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Recent Press Releases

Proper Disposal of Worn US Flags

Palm Beach County Library System’s Gardens Branch Provides New Option for Proper Disposal of Worn US Flags

In partnership with the National Association of Counties, the National Flag Foundation, the Palm Beach County Library System’s Gardens Branch has installed a flag retirement box, at no cost to the County. The box is available during Library hours, seven days a week. Flags should be folded respectfully before being placed in the box.

Earning National Consumer Health Information Specialization Certificate

Mindy Rose from the Palm Beach County Library System Recognized for Earning National Consumer Health Information Specialization Certificate

The Palm Beach County Library System is pleased to announce that Librarian Mindy Rose has been nationally recognized by the Medical Library Association (MLA) for earning the Level 2 Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) certificate.

Palm Beach County Library System to Expand Services on Sat, June 5

Palm Beach County Library System to Expand Services on Sat, June 5

On Saturday, June 5 the Palm Beach County Library System will be expanding many services to pre-COVID operations.

PBCLS Staff Receive FLA Awards & Scholarships

Palm Beach County Library System Staff Receive FLA Awards & Scholarships

The Palm Beach County Library System was recognized with two 2021 Florida Library Association (FLA) Awards on Wed, Apr 28. Library Director Douglas Crane received the Librarian of the Year award and the Birding Backpacks program was recognized with the Library Innovation award. Library Training and Technical Supervisor Jennifer Gallagher and Library Associate Melanie Norberto received FLA Library & Information Science graduate scholarships.

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