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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2 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
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Creative Art
Come and express yourself in Art using watercolors, crayons, markers, paints, and found objects. You will create your own pieces of Art to take home. Ages 5 and older.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Computer Class 101: Google Drive
Learn the basics of the computer and become a wiz with this weekly Computer Class 101 series. This week we will cover how to utilize Google Drive, a free alternative to Microsoft Office that is linked to your Gmail account. We will learn how to use Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. No experience necessary!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 28
@ 1 p.m.
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
Tue, February 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Mardi Gras Masks
Celebrate Mardi Gras 2017 in style! Decorate your own masquerade mask with feathers, beads, and much more! All materials are provided. Maximum masks: 2 per person.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, February 28
@ 4 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, February 28
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Movie: Akeelah and the Bee
AKEELAH AND THE BEE (2006) A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee. Director: Doug Atchison Writer: Doug Atchison Stars: Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, Keke Palmer
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 1
@ 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, March 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
Wed, March 1
@ 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, March 2
@ 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
Thu, March 2
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use A Mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, March 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, March 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Learn to Read and Write Japanese: Hiragana
If you are an anime and manga lover, you probably have some desire to acquire some Japanese. A good place to start is with the alphabets! Japanese has three alphabets; this series of sessions will introduce you to hiragana, with which you can theoretically write any Japanese word.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 2
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Art: Create Your Own Vision Board
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)
Thu, March 2
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
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 5pm. For ages 5-12
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 3
@ 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, March 3
@ 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, March 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
LEGO Club
Join our LEGO Club and work with other legoers to build a masterpiece. The Library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination. *All materials must stay at the Library. Children ages 4-11 and families welcome.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 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 RoomFamilies
Mon, March 6
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Kids Coding Hour:Osmo, Sphero, Gizmos & Gadgets and more!
This free class is the perfect introduction to coding for kids. Through fun hands-on STEAM activities, students learn by playing with technology.
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 6
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoon
Children make assorted Arts and Crafts. For ages 5 and up.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 6
@ 4 p.m.
Introduction to Blogging
Create and maintain your own blog! Use your blog to let the world know what you’re thinking, express your creativity, or just write whatever comes to mind! See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, March 7
@ 2 p.m.
Art for Adults
Adults are creative too, right? Let your imagination run free and express yourself via visual art at the library! All materials will be provided by the library.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Tue, March 7
@ 3 p.m.
Free Art
Be creative! Draw something. Color a picture. Create anything you like. All materials are provided.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, March 7
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Learn A New Language!
Stop by for our tech program where we will use Duolingo®, a free and online language-learning platform that offers courses for over 23 languages, like Spanish, Italian, and French!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 8
@ 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, March 8
@ 2 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
Wed, March 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, March 8
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Makey Makey Lab
Use our Makey Makey to play computer games using unusual objects or invent your own game controller. Ages 13+
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 9
@ 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
Thu, March 9
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use A Mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, March 9
@ 3 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, March 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RoboTakeover
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 9
@ 4 p.m.
Make Music with Garage Band
Create your own music using the Garage Band Program. We will use the I-Pad Mini.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 9
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
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 5pm. For ages 5-12
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 10
@ 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, March 10
@ 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 RoomChildren
Fri, March 10
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Little Bits Playshop
Calling all inventors, makers, and future engineers! Come build something amazing during an all-new program series introducing the Little Bits electronic building blocks. Little Bits empowers kids to build, prototype, and invent with easy-to-use magnetic blocks that snap together to make simple circuits. Dive into electronic building fun and grow STEM skills, too! This program is recommended for kids ages 8-12.
Sedgwick LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 11
@ 2:30 p.m.
College Planning and Financial Aid
College Planning and Financial Aid College is expensive but with proper planning, it can be affordable. In this workshop you will learn: The importance of the FAFSA form and what it means to families. How to appeal to the school of your choice to receive more free money (grants and scholarships) What steps to take if you have lost employment or are or have divorced What the new tax laws mean to your family (Hope Credit, Lifetime Learning Credit, etc.) How a PRIVATE SCHOOL can cost less t…
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
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