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MANDEL PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 2018
Highlights this month include: Hispanic Heritage Month events, creative Entrepreneurs series, and PBS' the Great American Read television series companion events.
CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS:
Kids Afterschool Homework Center
Mondays – Thursdays, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM, and Sundays, 2:00 PM– 4:00 PM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Kids can get help with their homework from certified teachers for FREE!  Students in grades K - 5 will receive assistance with all subjects including homework projects, test prep, and encouragement with their studies. Plus free healthy snacks provided. Sponsored by the West Palm Beach Library Foundation.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
Kids Can Code
Monday, September 17
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For kids in grades 3 - 5. Nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity during this hands-on, interactive class designed to introduce kids to computer science. All skill levels welcome. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
LEGOmania
Sunday, September 16
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For all ages. Families can join us for an afternoon of LEGO fun. Become a LEGO engineer, create a LEGO masterpiece, or play with our giant blocks. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
Art Day
Wednesday, September 19
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
KidSpace, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
For kids in grades K-5. Join Artist and Children’s Librarian Ms. Jeanne to celebrate art in all its forms. Children can explore various materials and mediums to create their own work of art. Dress to get messy. Sign-up upon arrival. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7703.
 
 
TEEN PROGRAMS:
Teen Afterschool Homework Center
Mondays – Thursdays
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
TeenSource, 2nd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Teens can get free help with homework and other school projects from certified teachers.  Students in grades 6 – 12 will receive assistance with all subjects including homework projects, test prep, and encouragement with their studies. Plus free healthy snacks provided. Sponsored by the WPB Library Foundation & PBSO. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7705.
 
Teen Advisory Board
Tuesday, September 4 & 18
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Clematis Room, 3rd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Make your voice heard about what TEENS want to see in the library. Get involved in our Teen Advisory Board and earn volunteer hours while socializing with your fellow teens. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7705.
 
Girls Who Code
Wednesdays, beginning September 12
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
Square One, 2nd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Learn coding, an important computer skill, with other teens. Girls Who Code is a non-profit group dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEM fields. Sponsored by the WPB Library Foundation and PBSO. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7705.
 
YEP Coding for a Career
Thursdays & Saturdays, September 6 – December 15
Thursdays, 4:00 – 6:00 PM, Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Square One, 2nd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
The Youth Empowering Program (YEP) will teach young adults (ages 15-22) to code while fostering a curiosity for high demand STEM careers.  The YEP program will teach the basics of computer programming via an online curriculum and the creation of websites. Sponsored by the Roberto Carcelén Foundation. Registration required. To register or for more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7707.
 
Teen Trivia Night
Tuesday, September 11
5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Square One, 2nd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Put your knowledge of random facts to the test. Play for the chance to win prizes, and most importantly, bragging rights. Come with a team of 3-4 or join a team at the library. Refreshments will be provided. In-person sign up begins at 4:30 PM. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7705.
 
 
ADULT PROGRAMS:
Weekly Business Briefing
Mondays, September 17 – December 10 (except Oct. 8 & Nov. 12)
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Hibiscus Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Mark Scheinbaum, Managing Director at Shearson Financial Services and adjunct professor of International Relations at Florida International University, to explore the events affecting the business world during the past week.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Get Fit: Glutes & Abs
Tuesdays, September 4 – October 23
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Patti Wilmoth, AFAA certified Personal Trainer with an American College of Sports Medicine certification, and learn the most effective way to target the challenging glutes and abs areas.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Qigong Fitness Class
Tuesdays, September 4 – December 18
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join instructor John Daetwyler and learn Qigong, a form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times. Qigong involves stretching the body, increasing fluid movement (blood, synovial and lymph) and building awareness of how the body moves through space.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
 
Basic & Intermediate Group Guitar Lessons
Tuesdays, September 4 – November 13
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hibiscus Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
If you love music and have a guitar, come jam in our group guitar class.  No matter your skill level or playing style, this workshop led by Phill Fest, local guitarist and composer, will help you learn more about your instrument so you can have more fun while you play.  Bring your own guitar.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
22 Minute Hard Corps™ Workout
Wednesdays, starting September 12
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Marie-Elena Aruta, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, for 22 minutes and you will learn how to get great results in a short period of time.  The challenging but simple-to-follow CORPS workout program was created by legendary trainer Tony Horton and inspired by military training techniques.  The class will be presented twice so you can stay longer and repeat the routine if you wish.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Zumba Gold
Wednesdays
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
This easy-to-follow program lets you move to the beat at your own speed.  Zumba Gold® classes are perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Salsa & Bachata Dance Classes
Wednesdays
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Prefunction Lobby
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Bring your dance shoes and learn how to Bachata and Salsa with instructor Eliseo, of Exquisite Dance Studios.  Bachata, a genre of music from the Dominican Republic, is sweeping the Latin American world, while the Cuban-originated Salsa remains e ever-popular. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
 
