Digitizing and Editing
Digitize you memories in the library. Digitizing and editing services are free of charge.
You can transfer your old recordings into digital format in the Asikkala, Orimattila and Sysmä libraries and in the Lahti Main Library. You can digitize VHS video tapes, audio cassettes, vinyl records and also photographs, slides and photo negatives. Ask for additional information at your library.
The digitizing station has two workstations that provide an opportunity to digitize VHS video tapes, audio cassettes, vinyl records, photographs, slides and photo negatives. You may bring your own storage device or buy a device at the library.
Reservations are taken at 044-7780741
In the Hollola LIbrary you can digitize audio cassettes, vinyl records, VHS video tapes, photographs, slides and photo negatives.
Reservations are taken at 038 803 270.
Lahti Main Library
At the digitizing stations of the Lahti Main Library Music Area you can transfer your videos from VHS video tapes to DVD. Videos can also be edited in an editing room with the Cyberlink Powerdirector 16 editing program. In the editing room you can also digitize and edit photographs, slides and photo negatives. The editing room may be reserved for three hours at a time.
Our staff provides guidance in using the equipment.
You can book a session for digitizing and editing via the Timmi booking system or at the Music Area Service Desk or by calling 044-4163517.
The Main Library Music Area also has a digitizing station where you can convert vinyl records or audio cassettes into CD.
The digitizing station has a CD record/audio cassette recorder, vinyl player and headphones. The vinyl player plays records at 33 and 45 rpm. You can use your own CD-R or CD-RW disc or buy a disc at the Music Area Service Desk. The Music Area staff will help first-time users get started, but after that you may use the digitizing station on your own. You may bring with you the material you would like to digitize or use items owned by the library.
The digitizing station can be used during the Main Library’s opening hours. It may be reserved for 1-4 hours at a time via the Timmi booking system or at the Service Desk or by calling 044-4163517.
On the second floor of the Library it is possible to digitize VHS video tapes, audio cassettes, vinyl records, photographs, slides and photo negatives. This service is free of charge. You may bring your own storage device or buy a device at the Library. The staff will provide guidance in using the equipment. Book a session at firstname.lastname@example.org or 044 713 4530.