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Bexley Public Library
Memory Lab

Our Memory Lab provides the community a way to preserve their physical photos, documents, and audiovisuals into a digital format. This self-run space allows patrons to move their personal history off of degenerative mediums for future generations.

Transferring Capabilities:

  • Photos
  • 8mm/Super8
  • Vinyl Records
  • Cassette Tapes
  • Documents
  • Slides
  • Film Negatives

iMac Desktop Computer
One iMac desktop is available for patron use during their reservation. This computer runs the MacOS and has Microsoft Office, the Adobe Suite, and other applications installed. This computer is meant to help patrons with preservation projects and should not be used for web browsing.
Photo Scanner
Patrons have access to an Plustek ePhoto Scanner & software to scan and preserve images in bulk.
VHS/VHS-C Converter
By using the VCR DVD Combo Player and the Elgato Video Capture hardware and application, patrons can transfer old video to digital formats.

Cassette Tape Converter
By using our ION Tape Express Plus cassette converter and software, patrons can transfer their old tapes to digital formats.
Document/Slide/Negative Scanner
By using our Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner and installed software, patrons can scan slides, negatives and documents into digital formats.

Memory Lab Use Policy
  • Patrons must follow the Patron Code of Conduct
  • Patrons must be at least 18 years of age or accompanied by an adult
  • The Memory Lab is a self-run space. Staff may be able to support you or your project if they are available.
  • The Memory Lab is available to be reserved for one four-hour interval per day. 
  • Memory Lab reservations will be given a 15 minute grace period after their reservation time, after which the room again becomes available. Rooms left vacant for 15 minutes will be considered forfeited and belongings removed to the lost and found.
  • Groups must vacate the room 15 minutes before the library closes and are responsible for clean-up and returning the room to its original setup.  Please be aware of the time: creating and scanning/converting are time intensive processes.
  • Damaging library property, or other destructive or inappropriate behavior will result in loss of the meeting rooms and/or library privileges, as determined by the supervisor.
  • By reserving our auditorium or study rooms, you are agreeing to our Meeting Room & Workspaces Policy.

If you have any questions, please use our contact page.