Category Archives: Library

Mandel Foundation Awards $5 Million Grant To WPB Public Library

Mandel Foundation Awards $5 Million Grant To Transform West Palm Beach Public Library into World-Class Institution and Encourage Support for Public Libraries WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (February 21, 2012) – Driven by its commitment to “invest in the people with the values, ability and passion to change the world,” the Mandel Foundation, has awarded a […]

Library opening new Homework Assistance Center for Kids

Event:    Homework Center @ Your City Library! When:    Starting Tuesday, September 6, 2011 (Open Mondays – Thursdays from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m.) Where:    West Palm Beach Public Library, 411 Clematis Street Homework Center Opening at the West Palm Beach Public Library! It’s back to school time and this year elementary aged children have a new […]

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage: LIVE Colombian Music @ Your City Library!

Event: Get Cultured! Live Musical Performance with Colombian Singer, Paula Zuleta When: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM Where: West Palm Beach Public Library, 411 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 The West Palm Beach Public Library welcomes you to a special Hispanic Heritage event with a one time evening musical performance featuring […]

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage @ your City Library

Join us Sept. 15-Oct 15 for a variety of events celebrating our Hispanic Heritage.   Latin Ballroom Dance Lessons @ Your City library Tuesdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27   6:00 to 7:00 PM Learn Latin dance with instructors from Fred Astaire! Prefuntion Lobby. Lecciones de Baile de Salón Latino Martes, 6, 13, 20 y 27 […]

Latin Ballroom Dance Lessons @ your City Library

Event: Latin Ballroom Dance Lessons @ the West Palm Beach Public Library! When: Tuesdays, September 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2011 Time: 6:00 PM Where: West Palm Beach Public Library 411 Clematis Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: (561) 868-7701 The West Palm Beach Public Library is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a series […]

Storyopolis @ your City Library

Event: Summer Reading for All Ages: Storyopolis When: June 20, 2011 – July 30, 2011 Where: West Palm Beach Public Library Come one, come all! You are invited to the West Palm Beach Public Library to experience a fun-filled summer of great books, exciting events and terrific prizes! Come be a part of Storyopolis, the […]

Summer Academy @ your City Library

Event: Summer Academy @ your City Library! When: June 20, 2011 – July 28, 2011 Where: West Palm Beach Public Library ________________________________________________________________________ The Summer Academy At Your City Library Is In Session! Did you know that in the summer, kids can lose 20 to 30 percent of what they learned during the prior school year? […]

FREE Technology Training & Career Development @ your City Library

The West Palm Beach Public Library, in partnership with Workforce Alliance, has created a program to assist local job seekers. The program, titled “Career Catalyst,” provides increased access to online job search and career development resources. Career Catalyst is funded through a grant provided under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, from […]

Free Education Fair Sponsored by 13 Universities and the City of West Palm Beach

Thursday, February 3 at the West Palm Beach Public Library 13 Educational institutions will be holding a FREE day long educational event sponsored by the City of West Palm Beach.  Information on financial aid, scholarships, career choice and taking the ACT and SAT’s will be available.  The general public is invited to attend. Breakout Sessions […]

WPB Library, Mayor Supporting World-Wide Reading Campaign

When:  Thursday, October 7, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. Where:  WPB Library, Third Floor, 411 Clematis Street (10/04/10)  City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois J. Frankel will help support and increase early literacy in the West Palm Beach community by participating in Jumpstart’s national initiative Read for the Record on Thursday, October 7, 2010, at […]

Mayor to Drum Up Votes for WPB

When: Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. Where: WPB Public Library, 4th Floor City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois J. Frankel will be drumming up votes for WPB by encouraging library customers to vote for the City in the Google 3-D map competition on the West Palm Beach library’s fourth floor on Tuesday, […]

WPB Library Drawing Thousands to Downtown Each Day

Library’s First Year at City Center Proves to be Overwhelming Success (Monday, April 19, 2010) The City of West Palm Beach Library’s first year on Clematis Street at City Center drew thousands of people to downtown West Palm Beach each day and firmly established the library as an anchor of downtown activity. Nearly 650,000 thousand […]

Upcoming City Event to Help the Unemployed

Free City Seminar: Understanding Unemployment Insurance (Wednesday, March 10, 2010) The public is invited to attend a FREE City of West Palm Beach seminar entitled “Understanding Unemployment Insurance.” The free seminar is being held Monday, March 15, 2010, from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the City of West Palm Beach Library Auditorium. The auditorium is […]

Friday Night Jazz at the WPB Public Library!

When: Friday, December 4, 2009 Time: 5:30 to 7:30p.m. Where: West Palm Beach Public Library 411 Clematis Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401 This eagerly anticipated monthly event will feature music from The Jazz Arts Music Society of Palm Beach and is a great opportunity to see the new West Palm Beach Public Library at […]

Eight Local Colleges On-hand at FREE Education Fair

When: Tuesday, August 4, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Where: WPB Library, 411 Clematis Street (08/03/09) Thinking about your future? You can meet with local colleges and universities, get advice and feedback and learn about scholarship money all at the FREE “Get that Degree” Education Fair. The fair is being held on Tuesday, […]

Get That Degree

  Get That Degree!: Education Fair at the West Palm Beach Public Library When:Tuesday, August 4, 2009 Time: 10:00am-2:00pm Where: West Palm Beach Public Library 411 Clematis Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 868-7701        The following schools will be in attendance on Tuesday, August 4th to answer your questions about continuing your education. There […]

Best-selling Author at WPB Library

Come meet #1 New York Times best-selling author Daniel Silva at the new, state-of-the-art downtown WPB Library! Silva is scheduled to visit our library on Friday, July 24 at 1:00 pm to discuss and sign his new book The Defector. This free event is a a great lunch time break for our downtown residents and […]

Free Dance lessons @ your city library

Event: Learn the Bolero and Rumba @ your city library! When: Tuesday, March 10 Time: 6:00-8:00 pm Where: West Palm Beach Public Library 100 Clematis Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: (561) 868-7701 Come out and learn these similar Latin dances! ·        FREE PARKING (2 hours free at municipal garages) ·        FREE Bolero and […]

WPB Library to Undergo Temporary System Shutdown

(Friday, February 20, 2009)  The City of West Palm Beach Public Library will be without electrical power from 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2009, until noon on Sunday, February 22, 2009. During this time, the public will not be able to access the library’s on-line resources or use any telephone services, such as over-the-phone […]

Learn the Argentine Tango & Waltz @ your city library

Event: Learn the Argentine Tango @ your city library When: Thursdays, February 26 through March 12, 2009 Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Where: West Palm Beach Public Library 100 Clematis Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: (561) 868-7701        Have you always wanted to learn how to dance the Argentine tango?  Here is your chance! […]

WPB Library Kicks Off Summer Reading Program

When:  Saturday, June 21, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Where:  WPB Library, 100 Clematis Street (06/19/08)  The West Palm Beach Public Library invites you to “Be Anything” by participating in the 2008 summer reading program.  The library will kick off the summer reading program with a special appearance by author Holly Cleeland on Saturday, June 21, […]

Friday Night Jazz at the West Palm Beach Public Library

When: 2nd Friday of the month – June 13, July 11, August 8 Time: 5:30-7:30 pm Where:  100 Clematis Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Are you looking for something special to do on Friday nights?  We have just the thing for you! Enjoy cool jazz and fine wine “after hours” at the waterfront West […]