SUPPORTING THE MANDEL PUBLIC LIBRARY OF WEST PALM BEACH
West Palm Beach Library Foundation
The West Palm Beach Library Foundation's Food For Thought: An Evening of Great Conversation. The Foundation's second annual event was held at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach on April 14, 2018, with more than 130 in attendance and raising over $600,000. Thank you to the many that made it a successful night.
Great Charity Challenge thank you for your support of the 2018 Summer Academy Program at the West Palm Beach Library Foundation
We are so thankful to the Ibis Charities Foundation, Inc. for the grant to support the Dog Tales Program at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach.
Dog Tales is a free reading incentive program which started in 2008 at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach.
It stars real, live dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds. When kids read aloud to the dogs, they feel at ease with fury, loving friends by their sides. The trained therapy dogs and their owners, who come to the Library on a daily basis, are available for children of all ages to read aloud to and befriend. Each child, using books they find in the Library’s general book collection, sits on the floor next to the dog and reads for approximately 15 minutes.
Each year the Dog Tales program has brought together close to 1,600 children to meet with dogs like Trevor an Old English Sheep Dog, Riley a Golden Retriever, Molly a Terrier Mix, Fozzie and Kermit-130lb Newfoundlands.
Detail on the Great Charity Challenge click below
The West Palm Beach Library Foundation is excited to announce that we have been nominated for Non-Profit (Arts & Culture) of the Year Award by the Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beaches! Thank you for the nomination! Results will be announced on April 25, 2018, if you would like to attend the awards breakfast, click here to register.
The West Palm Beach Library Foundation is thankful to be a recipient of the Great Ideas Initiative Grant from the Children Services Council of Palm Beach County. This grant will be helping many children and teens in the Homework Help Centers at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach
The West Palm Beach Library Foundation is thankful to the West Palm Beach Arts and Entertainment District for funding the Art Programs of increMetnal-U at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach
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