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Default Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach - April 2012 Events

Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach
(Formerly West Palm Beach Public Library)
411 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
561-868-7703
www.mycitylibrary.org

Adult and Children Events for April @ your City Library

April Events for Adults @ your City Library:

Argentine Tango Performance
Sunday, April 1 2:00 to 3:30 PM
Relax this Sunday afternoon with a free Argentine Tango Performance! Enjoy the sultry dance of tango and watch as both modern and traditional tango dances are performed.
Sponsored by Exclusively Argentine Tango at George’s. Auditorium.

Monday Night Movies @ your City Library
Monday, April 2 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Come join us this Monday night for a free movie! Take Shelter – R - Curtis
LaForche lives in a small town in Ohio with his wife, Samantha, and daughter, Hannah, a six-year-old deaf girl. When Curtis begins to have terrifying dreams, he keeps the visions to himself, channeling his anxiety into obsessively building a storm shelter in his backyard. His inexplicable behavior concerns those closest to him, but the resulting strain on his marriage and tension within his community can't compare with Curtis's privately held fear of what his dreams may truly signify. Auditorium.

Spanish Conversation Group for Beginners
Mondays, April 2, 16 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Have you always wanted to learn Spanish? Now is your chance! This beginner group, led by Oscar Castañeda, gives you an opportunity to practice what you have learned in a conversational setting. Hibiscus Room.

How to Get the Best Long Term Care and Pay for it without Going Broke
Tuesday, April 3 2:00 to 4:00 PM
The laws of asset protection and long term planning have recently changed to your advantage. Shalloway and Shalloway will explain how to get the care you want for your loved one without worrying about the expense. Hibiscus Room.

French Conversation Group
Tuesdays, April 3, 17 5:15 to 6:45 PM
Are you interested in learning the French language? Join instructor Natacha as she teaches you the basics of French grammar in a fun and interactive way! Hibiscus Room.

Yoga @ your City Library
Tuesdays, April 3, 10, 17, 24 5:45 to 6:45 PM
Tuesdays, April 3, 10, 17, 24 7:00 to 8:00 PM
Saturdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28 9:45 to 10:45 AM
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bring your mat and practice your yoga at the library with Priyanka! Auditorium.

Pilates @ your City Library
Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26 10:30 to 11:30 AM
Bring your mat and practice Pilates at the library! Auditorium.

Latin Cardio @ your City Library
Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26 6:00 to 7:00 PM
Are you ready to get fit and have some fun at the same time? Come out and exercise to salsa,
merengue, cha cha and more! Auditorium.

Hardest Hit Help
Thursday, April 5 6:00 PM
If you've experienced a financial hardship due to a job loss or reduced hours resulting in a reduction of your income, the Federal Government has allocated funding to the State of Florida to help people in your situation. It's FREE to apply and those who qualify may be eligible for up to six months of mortgage payments.
Sponsored by The Law Office of Paul A. Krasker, P.A. Clematis Room.

Beginner Tai Chi @ your City Library
Fridays, April 6, 13, 20, 27 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Come out to the library and learn the practice of Tai Chi! Auditorium

Faces of Homelessness:
Presented by The Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County
Monday, April 9 3:00 to 4:00 PM
Hear the exhilarating and honest accounts of individuals who have traveled a personal journey from
homelessness to self-sufficiency. Speakers will discuss the causes and solutions needed to end homelessness
in our community. Sponsored by The Homelessness Coalition of Palm Beach County’s Speaker’s Bureau. Clematis Room.

Russian Conversation Group
Tuesdays, April 10, 24 5:15 to 6:45 PM
Are you interested in learning Russian? Join instructor Natacha as she teaches you the basics
of Russian in a fun and interactive way! Hibiscus Room.

Meditation Class
Tuesdays, April 10 and 24 6:00 to 7:30 PM
Learning the tools necessary to begin and sustain a meditation practice in the tradition
of calm abiding will be presented: good sitting posture, how to relate to the breath,
and what to do when thoughts come up, and more. Each class will begin with meditation instruction
followed by group reading and discussion about a selected topic. Clematis Room.

