The Palm Beach County Library System is reopening with limited services while also working to ensure the safety and health of our members, staff and the community. Updated hours: visit your local branch to see the new schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions

Returned items will be quarantined for 72 hours and will be removed from your account after that time.
Visit our Digital Media page to access e-books at your fingertips.
Most cards are good for five years. When your card expires, please visit any Palm Beach County Library location with photo ID and proof of current residential address to renew your card.

The library is now offering activities to attend online. Preregister online and receive the login information for your activity, then click on the link provided here to download Zoom and attend.

Members can sign up for Families Reading Together online via pbclibrary.readsquared.com or on the READsquared app. READsquared offers our members the chance to earn points by reading or completing missions, which include tasks like drawing a picture or playing an online escape room.

Remote access to Ancestry Library Edition has been extended until Dec 31. All you need is your Palm Beach County Library card.

Virtual Volunteer Services

The Library has some exciting volunteer opportunities for teens who are looking for volunteer service hours or are to expand their horizons! Teens can choose from two online volunteer opportunities. Teens can attend a virtual teen advisory meeting or participate in a virtual book discussion.

Register as a volunteer, then choose your volunteer project! Do something positive for you, the library and the community! Volunteer now!

Volunteer Here! Do something positive for you, the library and the community!

SNAP Outreach

The Library will once again be 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.

Learn More about assistance with SNAP benefits.

BookSquad

Looking for your next great read? Our BookSquad is here to help! Complete our online form and we will email you a personalized list of suggested titles.

Ask the BookSquad what to read.

From the Catalog

See what's new and recommended in our online services.

E-Books

See what's new through cloudLibrary Express Explore our list of most borrowed fiction ebooks Explore our list of most borrowed nonfiction ebooks Explore available e-comic books See adult bonus e-book downloads See kid's bonus e-book downloads See teen bonus e-book downloads Visit our Most Borrowed DVDs list Visit our Most Borrowed DVDs list Visit our Most Borrowed DVDs list

Audiobooks

Visit Our What's New on cloudLibrary Express Audiobook List Visit Our Most Borrowed cloudLibrary Express Fiction Audiobook List Visit Our Most Borrowed cloudLibrary Express Nonfiction Audiobook List Visit Our Books for Adults Audiobook List Visit Our Kids Audiobook List Visit Our Teen Audiobook List

Music

See Freegal's newest music added to the collection Watch Freegal's top music videos. View a collection of featured music playlists on Freegal. Visit hoopla to stream or download to your device from Freegal. Browse a collection of kids music on Freegal. Exlpore new music Friday on hoopla Download and stream music on hoopla Exlpore award winning music on hoopla Exlpore country music on hoopla Exlpore music on hoopla

TV & Movies

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Magazines

Visit our available Fitness Magazines for download Visit our available Entertainment Magazines for download Visit our available Food and Cooking Magazines for download Visit our available Home and Gardening Magazines for download Visit our available Lifestyle Magazines for download