Any questions please call 561-868-7715

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West Palm Beach Library Foundation's

2020 Food For Thought Event

SATURDAY, November 14, 2020

6:30 – 9:30 PM


411 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

You’re invited to an elegant dinner party featuring notable authors and personalities leading an array of lively discussions. Choose your table host to converse, inquire, and engage with this expert, and guests of similar interest, about your favorite topic. Gain insights about varied topics including the arts, architecture, culture, current affairs, entertainment, history, literature, music, news, science, and more.

Dinner will be served in the impressive Grand Reading Room on the 4th Floor.

Your support benefits the free quality programs, services and resources at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach that enrich and strengthen our diverse community.

Peruse the menu of great conversations and table hosts on our website

Cocktail Attire

Kindly respond by November 2, 2020.

The vision of the West Palm Beach Library Foundation is to create an inspired community where children excel and adults thrive.

After purchasing you tickets we will contact you to choose your table host our you are welcome to call: Nickie Hennevelt 561-868-7715

Sponsorship opportunities please call: Nickie Hennevelt 561-868-7715

Complimentary Valet at the Library Book Drop on Clematis Street 

Saturday, November 14, 2020

West Palm Beach Library Foundation

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Palm Beach Library Foundation is postponing the April 4, 2020 FOOD FOR THOUGHT fundraiser at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach. Our first concern is the health and safety of our members and community. We have been monitoring the crisis and will be following the recommendations of our national, state, and community agencies.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended as of 3/15/2020 that for the next 8 weeks, organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States. Governor Ron DeSantis and West Palm Beach Mayor Keith James are also following this recommendation to limit community gatherings and implement social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are rescheduling the much-anticipated Library Foundation event for the fall and hope that you can still join us:

6:30 – 9:30 PM
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach

If you have already sent us your RSVP for the event, we will reach out with any further updates. And if you have any questions, please call Nickie Hennevelt at 561-868-7715.

Please visit for updates on city policies and facilities including the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach.

Thank you for your continued support of the West Palm Beach Library Foundation. We will keep you posted on our news both online and on social media, and we look forward to seeing everyone as soon as possible.

Best wishes as we navigate through this together,

Natalie M. Alvarez
Chair, WPBLF Board of Directors

Josephine DuPont Bayard
Honorary Food For Thought Chair

The Hon. Ann W. Brown
Honorary Food For Thought Chair

Dianne Bernstein
Food For Thought Chair

Lesley S. Hogan
Food For Thought Chair

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