Celebrate Earth Day
Wed, Apr 22. What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on? - Henry David Thoreau. Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday.
Read About this Historic Ship
Kids Love Earth
Freegal Adds Streaming to the Mix!
Music. Now in addition to your downloads, you are now able to stream music for up to three hours a day absolutely free and without commercial interruption.
Discover More about Streaming
Palm Beach County Library System Observes Holocaust Remembrance
Apr, 2015. Commemorate Holocaust Days of Remembrance with a month-long series of programs offered throughout the county. Through film, literature and lectures by educators, survivors and liberators, Holocaust Days of Remembrance programming is an opportunity for the community to learn and to reflect.
Learn What's Happening Throughout the Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Apr, 2015. The Palm Beach County Library System will be partnering with Palm Beach County Victim Services & Certified Rape Crisis Center to highlight some resources for the community.
Educate Yourself About this Important Issue
Money Smart Month
Apr, 2015. Money Smart Month programs are for everyone: from job seekers to small business owners to thrifty consumers. Events cover a variety of topics to help Palm Beach County residents improve their credit score, fight against senior scams, prevent identity theft, write a grant, read a financial statement, and much more.
Remembering RMS Titanic
April 15, 1912. A century has sailed by since the luxury steamship RMS Titanic met its catastrophic end in the North Atlantic. Titanic has inspired countless books and several notable films while continuing to make headlines.
Read About this Historic Ship
Teach Your Kids Part of History
Watch the Titanic
National Poetry Month
Apr, 2015. Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. - Robert Frost.Read poetry, write your own poetry, attend a poetry program, or check out a poetry book: the choice is yours.
Encourage Your Emotions to Find Their Thoughts
In the Kitchen. The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift. - Laurie Colwin. Learn about some favorite springtime foods and make spring a time of giving.
Start Cooking Spring Time Favorites
Once Upon a Time....Retelling
Imagine. If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. - Albert Einstein. It is always fun to enter the worlds of fairy tales. It can be even more exciting to reimagine them and discover them new all over again.
Discover New Twists on Favorite Tales
Get Crafty. Scrapbooking isn't about scraps of paper and photos. Scrapbooking is about scraps of life - yours and those special to you. - Rebecca Sower. It has become more than a hobby, it's become a culture. From beginners to veterans, there's always room for inspiration.
Find a Book to Inspire Your Own Book
World War II
75th Anniversary. Two decades after the last great global conflict, the Second World War was the most widespread and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries and resulting in more than 50 million military and civilian deaths. 75 years later, take some time to reflect and remember.
Take Some Time to Travel Back in Time