April is National County Government Month
Read Like A Commissioner. With April 7-13 being recognized as National Library Week, we believe there is no better way to get know someone than through the books they read. So we have asked the seven Commissioners and the County Administrator to share their favorites.
See What Our Commissioners and County Administrator Like to Read
2019 National Library Week Proclamation
What to Celebrate Next. The Palm Beach County Library System received a proclamation from Commissioner Hal R. Valeche declaring April 7-13, 2019 as National Library Week in Palm Beach County. National Library Week celebrates the role of libraries in building strong communities.
View Our National Library Week Proclamation 2019
Census Kick Off at the Main Library
What to Watch. Mayor Mack Bernard held 2020 Census Year-Out Kickoff at the Main Library this morning. Check out what he had to say about it.
Here's a Recap of the 2020 Census Year-Out Kickoff.
What to Read Next. 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 Here
Parents & Students! Get College Ready!
at Gardens Branch
Mon, Apr 22, 6:00 pm. Get practical answers to crucial questions about what students need to know about the college admissions process. Grades 8-12. (90 min.) Preregister.
Discover More Events at Gardens Branch
10th Anniversary Celebration at Lantana Road Branch
Sun, Apr 28, 12:00 pm. It has been a joy to serve you for 10 years, now let's party! Participate in a scavenger hunt, snap "shelfies", meet Captain Green Dot, the Marching Chiefs of Santaluces High School! and remember 2009. Refreshments provided. (3 hr.) Preregister.
Discover More Events Leading up to the 10th Anniversary Celebration
Cooking Rules! at the Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Sun, Apr 28, 3:00 pm. Food Network's Nancy Fuller, author of "Farmhouse Rules" and Isabella Watson, author of "Cooking Rules" discuss their love of cooking and favorite recipes. (60 min.) Preregister.
Discover More Events at Hagen Ranch Road Branch
What to Read Next. “Darla, it’s me. I know I don’t look like me. A wizard made me look like this.” - Shazam.
Relive Some of Shazam's Greatest Stories
What to Celebrate Next. Yesterday scientists unveiled the first ever image of a black hole.
Learn More About the Galaxy and Black Holes
What to Read Next. “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”—James Baldwin.
Explore More About James Baldwin's Works.
New to the Library. VOX Books are printed children's books that provide full professional audio narration using a unique audio reader attached to the book.
Check out Our Vox Books Collection
Live Homework Help
Where to Find Help. Tutor.com/Live Homework Help offers real tutors online who can help you with your math, science, English and social studies homework.
Work out your algebra problems with a math expert, or send your report to an English expert to help with spelling, grammar or sentence structure.
Take Advantage of This Helpful Online Tool
What to Watch Next. Great Courses on DVD are now available for check out. Just a reminder that hoopla has 168 titles in the Great Courses series. The hoopla monthly checkout limit is 12.
Here's a List of Great Courses Titles
News For You
Where to Find Help. This site offers easy-to-read news stories that can help you learn to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Seven new stories are posted each Wednesday, along with audio, exercises, vocabulary, a crossword puzzle and a word search.
Check out This Informative Online Database