May 1, 2019

Free Comic Book Day

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day at the Library this Saturday, May 4th beginning at 10:30 a.m. We'll have a day full of free comics for children and teens, superhero themed activities, a film screening, and more! Visit our website for the full schedule.

Brian Kenney
Library Director

This Week in White Plains

The White Plains Hospital Foundation invites you to join them for the Answer to Cancer, a 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Center for Cancer Care on May 5, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Last year, several members of the community – many of whom were cancer survivors – raised over $100,000. The race will begin in the heart of Downtown White Plains. Visit the event page to learn how you can participate.

Meet Martina Van Norden

Author Martina Van Norden will speak about and sign copies of her book, The Edunia Experience: Master Teacher Lessons for Birthing a Generation of Purpose on Thursday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m. Ms. Van Norden is an inspirational educator, speaker, author, and minister. In her new book she shares principles of purpose to illuminate your life's vision. Visit our online calendar for more information.

Mexican Consulate on Wheels

The Consulate General of Mexico will be processing passports, consular IDs, and birth certificates next Tuesday, May 7 through Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day. To make an appointment, visit our website for full details in English and Spanish.

Marketing & Sales Strategies

How can you be sure that there is a real demand for the exact product or service you are offering? This workshop will help you determine if you have a sustainable business using a market analysis. Presented by SCORE on Wednesday, May 8 at 6:00 p.m.

Web Literacy

Who's tracking you online? How do you stop them? Learn how to use tools that show how you're being tracked and strategies that limit your exposure when you're online at this workshop on Friday, May 3rd at 10:15 a.m. If you have a laptop, bring it if you can. Registration is required; to register, visit our online calendar.

Around the Web

Publisher's Weekly's summer 2019 book picks.

Welcome to Library Land: a quest to visit every Library in Massachusetts.

Inside the collections of José Andrés, Andrew Sean Greer, and other famous book lovers.

Innovative, sustainable design earns six libraries 2019 AIA/ALA Building Awards.

The 16 best book covers of April.

Photo of The Week

: Cherry Blossoms in Turnure Park. Photo by Raquel S.

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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