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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, May 31
@ 11 a.m.
Read & Play
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, May 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Join our Teen Book Club, where we will read a new book selection. At this meeting we will discuss The 5th Wave by SRick Yancey Date: May 31st, 2016 Time: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. All Book lovers welcome. ​Book discussion 12 person limit. PICK UP YOUR BOOK AT THE INFORMATION DESK SIGN UP AND READ THE BOOK in order to join the PIZZA PARTY .
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 31
@ 4:30 p.m.
Minecraft Club
Join us for our weekly Minecraft Club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Play Minecraft using the library's laptops or Xbox in the Community Room. Ages 7-17
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, June 1
@ 11 a.m.
Resume Workshop
Having issues with your resume? Unsure of how to format? Need a second pair of eyes to proof read it? Bring your resume on a USB drive or in your email and we’ll fix it up together!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, June 1
@ 4 p.m.
Movie Day
Join us for Movie Day at the Library! Bring a snack, relax and enjoy a great movie for the whole family!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Thu, June 2
@ 11 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, June 2
@ 11 a.m.
Learn To Type & Use a Mouse
We'll help you get started!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, June 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick
THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2 Realizing the stakes are no longer just for survival, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) teams up with her closest friends, including Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), Gale (Liam Hemsworth) and Finnick for the ultimate mission. Together, they leave District 13 to liberate the citizens of war-torn Panem and assassinate President Snow, who's obsessed with destroying Katniss. What lies ahead are mortal traps, dangerous enemies and moral choices that will ultimately det…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Color-Me-Happy
Relax and have fun coloring with other children in the Children's Room. Please note: this is an unstructured program.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 2
@ 5 p.m.
Kid Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children ages 5 to 12 years old and their parents/caregivers.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, June 3
@ 10 a.m.
Internet for Beginners
We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the Web!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, June 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fun Friday!
Let's play! We have a variety of board games and video games for all ages. So hurry up with your homework so that we can start the fun.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, June 4
@ 11 a.m.
Minecraft Club
Join us for our weekly Minecraft Club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Play Minecraft using the library's laptops or Xbox in the Community Room. Ages 7-17
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, June 4
@ 2:30 p.m.
Retro Games @ Sedgwick
It's back to the good old days: Families are invited to roll the dice instead of clicking a mouse! Come by for some old-fashioned board game fun.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, June 6
@ 11 a.m.
Movies in the Morning
The kids are in school, the chores are done, and you're handing out at the library. Why not join us for this special morning movie time created especially for adults? From action movies, to romance, to horror, and comedy, we are playing what you've been meaning to watch or what you want to watch again. And, if you have any suggestions as to what movie we should play, let a librarian know and we will do our best to accomodate you! Showing today: Deadpool
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, June 6
@ 4 p.m.
UNO Tournament
Do you think your the best at UNO? Compete with other children in the library in a game of UNO and find out.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, June 6
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games
Are you prepared to defend your own district? Then come compete in the 2016 Coder Games! Have a chance to create your own video game by using coding and compete in a 6-week challenge against other districts! Prizes include a T-shirt, giftcard, and a victor medal. Snacks will be provided. For ages 12-17. Must register by April 27 to participate.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 7
@ 11 a.m.
Read & Play
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, June 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Teens can catch up on their favorite anime shows and get introduced to new ones! Viewings will be held in the community room.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 7
@ 4:30 p.m.
Minecraft Club
Join us for our weekly Minecraft Club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Play Minecraft using the library's laptops or Xbox in the Community Room. Ages 7-17
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, June 7
@ 4:30 p.m.
Minecraft Club
Join us for our weekly Minecraft Club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Play Minecraft using the library's laptops or Xbox in the Community Room. Ages 7-17
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, June 8
@ 11 a.m.
Resume Workshop
Having issues with your resume? Unsure of how to format? Need a second pair of eyes to proof read it? Bring your resume on a USB drive or in your email and we’ll fix it up together!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, June 8
@ 4 p.m.
Movie Day
Join us for Movie Day at the Library! Bring a snack, relax and enjoy a great movie for the whole family!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wed, June 8
@ 4 p.m.
Creative Writing For Teens
A club for teens to get together to read, discuss books in a laid-back environment, and find some inspiration for writing. Activities can vary from week to week, depending on participants' interests, but will always focus on the joys of the written word!
Sedgwick Library, Story Hour AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 11 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, June 9
@ 11 a.m.
Learn To Type & Use a Mouse
We'll help you get started!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, June 9
@ 2 p.m.
TASC Preparation
If you are thinking about earning your GED diploma and taking the TASC but have questions about how to get started and how to prepare, attending this information session will be your next step towards your goal. We will cover the characteristics and structure of the TASC, the new and only high school equivalency test offered by the state of New York. Learn how to register for the test, what you need for test day, and about the different resources the New York Public Library freely offers to help…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, June 9
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Dance of the African Diaspora
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration for All Ages This program celebrates the differences and similarities of dances within the African Diaspora. Starting in West Africa, going to the Caribbean & Latin America, finally landing in The United States. Using movement and music, students will go on an interactive dance tour starting in West Africa, going to the Caribbean & Latin America, and finally landing in the Unites States. be able to navigate through history in efforts of connecting t…
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 9
@ 5 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration
Come and join us for this year’s Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge. Special Performance, Games, Prizes & more!!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 10
@ 10 a.m.
Internet for Beginners
We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the Web!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, June 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
Chess Club for Teens and Tweens
Are you a tween or teen who loves chess? Or are you a tween or teen who loves chess and wants to learn how to play better? Or are you a tween or teen who does not play chess but wants to learn? Come to our Tween and Teen Chess Club!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, June 11
@ 11 a.m.
Minecraft Club
Join us for our weekly Minecraft Club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Play Minecraft using the library's laptops or Xbox in the Community Room. Ages 7-17
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, June 11
@ 2:30 p.m.
A Musical Journey featuring Cody Childs
A musical journey through the music of Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield and John Legend. Cody Childs has been performing in the tri-state area for over 20 years. The singer grew up listening to soul and gospel music during the 1960’s in Brownsville, Brooklyn. He has been listening to the music of Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye and Aretha Franklin since the age of two. He eventually started singing in the church choir where he became the lead soloist. Cody later developed an ear for jazz music after bein…
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Sat, June 11
@ 2:30 p.m.
Canceled
Retro Games @ Sedgwick
It's back to the good old days: Families are invited to roll the dice instead of clicking a mouse! Come by for some old-fashioned board game fun.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, June 13
@ 11 a.m.
Movies in the Morning
The kids are in school, the chores are done, and you're handing out at the library. Why not join us for this special morning movie time created especially for adults? From action movies, to romance, to horror, and comedy, we are playing what you've been meaning to watch or what you want to watch again. And, if you have any suggestions as to what movie we should play, let a librarian know and we will do our best to accomodate you! Showing today: Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, June 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Read Aloud & Color
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading. After the stories stay for a coloring page!
Sedgwick LibraryChildren
Mon, June 13
@ 4 p.m.
Creative Art
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 14
@ 11 a.m.
Read & Play
Children from birth to 3 years old and caregivers can take part in wonderful stories, discover amazing toys, and meet new friends in this fun, informal program.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, June 14
@ 4:30 p.m.
Minecraft Club
Join us for our weekly Minecraft Club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Play Minecraft using the library's laptops or Xbox in the Community Room. Ages 7-17
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, June 14
@ 4:30 p.m.
Minecraft Club
Join us for our weekly Minecraft Club, where together we mine, craft, and trade tips! Play Minecraft using the library's laptops or Xbox in the Community Room. Ages 7-17
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
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