
Adobe Illustrator CC 
Adobe InCopy CC 
Adobe InDesign CC 
Adobe Lightroom CC
Adobe Lightroom Classic CC
Adobe Photoshop CC 
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 
Adobe Premiere Rush 2.0
Adobe Acrobat DC
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
Adobe Bridge CC 
Adobe Character Animator CC 
Adobe Media Encoder CC 
Adobe Prelude CC 
Adobe XD

GIMP 2.10

Microsoft Office 2021:

Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word

Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2024
Adobe Premiere Rush 2.0

Final Cut Pro 10.7.1

iMovie 10.4.1

VLC Media Player 3.0.20

Any Video Converter

Handbrake 1.8.0

Mac OS X includes a number of accessibility options for people with print, hearing, physical, and/or learning disabilities. Go to System Preferences and click on Accessibility.

10 PC stations

Audacity 2.3.3

GIMP 2.10.22

Microsoft Office 2016:

Microsoft Access
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Publisher
Microsoft Word

VLC Media Player 3.0.8

Our public PCs are installed with this accessible software:

  • Microsoft Magnify
  • Microsoft Narrator
  • High Contrast mode

Read this guide for more information on how to use these features.

Recording Studio

The Info Commons has an amateur recording studio that is free to use with your BPL library card. Equipment includes a microphone, DSLR camera, and musical keyboard. Learn more.

Scanning and Faxing

Our KIC BookEdge scanner is free to use and outputs to a choice of PDF, JPG, PNG, RTF, or MP3 (text to audio) files. There are different image quality settings, up to 600dpi. The scanner bed measures roughly 12" x 17".

You may also fax from the scanner. Scan in and fax your documents to anywhere in the U.S. Faxing is a free service and you do not need a library card.

Digital Conversion

The Info Commons has equipment that allows you to convert your analog media—VHS videocassettes, audiocassettes and vinyl records—to digital files. Reserve time with the equipment and bring your media, plus a storage device, to the Info Commons at the scheduled time. Learn more.

Additional Technology

Find other technology, including digital microfilm readers, available elsewhere at Central Library.