WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Learn the art of storytelling, how college financial aid offices work and tips on how to have a healthy relationship at the White Plains Library this week.
Monday, Nov. 12
Tuesday, Nov. 13
Mouse and Window Skills: 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Learn how to use the mouse, including point and click, pull-down menus, and scroll bars. Students will learn basic Windows functions such as opening and closing programs, minimize/maximize, and how to start a computer session at the library. Pre-registration is required in person at the reference desk or call (914) 422-1480. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
The Art of Storytelling: 7 to 8 p.m. 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). Registration is not mandatory but can be done online. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Wednesday, Nov. 14
Financial Aid Seminar: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Learn how the financial aid offices at colleges around the country decide on what your family may or may not be “awarded.” White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Online Consumer Research: 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Adults 18 and older can learn how to search online to become a better consumer and improve your quality of life. This hands-on class will show you how to find information on a variety of products and services. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Thursday, Nov. 15
“Wonderful Town” Short Story Discussion: 2 to 4 p.m. Librarian Barbara Wenglin explores compelling short stories from "Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker – Celebrating 75 years of the magazine’s enduring literary influence." If you have not registered for previous discussions with Wenglin, register online. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Dating and Healthy Relationships: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Learn effective communication practices and a number of warning signs that a relationship is potentially unhealthy or abusive. Participants will also be able to identify at least four ways she or he would like to be treated in a dating relationship. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.