Learning Labs

About the Learning Labs

GCPL’s Learning Labs, located at the CentervilleFive Forks, Hamilton Mill, and Lilburn Branches, are spaces to create, collaborate, and share digital content. If you are a videographer, graphic designer, or even a future recording star, the Learning Lab has the software and equipment to turn your vision into reality.

Tell a story with photographs, video, and sound. Create and share music, podcasts, movies, and photo albums. Design brochures, newsletters, business logos, and flyers. Film, edit and upload interviews for genealogy projects. Your imagination is the architect in our Learning Lab. Make Mix Create at the Learning Labs!

TechStations, loaded with the Adobe Creative Suite and more, are available at all branches.

Learning Labs are reserved for customers wishing to use specialized equipment or software. Quiet rooms and meeting room spaces are also available for individual and small group use.

Click a tab below to see what equipment and resources are available at a Learning Lab near you.

Audio

Audition
Edit audio files

Audacity
Multi-track audio and recording

Garage Band
Play instruments and create songs

iTunes
Apple’s application for playing and organizing digital music and video files

Logic Pro X
Write, record, edit, and mix music. It contains libraries of sounds, effects, and plug-ins

Equipment for Audio Recording & Podcasting

USB microphone with stand (coming soon)

Video and Photography

Adobe Creative Cloud including Premiere Pro
Professional video editing software

Final Cut Pro X
Apple’s application for playing and organizing digital music and video files

iMovie
Write, record, edit, and mix music. It contains libraries of sounds, effects, and plug-ins

Equipment for Photography & Videography 

DSLR camera with tripod

Green screen (coming soon)

Shotgun mic

LED film lights

Additional Equipment

Sewing

Janome sewing machines

Janome serger

3D Printing

Lulzbot 3D printer

Makerbot 3D printer