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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, May 10
@ 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,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Thu, May 11
@ 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, May 11
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use A mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, May 11
@ 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
Thu, May 11
@ 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, May 11
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 11
@ 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, May 12
@ 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, May 12
@ 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 RoomInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, May 12
@ 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 RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, May 13
@ 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 gam fun.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, May 15
@ 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, May 15
@ 3 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, May 15
@ 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
Mon, May 15
@ 4 p.m.
Creative Arts
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 RoomChildren
Tue, May 16
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Read & Play: Toddler Storytime
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),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, May 16
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Storytime
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish or French. Speakers of all languages welcome! Cuentos, canciones y rimas en ingles y español o frances. Histoires, chansons et comptines en anglais, espagnol ou en français.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, May 16
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM (2016) The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol Rated: PG-13 Directed by: David Yates
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, May 17
@ 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, May 17
@ 3 p.m.
How to Read and Write the Japanese Alphabets: Katakana
If you are an anime and manga lover, you probably have some desire to aquire some Japanese. A good place to start is with the alphabets! Japanese has three alphabets; this session we will learn katakana, the alphabet with which foreign words are written in Japanese such as anime for animation. Please note that this is a series of continuing sessions.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, May 17
@ 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,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Wed, May 17
@ 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, May 18
@ 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, May 18
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use A mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, May 18
@ 2 p.m.
Canceled
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
Thu, May 18
@ 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, May 18
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 18
@ 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, May 19
@ 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, May 19
@ 3:15 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, May 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Makey Makey Lab*
Use our Makey Makey to play computer games using unusual objects or invent your own game controller. Ages 7+
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, May 20
@ 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 gam fun.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, May 20
@ 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)
Mon, May 22
@ 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
Mon, May 22
@ 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 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Read & Play: Toddler Storytime
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),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, May 23
@ 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),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, May 23
@ 2:30 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 LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, May 23
@ 4 p.m.
Collage Self-Portrait
It's National Mental Health Awareness Month, and we want to see how you view yourself. Come and create a collage of you, all facets, all colors. All ages welcome.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, May 24
@ 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
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