Okeechobee Boulevard 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, e-books and e-audiobooks, 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 section that offers activities to children of all ages.

Service Area

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).

History of the Branch

  • November 1976 - Okeechobee Boulevard Branch opens in a 1,430 square feet. storefront.
  • October 1977 - Okeechobee Boulevard Branch acquires additional 330 square feet.
  • February 1981 - Okeechobee Boulevard Branch expands to 4,460 square feet.
  • April 1993 - New Okeechobee Boulevard Branch opens in 17,000 square feet. building.
James Larson Branch Manager (561) 233-1880
5689 West Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33417


Sessions last 60 min
By Appointment
Attention in Areas of:
-E-reader-Research Assistance-Technology Training

Public Computers

  • 4 catalog and online resource computers.
  • 20 Public internet computers.
  • 7 public internet computers in the children’s section.

Public adult and children's computers shut down 15 minutes before the branch closes.

Self-Service Fax Machine (Outgoing Only)

  • To U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean
    • $1.75 for the first page.
    • $1.00 for each additional page.
  • International
    • $3.95 for the first page.
    • $3.45 for each additional page.
  • Pay by credit card (Visa, Master Card, American Express or Discover) or prepaid fax card. No coin box.

Palm Tran QUIK Pass

  • Unlimited 31-Day Pass (Full)
    • $70.00
  • Unlimited 31-Day Pass (Reduced)
    • $55.00


2 Study Rooms
Meeting Room that Seats 50
Conference Room that Seats 10
Comfortable Seating & Reading Tables
Electrical Connections for Charging
1 Color/Black & White Copier
Self-Service Options at member services
Interior & Exterior Book Drop
Automated Sorting Equipment
Free Wi-Fi & Internet Access
Laptops available for public use in the building.

Library Merchandise

  • Flash Drives (2GB): $5
  • Tote Bags: $1
  • Ear Buds: $5

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