The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System Present: Writers LIVE! 2018
“10 years of connecting readers and authors”
Covers topics in health and complementary health, medications, and wellness, from encyclopedias, medical dictionaries, magazines, journals and newspapers.
Palm Beach County Library System Celebrates the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library During National Friends of Libraries Week, October 15-21, 2017
The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library were established in 1980 to enhance library services, provide financial assistance for special events and to advocate for library needs. Currently, the Friends contribute more than $200,000 annually to the Library through fundraising efforts that include donations of materials, gifts to the collection, copier revenue, bequeaths and an annual used book sale held every January at the Hagen Ranch Road Branch.
Need A/C? Free Wi-Fi? Palm Beach County Library System Reopens Today
The library has power and internet, free Wi-Fi. Charge your mobile devices and enjoy the air-conditioned space that is your local library.
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
The Palm Beach County Library System invites you to the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. We celebrate our community’s cultural diversity, the beautiful traditions of Latin American countries, and the contributions Hispanics have made to American society. Join us for a wide variety of events for the entire family offered in both English and Spanish. Check the calendar of events for special activities at your local branch
Palm Beach County Library System Partners With School District and Serves Over 10,000 Free Summer Lunches for Kids
Thanks to a partnership with the School District of Palm Beach County, seven branches of the Palm Beach County Library System served free nutritious lunches and snacks to children during the summer at the following locations:
- Acreage Branch: 1,478 lunches and 2,283 snacks
- Belle Glade Branch: 1,034 lunches and 2,463 snacks
- Greenacres Branch: 1,054 lunches and 454 snacks
- Jupiter Branch: 1,105 lunches and 845 snacks
- Lantana Road Branch: 1,353 lunches and 1,645 snacks
- Main Library: 2,235 lunches and 2,309 snacks
- Wellington Branch: 1,978 lunches and 676 snacks
Palm Beach County Library System Presents the Bridging Faiths Series
Starting this July, the Palm Beach County Library System is proud to offer the Bridging Faiths series. A series designed to encourage awareness and understanding of the diverse community that makes the Palm Beaches a great place to live. Through July and October, we’ll explore topics of fasting, religious attire, pilgrimages, tolerance, respect and forgiveness. Panels of religious leaders will demystify what makes each faith unique and what brings all faiths together.
From PBS Frontline. Once a supplement is on shelves, the FDA relies on inspections of the manufacturer to assess whether the supplement actually contains what it says it does. But as experts point out, the agency only inspects a fraction of companies.
A PBS FRONTLINE investigation in collaboration with The New York Times raises tough questions about how vitamins and supplements are marketed and regulated, and examines how it’s often hard to know what’s really in the bottles you’re buying.
From PBS Frontline. There is little to guarantee that any vitamin, mineral, probiotic, sports supplement, herbal treatment, or other dietary supplement is safe, effective, or even contains what’s on its label.