BPL Blogs

Below are the latest posts from our blogs.

Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
March 25, 2015
According to Books by Mail patron, Marie Shear, there is a new definition for a common phrase. "senior moment: (1) Any accomplishment, large or small, possible because acuity, confidence... 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,... 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
Posted in Read Write Create by Winston S.
December 24, 2014
On Thursday, December 11th we hosted our culminating party for the last 2014 Read! Write! Create! workshop at Bushwick library. This time around, we invited Selina Briggs, illustrator of The Jelly... Read More
Posted in Senior Moments by Judy K
December 4, 2014
Did you know that Brooklyn Public Library's Services for Older Adults (SOA) Department is looking for volunteers to help with programs for older adults?       We have several... Read More
Posted in Read Write Create by Winston S.
December 1, 2014
Last week, our Tilden workshop group went on a field trip to Stone Avenue branch library! We walked over to explore how fun libraries can be. We met with Abby Garnett, the branch's Children... Read More
Posted in Read Write Create by Winston S.
November 4, 2014
Last week marked the end of our fourth session of Read! Write! Create!   After a long, hot, summer, we were happy to be back in the library just in time for Halloween! This session we... Read More