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2019 National Library Week Proclamation

WHEREAS, the American Library Association annually recognizes a week in April as National Library Week to celebrate the role libraries in building strong communities, and;

Read Like a Commissioner!

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)

Palm Beach County Victim Services and Certified Rape Crisis Center (PBC Victim Services) and the Library System are recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and our goal is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. This year’s theme is: “I Ask” – clarifying the “consent” conversation.

90 Years of Library Services in
the Tri-Cities Proclamation

WHEREAS, in 1929, the Women’s Club opened a small library in the Belle Glade City Hall, circulating books throughout the Tri-City area, and in 1935, the first librarian was hired. In 1938, Pahokee began library service in a Methodist Church, and;

Upcoming Events

Black History Month Proclamation

The Palm Beach County Library System received a proclamation from Mayor Mack Bernard declaring February 2019 as Black History Month in Palm Beach County. The award was presented during the Board of County Commissioners meeting on Feb 05.

Friends of the Library: Used Book Sale

Upcoming events:

  • Friends Members Only Sale - Fri, Jan 25, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • ** Not a Friend? Become one at the door. **

Partial Reopening of the Main Library

On Monday, January 7 at 9:00 am the Palm Beach County Main Library at 3650 Summit Blvd. in West Palm Beach will reopen to the public. Construction will continue in the children and teen area and as a result, the CreationStation and the computer lab will not be available.

13 Things You Might Not Know You Can Do At The Library

When most people think of a Library the first thing that usually comes to mind is rows and rows of books. Yes we have many books available to check out but that is only the beginning. Once you step in the door you will find a plethora of things you can do. While the list is endless, here are just a few.

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The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System Present: Writers LIVE! 2019

“Connecting readers and authors throughout Palm Beach County”