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Booking

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The Inspiration Lab has specialised software and recording studios to help you create and experiment with digital media.

Please bring a USB storage device (minimum 16GB) to save your work.

Create Bookings up to 2 weeks in advance for a maximum of 3 (three) hours per day.

Please factor 30 minutes in to the booking time to save your work.

Request a Recording Studio

  • A VPL library card with verified address and primary ID is required for all studio bookings.
  • Same day walk-in bookings are welcome.  Please allow at least 24 hours when submitting webform requests.
  • Booking adjustments or cancellations require a minimum of 24 hours notice. Missed Bookings or late cancellations will be subject to fines and suspended use of studios.
  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is available in the Terry McBride Recording Studio only.

Book a Digitization Station

  1. Log in to the booking system with a VPL Library Card
  2. Select ‘Inspiration Lab at Central’ as the Branch
  3. Select ‘Search by PC Type’
  4. Choose Digitization Station from the dropdown menu: Audio Cassette, VHS, Scanner, A/V Hookup
  • Bookings are automatically cancelled if not logged-in within 10 minutes of Booking Start Time.
  • Internet Access cardholders can book Digitization Stations.

Book a Creation Station

  1. Log in to the booking system with a VPL Library Card
  2. Select ‘Inspiration Lab at Central’ as the Branch
  3. Select ‘Search by PC Type’
  4. Choose ‘Creation Station’
  • Bookings are automatically cancelled if not logged-in within 10 minutes of Booking Start Time.
  • Internet Access cardholders can book Creation Stations.
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