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Royal Palm Beach Branch

About the Royal Palm Beach Branch

The Royal Palm Beach Branch Library serves as the neighborhood library to the Royal Palm Beach area. This location lends a large number of best-sellers and popular adult fiction. The knowledgeable staff is available to assist with research and using the computer.

A wide variety of online resources, such as magazine articles, online newspaper resources, and internet access are available to the public. The library has an active children's department that offers activities to children of all ages.

Directions

By Bus: Palm Tran Route 52

From I-95: Take the Okeechobee Boulevard exit (Exit 70), go west to Royal Palm Beach Boulevard, turn left and in a short distance turn right on Civic Center Way. Follow Civic Center around and Library will be on your right.

From Florida’s Turnpike: Take the Okeechobee Boulevard exit (Exit 99), go west to Royal Palm Beach Boulevard, turn left and in a short distance turn right on Civic Center Way. Follow Civic Center around and Library will be on your right.

Features

  • A separate teen section
  • Free Wi-Fi and internet access
  • Three study rooms
  • A large meeting room that seats up to 72 people
  • A reading area with water views
  • Comfortable seating and reading tables with electrical connections for laptops throughout
  • Color and black & white copiers
  • Self-service options at Member Services

47 Public Computers

  • Seven catalog computers
  • 22 Public internet computers
  • Four public internet computers in the teen section
  • 14 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.

Service Area

North to 45th Street, south to Forest Hill Blvd., east to State Road 441, west to the Twenty Mile Bend. Includes Wellington, Royal Palm Beach, the Acreage and Loxahatchee.

Nearest County Libraries

Wellington Branch (6 miles)

Okeechobee Blvd. Branch (6.5 miles)

Main Library (11.5 miles)

History of the Branch

Opened: July 1982. Service began from a 1,000 sq. ft. trailer.

Expanded: July 1985 to a 9,620 sq. ft. leased building from the Village of Royal Palm Beach.

Opened new library: November 1994 to an 8,000 sq. ft. County owned building

Expanded: December 2009 to a 20,000 sq. ft. building