Library

The Library is open Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm for limited services.

Adult & YA Collections are available for browsing. Most Library Programs, Classes and Events and meetings have been cancelled for the safety of Village residents during the COVID-19 crisis. Please see "Library Board" page and "Teens" for TAB meeting information. Several computers are available. Phone reference and reader’s advisory for your reading, listening and educational needs Please see the "Books, CD's & DVD's" link or call (561) 965-2204 to reserve materials.

Scroll down to see all our new virtual services available 24 hours a day.


CARES Act Food Assistance

Palm Beach County Community Services Department is accepting applications for a one-time food assistance thru a Prepaid Visa Card. Assistance is based on household size and maximum amounts as listed.

  • Must present evidence their household was affected adversely by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Must present supporting documentation, such as most recent pay stub to prove income eligibility.
  • For applicants who applied for rental/utility assistance no new documents are needed- just need to apply for food
  • Samples of supporting documentation can be found at www.pbcgov.org/csdcaresactfaq

Contact Palm Beach County Community Services at (561) 355-4792 or apply online using the following links:


Restart Business Grants in Palm Beach County to Resume Accepting Applications

The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners has approved an additional $20 million to the Restart Business Grants Program. The portal will resume accepting applications on Monday, October 26, at 8 a.m. For more information, please visit the Department of Housing & Economic Sustainability website at https://discover.pbcgov.org/hes/Pages/default.aspx

Round 2 of CARES Mortgage Assistance. 

Round 2 of CARES Mortgage Assistance will provide up to 6 months of assistance (not to exceed $100.00) to income eligible households that are at least one moth delinquent (after February 29, 2020) in home mortgage, escrow payments, and or condominium and homeowners' association dues. The online application is expected to launch on FRIDAY. OCTOBER 9, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. For more information, see the link below.

https://discover.pbcgov.org/Lists/Newsroom/NewsDispForm.aspx?ID=3178&RootFolder=%2FLists%2FNewsroom&Source=https%3A%2F%2Fdiscover%2Epbcgov%2Eorg%2FPages%2Fdefault%2Easpx

Reemployment Assistance Resources

Hurricane Safety Info

"The City That Talks" - A Municipal Story Time

Please listen and watch as Vice Mayors Kim Glas-Castro of the Town of Lake Park and Patty Waller of the Village of Palm Springs read "The City That Talks."

The story is also available in SPANISH and CREOLE from the Florida League of Cities’ website.

The digital version of this book and other civics education tools are available as part of the Florida League of Cities "Readers2Leaders" initiative.

Centros papa el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades Recursos para COVID-19

 

Curbside Checkout: Place your desired items on hold at KOHA online catalog or call the library at (561) 965-2204. 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? 

¡Tenemos Autoservicio!

Vaya en línea a vpslibrary.org y haga clic en KOHA ONLINE CATALOG, o llame a la biblioteca al 561-965-2204 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.

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.

SEE OUR NEW PAGES TO FREE ONLINE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES. Each of these pages are being updated daily! ( Links on the Left)

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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