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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
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)
Mon, August 1
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
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 RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 1
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Make it Happen!
A Summer Reading Program for Teens A workshop that provides career preparation for teens/young adults pursuing their first time job and preparing for college interviews. Through interactive activities the program is fun and informative and explains all areas of job searching ranging from cover letters to appropriate dress attire. Presented by Sheree Elder. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Sedgwick Library
University Settlement Early Childhood Education Center
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 2
@ 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, August 2
@ 2 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, August 2
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Summer Reading
Teen Summer Reading Club
Meet new friends and check out new books at our teen summer reading club! Visit nypl.org/summer to find out more about the club and to get book lists and reading logs. Any books you are reading will be approved for the Summer Reading Program at the meeting. We'll be having weekly summer reading club meetings on Tuesdays at 4pm in our Community Room and snacks will be provided! Snacks will be provided! The teen summer reading club is open to all students who are in (or who are about to enter)…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Family Movie: Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice
BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. Rated: PG-13 Directed By: Zack Snyder
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, August 3
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
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,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, August 3
@ 3 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 RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 3
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
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, August 4
@ 11 a.m.
Learn To Type & Use a Mouse
We'll help you get started!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, August 4
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
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 RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 4
@ 3 p.m.
Lego Club
Build creativity and STEM skills with Legos! Children are invited to join us for open-ended Lego play time. Take on a thematic building challenge or use your imagination to engineer your own unique creation.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
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, August 4
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick
This summer, join us for a screening of popular movies in our community room! Bring a snack and enjoy the movie! 8/4 @ 4pm: Allegiant 8/11 @ 4pm: The Maze Runner 8/18 @ 4pm: The Lego Movie
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 4
@ 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 RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 5
@ 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, August 5
@ 1:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Book Club
Join us at Sedgwick every Friday during the Summer for our Summer Reading Book Club! When we DROP everything, GRAB a book and READ for 20 minutes!
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 5
@ 3 p.m.
Coding Fridays!
Curious about coding? Learn the basics with like-minded teens using coding websites and games to take your first steps into the tech world!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
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 RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, August 6
@ 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, August 6
@ 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, August 8
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
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, August 8
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All­-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands­on creative programs at your local branch! Ninja Party Series: 8/8: This week's session: Ninja Star Practice 8/22: This wee's session: Ninja Hide and Seek
Sedgwick LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 8
@ 4 p.m.
Game On @ Sedgwick for Teens
Join us for a different “gaming” activity every week ranging from video games to card games! For ages 12-18
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Creative Art
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 9
@ 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, August 9
@ 2 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, August 9
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All­Star!: Coloring Our Collections
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! This Week's Session: Coloring Our Collections Coloring is not simply a trend, the benefits of a coloring program are directly linked to relaxation. Teens who feel confident in their drawing abilities can create their own coloring book pages, while teens less strong in their drawing can work with existing pa…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 10
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
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,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, August 10
@ 3 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 RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 10
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
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, August 11
@ 11 a.m.
Learn To Type & Use a Mouse
We'll help you get started!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, August 11
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
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 RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
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, August 11
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick
This summer, join us for a screening of popular movies in our community room! Bring a snack and enjoy the movie! 8/4 @ 4pm: Allegiant 8/11 @ 4pm: The Maze Runner 8/18 @ 4pm: The Lego Movie
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 11
@ 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 RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 12
@ 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, August 12
@ 1:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Book Club
Join us at Sedgwick every Friday during the Summer for our Summer Reading Book Club! When we DROP everything, GRAB a book and READ for 20 minutes!
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 12
@ 2 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop
Let's start a creative writing club! All writers and styles are welcome to join this workshop, where we will participate in writing exercises and then share and constructively critique each other's work. At the end of the summer, we can compile our works into a publication that will be available to read in the library. No previous experience or written material is necessary. Just bring your creativity and your support!
Sedgwick LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
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