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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 24 and will remain closed on Thu, Dec 25 & Fri, Dec 26, for Christmas.
All libraries will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Dec 31, 2014 and will remain closed on Thu, Jan 01, 2015 for New Year's Day.
No materials are due on these days.

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Human Rights Day

Wed, Dec 10, 2014. This year’s slogan, Human Rights 365, encompasses the idea that every day is Human Rights Day. It celebrates the fundamental proposition in the Universal Declaration that each one of us, everywhere, at all times is entitled to the full range of human rights.

Make Every Day About Human Rights While Reading These Great Books

Happy Birthday Steven Spielberg

Dec 18, 1946. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Steven Spielberg was an amateur filmmaker as a child. He went on to become an enormously successful and Academy Award-winning director. In 1994, he co-founded the studio Dreamworks SKG.

Plan a Movie Night for You or the Whole Family

Winter Cooking

Winter 2014. "Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand, and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home." - Edith Sitwell. Keep your home full of warmth and comfort this season with meals for the whole family.

Start Cooking

Let's Go Shopping

What To Read Next. "Ok. don't panic. Don't panic. It's only a VISA bill. It's a piece of paper; a few numbers. I mean, just how scary can a few numbers be?" - Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic. Don't get caught off guard. Whether you're looking for the perfect gift or the perfect outfit, start shopping thrifty.

Learn How to Get the Most for Your Dollar

Urban Fiction

What to Read Next. Urban fiction, also known as street lit, is a literary genre set in a city landscape and defined by the socio-economic realities and culture of its characters. The tone for urban fiction is usually dark, focusing on the underside of city living.

Explore a Darker World of Literacy

Educate Yourself on Ebola

Consumer Health Information Services. Americans are concerned about the onset of ebola in the country. We are flooded with news stories and information about this horrific disease. We can be overwhelmed with the vast amount of information. The Consumer Health Information Service of the Palm Beach County Library System provides this list of reliable and trustworthy links about ebola.

Discover Trusted Resources

Everything Pumpkin

Fall 2014. "Hey, aren't you going to wait and greet the Great Pumpkin?" - Linus, "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown." Pumpkins are starting to be seen everywhere. From crafting to cooking, there's a lot that can be done with this seasonal favorite.

Create Your Own Great Pumpkins With Help From These Books

Get a Little Crafty

Fall 2014. From updating and re-purposing household items to creating easy-to-make artwork, you can discover the best crafts projects to help you welcome new warmth into your home and family. Set your imagination free!

Get Your Creativity Flowing

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