Town of Lake Park Public Library

Helpful Sites

 

Local News

Palm Beach Post Newsbank - Complete fill-text content of local & Regional news from 1989 to the present.

Sun Sentinel - Forecast, Todays Paper, Newsletters, Obituaries and more

Job Finder  Enter your city/state or zip code and look for jobs in your area.

 Local and Federal Government Resources

Florida Electronic Library  - Search Magazines, Books, Newspapers, and More…

Access Florida Homepage - Apply for benefits and check your Access account.

Florida Driver's License appointments - Online Appointment Service and Information System: Using this system, you can schedule an appointment for services at one of our offices. You can also find out other helpful information about our department at the Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles Home Page.

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

Florida State Courts Self-Help Center  - your guide to direct you through the court system. Here you will find information about local self-help centers, free and low-cost legal aid, and family law forms. Please note that the information provided through the self-help app or the website is NOT legal advice and should not be considered as such. If you have a question about a specific issue, or do not understand the information presented, please contact an attorney.

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity -Unemployment Benefits Center. Here you can file a claim, apply for benefits, get reemployment assistance, get help with disaster recovery and much more.

 Palm Beach County School District - Gain access to student and parent information, yearly school calendars, the school board, Careers, access to all the schools in the district and more.

Palm Beach County Health Department  - The Palm Beach County Health Department offers information on the WIC Program, Immunization, Clinical and Nutrition Services, the Wellness Program, Community Health Planning and Statistics, Infectious Disease Services and more.

Area Agency on Aging Gain access to information on Elder Rights, Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Foster Grandparents, Driving Safety and more.

Florida Online Voter Registration - Register to vote, update your voter’s registration information and more.

Florida Association of Food Banks - Find food near you, donate, and volunteer, employee opportunity, senior’s resources, and more.

The Right Service At The Right Time – Search for many different types services in all counties.

Us. Citizenship and Immigration Services - Make an appointment at Immigration or check the status of your case.

National Flood Insurance Program information and publications/FEMA:  

www.codecademy.com  Codecademy is a Free source for learning how to code. There are advanced courses that have to be paid for but a majority of the courses are free.

https://www.duolingo.com/  Duolingo allows learning of 41 languages including English, Spanish, French, Russian, Irish, Greek, Klingon and High Valyrian.

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/   GCF LearnFree.org  Teaches us how to use various social media sites, email, MS Office, Google, basic computer use, and how to apply for a job. Also included are courses in reading, English, money basics and workplace skills.

https://www.khanacademy.org/ Khan Academy provides lessons for all ages, from grade school through high school and adult learners. Also includes test prep for SAT, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, and NCLEX-RN.

https://www.udacity.com/ Udacity offers lessons in a large number of computer languages and applications. This is more advanced than GCF LearnFree. Courses are specialized and the site offers “nanodegrees” in specializations such as programming and development

http://discover.pbcgov.org Gateway to Palm Beach County government anything and everything about Palm Beach County. Information for Residents, Visitors and Businesses.

Florida Electronic Library https://www.flelibrary.com/resources.php?subject=Show%20all%20resources#W

Available to all Florida residents, this website has links to the many searchable databases.

Such as GALE databases on Books,  Communication, Computers, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Diversity, Environment, Gardening, Health, History, Home Improvement, Medical (Professional and General), Pop Culture, Popular Magazines, Religion, and Small Business.

https://dp.la/   DPLA – The Digital Public Library of America access to online resources from America’s libraries, archives, Museums and other cultural heritage organizations.

https://www.employflorida.com/vosnet/Default.aspx  Employ Florida Market Place one stop shop for employment from writing a resume to finding a job and so much more.

http://www.myflorida.com/accessflorida/     The Florida Department of Children and Families Automated Community Connection to Economic Self Sufficiency (ACCESS). The ACCESS Florida System allows customers to connect with their public assistance information 24/7, through the online application and MyACCESS Account

Social Security Administration http://www.ssa.gov/   The Social Security Administration provides financial protection for our nation’s people. Chances are, you either receive Social Security benefits or know someone who does. With retirement, disability, and survivor benefits, Social Security is one of the most successful anti-poverty programs in our nation’s history 

https://www.identitytheft.gov/  Identity Theft.Gov is the federal government’s one-stop resource for identity theft victims. The site provides streamlined checklists and sample letters to guide you through the recovery process.

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