Palm Beach County Library Association is a county-wide professional library organization
committed to the support and advancement of libraries and those interested in library service,
through professional development and timely communications.

The Palm Beach County Library Association will fulfill its mission by:

  • Promoting professional growth of its members
  • Supporting innovative library services and research throughout the county
  • Encouraging cooperation among libraries, librarians, staff and supporters
  • Informing the public of library matters
  • Providing educational assistance and support to students enrolled in a library and information science degree program

Membership in PBCLA brings with it the following benefits:

  • Quarterly meetings with knowledgeable speakers
  • Valuable networking opportunities, both at meetings and at special PBCLA events
  • The opportunity to apply for a Professional Development Award for education and conferences
  • Discount registration for special PBCLA events
  • Access to Talk and Taste events
  • Opportunities to participate in advocacy and outreach events
  • Subscription to our quarterly email newsletter
  • The opportunity to join a committee or serve in a leadership role