The Palm Beach County Library System is proud to honor Haitian culture, literature, history and language during Haitian Heritage Month in May, a month that incorporates the important holiday of Haitian Flag Day on May 18. Visit the newly-renovated Lantana Road Branch and enjoy their Haitian Cultural Collection. This collection highlights Haiti’s history and culture and includes adult and juvenile books in Haitian Creole, French and English.
We thank the Friends of the Library for their generosity and support of this celebration since 2010! We invite you to enjoy events offered in-person and online through Zoom.
Sat, May 21, 9:30 am. Families will learn about birds, the environment and their protectors through an exciting story followed by a birding adventure lead by the Audubon Society of the Everglades. Binoculars are encouraged but not required. Water, hat and sunscreen encouraged. The location of this event will be at the Green Cay Nature Center & Wetlands (12800 Hagen Ranch Rd., Boynton Beach 33437). Space is limited. (90 min.). Photographer: Discover The Palm Beaches
This month, we are hosting many activities that go in-depth on how to protect yourself online.
Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month with activities online. Preregister online and receive the login information for your activity, then click on the link provided here to download Zoom and attend. Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System.
Writers LIVE!, our flagship author event series, returns for another season of bringing the community together with authors and their books. The 2022 line-up of bestselling, critically acclaimed, and award-winning authors will be discussing their work in a combination of in-person and virtual events.
Seating at in-person events is limited. Preregistration is strongly suggested.
Basics4Babies Emergency Pantry Van
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County will bring their Basics4Babies Emergency Pantry for Infants van to the Main Library on Monday, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 23, June 27 and July 25. The emergency pantry provides free diapers, wipes and basic baby needs to families residing in Palm Beach County who demonstrate need.Learn More About The Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County Basics4Babies Emergency Pantry Van.
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.
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.
Support the Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is the promotion of enhanced library services. Friends support the Library by sponsoring events, providing financial assistance for special projects, advocating for library needs, and in developing and expanding its services and facilities, when not provided for in the Library’s budget.Learn More About The Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System Inc and how you can support the Friends.