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.
Most cards are good for five years. When your card expires, please visit any Palm Beach County Library location with photo ID and proof of current residential address to renew your card.
Members with a webcam or mobile device with camera can use FaceTime or Google Hangout accounts/apps to renew their library card virtually. Please call your branch to set up an appointment. This service is currently unavailable for paid card memberships.

The library is now offering activities to attend online. Preregister online and receive the login information for your activity, then click on the link provided here to download Zoom and attend.

The Palm Beach County Library System invites you to the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. We celebrate our community’s cultural diversity, the beautiful traditions of Latin American countries, and the contributions Hispanics have made to American society. Join us for a wide variety of events for the entire family. Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System.

Sign up for our digital activities from all locations, spanning from the North County, South, Glades & West area! These event calendars will be sent out twice a month. Also, check out our newsletters, monthly e-book, audiobook, movie & tv updates.

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.

OverDrive Migration

We will be migrating our e-book and e-audiobook service from OverDrive to cloudLibrary. OverDrive will be available for use until Sep 30, 2020, however no new titles will be purchased and the holdings will be reduced significantly.

Learn More about the OverDrive Migration to cloudLibrary.

SNAP Outreach

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.

Learn More about assistance with SNAP benefits.

BookSquad

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.

From the Catalog

See what's new and recommended in our online services.

E-Books

See what's new through cloudLibrary Express Explore our list of most borrowed fiction ebooks Explore our list of most borrowed nonfiction ebooks Explore available e-comic books See adult bonus e-book downloads See kid's bonus e-book downloads See teen bonus e-book downloads Visit our Most Borrowed DVDs list Visit our Most Borrowed DVDs list Visit our Most Borrowed DVDs list

Audiobooks

Visit Our What's New on cloudLibrary Express Audiobook List Visit Our Most Borrowed cloudLibrary Express Fiction Audiobook List Visit Our Most Borrowed cloudLibrary Express Nonfiction Audiobook List Visit Our Books for Adults Audiobook List Visit Our Kids Audiobook List Visit Our Teen Audiobook List

Music

See Freegal's newest music added to the collection Watch Freegal's top music videos. View a collection of featured music playlists on Freegal. Visit hoopla to stream or download to your device from Freegal. Browse a collection of kids music on Freegal. Exlpore new music Friday on hoopla Download and stream music on hoopla Exlpore award winning music on hoopla Exlpore country music on hoopla Exlpore music on hoopla

TV & Movies

See adult bonus e-book downloads See adult bonus e-book downloads See adult bonus e-book downloads See adult bonus e-book downloads See adult bonus e-book downloads

Magazines

Visit our available Fitness Magazines for download Visit our available Entertainment Magazines for download Visit our available Food and Cooking Magazines for download Visit our available Home and Gardening Magazines for download Visit our available Lifestyle Magazines for download