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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, June 22
@ 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, June 23
@ 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, June 23
@ 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 RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, June 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
*Little Bits Playshop
Calling all inventors, makers, and future engineers! Come build something amazing during an all-new program series introducing the Little Bits electronic building blocks. Little Bits empowers kids to build, prototype, and invent with easy-to-use magnetic blocks that snap together to make simple circuits. Dive into electronic building fun and grow STEM skills, too! This program is recommended for kids ages 8-12.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, June 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 clickikng a mouse! Come by for old-fashioned board game fun.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, June 24
@ 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, June 26
@ 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, June 26
@ 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 RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 27
@ 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, Story Hour AreaToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, June 27
@ 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, Story Hour AreaChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, June 27
@ 3 p.m.
Just Dance Party!
You got the moves? Show us what you dancing moves you have by playing Just Dance 2017® on the Xbox 360! Dance for fun or compete against your friends but let’s rock the library!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3 p.m.
Japanese: Begin with Hiragana
If you are an anime and manga lover, you probably have some desire to aquire some Japanese. This is a beginner class for those interested in learning how to read, write, and speak Japanese. We will begin with the most versatile of the three Japanese alphabets: hiragana. Please note this is a series of continuing sessions. Email karenloder@nypl.org to register.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Join us Tuesday 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, Story Hour AreaToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY (2016) The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk Rated: PG-13 Directed by: Gareth Edwards
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, June 28
@ 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, June 28
@ 3 p.m.
Continuing Japanese: Katakana
This Japanese course is for those interested in continuing after the completing the branch's introductory course, or for anyone who has some basic understanding of the Japanese language. We will be learning katakana, the alphabet for writing foreign words in Japanese such as anime (for animation), some basic grammar, and conversation. Please email karenloder@nypl.org to register.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, June 28
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as they use Makey Makeys to create their own fun game controllers, and create their own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 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 RoomChildren
Thu, June 29
@ 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 RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use A Mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Teen Movies @ Sedgwick: A Monster Calls
A MONSTER CALLS (2016) A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness. Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones Rated: PG-13 Directed by: J.A. Bayona
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, June 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,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 29
@ 3:45 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, June 29
@ 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, June 30
@ 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, June 30
@ 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, June 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, July 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 old-fashioned board game fun.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, July 3
@ 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, July 3
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Stop, Drop & Read!
Every Monday at 2PM we'll stop, drop everything and read for 20 minutes!
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, July 3
@ 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, July 3
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoon: Independence Day Craft
Join us for a fun afternoon of Fourth of July craft-making. For ages 5 and up.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 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, July 5
@ 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 RoomChildren
Wed, July 5
@ 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, July 6
@ 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 RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, July 6
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn To Type & Use A Mouse
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, July 6
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Movies @ Sedgwick
What better way to stay cool in the summer than stopping by the library to catch the latest movie! 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! 7/6: The Day After Tomorrow 7/13: Captain America: Civil War 7/20: Jurassic World 7/27: Queen of Katwe
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, July 6
@ 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 RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 6
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Reading Hour
Build A Better World Through Reading! Grow your mind while discovering a great story. Share ideas and understand different perspectives. Books are the tools you need to learn new things, get inspired, and find ways to help our communities.​ Every Thursday we'll set aside one hour and discuss all the great books we are reading during the summer! Meet new friends and explore new ideas! Snacks and refreshments will be served.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
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