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Recent Press Releases

Closure Due to Coronavirus

Palm Beach County Library System Branches Closure Due to Coronavirus

Due to the coronavirus, all Palm Beach County Library System locations will close at end of business on Thu, Mar 19, and will remain closed until further notice. No fines will be due while the Library is closed.

Free Temporary E-Cards

Palm Beach County Library System Offering Free Temporary E-Cards

The Palm Beach County Library System is offering free temporary e-cards for those who do not have a card and are unable or reluctant to visit a branch to help limit the spread of the coronavirus. Members are encouraged to use our virtual services.

Virtual Library Services

Palm Beach County Library System Branches Remain Open & Encourage Use of Virtual Library Services

At this time all Library locations will be open to provide computer and internet access, Wi-Fi service, research assistance and the borrowing of materials. For the safety of the public and staff, we are encouraging social distancing (approximately 6 feet to 2 meters from others) Other services impacted:

Big Print Books

Palm Beach County Library System Offers Children & Teens Big Print Books

The Palm Beach County Library System’s Children & Teens Services section has a new big print books collection in the Juvenile Fiction and Young Adult sections.