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Learn Spanish

¿No hablas español? Would you like to learn? This fall, we are pleased to be offering beginning Spanish conversation classes. In this class participants will be introduced to simple everyday usage of vocabulary, grammar and conversation. Classes meet every Monday and Wednesday from 7:00-8:30 p.m., starting Monday, September 24. The instructor, Naicy Petrill, is a native of Peru and currently teaching Spanish at Westchester Community College. She holds a New York State teaching certificate for Spanish and is very excited to partner with us in this new program. Space is limited. Register online or at the reference desk.   This program is funded by
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Free Citizenship Classes

White Plains Public Library, in partnership with Southern Westchester BOCES, is pleased to offer free citizenship classes beginning Tuesday, September 11th. The classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This class will prepare participants to take the United States Citizenship exam and will cover all parts of the process. Students will review the information needed to pass the exam along with basic test-taking skills. Students will receive instruction on the 100 citizenship questions and will also be properly prepared for the English language section of the test. The class is free but space is
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Free Citizenship Classes

White Plains Public Library, in partnership with Southern Westchester BOCES, is pleased to offer free citizenship classes beginning Tuesday, September 11th. The classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This class will prepare participants to take the United States Citizenship exam and will cover all parts of the process. Students will review the information needed to pass the exam along with basic test-taking skills. Students will receive instruction on the 100 citizenship questions and will also be properly prepared for the English language section of the test. The class is free but space is
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Surfing Lessons at the Library

You too can surf the web after just one class!! Do you have parents, friends or relatives who want to learn how to go on the Internet?  If they know how to use a mouse, they'd fit right in at our Web Browser Basics class.  Students will learn the basics of the Mozilla Firefox browser, including toolbar buttons, typing in a web address, using links, and finding information on a web page.  The class is being offered on Thursday, August 2, and again on August 16, from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. This is a hands-on class, with space for twelve
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Get Help Buying Your First Home

Looking to become a home owner but mystified by the process? On Monday, July 30, Community Housing Innovations is holding a first time home owners seminar from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This is the first of a series of three seminars they will hold at the Library. First time home buyers are encouraged to attend. In addition to this wonderful series, we have some books to help you through the home buying process. Here's a sampling of titles: Nichole, Piper. The Everything Homebuying Book: How to Buy Smart – in Any Market. Avon, Mass.:  Adams Media Corp, 2009. Bray,
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