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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Sun, Apr 21 for Easter. No materials will be due on this day.
 

50th Anniversary Celebration

In September 1969, the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners approved the operation of free library service in the County. To celebrate the 50th Anniversary the Library is hosting a year-long celebration with the South Florida Fair in January, Black History Month in February, Women’s History Month in March, a community celebration in April, Haitian Heritage Month in May, the Summer Reading Program in June and July, PBCLS ComicCon in August, historical displays and Anniversary Parties at each location in September, Hispanic Heritage Month in September and October, Italian Cultural Heritage Month in October, Families Reading Together in November, Winter Concerts in December as well as themed monthly activities that are relevant to our members and demonstrate how the library connects, inspires and enriches the lives of our community. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System.

Upcoming Events

E.g., 04/20/2019
E.g., 04/20/2019

Drop-In Craft Time for the Entire Family

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27 (All day)

Celebrate 50 years of Library service by making timeless crafts. Stations will be set up throughout the day for adults, teens and children to enjoy! 

About this Series

Celebrate 50 years of Library service by making timeless crafts. Stations will be set up throughout the day for adults, teens and children to enjoy! 

04/27

Library Booths

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27 (All day)

Learn about the many services offered at the library by Access Services, Technology Trainers, Book-A-Librarian and see our new special collection of Birding Backpacks. 

About this Series

Learn about the many services offered at the library by Access Services, Technology Trainers, Book-A-Librarian and see our new special collection of Birding Backpacks. 

04/27

50th Anniversary Celebration Stories & Songs for You!

Celebración del 50 aniversario ¡Historias y canciones para ti!

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27, 10:00 am
Sábado, 27 de abril,  10:00 am

John I. Leonard Community High School Club, La Casa de las Américas and the International Spanish Academy will delight you as they read stories and act them out! Todas las edades. Registración por orden de llegada. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

John I. Leonard Community High School, La Casa de las Américas y el International Spanish Academy leerán cuentos y los actuaran en inglés y español. Todas las edades. Registración por orden de llegada. (60 min.) 

About this Series

John I. Leonard Community High School Club, La Casa de las Américas and the International Spanish Academy will delight you as they read stories and act them out! Todas las edades. Registración por orden de llegada. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

04/27
John I. Leonard Community High School, La Casa de las Américas y el International Spanish Academy leerán cuentos y los actuaran en inglés y español. Todas las edades. Registración por orden de llegada. (60 min.) 
04/27

Community Fair

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27, 10:00 am

Visit displays from local community and cultural organization showcasing Palm Beach County. (North East Parking Lot) (5 hr.) 

About this Series

Visit displays from local community and cultural organization showcasing Palm Beach County. (North East Parking Lot) (5 hr.) 

04/27

Face Painting by Daisy

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27, 10:00 am

Join us in celebrating the Palm Beach County Library System’s 50th Anniversary with a day of festivities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System. Refreshments provided. (5 hr.) 

About this Series

Join us in celebrating the Palm Beach County Library System’s 50th Anniversary with a day of festivities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System. Refreshments provided. (5 hr.) 

04/27

Kickoff and Welcome

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27, 10:00 am

About this Series

04/27

Balloon Animals of Palm Beach

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27, 11:00 am

(2 hr.) 

About this Series

(2 hr.) 

04/27

Refreshments

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27, 11:00 am

About this Series

04/27

Book Cart Float Parade

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27, 11:30 am

View Library staff’s interpretation of Libraries Through the Ages and vote for your favorite float. 

About this Series

View Library staff’s interpretation of Libraries Through the Ages and vote for your favorite float. 

04/27

Food Trucks

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27, 12:00 pm

Sample delicious treats for purchase from a variety of local food trucks. (Parking Lot) (2 hr.) 

About this Series

Sample delicious treats for purchase from a variety of local food trucks. (Parking Lot) (2 hr.) 

04/27

Photos with Dewey

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27, 12:30 pm

Join us in celebrating the Palm Beach County Library System’s 50th Anniversary with a day of festivities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System. (30 min.) 

About this Series

Join us in celebrating the Palm Beach County Library System’s 50th Anniversary with a day of festivities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System. (30 min.) 

04/27

Music Concert

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27, 1:30 pm

Put on your dancing shoes and join the celebration! Mariachi de Mi Tierra will perform traditional Mexican songs. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

About this Series

Put on your dancing shoes and join the celebration! Mariachi de Mi Tierra will perform traditional Mexican songs. (60 min.) Call (561) 233-2600 to preregister.

04/27

Photos with Dewey

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27, 2:30 pm

Join us in celebrating the Palm Beach County Library System’s 50th Anniversary with a day of festivities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System. (30 min.) 

About this Series

Join us in celebrating the Palm Beach County Library System’s 50th Anniversary with a day of festivities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System. (30 min.) 

04/27

Suzy Hammer as the Bookworm

Main Library
Sat, Apr 27, 3:00 pm

Celebrate the PBC Library’s 50th anniversary of service to the community! The storytelling magic show will include music, comedy, stories and lots of audience participation. The Library and the Bookworm aim to connect, inspire and enrich! 

About this Series

Celebrate the PBC Library’s 50th anniversary of service to the community! The storytelling magic show will include music, comedy, stories and lots of audience participation. The Library and the Bookworm aim to connect, inspire and enrich! 

04/27

Platinum Sponsors: Friends of Palm Beach County Library System

Silver Sponsors: Midwest Tape Hoopla. Baker ∓ Taylor

Bronze Sponsors: Searcy, Denney, Scarola, Barnhart & Shipley. NCCI.

Emerald Sponsors: Children's Services Council. Tire Kingdom Service Centers.

Saphire Sponsors: Wt.Cox Information Services

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities Available

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