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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Microsoft Word for Beginners
We will get you started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Teen Art
If you like art, join us and learn something new! Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers, paints, and found objects. You will create your own pieces of art. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery. All programs are free of charge.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Kid Tech Time
Need extra computer time to do homework? Want to play a game? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Kid Tech Time every Thursday at 4pm. For ages 6-12
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Japanese Language Study Club
Everyone currently studying Japanese or wants to begin studying the language are welcome to join this weekly club! Meet fellow Japanese language learners at various levels with whom you can share, teach, and learn. The club will be generally unstructured but specific topics can be reviewed at participants' request. Please email karenloder@nypl.org to register and with any questions.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, April 20
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Internet for Beginners
We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the Web.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, April 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Stay & Play
Toddlers have fun with age appropriate hands-on toys while developing their fine motor skills!
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, April 20
@ 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 RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 21
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Basic Digital Photography Workshop
Come learn to use the manual settings on your camera, and how to use aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and white balance settings to create professional quality images.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, April 23
@ 4 p.m.
UNO Tournament
Do you think you're 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, April 23
@ 4 p.m.
Tech Help Mondays
If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tech tutorials, sign up for a 20 minute appointment with a librarian for personal attention and instruction! Please make sure to sign up at the circulation desk or call us to reserve your spot. There will be three 20-minute appointments available each week.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 1 p.m.
Movies for Adults
The kids are busy, the chores are done, and you're hanging out at the library. Why not join us for this special 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!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 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,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 24
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
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)
Wed, April 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other neighborhood babies. For ages birth-18 months. Please sign up at the Children's Desk!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, April 25
@ 11 a.m.
Resume Workshop
For all those on the job search, stop in and have your resume spruced up! Work together with a resourceful librarian to create a resume that will make you personally proud and professionally successful. Just bring in a digital copy of your current resume and let’s get to work!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, April 25
@ 3 p.m.
Tween/Teen Tech Time
Sharpen your technology skills and enjoy extra computer time at Tween/Teen Tech Time. Learn to code, get homework help, play games and more! This program is for kids and teens ages 10-14.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, April 25
@ 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
Wed, April 25
@ 4 p.m.
The 1960s
1960s Movie Day
Join us for Movie Day at the Library! Bring a snack, relax and enjoy a great movie (based on the Newbery Award-winning novel, 'A Wrinkle in Time') for the whole family! *A Wrinkle in Time is a science fantasy novel written by Madeleine L'Engle, first published in 1962. --- The 1960's was a watershed era in American history and the spirit of the decade never truly left us. We hope to address this momentous time through rich programming for all ages that commemorates, celebrates, and explores t…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Thu, April 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
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 RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Microsoft Word for Beginners
We will get you started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 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, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, April 26
@ 4 p.m.
Kid Tech Time
Need extra computer time to do homework? Want to play a game? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Kid Tech Time every Thursday at 4pm. For ages 6-12
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 26
@ 5 p.m.
Japanese Language Study Club
Everyone currently studying Japanese or wants to begin studying the language are welcome to join this weekly club! Meet fellow Japanese language learners at various levels with whom you can share, teach, and learn. The club will be generally unstructured but specific topics can be reviewed at participants' request. Please email karenloder@nypl.org to register and with any questions.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, April 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Internet for Beginners
We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the Web.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, April 27
@ 2 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop
If you like to write and like to meet people who like writing, bring your creativity and personality to our creative writing workshop! All writers of all styles are welcome to participate in writing and editing exercises. Brush up your writing skills!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, April 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Science Buddies
Full Steam Ahead! Join your Science Buddies for some fun and easy science experiements!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 28
@ 11 a.m.
New York City Tenant Support Unit
The New York City Tenant Support Unit sets up a table at the branch to provide residents in the Bronx with information on the New York City Rent Freeze for Rent Stabilized Units and the Tenants Bill of Rights.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Sat, April 28
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting for Beginners
Curious about the yarn arts? Come to Knitting 101 and learn how! We'll teach you the basics to get started on All materials will be provided but you are more than welcome to bring your own needles and yarn. Please note: We will be teaching you the basics of knitting. We will not be completing a project.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, April 28
@ 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 old-fashioned board game fun.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomFamilies
Sat, April 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop
If you like to write and like to meet people who like writing, bring your creativity and personality to our creative writing workshop! All writers of all styles are welcome to participate in writing and editing exercises. Brush up your writing skills!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, April 30
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Story Time
Story time isn't just for kids! Sit back, relax, and listen to a librarian read a short story or an excerpt from a literary work for your enjoyment and intellectual stimulation. Reading suggestions or guest readers are welcome.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Mon, April 30
@ 4 p.m.
Snack & Paint
Come join us for a special afternoon of painting. Materials, snacks and refreshments will be provided.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 30
@ 4 p.m.
Tech Help Mondays
If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tech tutorials, sign up for a 20 minute appointment with a librarian for personal attention and instruction! Please make sure to sign up at the circulation desk or call us to reserve your spot. There will be three 20-minute appointments available each week.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, May 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: 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 RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, May 1
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Drawing Hour
Calling all creative artisits! Join other potential artists of the community for an hour of drawing in a non-judgmental environment. We will provide the visual inspiration. Just bring your creative minds! Materials will be provided.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Tue, May 1
@ 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
Tue, May 1
@ 4 p.m.
Knitting for Beginners
Curious about the yarn arts? Come to Knitting 101 and learn how! We'll teach you the basics to get started on All materials will be provided but you are more than welcome to bring your own needles and yarn. Please note: We will be teaching you the basics of knitting. We will not be completing a project.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, May 2
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
De-Stress Wednesdays
We have what you need to help you get you through the week! Join us for De-Stress Wednesdays where we relaxing activitites ranging from coloring to jigsaw puzzles! It's a great way to exercise your mind while relaxing with friends. Ages 10-18 welcome!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, May 2
@ 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
Thu, May 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
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
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