Library

The Library will be Closed on 

Monday, May 30th 2022 in Observance of Memorial Day


Please note our new number (561) 584-8350

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                                   The village of Palm Springs Awards

                            Joseph L. Fallon Scholarship 2022


The Village of Palm Springs Award the Joseph L. Fallon Scholarships to five recent high school graduates on Thursday, May 12th during the regular Council Meeting. All Students received a "Congratulations" yard sign to be place in front of their homes recognizing  their dedication and hard work. Each student was awarded with a $1,000.00 dollar scholarship and had their picture taken with the Mayor Bev Smith, Council Members, and Mr. & Mrs. Fallon. This year's recipients are Stephanie Bruzon from G-Star High School of the Arts, Connor A. Rieth from Suncoast High School, Clara Alfonso from G-Star High School of the Arts, Gabrielle T. Kelly from John I. Leonard High School, and Leonardo Estrada from G-Star High School of the Arts. Again, we congratulate these students and their achievements.
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            Author Visit: Mary Simses

               Event held May 12th, 2022 at 1:00pm

 Last Thursday the Village of Palm Springs Public Library hosted an Author Visit and Mayor Bev Smith welcomed Mary Simses who was very inspirational and talked about the books she wrote: The irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & Cafê, the rules of love and grammar, and the Wedding Thief. And of course about the adapted Hallmark Movie renamed The irresistible blueberry farm. Everyone who participated enjoyed the event and hope to welcome her again!

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                               Bookmark Contest Winners20220426_182038Village of Palm Springs hosted its Annual Bookmark Contest on April 26th2022 with 26 contest recipient's from our local schools. This years' theme was "Ocean's of Possibilities" students created such beautiful artwork. Mayor Bev Smith was part of this ceremony presenting the students with their awards. This tradition has been going on at Palm Springs Public Library for over 30 years our local schools and families really love this contest. 
Congratulations to: 

Kindergarten First Place: Yua Paul - Palm Springs Elementary School

Kindergarten Second Place: Jorissa Gaspard - St. Luke Catholic School

Kindergarten Third Place: Mayra Gautam - C.O. Taylor Elementary School

First Grade First Place: Joseph Osorio - C.O. Taylor Elementary School

First Grade Second Place: Dylan Rosales - C.O. Taylor Elementary School

First Grade Third Place: Anthony Molina - C.O. Taylor Elementary School

Second Grade First Place: Alessandra Velasques - St. Luke Catholic School   

Second Grade Second Place: Ashley Sanchez - C.O. Taylor Elementary School

Second Grade Third Place: Christian Brunach - C.O. Taylor Elementary School

Third Grade First Place: Diana Valiente - Palm Springs Elementary School

Third Grade Second Place: Aneeva Luxie Estinfort Jerome -Palm Springs Elementary School

Third Grade Third Place: Zya Newby C.O. Taylor Elementary School 

Fourth Grade First Place: Sophie Estrada - St. Luke Catholic School

Fourth Grade Second Place: Sophie Arcila - St. Luke Catholic School

Fourth Grade Third Place: Loraine Machin - C.O. Taylor Elementary School

Fifth Grade First Place: Mia Aguirre Caceres - C.O. Taylor Elementary School

Fifth Grade Second Place: Nataly Avellaneda - Palm Springs Elementary School

Fifth Grade Third Place: Lilian Villeda - C.O. Taylor Elementary School

Sixth Grade First Place: Lorelei Crockenberg - Palm Springs Middle School

Sixth Grade Second Place: Kristin Aleskevsky - Duncan Middle School School 

Sixth Grade Third Place: Mason Warren - Palm Springs Middle School

Seventh Grade First Place: Juana Guatemala Analco - Palm Springs Middle School 

Seventh Grade Second Place: Jeleny Juarez - Palm Springs Middle School 

Seventh Grade Third Place: Rosy Salinas Cosas - Palm Springs Middle School 

Eight Grade Winner: Keilah Torres - Palm Springs Middle School

Seventh Grade Grand Prize Winner: Janesse Lopez - Palm Springs Middle School



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Palm Spring Public Library WINS
Read for the Record 2021 for
Mid-Size Municipality!

The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County awarded the Village the “Read for the Record Palm Beach County 2021 - Mid-Size Municipality” award! This year staff worked extra hard to increase awareness about the importance of early literacy and it payed off.  Staff read in person  and the engaging video was a hit! Palm Springs Staff was very excited and proud that our video brought so much joy and thrill to so many people. Kristen Calder, CEO of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County presented the award to Mayor Bev Smith, Village Manager Kim Glas-Castro, Councilmember Pattie Waller, Vice Mayor Gary Ready and Library Director Jossie Maliska.  

Click on the link below to watch our Read for the Record 2021 video.

https://youtu.be/zY6xWXTnth0

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HOOPLA.COM (NEW!!)

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Hoopla Digital is a digital streaming service for library users to access eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies, and TV shows using portable devices like smartphones and tablets. Click the GET STARTED TODAY button to register for your free account. Once registered with Hoopla, each card holder will be able to check out six (6) items per month.

What do I need?

  • Tablet, smartphone, computer, or TV with streaming capabilities
  • Email address and password
  • Library card number (only needed one time in the registration process)
  • Hoopla Digital app or updated browser software (e.g. Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari, etc.)


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HOOPLA.COM (¡NUEVO!)

