Main Library · MakerSpace · Media Conversion Station

The Basics

Elagato conversion station

Our media conversion equipment can take your physical memories and make them digital. VHS tapes, cassettes, vinyl records, negative film, slides, photos, and documents can all be converted to digital files in just a few simple steps.


  • Convert music from cassette tapes or vinyl records to MP3 or CD
  • Convert video from VHS tapes to digital (WMV, AVI) or DVD
  • Convert 35mm slides, negatives, documents, and photos to digital (JPG, PDF)

What You'll Need

Use of the media conversion station is free. You’ll need something to store your converted media on. 8GB flash drives are available for purchase. Cassette, record, and VHS conversion are all done in real time--meaning a 90-minute VHS will take 90 minutes to convert. Once your file is converted, audio and video editing software is available if you would like to add additional effects.


  • 8GB flash drive: $5.00
  • CDs or DVDs: $0.25

Station Reservations

Reserve the Media Conversion Station. Please note:

  • Customers are permitted one 60-minute session per day.
  • There is a 10-minute grace period before reservations are automatically cancelled.
  • The computer will shut off and erase all data stored to it when a session expires.
  • Reservations can be made up to 6 weeks in advance.