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Hacker Academy

The White Plains Public Library is proud to announce the first in what is expected to be a series of exciting new technology programs geared specifically for teens: Hacker Academy: How to create and program your own computer. In this course, consisting of four one and a half hour sessions from July 11 through August 1, teens will be introduced to the world of small board computers as well how to hack them to boot and use Linux. Provided for each of the 10 participants in the course is an Android-based computer, specifically the APC 8750 from VIA Technologies, Inc.
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Categories: Classes, Library News, and Technology.

Library to Expand Hours July 1st

White Plains Public Library is pleased to announce expanded hours starting July 1. The new hours represent a 20% increase over the Library’s current open hours. “We’re grateful to the Mayor and members of the Common Council for their continued support of the Library,” said Library Director Brian Kenney. “Despite only a modest change in our fiscal year 2012-2013 budget we have made it our priority to increase the time the Library is open to the public. Via efficiencies gained through our partnership with Westchester Library System, and through the utilization of new technology, as well as an internal reorganization,
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Categories: Library News.