The Summer Reading Program: Mon, Jun 03 – Fri, Jul 26
50 Years Is a Birthday Worth Celebrating!
What to Celebrate This Year. In September 1969, the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners approved the operation of free library service in the County.
Celebrate Our 50th Anniversary With These Activities
June is Fine Forgiveness Month
What to Celebrate in June. During the month of June, the Palm Beach County Library System is forgiving all overdue fines. You can request to have fines forgiven in person, by phone or online.
Find out More About Fine Forgiveness Month
Haitian Heritage Month
What to Celebrate in May. The Palm Beach County Library System is proud to honor Haitian culture, history, and language during Haitian Heritage Month in May, a month which incorporates the important holiday of Haitian Flag Day on May 18.
Celebrate Haitian Heritage Month at These Locations
Sea Turtle Nesting Season
What to Celebrate Next. Florida’s sea turtle nesting season runs May 01 through Oct 31. In Palm Beach County, the season begins even earlier, on Mar 01. Our beaches are some of the most important spots for loggerhead sea turtle nesting in the world.
Check out These Turtley Reads
Holocaust Remembrance Month
We Remember. This month we are honoring the survivors and victims of the Holocaust and will be holding remembrance activities throughout May.
Attend Our Remembrance Activities
At Your Library. On Apr 27, 2019 at the Palm Beach County Library System’s 50th anniversary celebration at the Main Library, a new and exciting endeavor will take flight: the birding backpack!
Learn More About Our Birding Backpack Kit
Pokémon Detective Pikachu
What to Read Next. “They try to talk to me all the time. All they hear is 'Pika-Pika'.” - Detective Pikachu.
Your Pokémon Adventures Begins Here
Sunshine State Young Readers Award 2019-2020
Books Are Available
We have updated our Sunshine State Readers and Florida Teens Read lists to the new 2019-2020 titles. Ebook copies are available on cloudLibrary & Hoopla.
Updated: K-2 Books
Updated: Elementary School (3-5) Books
Updated: Middle School (6-8) Books
Teen Anime Club at Main Library
Sun, May 26, 2:00 pm. If you like manga, anime, K-Drama, K-Pop, J-Pop or cosplaying, then this is your chance to meet others just like you! Snacks provided. Ages 12-17. (90 min.) Preregister
Discover More Events at Main Library
Internet Privacy at Greenacres Branch
Thu, May 30, 10:00 am. During Internet Danger Month, learn about the different terms, functions and tools that you can use to ensure your internet privacy and safety. (60 min.)
Discover More Events About Internet Danger Month
Read Like A Commissioner
What to Read Next. 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
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
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
Book Club in a Bag
At Your Library. We want to make life a little easier for your book club. We have prepared “Book Club in a Bag” kits: bags that contain 10 copies of the same book, possibly enough for all the members of your book club.
Borrow Your Book Club in a Bag Kit
Meet Maggie - The Electronic Magnifier
At Your Library. If you know anyone who is elderly or visually impaired, let them know we have Maggie for them to use for free in the Library.
Learn More About Maggie - The Electronic Magnifier
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 7.
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