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.

Writers LIVE!, the Library’s flagship author event series, returns for another season of bringing the community together with authors and their books. The 2021 lineup of bestselling, critically acclaimed, and award-winning authors will be discussing their work virtually via Zoom.

We’re celebrating National Library Week all month this year! We’ve hidden one Dewey somewhere in this branch. Show some love for your library, take a selfie with Dewey and share it on social media. Then, tag us at @pbclibrary and use the hashtag #pbclibrary, #Dewey & #NLWpbcLibrary. Head to the member services desk and show a staff member your selfie for a small surprise! While supplies last.

The Palm Beach County Library System is an official Passport Acceptance Facility for the U.S. Department of State.

What Does the Library Mean to You?

The design for the new library branch will include public art inspired by the diverse meaningful roles libraries play in the community. To assist with this project we want to hear about what libraries mean to you.

Take the Survey about what the library means to you.

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.

Wonderbook

Wonderbooks are here! Get to know the books that read out loud! Wonderbooks read to children, ask questions, and make learning fun. Discover the ready-to-play audiobook inside every Wonderbook. Then, switch to Learning Mode to talk more about the book.

Learn More about Wonderbooks.

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