 
 
 
Studio 411 Artist Drop-In & Equipment Training
Wednesdays, September 12 – Dec. 12
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Calling all artists! Drop in and create art in acrylic, watercolor, or pastel with the guidance of a professional artist (all supplies provided).  You can also receive training and learn how to use a Cricut Maker, Sizzix Big Shot Pro, printer for Gicless Prints or a sewing machine.  Once trained you can continue to practice and perfect your craft during Drop-In times (note: equipment use requires self-purchased supplies and reservations). For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Core Cardio High Intensity Interval Training
Fridays, starting September 14
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Marie-Elena Aruta, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, for Core Cardio H.I.I.T. (High Intensity Interval Training), which is a cardio-conditioning class based on max interval training.  This class will push you past your limits with athletic/plyometric drills mixed with intervals of strength, power, agility, resistance, and core training to deliver hardcore results.  No equipment or weights needed.  All fitness levels welcome, modifications provided.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Prominent Patrons of European Art   
Tuesday, September 4
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Auditorium     
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join lecturer and art historian Joan Lipton, Ph.D. as she guides you on a European art voyage to select countries and across the centuries to enjoy collected masterpieces. She will surprise you with how few art collectors and art patrons have existed through the ages. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Affairs of State
Wednesday, September 5
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Robert Watson, award-winning author, professor, historian, and media outlet analyst, as he shares little-known and amusing stories of presidential love and scandal, based on the controversial book of the same name.  Many presidents have been influenced and had their careers affected by various peccadilloes. These rarely told stories provide some of the most valuable insights into our leaders.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Studio 411 Orientation & Cricut Maker Demo
Wednesday, September 5, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Thursday, September 6, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Enter the exciting new space at the library, Studio 411, where creativity is encouraged and developed. Learn about the services available including hands-on art classes, art lectures, artist observation, art drop-in center, and training for creative entrepreneurs.  In addition, watch the demonstration of a Cricut Maker and learn how to book time to use this and other equipment.   For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Learn Watercolor Techniques
Thursday, September 6
5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join painter, designer and public artist Anita Lovitt as she guides you on how to get amazing results using key watercolor techniques.  Apply these new skills to an art piece you can take home.  All supplies provided.  Open to all skill levels.  Registration begins Wednesday, September 5 at 9:30 AM.  To register or for more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
FREE Resume and Job Help
Thursdays, September 6, 13 & 20
Call to schedule an appointment: 561-868-7760
Life Support Lab
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Get personalized help creating or updating your resume, interview advice, and suggestions for your job search with Career Coach Kathy Shabotynskyj. Limited spaces available.  Sponsored by a grant from Wells Fargo Bank.  To make an appointment or for more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.
 
YEP Coding for a Career
Thursdays & Saturdays, September 6 – December 15
Thursdays, 4:00 – 6:00 PM, Saturdays, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Square One, 2nd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
The Youth Empowering Program (YEP) will teach young adults (ages 15-22) to code while fostering a curiosity for high demand STEM careers.  The YEP program will teach the basics of computer programming via an online curriculum and the creation of websites. Sponsored by the Roberto Carcelén Foundation. Registration required. To register or for more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7707.
 
