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Adult Program
Prospect Research Basics
Main Library
Tue, Mar 03, 1:00 pm

This workshop is aimed at nonprofit organizations. Learn how to research prospective individual donors, including how to compile a list of potential donors, the strategies you should use, what information is relevant and where to look. (90 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Mar 03, 1:00 pm

Photography for eBay.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.)

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Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 03, 2:00 pm

Martes, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Mar 03, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Mar 05, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Domingo de Dominó (Sunday Domino Club)
Main Library
Sun, Mar 08, 2:00 pm

Domingo, 08 de marzo, 2:00 pm ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse. Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.)

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Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Mar 08, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Mar 10, 1:00 pm

Photoshop.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 10, 2:00 pm

Martes, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Early Childhood Developmental Screenings (Evaluación del Desarrollo para Niños de Temprana Edad)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 10, 3:00 pm

Martes, 2 de diciembre, 3:00 pm martes, 10 de marzo, 3-6pm ¿Tiene preocupaciones por el desarrollo de su hijo o hija? No pierda esta oportunidad de recibir una evaluación preliminar gratis para su hijo o hija. Será ofrecida por profesionales de Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Centro de Autismo y Discapacidades Relacionadas. Esta evaluación en la unidad móvil de FAU podría ayudar con un diagnóstico y una intervención temprana. Los padres o madres deben estar presentes durante la evaluación para proveer consentimiento y recibir los resultados. Edades 18 meses-8 años. Se requiere registrarse. Do you have developmental concerns for your child? Please join trained staff from Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities for a free screening of your child at FAU’s mobile unit. Screening can lead to early diagnosis and intervention. Parents must be present at the time of screening to provide consent and receive screening results. Ages 18 mos.-8.

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Mar 10, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

FUNdamentals of Contracting
Main Library
Wed, Mar 11, 2:00 pm

Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will help you understand the FUNdamentals of contracting. The focus will be on the following objectives: System for Award Management (SAM) portal for federal government registration, consideration of techniques for the development of an elevator speech, review of the North American Industry Classification system (NAICS) and a discussion of the importance of a capability statement. Don't forget to bring your business cards, as we will have a drawing at the end of the presentation. You must be present to win! Speaker: Jackie Rule, Regional Program Manager. Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister. (90 min.)

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Mar 12, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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ReferenceUSA: What Is the Latest News!
Main Library
Thu, Mar 12, 2:30 pm

ReferenceUSA introduces a brand new feature, Personal Accounts. Our Business Librarian will show new users how to access ReferenceUSA and demonstrate how the new features provide added value to those already using ReferenceUSA. The new feature allows you to create custom user profiles, save searches, and search criteria for future lists. (60 min.)

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Alligators with Ears?: Theodore de Bry's 1591 Engravings of Florida Timucua Indians
Main Library
Thu, Mar 12, 7:00 pm

If you have ever visited a museum or read a book featuring Florida Indians, it is certain you have seen one of Theodore de Bry’s engravings of Florida Timucua Indians, first published in 1591. The engravings all thought to be based on paintings done by Jacques le Moyne, a French colonist who lived near Jacksonville in 1564-1565. But are they? In his illustrated presentation, Dr. Milanich will solve the 420-year old mystery. (75 min.)

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Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofit Organizations
Main Library
Tue, Mar 17, 1:00 pm

Learn how to find funders for your nonprofit organization with the Foundation Center's comprehensive research tool, Foundation Directory Online. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Mar 17, 1:00 pm

GarageBand.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 17, 2:00 pm

Martes, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Getting Started in Franchising
Main Library
Tue, Mar 17, 2:00 pm

Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center presents "Getting Started in Franchising." So, you want to buy a franchise or franchise out your existing business. Our guest speaker Cliff Fostoff, of FCI Franchise Consultants, sets you straight as to what’s real and what’s not in franchising and how to determine a franchise’s value, costs, royalties, etc. Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister. (2 hr.)

English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Mar 17, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 17, 7:15 pm

Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Gardening for Hummingbirds
Main Library
Wed, Mar 18, 6:00 pm

From Florida firebush to pink porterweed, this is your chance to learn how to transform sunny spaces in your garden into a paradise for hummingbirds. The instructor, Roger Hammer, is the author of numerous books, including "Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies to Tropical Florida," scheduled for release in April 2015. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Mar 19, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Movies at Main
Main Library
Fri, Mar 20, 2:00 pm

©Warner Bros. (129 min.) PG-13

Audubon Collection: 35th Anniversary Celebration with James Currie
Main Library
Sat, Mar 21, 2:00 pm

Join the Main Library & Audubon Society of the Everglades as we celebrate 35 years of our extensive book collection that has brought joy to Palm Beach County birders. Television personality and author James Currie will speak about his new book, "When Eagles Roar." Books will be available for purchase and an author signing will follow. Space is limited. (90 min.)

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Matters of the Heart: Aging in Place with Dignity
Main Library
Mon, Mar 23, 2:00 pm

The Alzheimer's Association presents a program designed to provide seniors and caregivers with tools that will empower them to stay in control of their health care matters while aging in the comfort of their own home. (60 min.)

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CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Mar 24, 1:00 pm

Adobe Acrobat Pro.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 24, 2:00 pm

Martes, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

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Nail Stamping 101
Main Library
Tue, Mar 24, 6:00 pm

Want to rock amazingly artistic nails, but don't know how? Try nail stamping! Learn about this nail technique that lets you add designs, details and drama to your favorite manicures. We will have a show and tell with all of the tools needed for anyone to become an expert nail stamper and then it’s your turn! Please paint your nails prior to arriving to the program. All materials provided. (60 min.)

