Directions to the Royal Palm Beach Branch
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.
About the Royal Palm Beach Branch
The Royal Palm Beach Branch Library serves as the neighborhood library to the Royal Palm Beach area. The library circulates 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 electronic resources, such as magazine articles, newspaper databases, and Internet access are available to the public. The library has an active children's department that offers programs to children of all ages.
- A separate Teen area
- 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 and white copiers
- Self-service options at Check Out
47 Public Computers
- 7 Catalog computers
- 22 Public Internet computers
- 4 Public Internet computers in the Teen area
- 14 Public Internet computers in the Children’s area
Public adult and youth computers shut down 15 minutes before the branch closes. Guest computers shut down 10 minutes before the branch closes.
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