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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, October 22
@ 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 24
@ 2 p.m.
Movies for Adults: The Blair Witch Project
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+,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Halloween Crafts
Kids come and have fun making Halloween crafts.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games
Come and learn how to develop video games while you battle against other libraries in this six week introduction to programming series using Stencyl.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, October 25
@ 11 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),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, October 25
@ 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
Tue, October 25
@ 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, October 26
@ 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, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Spooky 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),
Families,
Children
Wed, October 26
@ 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)
Wed, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Spooky Movie Day
Prepare for Halloween with some spooky movies! All ages.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Thu, October 27
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Not-So-Scary Storytime
Join us for Halloween stories, songs and fun, not-too-scary.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 27
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use a Mouse
We'll help you get started!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, October 27
@ 3 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
Thu, October 27
@ 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 RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 27
@ 4 p.m.
Monsters of the World
One of my most popular workshops (and perfect for October or any time). What are monsters, and why do we need them? The students are asked to create their own monsters after learning where the legends come from and the many uses ( crime prevention, warnings, morality plays) of a good spooky monster story. Presented by Ivan Velez. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Sedgwick LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 27
@ 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 RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, October 28
@ 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, October 28
@ 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,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, October 28
@ 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
Fri, October 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Aequora at The New York Public Library
Aequora is a weekly introductory Latin course run through the Paideia Institute. Students work with talented Latin teachers and high school mentors to learn the language through translation, games and activities. Latin is the language of the ancient Romans and the mother af all Romance languages. Learning Latin lets you read exciting ancient and medieval poems and storie, helps you understand difficult English vocab, and makes it easier to learn related languages like Spanish, French, and Ital…
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, October 28
@ 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 RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 29
@ 11 a.m.
Coffee Over Books
What have you been reading recently? Come and share your recent reads with your fellow patrons over complimentary coffee. Is there any better way to spend a Saturday morning. Please note: patrons must have a book to discuss (though not necessarily physically there) to participate!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Sat, October 29
@ 11 a.m.
New York City Tenant Support Unit
The New York City Tenant Support Unit sets up a table at the branch to provide residents in the Bronx with information on the New York City Rent Freeze for Rent Stabilized Units and the Tenants Bill of Rights.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Sat, October 29
@ 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
Sat, October 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Scary Movie @ SedgwickSedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 29
@ 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)
Mon, October 31
@ 2 p.m.
Movies for Adults: Ringu
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+,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, October 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 31
@ 4 p.m.
Halloween Costume Contest
Dress up in your favorite costume and come to the library to play board games and get treats! All Ages.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Mon, October 31
@ 5 p.m.
Halloween Costume ContestSedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, November 1
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Coder Games
Come and learn how to develop video games while you battle against other libraries in this six week introduction to programming series using Stencyl.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, November 2
@ 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,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, November 2
@ 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 RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Wed, November 2
@ 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, November 3
@ 11 a.m.
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 LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, November 3
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use a Mouse
We'll help you get started!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, November 3
@ 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 RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 3
@ 4 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)
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