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Monday, April 24, 2017

Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops. Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,...
Current events group
Enjoy conversation with your friends and discuss current events.
Mon, Apr 24
10:00 am
Library Lanes at Washington Irving Library
Join Brooklyn Public Library's Bowling League! Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One with Rival Kinect, and compete during monthly tournaments between neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.  No...
Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join as we explore the world of technology, using laptops. Topics include computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,...
Join other adults who are learning to speak English in a conversation group! Free!
Mon, Apr 24
11:00 am
Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.
Mon, Apr 24
11:00 am
Access eBooks! Learn how to access Brooklyn Public Library’s vast collection of eBooks, Audio books, and Periodicals! Get personalized assistance with the apps to make accessing the material quick and easy. Sessions are on a first come, first...
Mon, Apr 24
11:00 am
Zumba Exercise
Join a group of seniors for Zumba exercise. The program is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.
Mon, Apr 24
1:00 pm
Join The Party! “Step by Step” Low-Impact Zumba Classes for adults and older adults Body-shaking Salsa and Caribbean dances Team up with friends Give the old exercise routine a makeover Just wear comfortable clothes and be ready to...
Mon, Apr 24
2:00 pm
If you are 50 and over, join us for the dancercise workshop. While listening to soothing tunes, you will be exposed to light movement, stretching, strengthening, breath-work, and self-massage techniques.  Akweisi Asante leads these...
An account of the author's inspirational effort to find his India birthplace describes how he was accidentally separated from his family in the mid-1980s, his survival on the streets of Calcutta, his adoption by an Australian family, and his...
Mon, Apr 24
2:30 pm

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Current events
Come and enjoy discussing current events with your friends!
Tue, Apr 25
10:00 am
Exercise and feel great.
Tue, Apr 25
10:00 am
Blood pressure screening
Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will check your blood pressure free of charge.
Tue, Apr 25
12:00 pm
Healthy nutrition
Experienced Nurse will take about nutrition. The program is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.
Tue, Apr 25
12:30 pm
Low Impact exercise
Join a group of peers and have fun with low impact exercise at the Library Meeting Room.  
Tue, Apr 25
1:00 pm
Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.
Tue, Apr 25
1:00 pm
Come socialize and knit at your leisure!
Tue, Apr 25
2:00 pm
Become the champion of BPL’s digital bowling league! Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One.
Tue, Apr 25
2:00 pm
Work on crochet projects of your choice.
Tue, Apr 25
4:00 pm
Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This lesson of 60-90 minutes covers browses, search engines, and navigating websites.
Tue, Apr 25
6:30 pm

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Everyone knows you should have a will, but most Americans don’t have one. This free seminar presents estate-planning concepts in easy-to-understand terms,in a relaxed and informative environment. Questions are welcome! Attorney William A....
For new iPad users who have never owned an iPhone or iPod Touch, simple things like finding good apps, installing them, organizing them or even deleting them might seem like a task. Even for users that know the basic of navigation, there are tips...
Wed, Apr 26
10:30 am
Learning to use a computer is not just for young people. Join us as we explore the world of technology, using desktops.   Topics include computer basics, computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft...
Wed, Apr 26
10:30 am
Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.
Wed, Apr 26
11:00 am
Learn the fundamentals of using a computer. No prior experience with computers is necessary
Wed, Apr 26
11:00 am
Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance
Wed, Apr 26
11:00 am
We invite Older Adults and Caregivers to join us for this program series in Kreyol and/or English. This program's topic will be Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters.
Wed, Apr 26
12:30 pm
Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, applications...
Wed, Apr 26
1:00 pm
Mixed Media: Knitting and Crochet Create a gift for yourself or someone, share your skills or learn new ones, enjoy great conversation every week.  We have some supplies or you can bring your own. You are welcome to bring:   ...
Wed, Apr 26
1:00 pm
Free Adult Coloring Pages! Various Themes, Difficulty Levels & Styles. The perfect anti-stress activity for you!
All-standing, All-floor or All-chair barre Two 30-minute episodes of “Basic Stretch and Fit” features a full-body workout with dynamic strengthening and stretching exercises: Participants will notice an immediate increase in flexibility...
Wed, Apr 26
2:00 pm
Older adults compose and read from their own work.
Wed, Apr 26
2:00 pm
Interested in learning more about the library’s free collection of audiobooks and eBooks? Want to learn how to operate your Kindle, IPad, or other device? Drop in Wednesday afternoons for a lesson on these topics and more from a librarian.
Watch Contemporary & Classic Movies; BIG-Screen TV; Comfortable-seating Area; For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)
Learn basic knitting techniques. Please bring your own needles and yarn.
Wed, Apr 26
5:00 pm
Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.
Wed, Apr 26
6:00 pm

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other adults. Provided by...
Thu, Apr 27
10:30 am
Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...
Thu, Apr 27
10:30 am
Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.
Thu, Apr 27
10:30 am
Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...
Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League
Please join our premier virtual bowling team. Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older...
Thu, Apr 27
10:30 am
Celebrating Event for This is My Story-Creative Aging Workshop
Thu, Apr 27
10:30 am
Learn to draw and paint with watercolor under the instruction of Artist Nan Carey.  All levels, especially beginners, are welcome. Materials provided. This program is supported by generous funding from the Friends of the New
Thu, Apr 27
10:30 am
Older adults are welcome to join a team, learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.
Thu, Apr 27
10:30 am
The basic forms of jewelry vary between cultures but are often extremely long-lived. The most common forms of jewelry have persisted since ancient times, while other forms such as adornments for the nose or ankle, important in other cultures, are...
Thu, Apr 27
11:00 am
Are you new to the Internet? Are you wondering what's so important about being connected online? This introductory course will guide you through the basics while providing up-to-date information on the latest online tools and technologies.
Thu, Apr 27
1:00 pm
Bridge game
Enjoy playing bridge in the company of your peers!
Thu, Apr 27
1:00 pm
Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010.  
Thu, Apr 27
1:15 pm
Reduce stress and gain flexibility in a safe and fun environment. Beginners are welcome! Bring a yoga matt or towel to practice on Wear comfortable clothing that will be easy to move in Instruction will be provided by DVD
Thu, Apr 27
2:00 pm