E.g., Sep 21 2017
SEP
21

Positive aging: Bridge Club.

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

50 plus Older Adults 50 + program for older adults

Enjoy playing bridge in the company of your peers!

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

English English conversation learn English Adults

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

ESOL Conversation Group

Crochet Circle

Thu, Sep 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Dasny Older Adults connected communities

Learn how to crochet step by step please bring your own supplies.

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, Sep 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults Older Adults U.S. citizenship preparation

Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.

Featured Event

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 21   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults Older Adults practice English ESOL Conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Class

Thu, Sep 21   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adult Education ESOL Program learn English Adults

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week

Adult Book Club / Discussion

Thu, Sep 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Adults Older Adults book discussion adult book club

Based on a true story, MY MOTHER'S SECRET is a profound, captivating, and ultimately uplifting tale intertwining the lives of two Jewish families in hiding from the Nazis, a fleeing German soldier, and the clever and "righteous" mother and...


SEP
22

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Sep 22   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults Older Adults Overeaters Anonymous Peer Group

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Language Learning

Fri, Sep 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

language learning Older Adults English languages

Join other adults who are learning online to speak different languages, including English, using our Mango Languages online resource. Bring your library card.  Free!

LANGUAGE LEARNING

SEP
23

Resume Writing Coach

Sat, Sep 23   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens Adults Older Adults free resume help

Free one-on-one resume help. No appointment necessary. Create a new resume or get assistance editing an existing one. Learn how to use social media to your advantage when searching for a job.

English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

English English conversation learn English Adults

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

ESOL Conversation Group

ESOL Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 23   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults Older Adults practice English ESOL Conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.


SEP
25

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Sep 25   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Computer info-commons technology 50 plus

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

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Computer info-commons technology 50 plus

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...

Computer Basics English and Spanish

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older Adults techknowledge adults learning computer basic connected communities

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...

Creative Aging: Just Bead It!

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

creative aging Older Adults Seniors arts and crafts

Through this simple jewelry making workshop with Sharon Zeisel, you will learn to use basic crafting tools while creating your own beautiful jewelry. We hope you will join us for ten weeks of learning in a fun environment.

Registration...

Register
Arts and Crafts

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Sep 25   12:15 pm to 1:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults meditation Older Adults Shape Up NYC

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

Book Discussion: The Roanoke Girls

Mon, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

book club book discussion Adults Older Adults

“Roanoke girls never last long around here. In the end, we either run or we die.”
 
After her mother's suicide, fifteen year-old Lane Roanoke came to live with her grandparents and fireball cousin, Allegra, on their vast estate...

Book Cover

DIY: Jewelry Making

Mon, Sep 25   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Seniors jewelry DIY Adults

It’s a statement,

  collectable,

     currency,

        art, fashion and wearable. 

          ...

Featured Event Register
family movie

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Mon, Sep 25   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   East Flatbush Library

kids Adults all ages Older Adults

Come in and crochet or knit with us. We can help beginners, and experts can probably teach us a thing or two. We have crochet hooks, needles and yarn to practice with, but you can definitely bring your own projects. Hope to see you soon!


SEP
26

Mahjong

Tue, Sep 26   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

mahjong Older Adults

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Welcome to join us!

Mahjong

Adult Knitting group

Tue, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

DIY Older Adults knitting

Come socialize and knit at your leisure!

Work office

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Sep 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older Adults techknowledge Drop in Computer Lab

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.

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Sep 26   2:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Quilting Older Adults Adults summer reading

Learn to Quilt Share Quilting Ideas Bring Your Own Materials For Adults

Adult Crocheting Class

Tue, Sep 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

DIY crocheting Older Adults

Work on crochet projects of your choice.

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration

SEP
27

Featured Film: Zookeeper's Wife

Wed, Sep 27   3:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

cinema Movies Adult Older Adults

BIG-Screen TV;

For Adults & Older Adults (17 & up!)

About the film: The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the...

Movie Projector

ESOL Class

Wed, Sep 27   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adult Education ESOL Program learn English Adults

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week


SEP
28

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Thu, Sep 28   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Dyker Library

Older Adults Chair Yoga Adults

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

yoga

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 28   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Xbox One Seniors Older Adults bowling

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

Thu, Sep 28   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Dasny techknowledge bowling Xbox

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 Bowling League

Thu, Sep 28   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

techknowledge Older Adults bowling

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 and compete with neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community.

Positive aging: Bridge Club.

Thu, Sep 28   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

50 plus Older Adults 50 + program for older adults

Enjoy playing bridge in the company of your peers!

English Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

English English conversation learn English Adults

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

ESOL Conversation Group

Crochet Circle

Thu, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Dasny Older Adults connected communities

Learn how to crochet step by step please bring your own supplies.

U.S. Citizen Exam Preparation

Thu, Sep 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults Older Adults U.S. citizenship preparation

Preparing for the Citizenship Exam? You're not alone! Meet with a volunteer-led study group to discuss topics covered in the Citizenship exam.

Featured Event

ESOL Conversation Group

Thu, Sep 28   5:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults Older Adults practice English ESOL Conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.

ESOL Class

Thu, Sep 28   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adult Education ESOL Program learn English Adults

Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes are for people who want to learn to speak, read, write and understand English:

Classes are open to adults 17 and older.

All classes meet two days per week


SEP
29

Overeaters Anonymous

Fri, Sep 29   1:15 pm to 2:30 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults Older Adults Overeaters Anonymous Peer Group

Join your peer group and exchange idea on controlling your eating habit.

Language Learning

Fri, Sep 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

language learning Older Adults English languages

Join other adults who are learning online to speak different languages, including English, using our Mango Languages online resource. Bring your library card.  Free!

LANGUAGE LEARNING

SEP
30

Resume Writing Coach

Sat, Sep 30   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Teens Adults Older Adults free resume help

Free one-on-one resume help. No appointment necessary. Create a new resume or get assistance editing an existing one. Learn how to use social media to your advantage when searching for a job.

English Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

English English conversation learn English Adults

Join our conversation group, meet others and make new friends as you learn to improve and practice your English language skills.

ESOL Conversation Group

ESOL Conversation Group

Sat, Sep 30   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults Older Adults practice English ESOL Conversation group

Under the guidance from the English Conversation Group leader, come to participate and practice your spoken English. No registration is required.


OCT
2

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Oct 2   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Computer info-commons technology 50 plus

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

Mon, Oct 2   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Computer info-commons technology 50 plus

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...

Creative Aging: Just Bead It!

Mon, Oct 2   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

creative aging Older Adults Seniors arts and crafts

Through this simple jewelry making workshop with Sharon Zeisel, you will learn to use basic crafting tools while creating your own beautiful jewelry. We hope you will join us for ten weeks of learning in a fun environment.

Registration...

Register
Arts and Crafts

Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais Class

Mon, Oct 2   12:15 pm to 1:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Adults meditation Older Adults Shape Up NYC

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being. Most classes take place with...

DIY: Jewelry Making

Mon, Oct 2   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Seniors jewelry DIY Adults

It’s a statement,

  collectable,

     currency,

        art, fashion and wearable. 

          ...

Register
Work office

OCT
3

Mahjong

Tue, Oct 3   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

mahjong Older Adults

Interested in learning and playing American Mahjong? Welcome to join us!

Mahjong

Adult Knitting group

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

DIY Older Adults knitting

Come socialize and knit at your leisure!

Work office

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Oct 3   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older Adults techknowledge Drop in Computer Lab

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.