Okeechobee County Public Library has extended curbside services

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee County Public Library is extending its curbside service by having patrons place holds online at myhlc.org or call them at 863-763-3536. Once holds are filled, you will receive a confirmation call to pick up items the following day. Items will be placed in the Little Library in the gated area at the […]

Okeechobee County Public Library has extended curbside services

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee County Public Library is extending its curbside service by having patrons place holds online at myhlc.org or call them at 863-763-3536.Once holds are filled, you will receive a confirmation call to pick up items the following day.Items will be placed in the Little Library in the gated area at the back entrance […]

Libraries have unemployment applications

BELLE GLADE — Several Palm Beach County Library locations are providing printed employment/reemployment applications for those affected by COVID-19. These PBC Library System branches are currently operating Monday through Friday and the forms are available at the main entrance of buildings. Visit the Belle Glade location, 725 N.W. Fourth St., or call 561-996-3453 for information.

Clewiston Library alters hours, services

CLEWISTON — Out of an abundance of caution due to COVID-19. the Clewiston Library has modified library services and operating hours until further notice. The Clewiston Library will be open to provide limited computer and internet access. Wi-Fi service. research assistance and the borrowing of materials. For the safety of the public and staff, we […]

Clewiston Library alters hours, services

CLEWISTON — Out of an abundance of caution due to COVID-19. the Clewiston Library has modified library services and operating hours until further notice, effective March 19. The Clewiston Library will be open to provide limited computer and internet access. Wi-Fi service. research assistance and the borrowing of materials. For the safety of the public […]

Library makes books and movies available to patrons

OKEECHOBEE – The Okeechobee County library, in an effort to make life a little more pleasant for patrons who are self-isolating, are making their little pink cart available outside under the covered walkway. The cart is filled with free adult and children’s books, magazines and DVDs. Take a few, bring them back and trade or […]

Okeechobee County Library closed

OKEECHOBEE – In abundance of caution, the following facilities have closures: • Okeechobee County Library closed – beginning Wednesday, March 18th until further notice. • All Parks and Recreation RENTAL facilities closed – beginning Wednesday, March 18 until further notice. Health officials urge the public to practice social distancing. According to the CDC, social distancing […]

Library presents author of children’s books

BELLE GLADE — On Monday, March 2, inside the Belle Glade Library, parents brought their kids to meet author Harvey Eugene Oyer III, who presented “The Adventures of Charlie Pierce.” The Adventures of Charlie Pierce book series captivates readers of all ages while following the epic adventures of Charlie and his Seminole friend, Tiger Bowlegs. […]

Belle Glade Library Happenings

BELLE GLADE — The Belle Glade Branch Library located at 725 N.W. Fourth St. in Belle Glade will hold the following events in February: Adults• Saturday, Feb. 22, 11 a.m., “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools” — This feature length documentary takes a deep dive into the lives of black girls and the […]

Little libraries are popping up all over

OKEECHOBEE — The Girl Scouts, in cooperation with the Kiwanis Club of Okeechobee, collaborated in a project that brought a Lending Library to Kiwanis Park in Okeechobee. The idea was brought up by local Girl Scout Abby Leveque, and the troop approached the Kiwanis Club to help finance the project. The idea is to take […]