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JUN
25

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

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

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, Jun 25   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

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

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

Ulmer Park Branch Urban Gardening Club

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

gardening

Learn with Ulmer Park Branch’s Urban Gardening Club how to start your own garden.

Start with planting, growing and harvest flowers & veggies!

Ulmer Park Branch Urban Gardening Club

Reverse Aging Program

Mon, Jun 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gravesend Library

A Practical Program for Aging Reversal

Sessions include:

How to maintain a youthful mind & improve your emotional well-being.

How to rid yourself of anxiety, conflict, & tune in to a healthy lifestyle.

How...

Reverse Aging Program

Computer Basics Multilingual

Mon, Jun 25   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

One-On-One Computer Lab

Mon, Jun 25   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

adult learning Computer Basics email Internet Safety

Learn Computer Basics from an expert.

One-On-One Computer Lab

Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Jun 25   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

One-On-One Computer Basic

Mon, Jun 25   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

Positive Aging: Zumba exercises

Mon, Jun 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

fitness health and wellness

Enjoy Zumba exercises beneficial for your health! The program is provided courtesy of the Sheepshed Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging: Zumba exercises

Dancercise

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Supported by Zipcar

Dancercise classes are chair based exercises led by Akwesi Asante.

Featured Event
Dancercise

Book Discussion: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Mon, Jun 25   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Discuss The Great Alone by by Kristin Hannah

Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam War a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: He will move his family north, to Alaska...

Book Discussion: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Reading Circle. Book Discussion : Saints for all occasions / J. Courtney Sullivan.

Mon, Jun 25   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

book discussion

 Nora Rafferty must face the lies she told her children when Patrick, the boy she raised as her own, died and his biological mother, Nora’s sister, attended the funeral. Nora had never told her children she had a sister, much less that her...

Reading Circle. Book Discussion : Saints for all occasions / J. Courtney Sullivan.

Robert McArthur: A Tribute to Neil Diamond

Mon, Jun 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Homecrest Library

Live Music music

Robert James McArthur has been entertaining for years, and has performed all over the world, including Las Vegas, Miami, Montreal, Niagara Falls, New York City, Panama, and Memphis!

Robert has an uncanny resemblance to Neil Diamond...

Robert McArthur: A Tribute to Neil Diamond

JUN
26

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Jun 26   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!

Cancelled
Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Positive Aging. Current events group.

Tue, Jun 26   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Discuss current events with other seniors and have fun!

Positive Aging. Current events group.

One-On-One Technology Assistance

Tue, Jun 26   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

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.

One-On-One Technology Assistance

Positive Aging. Health and Wellness. Exercise and Physical Activity - Getting Fit for Life.

Tue, Jun 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

health and wellness

Experienced Nurse from the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will talk with you about importance of exercise and recommend physical activities.

Positive Aging. Health and Wellness. Exercise and Physical Activity - Getting Fit for Life.

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Jun 26   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   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.

One-On-One Computer Basic

Tue, Jun 26   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

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Jun 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brighton Beach 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

Knitting and Crochet Circle

Tue, Jun 26   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

crochet

Knitting and Crocheting Circle-Bring your own supplies

Cancelled
Knitting and Crochet Circle

Computer Basics

Tue, Jun 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Eastern Parkway 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.

 

Computer Basics

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise

Tue, Jun 26   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

health and wellness

Join low impact exercise under the guidance of an experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Cancelled
Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise

Chair Yoga

Tue, Jun 26   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Leonard Library

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, Jun 26   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

diy

Come socialize and knit at your leisure!

Adult Knitting group

Crochet Circle

Tue, Jun 26   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Ready to start a new hobby or perfect an old one?

Join us Tuesdays from 2pm-3:30pm as we crochet on the main floor of the branch.

Crochet Circle

Knit, Crochet, and Chat!

Tue, Jun 26   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

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.

Knit, Crochet, and Chat!

Adult Crocheting Class

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

diy

Work on crochet projects of your choice.

Adult Crocheting Class

Typing Basics

Tue, Jun 26   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   East Flatbush Library

adult learning Computer Basics TechKnowledge

Are you interested in learning how to increase your typing speed and typing accuracy? Please join us and learn the basics of improving typing speed as well as accuracy.

Typing Basics

JUN
27

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Jun 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

TechKnowledge

Microsoft Excel Basics introduces new and returning spreadsheet users to the basics of storing, managing and analyzing data in a spreadsheet document. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Excel 2010.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Technology Drop-In

Wed, Jun 27   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

TechKnowledge

Join us on June 27th for a Technology drop-in class at the Highlawn branch. Bring in some of your technology and we'll assist you on questions or problems you may be having.

Technology Drop-In

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Jun 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach 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

Computer Basics: Drop-In Lab

Wed, Jun 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

adult learning Computer Basics 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.

Computer Basics: Drop-In Lab

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

Wed, Jun 27   11:00 am to 12:30 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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Jun 27   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Join the New Lots Crochet Circle, make new friends while learning to crochet. Share a stitch , learn a stitch.

Crochet Circle

Computer Basics

Wed, Jun 27   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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

Creative Aging Workshop

Wed, Jun 27   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older adults compose and read from their own works.

Creative Aging Workshop

Adult Games

Wed, Jun 27   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Come to Paerdegat library to play games with patrons!

Adult Games

JUN
28

Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

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

yoga

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, Jun 28   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 Virtual Bowling

Thu, Jun 28   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 Bowling League

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

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

Chinese Brush Painting

Thu, Jun 28   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

 We invite you to explore Watercolor Chinese Brush Painting with Kwok Kay Choey in this fun workshop series where you will learn more about the art of Chinese painting. 

Registration required.  Class completely full.

...
Chinese Brush Painting

Library Lanes

Thu, Jun 28   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

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

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

adult learning Library Lanes

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

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

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

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

How to download eBooks

Thu, Jun 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Learn how to download eBooks

How to download eBooks

Bridge Club

Thu, Jun 28   2:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Play bridge.  Make new friends.

Bridge Club

Movies @ the Library: Thank You For Your Service

Thu, Jun 28   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

(Drama, 109 minutes)

A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.

Movies @ the Library: Thank You For Your Service

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