BPL Blogs

Below are the latest posts from our blogs.

Posted in Read Write Create by Winston S.
May 8, 2015
It’s Spring and we’ve brought Read! Write! Create! to the branches!  What better way to shake off the winter blues than a weekly field trip to the library? We took our group to... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
April 28, 2015
One of the highlights of working for Brooklyn Public Library's Services for Older Adults Department is to attend exhibitions at the libraries and senior centers that host Creative Aging programs... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
April 16, 2015
What happens when you have an Xbox One, a giant screen, some determined competitors and a glassed-in room? You get a bunch of first-graders peering in and wondering what's going on. Today, during... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
April 7, 2015
    In Brooklyn, stories are everything. Timing is also everything, and so is location. When we scheduled the interview with Books by Mail customer, Ruth Rabin, for October 8, we had no... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
March 25, 2015
Books by Mail patron, Marie Shear, coined a new definition for a common phrase in 2003. "senior moment: (1) Any accomplishment, large or small, possible because acuity, confidence and... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
March 2, 2015
            A lot of great things in life happen because someone is in the right place at the right time. Earlier this year, one of our Senior Assistants, Rosemarie,... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
February 19, 2015
Happy Lunar New Year to all who celebrate it. Please join us for a Chinese New Year Celebration at New Utrecht Library on Saturday, February 28 at 1 PM. I want to share a message from the Governor,... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
February 13, 2015
              For the second year in a row, Services for Older Adults has sent out Valentine's cards to home bound library patrons around Brooklyn. Many of... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
January 15, 2015
Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) will be providing basic and intermediate (beyond the basics) computer classes (series of ten sessions for each level) at the Carroll Gardens and Windsor... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
January 2, 2015
Are these library patrons watching the ball drop in Times Square? No, they are rooting for a virtual strike during Brooklyn Public Library's Exergamers program at the Info Commons Lab in the... Read More