Over the next few days/weeks, Library staff will be curating and posting resources geared towards helping you and your family cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Posts will include health information, government resources, as well as educational materials for you and your child - if it's out there, we'll find it! Please check back often and let your friends and neighbors know that the Palm Beach County Library System is here for the community!

Emergency Broadband Benefit from the FCC Provides up to $50 per month discount for Internet service for eligible households, and a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine Information Palm Beach County's portal to COVID-19 vaccine information from reliable sources such as the Health Care District of Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach County Department of Health.
KOFE (Knowledge of Financial Education) We have partnered with KOFE: “Knowledge of Financial Education” and Consolidated Credit to provide you free resources and guidance to achieve your financial well-being. You now have access to learning tools regarding money, budgeting, credit, retirement and many other topics. These resources are provided for free to educate, motivate, and empower you to live a financially secure lifestyle.
Coronavirus Advice for Consumers from the FTC The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides advice for consumers and businesses about COVID-19 related scams, assistance programs, treatment claims, and more.
Prime Time Palm Beach County After-School and Other Out-of-School Resources Directory of after-school programs and other resources for families and educators.
Free and Low-Cost Internet Plans From the National Digital Inclusion Alliance, a list of low- or no-cost Internet plans for low-income households. Most have eligibility limitations linked to income or program enrollment.
Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Seniors 60+ can call the ADRC Helpline for assistance with food, food stamps, covid-19 information such as testing sites, and Medicare or Medicaid. Call 866-684-5885 Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. Assistance available in English, Spanish and Creole.
IRS Economic Impact Payments Stimulus payments are automatic for most taxpayers and retirees. Update your address and direct deposit information and get more information at irs.gov/coronavirus, or call 800-919-9835.
Coronavirus: A book for children Axel Scheffler has illustrated a digital book for primary school-age children, free for anyone to read on-screen or print out.
Sesame Street and Autism: Coping with Covid-19 Parent Resource Guide Tips and resources for parents of children on the autism spectrum.
Palm Beach County School District Distance Learning Information and resources for students and parents, including general and technical helpline and hotline phone numbers, links to student logins, television instruction and more.
Florida Short Time Compensation Program for Employers The Short Time Compensation program helps employers retain their workforce in times of temporary slowdown by encouraging work sharing as an alternative to layoff.
Sesame Street: Caring for Each Other Tips and resources to help families and children cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
SBA Disaster Assistance The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Palm Beach County Rental, Utility, and Other Assistance Apply for assistance paying rent, utility bills and find other assistance via the Palm Beach County Community Services Department's Online System for Community Access to Resources and Social Services (OSCARSS).
Palm Beach County Government County government news and information, including testing sites, cancellations and closures.
Coronavirus Research Database The latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19), compiled by the World Health Organization (WHO)
Worldometer Coronavirus Data Detailed data on coronavirus cases, deaths, mortality and transmission rates, and more.
Palm Beach County Schools Coronavirus Information Updates & Hotline Latest coronavirus (COVID-19) updates and hotlines from the School District of Palm Beach County.
Florida Department of Health: COVID-19 Information and news from the Florida Department of Health
Florida 15th Judicial Circuit Court updates Court updates concerning coronavirus
W3Schools Web development tutorials and references on HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, Python, jQuery, Java, C++, C#, React, XML, W3.CSS, and Bootstrap.
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center Includes interactive world map and data, daily situation reports, podcasts with public health experts, and other useful resources, information, and analysis about the spread and impact of COVID-19.
FloridaDisaster.biz Coordinates local, state and federal agency actions to provide immediate and short-term assistance to businesses and industry.
Florida League of Cities Coronavirus Resources State and federal resources, emergency declarations, and other resources
NewsGuard Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center NewsGuard's list of news and information sites in the U.S., the U.K., France, Italy, and Germany that have been identified as publishing materially false information about the virus.
Our World in Data: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Statistics and research, including explanations of statistics and interactive charts
Florida's COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard Data from the Florida Department of Health, Division of Disease Control and Health Protection
Protecting your finances during the Coronavirus Pandemic Resources from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Meals for children during school closures Palm Beach County School Food Service is providing 'Grab and Go' bags filled with breakfast, lunch, supper, and a snack. Boxes of food from Feeding South Florida will also be available on specific dates per location.