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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at 5:00 pm on Wed, Nov 21 and remain closed on Thu, Nov 22 & Fri, Nov 23, for Thanksgiving. No materials will be due on these days.


This free service provides books to Palm Beach County residents who cannot visit their library because of a physical disability, long-term illness, or lack of transportation. Materials can be requested by mail, telephone, or electronically. Readers may request reader's advisory assistance from Books-By-Mail staff, and titles from any source.

Call Books-By-Mail at 561-649-5482 (Greater West Palm Beach) or 1-888-780-5151 (toll-free) for more information.

Download a copy of the Books-By-Mail application form.

Book Deposit Collection

Nursing homes, adult life and long-term care facilities, and retirement centers can receive large print books for their residents. Books-By-Mail staff will work with activity staff to select a collection of books with a variety of appropriate titles for the reading interests of the residents. The location keeps the materials for up to 90 days and then exchanges them for a new collection.

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