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Recent Press Releases

The Palm Beach County Library System Hosts Information Summit on the Affordable Care Act Health Care Exchanges

The Palm Beach County Library System is hosting an Information Summit for community organizations and municipal libraries to share resources about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including information about the online exchanges in Florida, on Thursday, September 26, at 2:00 pm, at the Main Library, 3650 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, 33406 Phone: 233-2600.

Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System Receive Grant from the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties for “CreationStation.”

The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System received a grant from the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties for the development and implementation of “CreationStation.” The grant is from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fund, of the Community Foundation.

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties will be presenting a grant to the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System today at 2:00 pm at the Main Library.

The Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties awarded the $35,689 grant to the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System for the development and implementation of a “CreationStation.” The grant is from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fund, of the Community Foundation.

The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System Sponsored “Reading Is Soooo Delicious” Over the Summer

The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System sponsored “Reading Is Soooo Delicious” this summer. For three weeks, library staff and Friends’ members visited camps and school sites in Greenacres, Jupiter, Pahokee, and West Palm Beach. The four selected sites provided free breakfast and lunch to students who live in Title I school zones.

Palm Beach County Library System Wins Tutor.com “Better Together” Contest

Grant of $1,000 for “Families Reading Together” Program

Tutor.com, the largest online tutoring service in the US, announced yesterday that the Palm Beach County Library System won a $1,000 grant for the library’s “Families Reading Together” entry in the company’s “Better Together” Contest. The popular library program encourages children from pre-school to second grade to read and fosters an environment that celebrates storytelling. The grant will be used to purchase and distribute books to local child care facilities.