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Upcoming Teen Program – Video Game Creation

Ten Thursdays:  January 17 – March 21; 4:00-5:45 PM Learn the basics of video game design and create a video game using Scratch open source software. This is part of the Allstate Readiness Series – the video game will be used to show teens the dangers of distracted driving.  
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For Teens: Music Remix Through Hip Hop Elements

Have you ever wanted to make your own hip hop music or wonder how artists mix songs together? Then join us for this 6-week workshop where you will learn about hip hop and mix your own song. Saturdays, January 19 – February 23, from 2:30-4:30 PM. Registration is required, open to teens only. Register through our online calendar or by calling or visiting the 1st Floor Reference Desk.
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Allstate Readiness Teen Safe Driving Open House

Are you a teen driver?  Hoping to get your license soon?  Parent of a teen learning to drive?  Stop by the Library Saturday, December 15, between 1:30-4:30 p.m., and get some great info on becoming a safe driver, plus goodie bags courtesy of The Allstate Foundation.  Enjoy holiday refreshments, enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card, and get community service credit for participating.  The White Plains HS Honors String Ensemble will perform at 3:30 p.m.  Questions? Call 422-1495
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Allstate Readiness Teen Safe Driving Open House

Are you a teen driver?  Hoping to get your license soon?  Parent of a teen learning to drive?  Stop by the Library Saturday, December 15, between 1:30-4:30 p.m., and get some great info on becoming a safe driver, plus goodie bags courtesy of The Allstate Foundation.  Enjoy holiday refreshments, enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card, and get community service credit for participating.  The White Plains HS Honors String Ensemble will perform at 3:30 p.m.  Questions? Call 422-1495.
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Friends Don’t Let Friends TXT & Drive: Part of the Allstate Readiness Series

Teens and parents, join us for this vital program on preparing teens to become safe drivers. Monday, November 26, 7:00 p.m. Guest speaker Jacy Good will share her powerful story.  Just hours after her college graduation, Jacy and her parents were victims of a tragic accident involving a teen driver using a cell phone.  Jacy has become a nationally-recognized safe driving advocate educating people on the risks of distracted driving. Steve Mochel, owner of Fresh Green Light, an innovative driving school in Rye, NY, and Greenwich, CT, will present the facts on distracted driving, graduated licensing, and parental responsibilities Refreshments,
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The Art of Storytelling

Kids in grades 6-8, join Alex Barile, graduate student at the School of Visual Arts, for this 3-session drawing program. Participants will learn fundamentals of designing a character, figure drawing, how to create a layout, specific angle shots and their meaning, what not to do, and continuity. Snacks will be served! The Art of Story Telling – Tuesdays, November 13, 20, & 27 at 7:00 PM    
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Smart $ for Teens: Part of the Allstate Readiness Series

Join us on Saturday, November 17 at 2:00 PM or Wednesday, November 28 at 6:00 PM. This workshop developed for middle school and high school students, teaches smart-money behaviors. It provides an overview of the common money tools teens will use throughout their lives such as credit cards, checking accounts and how to budget their money. Because dumb money is not an acceptable form of currency.
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Allstate Readiness Series: Financial Literacy Programs for Adults and Teens

Learn how to get your financial house in order at the Library this fall.  Join us at workshops for adults and teens on a variety of personal finance topics: creating a budget, managing your money, protecting your financial security, and planning for long term care.  These programs are part of the Allstate Readiness Series, funded by a generous grant from The Allstate Foundation, which supports programs on financial literacy and teen safe driving throughout the year.   For Adults Wednesday, October 17, 7:00-8:30 pm Planning for Long Term Care and Disability: Legal and Financial Issues Presenter:  Frances Pantaleo, Esq., elder
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Car Care Basics for Teens

Calling all teens! Join us on October 20 at 2:30 PM to learn some simple things you can do to keep your car running from Richard Manzino, instructor at Saunders Technical High School in Yonkers, NY.  He will explain how your engine works, show you how to fill fluids and the correct way to fill your tires with air. He will also talk about which cars are best for new drivers and answer any question. Participants will receive a tire gauge. This program is provided by the Allstate Foundation, part of the Allstate Readiness series.
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Everything You Wanted To Know About College Applications (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Parents and teens: Join us on Monday, September 24, at 7:00 PM for a workshop to help you get started on the college application process. Mollie Reznick, from the College Connection, will address both your questions and concerns while giving you concrete advice on beginning the college application process.   Register on our calendar or at the Reference Desk (422-1480).
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Everything You Wanted To Know About College Applications (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Parents and teens:  Join us on Monday, September 24, at 7:00 PM for a workshop to help you get started on the college application process. Mollie Reznick, from the College Connection, will address both your questions and concerns while giving you concrete advice on beginning the college application process.   Register on our calendar or at the Reference Desk (422-1480).
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Allstate Readiness Series: Financial Literacy Programs for Adults and Teens

Learn how to get your financial house in order at the Library this fall. Join us at workshops for adults and teens on a variety of personal finance topics: creating a budget, managing your money, protecting your financial security, and planning for long term care. These programs are part of the Allstate Readiness Series, funded by a generous grant from The Allstate Foundation, which supports programs on financial literacy and teen safe driving throughout the year. For Adults Saturday, September 22, 2-3:30 p.m. Learn Budgeting Basics and How to Manage Your Money Presenter: Personal finance expert and economist Luz Barrera
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Teen Summer Reading Program

“Own The Night” This summer the library is offering a lot of great programs for teens. Wednesday afternoons we have hip-hop dancing. We are having a Planetarium show on July 25. August 15 we are making scented soaps & bath bombs. We will be writing horror stories and creating an eBook on August 15; and August 17 is our final party. You can win great prizes like a Nook Tablet by signing up on our summer reading page.
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Teen "Pizza & Movie" Saturdays, 2:00-4:00 PM

Teens – come, beat the heat, eat free pizza and watch a movie. Pizza & Movie Saturdays is back this summer in time for the hot weather. Four movies remain; Transformers on July 21, Corpse Bride on July 28, Step-Up 3 on August 4, & Tyler Perry's Good Deeds on August 11. Parents – here's the antidote to bored teenagers! This series is just part of the many progarms we have for teens over the summer. Check out our teen calendar for more information. * Please note, this movie series is for teens only. No parents or younger siblings allowed.
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