Directions to the Okeechobee Blvd. Branch
By Bus: Palm Tran Route 43
From I-95: Travel to Okeechobee Boulevard (Exit 70). Drive west on Okeechobee Boulevard (approximately 3-1/2 miles), past Haverhill Road. Library will be on your right, next to Dunkin Donuts.
From Florida’s Turnpike: Take the Okeechobee Boulevard (east) exit off of the Turnpike. Drive east on Okeechobee Boulevard (approximately 1/4 mile). Library will be on your left, next to Dunkin Donuts.
About the Okeechobee Blvd. Branch
The Okeechobee Boulevard Branch provides traditional print resources such as books and magazines, as well as electronic resources and audiovisual materials to library patrons. The library circulates a large amount of popular adult fiction, nonfiction, large print, and children's materials. Reference and reader's advisory services are available.
A wide variety of electronic resources, such as magazine articles, newspaper databases, and Internet access, are available to the public. Hands-on computer training for novices and the more experienced is available. The library has an active children's department that offers programs to children of all ages.
- Free Wi-Fi and Internet access
- Three study rooms
- A large meeting room that seats up to 50 people
- A small conference room that seats 10
- Comfortable seating and reading tables with electrical connections for laptops throughout
- Color and black and white copiers
- Self-service options at Check Out
- Interior and exterior materials return
33 Public Computers
- 3 Catalog and Electronic Database computers
- 24 Public Internet computers
- 6 Public Internet computers in the Children’s area
Public adult and youth computers shut down 15 minutes before the branch closes. Guest computers shut down 10 minutes before the branch closes.
North to 45th Street, south to Belvedere Road, east to the West Palm Beach city limits, west to State Road 7 (including Century Village, Golden Lakes Village, Haverhill and Westgate).
Nearest County Libraries
Main Library (5.5 miles)
Royal Palm Beach Branch (6.5 miles)
Greenacres Branch (7.5 miles)
Wellington Branch (10 miles)
History of the Branch
November 1976 - Okeechobee Blvd. Branch opens in a 1,430 sq. ft. storefront. October 1977 - OBB acquires additional 330 sq. ft. February 1981 - OBB expands to 4,460 sq. ft. April 1993 - New Okeechobee Blvd. Branch opens in 17,000 sq. ft. building.