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Clarence E. Anthony

About Clarence E. Anthony

The Branch serves as the neighborhood library to the South Bay neighborhood. The library has a wide variety of electronic resources, such as magazine articles, newspaper databases, and Internet access. The library has an active children's department that offers programs to children of all ages. The branch has a computer to help adults learn to read. Tutors and students, and some students on their own, may use the programs to reach their reading goals. If you are interested in helping teach someone to read, or know someone who needs help learning to read, call the branch.


By Bus: Palm Tran Route 48

By Car: The branch is located behind the City Hall in South Bay at the Intersection of S.W. 2nd Avenue and S.W. 2nd Street. You can reach the branch from State Road 80 by turning onto S.W. 2nd Avenue, or from US 27 by turning onto S.W. 2nd Street.

From Eastern Palm Beach County: Take Southern Blvd./State Road 80, to the Glades Area. Follow State Road 80 through Belle Glade until you arrive in South Bay.


  • A large collection of African American fiction
  • A growing Spanish collection
  • Children's programs throughout the year
  • Free Wi-Fi and Internet access
  • Meeting room that seats 25
  • Color and black and white copier

Public Computers

  • 1 Catalog and Electronic Database computers
  • 4 Public Internet computers
  • 2 Public Internet computers for teens
  • 2 Public Internet computers for children

Public adult and youth computers shut down 15 minutes before the branch closes. Guest computers shut down 10 minutes before the branch closes.

Service Area

The service area includes South Bay west to the Hendry County line and south to the Broward County line.

Nearest County Libraries

Belle Glade Branch (4.5 miles)

Loula V. York Branch (Pahokee) (15.5 miles)

Royal Palm Beach Branch (36.5 miles)

History of the Branch

Opened: May 1992, 4,000 sq. ft.

Named after Clarence E. Anthony, Mayor of South Bay.

South Bay and west to the Hendry County line and south to the Broward County line.