The Summer Reading Program: Mon, Jun 03 – Fri, Jul 26
June is Fine Forgiveness Month
What to Celebrate in June. During the month of June, the Palm Beach County Library System is forgiving all overdue fines. You can request to have fines forgiven in person, by phone or online.
Find out More About Fine Forgiveness Month
Summer Reading Month Proclamation
Proclaimed by the Board of County Commissioners. Palm Beach County Commissioner Mary Lou Berger presented the Library System with a proclamation declaring June 2019 Summer Reading Month.
Learn More About Our Summer Reading Month Proclamation
Hurricane Season is Here!
Jun 01 – Nov 30. “Hurricane season brings a humbling reminder that, despite our technologies, most of nature remains unpredictable." – Diane Ackerman.
Get Prepared With These Resources
50 Years Is a Birthday Worth Celebrating!
What to Celebrate This Year. In September 1969, the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners approved the operation of free library service in the County.
Celebrate Our 50th Anniversary With These Activities
Free Summer Lunches & Snacks
Happening All Summer. Hey kids! Join us for free lunch and snacks this summer. In partnership with the School District of Palm Beach County. All children welcome, ages 18 and younger.
Visit Your Local Branch Library for Lunch & Snacks
LGBT Pride Month
What to Celebrate Next. The month of June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) to honor the 1969 Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village. The Stonewall uprising was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States.
Celebrate LGBT Pride Month at These Locations
Library Adventure Museum Pass
Light up Your Child's World. The exploration of our Palm Beach County Museums continues: Summer of 2019!
Learn More About Our Library Adventure Museum Pass
World Refugee Day
Thu, Jun 20. “I urge you to celebrate the extraordinary courage and contributions of refugees past and present." – Kofi Annan, Seventh Secretary–General of the United Nations, 1997–2006
Here Are Some Ways to Participate
The Magic of Harry Potter
Experience the Magic. This year, the Main Library, Okeechobee Boulevard and Lantana Road Branches are offer up spellbinding classes and events which immerse you in this fascinating land.
Prepare to Experience the Enchantment & Magic This Summer
The Amazing Mr. A’s Star Force Spectacular!
Happening This Summer. Don’t miss your chance to help unleash the force in this variety-style magic show! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.
Unleash the Force With the Amazing Mr. A at These Locations
Books in Space with Magician Brent Gregory!
Happening This Summer. Celebrate the summer with amazing magic, audience participation, music and more! All ages. (45 min.) Preregister.
Celebrate With Magician Brent Gregory at These Locations
Happening This Summer. On June 3, the Summer Reading Program returns to the Palm Beach County Library System. This year, we have invited County departments to share their summer reading recommendations with the community.
Immerse Yourself in a Universe of Stories
Watch What's Next. Watch DVDs that are similar to the movies in theaters now. Check-out our list of DVDs with similar plots or actors. Check out our list of current movie sequels and watch the DVD movies that came before them.
Now in Theaters
Sequels & Reboots
Sunshine State Young Readers Award 2019-2020
Books Are Available
We have updated our Sunshine State Readers and Florida Teens Read lists to the new 2019-2020 titles. Ebook copies are available on cloudLibrary & Hoopla.
Updated: K-2 Books
Updated: Elementary School (3-5) Books
Updated: Middle School (6-8) Books