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The Basement Creative Lab is Provo City Library's new audiovisual production space. 

The Basement Creative Lab Studio and Circulating collection are for Provo residents only. Orem and non-resident Provo City Library cards do not entitle users to use the studio or our equipment. 

Request Studio Time   

Check Out a GoPro   

Reserve an Editing Station   

Take a Class  

 

Read our full policies and procedures

View our equipment list

TO USE THE BASEMENT CREATIVE LAB STUDIO...

  • Users must have a Provo City Library card in good standing. 
  • Attend the "Intro to Studio Production" class. All potential users must take this class regardless of stated skill level. 
  • Complete and sign a Basement Creative Lab User Agreement.
  • Fill out our studio request form; a lab technician will contact you about your request. 
    • All requests must be made at least seven days in advance.
    • Individual users or user groups are entitled to 8 hours of studio time per month. This could be one eight-hour session or multiple shorter sessions. Users or groups may only have one session scheduled at a time. 

TO CHECK OUT A GOPRO KIT...

  • Users must have a Provo City Library card in good standing.
  • Complete "GoPro Basics" and "GoPro Accessories" online tutorials.
  • Complete and sign a Basement Creative Lab User Agreement
  • Fill out our GoPro request form; a lab technician will contact you about your request.
    • All requests must be made at least seven days in advance. 
    • Users may only have one active request at any given time. 

TUTORIALS

Completion of the "GoPro Basics" and "GoPro Accessories" tutorial is required before you may reserve a GoPro camera. Please bring your completed certificates with you to the lab for your first checkout appointment.

When you click on the tutorials link below, you will be prompted to create an account with Niche Academy, the service we use to host our tutorials. This step helps us verify that you have completed the tutorial, and is required. 

CLASS SCHEDULE & RESERVATION CALENDAR

 CLASS REGISTRATION

 All studio classes are for users ages 13 and up; users under 13 may attend if they are accompanied by a parent/guardian. Please note that these classes are different from Kids & Cameras: Camera and Editing Basics; if you are interested in attending Kids & Cameras, please visit the Kids' Programs page. 

Introductory Classes (take these first!)

Specialized Courses

 

Intro to Studio Production - July 17

Beginning Lighting - August 8

 

Intro to Studio Production - July 31

Basic Audio Production - August 14

 

Intro to Studio Production - August 7

Beginning Cinematography - August 15

 

Intro to Studio Production - August 21

Beginning Lighting - August 22

 
 

Introduction to Podcasting - August 28

 
 

Beginning Cinematography - August 29