Find the Help You Need
The Palm Beach County Library System has many resources available to help individuals and businesses affected by COVID-19. Ask-A-Librarian staff are available by phone, email and chat to help members who have questions or need assistance filling out unemployment/reemployment forms.
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity website at floridajobsresources.com provides access to unemployment and reemployment assistance, job listings, small business loans, and other compensation programs provided by state and federal government.
Paper unemployment applications in English, Spanish and Creole are available to pick up at FedEx Office Centers and outside of the main entrance of the following Library locations:
West Palm Beach 33406 233-2600 ACREAGE BRANCH 15801 Orange Boulevard
Loxahatchee 33470 681-4100 BELLE GLADE BRANCH 725 NW 4th Street
Belle Glade 33430 996-3453 GARDENS BRANCH 11303 Campus Drive
Palm Beach Gardens 33410 626-6133 GLADES ROAD BRANCH 20701 95th Avenue South
Boca Raton 33434 482-4554 GREENACRES BRANCH 3750 Jog Road
Greenacres 33467 641-9100 HAGEN RANCH ROAD BRANCH 14350 Hagen Ranch Road
Delray Beach 33446 894-7500 JUPITER BRANCH 705 Military Trail
Jupiter 33458 744-2301 LANTANA ROAD BRANCH 4020 Lantana Road
Lake Worth 33462 304-4500 OKEECHOBEE BOULEVARD BRANCH 5689 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach 33417 233-1880 TEQUESTA BRANCH 461 Old Dixie Highway North
Tequesta 33469 746-5970 ROYAL PALM BEACH BRANCH 500 Civic Center Way
Royal Palm Beach 33411 790-6030 WELLINGTON BRANCH 1951 Royal Fern Drive
Wellington 33414 790-6070 WEST BOCA BRANCH 18685 State Road 7
Boca Raton 33498 470-1600 WEST BOYNTON BRANCH 9451 Jog Road
Boynton Beach 33437 734-5556
Please do not return completed paper applications to library locations. They can be dropped off FedEx Office Centers in Palm Beach County. FedEx will send applications to Tallahassee at no charge.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Social Security Number
- State driver’s license or ID
- Last 18 months’ employment information
- Employer’s name, address, telephone number
- Employment start date and end date
- Gross earnings
- Reason for separation
- Work Authorization (if not U.S. Citizen)
- DD-24 for Military
- SF8 or SF50 for Federal Employees
See our fact sheet for answers to other questions updated with the latest information from the state.Unemployment / Reemployment Assistance Fact Sheet (Google Doc)
Visit our website at http://www.pbclibrary.org/coronavirus-virtual-library to sign up for a free temporary e-card. You will have access to the following which will help with reemployment and career guidance:
An online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. Assists with creating resumes and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation.
Online learning with skill building modules, test preparation materials and practice exams; including test preparation E-books. Take practice tests for GED, SAT, FCAT, fire fighter, postal worker and many more. Learn techniques for job searching , resumes, interviewing and workplace skills.
Tutor.com Homework Help
Free online tutoring in math, science, social studies and language arts as well. Local open jobs, résumé and cover letter templates, interview guidelines and much more for job seekers. Grades K-12, College Intro, and Adult Learners. Live one-to-one help is available every day from 12:00 pm-12:00 am. Assistance provided in Spanish every day from 2:00 pm-12:00 am.
Tech-Talk is a digital learning tool with easy-to-read articles, videos, and other sources for tips and tricks in technology and communications. New material added weekly.
An online learning tool with courses available in a wide-range of categories like leadership, software, and personal development. The self-paced courses include videos, resources that can be downloaded and saved, and exercises and activities.
Your Library at Home
You are also encouraged to use our downloadable resources including e-books, audiobooks, e-magazines, streaming or downloadable music, e-movies and e-TV shows.
Library Informational Blog
Come back as we provide updates and information to help you navigate the current situation.
Financial Literacy Month
In recognition of Financial Literacy Month, our Supporters have created useful, educational, and insightful webinars on various topics. Each topic is uniquely relevant to our current environment and is pre-recorded so you can view them when it is most convenient for you. Feel free to share the webinars with others who could benefit from them.
Department of Housing and Economic Sustainability Initiatives
CFPB: Mortgage Forbearance, Online Banking, and More
Important information from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with a link to the information below.