Senior Moments

Judy K
August 8, 2014
We often get handwritten notes attached to books returned by our almost 400 Books by Mail patrons across the borough. Most of the time, they are positive messages, telling us we are doing a good job... Read More
Judy K
July 17, 2014
On Saturday morning, June 28, Gary Glazner of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project and singer Hannah Reimann, entertained and moved an audience of about 70 people. This program was jointly sponsored by... Read More
Judy K
June 17, 2014
Please join us on Saturday morning, June 28, at 10:30 AM at Brooklyn Public Library's Dweck Center, for Memory Arts Cafe presents: A Celebration of Creativity. This special and life-changing... Read More
Judy K
June 16, 2014
We have added a new section to the Seniors webpage to highlight creative writing by older adults that participate in library programs. We also accept pieces about the programs by audience members of... Read More
Judy K
May 30, 2014
To celebrate Older Americans Month, we invited an enthusiastic group of older library patrons to try out our new Microsoft Xbox One Bowling game on Friday morning, May 30, 2014. Everyone seemed to... Read More
Judy K
May 19, 2014
For the past several Wednesdays, a group of older adult art students has been meeting in the lobby of the Dweck Center at Brooklyn Public Library's Central Library, to learn ink wash, soft... Read More
Judy K
April 30, 2014
Brooklyn Public Library will provide an incredible training opportunity for library staff and older adult library users, led by poet Gary Glazner, founder of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project and... Read More
Judy K
April 28, 2014
Most people know that February is African-American History Month, and March is Women's History Month, but did you know that May is Older Americans Month? This year's theme is Safe Today,... Read More
Judy K
April 4, 2014
On Friday, March 28, 2014, Brooklyn Public Library's Shelby White and Leon Levy Information Commons got a special program provided by the folks at Google. Google brought about 25 Google employees... Read More
Judy K
March 5, 2014
A few days after we sent out 299 Valentine's Day cards to older adults who participate in our Books By Mail program, or who reside at the Bensonhurst Nursing Home close to our office, we were the... Read More