E.g., Apr 25 2018
APR
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Creative Aging Workshop

Wed, Apr 25   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older adults compose and read from their own works.

Creative Aging Workshop

Poem in your Pocket!

Wed, Apr 25   4:00 pm to 5:15 pm   Gravesend Library

--Come one, come all and SHARE your favorite poem or song lyrics!

--Sign up at the Ref Desk (first come, first to share)—or simply show up that day.

--Recite a published poem, or lyrics, or your own poetic creation!

--For...

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Poem in your Pocket!

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Apr 25   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

APR
26

Dancercize

Thu, Apr 26   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Brighton Beach Library

If you are an adult, join us for the dancercise workshop. While listening to latin music, you will experience the benefits of a combination of activity, energy and exercise.

Dancercize

Creative Aging: Bead & Mingle

Thu, Apr 26   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cypress Hills Library

Come get inspired, practice jewelry making techniques and create beautiful accessories while meeting new people in this eight week workshop series. Workshop will end in a culminating event, in which participants will share their pieces of art...

Creative Aging: Bead & Mingle

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Thu, Apr 26   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Dyker Library

Join Marja, our guide to integrating body, mind and spirit in this chair yoga program.

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Apr 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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, Apr 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

 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.

Library Lanes

Library Lanes

Thu, Apr 26   10:30 am to 11:45 am   East Flatbush Library

Library Lanes TechKnowledge

Become the champion of Brooklyn Public Library's digital bowling league.

Older adults are welcome to join our team, and compete with neighborhood libraries across Brooklyn.

Library Lanes

Library Lanes: Older Adults Virtual Bowling League

Thu, Apr 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Marcy Library

TechKnowledge

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 virtually meet and compete with other older...

Library Lanes: Older Adults Virtual Bowling League

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Apr 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

TechKnowledge

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

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Apr 26   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brownsville Library

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

Chinese Brush Painting 国画练习

Thu, Apr 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Come to Paerdegat Library to practice the technique of Chinese Brush Painting.  Painting supplies and tutuoring will be available.

Chinese Brush Painting 国画练习

Library Lanes

Thu, Apr 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Come on down and have fun bowling !!!

Library Lanes

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Creative Aging: Floral Perspective with Phoebe Crary, Ken Rush & BloomAgainBklyn

Thu, Apr 26   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Park Slope Library

This workshop starts Thursday, March 15, 2018 and runs for eight consecutive Thursdays until Thursday, May 3, 2018. In the first three sessions which will be led by Phoebe Crary of Opalia Flowers, students will learning floral care and...

Creative Aging:  Floral Perspective with Phoebe Crary, Ken Rush & BloomAgainBklyn

Bowling

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Looking for fun? Want to become the champion of BPL's digital bowling League?

 

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Bowling

Drop-In Computer Lab

Thu, Apr 26   2:00 pm to 4:15 pm   Bedford Library

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.

Registration is required.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Movies @ the Library: Brad's Status

Thu, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

(Comedy, Drama, 101 minutes)

A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life's choices.

Movies @ the Library: Brad's Status

Creative Aging : Calligraphy & Chinese Brush Painting Culminating Event

Thu, Apr 26   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Dyker Library

creative aging

In China, from a very early period, calligraphy was considered not just a form of decorative art; rather, it was viewed as the supreme visual art form, was more valued than painting and sculpture, and ranked alongside poetry as a means of self-...

Creative Aging : Calligraphy & Chinese Brush Painting Culminating Event

Computer Basics Multilingual

Thu, Apr 26   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

Thu, Apr 26   6:00 pm to 7:15 pm   Leonard Library

TechKnowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers, iPad, Laptops  or find your way around the Internet?  No time to attend a formal class?  Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

APR
27

Mixed Media: Jewelry Making workshop

Fri, Apr 27   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Create your own jewelry under the guidance of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Mixed Media: Jewelry Making workshop

ESOL by Potencia Now

Fri, Apr 27   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Arlington Library

Free English Classes presented by Potencia Now!

ESOL by Potencia Now

Creative Aging: Storytelling & Improvisation

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Come and join this eight session workshop. Each session will be filled with activities that treat the group as if they are a company of actors, engaged in exercises that build trust, creating an environment of support and respect. Followed by a...

