Palm Beach County Library System Branches Remain Open & Encourage Use of Virtual Library Services

At this time all Library locations will be open to provide computer and internet access, Wi-Fi service, research assistance and the borrowing of materials. For the safety of the public and staff, we are encouraging social distancing (approximately 6 feet to 2 meters from others) Other services impacted:

  • All activities, events and meetings will be cancelled until further notice.
  • The Bookmobile will be off the road until further notice.
  • Computers will be available to complete your Census form.
  • Early voting and election polling at library locations will continue as planned.
  • We will not be accepting donations of materials from the public until further notice.

For those who are unable or reluctant to visit a branch, you are encouraged to use our virtual services.

Visit our website to access the following:

  • E-books (cloudLibrary, cloudLibrary Express, hoopla, Overdrive) A large collection fiction and non-fiction for all interests.
  • Audiobooks (cloudLibrary, cloudLibrary Express, hoopla) Enjoy listening to a book on your computer or mobile device.
  • Magazines (Flipster) 66 titles of full-page, full-color magazines to view on your computer or mobile device
  • Music (Hoopla and Freegal) Stream or download music from your favorite artists. E-movies and e-TV shows (hoopla) Download or stream movies and TV shows to view on your computer or mobile device.

We also encourage you to use the following online research resources:

  • Career Transitions – career guidance
  • Learning Express – online learning and skills test
  • Tutor.com – homework help and career assistance
  • Value Line & Morning Star – to track your investments
  • Consumer Reports – product information
  • MedLine Plus – information about medical conditions, diseases and wellness
  • Legal Forms – create your will and other legal documents
  • Tech Talk – tips and tricks in technology and communication

Our Consumer Health Information Service (CHIS) is staffed by professional librarians who can provide personalized comprehensive and authoritative health information by telephone or e-mail, and will consider your inquiry confidential. This is a free service to the public. Call (561) 233-2736 or email health@pbclibrary.org.