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15th Judicial Circuit Court

The circuit courts are sometimes referred to as courts of general jurisdiction, in recognition of the fact that most criminal and civil cases originate at this level. The 15th Judicial Circuit Court serves Palm Beach County.

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211: Palm Beach & Treasure Coast

211 Palm Beach and Treasure Coast’s mission is to save and improve lives through crisis intervention and by connecting people to health, mental health and wellness services 24 hours a day, every day.

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4th District Court of Appeals

The purpose of Florida’s District Courts of Appeal is to provide the opportunity for thoughtful review of decisions of lower tribunals by multi-judge panels. The 4th District Court of Appeals serves Palm Beach County.

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ABCmouse Library Card Required.

Award-winning app to help build your child’s skills in reading, math, phonics and more!

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America’s News (NewsBank) Library Card Required.

Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including The Palm Beach Post.

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Ancestry Library Edition Library Card Required.

Find out about your history. Includes over one billion records from Social Security Death Index, U.S. Federal Census Images, Military and Immigration and Naturalization Records.

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Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Non-profit organization that celebrates and promotes autistic community and culture through policy and legal advocacy, making educational resources, creating advocacy tools and providing leadership training for autistic self-advocates.

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Basic ESL

For ESL tutors and students. Offers workbooks of grammar and writing to beginner English language learners. Students improve their English skills through simple examples and exercises. Each lesson includes a topic for vocabulary and introduces a basic grammar concept.

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Business OneFile (Gale) Library Card Required.

Business content from a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings.

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CareerSource Palm Beach County

CareerSource Palm Beach County is chartered by the state of Florida and has a dedicated team of career counselors, business coaches and training providers to help area businesses stay competitive through training grants and talent acquisition and assist job seekers in finding new jobs through career assessments, training and employment assistance.


Child Care Resources & Referral

Includes links to: tips for selecting quality child care, how to navigate child care options as well as access to the Health Department's provider search of licensed facilities.

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College & Research Libraries

College & Research Libraries (C&RL) is the official, bi-monthly, online-only scholarly research journal of the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association.

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Consumer Reports Library Card Required.

Get unbiased ratings and reviews for 9,000+ products and services plus trusted advice and in-depth reporting on what matters most.

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Creativebug Library Card Required.

Creativebug is an online resource that offers thousands of high-quality, on-demand art and craft classes suitable for all skill levels, from beginners to experienced artists.

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Curso-Inglés

Aquí encontrarás todos los contenidos necesarios para aprender la lengua inglesa a tu ritmo.

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Data Axle Library Card Required.

Electronic directory of over 24 million U.S. businesses and over 210 million U.S. residents. Useful for market research, job searching, business and residential contact information.

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DemographicsNow Library Card Required.

Access demographic information including income, housing, race, age, education, retail spending, consumer expenditures, businesses and more.

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Dietary Supplements Fact Sheets

Presents information about dietary supplements and their ingredients. These include vitamins, minerals, herbs and botanicals, probiotics and more.

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Driving-Tests.org

Everything you need to know about applying for and taking your drivers' test. Access car practice tests, motorcycle practice tests and drivers' handbooks for Florida.

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eBooks (Gale) Library Card Required.

Access electronic encyclopedias and reference books; includes biographies, literature, business, medicine, government, science and more.

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Energy Kids

Discover what energy is, where it comes from and how to use and save it!

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Florida Division of Corporations

The state’s central location for business entity filing, Uniform Commercial Code financing statements, trade and service marks and fictitious name registrations.

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Florida Rural Legal Services (FRLS)

FRLS provides free civil legal assistance to indigent families and low income elderly people in thirteen South Central Florida counties. FRLS also provides legal assistance to migrant workers throughout the state of Florida.

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Florida Supreme Court

The highest appellate court in Florida, the Florida Supreme Court’s 170+ years span a time when the state was the least populated (1845) to the present when it ranks third nationwide.

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Florida Virtual School

Florida Virtual School is one of the world’s leading online learning providers that delivers engaging and innovative experiences so students can enjoy a safe, reliable, and flexible education in a supportive environment. 

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Foundation Grants to Individuals Library Card Required.

Searchable online resource devoted to foundations that provide funding for individuals, including educational, arts and cultural support.

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Gale Academic OneFile Library Card Required.

Search peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. Includes physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.

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Gale Informe Académico Library Card Required.

Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

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Gale Literature Library Card Required.

Brings together Gale's premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.


GCF Global

Self-paced tutorials designed to teach basic computer and Internet skills, including Microsoft and Google applications, social media, online safety, graphic design, image editing, and more.