 
Accounting for the Creative Entrepreneur
Saturdays, September 8 & 22, and October 6 & 20
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Chad Moreau, CPA for Entrepreneurial Services for Kaufman, Rossin & Co., P.A., and learn how to be an effective creative entrepreneur by keeping the accounting in order, anticipating needed figures and forms, and setting up and maintaining proper records.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Artist in a Fishbowl:  Anita Lovitt
Saturday, September 8
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Come and meet painter, designer and public artist Anita Lovitt and observe this experienced artist as she creates her art live.  Watch her progress as she goes from a blank canvas to a painted art piece right before your eyes.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
St. Mary’s Medical Center Health Fair
Saturday, September 8
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join staff from St Mary’s Medical Center in WPB and participate in biometric screenings and stroke screenings, and listen to a dietician discuss practical ways to eat healthy.   For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Marketing & Advertising for the Creative Entrepreneur
Saturday, September 8 & 15
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
If you are a creative entrepreneur (artist, writer, or performer), join artist and marketer Ed King and learn how to be more effective at promoting yourself.  Ed King is an award-winning neo-pop artist who is marketing and advertising coordinator at ArtServce, Inc., a local arts incubator where he manages the cooperative marketing program.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
End-of-Summer Luau Performance
Sunday, September 9
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Enjoy an End-of-Summer Luau performance by Susan Porter of Glitter Production. Learn about the history of the hula dance and how it is performed differently in Hawaii, Tahiti, and New Zealand.  Wear your Hawaiian shirt, bring a lei, and join the festivities by trying the hula dance.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Learn to Crochet a Scarf & Cowl
Tuesday, September 11
9:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Craftcation Conference alumni Peggie Miller and learn how to use a crochet needle to create stunning scarves and cowls. All supplies provided. Open to all skill levels.  Registration begins Thursday, September 6 at 9:30 AM. To register or for more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Tuesday, September 11
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Square One, 2nd Floor
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Associate Librarian William Hollis to learn about and discuss the late Stephen Covey’s world-renowned 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. You can discover how to utilize these habits in your everyday life. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7707.
 
The Great American Read:  Create a Book Bullet Journal
Wednesday, September 12
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Come watch the fall kick-off episode of PBS’s The Great American Read television series while learning to create bullet journal book list. Keep track of what books you have read or plan to read in an artistic journal style. Light refreshments will be provided. Vote for your favorite books for a chance to win prizes.  The Great American Read is an eight-part PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.  Funding for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
                                                                                                             
Create a Business Marketing Plan
Wednesday, September 12
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join business strategist, marketing advisor, and motivational speaker Cheryl Dunne of Success Dunne to explore various marketing strategies. Learn how to create a plan and diversify your marketing to help you exceed your projected business goals. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Comic Book & Pop Culture Club
Wednesday, September 12
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Iris Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join us in an open, friendly environment where comic book and pop culture fans can gather to discuss all aspects of the industry including comics, movies, TV shows, toys, games, and more.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
How to Mix Acrylic Colors             
Thursday, September 13
5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join art teacher, portrait painter, and Centre4Arts owner Romario Brown to learn the fine points of mixing acrylic colors to give you the exact desired shade and color depth. All supplies provided. Open to all skill levels.  Registration begins Wednesday, September 12 at 9:30 AM. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Friday with the Friends Book Club
Friday, September 14
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Hibiscus Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Enjoy a book discussion with fellow book lovers from the Friends of the Mandel Public Library group.  This month’s book is A Prayer for Owen Meany by award-winning novelist and screenwriter John Irving.  In the summer of 1953, 11-year-old Owen Meany, playing in a Little League baseball game in Gravesend, New Hampshire, hits a foul ball and kills his best friend's mother. This is a brown-bag lunch event. Bring your own lunch or purchase lunch before you arrive from any downtown merchant. This event is free and open to Friends members and the public. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Venezuela Danza y Tambor / Venezuela Dance & Drum
Sábado, 15 de septiembre / Saturday, September 15
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Auditorio / Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
GRATIS / FREE
Celebrando el Mes de la Hispanidad, este grupo premiado, energético, y muy colorido presenta bailes folkloricos venezolanos.  Para obtener más información, visite wpbcitylibrary.org o llame al 561-868-7701.
Kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month, this prize-winning dance troupe will perform amazingly energetic and colorful Venezuelan folk dances. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Foreign Film Series:  Harmonium
Sunday, September 16
2:00 PM– 4:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
This month's film is Harmonium.  In this 2016 Japanese drama, Toshio hires Yasaka, an old acquaintance who has just been released from prison, in his workshop. Bitter about past events, Yasaka, begins to meddle in Toshio's family life, with twists and turns that leads the upheaval of this seemingly ordinary family.  This film won awards in the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the 2017 Asian Film Festival, and the 2017 Asian Film Awards.  (Japanese with English subtitles, 2 hours).  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Learn About Wine
Monday, September 17
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Chardonnays, Merlots, Pinots, Oh my! Wine expert Bob Burchill will discuss how to navigate your way through the sometimes overwhelming world of wines in this informative presentation.  Learn how to choose, serve, taste and buy wine. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
How to be a Successful Creative Entrepreneur
Monday, September 17
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join artist and certified business consultant George Gadson for a presentation geared for any visual, performing, literary artist, graphic designer, interior designer, or any type of creative entrepreneur who is committed to the arts and has a serious desire for professional growth.  Learn how to focus on the professional and business side of the creative process to achieve financial independence. In collaboration with Florida SBDC at Florida Atlantic University Division of Research. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Hamilton: Man, Myth, Musical
Monday, September 17
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Robert Watson, professor at Lynn University, author, historian, and media commentator, as he shares the triumphal and tragic life of Alexander Hamilton. Few people had more of an impact on the development and course of America than Hamilton. Learn about his difficult upbringing in the West Indies and his Jewish roots, his meteoric rise to become George Washington's chief aide during the Revolution and later Secretary of Treasury, the intimate details of his scandalous downfall and duel, and the phenomenon that is the hit Broadway musical. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
How to be Happier Doing What Matters
Monday, September 17
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Charlie Hugh-Jones, local author and business strategist, and learn techniques to unlock the best version of you. With over 20 years' experience working with Fortune 500 companies, global brands, governments, healthcare systems, non-profits, technology start-ups and the high-performing leaders that run these organizations, Charlie inspires and equips individuals and organizations to clarify their goals, develop effective strategies to meet their objectives and then take positive action to deliver on them in order to enjoy a happy life.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Painting a Beach Scene by Time of Day
Tuesday, September 18
9:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join artist and owner of Mobile Masterpieces, Melissa Mastrangelo, and learn how to capture the feel for time of day while painting a beach scene. All supplies provided. Open to all skill levels. Registration begins Monday, September 17 at 9:30 AM.  To register or for more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Hispanic Heritage Month: Art from Prized Hispanic Collections
Tuesday, September 18
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Auditorium  
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE      
Join lecturer and art historian Joan Lipton, Ph.D. and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by exploring modern works of Latin American art collected by Hispanic art patrons to further the exposure of very talented and exciting male and female artists.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Learn Self-Hypnosis & Break Bad Habits
Wednesday, September 19
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Mary Ligon, DCH, NLPT, has been a practicing Clinical Hypnotherapist, NLP Coach, and Trainer for over 20 years.  Join her and discover the power of your unconscious mind.   Hypnosis has been proven to reduce stress, change unwanted behaviors and improve performance. You will learn a simple technique to go into trance and how to create suggestions that work with your unconscious mind to make the changes you want to make in your life. Wear comfortable clothing. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Hacer tu Proprio Cojín Emoji (en español)
Miércoles, 19 de septiembre
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Salón Hibiscus
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
GRATIS
Aprende a coser con Milagros, autora del libro Diseños Milagros, y llévate a casa tu propio emoji.  Para obtener más información, visite wpbcitylibrary.org o llame al 561-868-7701.
 
