Holocaust Days of Remembrance
April 2017. Marking the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising during the Second World War, Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom Hashoah in Hebrew, this year is officially commemorated on Mon, Apr 24. Once again the Palm Beach County Library System is proud to join the nation in commemorating Yom Hashoah.
Find Events Near You
Patrick Ball: Celtic Harp & Stories
April 2017. One of the premier Celtic harp players in the world offers an introduction to this instrument and shares tales that come alive to delight the young and young-at-heart.
Find a Location Near You
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 2017. One month isn't going to solve the widespread issue of sexual violence. But the attention April generates is an opportunity to expand prevention efforts. Use your voice to change the culture and prevent sexual violence. Ask yourself "What Can I do to help prevent and bring awareness to sexual violence? How can I engage to make my voice heard?"
Books for Adult
Books for Teens
Books for Children
Remembering Colin Dexter
March 21, 2017. British mystery writer Colin Dexter dies at86. He created the beloved Inspector Endeavour Morse novels. The Inspector Morse mysteries gained widespread popularity in the 1980s when it was adapted as a television series.
Discover His Works
Design a Bookmark Contest
Winners. In celebration of the 13th Annual Families Reading Together campaign, children ages 7-12 were invited to enter the Design a Bookmark contest.
See the Winners
Importance of Diversity
What to Read Next. "It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of that tapestry are equal in value no matter their color." - Maya Angelou
Help Teach Your Kids
Learn More Yourself
What to Read Next. “I believe black girl books are really important because when you are young you want to read lots of books, but you especially like to read books with people that look like you.” - Marley Dias, Founder, #1000BlackGirlBooks
Hear More of the Story and See Her Suggestions