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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, March 23
@ 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 23
@ 3:30 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 will introduce you to katana, with which you will write words foreign to the Japanese language such as "anime" (from animation).
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 23
@ 3:30 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 will introduce you to katana, with which you will write words foreign to the Japanese language such as "anime" (from animation).
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 23
@ 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 23
@ 4:30 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)
Thu, March 23
@ 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 24
@ 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 24
@ 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 24
@ 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, March 25
@ 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 27
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Protecting Your Privacy Online
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Mon, March 27
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Join us Monday afternoon for Family Storytime! This program includes interactive stories and activities that will help foster a love of learning through reading, singing, talking, and playing! Children of all ages are welcome.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, March 27
@ 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, March 28
@ 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 RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, March 28
@ 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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, March 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 RoomInfant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, March 28
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick: Queen of Katwe
QUEEN OF KATWE (2016) A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. Rated: PG Directed by: Mira Nair
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, March 29
@ 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 29
@ 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 29
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Pre-K Information Session
Parents and families are invited to come learn about Pre-K registration, Pre-K programs in your area, and helpful information on applying to a Pre-K program for your child. Help your child prepare for Kindergarten & become a successful reader at an early age! *Must sign up in advance to attend workshop! Refrements will be served!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Children,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Wed, March 29
@ 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 29
@ 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 30
@ 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 30
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use A Mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, March 30
@ 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 30
@ 3:30 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 will introduce you to katana, with which you will write words foreign to the Japanese language such as "anime" (from animation).
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 30
@ 3:30 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 will introduce you to katana, with which you will write words foreign to the Japanese language such as "anime" (from animation).
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 30
@ 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 30
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick: Bend It Like Beckham
BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM (2002) The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team. Rated: PG-13 Directed by: Gurinder Chadha
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 30
@ 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 31
@ 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 31
@ 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 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bingo For Kids!
Join us as we play Bingo! Meet new friends and have fun. You might even win a prize! Ages 6+
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 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 RoomFamilies
Mon, April 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, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, April 4
@ 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,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, April 4
@ 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
Wed, April 5
@ 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 5
@ 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, April 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
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