April 2020 Children’s Calendar

Yes, our beautiful building at 100 Martine is temporarily closed, but it turns out there are plenty of other ways we can keep the Library open and still serve White Plains. Join us on Zoom with a variety of virtual events presented by Library staff and local experts. Find a full listing of events below with details on registering.

And don't forget, you can reach us Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at our new number 914-448-4859, by texting WPPL to 66746, or by emailing us anytime.

Ideas for programs or activities? Send them my way.

Take care,
Brian Kenney
Library Director
bkenney@whiteplainslibrary.org

FOR CHILDREN/PARENTS

Morning Storytime
Tuesdays & Thursdays Beginning April 7
11:00-11:30 a.m.
Stories and Songs for ages 2-6 with a Trove Librarian.

Attend the program by accessing Zoom with this link the date of the program: 4/7, 4/9, 4/14, 4/16, 4/21, 4/23, 4/28, 4/30.

Evening Storytime
Tuesdays & Thursdays Beginning April 7
6:30-7:00 p.m.
Stories and Songs for ages 2-6 with a Trove Librarian.

Attend the program by clicking the Zoom link for the specific date you wish to attend: 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28.

Tech Tips for Parents: Creative Apps Roundup
Tuesday, April 7
4:30 – 5:15pm
“Tech Tips for Parents” is a weekly, digitally-streamed series where Digital Media Specialist Austin Olney will give relevant tips and knowledge for incorporating technology at home. This week, a variety of creative software applications will be discussed. From video editing to app design, there are plenty of free options available. A Q&A will follow.

Register in advance here.

Tech Tips for Parents: eBooks and Other Digital Library Resources
Tuesday, April 14
4:30 – 5:15pm
“Tech Tips for Parents” is a weekly, digitally-streamed series where Digital Media Specialist Austin Olney will give relevant tips and knowledge for incorporating technology at home. This week, popular digital resources from the White Plains Public Library will be discussed. A Q&A will follow.

Register in advance here.

Virtual Book Bunch
April 15
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Join The Trove's virtual book discussion group for 4th and 5th graders. Kids of any age who have read the book are welcome to join us but we recommend this title for those in 4th through 8th grade. We will be reading Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez. Unlimited eBook copies are available via Hoopla, but it's also available as an eBook and digital audiobook on OverDrive. Bring your own snack! Attend this program by accessing Zoom with this link on 4/15.
Tech Tips for Parents: “Minecraft vs. Fortnite vs. Roblox
Tuesday, April 21
4:30 – 5:15pm
“Tech Tips for Parents” is a weekly, digitally-streamed series where Digital Media Specialist Austin Olney will give relevant tips and knowledge for incorporating technology at home. This week, three popular games kids play these days will be compared and discussed. A Q&A will follow.

Register in advance here.

Tech Tips for Parents: Offline Technology Ideas
Tuesday, April 28
4:30 – 5:15pm
“Tech Tips for Parents” is a weekly, digitally-streamed series where Digital Media Specialist Austin Olney will give relevant tips and knowledge for incorporating technology at home. This week, a variety of “offline” activities will be discussed that do not require digital technology, but nonetheless teach core concepts within the related field. A Q&A will follow.

Register in advance here.

Virtual Open Mic for Kids
April 30
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
An open Virtual Mic Night that will allow for kids/teens who have submitted work to share through Zoom. Attend the program by accessing Zoom with this link on 4/30.
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