April 3, 2019

eBooks Workshop

Have you been meaning to investigate eBooks but haven't had a chance? Then next week's Tech Wednesday is for you. We have an extensive eBook collection--and now you also have access to the collections of the other Westchester libraries. Join Austin Olney, our digital media specialist, to explore what eBook resources the Library provides and how you can take advantage of them. All equipment is provided; beginners are encouraged. Wednesday, April 10 at 12:00 p.m. in the Edge Medial Lab. Registration is required at our online calendar here.

Brian Kenney
Library Director

Financing Your Small Business

The Small Business Administration's (SBA) District Director will moderate a panel of local lenders and give a presentation on Women & Minority Business Enterprises (WMBE) 8a Certification on Tuesday, April 9, from 9:00-1:00 p.m. Join us for a discussion of loan options, networking opportunities, and more. Refreshments and lunch will be served. Registration is required; to register, visit Score's website.

Peruvian Consulate

This Saturday, April 6th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Peruvian Consulate will be processing passports, consular IDs, and birth certificates in our Community room. If you would like a passport or ID card sent to you by mail you must have a prepaid priority mail envelope; the consulate will not be processing payments to mail IDs. For DNI renewal and updates, you must present a recent photo in color with a white background. For information about requirements please visit the consulate’s website: consulado.pe/es/nuevayork

Wellness Wednesday: Sound Healing

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m. when Master Sound Healer and therapist Michelle Clifton will share an experience that can release tension and calm body, mind, and soul. Explore the ancient, restorative potential of Tibetan singing bowls. For more info and to register (not required), visit our online calendar.

Getting Your HSE Diploma

Need a High School Equivalency Diploma? Learn about the the three paths to a diploma, how to prepare, and free resources to help you study on Thursday, April 4th at 6:00 p.m. in our Community Room.

Around the Web

Vincent van Gogh, a literary life.

Jen Petro-Roy addresses body image and eating disorders in a powerful pair of Middle-Grade reads.

The 2019 Hugo Award Finalists were announced this week.

Looking again at the Chernobyl Disaster.

Washington Department of Corrections quietly bans book donations to prisoners from nonprofits.

Photo of The Week

Left: Save the date: Sunday, May 19 at 2:00 p.m. Steinway Artist Carolyn Enger will perform at the Robert Mills Memorial Concert in our Auditorium. To find out more, visit our online calendar.

We want your photos! In each issue of This Week on Martine we feature one patron submitted photo that was taken in White Plains. To submit your photography for a chance to be featured, visit our submission page, upload a photo, and fill out our form with a short description of the photo and your name.
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