PBC Library System Opens CreationStation, A Free Digital Media Lab

CreationStation, Palm Beach County’s first completely free and public digital media lab and recording studio, was unveiled at a special event Monday, Feb. 24 at the Palm Beach County Main Library.

At CreationStation, guests can create multimedia content with state-of-the-art Apple computers, a photo scanner, sound recording and editing equipment, and a green screen. Learn to use some of the most popular software to create a masterpiece that can be showcased on the CreationStation web site.

CreationStation software includes iPhoto, iMovie, Garage Band, iTunes, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Photoshop Elements, the Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Acrobat XI Pro, Adobe Muse) and much more.

Hardware includes a 27-inch iMac 27, two 21.5-inch iMacs, a MacBook Pro with Retina Display, iPad Minis, an Epson V600 scanner, a Canon digital camera, an Alesis QX25 keyboard, a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface, a Huion H610 Drawing Tablet, a GoPro Hero 3+ camcorder, a Canon Vixia HF R42 camcorder, a Blue Yeti microphone, a green screen and lighting.

The project was made possible by a grant from the Knight Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System.