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Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Designer's Laptop

Library Unveils New Multimedia Designer's Laptop Program

Participate in the Multimedia Designer's Laptop program and create your own videos, websites, slide shows and other digital projects at Sunnyvale Public Library.

The program offers Library users access to advanced graphic design software and other digital tools on a dedicated laptop that is part of the library “Maker Movement” that provides patrons the opportunity to create content through various resources.

Availability

Monday : 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday : 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday : Noon - 8 p.m.
Thursday :  11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday : 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.

Reservations

Before booking your reservation be sure to review the Lending Policy and Agreement.

Reserve the Multimedia Designer's Laptop Now

Multimedia Designer's Laptop Specifications

HP Envy – 17t Winmadows 10 Laptop

  • Windows 7 Professional 64
  • 4th generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4720HQ Quad Core Processor + Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600
  • 12GB DDR3L System Memory (2 Dimm)
  • 17.3-inch diagonal HD+ BrightView WLED-backlit Display (1600x900)
  • 1TB 5400 rpm Hard Drive
  • 4-cell 41WHr Lithium-ion Battery
  • SuperMulti DVD burner
  • Standard Keyboard with Fingerprint Reader
  • HP TrueVision HD Webcam with Dual Digital Microphone
  • 802.11b/g/n WLAN [1x1]

Installed Software

Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, which includes Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Dreamweaver, and InDesign, and the Microsoft Office Professional Suite 2013

What can you Create with the Multimedia Designer's Laptop?

The Multimedia Designer's Laptop offers advanced software tools for photo editing, video production, website design, page layout, and more.

Photography, Illustrations, and More
Photoshop: Use it to enhance, transform, resize, and stylize digital photos in your slideshows.
Illustrator:  Use it for advanced graphic design of vector art graphics, such as a logo for your small business or illustrations in that children’s book you just wrote.
InDesign: Use it for production quality page designs and layouts.

Video Production
Premier Pro: Use it for professionally styled video production to take your home videos to the next level.
After Effects: Use it to create motion graphics and visual effects for your video productions.

Website Design
Dreamweaver: Use it to design responsive websites which adapt to fit any size screen.
Small Business/Home Office Adobe Acrobat Pro: Use it to edit PDF documents.
Microsoft Office Suite: Use it to create spreadsheets with Excel, documents with Word, presentations with PowerPoint, flyers with Publisher, and database applications with Access.

Where can you find Online Tutorials?

Free tutorials such as those below can be found on the Adobe TV website as well as on YouTube:

How do you provide feedback?

To provide online feedback to the project management team regarding your experience with this pilot, contact us. A print survey is always collected from participating patrons at the time the Multimedia Designer's Laptop is returned, but the online form is optional.

This project was made possible thanks to funding provided by the Friends of the Sunnyvale Public Library.
 

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8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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  • 456 W. Olive Ave.
  • Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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  • Sunnyvale City Hall

  • 456 W. Olive Ave.
  • Sunnyvale, CA 94086
  • TDD (408) 730-7501
  • Map and Directions
 

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