Creative Aging: Storytelling & Improvisation

Positive aging: Blood Pressure Screening

Fri, Apr 27   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

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

Knit & Crochet

Fri, Apr 27   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Spend an afternoon learning how to knit and crochet.

Knit & Crochet

Featured Film: THE DROP

Fri, Apr 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Friday at the Movies!

--Weekly movies showing for Older Adult audience. --Enjoy great contemporary or classic movies weekly. --Big-screen projection; comfortable seating.

 

 

 

 

Featured Film: THE DROP

APR
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Positive aging: Current Events

Mon, Apr 30   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Enjoy discussing current events in the company of your peers. The program takes place at the Meeting Room.

Positive aging: Current Events

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Apr 30   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

info-commons

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

Creative Aging: Elegant Snapshots

Mon, Apr 30   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

photography

Did you buy a camera and don’t know how to use it? Do you want to learn how to take better pictures with your device?

Come and enjoy this 8 week workshop series and get all of your answers. This workshop will end in a culminating event,...

Creative Aging: Elegant Snapshots

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Apr 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

info-commons

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, Apr 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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, Apr 30   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

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.

How...

Email Basics

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Apr 30   12:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Join us for a weekly class dedicated to the art of nonfiction writing!  The class is led by Mary Harmon, an experienced writer published extensively in magazines over the years.  The class is free and open to anyone who wishes to work...

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Positive aging; Zumba Exercise

Mon, Apr 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Enjoy doing Zumba exercise which is benefitial for your health. This program is provided courtesy of the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive aging; Zumba Exercise

One-On-One Computer Basic

Mon, Apr 30   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Do you need help learning how to use a computer? We can help!

 

One-On-One Computer Basic

Dancercise

Mon, Apr 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Supported by Zipcar

Dancercise classes are chair based exercises led by Akwesi Asante.

Dancercise

Reading Circle. Book Discussion : Carnegie's Maid, a Novel / Marie Benedict.

Mon, Apr 30   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

book discussion

From the author of The Other Einstein, the mesmerizing tale of what kind of woman could have inspired an American dynasty. Clara Kelley is not who they think she is. She's not the experienced Irish maid who was hired to work in one of Pittsburgh'...

Reading Circle. Book Discussion : Carnegie's Maid, a Novel / Marie Benedict.

Journaling Workshop

Mon, Apr 30   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

creative writing Supported by Zipcar

All are invited to explore the process of Journal Writing with Debbie Miller, author and teacher.

An Invitation:  "Do you ever wish you could write down your thoughts in the form of  journal entries for yourself or loved...

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Journaling Workshop

Planning Your Future: Estate & Gift Planning Seminar

Mon, Apr 30   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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!
Trust and estate...

Planning Your Future: Estate & Gift Planning Seminar

Planning Your Future: Estate & Gift Planning Seminar

Mon, Apr 30   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Brooklyn Collection

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!


Trust and...

Planning Your Future: Estate & Gift Planning Seminar

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Positive Aging: Current Events

Tue, May 1   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Have fun meeting with a group of peers and discussing current events.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, May 1   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Carroll Gardens Library

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!

Creative Aging: Why Walk When You Can Dance?

Tue, May 1   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   New Lots Library

creative aging

Come and learn how to express yourself through the art of dance. Meet for eight consecutive weeks to learn the steps and enjoy the music. Workshop will end in a culminating event in which you proudly show family and friends what you’ve learned....

Creative Aging: Why Walk When You Can Dance?

Resume Workshop

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

One-on-one assistance with job resume creation and guidance.

Resume Workshop

Positive Aging: Blood Pressure screening

Tue, May 1   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

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

Positive Aging: Blood Pressure screening

Positive Aging. Health Conversation: Melanoma Awareness.

Tue, May 1   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will talk with your about melanoma and give some advice on how to prevent this disease.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation: Melanoma Awareness.

One-On-One Computer Basic

Tue, May 1   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Do you need help learning how to use a computer? We can help!

 

One-On-One Computer Basic

Creative Aging: an Artist at Heart

Tue, May 1   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Kensington Library

Would you like to learn drawing and watercolor painting or enhance your skills in this art form? If so, please join us in this nine week workshop series, ending in a culminating event with Nan Carey.

Learn to create beautiful pieces of...

Creative Aging: an Artist at Heart

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