Photo scanning & Digitization



Come by the Launchpad and learn how you can digitize and convert your cassettes, VHS and records into digital collections using the Launchpad’s digitization equipment. Preserve and back up memories to digital formats making them easy to share and edit. Learn how to use the Digitization Station through our online tutorial and use our Creation Stations to edit your digital files.

Use of the Digitization Station is on a drop in basis, permissible by staff. Please speak to a staff member for equipment and access to the computers.



Have photos you wish to scan and digitize? Our Epson Flatbed Scanners can also scan slides & negatives. Scanning is free. Just bring your own portable storage device (i.e., USB Drive or SD card). Learn how to use the Scanner Stations through our online tutorial.

Use of the scanners are on a drop in basis, permissible by staff. Please speak to a staff member for equipment and access to the computers.



Cricut Maker 3 Cricut Maker 3 machines can cut, score and draw using a wide variety of materials, such as cardstock, light fabrics, and vinyl. Cricut tool kits for use with the machines include:

  • Fine Point Blade Kit
  • Fabric Rotary Blade Kit
  • Cricut Pens Draw Kit
  • Basic Mat Kit

To learn more about the Cricut Maker 3 creation station and get certified to use this equipment, please complete the Cricut Maker 3 tutorial online. Use of the scanners are on a drop in basis, permissible by staff upon completion of the online certification tutorial and your free Richmond Public Library card