Monthly Archives November 2013

FREE English as a Second Language Classes

Learn English FREE at the Library! The White Plains Public Library, in partnership with Westchester Community College, is pleased to again offer classes in spring 2014. Classes are offered mornings, evenings and weekends, and focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing English. Registration dates for the upcoming semester: Friday, December 6 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Monday, December 9 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 18 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. For additional information, please contact Westchester Community College at 914 606-5656. We hope you'll join us!
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Categories: Classes and Library News.

Alice – 3D computer programming

Children at the White Plains Public Library can learn the basics of computer programing with Alice 2.3, a computer application developed by Carnegie Mellon. By designing 3D animations and video games of their very own, 4th, 5th and 6th graders will be executing essential computer commands – thanks to the work of the Alice Team at Carnegie Mellon. Children are encouraged to join any of the upcoming sessions in The Trove on 11/18, 12/2, and 12/16 from 4:30-5:30p.m. Tickets will be distributed at 4:00 p.m. There is a limit of 10 children, so be sure to arrive early to get a
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Categories: Classes, Homepage, and Library News.

FREE English as a Second Language Classes

Learn English FREE at the Library! The White Plains Public Library, in partnership with Westchester Community College, is pleased to again offer classes in spring 2014. Classes are offered mornings, evenings and weekends, and focus on speaking, listening, reading and writing English. Registration dates for the upcoming semester: Friday, December 6 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Monday, December 9 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 18 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. For additional information, please contact Westchester Community College at 914 606-5656. We hope you'll join us!
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Categories: Classes, Homepage, and Library News.

Library Construction Update

Our new teen library, The Edge, is progressing right on schedule. Attendees of our gala got a sneak peek on November 2—some photos are included here—but anyone coming into the library can get a glimpse of The Edge from the lobby. By now, all the infrastructure is finished, and the next two weeks will be spent installing the furniture, including the shelving, and setting up the technology. Late in November, we expect the “great wall” to come down and the fiction collection—along with the new books—to move back to the Martin Luther King side of the building. What about the
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Categories: Director's Corner, Homepage, and Library News.

Multi-Sensory Storytime on Saturday, November 16 at 10:30 a.m.

Join staff from the Kiyoko Brown Lekotek Center for a storytime designed for all abilities and attention spans. It is recommended for children on the autism spectrum as well as other children with disabilities. Children from 3 to 6 years old with a caregiver are welcome to register for this program beginning on November 2 – please register in person in The Trove. The program will be repeated on December 21.
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Categories: Events, Homepage, and Library News.

Learn How to Make Personalized Cards and Flyers with Microsoft Publisher 2007

Want to create your own personalized birthday cards, holiday cards, or party invitations?  How about designing a flyer for your tag sale or an event your club is sponsoring? Learn how at our hands-on class, Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2007, on November 14 from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Registration is required, but only takes a minute:  Go to our Computer Classes calendar, then click on the class name on the calendar and fill out the brief form. You’ll be publishing your own cards and flyers before you know it!
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Categories: Classes, Homepage, and Library News.