Educate Yourself on Ebola
Consumer Health Information Services. Americans are concerned about the onset of ebola in the country. We are flooded with news stories and information about this horrific disease. We can be overwhelmed with the vast amount of information. The Consumer Health Information Service of the Palm Beach County Library System provides this list of reliable and trustworthy links about ebola.
Discover Trusted Resources
National Dyslexia Awareness Month
Oct 2014. 1 in 10 people have symptoms of dyslexia, including slow or inaccurate reading, poor spelling, poor writing or mixing up similar words. Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability, and contrary to some beliefs, it is not due to either lack of intelligence or a desire to learn.
Learn All You Can About Dyslexia
From Fictional Heroes To Celebrities, Discover You're Not Alone
Celebrate Italian Heritage & Culture Month
Oct 2014. Set in October to coincide with Columbus Day, Italian Heritage Month celebrates the many achievements and successes of not only Americans of Italian descent, but also Italians living in America.
Explore More of this Rich Culture
Family History Month
Oct 2014. Family is not an important thing. It's everything. - Michael J. Fox. It is a time to remember our roots and celebrate our unique histories and identities.
Get Started Discovering Your Family History
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Oct 2014. The Palm Beach County Library System and Palm Beach County Victim Services will be partnering in the month of October to highlight some relevant resources for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Discover Ways to Become Better Educated
Fall 2014. "Hey, aren't you going to wait and greet the Great Pumpkin?" - Linus, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown." Pumpkins are starting to be seen everywhere. From crafting to cooking, there's a lot that can be done with this seasonal favorite.
Create Your Own Great Pumpkins With Help From These Books
Z is for Zombie
Oct 2014. "Often, a school is your best bet - perhaps not for education but certainly for protection from an undead attack." - Max Brooks, "The Zombie Survival Guide." Over the last few years, zombies have taken over publishing, movies, television, pop culture and your library. Do you have what it takes to avoid the outbreak?
Prepare Yourself for the Apocalypse
Get a Little Crafty
Fall 2014. From updating and re-purposing household items to creating easy-to-make artwork, you can discover the best crafts projects to help you welcome new warmth into your home and family. Set your imagination free!
Get Your Creativity Flowing
National Hurricane Season
Jun 01 - Nov 30, 2014. Hurricanes are an awesome force of nature, capable of causing tremendous damage. Over the last 20 years scientists have developed new tools and methods for forecasting and tracking these powerful storms, improving our ability to predict, prepare for, and protect against disaster.
Discover More About Hurricanes