Media Conversion Station

Preserving old media has never been easier with our Media Conversion Station. Let us help you convert your old movies, audio, or photos into easy-to-share digital files.

Media Conversion Station

What You'll Need

You will either need to save your work to a flash drive or have an email address ready to send it to.


128 GB flash drives may be purchased from the Information Desk for $10.

CDs may be purchased from the Information Desk for $2.

Reservation Information and Guidelines


You may also call 515-283-4152 x3 to reserve the station.

Customers are permitted one 120-minute session per day. The computer automatically shuts off and erases all data saved to it when a session expires, so please make sure you have saved your work well in advance of your session ending.



  • Library card required
  • Ages 13 and up
  • Users under the age of 13 must be accompanied by parent/guardian
  • Reservations may be submitted two weeks in advance
  • Limit of two hours per day, per individual
  • Walk-in appointments are subject to availability
  • Covered drinks are welcome; food is not permitted
  • DMPL’s Customer Behavior Policy and Internet Use Policy apply

What You Can Do

  • Convert old home videos to digital files  to keep them for posterity.
  • Scan photos to convert them into digital files for safe keeping.
  • Turn your favorite cassette tape into an mp3 you can listen to anywhere.