Monthly Archives December 2018

The Jewish Museum Pass Now Available

The White Plains Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of The Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Avenue NYC to the Museum Pass Program.  The Library pass provides free admission for two adults of and all children 18 and under. Located on New York City’s Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is a museum at the intersection of art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds. Founded in 1904, the Museum was the first institution of its kind in the United States and one of the oldest Jewish museums in the world. The Museum maintains a unique collection of nearly
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Categories: eNewsletter, Evergreen, Featured, Homepage, and Library News.

EDGE-Versary 2018

On December 14, the Edge invited teens to attend an after-hours party celebrating the 5th anniversary of our teen library. Activities included six modern and retro video game tournaments with prizes, a Harry Potter mystery to solve, table-top games, a craft table with button making and Perler beads, a technology playground full of electronics to tinker with, robot races with prizes for the winners, and a Virtual Reality cooperative puzzle challenge. Feedback from those who attended was overwhelmingly positive, with one teen remarking, “I thought the event was incredible. Seeing all the family from the Edge united made me really
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Categories: Events, Featured, Library News, and Teens.

Five Years of Teen Services: A R-Edge-rospective

This month marks the fifth anniversary of the Edge, the Library’s teen space. Before the Edge opened, there was only a small collection of materials for teens in the Library, and with a staff of only one teen librarian we held just one program each week. Not surprisingly,  few teenagers used the Library. Since opening the Edge in December 2013,  the number of teens who come to the Library has grown immensely. Our Young Adult collection has expanded in print and electronic formats to meet the needs and interests of teenagers.  We offer innovative and creative programs for teens throughout
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Categories: Director's Corner, eNewsletter, Evergreen, Featured, Library News, and Teens.

Board Meeting Documents for December 12th, 2018

Combined Agenda-12-12-18 12-12-18 Library Board Agenda Agenda Item #1 – 11-14-18 Regular Library Board Minutes Agenda Item #2 – Budget Report – November 2018 Agenda Item #3 – Claim List 9 Agenda Item #3 – Claim List 10 Agenda Item #4 – Adult Services Report – November 2018 Agenda Item #4 – Assistant Directors Report – November 2018 Agenda Item #4 – Collection Management Report (a) – November 2018 Agenda Item #4 – Collection Management Report (b) WHIFunds12.02.18 Agenda Item #4 – Community Outreach Report – November 2018 Agenda Item #4 – Library Systems Report – November 2018 Agenda Item
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Categories: Trustee Documents.