Any cardholder in our system can schedule an appointment to digitize their older media up to 7 days in advance. We also accept same-day reservations Thursdays-Saturdays; call 847-272-2098 or visit us during our open hours. NOTE: we do not take appointment requests via email or voicemail message.
The Digitization Room allows you to turn your old media (slides, film, cassettes, VHS, etc.) into digital files.
Schedule a digitization appointment
Appointments are 3 hours. Appointments are available at the following days and times:
- Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 10:30-1:30, 4:30pm-7:30pm
- Fridays & Saturdays: 10:30am-1:30pm
Limit 2 persons at the appointment. Limit one appointment per day, limit 2 appointments per week.
Media that can be digitized:
- 8mm, Super 8, and 16mm film
- Cassette tapes
- MiniDV cassette
- VHS tapes
- VHS-C tapes
- Vinyl records
View digitization and transfer times by media.
Questions? Call the Collaboratory at 847-272-2098:
- Tuesday & Thursday: 12pm-8pm
- Wednesday & Friday: 10am-6pm
- Saturday: 10am-4pm