This Month in the Edge: March 2024

Read on to find out about the activities we've planned for grades 7-12 in 2024. From our College and Career Club to the monthly After Hours for grades 9-12, we have a range of options available. Stop by anytime during Edge hours to say hello and find out more about the Edge.

Edge Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 3:00-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Drop-in Activities:

No registration is required for these ongoing programs for grades 7-12.

Movie Monday
Join us for a movie on Mondays at 4:00 pm.

Tech Tuesday
Youth in grades 4-12 will learn about new technology topics on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m.

Winning Wednesday
Play some board games with friends from 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Thoughtful Thursday
Take time for a meditative art project, selected Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.
March 7, 14, and 28

Fun Friday
Join us for a fun afternoon activity at 4:00 p.m.: video games, board games, crochet, and creative writing are some of the possibilities.

Do Gooders
Need to earn some community service credit? Drop in and make some cards for Meals on Wheels. Saturdays in March from 2:00-4:00 p.m.


White Plains Teens After Hours
Friday March 1 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
The Edge
Grades 9-12
We're keeping the library open late ONLY for White Plains teens in grades 9-12. This month's event features an open mic with the WPHS Songwriters' Club, PS5 and Nintendo Switch gaming, arts and crafts, board games, a role-playing game, Kahoot trivia, and more.

Let the Good Times Roll
Wednesdays March 6 and 20 at 5:00 p.m.
Galaxy Hall
Grades 4 – 8
Interested in role-playing games, but never had the chance to play before? Now's your chance! Join Erica and Erika for a chance to explore one-page, one-shot role-playing games. This time it's Library Cats, where you are a clowder of magical house cats tasked with keeping a magical library safe and helping its patrons—so long as those patrons aren’t planning to end the world. But something terrible is about to happen!

Poetry Slam and Open Mic
Wednesday March 6 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

Edge Advisory Board
Thursday March 7 at 6:00 p.m.
Edge Media Lab
Teens in grades 7 – 12 are invited to join an advisory board to help shape the future of the Edge. The board will help plan and organize Edge programming, among other initiatives. Teens may earn community service for meaningful participation.

The Edge Book Club
Thursday March 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Edge Media Lab
Grades 7-12

A new twist on our book discussion group for teens in grades 7-12. This month, no pressure to read the same book. Instead, we'll all discuss what we've been reading lately and share recommendations. No registration required.

Wanderhome Session 
Friday March 8 at 4:30 p.m.
Edge Media Lab
Grades 7 – 12
If you missed joining our first campaign, now's your chance! Wanderhome is a relaxed journey through the peaceful land of the same name, a land where characters build their journey location by location and grow together as they travel. No previous RPG experience needed, as Wanderhome is rules-light! We'll continue the game begun last month! **Potential new members please email me at before coming**

International Women's Day
Sunday March 10 at 1:00 p.m.
Adults, Teens
Come celebrate International Women's Day with poetry and storytelling. Join us to hear the voices of Deborah Houser, Qiana Marks, Susan Clarkson Moorhead, Claudine Nash, Angela Derecas Taylor and our own Children's Librarian Caroline Reddy.

Vocational Programs for Teens
Monday March 11 at 4:00 p.m.
Edge Media Lab
Grades 7 – 12
We will learn about free vocational programs through the Educational Opportunity Program.

Financial Literacy for Teens
Monday March 18 at 4:00 p.m.
Grades 7 – 12
During the Financial Literacy for Teens workshop students will learn how to make wise financial decisions to promote financial well-being over their lifetime.

Book Bunch
Tuesday March 19 at 4:30 p.m.
Galaxy Hall
Grades 4-8

Join us in The Galaxy for a fun hour of book discussion on Fast Pitch by Nic Stone. The first eight to register will receive a free copy of the book. Please include your name, email and phone number when you register to receive your free copy.

Navigating College Admissions Successfully in 2024
Wednesday March 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Grades 7 – 12
We are offering this Zoom presentation to help families understand how the lingering effects from the pandemic have changed the college admissions landscape and how it affects Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen. Register here.

Igloo VR Fun for Youth
Tuesday March 21 at 4:30 p.m.
The Igloo
Children, Teens, Adults
Experience Virtual Reality (VR) without a headset in the library's newly installed panoramic content room. Views from 360° content and more will be provided in this fun series of programs. Each session will feature unique content. Technology installed by Igloo Vision and funded by the Library Foundation/Optimum.

Beginner Stitching
Thursday March 21 at 7:00 p.m.
Museum Gallery
Teens, Adults
Learn the basics of knitting or crochet with Kat & Kristen! We will teach beginner stitches and begin to knit/crochet a scarf. Knitting needles or a crochet hook and one skein of yarn will be provided to those starting out. For those returning, please bring your needles/hook and yarn. Registration required; please email Kristen at to register. Experienced crafters who do not need supplies or instruction are also welcome to attend. We will meet once a month to continue projects.

Virtual Tour: Visit a College
Monday March 25 at 4:00 p.m.
Grades 7 – 12
This session will a tour of the University or college campus of your choice. Experience Virtual Reality (VR) without a headset in the library's newly installed panoramic content room. Views from 360° content and more will be provided in this fun series of programs. Technology installed by Igloo Vision and funded by the Library Foundation/Optimum.

History of White Plains in the 1900s
Thursday March 28 at 5:00 p.m.
The Igloo
Teens, Adults
Learn about the history of White Plains in the 20th Century in the library's panoramic video room. Technology installed by Igloo Vision and funded by the Library Foundation/Optimum.


Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *