Most of our locations have study rooms that are available for quiet study. Visit the Research Service Desk when you want to use a study room.
Only Palm Beach County Library literacy volunteers and their students can reserve rooms. There is no time limit unless someone is waiting, and then there is a two-hour time limit.
Some locations have conference rooms for use when all the study rooms are in use.
Main Library: 7 rooms
Acreage Branch: 5 rooms, 1 group study room, and 1 conference room
Belle Glade Branch: 5 rooms and 1 conference room
Gardens Branch: 5 rooms, 4 group study rooms, and 2 conference rooms
Glades Road Branch: 5 rooms, 1 group study room, and 1 small conference room
Greenacres Branch: 2 study rooms and 1 conference room
Hagen Ranch Road Branch: 5 rooms and 1 conference room
Jupiter Branch: 3 rooms
Lantana Road Branch: 3 rooms, 2 group study rooms, and 1 conference room
Loula V. York Branch: 1 room
Okeechobee Blvd. Branch: 2 study rooms and 1 conference room
Royal Palm Beach Branch: 3 rooms
Wellington Branch: 5 rooms and 1 group study room
West Boynton Branch: 3 rooms and 1 conference room
West Boca Branch: 3 rooms, 1 group study room, and 1 small conference room
Most of our locations have meeting rooms that are available for public use when not in use for Library functions. Library members can reserve a room for use by governmental organizations, nonprofit agencies and other non-commercial entities. To request the use of the room, review the Meeting Room Policy, fill out the Meeting Room Application and submit it to the location of your choice. You will be notified if your application has been approved. Online meeting room bookings are in the works for Fall 2023.
Most of our locations have study rooms open to the public, offered on a first-come, first-served basis for a two-hour period. If nobody is waiting for the room, the time limit will extend until the room is requested by another member of the public. Visit the Research Desk to use a study room.
Only Palm Beach County Library System literacy volunteers and their students can reserve rooms. Otherwise, all study rooms are offered on a first come, first-served basis.
Groups are responsible for setting up chairs and tables as staff is not available for this purpose. Reservations for meeting rooms must include time for the group to set up and take down the tables and chairs (e.g., 30 minutes before and after). All items must be returned to their original placements. Facilities must be left clean and in the original condition. Applicants may pay the cost for repair of any damages to the facilities. The Library will not be responsible for materials or personal equipment left in the building by users.
The Library will not provide any computer equipment for the applicant’s use.
Use of ceiling-mounted projectors and/or television monitors (when available) and remote(s) may be used under the following conditions: 1) the projector and/or television is already in the meeting room (equipment will not be moved from another room or location); 2) an active Library card or Driver’s License is to be kept with Library staff until remote(s) are returned and equipment is found to be in the condition it was left to the user; and 3) settings to the projector and/or television are not changed.
Equipment that applicants need to bring, if needed: VGA or HDMI cord, speaker(s), microphones. Each meeting room has power connections and Wi-Fi access. The Library will not provide any technical assistance and is not responsible for damage or loss of personal equipment.
Groups are permitted to reserve a meeting room once each calendar month per location, in addition to same-day requests.