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Recent Press Releases

PBCLS Receives Autism Friendly Business Certification

Palm Beach County Library System Receives Autism Friendly Business Certification

On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, Caitlin Fielding from Florida Atlantic University Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (FAU Card) presented the Autism Friendly Business certifications to representatives from all 18 branch locations, including our Library Annex. Refreshments were provided courtesy of the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System.

PBCLS Adding Additional Hours Beginning April 24th

Palm Beach County Library System Adding Additional Hours Beginning April 24th

Beginning on Sun, Apr 24, the Palm Beach County Library System will begin offering extended hours at select branches to better serve the community and its members.

Acreage Branch Garden Fair

Acreage Branch Garden Fair

On Sat, Feb 05 from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, the Acreage Branch will host their monthly "Garden Talks" community event with fun family activities and guests from local gardening societies. There will be a free seed and plant exchange, while supplies last. This event has been sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

PBCLS Celebrates Black History Month

Palm Beach County Library System Celebrates Black History Month

We will be offering events that honor the heritage, contributions and achievements of the African American community. This national celebration initiated by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, also known as the father of Black History, has its roots in a weeklong observation in 1926. We invite you to enjoy a wide variety of events in-person and online through Zoom.