April Break Week Programs

Some great events during the week of April school break, 4/11-4/14. Some of these programs require pre-registration, so be sure to check the “more info” or our online calendar. Note: The Library will be closed Friday, April 15 and Sunday, April 17.

A free registered Zoom account is required to access the Library’s virtual youth programs. Get a Zoom account here.

For Younger Kids and Families

Move & Groove with Miss Jolie
Monday, April 11th, 11:00 a.m. (virtual)
Join the virtual program here.
Children, Toddlers, PreK-Grade 2, Families
Miss Jolie's Music & Movement Class infuses learning and movement with music, stories, and lots of silliness! Jolie brings a twist to classic children's music in addition to engaging children with original interactive songs. Singing, dancing, clapping, snapping, and stomping are highly encouraged! Jolie performs with her ukulele along with other musical instruments and props for the children.

Turtle Dance Music presents:
The Autism Awareness and Acceptance Music, Dance and Comedy Show
Thursday, April 14th, 11:00 a.m. (virtual)
Children, families, all ages welcome!
Join the virtual program here.
More info.
Sing, dance and more with Mr. Matt in this sensory-friendly show! If you haven’t checked out a Turtle Dance Music show, you’ve missed a wildly fun time!
Let’s Groove Music Class
Tuesday, April 12th, 11:00 a.m. (virtual)
Join the virtual program here.
3 months – 5 years, Children, Families
Join Lisa from Let’s Groove Children’s Entertainment for a fun-filled music class! Get ready to dance to a bunch of tunes! Grab your favorite stuffed animal, a shaker or rattle, and a play scarf for this virtual music session

Older Kids, Tweens and Teens

Cricut Design for Tweens and Teens
Monday, April 11th – Thursday, April 14th, 1:00 p.m. (hybrid – virtual and in-person available)
Grades 6-12
Attendance at all sessions required.
Register here (in-person).
Register here (virtual).
More info.
Learn digital design concepts and how to use the Cricut Maker, a digital cutting and drawing machine. Through tutorials and design challenges students will design bookmarks, stickers and a greeting card. Free downloadable software used will include Inkscape and Gimp. After you register you will receive information for Zoom, Inkscape and Rollapp. After the program you will be able to send in your designs to be made by the Cricut Maker at the Library. This program was made possible with a generous grant from Con Edison to the White Plains Library Foundation.

Virtual Tabletop Games
Monday, April 11 4:30 p.m. (virtual)
Grades 4-12.
Join the virtual program here.
Join librarians Ashley and Erik to play fun virtual tabletop games on Board Game Arena. More information on the program, including how to use Board Game Arena.
Create a Minecraft World
Tuesday, April 12, 4:00 p.m. (virtual)
Children, teens.
Register here.
Want to build your dream house? In this session, youth are invited to work together in a safe, learning environment via Minecraft Realms and focus on their design skills. Activities will include digitally planning to adequately survive in a randomly generated world and/or building things collectively with others in creative mode.
Engineering Time for Youth
Thursday, April 14, 4:00 p.m. (virtual)
Children, teens.
Register here.
Participants will practice engineering skills and partake in a variety of activities.
These programs are made possible with support from Con Edison and the White Plains Library Foundation.

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