Monthly Archives December 2017

George Latimer Public Forums

Members of George Latimer’s transition team will hold a series of open public forums in the Library Auditorium this week. Share your views on a wide range of topics at the following events: Wednesday, December 13, 6pm. Topic: Criminal Justice Thursday, December 14, 6pm.  Topic:  Social Services/Human Rights Tuesday, December 19, 7pm.  Topic:  Operational Services Can’t make it?  Email your comments to LatimerTransition2017@gmail.com
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Categories: Events, Featured, and Homepage.

Board Meeting Documents for December 13th, 2017

12-13-17 Combined-Agenda-Documents 12-13-17 Library Board Agenda Agenda Item #1a – 11-08-17 Regular Library Board Minutes Agenda Item #2 – Budget Report – 11-30-17 Agenda Item #3 – Claim List 8 Agenda Item #3 – Claim List 9 Agenda Item #4 – Adult Services Report – November 2017 Agenda Item #4 – Assistant Directors Report – November 2017 Agenda Item #4 – Collections Management Report – November 2017 Agenda Item #4 – Community Outreach – November 2017 Agenda Item #4 – Library Systems Report – November 2017 Agenda Item #4 – Media Report – November 2017 Agenda Item #4 – Youth
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Categories: Trustee Documents.

English as a Second Language Returns in the Spring

We’re pleased to announce that Westchester Community College’s English as a Second language classes will return this spring. Begin the process of learning and actively practicing basic vocabulary, grammar, speaking and listening skills necessary for daily living, employment and post-secondary education. Classes are offered in the mornings, late afternoons, and all day Saturday. Students pay only for materials: $59 for beginner classes and $40 for the other classes. To attend, students must go to one of these registration sessions, held on the second floor of the Library: Thursday, January 4 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Saturday, January 6 from
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Categories: Classes and Homepage.

Introducing the New Local History Room!

The White Plains Public Library has a Local History Room again! We now have a dedicated space for people interested in local history and genealogy to explore the White Plains Collection. We are having an opening event on Thursday, December 7th, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. We will open up the new space and highlight two local amateur historians. An exhibit created by Colleen Fay that documents the suffrage movement in Westchester will be on display and we will hear a presentation from Nate Levin about the historical narratives that compete to define the movement. We will have refreshments,
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Categories: History and Homepage.

Family Films Showing December 2017 in the Trove

Sunday Cinema continues at the Trove this month with a great selection of new and classic family films. Here’s a quick look at some of the titles we’ll be showing at 2:00 p.m. in Galaxy Hall throughout the month of December. Note: we have one extra weeknight film on Wednesday, December 20. Descendants 2 (2017) – December 3 This is the very popular sequel to the Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants and it continues with an exciting story and great soundtrack. Rated TVG, 111 minutes. Frozen (2013) – December 10 The wildly popular animated Disney hit for all ages. It
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage, and Kids.