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Curiosity Cabinet: Postcards

Ever wondered what the high school on Main Street looked like? What about a greeting card from Nepal? Swing by the exhibit case on our second floor and see a small sample of Marjory S.'s postcard collection in our Curiosity Cabinet. Marjory is a lifelong resident of White Plains and have over 1,000 postcards in her collection. Many were sent to her from all over the world by friends, family, and (especially) colleagues from work. She also brought in some vintage White Plains cards to share, which we have supplemented with vintage postcards from the White Plains Collection.    
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Categories: History.

Digital Photography Exhibit

Participants of the Library's eight-week digital photography class for seniors will display their work in the Library Gallery from Wednesday, March 16, through Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Professional photographer and arts educator Lori Adams presented the workshop in which students learned the fundamentals of composition and use of light and color to create portraits and still life images. A reception is planned for Tuesday, March 22nd from 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served. This program was made possible by Creative Aging in America's Libraries, supported by a National Leadership Grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services in
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Categories: Events and Uncategorized.

Revisiting Arcadia: Contemporary Landscape

Showing: 11/12/2015 – 01/8/2016 Join the artists and friends for a reception on Wednesday, December 9, 7pm – 9pm in the Museum Gallery. Refreshments will be served. Revisiting Arcadia: Contemporary Landscape at White Plains Public Library presents diverse artistic approaches to the settings around us. From traditional Hudson River School-style painting to conceptual abstraction and expressionistic painting, each artwork immerses viewers in the sublime, as both of these two artists explore both the beauty and darkness of the natural world. Artists:  Hilda Green Demsky & Barry Shenkman Contact: Kathleen Reckling Contact Number: 914-428-4220 This show is being presented in partnership with
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Categories: Events and Gallery.

Heart Gallery Showcase

The Westchester County Department of Social Services is sponsoring an exhibit of photos of children needing loving adoptive homes in their annual Heart Gallery Showcase. The exhibit will be on view through October 10 but the need for homes continues year round. An opening reception will be held in the Library Auditorium on Wednesday, October 9 at 2:00 p.m. Keynote speaker for the event is Darryl McDaniel, a pioneer of hip hop culture and one of the founding members of the hip hop group Run–D.M.C. For more information, contact Paul Tavolacci at 914-995-5303. The reception and exhibit are free and
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