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General OneFile (Gale) Library Card Required.

Access news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and general interest.

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Genetic & Rare Diseases Information Center

A public health resource aiming to support people living with a rare disease and their caregivers by providing access to easy-to-understand information that is free and reliable.

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Global Newsstream (ProQuest) Library Card Required.

Online gateway to over 1,300 newspapers with archives going back to the 1980s. For an obituary search, select the advanced search option and choose "Obituary" under "Document Type."

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GuideStar Library Card Required.

Premier destination for nonprofits and nonprofit research.

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Health & Medicine (Gale OneFile) Library Card Required.

Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in Gale's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

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Health & Wellness (Gale) Library Card Required.

Find health and medicine, medications and wellness information from encyclopedias, directories, medical dictionary, magazines, journals and newspapers.

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HeritageQuest Library Card Required.

Search more than 25,000 family and local histories, census records and more.

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LegalForms (Gale) Library Card Required.

Sample thousands of Florida and United States legal forms including wills, landlord/tenant and real estate forms as well as a wide variety of business letters.

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Literature Resource Center (Gale) Library Card Required.

Access up-to-date analysis, biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all periods, and from around the world. 


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Mailbox Plus, The New! Library Card Required.

A resource for teachers, librarians, and home-school families that provides practical, ready–to–use
materials for learning. Materials are provided for pre-kindergarten through sixth grade.

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Medicare.gov

Find general information about doctors, clinicians and groups that accept Medicare

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Medline Plus Library Card Required.

An online health information resource for patients and their families and friends.

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Morningstar Library Card Required.

In-depth financial information on more than 21,000 stocks and funds.

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My Health Finder

Provides a prevention and wellness resource that health professionals can recommend to individuals and families to get information about clinical preventive services, including prevention and wellness topics, and interactive quizzes and tools.

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NAMI

The nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

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NASA Space Place

Explore games, animations, projects and fun facts about Earth, space and technology.

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New York Times Digital Library Card Required.

The New York Times is a global news resource that offers breaking news articles, videos, and the digital book review. Access from all library branches and from home.

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News for You Library Card Required.

Easy-to-read news stories that can help you learn to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

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Nexis Uni Library Card Required.

Federal and state court cases; statutes, codes and regulations; company information for 43 million businesses; news coverage including 1,200 newspapers, 300 magazines and journals; and broadcast transcripts.

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Niche Academy

Specially curated tutorials to help enrich your library experience on topics such as online research, social media, accessing our digital collection, genealogy, and more!




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Peterson’s Career Prep Library Card Required.

Assists job seekers at all levels whether entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities. Create visually interesting resumes, cover letters and personal websites that can be shared with prospective employers.

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Proquest Library Card Required.

Search through 4 historic newspapers and other databases.


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Sanborn Maps (ProQuest) Library Card Required.

Large-scale, historic maps of nearly 150 Florida towns and cities; providing background information for genealogists, local historians, and urban planners.

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Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE)

Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) Program provides health insurance information plus free, unbiased and confidential counseling assistance to Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers. 

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Tech Boomers

A free, educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.

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Tech-Talk Library Card Required.

Gain a competitive edge in the job market with this professional development resource: technology training for non-techies and communications skills expertise.

 
 
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Testing.com

Testing.com is a health information digital resource designed to help people understand the many lab tests that are a vital part of health care.

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Transparent Language Library Card Required.

An online system for learning and developing language skills in a fun and engaging way. Includes tools and activities for learning over 80 languages from Afrikaans to Zulu.

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Tutor.com en Español Library Card Required.

Tutorías Gratuitas • Matemáticas • Ciencias • Jardín de la infancia-12, Introducción a la Universidad y Estudiante Adulto. Todo los dÍas 12:00 hasta 12:00 am.

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TV411

Helps you read for success, fine-tune your writing, expand your vocabulary, get a grip on math and explore science. TV411 is a collection of entertaining videos and engaging web activities all designed to help you reach your learning goals.

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Value Line Library Card Required.

Helps investors get independently-created research information available about stocks and other investments. Access Value Line from a Library computer or from your home computer with your Library card number.

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Weiss Financial Ratings Library Card Required.

Get up-to-date ratings information on insurance companies, financial institutions, mutual funds and other investment products.

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World Almanac for Kids Library Card Required.

Uncover information about science, animals, nutrition, history, countries and more.

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Zero to Three

Promotes the healthy development of infants and toddlers by supporting and strengthening families, communities and those who work on their behalf.

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