An Evening of Conversation and Conviviality

The West Palm Beach Library Foundation’s Food For Thought Gala is our premier annual gathering and fundraiser. Food For Thought is an elegant dinner party featuring local luminaries and stimulating conversation in the beautiful Grand Reading Room of the downtown city library. Guests can select a table host from various notable personalities (including local authors, foodies, historians, artists, physicians, media and community leaders) and enjoy an intimate dinner and lively discussion with these local experts about their professional fields. 

Saturday, November 13, 2021 starting at 6:30 PM

Reserve your seat and learn more about the 2021 event call 561.868.7715

Lead Gift Honorary Co-Chairs

Kim Bepler 
Alexander "Sandy" Myers, Esq.
Melissa Sullivan

Grand Corporate Sponsor

Steve and Lori Leveen, Co-Founders,
Levenger Company  

Committee Co-Chairs

Lesley Hogan and Dianne Bernstein

Sponsorship Opportunities

Individual Ticket $350 per person

William Shakespeare

$10,000

VIP seating for eight (8) at the event

Ernest Hemingway

$5,000

Seating for six (6) at the event

Charles Dickens

$3,000

Seating for four (4) at the event

Emily Dickinson

$2,000

Seating for three (3) at the event

Mark Twain

$1,200

Seating for two (2) at the event

For more information on tickets and the full sponsorship opportunity list for the 2021 Food For Thought event, contact Nickie Hennevelt, Director of Administration and Finance, at 561-868-7715 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Foundation, a 501©(3) nonprofit organization, obtains resources through individual donations, corporations, naming opportunities, events and grants. Funds do not offset taxpayer support. Our taxpayer identification number is #65-1068311. A copy of the official registration (CH15454) and financial information may be obtained by the division of consumer services by calling toll free 800-435-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.