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The Palm Beach County Library System's Catalog will be down for enhancements starting at 5:00 pm on Sat, May 27, 2017. Services expected to be restored by 12:00 pm on Sun, May 28, 2017. During this time you may be unable to search for material, place holds, or renew items. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Book+Art: A Mash-Up for Art and Book Lovers

Read the book in advance. Then join fellow book and art lovers at the Norton Museum of Art for a lively discussion followed by a gallery conversation.

"Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy" + "Si Se Pudiera"

Carlos Eire’s memoir “Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy” received the 2003 National Book Award for Nonfiction. Described as an “ode to Paradise Lost,” the book chronicles Eire’s memories of his life in Havana, cut short when he was just eleven years old. Discuss the connection between the themes in this book and “Si Se Pudiera,” by Cuban-born artist José Bedia. Free. No RSVP required. Download or reserve your copy of the book today!

"Nieve en La Habana: Confesiones de un Cubanito" + "Si Se Pudiera"

“Nieve en La Habana: Confesiones de un Cubanito” el relato autobiográfico de Carlos Eire, recibió el Premio Nacional del Libro de No Ficción de 2003. Descrito como una “oda al Paraíso Perdido,” el libro narra las memorias de su niñez en la Habana, la cual tuvo que abandonar cuando sólo tenía once años. Discuta la conexión entre los temas del libro y “Si Se Pudiera,” del artista Cubano José Bedia. Gratis. Reserva tu copia hoy mismo!

Sat, March 18 / Sábado, 18 de marzo

  • 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Book Discussion in English
  • 2:30 pm – 2:50 pm: Gallery Discussion in English
  • Tea Break / Pausa
  • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm: Discusión de Lectura en español
  • 3:30 pm – 3:50 pm: Discusión en la Galería en español