The Palm Beach County Library System is reopening with limited services while also working to ensure the safety and health of our members, staff and the community. Updated hours: visit your local branch to see the new schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions

Returned items will be quarantined for 72 hours and will be removed from your account after that time.
The adult and teen volunteer program has been canceled. Please check our website for updates regarding volunteering in the fall.
Visit our Digital Media page to access e-books at your fingertips.
The library card expiration date modification has been expanded to include all cards back to Jan 1, 2020.If your library card was due to expire between Jan 01 – Jun 30, 2020 your card will be valid until July 1, 2020. You are encouraged to use our electronic services.

Click the link above to view a collection of resources to help individuals engage in conversations about race, equality and inclusion.

Welcome to our first ever all virtual Summer Reading Program! Our aim is simple: get Palm Beach County reading during the hot summer months! Readers of all ages are invited to get in on the fun and share their progress for a chance to win a prize. Click the link above for more information.

The Library will once again be partnering with the Palm Beach County Food Bank to offer assistance with SNAP benefits. Benefits specialists from the PBC Food Bank will assist with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) application process and conduct the food stamp interview.

Beginning June 1, 43 sites throughout the county, including 16 Palm Beach County Library locations, will serve as meal distribution sites with additional sites added weekly.

Free online tutoring in math, science, social studies and language arts as well. Local open jobs, résumé and cover letter templates, interview guidelines and much more for job seekers.

Grades K-12, College Intro, and Adult Learners. Live one-to-one help is available every day from 12:00 pm-12:00 am. Assistance provided in Spanish every day from 2:00 pm-12:00 am.

In Memoriam:Carlos Ruiz Zafón

One of the best-read and most famous authors in the world. His works have been translated into over fifty languages and have won numerous prizes and millions of readers across five continents.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón es uno de los autores más reconocidos de la literatura internacional de nuestros días y el escritor espa?ol más leído en todo el mundo después de Cervantes.

Learn More about Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Hurricane Season is Here!

Jun 01 — Nov 30

“Hurricane season brings a humbling reminder that, despite our technologies, most of nature remains unpredictable." – Diane Ackerman.

Be Prepared with these resources.


Looking for your next great read? Our BookSquad is here to help! Complete our online form and we will email you a personalized list of suggested titles.

Ask the BookSquad what to read.

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