Palm Beach County Library System is Serving Free Summer Lunches & Weekend Meal Kits for Kids

The Library System is proud to partner once again with the School District of Palm Beach County to provide free summer lunches to all children ages 18 and younger.

The free summer lunch program starts Monday, June 3 through Friday, July 26 at all Palm Beach County Library System locations. Lunch is served Monday-Friday, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm and snacks are available from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
No lunch or snack service is provided on Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, July 4 as all locations are closed for Juneteenth and Independence Day respectively.

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New this year are the free weekend meal kits, offered every Friday while supplies last. They include healthy, easy-to-prepare food for kid- and family-friendly meals. Kits are available for pick up while supplies last at the following locations:

For each child ages 18 and younger, sponsored by the Palm Beach County Food Bank.

  • Main Library, 3650 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach 33406

Phone: 561-233-2600

  • Jupiter Branch, 705 Military Trl, Jupiter 33458

Phone: 561-744-2301

For each child ages 17 and younger, sponsored by Pan-Florida Challenge.

  • Belle Glade Branch, 725 NW 4th Street, Belle Glade 33430
    Phone: 561-996-3453
  • Clarence E. Anthony Branch, 375 SW 2nd Avenue, South Bay 33493
    Phone: 561-992-8393
  • Loula V. York Branch, 525 Bacom Point Road, Pahokee 33476

Phone: 561-924-5928

Library Director Douglas Crane stated, “Our Library serves the needs of children and their families in Palm Beach County. By providing free summer lunches and weekend meal kits, we address a critical need by ensuring students have nourishment even when school is not in session.”