Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach announces July events

KIDS PROGRAMS

Summer BreakSpot – FREE Meals for Kids & Teens

For children and teens ages 18 and under

Mondays-Fridays, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

June 6 – August 1

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street

FREE

The Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, with the School District of Palm Beach County, is proud to be a Summer BreakSpot, offering FREE nutritious lunches and snacks all summer long to kids and teens ages 18 and under. Sponsored by the USDA Summer Food Service Program.

For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760. 

 

Summer Break Soccer

Mondays

3:45—4:30 PM for Kids Ages 2-5

4:30—5:15 PM for Kids Grades K-5

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Children will learn how to play soccer through interactive stories! A certified coach will demonstrate techniques so kids can see a skill, learn it, practice it and replicate it. Sponsored by the Quantum Foundation and the WPB Library Foundation. *Space is limited. Sign up upon arrival.

For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

Family Play Date                                                 

For ages 9 months-pre-K

Tuesdays, 10:15—11:00 AM

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Have fun with our toys and games and listen to great music. Make friends and discover new activities and songs. *Sign up upon arrival.

For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

Mad Science! Be a STEAMologist!

For kids entering grades K – 5

Tuesdays, 1:30—3:30 PM

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Kids will play, create and learn while having fun each week using STEAM (Science, Technology,

Engineering, Art, Math) skills. *Space is limited. Sign up for a half-hour time slot upon arrival.

For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

Om Yoga for Kids

For kids entering grades K – 5

Thursdays, 10:15—11:00 AM

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Have fun and learn the basics of yoga. We provide the yoga mats. Sponsored by the Quantum Foundation and the WPB Library Foundation. *Space is limited. Sign up upon arrival. * 

For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

Preschool Yoga                                     

For ages 2 – 5

Fridays, 10:15—11:00 AM

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Preschool-age kids will learn the basics of yoga during this fun and interactive class. Sponsored by the Quantum Foundation and the WPB Library Foundation. *Space is limited. Sign up upon arrival.*

For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

Decorate Your Own Tiny Fable Table

Sunday, July 16, 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Join Tiny Doors West Palm Beach to decorate your very tiny table! As part of the City of West Palm Beach Art in Public Places Summer 2017 Aesop’s Tables initiative, kids in grades K-5 can come and decorate a mini picnic table of their own with characters from one of the many Aesop’s Fables stories. Explore a tiny artistic side of West Palm Beach with whimsy and imagination!  Space is limited, sign up upon arrival.  For more information, call KidSpace at 561-868-7703.

 

TEEN PROGRAMS:

Be a YouTube Star for Teens

Mondays-Wednesdays, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Learn to make professional video and be a YouTube Star. Topics change weekly.

For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

Hack Your Mac: for Teens

Thursdays, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Square One Room

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street

FREE

Learn how to use the iOS operating system and hack your mac. In July, topics will expand to include Windows and general computing concepts.

For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

ADULT PROGRAMS:

Learn How to Swing Dance! Tuesdays in June and July, 6:00 – 7:00 PM   PreFunction Lobby Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Bring your dance shoes and learn how to swing with Grigol! Sponsored by a grant from the Quantum Foundation obtained by the WPB Library Foundation.

For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

Cardio Drumming Fitness Classes Saturdays, June 10 – July 29, 1:00 – 2:00 PM Auditorium

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Make music and exercise at the same time! This fun and energetic class is for all levels (you don’t have to know how to play the drums)!  Sponsored by a grant from the Quantum Foundation obtained by the WPB Library Foundation. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

Becoming a YouTube Star: Grown Up Edition

July 11, 2017, 10:00 AM – Noon

Life Support Lab

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Join us to learn about the essentials in becoming a YouTube star. Everything from planning your content, to finding out what’s popular and loading content. Must have intermediate computer skills, a smartphone and a valid Gmail address. Registration required, call 561-868-7760. Note: Please come with a pre-recorded video saved to your smartphone.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

Meet the Author: Ann Marie Sorrell!          Wednesday, July 12, 6:00 – 7:00 PM             Clematis Room

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Meet the author Ann Marie Sorrell and hear all about her book Chronicles of a Serial Dater. Join us on her journey through the good, bad, funny – and steamy – of dating and relationships. A book signing will follow the free author event.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

Learn How to Juice with Chef Nina!            Wednesday, July 12, 6:30 – 7:30 PM             Hibiscus Room          

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Learn some delicious, nutritious and easy juicing recipes with Chef Nina! Sponsored by a grant from the Quantum Foundation obtained by the WPB Library Foundation. For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

Making Summer Wreaths

Wednesday, July 12, 1:00 -3:00 PM

Clematis Room

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Join Peggy Miller and learn hot to make fun summer wreaths from scratch.  These wreaths can be easily changed out ot match the next holiday.  All materials are provided.  No registration needed.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

Who Do You Think You Are? Genealogy Series

Clematis Room

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Friday, July 14

Lecture 1 – 10:30 AMIntroduction, Getting Started, and Webbing It – What’s Online?

Lecture 2 – 11:30 AMLearning to Love the Census

Friday, July 21

Lecture 3 – 10:30 AMUsing DNA to Trace Ancestry and to Find Cousins

Lecture 4 – 11:30 AMVitally Important: Births, Marriages, and Deaths.

Friday, July 28

Lecture 5 – 10:30 AMMarching Orders – Military Records

Lecture 6 – 11:30 AMCrossing the Pond: Old Country Roots

For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

Paint Mandala Rocks!           Tuesday, July 25, 6:00 PM Hibiscus Room          

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Join instructors from Uptown Art and learn how to paint (step-by-step) mandala patterns on rocks!  Experience the rock painting craze in a relaxed and fun-filled group setting.  All supplies are included. First come, first served.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.

 

Politics in the Arts with Professor Kristal Boyers

Thursday, July 27, 2:30 – 4:30 PM

Clematis Room

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach, 411 Clematis Street 

FREE

Great talent has a free spirit and often encounters friction with the establishment.  More than that, there is a strong relationship between the arts and politics, particularily between various kinds of art and power.  This has occurred across historical epochs and cultures.  No registration required.  For more information, visit wpbcitylibrary.org or call 561-868-7760.