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Conversion Station

Preserve your memories with our Digital Conversion Station! Available at FCL Farmington Hills only.

This station includes specialized photo slide scanners; a VHS to DVD converter; and a cassette to CD/MP3 converter. Bring removable media (Music CD-Rs or USB drives) to save your memories.

This service is first-come first-served, so we encourage you to call ahead to make sure the machine is open. A user can use the machine all day or up to two hours if someone else is waiting.

Equipment Includes:

  • A Windows PC with Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements editing software
  • A Toshiba DV620, VHS to DVD converter
  • A Powerslide 5000 Slide Scanner
  • A TEAC AD-RW900, Cassette to CD or Digital MP3 recorder
  • A Wolverine 8mm & Super 8 Reels to Digital MovieMaker Pro Film Digitizer

This service is made possible by funding from the Farmington Friends of the Library.

Cricut Machine

Whether you’re a creative pro or brand-new to DIY, Cricut® will help you make personalized, professional-quality projects with ease. With our family of smart cutting machines, you can cut and create projects for home décor, parties and events, weddings, apparel, and more. To learn more, visit the Cricut® website.

Cricut

The Cricut machine is available at FCL Farmington Hills only. Materials will not be provided. You can check out our tools and accessories kit from the Information Desk for in-library use.

Accessories we provide:

  • 12”x12” Machine Mat (light, standard, or strong grip)
  • Blade in Blade Housing
  • Scoring Stylus
  • 2 Cricut Pens (1 black, 1 other color)
  • Scissors with Protective Blade Cover
  • Weeder
  • Tweezers
  • Scraper
  • Spatula
  • Portable Trimmer, 12″

This services is made possible by a generous donation from the Junior Optimists of Farmington STEAM Academy.