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OCT
22

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 22   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Positive Aging. Current events group.

Mon, Oct 22   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Discuss current events with other seniors and have fun!

Positive Aging. Current events group.

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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...

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Computer Basics Multilingual

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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...

Computer Basics Multilingual

Email Basics

Mon, Oct 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Email Basics will teach new users the basics of email, as well as understanding its uses, services and properties. This lesson will cover:

 

What is email and why use it?

The various types of email providers available...

Email Basics

One-On-One

Mon, Oct 22   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults adult learning computer basics email internet safety

Learn Computer Basics from an expert.

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One-On-One

Creative Aging: Words of Wisdom

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Older Adults

Join us in this interesting eight week workshop. You will be discussing life lessons and what you have learned from them. Then you will be incorporating those lessons into your design and create your own plates. Workshop will end in a culminating...

Creative Aging: Words of Wisdom

Computer Basics

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Enjoy Zumba exercies in the company of your peers. The class is made possible thanks to the Library collaboration with the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging. Zumba Exercise.

Art Forms: Memory Wire Bracelet

Mon, Oct 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Older Adults arts and crafts jewelry making

Join us to create a beaded bangle bracelet using memory wire and colored glass beads. Each participant will design and make their own unique creation. All materials will be provided.

Registration is required.

Register
Art Forms: Memory Wire Bracelet

Dancercise

Mon, Oct 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults fitness supported by zipcar

Dancercise classes are chair based exercises led by Akwesi Asante.

Dancercise

OCT
23

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Tue, Oct 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Join a group of your peers and discuss current events. Have fun!

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Tue, Oct 23   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Older Adults

Do you have questions about the new Health Care Law? Would you like help signing up on the new New York State Insurance Exchanges? Trained Navigators are available at the Mapleton Library to answer your questions and help you navigate...
Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Oct 23   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults

Join local instructor Jeana Musacchio for an hour-long wellness and fitness class for older adults!  Join many of your neighbors for a fun, free, low impact, highly beneficial weekly exercise class!

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tai Chi

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Older Adults

Find peace and a bit of relaxing excerises with our Tai Chi class.

Tai Chi

Scrabble

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults adult learning table-top & board games

scrabble:  open to all, have fun....learn new techniques

Scrabble

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Older Adults creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Ask a Tech

Tue, Oct 23   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults adult learning techknowledge techknowledge

Got a laptop, tablet, ereader or smartphone that you don't know how to use? Or would like to learn more about them? Come in and get one-on-one help with your device from an expert. First come, first served.

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Ask a Tech

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Oct 23   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation. Laughter is the Best Medicine.

Tue, Oct 23   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will share with you important information related to your health.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation. Laughter is the Best Medicine.

Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

It's never to late to learn! Come and learn!

Computer Basics

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise.

Tue, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Join your peers and enjoy low impact exercise. Experienced Instructor is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise.

Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Older Adults techknowledge

 

  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.

Computer Basics

Ask A Tech

Tue, Oct 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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.

Ask A Tech

Travel Lecture: Retired and Willing to Travel, According to Your Budget

Tue, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

World traveler, Lily Brooklyna will share her travel secrets:

How better to plan your future trip(s) and save your money

How get to maximum enjoyment out of your next vacation(s)

A biologist/botanist by profession, Lily...

Travel Lecture: Retired and Willing to Travel, According to Your Budget

Chair Yoga

Tue, Oct 23   1:45 pm to 3:00 pm   Leonard Library

Older Adults yoga

Join us for this gentle form of yoga.  Participants will be taught a way of achieving mental and physcial wellness by sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support.  If you are unable to attend...

Chair Yoga

Adult Knitting group

Tue, Oct 23   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy techknowledge

Come socialize and knit at your leisure!

Adult Knitting group

Adult Coloring

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

Older Adults creative aging

Please join us for a relaxing hour of accessing your creativity by using colored pens/markers to draw your own artwork.

Adult Coloring

Knit, Crochet, and Chat!

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Older Adults crochet fiber arts

Knit, crochet, and chat!

Do you like to work in yarn? Want to meet up with other knitters or crocheters from all different skill levels? Bring your own supplies and work on your projects in the good company of others.

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Knit, Crochet, and Chat!

Adult Crocheting Class

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy

Work on crochet projects of your choice.

Adult Crocheting Class

Creative Aging: Visual Arts Made Easy

Tue, Oct 23   5:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Kensington Library

Older Adults adult learning arts and crafts creative aging

Drawing & Watercolor with Leonid Filitsyan

Come and join us in this eight-week session workshop. Participants will learn about various techniques in drawing and creating watercolor masterpieces.

...
Creative Aging: Visual Arts Made Easy

OCT
24

Art forms. Painting Class for Older Adults

Wed, Oct 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults arts and crafts

Join us to make your own painting and have fun! The Instructor is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC. 

Register by calling at 718-769-3579

Art forms. Painting Class for Older Adults

Ask A Tech

Wed, Oct 24   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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 ask a tech program for personalized assistance.

Ask A Tech

Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults techknowledge

New to computer? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join our computer basic class!

Computer Basics

Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

Learn basic computer skills such as navigating the internet, using Microsoft Word, using email, and more. No experience necessary.

Please Register in Advance at the Desk.

Computer Basics

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults

Adults come join our crochet cricle. Learn a sticth and make new friends.

Crochet Circle

BINGO Fun

Wed, Oct 24   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

Join us for everyone's favorite game, B-I-N-G-O!

BINGO Fun

Creative Aging: Let’s Remember! : Memoir Writing With Susan Buttenwieser

Wed, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older Adults

If you like to write or just want to share your story, come and join this exciting eight week session workshop series, ending in a culminating event in which participants will share their stories with family and friends.

Registration...

Register
Creative Aging: Let’s Remember! : Memoir Writing With Susan Buttenwieser

Creative Aging: Love To Write

Wed, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older Adults

"Writing Is an explanation. You start from nothing and learn as you go." by E.L. Doctorow

If you like to write or just want to share your story, come and join Susan Buttenwieser in this exciting eight week session workshop series,...

Creative Aging: Love To Write

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Wed, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

The Great American Read - Podcast Recording

Review the list of 100 books from The Great American Read (TGAR).

Choose your personal favorite book on the list.

Let us make a recording of you pitching your book—telling us why...

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

OCT
25

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Thu, Oct 25   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults

Join us for a free exercise and movement class especially for older adults!  A low impact, holistic exercise class led by an experienced teacher, this class meets weekly and is open to all!

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Oct 25   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Library Lanes

Thu, Oct 25   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Please join our  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

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Oct 25   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Older Adults techknowledge

Just like the bowling you know and love, including fun competition, but virtual!

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

“Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. It also helps increase flexibility and balance.”

“Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.”

If you’re looking for a way to reduce stress, join us in this great Tai Chi...

Tai Chi for Beginners

Computer Basics for Older Adults

Thu, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults adult learning computer basics never too late to learn

Learn basic computer skills such as navigating the internet, using Microsoft Word, using email, and more. No experience necessary.

Please Register in Advance at the Desk.

Computer Basics for Older Adults

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Thu, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

How to download eBooks

Thu, Oct 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Older Adults

Learn how to download eBooks

How to download eBooks

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