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All Library Programs, Classes and Events and meetings have been cancelled for the safety of Village residents during the COVID-19 crisis. Adult collections will be available for browsing by appointment beginning June 8th.  We continue serving residents through curbside checkout, phone reference and reader’s advisory for your reading, listening and educational needs Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm. (561) 965-2204


Palm Beach County School Begins Virtually August 31, 2020. Distance Learning Improvements at School District.  Comcast continues to offer its Internet Essentials for free for 60 days to new, qualifying customers. Click here for more information. 

Reemployment Assistance Resources


Hurricane Safety Info


Covid Testing: 7/29 & 8/3 at Palm Springs Baptist Church


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

Census Action Day! Respond to the Census! 

It’s germ-free!! www.my2020census.gov   

More than $675 Billion will be distributed each year for the next ten years based on the population counted. So far, only 60% of people have responded. This will affect the library and the Village as we will providing free services for EVERYONE ie.100% of our residents! Please tell your friends and neighbors we need every household to respond to the Census! ! EVERYONE COUNTS!

You can also call on the phone: phone 1-844-330-2020 to a live person. In Spanish call 844-468-2020, Haitian Creole 844-477-2020.

Summer Library Reading Program

"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."

Published by the Florida League of Cities, this is a picture book geared toward children ages 4-8. In the book, A teacher asks, “What is the best thing about our city?” A student goes looking for the answer. Different parts of her city love to talk and tell her why they are the best. As the book progresses, she explores and finds out that cities have a voice.  

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.

Health Reference Series ONLINE!
Access to current publications in Health Reference Series and Teen Health Series as well as Global Pandemics and Epidemics and How They Relate to You - this resource has a section dedicated to COVID-19. Use the password: PalmSprings

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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