Beginning Tue, May 31 - Fri, Jul 29
In partnership with The School District of Palm Beach County, we will be offering free meals during the summer at all of our locations. Beginning Tue, May 31- Fri, July 29, join us for free lunch and snacks! All children are welcome, ages 18 and under; Mon-Fri, except weekends and holidays. No identification is required.
Children must remain onsite while they eat their meal. Parent pickup as well as grab-and-go options will not be available, as they are no longer allowed by the United States Department of Agriculture.
Please note that meals may contain allergens. Everyone is encouraged to take precautions and contact the School Food Service office at 561-383-2000 if their child has any special dietary needs due to allergies or disabilities.
Distribution times depend on the location. See below.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
SNAP Outreach at the library
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. Specialists can also help with other benefits applications available through the ACCESS Florida system including Medicaid and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). Applicants must call a benefits specialist to schedule an appointment.
Greenacres, FL 33467 Benefit Specialist: Marie Pierre (English/Haitian Creole)561-641-9100 Jupiter Branch 705 Military Trail
Jupiter, FL 33458 Benefit Specialist: Giselle Davila (English/Spanish) 561-513-0096 Hagen Ranch Road Branch 14350 Hagen Ranch Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446 Benefit Specialist: James Vil (English/Creole)561-894-7500 Glades Road Branch 20701 95th Ave. South
Boca Raton, FL 33434 Benefit Specialist: Riquet Lucien (English/Creole)561-482-4554 Lantana Road Branch 4020 Lantana Road
Lake Worth, FL 33462 Benefit Specialist: Mario Mendez (English/Spanish/Q’anjob’al)561-345-5085 Okeechobee Boulevard Branch 5689 Okeechobee Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33417 Benefit Specialist: Riquet Lucien (English/Creole)561-233-1880 Royal Palm Beach Branch 500 Civic Center Way
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411 Benefit Specialist: Riquet Lucien (English/Creole)561-790-6030 Main Library 3650 Summit Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33406 Benefit Specialist: Mario Mendez (English/Spanish/Q’anjob’al)561-345-5085
Due to COVID-19
- Appointments will be made one client per hour.
- The required DCF Food Stamp Interview will be completed on site, but interaction will be minimal and brief, within 6 feet from each other to follow social distancing guidelines. Benefits specialists will follow up over the phone if needed.
- Clients must wear face masks when inside the library.
- All clients are expected to arrive on time for their scheduled appointment, not before or after.
- If you are sick, please do not book an appointment.