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Recent Press Releases

Palm Beach County Library System Named 2014 Florida Library of the Year and Best Florida Public Library Website

At its annual convention in May, the Florida Library Association (FLA) named Palm Beach County Library System (PBCLS) the Florida Library of the Year. PBCLS was recognized for the wide array of programs and classes offered at its 17 locations.

February Is Black History Month!

Join the Library as we celebrate Black History Month! In branches throughout the entire county, we will be offering over 50 programs that will pique the interest of youth and adults alike!

Jupiter Branch Library Reopening After Renovation

The Jupiter Branch Library, located at 705 Military Trail in Jupiter, will reopen on Monday, December 16, at 9:00 am. There will be an Open House from 2:00 – 4:00 pm that day.

The Palm Beach County Library System Hosts Information Summit on the Affordable Care Act Health Care Exchanges

The Palm Beach County Library System is hosting an Information Summit for community organizations and municipal libraries to share resources about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including information about the online exchanges in Florida, on Thursday, September 26, at 2:00 pm, at the Main Library, 3650 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, 33406 Phone: 233-2600.

Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System Receive Grant from the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties for “CreationStation.”

The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System received a grant from the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties for the development and implementation of “CreationStation.” The grant is from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fund, of the Community Foundation.