Okeechobee Blvd. Branch
About the Okeechobee Blvd. Branch
The Okeechobee Boulevard Branch provides traditional print resources such as books and magazines, as well as online resources and audiovisual materials to library members. This location lends a large number of popular adult fiction, nonfiction, large print, and children's materials. Research and reader's advisory services are available.
A wide variety of online resources, such as magazine articles, online newspaper resources, and internet access are available to the public. Hands-on computer training for novices and the more experienced is available. The library has an active children's department that offers activities to children of all ages.
By Bus: Palm Tran Route 43
From I-95: Travel to Okeechobee Boulevard (Exit 70). Drive west on Okeechobee Boulevard (approximately 3-1/2 miles), past Haverhill Road. Library will be on your right, next to Dunkin Donuts.
From Florida’s Turnpike: Take the Okeechobee Boulevard (east) exit off of the Turnpike. Drive east on Okeechobee Boulevard (approximately 1/4 mile). Library will be on your left, next to Dunkin Donuts.
- Free Wi-Fi and internet access
- Three study rooms
- A large meeting room that seats up to 50 people
- A small conference room that seats 10
- Comfortable seating and reading tables with electrical connections for laptops throughout
- Color and black & white copiers
- Self-service options at Member Services
- Interior and exterior materials return
33 Public Computers
- Three catalog and online resource computers
- 24 Public internet computers
- Six public internet computers in the children’s section
Public adult and children's computers shut down 15 minutes before the branch closes. Guest computers shut down 10 minutes before the branch closes.
- Flash Drives (2GB): $5
- Tote Bags: $1
- Ear Buds: $5
North to 45th Street, south to Belvedere Road, east to the West Palm Beach city limits, west to State Road 7 (including Century Village, Golden Lakes Village, Haverhill and Westgate).
Nearest County Libraries
Main Library (5.5 miles)
Royal Palm Beach Branch (6.5 miles)
Greenacres Branch (7.5 miles)
Wellington Branch (10 miles)
History of the Branch
November 1976 - Okeechobee Blvd. Branch opens in a 1,430 sq. ft. storefront. October 1977 - OBB acquires additional 330 sq. ft. February 1981 - OBB expands to 4,460 sq. ft. April 1993 - New Okeechobee Blvd. Branch opens in 17,000 sq. ft. building.