Monthly Archives May 2019

Do Gooders Summer Registration

This post has expired. Check back next June for information on our Summer 2020 volunteer opportunities or visit our post on fall 2019 volunteer opportunities. It’s time to make plans for this summer. When it comes to volunteering at the library, the Do Gooders community service group will be working on a variety of different projects. Do Gooders Teens in grades 7-12 can earn community service hours on Tuesdays from 3-5 pm, from July 9 through August 13 in the Edge Media Lab. Each week we'll work on a different project to benefit a local organization. Registration recommended; space is
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Categories: Library News.

Citywide School Art Show

Join student artists and their families for a reception celebrating the art of White Plains City School children, grades K-12, on the second floor of the Library on Thursday, May 30th, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. The exhibit will be on display through June 6th. (Images below are from last year's art show.)  
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Categories: eNewsletter, Events, Featured, Gallery, Kids, Library News, and Teens.

AR Sandbox

We have a very cool temporary addition to the Edge, an augmented reality sandbox that one of our patrons built and is making available to us for a week or two. We will hold a drop-in session where you can explore the sandbox features on Wednesday, May 29th, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. White Plains resident Aaron Couts has generously made his Augmented Reality sandbox available to the Library. The AR sandbox, an open source project developed at the University of California, Davis ( is made up of a video projector, a Microsoft K'nect 3D sensor, and of course
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Categories: Events, Featured, Library News, and Teens.

Free Comic Book Day Photos

On Saturday, May 4 the Library celebrated Free Comic Book Day, an annual event promoting reading through comic books. During the event, Library staff and volunteers distributed 256 free comics to kids and teens. As part of the event, the Library showed the Academy Award winning animated feature, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse, which one attendee remarked, “was a great movie!” We also had a presentation about the life and career of Marvel Comics creator, Stan Lee. In addition, there were superhero mask crafts, fun comic book coloring, and a photo booth. Summing up the general feeling of the event, one
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Kids, Kids, and Library News.

Board Meeting Documents for May 08th, 2019

Approved Library Board Meeting Minutes – 05 08 19 Combined Agenda-05-08-19 05-08-19 Library Board Agenda Agenda Item #1a – 04-10-19 Regular Library Board Minutes Agenda Item #2 – Budget Report – April 2019 Agenda Item #3 – Claim List 18 Agenda Item #3 – Claim List 19 Agenda Item #4 – Adult Services Report – April 2019 Agenda Item #4 – Assistant Directors Report – April 2019 Agenda Item #4 – Collection Management Report – April 2019 Agenda Item #4 – Community Outreach Report – April 2019 Agenda Item #4 – Library Systems Report – April 2019 Agenda Item #4
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Categories: Trustee Documents.