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All Palm Beach County Library System locations will be closed on Mon, Jan 21 for Martin Luther King Day. No materials will be due on this day.
 
cloudLibrary is our new e-book/e-audiobook service. This service has replaced Axis360. E-audiobooks from Overdrive have been moved to cloudLibrary as well.
 

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

The Palm Beach County Library System invites you to the Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. We celebrate our community’s cultural diversity, the beautiful traditions of Latin American countries, and the contributions Hispanics have made to American society. Join us for a wide variety of events for the entire family. Check the calendar for special events at your local branch. Events offered in English and Spanish.

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

Check out Our Hispanic Heritage Month Collection

Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month for Kids
Celebremos Nuestra Herencia Latina

Upcoming Events

E.g., 01/20/2019
E.g., 01/20/2019

Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 23, 2:30 pm

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. Limit 12. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. Limit 12. (2 hr.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/23

Introduction to Heritage Quest online database

Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Jan 30, 11:00 am

Learn how to search more than 25,000 family and local histories, census records, and more. Limit 10. (30 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn how to search more than 25,000 family and local histories, census records, and more. Limit 10. (30 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

01/30

Black History Month Kickoff Event

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 02, 2:00 pm

Kick off our Black History Month celebration with performances by Afrique Ngozi Children's Dance and Drum Company, and jazz saxophonist Shenole Latimer.  (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Kick off our Black History Month celebration with performances by Afrique Ngozi Children's Dance and Drum Company, and jazz saxophonist Shenole Latimer.  (90 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/02

Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Feb 04, 10:00 am

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Feb 06, 2:00 pm
Fri, Feb 08, 10:00 am
About this Series

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.

02/04
02/06
02/08

Black History Month Story Nights

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Feb 05, 6:00 pm

Read aloud and showcase of selected storybooks featuring black characters. Featuring guest reader Mary Ross Wilkerson, City of Belle Glade vice mayor. All ages. (45 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Feb 19, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Read aloud and showcase of selected storybooks featuring black characters. Featuring guest reader Mary Ross Wilkerson, City of Belle Glade vice mayor. All ages. (45 min.) 

02/05
02/19

Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Feb 06, 2:00 pm

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Feb 04, 10:00 am
Fri, Feb 08, 10:00 am
About this Series

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.

02/04
02/06
02/08

Preserving Your Family Heritage: Scanning Images

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Fri, Feb 08, 10:00 am

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Feb 04, 10:00 am
Wed, Feb 06, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Bring up to 100 photos in good condition and a flash drive to save the digital images using our high-speed scanner. (20 min.) Call to make an appointment.

02/04
02/06
02/08

Black History Month Book Discussion: "The Hate U Give," by Angie Thomas

Lantana Road Branch
Sat, Feb 16, 2:30 pm

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

About this Series

Copies available at the research services desk. (60 min.) Call (561) 304-4500 to preregister.

02/16

Celebrate Our Library With Crafts

West Boca Branch
Tue, Feb 19, 2:30 pm

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available.  Ages 3 & up. (90 min.) 

About this Series

Stop in the story time room for a casual craft time. A variety of simple crafts will be available.  Ages 3 & up. (90 min.) 

02/19

Black History Month Story Nights

Belle Glade Branch
Tue, Feb 19, 6:00 pm

Read aloud and showcase of selected storybooks featuring black characters. Featuring guest reader Mary Ross Wilkerson, City of Belle Glade vice mayor. All ages. (45 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Tue, Feb 05, 6:00 pm
About this Series

Read aloud and showcase of selected storybooks featuring black characters. Featuring guest reader Mary Ross Wilkerson, City of Belle Glade vice mayor. All ages. (45 min.) 

02/05
02/19

Black History Month Documentary Series

Tequesta Branch
Wed, Feb 20, 2:00 pm

"Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall & the NAACP." ©PBS. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

About this Series

"Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall & the NAACP." ©PBS. (60 min.) Call (561) 746-5970 to preregister.Shown with permission. Not rated.

02/20