Category Archives: Library


Celebrate Black History Month at the Library

  In a month long celebration for Black History Month, the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach will host programming that explores the civil rights movement, music, art, and the beauty of the African American contribution. Library programs presented are free and for all ages covering the Harlem Renaissance (live music), historical documentary screenings, […]

Banned and Burned: Literary Censorship

Courtesy of: West Palm Beach Library Foundation In 1933 hundreds of brilliant authors had their books burned by the Nazis.  Just a few months after Adolf Hitler came to power and six years before the start of World War II, German university students targeted writings alleged to be “un-German” in spirit by orchestrating book burnings […]

Library closing early – More flood info – 8/27/12 @ 5:15pm

For immediate release EMERGENCY FLOODING MEASURES BEING TAKEN IN WPB    WEST PALM BEACH LIBRARY CLOSES EARLY     FLOODING…. The City of West Palm Beach is taking emergency steps to reduce the flooding in several city neighborhoods. The City is pumping 97 million gallons out of the Grassy Waters Preserve in order to make […]

Free Bluegrass Performance with musician Tuck Tucker

When: Sunday, July 15, 2012 Time: 2:00pm Where: Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: (561) 868-7701 The Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach is pleased to present another World Music event with a special one-hour performance of Bluegrass music! Join us as we celebrate […]

FREE Energy-Saving Workshop Aug. 8th 5:30-7:00 pm

Where: Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach When: Wednesday, August 8, 5:30-7:00 pm Workshop Topics: Reducing energy usage and utility bills FREE home/business energy audits Energy-efficient products Available rebates for energy-efficient retrofits PACE financing -Property Assessed Clean Energy for business 5:30 –  6:15 pm: Florida, Power & Light Save energy with retrofits & rebates […]

Tropical Fruit and Vegetable Gardening Workshop

When: Saturday, June 23, 2012 Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm Where: Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach 411 Clematis St. West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 868-7701 Join Dick and Mary Pase, Master Gardeners from Palm Beach County Extension Service, as they teach you all about Florida fruit and vegetable gardening. In this practical workshop […]

Art Tile Mural Project Ribbon Cutting

When: Monday, April 30, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. Where: Library Lobby (west wall) (aka Urban Living Room) The Art Tile Mural project, sponsored by the City’s Art in Public Places Committee, is part of a Public Art Program that was initiated in 2007, and launched on April 16, 2009, as part of the grand opening […]

Disney Live: Three Classic Fairytales

When: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 4pm Where: Auditorium of Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach Come one, come all! You are invited to the free preview of Three Classic Fairytales performed by Disney Live. Do you have a princess lover in your family?  If so mark your calendar for Wednesday April 4th at […]

Homework Center at Your City Library

Event: Homework Center @ Your City Library! When: Open Mondays – Thursdays from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. Where: Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach (formerly West Palm Beach Public Library) 411 Clematis Street, 3rd Floor Thanks to a generous grant from The Jim Moran Foundation, obtained by the West Palm Beach Library Foundation, the […]