Over the next few days/weeks, Library staff will be curating and posting resources geared towards helping you and your family cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Posts will include health information, government resources, as well as educational materials for you and your child - if it's out there, we'll find it! Please check back often and let your friends and neighbors know that the Palm Beach County Library System is here for the community!

Prime Time Palm Beach County Virtual Summer Camp Keep your children learning and having fun this summer with new sessions every week that will include live interactive programming and hands-on learning activities provided by local content experts. All sessions are free and open to the public. Registration is not required to attend.
Palm Beach County CARES for Business Restart Business Grants Palm Beach County is offering up to $25,000 to county businesses affected by COVID-19. The program is funded by the county's $261 million allocation from the federal CARES Act.
Free Meals for Kids and Teens Click on the link to see a map of food pickup locations, or call 2-1-1 or text FOODFL to 877-877. Grab and go meals and social distancing measures are in effect at all sites.
Unemployment / Reemployment Fact Sheet Guide to navigating Florida's unemployment assistance system, with the latest news from the Department of Economic Opportunity, helpful phone numbers, and other information resources.
Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Seniors 60+ can call the ADRC Helpline for assistance with food, food stamps, covid-19 information such as testing sites, and Medicare or Medicaid. Call 866-684-5885 Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. Assistance available in English, Spanish and Creole.
Virtual Science Fair Series The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is hosting four two-week virtual science fairs for K-8 students beginning April 6. No charge for participation. Donations are accepted.
Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County Extended learning opportunities from the Early Learning Coalition on Facebook, including storytimes, learning activities, Facebook Live events, and more.
Virtual Palm Beaches: Virtual Tours and Experiences From Discover the Palm Beaches Virtual tours of Palm Beach County destinations, online classes from arts, science and cultural organizations, a virtual craft fair, and more.
Palm Beach Zoo TV & Activities Videos and other activities featuring some of the most colorful and animated characters at the Palm Beach Zoo.
Palm Beach County School District Distance Learning Information and resources for students and parents, including general and technical helpline and hotline phone numbers, links to student logins, television instruction and more.
Unemployment Compensation and Reemployment Assistance Resources for individuals and employers affected by the state’s efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, including unemployment benefits for jobless workers and loans and short-time compensation programs for small businesses.
Palm Beach County Food Bank Lists food distribution sites and locations for the Benefits Outreach Program where Palm Beach County residents can get assistance with food stamp applications and other benefits.
Virtual Cultural Experiences, Tours & Classes in Palm Beach County From the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, a list online dance classes, science lessons, museum tours, film & theatre experiences, and more. Updated daily.
SBA Disaster Assistance The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
South Florida Science Center and Aquarium: Virtual Science Live Facebook events (science demos, aquarium programs, exhibit tours, etc.) and links to educational resources.
Palm Beach County Community Action Program (CAP) Apply for assistance paying utility bills and other assistance via the Community Action Program's Online System for Community Access to Resources and Social Services (OSCARSS).
Census 2020 The public is strongly encouraged to respond to the 2020 Census online using a desktop computer, laptop, smartphone, or tablet, and can also respond by phone or mail. Click here to respond online or for more information about responding by phone or mail.
Ask a Librarian Palm Beach County Library staff are available by text or chat during library hours or email anytime and staff will respond during library hours.
Palm Beach County Government County government news and information, including testing sites, cancellations and closures.
211 Helpline Palm Beach County Coronavirus and COVID-19 information and referrals from 211, including health, mental health, food, utilities, and transportation assistance.
Palm Beach County Schools Coronavirus Information Updates & Hotline The school district's coronavirus information hotline is open weekdays from 8 am to 4 pm at 561-969-5840. English, Spanish and Haitian-Creole
Florida 15th Judicial Circuit Court updates Court updates concerning coronavirus
Meals for children during school closures Palm Beach County School Food Service is providing 'Grab and Go' bags filled with breakfast, lunch, supper, and a snack. Boxes of food from Feeding South Florida will also be available on specific dates per location.