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Hoopla Digital es un servicio de transmisión digital para los usuarios de nuestra biblioteca para que puedan acceder a libros electrónicos, audiolibros electrónicos, música, películas y programas de televisión usando dispositivos portátiles como teléfonos inteligentes y tabletas. Haga clic en el botón GET STARTED TODAY para conseguir una cuenta gratuita. Una vez registrado en Hoopla, cada titular de la tarjeta podrá retirar seis (6) artículos por mes.

¿Qué se necesita?

  • Tableta, teléfono inteligente, computadora o TV con capacidad de transmisión
  • Dirección de correo electrónico y contraseña
  • Número de tarjeta de la biblioteca (sólo se necesita una vez en el proceso de registro)
  • La aplicación Hoopla Digital o software de navegador actualizado (por ejemplo, Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari, etc.)

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TUTOR.COM  (NEW!!)

TutoSM_2021_FALL_Kick-Off-younger Opens in new windowr.com combines online tutoring, homework help, test preparation, and career support with a variety of self-study resources to provide a well-balanced and flexible educational environment designed to meet the individual needs of learners of all ages. Learn more - An introduction for patrons from Youtube (3:50 min.)

  • Support in over 95 subjects and test prep areas
  • One-to-one, on-demand homework help & tutoring
  • The Princeton Review SAT/ACT Essentials test prep
  • Self-study tools such as practice quizzes and flashcards
  • Fully vetted educational and job search resources
  • Tutors available in English and Spanish from 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm 
  • All you need is your Palm Springs Public Library card's barcode number
  • App is available for iPhone and Android devices

    In using TUTOR.com all users agree to the following: 
    Customer, including its users, will not (i) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the services or the Online Classroom or use or access the services or the Online Classroom in a way intended to avoid fees, (ii) interfere with or disrupt the services or the Online Classroom or (iii) upload to or distribute through the Online Classroom any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, or other similar programs.
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Tutor.com combina tutoría en línea, ayuda con las tareas, preparación para exámenes y apoyo profesional con una variedad de recursos de autoaprendizaje para proporcionar un entorno educativo equilibrado y flexible diseñado para satisfacer las necesidades individuales de los estudiantes de todas las edades. Más información: An introduction for patrons from Youtube (3:50 min.)

  • Ayuda en más de 95 temas y áreas de preparación para exámenes
  • Ayuda con la tarea bajo demanda y tutoría individualizada
  • Preparación para exámenes con The Princeton Review SAT/ACT Essentials
  • Herramientas de autoaprendizaje como pruebas de práctica y tarjetas didácticas
  • Recursos aprobados de aprendizaje y búsqueda de empleos
  • Tutores disponibles en inglés y español de 3:00 p.m. a 10:00 p.m. 
  • Lo único que se necesita es el número de código de barras de la tarjeta de la Biblioteca Pública de Palm Springs
  • La aplicación está disponible para dispositivos iPhone y Android

Al usar TUTOR.com, todos los usuarios aceptan lo siguiente: 

El Cliente, incluidos sus usuarios, no (i) intentará obtener acceso no autorizado a los servicios o el aula en línea ni utilizará o accederá a los servicios o al aula en línea de una manera que tenga la intención de evitar tarifas, (ii) interferirá o interrumpirá los servicios o el aula en línea ni (iii) cargará o distribuirá a través del aula en línea cualquier virus, caballo de Troya, gusano u otros programas similares.


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Curbside CheckoutPlace your desired items on hold at KOHA online catalog or call the library at (561) 584-8350. Library staff will call you when your item(s) are available. 

You will need your Palm Springs Library card and pin (last four digits of your phone number) to put the item on hold. If you do not have a library card, you can apply for one online here.

During your appointment, your labeled bag will be outside: First 3 letters of last name and last 4 digits of your phone number.

¿NECESITA LIBROS O PELÍCULAS? 

¡Se ofrece servicio de recogida en la acera!

Visite la páginade la biblioteca en vpsfl.org y haga clic en KOHA ONLINE CATALOG, o llame a la biblioteca al 561-584-8350 para reservar sus artículos. Le llamaremos cuando sus artículos estén listos para ser recogidos. Los libros electrónicos y los audiolibros electrónicos también están disponibles para descargar en línea.

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E-BOOKS, E-AUDIOBOOKS, DIGITAL MAGAZINES, E-RESOURCES

We have many wonderful virtual options to use the library! Have you checked out our NEW online book platform, CloudLibrary? Download the app on your device.                       

cloudLibrary_App_Icon Opens in new windowWe also provide Overdrive ebooks, Mango language learning  and research through Florida Electronic Library.

RBDigital - DIGITAL MAGAZINES & E-AUDIOBOOKS
Online magazines and audiobooks through RB Digital! Click on the register link and input your information. Select Palm Springs Public Library and input your library card number.

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Community Resources


For information about COVID-19: http://palmbeach.floridahealth.gov/

If you think you have any symptoms, you can call: 24 hour 7 days a week call center: 1 (866) 779-6121 or email: COVID-19@flhealth.gov

If you live in Palm Beach County, you can call: (561) 671-4184.

For information from the School District: palmbeachschools.org/coronavirus

Vision: Changing Lives Through Empowerment

Mission: The Palm Springs Public Library provides an enjoyable environment for our local community through service, creativity, and technology innovation.


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