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UPDATE: The Memory Lab is available for public access for up to 2 hours, by appointment only. Call the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch to make an appointment. 

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Memory Lab is a free "do-it-yourself" space for the community to learn how to access, digitize and share old videos, audio recordings, photographs and slides. The Memory Lab is located in our South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch and is available for use during regular library hours.

The Memory Lab is limited to one user at a time and reservations are required. Users who have gone through the orientation may make a reservation up to a week in advance. (PLEASE NOTE: Orientations are closed at this time.) Use is limited to two hours per day.

PLEASE NOTE: The Memory Lab closes 15 minutes before the branch closes. See our daily hours of operation here

Memory Lab EquipmentGET STARTED 

Complete a short orientation class and you'll be digitizing photos, slides and vinyl records before you know it. We do not require registration to attend orientation, but please be sure to bring a photo ID or your library card.  Don't have a library card? No problem. Get one now.

Orientations begin promptly at the scheduled start time. Customers who arrive more than 10 minutes after of the start of class will be asked to attend the next orientation date. After you have completed your orientation class, please print and fill out these forms.    
Memory Lab User Agreement
Release & Hold Harmless Agreement    



Memory Lab EquipmentThe Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Memory Lab features: 

•BiblioBoard Creator
•Cassette to MP3 converter 
•Convert 8mm film, Super 8mm film and Hi8 film to digital 
•Convert floppy disks to digital 
•Convert slides to digital 
•Convert VHS to DVD  
•Document scanner 
•Photo scanner 
•Turntable for digitizing albums and records
•2 PC and 2 Mac computer stations for public use

How-to Videos

Digitize Super 8 film

Digitize vinyl records

Digitize cassette tapes

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