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PBCLS Celebrates Haitian Heritage Month
Palm Beach County Library System Celebrates Haitian Heritage Month
The Palm Beach County Library System is proud to honor Haitian culture, history and language during Haitian Heritage Month in May, a month that includes the important holiday of Haitian Flag Day on May 18. This year, we invite you to enjoy a wide variety of online events accessible through Zoom. Register and join us for the live events, or view the recordings on our digital activities page at www.pbclibrary.org/HaitianHeritage2021.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program
Palm Beach County Library System’s Hagen Ranch Road Branch Launches 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program
The Hagen Ranch Road Branch is launching the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System. The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a fun, free way to start your child on the path of success!
Expert to Talk Dr. Seuss, Racism, and Children’s Literature
Palm Beach County Library System Hosts Conversation with Expert to Talk Dr. Seuss, Racism, and Children’s LiteratureEvent Will Take Place amid Rising Anti-Asian Bigotry and Violence Nationwide
The Palm Beach County Library System is hosting a conversation with Dr. Philip Nel, University Distinguished Professor of English at Kansas State University and noted Dr. Seuss scholar, to discuss Dr. Seuss and racism in children’s literature, especially in the context of rising anti-Asian hate nationwide. “The Dr. Seuss Controversy: Racism and Children’s Literature” will take place on Wednesday, April 7 at 6:30 PM eastern time via Zoom.
(SNAP) Updates: Feb 09, 2021
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Palm Beach County Library Updates
The Palm Beach County Library System is partnering with the Palm Beach County Food Bank to offer assistance with SNAP benefits. Benefits specialists from the PBC Food Bank will assist with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) application process and conduct the food stamp interview. Specialists can also help with other benefits applications available through the ACCESS Florida system including Medicaid and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).