Monthly Archives September 2013

Personal Finance Workshop: Planning for Long Term Care and Disability

If you got sick and needed long term care, how would you pay for it? Who would handle your bills and your health care decisions? Are you worried that your aging parents might need long term care? Elder law attorney Frances Pantaleo, Partner of Walsh, Amicucci & Pantaleo LLP and Chair of the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, will help you navigate this complicated topic, discussing ways to protect your assets, estate planning considerations, and long term care insurance. Part of the Allstate Readiness Series, a community education program supported by a generous grant from
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Come Join the Job Club

Out of work? Underemployed? Looking to change career paths or just start one? This newly formed job club is for you. Each week professional career counselors will introduce a new topic from interview skills to using social media for a job search. Get support, exchange ideas, ask questions or explore new strategies. Adults are welcome each Tuesday morning, 10:30-Noon, from now until December 10th. While it is recommended and encouraged that you attend the entire series, you are welcome to come when you’re able. For further information, contact Librarian Sharon Rothman (914) 422-6979 or SRothman@whiteplainslibrary.org
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Hands-on Help for the Unemployed and Under-Employed

Our next program for job seekers provides two great workshops in one: 1. Digital Dirt: Unfavorable Information About You That Can Be Found on the Internet. Do you realize that digital dirt might sabotage your job search or career development? Come and learn how to manage your online reputation. 2. E-Resumes: Preparing Your Resume for Email and Online Job Sites. Format your resume for posting online and emailing to prospective employers. Bring your resume saved on a flash stick/floppy disk/email in .doc format. This program takes place Wednesday, September 25, 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. Seats are limited, so don’t delay!
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Fall SAT Prep and College Workshops

This fall get ready to take the SATs and start your college applications at the Library. Princeton Review will be holding two SAT practice test sessions on September 21 and October 12. They will be following up with their SAT 101 Test Review course on October 26. College Planning 101 is coming to give two workshops in September:  Creating Your Path to College on September 23 and Admissions & Financial Aid on September 25. These are for both parents and teens.
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Four Pillars of Business Wisdom

A Wealth of Finance, Marketing, Legal, and HR Advice in One Evening! SCORE Westchester and Webster Bank are presenting a free forum at the Library on Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m. with four leading business experts who will present unique points of view on sales growth, financial control, business asset protection and employee retention. • Learn about the most current and effective marketing tools and techniques, online and offline, to increase your sales. • Find out how to maximize your free cash flow and as a result, improve your profitability. • Discover how to protect your business and its
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Venessa Marco Performs at White Plains Library Poetry Slam

Our Poetry Slam & Open Mic program this Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. features Venessa Marie Marco, a member of the 2013 Nuyorican National Slam Team, which placed third in the National Poetry Slam in Boston in August. She is an Afro-Caribbean writer who recently moved to New York to pursue her education in creative writing and anthropology. Come hear Venessa and share one of your poems with us. The program starts with an open mic session, and ends with a poetry slam, with our guest’s performance in between. To take part in the open mic or slam, please register at
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