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DEC
11

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Tue, Dec 11   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, Dec 11   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 11   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 11   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 11   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 11   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

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Tue, Dec 11   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, Dec 11   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

Origami Hour

Tue, Dec 11   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Mill Basin Library

Older Adults arts and crafts holiday

Come drop in and join us to create origami of your choosing at the Mill Basin library!

Paper and instruction diagrams will be provided.

No registration required.

Origami Hour

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Dec 11   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. Tips to help older adults to stay healthy this winter.

Tue, Dec 11   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. Tips to help older adults to stay healthy this winter.

Computer Basics

Tue, Dec 11   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 11   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 11   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 11   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 11   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 11   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

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Tue, Dec 11   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 11   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 11   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy

Work on crochet projects of your choice.

Adult Crocheting Class

Culminating Event for Creative Aging: Visual Arts Made Easy

Tue, Dec 11   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.

...
Culminating Event for Creative Aging: Visual Arts Made Easy

DEC
12

Library Lanes

Wed, Dec 12   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

Ask A Tech

Wed, Dec 12   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

Microsoft Word Basics

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

Older Adults

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

Microsoft Word Basics

Wed, Dec 12   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

BINGO Fun

Wed, Dec 12   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

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

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BINGO Fun

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Wed, Dec 12   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
13

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Thu, Dec 13   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 13   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 13   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 13   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 13   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

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Dec 13   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

Enroll in the NYC Rent Freeze Program

Seniors and People with Disabilities, Keep Your Rent From Increasing, If You:

- Are you 62 years or older (18 years old if disabled);

- Have a household income of $50,000 or less;

-...

Featured Event
SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Movies@ the Library: Silver Screens: Miracle on 34th Street

Thu, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Older Adults movies at the library

Miracle on 34th Street is an irresistible fable that has, for many years, become synonymous with celebrating Christmas. A now the three time Oscar® winning tale is as colorful and resplendent as the holiday itself in an all new colorized version...

Movies@ the Library: Silver Screens: Miracle on 34th Street

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Dec 13   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

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Dec 13   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

Email Basics

Thu, Dec 13   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Older Adults

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.

Email Basics

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet

Thu, Dec 13   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults techknowledge

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 browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

...

Never Too Late to Learn: Introduction to Internet

Reading Circle:A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

Thu, Dec 13   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults book club book discussion

" A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

Reading Circle:A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Dec 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Movies @ the Library: Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)

Thu, Dec 13   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Comedy, 120 minutes)

This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.

Movies @ the Library: Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13)

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Thu, Dec 13   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

Positive Aging: Effective Communications Strategies with Alzheimers

Thu, Dec 13   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults alzheimer's health and wellness social services

Learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate.

Positive Aging: Effective Communications Strategies with Alzheimers

Travel Lecture: Exploring the World

Thu, Dec 13   5:00 pm to 6:00 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: Exploring the World

Falun Dafa Exercise Class

Thu, Dec 13   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Older Adults creative aging everyone is welcome here

Help eliminate your stress through meditation and slow moving exercise. Enjoy peace of mind.

Falun Dafa Exercise Class

DEC
14

Art forms: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Fri, Dec 14   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults arts and crafts

Explore your creativity under the guidance of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Art forms: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   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.

Unique Keepsakes

Fri, Dec 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Would you like to design your own useful art?

If so, we invite you to join Althea G. Feurich in this workshop series where you will design handmade brooches, transform t-shirts, paint glassware and create simple designs on tea towels...

Unique Keepsakes

Featured Film: GUILT TRIP

Fri, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

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: GUILT TRIP

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Fri, Dec 14   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

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