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English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Mar 24, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Raw Foods Diet: Truths and Myths
Main Library
Wed, Mar 25, 6:30 pm

March is National Nutrition Month. University of Florida/Palm Beach County Extension Agent, Ada Medina-Solorzano will discuss the facts and fallacies of this increasingly popular lifestyle diet. She will discuss exactly what a raw foods diet is, a path to perfect health or to serious undernourishment. Research-based information will be used to help you decide what is best for you. (60 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

Preregister.
CreationStation Demonstration
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 1:00 pm

Recording Audio.

Learn about the CreationStation digital media lab at the Main Library. Library staff will demonstrate one way that CreationStation can be used to create multi-media projects. You'll also find out how you can share your work on the CreationStation website. Space is limited. (30 min.)

Preregister.
Writers LIVE! Presents: Joy Fielding
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

This best-selling novelist will talk about her new book “Someone is Watching.” (90 min.) Preregistration begins Mon, Mar 23, 10:00 am by phone, in person, or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2015.

Asistencia Individualizada: Computadoras (One-on-One Computer Assistance, in Spanish)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 2:00 pm

Martes, 2:00 pm ¿Desea aprender cómo utilizar el ratón y el teclado? ¿Aprender a utilizar el internet? ¿Crear un documento de Microsoft Word? Llame y haga una cita con un especialista que le asistirá en español. (30 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
English Exchange
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 6:30 pm

Practice speaking English in an informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is necessary. (2 hr.) Call 561-894-7529 to preregister.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Mar 31, 7:15 pm

Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Apr 12, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 21, 7:15 pm

Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Apr 28, 7:15 pm

Bachata.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, May 10, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, May 19, 7:15 pm

Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, May 26, 7:15 pm

Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Sunday Domino Club
Main Library
Sun, Jun 14, 2:00 pm

Domingo de Dominó Domingo, 11 de enero, 2:00 pm Do you enjoy playing dominoes? Join our Domino club and play with other participants. Sets will be provided or you can bring your own. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (90 min.) ¿Te gusta jugar al dominó? Únete a nuestro club de dominó y juega con otros participantes. Conjuntos serán proporcionados o usted puede traer su conjunto. Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (90 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Preregister.
Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Jun 23, 7:15 pm

Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Tropical Rhythms (Ritmos Tropicales)
Main Library
Tue, Jun 30, 7:15 pm

Salsa.

You’ll be delighted to learn basic dance steps from Latin dances such as Bachata and Salsa with dance instructor, Javier LaTorre. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. (60 min.) Preregister. ¡Te divertirás aprendiendo pasos básicos de bailes Latinos como Bachata y Salsa con el instructor de baile, Javier LaTorre! Auspiciado por los Amigos de la Biblioteca. (60 min.) Se requiere registrarse.

Children's Program
Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Mar 05, 3:00 pm

South Dakota.

Our exciting educational journey through the United States continues! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Bingo Bonanza
Main Library
Tue, Mar 10, 4:00 pm

Join us for an exciting afternoon of unique bingo games and lots of prizes! Ages 5-15. (45 min.)

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Geography Club
Main Library
Thu, Mar 12, 3:00 pm

North Dakota.

Our exciting educational journey through the United States continues! Ages 6-8. (45 min.)

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Game Day
Main Library
Fri, Mar 13, 4:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of games galore! Don’t miss out on all of the fun. Ages 6-12. (45 min.)

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Family Crafting Fiesta
Main Library
Sat, Mar 14, 11:00 am

Enjoy the day crafting away with friends at the library. A fun and creative program for the entire family. All ages. (45 min.)

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I Love Animals Story Time
Main Library
Tue, Mar 17, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, interactive music, and a craft celebrating our love of animals. Ages 2-6. (45 min.)

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Spring Flowers
Main Library
Wed, Mar 18, 3:30 pm

Spring is almost here! Let’s get crafty and make beautiful decorative flowers that will celebrate the season. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Magic Tree House Club
Main Library
Thu, Mar 19, 3:00 pm

"Dinosaurs Before Dark," by Mary Pope Osborne.

If you’re a "Magic Tree House" fan, this is the club for you! Each week celebrates the magic, mystery and historic surprises from one of the series’ titles. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Build a Bird Feeder: Audubon Collection 35th Anniversary Celebration
Main Library
Sat, Mar 21, 10:00 am

Celebrate 35 years of the Audubon Collection of bird books by building a bird feeder! Participants will be provided with necessary materials to build a feeder that will attract more birds to visit you at home! Ages 4-12. (45 min.)

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Magic Tree House Club
Main Library
Thu, Mar 26, 3:00 pm

"Knight At Dawn," by Mary Pope Osborne.

If you’re a "Magic Tree House" fan, this is the club for you! Each week celebrates the magic, mystery and historic surprises from one of the series’ titles. Ages 7-12. (45 min.)

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Teen Program
CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Mar 03, 5:00 pm

Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Mar 10, 5:00 pm

Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)

CreationStation Teen Time
Main Library
Tue, Mar 24, 5:00 pm

Teens will have the opportunity to work with any specific software or equipment currently featured. Have you wanted to create your own mix in GarageBand? Do some editing with Photoshop? Begin creating your own video game? Shoot and edit your own film? The CreationStation can help with that! A CreationStation mentor will be on hand to assist teens during the open time. (2 hr.)