Archives for events for teens in White Plains

New: Text Notifications for Teen Events!

We're excited to announce that you can now sign up to receive texts about events for teens in White Plains! We'll be sending texts about events going on in White Plains, including those sponsored by the Library and other City agencies. Teens and parents are encouraged to sign up. For instructions on how to sign up, read on. If you need help, feel free to come to the Edge and we'll help you with the process. And for organizations that would like to submit their events for teens to be featured through text alerts and our After Hours page, please
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage, Homepage Kids, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

What’s Next in the Edge: April 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
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

After Hours for White Plains Teens in Grades 9-12

As part of a citywide initiative to provide more evening activities for high schoolers, the Library is excited to offer regular evening programming for teens. Monthly, the Library will host After Hours at the Library. This is a special event, when the Library is not open to the general public, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm for high school students who live in the city of White Plains. Teens are invited to just come hang out or take part in one of a number of activities that will change from month to month!  Here's some examples of After Hours events and
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Categories: Featured, Homepage Kids, Homepage Teens, and Teens.

White Plains After Hours for Grades 9-12

Friday, June 2nd marked the launch of a new citywide initiative aimed at offering dedicated spaces and events in the evening for White Plains residents in grades 9-12. The Library came together with various City departments and White Plains based organizations after local teens expressed an urgent need for a place to hangout in the evening. White Plains Teen After Hours is a collaboration between ArtsWestchester, the City of White Plains, El Centro Hispano, White Plains Recreation & Parks, the White Plains Youth Bureau, and the White Plains Public Library. City agencies and other organizations are invited to submit their
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

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

This Month in the Edge: February 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 Monday at 4:00 pm. February 5 and 26 Winning Wednesday Play some
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

This Month in the Edge: January 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 Monday at 4:00 pm. January 8, 22, and 29 Winning Wednesday Play
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

Uncovering Westchester LGBTQ+ History

Uncovering Westchester LGBTQ+ History Thursday, January 11 at 5:00 p.m. Teens, Adults Edge Media Lab Allee Manning, founder of the Westchester LGBTQ+ History Project, will give a presentation on her research of Westchester LGBTQ+ history and lead attendees in a game of trivia. For additional information and oral history interviews, see the project's website.
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Categories: Authors & Books, Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

The Edge Turns 10!

The Edge, the Library’s center for teens in grades 7-12, opened on December 14, 2013. We celebrated this tenth anniversary (or, tenth Edgeversary) at our December After Hours event. The White Plains High School Songwriters Club hosted a lively open mic event. We had games of many kinds, from chess to the PlayStation 5, and teens tested out a new racing setup with Austin in the Igloo virtual reality space. Local teaching artist Joan Lloyd led an earring-making workshop, with teens making pairs of earrings to donate to a women’s shelter–along with pairs to keep, of course. We were honored
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

This Month in the Edge: December 2023

This fall we've planned a bunch of different fun things for grades 7-12. 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: 3:00-8:00 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 Monday at 4:00 pm. December 4, 11, and 18 Winning Wednesday Play some board
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

This Month in the Edge: November 2023

This fall we've planned a bunch of different fun things for grades 7-12. 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 Fall Hours: Monday – Thursday: 3:00-8:00 p.m. Friday: 3:00-8:00 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 Monday at 4:00 pm. November 6, 13, and 20 Winning Wednesday Play some
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Categories: Authors & Books, Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

This Month in the Edge: October 2023

This fall we've planned a bunch of different fun things for grades 7-12. From our new 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 Fall Hours: Monday – Thursday: 3:00-8:00 p.m. Friday: 3:00-8:00 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 each Monday at 4:00 pm. (Please note the Library will be closed on
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

This Month in the Edge: September 2023

We are so excited to start a brand new school year! We're hoping to see new and familiar faces, and we've planned a bunch of different fun things for grades 7-12. From our new 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 Fall Hours: Monday – Thursday: 3:00-8:00 p.m. Friday: 3:00-8:00 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
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

Monster Invasion Teen Improv Workshop

Monster Invasion Teen Improv Workshop Teens Tuesday, July 25th, at 3:30 p.m. In this exciting theater workshop for teens, Talewise uses fun games and activities to explore the foundations of improv — things like characterization, how to be a good scene partner, and how to be prepared for just about anything! The presenter will then guide the workshop participants through the collaborative process of devising their very own series of scenes all about a sci-fi monster invasion! Get ready to unleash your creativity! This program is made possible with support from the White Plains Library Foundation.
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

This Month in the Edge: June 2023

This month, we have several activities going on in the Edge. Drop-in activities have more open availability during the month. Scheduled programs take place at specific times, linked below. Please join us for one or all! Drop-in Activities: Nintendo Switch We'll have our Switch available to play during Edge hours on Tuesdays and Fridays in June. Do Gooders Need to earn some community service credit? Drop in and make some cards for Meals on Wheels. Every Saturday in June. Scheduled Programs: White Plains Teens After Hours Friday June 2 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The Edge Grades 9-12 We're keeping
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

This Month in the Edge: May

This month, we have several activities going on in the Edge. Drop-in activities have more open availability during the month. Scheduled programs take place at specific times, linked below. Please join us for one or all! Drop-in Activities: Nintendo Switch We'll have our Switch available to play during Edge hours on Tuesdays and Fridays in May. Do Gooders Need to earn some community service credit? Drop in and make some cards for Meals on Wheels. Every Saturday in May. Scheduled Programs: Poetry Slam and Open Mic Wednesday May 3 at 7:00 p.m. Virtual Teens, Adults Join Zork and Kristen for
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Categories: Library News.

This Month in the Edge: April

This month, we have several activities going on in the Edge. Drop-in activities have more open availability during the month. Scheduled programs take place at specific times, linked below. Please join us for one or all! Drop-in Activities: Nintendo Switch We'll have our Switch available to play during Edge hours on Tuesdays and Fridays in April. Do Gooders Need to earn some community service credit? Drop in and make some cards for Meals on Wheels. Every Saturday in April. Scheduled Programs: Edge Advisory Board Saturday April 1 at 11:00 a.m. Edge Media Lab Grades 7-12 Help shape the future of
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

Teen Job Search Workshops

This month, we have two opportunities for teens to learn skills and strategies for job searching. Read on to find out more! Teen Job Search Workshop: Tips, Applications, Resumes and More Thursday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m. Virtual Register here A free virtual workshop for teens, conducted by a professional Career Coach. Learn skills and strategies that will help you land a part-time or summer job. Presented by Phyllis Blake, from the Westchester Library System's (WLS) Career Coaching services. Topics covered include: What type of jobs are available for teens Where to look for jobs How to answer questions on
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Categories: Library News.

This Month in the Edge: March 2023

This month, we have several activities going on in the Edge. Drop-in activities have more open availability during the month. Scheduled programs take place at specific times, linked below. Please join us for one or all! Drop-in Activities: Nintendo Switch We'll have our Switch available to play during Edge hours on Tuesdays and Fridays in March. Scheduled Programs: Poetry Slam and Open Mic Wednesday March 1 at 7:00 p.m. Virtual 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
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.

This Month in the Edge: February 2023

This month, we have several activities going on in the Edge. Drop-in activities have more open availability during the month. Scheduled programs take place at specific times, linked below. Please join us for one or all! Drop-in Activities: Nintendo Switch We'll have our Switch available to play during Edge hours on Tuesdays and Fridays in February. Scheduled Programs: Poetry Slam and Open Mic Wednesday February 1 at 7:00 p.m. Virtual 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
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Teens, Library News, and Teens.