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All Library Programs, Classes and Events and meetings have been cancelled and the lobby is now closed for the safety of Village residents during the COVID-19 crisis.


The Palm Springs Public Library is temporarily closed. We continue serving the community through curbside pickup service, phone reference and providing digital resources for your reading, listening and educational needs. THERE WILL BE NO CURBSIDE PICKUP ON MEMORIAL DAY, MONDAY, MAY 25th.

FREE COVID-19 Testing Available in Palm Springs

No appointment is necessary. Symptoms are not required for testing. No vehicle necessary, walks ups and bicycles are welcome. Your results will be available in 3-4 days.

LOCATIONS: 
Thursday, May 28th - Palm Springs Baptist Church. 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
3300 10th Avenue North, Palm Springs, FL 33461

Friday, May 29th - Palm Springs Municipal Complex, by the Ball Fields
9:00 am to 4:00 pm.   226 Cypress Lane, Palm Springs, FL 33461

For more information please call Parks & Recreation at (561) 964 - 8820 or e-mail JLucas@vpsfl.org
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EXÁMENES GRATIS DE COVID-19 en Palm Springs

No es necesario hacer cita. No tiene que tener síntomas para hacerse el exámen. No necesita venir en carro (puede caminar o usar bicicleta). Resultados se darán en 3 - 4 dias

Jueves, 28 de mayo - Iglesia Bautista de Palm Springs - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
3300 10th Avenue North, Palm Springs, FL 33461

Viernes, 29 de mayo - Complejo Municipal de Palm Springs Cerca de los campos de pelota - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM - 226 Cypress Lane, Palm Springs, FL 33461
 
Para más información:  Llame a Parques & Recreaciones al (561) 964 - 8820 ó escriba un correo electrónico a JLucas@vpsfl.org  

CARES Act Grant Dollars Available for Palm Beach County Businesses

Attention Palm Springs Businesses:

The Village wants to make you aware of the CARES Act Dollars program making a total of $60 million dollars available for Palm Beach County Businesses.  

The money will be allocated to both small and larger businesses. $50 million dollars will be available for businesses with less than 25 employees and $10 million dollars will be available for businesses with 25 employees or more.

THIS IS NOT A LOAN PROGRAM. ALL MONEY WILL BE DISTRIBUTED AS A GRANT. Applications will be released this Friday, May 22nd and will be considered on a first come first eligible basis.

Please review the eligibility criteria to receive your grant on the county’s website today at: http://discover.pbcgov.org/Pages/default.aspx.

"The City That Talks" - A Municipal Story Time

Please listen and watch as Vice Mayors Kim Glas-Kastrom 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.

Census! 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.

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

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


Phone or e-mail reference and reader’s advisory services will be available Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm.  

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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