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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, September 16
@ 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, September 17
@ 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, September 19
@ 2 p.m.
Movies for Adults
The kids are busy, the chores are done, and you're handing 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+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, September 19
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Teen/Tween Tech Time
Come in and learn something new at our Teen/Tween Tech Program, we can share resources in beginners coding, programming and much more!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, September 19
@ 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
Tue, September 20
@ 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 RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, September 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
Let your voice be heard in the Sedgwick's Teen Advisory Group! TAG meetings will be held on Friday afternoons from 3:30 pm-5 pm. If you are a 7th -12th grade student, you are eligible to join. So … why should YOU become a TAG member? * Brainstorm with other teens about how to improve your library. * Have a say in what books, music, etc. that you’d like us to order. * Help choose the free programs we’ll offer in the coming year. * Review books, movies, and more for the Stuff For the Teen Ag…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 20
@ 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, September 21
@ 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, September 21
@ 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 RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 22
@ 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 LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 22
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use a Mouse
We'll help you get started!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, September 22
@ 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+,
Businesspeople,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Thu, September 22
@ 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
Thu, September 22
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man. Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey, Jr., & Scarlett Johansson, Rated: PG-13 Directed by: Anthony & Joe Russo
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, September 22
@ 5 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 5pm. For ages 5-12
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 23
@ 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, September 23
@ 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 year, 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,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, September 23
@ 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, Story Hour AreaPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, September 24
@ 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, September 26
@ 2 p.m.
Movies for Adults
The kids are busy, the chores are done, and you're handing 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+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, September 26
@ 4 p.m.
Wii Mania
Time to play the Wii! Come and play the Wii with your friends.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 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 RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, September 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Book Discussion and Pizza Party: Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson
Join our Teen Book Club, where we will read a new book selection. At this meeting we will discuss Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson Date: September 27, 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 MUST 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, September 27
@ 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, September 28
@ 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, September 28
@ 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 RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, September 28
@ 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, September 29
@ 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 LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 29
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use a Mouse
We'll help you get started!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, September 29
@ 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
Thu, September 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Café
Come join us for fun in the community room. Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, iPod, check out a laptop and browse the Internet. Ages 12 - 18.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, September 29
@ 5 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 5pm. For ages 5-12
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 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, September 30
@ 3:30 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)
Fri, September 30
@ 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, October 1
@ 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, October 3
@ 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
Wed, October 5
@ 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,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Thu, October 6
@ 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 LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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