The Great American Read:  Bookish Bingo
Wednesday, September 19
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
To help celebrate PBS’s The Great American Read, join us for Bookish Bingo, complete with Bookish Bingo prizes.  The Great American Read is an eight-part PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.  Funding for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
 
The Impact of Hearing Loss on Health
Thursday, September 20
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Dr. Kayce Bramble (Doctor of Audiology) and learn about the impact declining hearing has on some health issues. In fact, studies have shown there is a risk of cognitive decline and dementia associated with hearing loss. Dr. Kayce Bramble has been practicing audiology for over 20 years, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and is a licensed Audiologist in the State of Florida.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Create Art with Pebeo Mixed Media Liquid
Thursday, September 20
5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join award-winning sculptor Ken Dempsey and create art with Pebeo Mixed Media Liquid paints.  Pebeo Liquid Paint creates various designs in Pebeo Liquid Art Panels which are surrounded by a wood frame with a 3 mm raised lip.  All supplies provided. Open to all skill levels.  Registration begins Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 9:30 AM.  To register or for more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Create a Path to Prosperity
Thursday, September 20
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Hibiscus Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join author and Ultimate Image Coach founder Pamela Toussaint as she shows you strategies to create and build a path to prosperity. Toussaint believes that passion, a compelling personal brand, self-confidence, risk-taking and impeccable communication skills are the keys to a successful career and life. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Image & Branding for the Creative Entrepreneur
Saturdays, September 22 & 29, and October 6
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Johanne Pradel Wilson of COOL Creative and learn how creative entrepreneurs can create a brand, build an image, do a competitive audit and establish themselves in the creative marketplace. Johanne has brought her creative agency numerous awards including eight Addy Awards and a P&GF AG Lafely Design Award. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Cello & Piano Recital with Claudio Jaffe & Catherine Lan
Sunday, September 23
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join internationally renowned concert pianist Catherine Lan and acclaimed cellist Claudio Jaffé for a spellbinding performance of classical music. Lan and Jaffé have both performed with a number of famed orchestras in some of the most prestigious concert halls around the world, including the Palm Beach Symphony. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Fixing Relationship Power Struggles
Monday, September 24
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join award-winning Sociology professors Dr. Mirella Baker Bemmel and Howard Housen, from Broward College & FAU, and learn how to identify relationship power struggles in your own life and how to fix this toxic dynamic.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Navigate Landlord & Tenant Issues
Monday, September 24
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join the Palm Beach County Bar Association for an informative look at Landlord and Tenant issues. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Murals of the Palm Beaches
Monday, September 24
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join author and award-winning mural artist Sharon Koskoff for an art talk and book signing.  Sharon will walk you through the various murals in the Palm Beaches and give you a historic perspective of public art found in our community from the WPA era to the present. Sharon is the president of the Art Deco Society of the Palm Beaches and she connects area art and architecture. She will have books available for purchase and signing.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Create Colored Pencil Art
Tuesday, September 25
9:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join local artist Anthony Burks Sr. and learn how to create stunning images using colored pencils.  Anthony is a graduate of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, co-founder of A.T.B. Fine Artists & Designers, and has exhibited at galleries, museums, and events for over twenty years. All supplies provided. Open to all skill levels.  Registration begins Monday, September 24 at 9:30 AM.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Instagram for Beginners
Tuesday, September 25
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Life Support Lab
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Get in on the InstaFun with Instagram, a simple and creative way to capture, edit and share photos, videos and messages with friends and family.  Learn how to set up your Instagram account, tag your photos, use hashtags, leave comments, add followers, etc.  Registration required.  To register of for more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.
 
