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DEC
17

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Dec 17   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

Mon, Dec 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Dec 17   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, Dec 17   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Dec 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults adult learning 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, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft Word, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

One-On-One

Mon, Dec 17   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.

One-On-One

Creative Aging: Words of Wisdom

Mon, Dec 17   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, Dec 17   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, Dec 17   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, Dec 17   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.

Dancercise

Mon, Dec 17   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

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Mon, Dec 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults arts and crafts community partner folk art and artists series

The Gerritsen Beach Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is proud to present an exhibition created by members of the Brooklyn Quilters Guild. The exhibition, "My Favorite Color," will be displayed throughout the branch between November 6, 2018...

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

DEC
18

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Tue, Dec 18   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations

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, Dec 18   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

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Dec 18   10:00 am to 11:30 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

Tai Chi

Tue, Dec 18   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, Dec 18   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: Storytelling Through Memories Teleconference for the Homebound

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Central Library

Older Adults

Brooklyn Public Library presents a storytelling workshop through Creative Aging program.

This course explores the ways we tell stories about our communities through various formats such as oral storytelling, emotional techniques, and...

Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Teleconference for the Homebound

Ask a Tech

Tue, Dec 18   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.

Ask a Tech

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Dec 18   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. Twelve tips to prevent holiday stress

Tue, Dec 18   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults conversations 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. Twelve tips to prevent holiday stress

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

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

Computer Basics

Ask A Tech

Tue, Dec 18   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

Mixed Media: Quilting

Tue, Dec 18   1:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach, Large Meeting Room

Older Adults arts and crafts fiber arts

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

Chair Yoga

Tue, Dec 18   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, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy techknowledge

Come socialize and knit at your leisure!

Adult Knitting group

Email Basics

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Older Adults adult learning email 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

Performing Arts. Vadim Klimenko plays popular music: Accordion.

Tue, Dec 18   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults live music music performance

Vadim Klimenko was born in Khabarovsk, Russia. He graduated from the Khabarovsk College of Arts and worked at the local music school and Philarmonia. Mr. Klimenko has performed in Russia and China, and now lives in Brooklyn, NY. You will hear...

Performing Arts. Vadim Klimenko plays popular music: Accordion.

Reading Circle. Adult Book Discussion : The Assistant by Bernard Malamud

Tue, Dec 18   2:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults book discussion

Frank Alpine, a drifter fleeing from his past, runs straight into struggling Brooklyn grocer Morris Bober. Seeing a chance to atone for past sins, Frank becomes Bober's assistant and keeps shop when the owner takes ill. But it is Bober's daughter...

Reading Circle. Adult Book Discussion : The Assistant by Bernard Malamud

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Tue, Dec 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults arts and crafts community partner folk art and artists series

The Gerritsen Beach Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is proud to present an exhibition created by members of the Brooklyn Quilters Guild. The exhibition, "My Favorite Color," will be displayed throughout the branch between November 6, 2018...

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Adult Coloring

Tue, Dec 18   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

Adult Crocheting Class

Tue, Dec 18   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy

Work on crochet projects of your choice.

Adult Crocheting Class

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 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

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 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

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 18   6:00 pm to 7:00 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

DEC
19

Art forms. Painting Class for Older Adults

Wed, Dec 19   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

Library Lanes

Wed, Dec 19   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Dec 19   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Ask the Tech

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older Adults

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 the Tech

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Dec 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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.

 

Microsoft Word Basics

"Inside the Book" Library Tour: For Individuals with Memory Loss and Their Care Communities

Wed, Dec 19   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library

Older Adults

Visit Brooklyn Public Library's (BPL) landmark Central Library to learn more about its unique architecture and history. This library tour invites individuals with memory loss and their caregivers to explore behind-the-scenes tours of the building...

Featured Event
"Inside the Book" Library Tour: For Individuals with Memory Loss and Their Care Communities

BINGO Fun

Wed, Dec 19   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

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Wed, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults arts and crafts community partner folk art and artists series

The Gerritsen Beach Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is proud to present an exhibition created by members of the Brooklyn Quilters Guild. The exhibition, "My Favorite Color," will be displayed throughout the branch between November 6, 2018...

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

DEC
20

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Thu, Dec 20   1:00 am to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills, Program Room

Older Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics for older adults

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Thu, Dec 20   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, Dec 20   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 Bowling League

Thu, Dec 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Older Adults library lanes techknowledge

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.

Library Lanes Bowling League

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Dec 20   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

Library Lanes

Thu, Dec 20   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

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Dec 20   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

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