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!

Emergency Broadband Benefit from the FCC Provides up to $50 per month discount for Internet service for eligible households, and a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.
KOFE (Knowledge of Financial Education) We have partnered with KOFE: “Knowledge of Financial Education” and Consolidated Credit to provide you free resources and guidance to achieve your financial well-being. You now have access to learning tools regarding money, budgeting, credit, retirement and many other topics. These resources are provided for free to educate, motivate, and empower you to live a financially secure lifestyle.
Coronavirus Advice for Consumers from the FTC The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides advice for consumers and businesses about COVID-19 related scams, assistance programs, treatment claims, and more.
Free and Low-Cost Internet Plans From the National Digital Inclusion Alliance, a list of low- or no-cost Internet plans for low-income households. Most have eligibility limitations linked to income or program enrollment.
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.
IRS Economic Impact Payments Stimulus payments are automatic for most taxpayers and retirees. Update your address and direct deposit information and get more information at irs.gov/coronavirus, or call 800-919-9835.
Palm Beach County Rental, Utility, and Other Assistance Apply for assistance paying rent, utility bills and find other assistance via the Palm Beach County Community Services Department's Online System for Community Access to Resources and Social Services (OSCARSS).
Protecting your finances during the Coronavirus Pandemic Resources from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau