Monthly Archives November 2019

Tech Wednesday for Adults

This post has expired. Look out for Austin Olney's new tech series, Weekly Tech Topics, coming in January 2020 on select Mondays at 6:00 p.m. Austin Olney leads Tech Wednesdays for Adults at 12:00 p.m. each Wednesday. Tech Wednesday is a weekly, hour-long meetup for adults who wish to learn about various digital technologies. Whether it is app design or Virtual Reality, beginners can explore a wealth of different topics relating to the modern digital revolution. Each week, a particular branch of computer technology is presented in the form of a quick workshop to give patrons knowledge about new technical
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Categories: eNewsletter, Events, and Library News.

Macmillan, eBooks, and Access

If you are looking for a new eBook published by Macmillan and can’t find it in our collection, it’s because the publisher, Macmillan, has taken the unprecedented act of limiting public library access to their eBooks. In response, the White Plains Public Library has decided to suspend the acquisition of all eBooks published by Macmillan. Macmillan, one of the country’s five largest publishers, includes such well-known brands as Farrar, Straus & Giroux, St. Martin’s Press, Picador, Tor, and more. This fall, Macmillan announced that it would make eBooks available to libraries under a new model: a library may purchase one
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Categories: Authors & Books, Director's Corner, eNewsletter, Evergreen, Featured, Homepage, Homepage Kids, Kids, Library News, and Teens.

Meet the Authors: Himmelfarb & Massena

This post has expired and the events have already occurred. Copies of the book that is mentioned can be purchased at the Everyday Healthy Cafe on the first floor of the Library. White Plains in the 20th Century (Arcadia Publishing) is a 130-page compendium of photographs of White Plains throughout the 1900s compiled by former White Plains librarian Ben Himmelfarb and current city archivist Elaine Massena. They gathered 200 photographs largely from the collections of artist/photographer John Rosch (1854-1949) and longtime White Plains city historian Renoda Brown Hoffman (1909-2005) to show how a village-turned-city (in 1916) evolved over 100 years.
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Categories: Authors & Books, Director's Corner, eNewsletter, Library News, and Local History.

Board Meeting Documents for November 13th, 2019

Combined-Agenda-11-13-19 11-13-19 Library Board Agenda Agenda Item #1 – 10-16-19 Regular Library Board Minutes Agenda Item #2 – Budget Report – October 2019 Agenda Item #3 – Claim List 6 Agenda Item #4 – Adult Services Report – October 2019 Agenda Item #4 – Assistant Directors Report – October 2019 Agenda Item #4 – Collection Management Report – October 2019 Agenda Item #4 – Community Outreach Report – October 2019 Agenda Item #4 – Library Systems Report – October 2019 Agenda Item #4 – Media Report – October 2019 Agenda Item #4 – Youth Services Report – October 2019 Agenda
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Categories: Trustee Documents.