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While Library locations are closed to the public, we will be here to assist you.

Contact your local branch during regular hours to speak to a staff person.

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Get a Temporary Card to Use Library Resources

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Library Provided COVID-19 Resources

Over the next few days/weeks, Library staff will be curating and posting resources geared towards helping you and your family cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Posts will include health information, government resources, as well as educational materials for you and your child - if it's out there, we'll find it! Please check back often and let your friends and neighbors know that the Palm Beach County Library System is here for the community!

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Library Informational Blog

Come back as we provide updates and information to help you navigate the current situation.

Mar 27
2:37 pm

Unemployment / Reemployment Assistance

If your employment has been negatively impacted as a result of the mitigation efforts in Florida to stop the spread of COVID-19, you may be eligible to receive Reemployment Assistance. Click on the link below to apply online, or visit one of these branches for a paper copy of the application: Acreage, Belle Glade, Gardens, Glades Road, Greenacres, Jupiter, Lantana, Main Library, Okeechobee Boulevard, Royal Palm Beach, Wellington, West Boca, West Boynton.

Apply For Unemployment Assistance Online Print Unemployment Forms (English, Spanish, Creole) Help Available Through the Library
Mar 26
11:52 am

Bonus Borrows on hoopla

hoopla has set up a “Bonus Borrows” collection of over 1000 titles. These titles will not count towards your monthly borrow limit.

Browse the Collection
Mar 23
1:54 pm

Tax Extension

Tax Day now July 15: Treasury, IRS extends filing deadline and federal tax payments regardless of amount owed.

The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020.

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Stay Informed & Healthy

County administration and Library leadership are actively monitoring developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the safety risks to staff and the public. At this time, based on current guidance, all Library operations will continue as normal.

The Florida Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend the same steps for prevention of the coronavirus as those taken for the common cold and/or flu.

Tips to Help Avoid Catching a Cold or Flu

  • Wipe down and clean shared surfaces.
  • Avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes and wash your hands thoroughly.
  • Consider getting a flu shot, especially for young children or elderly individuals.
  • Whenever possible, avoid people who you suspect are ill.
  • Exercise and maintain a healthy diet to ensure a strong immune system
  • Consult with your doctor about nutrition and supplements that support your immune system.
  • Ensure adequate consumption of water to stay hydrated.
  • Stay well rested.

Limit the Spreading of Germs

  • Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough.
  • Use tissues when you sneeze and make sure they are deposited in the trash.
  • If tissues are not available sneeze into your upper sleeve.
  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Alternately, hand sanitizer can also be used
  • Use proper judgement to stay home when sick.

Keep Updated

As situations change and more information is received, additional updates will be sent out. For information on COVID-19, please visit:

Florida Department of Health – Important Update on COVID-19 cases in Florida CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 WHO COVID-19 Outbreak