 
Mental Toughness Weight Loss
Wednesday, September 26
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Clematis Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join Laura Eiman, who went from being overweight to qualifying for the 2017 Olympic Weightlifting Nationals, the Florida State Champion in her master’s division for Olympic Weightlifting, and qualifying fourth in the nation for weightlifting through a Navy Seals type of process to strengthen willpower.  She will show how to build the mental willpower that will help achieve a desired weight goal.   For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
The Great American Read’s Top 100 List with Leslie Gray Streeter
Wednesday, September 26
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Book lovers unite! Palm Beach Post entertainment writer and soon-to-be author Leslie Gray Streeter will be here to edify your minds about the life-changing power of books. Streeter will share her favorites from The Great American Read’s Top 100 list and lead a discussion about how books can influence and transform.  Bring a book that changed your life to join the discussion and briefly share your experience. The Great American Read is an eight-part PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). Light refreshments will be provided. Vote for your favorite books for a chance to win prizes! No registration is required. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.  Funding for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
 
Get That Job!
Thursday, September 27
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Hibiscus Room
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Get free lunch and a flash drive at this workshop that covers resumes, job markets, interviewing skills and more with Career Consultant Angela Wing-Allen. Sponsored by a grant from Wells Fargo Bank. Registration is required.  To register or for more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Paint Watercolor Still Life
Thursday September 27
5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Studio 411
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Join art teacher, portrait painter, and Centre4Arts owner Romario Brown and learn how to achieve a realistic image of still life. All supplies provided. Open to all skill levels. Registration begins Wednesday, September 26 at 9:30 AM. To register or for more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
The Art of Interviewing
Thursday, September 27
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Life Support Lab
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Master the art of job interviewing by prepping with career pro, Kathy Shabotynsky. Practice those tough to answer questions and learn how to make a great impression before your next interview. Registration required. To register or for more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.
 
The British Musical Invasion: a Performance
Saturday, September 29
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Auditorium
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
In the early sixties, rock ‘n roll was sharing the charts with the burgeoning folk revival, Motown out of Detroit and surfer music from California, when unstoppable Beatlemania swept across the Atlantic, triggering the British Invasion. This is a powerful presentation of commentary, slides and live music by Joan Friedenberg and Bill Bowen, who sing professionally as the PinkSlip Duo. While the lyrics are projected on a screen for the audience to sing along, emotionally stirring music and intellectually stimulating narration and photography combine to make for a unique and unforgettable experience. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.
 
Introduction to Tango
Sunday, September 30
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
PreFunction Lobby
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street
FREE
Watch one hour of Tango dancing and then experience one hour of guided instruction of this revered art form with professional dance instructor George Grimsley. Bring a partner and your dancing shoes and learn the dance steps of the Argentine Tango. Please bring shoes with leather heels and soles in order to pivot during the dance; no sneakers, flip-flops, or rubber soled shoes. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7701.