Argentine Tango
Wednesday, April 11 6:30 to 7:30 PM
Come out to the library and get started learning the Argentine Tango with George from
Exclusively Argentine Tango at George’s! Pre-function Lobby.

iCinema: independent and international films @ your City Library
Sunday, April 15 2:00 to 3:30 PM
This month’s film is The White Ribbon. In a north German village prior to the outbreak of World War I,
strange events, accidents, and deaths are occurring. After the school teacher starts to unravel the mystery,
he discovers that the children of the town may be guilty of the crimes and have formed a secret society
that the local pastor's daughter appears to be the leader of. Auditorium.

Learn How to Reduce Stress! Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workshop @ your City Library
Monday, April 16 6:00 to 7:00 PM
Join us for a special one-hour workshop on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) presented by
licensed massage therapist and holistic life coach, Kimberly LaRue of ShadeTree Yoga and Wellness.
Participants will learn different meditation methods emphasizing the skills of “mindfulness”
or how to still your mind and relax your body. Clematis Room.

Restringing for Earth Day! Craft Program @ your City Library
Wednesday, April 18 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Bring in your string of beads that have come apart and the Bead Girls will help you create a new necklace!
We will provide the supplies and extra beads. Sharing is encouraged. Pre-registration is required for this free craft program.
Limited seating. For information or to register please contact the library at 561-868-7701. Hibiscus Room.

Change your Financial Fate
Thursday, April 19 6:00 to 7:00 PM
Learn how to become debt free this year! Topics include how to prioritize your expenses
and pay off unsecured and secured debt. We will also show you how to effectively track spending.
Presented by Joseph Moyel of CredAbility. Hibiscus Room.

Celebrate Earth Day @ your City Library – Film Documentary Forks over Knives
Saturday, April 21 1:00 to 2:30 PM
The popular documentary examines the claim that most, if not all, of the so-called “diseases of affluence”
that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods in favor
of a plant-based diet. Free film. Auditorium.

World Music Series – World Jazz with Noel Lorica and Treebo
Sunday, April 22 2:00 PM
Join us for a FREE music event this Sunday! Enjoy the smooth sounds of World Jazz with local favorite,
Noel Lorica and Treebo. Noel and his band Treebo have performed at major festivals including Sunfest,
the Latin Heritage Festival, Jazzfest and many others.
Sponsored by The FRIENDS of the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. Auditorium.

Chinese Corner
Sunday, April 22 2:00 PM
The Palm Beach County "Chinese Corner", modeled after the famous "English Corners" in China,
provides an opportunity to meet other students of the language and native-speakers to practice
conversational Chinese at any level. Clematis Room.


Conversando Sobre Libros
Wednesday, April 25 6:30 PM
The Spanish book club will meet on the last Wednesday evening of each month.
This month’s novel is El Obsceno Pajaro de la noche by Jose Donoso. Iris Room.

Palm Beach Archaeological Society
Thursday, April 26 7:00 to 8:00 PM
The Palm Beach County Archaeological Society invites you to attend its monthly
lecture series to discuss archaeological and historical sites. Clematis Room.

Just for Mystery Lovers Book Club
Saturday, April 28 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Love a good mystery? Then this club is for you! Join us this month as we discuss
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain. Iris Room.

Get Cultured – French Film @ your city library!
Monday, April 30 6:30 PM
Join us this Monday evening for a free French film presented by the Palm Beach Cultural Alliance Francaise!
Auditorium.

Correo Electrónico 2
Miércolres, el 4 de abril 6:00-8:00 PM
Esta clase cubre cómo reenviar y responder a mensajes, y cómo utilizar la libreta de contactos.
Computer lab.

Microsoft Word Para Principiantes 1
Miércoles, el 11 de abril 6:00-8:00 PM
Esta clase vemos cómo escribir y editar el formato de un documento básico de Word.
Computer lab.


Microsoft Word Para Principiantes 2
Miércoles, el 18 de abril 6:00-8:00 PM
Esta clase es para explorar más de las opciones en Word y grabar documentos.
Computer lab.

