This Month in the Edge: March 2023

This month, we have several activities going on in the Edge. Drop-in activities have more open availability during the month. Scheduled programs take place at specific times, linked below. Please join us for one or all!

Drop-in Activities:

Nintendo Switch
We'll have our Switch available to play during Edge hours on Tuesdays and Fridays in March.

Scheduled Programs:

Poetry Slam and Open Mic
Wednesday March 1 at 7:00 p.m.
Teens, Adults
Join Zork and Kristen for our monthly Poetry Slam! If you plan to perform and are performing for the first time, please email Kristen with a short bio at

WOW Factor: Personal Branding for Teens
Thursday March 2 at 5:30 p.m.
Edge Media Lab

This educational workshop explores the different tricks and tips for interviewing, and what future employers and admission representatives look for in potential applicants. Presentation by Alexis Penaloza at College of Westchester.

Do Gooders: Card Making
Saturdays March 4, 11, 18, and 25 at 2:00 p.m.
Edge Media Lab
Grades 7 – 12
An opportunity for teens in grades 7-12 to earn community service hours. We'll have supplies for teens to make greeting cards. The finished cards will be donated to Meals on Wheels.

Minecraft for Youth
Monday March 6 and 20 at 4:00 p.m.
Edge Media Lab
Grades 4 – 12

Build your design skills in the Minecraft world with library friends and our library tech specialist, Austin.

Wanderhome Session 3
Wednesday March 8 at 4:00 p.m.
Edge Media Lab
Grades 7 – 12
Join us for a game of Wanderhome, a storytelling Role Player Game. If you have never attended a session before, please email Erica at before attending.

Igloo Virtual Tours
Dubai: Wednesday March 8 at 5:15 p.m.
Roller Coasters: Saturday March 19 at 2:00 p.m.
What is the Metaverse?: Wednesday March 29 at 5:15 p.m.
Optimum Technology Room
All Ages
Go on a virtual tour of a distant place or time, using the library's newly installed panoramic video room, installed by Igloo Vision and funded by the Library Foundation and Optimum. Views from 360° content and more will be provided in this fun series of programs.

Edge Advisory Board
Saturday March 11 at 11:00 a.m.
Edge Media Lab
Grades 7-12

Help shape the future of the Edge; plan and organize Edge programming, among another initiatives. Teens may earn community service for meaningful participation.

From Page to Picture: Ready Player One
Sunday March 12 at 1:15 p.m.
Edge Living Room
Grades 7-12

This month's YA book/movie pairing is Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Read the book before the event, then join us to watch the movie and debate the relative merits of each medium. Ready Player One is available in the library catalog and through Libby.

Mario Kart Tournament
Monday March 13 at 4:00 p.m.
Edge Media Lab
Grades 7 – 12
Bring a friend and stop by to play a board game or card game from our fabulous collection.

Tech Tuesday for Youth
Tuesdays March 14 and 28 at 4:00 p.m.
Edge Media Lab
Grades 4 – 12
Learn about a new technology topic each session. March 14: Animation. March 28: Game Design.

Crafts in the Edge
Thursday March 16 at 4:00 p.m.
Edge Media Lab
Grades 7 – 12
Join us for a beginner-friendly watercolor session.

Teen Job Search Workshop
Thursday March 16 at 7:00 p.m.
Edge Media Lab
Teens, Parents

A free virtual workshop conducted by a professional Career Coach that will help teens land a part-time or summer job. Presented by Phyllis from WLS's Career Coaching services. Register here.

Common Ground
Thursday March 23 at 4:00 p.m.
Museum Gallery
Teens, Adults
Common Ground is an in person conversation collaborated by White Plains League of Women Voters, YWCA and the Library. The topic discussed will be how to support the LGBTQ+ community after the Supreme Court Dobbs decision. Teens may earn community service for meaningful participation.

Book Bunch
Thursday, March 23 at 4:30 p.m.
Galaxy Hall
Grades 4-8

A fun hour of Book Bunch discussion on the book Dress Coded by Carrie Firestone, available in the library catalog and through Libby. We will discuss the book together and play a trivia game. The first eight to register will receive a free copy of the book.

Crafts in the Edge
Monday March 27 at 4:00 p.m.
Edge Media Lab
Grades 7 – 12
Join us for an open-ended crafting session. We'll have a variety of supplies available.

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