Ames Free Library

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Digital Media Lab

Welcome to the Digital Media Lab at Queset House! The DML is located on the 2nd floor of Queset House and is a self-directed learning space.

Want to sharpen your skills in design, coding, video editing, or animation? Check out:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly's) video tutorials - Top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts, available to all Ames Free Library patrons (all you'll need to get started is your library card and PIN number). For an overview of how LinkedIn Learning works, visit our Tutorials page.
  • American Graphics Institute's Digital Classroom Books which cover Adobe and Microsoft products.
  • with more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, all completely free. 



iMac Desktop Computers

The Digital Media Lab comes equipped with two iMac Desktop Computers with Internet access. In addition to the standard suite of Apple software products such as iMovie and Garage Band, additional programs such as Manga Studio, Stop Motion Animator, and the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (including Photoshop, Light Room & Premiere) are available.


Wacom Intuos Tablets

Available for use in the Digital Media Lab are two Wacom Intuos digital tablets. Attached to two of our iMac desktop computers with various digital drawing software packages, these tablets are perfect for creating digital artwork of any style. Additional stylus tips are available upon request.


Canon Canoscan Flatbed Scanner

The Digital Media Lab is equipped with two Canon flatbed scanners capable of making full color digital scans of documents and photos. Attachments available upon request to allow for the digitization of film negatives and slides.

You may book self-directed time to use the equipment.