Conversando Sobre Libros
Miércoles, el 25 de abril 6:30-8:00 PM
Circulo de lectores en español. La obra para abril es El Obsceno Pajaro de la noche de Jose Donoso.
Iris Room.
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April Events for Children @ your City Library

After School

Homework Center
Monday – Thursday, April 2 – June 7, 2012
4:00 – 7:30 PM
Kids get free help with homework! Grades K - 5 will receive assistance with all subjects and projects.
Join us weekly, Monday - Thursday from 4:00 - 7:30 PM in KidSpace.
Sponsored by The Jim Moran Foundation. Children’s Program Space

Dog Tales:
Meet our specially trained therapy dogs that will “listen” to your child read!
This is an awesome way to get your reluctant reader to read! Sign in at the desk. KidSpace

April Dog Schedule:

Kermit the Dog:
Tuesdays, April 3, 10, 17 and 24
10, 17, 24, and 31
5:00– 6:00 PM

Hangin’ with Hairy:
Wednesdays, April 4, 11, 18 and 25
4:00-5:00 PM

Jabber with Jasper:
Thursdays, 5, 12, 19 and 26
3:30-4:30 PM

Sittin’ with Shirl:
Mondays, April 16, 23 and 30
3:30 – 4:30 PM
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Got Game? Wii Do!
Friday, April 6
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Join us for an afternoon of drawing your own
video game character and playing Nintendo Wii! KidSpace

Kids Can Cook! Pack a Picnic for National Picnic Day!
Wednesday, April 11
4:00 – 5:00 PM
Join us for a cooking class for elementary-aged kids in grades 3 – 5.
Children will learn cooking basics during this fun and interactive class
while engaging literacy, math and science skills.
Registration is required and space is limited. Call KidSpace at 561-868-7703 for more information.

Family Game Night
Thursday, April 12
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Calling all kids and families: join us on the second Thursday of the month for fun family games!
We’ll provide some great board games or you can bring one to play with us!
Drop in, make new friends, and play with your family. All ages. KidSpace

Celebrate Earth Day!
Thursday, April 19,
3:00 – 4:00 PM
Kids in grades 3 - 5, join us to make a Earth Day craft!
Call KidSpace at 561-868-7703 for more information. KidSpace

Storytimes

Preschool Storytime
Tuesdays, April 3, 10, 17 and 24
10:30 AM AND 2:00 PM
Join Ms. Kathy on Tuesdays for stories, songs, crafts and fun while building language skills.
Ages, 3 - 5 years. Call 868-7703 to register. Children’s Program Space.

Toddler Storytime
Wednesdays, April 4, 11, 18 and 25
10:30 AM AND 2:00 PM
Join Ms. Jeanne on Wednesdays and nurture a love of books; learn rhymes, sounds, and new words.
Enjoy musical activities! Ages, 2-3 years. Call 868-7703 to register. Children’s Program Space.

Baby Storytime
Fridays, April 6, 13, 20 and 27
10:30 AM AND 2:00 PM
Join Ms Judy on Fridays to delight and stimulate your baby’s senses with books and music.
Ages, 12 – 24 months. Call 868-7703 to register.
Children’s Program Space.


Weekends

Dog Tales:
Meet our specially trained therapy dogs that will “listen” to your child read!
This is an awesome way to get your reluctant reader to read! Sign in at the desk. KidSpace
Moments with Molly:
Saturdays, April 7, 14, 21 and 28
10:30-11:30 AM

Saturday Kids’ Club: Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Saturday, April 14
2:00 – 3:00 PM
Calling all Kindergarteners and 1st graders: join the best book club on the planet!
Read, laugh & play! Stop by “KidSpace’ to check out the book and register! Sponsored by Target
Children’s Program Space


Saturday Kids’ Club: 2nd and 3rd Grade
Saturday, April 21
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Calling all 2nd and 3rd graders: you too can join the best book club on the planet!
Read, laugh & play! Stop by “KidSpace’ to check out the book and register! Sponsored by Target
Children’s Program Space

Kids in the Kitchen!
Sunday April 29
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Kids, may join us in the Auditorium for an interactive program to learn about good nutrition
and prepare a healthy meal. Kids will also learn the importance of physical activity and participate in fitness activities
with Karate Instructor, Sensei Ronald Browne. For Grades 1 – 5!
Please call KidSpace at 561-868-7703 for more information and to register.
Sponsored by the Junior League of the Palm Beaches, Done in a Day, DIAD.
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