Studio Kids is a space for children, grades 8 and under, to create and edit digital projects. The studio has a variety of hardware and software tools to help kids develop their projects. For project ideas, visit our digital studios tutorials page.

For extra assistance schedule an appointment with a Youth Services librarian.

studio kids policy

The studio in Youth Services is open to individuals and groups through 8th grade to work on projects requiring the use of the equipment.

• Reservations may be made one week in advance by Barrington Area Library cardholders.

• The studio may be reserved for a maximum of two hours. Use may be extended if the room is not reserved.

• Reservations will be held for 10 minutes, after which the entire period reserved will be forfeited.

• Non-Barrington Area Library cardholders through 8th grade may use Studio Kids on a walk-in basis for one hour. Use may be extended if room is not reserved.

• Room capacity: 4

To reserve Studio Kids, please visit the Youth Services Reference Desk.


Apple iMac

Bose Speakers

Canon CanoScan

Intuos Pen & Tablet

Oxygen Keyboard



Studio Kids Equipment

Studio Kids equipment can be checked out if you have a reservation in Studio Kids and is on loan for 2 hours.

Canon Elph Digital Camera

Canon Vixia Camcorder


Sony Tripod

Snowball iCE Microphone

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Acrobat Pro:Make custom PDFs & forms.
Adobe After Effects:
Create 2D & 3D animations.
Adobe Audition: Record, edit, & mix audio.
Adobe Bridge: Organize & store projects.
Adobe Dreamweaver: Edit & create web pages.
Adobe Edge Animate: Create 3D animations.
Adobe Edge Code:An HTML editor.
Adobe Edge Reflow:Design for responsive web.
Adobe Flash: Build interactive web content.
Adobe Flash Builder:Code & debug applications.

Adobe Illustrator: Design & draw graphics.
Adobe InCopy:Integrated Adobe word processor.
Adobe InDesign: Publish print or digital text.
Adobe Lightroom:Photo editing application.
Adobe Photoshop: Photo editing software.
Adobe Prelude:Import & edit digital content.
Adobe Premier Pro: Professional level video editing software.
Adobe Scout:Create engaging games.
Adobe Speed Grade:Tool used to correct color.

iLife '13

iWork '13



Additional Software

Comic Life
Final Cut Pro
SketchBook Pro

Toontrack Solo