The Palm Beach County Library System is reopening with limited services while also working to ensure the safety and health of our members, staff and the community. Updated hours: visit your local branch to see the new schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions
The library is now offering activities to attend online. Preregister online and receive the login information for your activity, then click on the link provided here to download Zoom and attend.
Writers LIVE!, the Library’s flagship author event series, returns for another season of bringing the community together with authors and their books. The 2021 lineup of bestselling, critically acclaimed, and award-winning authors will be discussing their work virtually via Zoom.
We will be offering events that honor the heritage, contributions and achievements of the African American community. This national celebration initiated by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, also known as the father of Black History, has its roots in a weeklong observation in 1926. This year although we are not able to offer the events in person, we invite you to participate in a wide variety of events accessible through Zoom. Register and join us for the live events, or enjoy the recordings on our digital events page. Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System.
The Palm Beach County Library System is an official Passport Acceptance Facility for the U.S. Department of State.
Taxes Filed Free Campaign
United Way of Palm Beach County’s Taxes Filed Free Campaign partners with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide free, confidential, and secure preparation and e-filing of tax returns to qualified taxpayers. To qualify, taxpayer’s income must have been $66,000 or less in 2020. You may be eligible for up to $6,660 in Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC).
Due to COVID-19, United Way of Palm Beach County will offer free tax preparation services by appointment only following recommendations from the CDC and Florida Department of Health. Face masks are required at all locations.Learn More United Way of Palm Beach County’s Taxes Filed Free Campaign.
The award-winning ABCmouse curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-8+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse is 100% educational, with more than 10,000 learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art and music. (From Age of Learning, Inc.)Learn More about ABCmouse.
Virtual Volunteer Services
The Library has some exciting volunteer opportunities for teens who are looking for volunteer service hours or looking to expand their horizons! Teens can choose from two online volunteer opportunities. Teens can attend a virtual teen advisory meeting or participate in a virtual book discussion.
Register as a volunteer, then choose your volunteer project! Do something positive for you, the library and the community! Volunteer now!Volunteer Here! Do something positive for you, the library and the community!
The Library will once again be partnering with the Palm Beach County Food Bank to offer assistance with SNAP benefits. Benefits specialists from the PBC Food Bank will assist with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) application process and conduct the food stamp interview.Learn More about assistance with SNAP benefits.
Wonderbooks are here! Get to know the books that read out loud! Wonderbooks read to children, ask questions, and make learning fun. Discover the ready-to-play audiobook inside every Wonderbook. Then, switch to Learning Mode to talk more about the book.Learn More about Wonderbooks.
Looking for your next great read? Our BookSquad is here to help! Complete our online form and we will email you a personalized list of suggested titles.Ask the BookSquad what to read.