The Gioconda and Joseph King Library

COMING SOON: CURBSIDE PICK UP FROM THE KING LIBRARY!
We are pleased to announce that The King Library will soon be offering curbside service to members available by appointment only. This service will start on June 1st and will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday-Friday. Please call (561) 655-2766 to make an appointment time and to request check out materials by titles or authors.

The safety of our library patrons and staff are of the utmost importance, as such, requested library materials will be placed outside the front door of the library in a bag with your name on it. If you need a staff member to place materials in the trunk of your vehicle, please let staff know when you call and remain in your vehicle while staff place materials in your trunk.

Overdrive/Libby App – The Libby App can be downloaded on your tablet or smartphone from your device’s App store. All you need is your 7-digit Library Card number to access a collection of eBooks and Audiobooks. When setting up the app it will ask you for the zip code of your library (33480) and you’ll see us listed under Southeast Library Association – Society of the Four Arts King Library. Currently, OverDrive has made most eBooks and Audiobooks in the system available for use simultaneously.

Internet Archive – The Internet Archive has also made available many books published over the past century for checkout online. All you need to do is create a free account at archive.org/details/books. There are currently 4.3 Million items available for check out on that platform. Please note this service is independent of the King Library.

National Film Board of Canada – The NFB has made available over 4,000 films in English and French available for streaming without the need to sign up for an account. You can search that catalog of films at www.nfb.ca/films. All of these links are also available from the King Library catalog at fourarts.bywatersolutions.com.

Should you need assistance with any of these great resources, please do not hesitate to contact us via email: kinglibrary@fourarts.org. We are still here to serve you.

The Society of the Four Arts Gioconda and Joseph King Library serves the Town of Palm Beach, but is open to library aficionados from all over. Borrowing privileges are available with a modest annual membership fee.

King Library Hours 

  • Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (November through April)
  • Closed Sundays and Holidays

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