Belle Glade Branch
About Belle Glade Branch
The Glades Branches, Belle Glade, Pahokee (Loula V. York Branch), South Bay (Clarence E. Anthony Branch), serve the 38,000 residents of rural, agricultural Western Palm Beach County.
The Belle Glade Branch has a growing collection of urban fiction, as well as a wide variety of online resources, such as magazine articles, online newspaper resources and internet access. The branch has an active children’s department that offers activities to children of all ages. It also has a computer to help adults learn to read. Tutors and students, and some students on their own, may use library resources to reach their reading goals. If you are interested in helping teach someone to read or know someone who needs help learning to read, call the branch.
Bus: Palm Tran Route 47
From the East: Take Southern Blvd./State Road 80 west. Travel about 27 miles west of Wellington through an agricultural area. Turn left at light onto N. Main St./SR 80. Turn right onto NW Avenue H. Take the 2nd left onto NW 4th St. The lot is on the left. Additional parking is available across the street by the athletic fields.
From the West: Take State Road 80 east past South Bay. State Road 80 turns north. Turn left onto NW Avenue H. Take the 2nd left onto NW 4th St. The lot is on the left. Additional parking is available across the street by the athletic fields.
- A large collection of urban fiction
- A growing Spanish collection
- Children's activities throughout the year
- Internet access from 22 public computers
- One catalog computer
- 16 computers in the children’s section
- Eight computers for teens
- Free Wi-Fi and internet access
- Two meeting rooms; Meeting Room A seats 60, Meeting Room B seats 80;
- Color and black & white copier
Public adult and children's computers shut down 15 minutes before the branch closes. Guest computers shut down 10 minutes before the branch closes.
- Flash Drives (2GB): $5
- Tote Bags: $1
- Ear Buds: $5
Although the main service area is the city of Belle Glade, library service is provided to all other areas of the Glades. Belle Glade Branch serves as the geographical hub for western Palm Beach County.
Nearest County Libraries
Clarence E. Anthony Branch (South Bay) (5.1 miles)
Loula V. York Branch (Pahokee) (11 miles)
Royal Palm Beach Branch (31.8 miles)
History of the Branch
Size: 17,000 sq. ft.
Opened on March 23, 2013 across from Lake Shore Middle School.