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Ask a Tech

Wed, Sep 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Older Adults 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.

Ask a Tech

Ask a Tech Computer Lab

Wed, Sep 19   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Gerritsen 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 Computer Lab

Chess Club

Wed, Sep 19   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Creative Aging Workshop

Wed, Sep 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older Adults

Older adults compose and read from their own works.

Creative Aging Workshop

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Wed, Sep 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

The Great American Read - Podcast Recording

Review the list of 100 books from The Great American Read (TGAR).

Choose your personal favorite book on the list.

Let us make a recording of you pitching your book—telling us why...

Featured Event
Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Older Adults Open House

Wed, Sep 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults community partner

Brooklyn Public Library would like you to join us for a FREE Senior Open House and Orientation.

This is an opportunity for older adults to be active in the community and stay connected to library resources, even if your ability to leave...

Older Adults Open House

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SUN-B Presents: Coming of Age in Aging America

Thu, Sep 20   9:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults movies

Film Screening & Discussion: Coming of Age in Aging America

A PBS documentary based on the impact of people living longer and healthier than ever before in human history. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with experts...

Featured Event
SUN-B Presents: Coming of Age in Aging America

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 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

Thu, Sep 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

Library Lanes

Thu, Sep 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

Older Adults adult learning techknowledge 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

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Sep 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

Creative Aging: Soap Sculptures

Thu, Sep 20   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

Older Adults creative aging

Thursdays, July 19th to Octover 4th, 2018, 10:30 am,                                ...

Creative Aging: Soap Sculptures

Words and Memories

Thu, Sep 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ryder Library

Older Adults

In a guided discussion, older adults recall memories of earlier days.

Words and Memories

SCRIE: #RentFreeze Homeowners and Tenants Enrollment Event

Thu, Sep 20   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

Older Adult Open House at Crown Heights

Thu, Sep 20   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults

Brooklyn Public Library would like you to join us for a FREE Senior Open House and orientation!

This is an opportunity for older adults to be active in your community and stay connected to Library resources, even if your ability to leave...

Older Adult Open House at Crown Heights

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Sep 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

Chess Club

Thu, Sep 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Thu, Sep 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults 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, computer basics, internet, email, online banking, online health information, Microsoft...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Thu, Sep 20   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

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...

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Reading Circle: "The Little Paris Bookshop" by Nina George; translated by Simon Pare

Thu, Sep 20   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults book club book discussion

"The Little Paris Bookshop" by Nina George; translated by Simon Pare

Reading Circle: "The Little Paris Bookshop" by Nina George; translated by Simon Pare

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Sep 20   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!

 

 

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Library Lanes: Bowling!

Email Basics

Thu, Sep 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood Library

Older Adults adult learning 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.

How...

Email Basics

Movies @ the Library: Book Club

Thu, Sep 20   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(PG-13)

(Comedy, 104 minutes)

Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.

Movies @ the Library: Book Club

Ask a Tech (Intermediate)

Thu, Sep 20   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Leonard Library

Older Adults adult learning 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 (Intermediate)

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Art forms. Arts & Crafts for Adults.

Fri, Sep 21   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults arts and crafts

Enjoy doing crafts in the company of your peers. The program is made possible thanks to collaboration with the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Art forms. Arts & Crafts for Adults.

Creative Aging: Heart and Soul of India: A journey through India in Four Walls

Fri, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults adult learning bengali creative aging

The dance arts, cultural traditions and ceremonies of my Hindu tradition and India have played an important part in my upbringing and are integral part of my being. Its memories are part of my identity and inspire my art making. - Aeilushi Mistry...

Register
Creative Aging:  Heart and Soul of India: A journey through India in Four Walls

Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

Fri, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Older Adults

Dancing classes with Walter Perez, a great teaching artist from Argentina.

Walter will make learning Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and more easy to learn.

So whether you know how to dance or want to learn some new steps come and have...

Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Sep 21   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.

Computer Basics

Fri, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Older Adults

Come to computer basics class where you'll learn all the basics of how to use a computer!

Computer Basics

Chess Club

Fri, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Featured Film: ME BEFORE YOU

Fri, Sep 21   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: ME BEFORE YOU

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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Sep 24   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 group.

Mon, Sep 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

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, Sep 24   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

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Mon, Sep 24   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

Ask a Tech Computer Lab

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Gerritsen 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 Computer Lab

Computer Basics Part 2

Mon, Sep 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Older Adults

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 hardware,...

Computer Basics Part 2

Computer Basics Multilingual

Mon, Sep 24   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

Chess Club

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Computer Basics

Mon, Sep 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

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

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Computer Basics

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Mon, Sep 24   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, Sep 24   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, Sep 24   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

Computer Basics

Mon, Sep 24   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Older Adults

Come to computer basics class where you'll learn all the basics of how to use a computer!

Computer Basics

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POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Tue, Sep 25   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

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Sep 25   10:00 am to 11:15 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Older Adults

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!

Affordable Care Act (ACA) In-Person Assistance/Navigator Program

Tue, Sep 25   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

Positive Aging. Older Adults Open House

Tue, Sep 25   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Brooklyn Public Library would like you to join us for a FREE Senior Open House and orientation!

This is an opportunity for older adults to be active in your community and stay connected to Library resources, even if your ability to leave...

Positive Aging. Older Adults Open House

Tai Chi

Tue, Sep 25   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

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Tue, Sep 25   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

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