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OCT
6

Shorefront Y NNORC Health Consultation Program

Thu, Oct 6   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older Adults community partner health and wellness Healthy Communities

Brighton Beach Library has partnered up with The Shorefront Y’s NNORC  Health program providing health focused outreach to seniors (60+) to help them better manage their health and successfully stay in their homes and community. 

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Shorefront Y NNORC Health Consultation Program

Creative Aging: Chinese Landscape & Flower Painting

Thu, Oct 6   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults Chinese creative aging artist talks Virtual Programming

Participants will have the opportunities to explore the beauty of Chinese landscape and flower painting.   The class will study the concepts and techniques of Chinese Brush Painting and practice the unique brushstrokes for painting the...

Creative Aging: Chinese Landscape & Flower Painting

Chair Yoga at Dyker

Thu, Oct 6   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults Earth Day yoga and meditation yoga and poetry

This is an in-person program. Space is limited.  Register in-person at Dyker Library please.

Chair Yoga at Dyker

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Oct 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

Come learn microsoft word basics. We will provide laptops. Please register for the class. Masks must be worn.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Resume Coaching

Thu, Oct 6   6:15 pm to 6:45 pm   Pacific Library

Older Adults career resume

One to One Resume assistance -includes feedback and suggestions regarding formatting and content, skills and qualifications you may wish to highlight, and keyword choices to best spotlight your ability to do the job you are seeking.

No...

Resume Coaching

OCT
7

Self-Defense for Older Adults with Akwesi Asante

Fri, Oct 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   New Utrecht, Auditorium

Older Adults creative aging health and wellness

Self-defense is a countermeasure that involves defending the health and well-being of oneself from harm. 90% of self defense is awareness and 10% is physical. Physical self-defense is the use of physical force to...

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Self-Defense for Older Adults with Akwesi Asante

Library Lanes: Virtual Bowling!

Fri, Oct 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon, Large Auditorium

Older Adults fitness game on techknowledge

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Virtual Bowling!

Sit and be Fit - For older adults

Fri, Oct 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Rugby Library

Older Adults dance fitness and classes

Chair Exercise Workout For Seniors - Includes Stretching,  Strength Training  and Balance. Improve flexibility, muscle and bone strength, circulation, heart health, and stability.

Sit and be Fit - For older adults

Neighbors Meet & Chat

Fri, Oct 7   12:15 pm to 1:15 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults conversations adult learning

Come and meet your neighbors and discuss issiues like current events,

life, liberty and the pursuit of good heath and wellness.

Neighbors Meet & Chat

Fabric Designs Techniques

Fri, Oct 7   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Join us to learn & have fun while exploring various techniques to create and design your fabulous fabrics. You will have the option to make items to wear and to adorn your home. Your unique designs will be easy to achieve, and you will be...

Register
Fabric Designs Techniques

OCT
11

Creative Aging: Making Pictures with Collage

Tue, Oct 11   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Collage is a versatile art form used by artists for generations in which two- dimensional materials are glued together to create many kinds of imagery. Students in this virtual class will become familiar with well-known collage artists and learn...

Register
Creative Aging: Making Pictures with Collage

Maimonides: Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Tue, Oct 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults dance fitness and classes fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

Did you know that Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention is one of the best things you can do to prevent falls? This evidence-based exercise program reduces the risk of falling by improving strength, balance, flexibility, and...

Maimonides: Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Tue, Oct 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join us for a virtual knitting/crocheting/needlework get together. Share your projects and your morning coffee. 

Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom link one hour before the program starts. 

Register
Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

OATS/BPL Technology For All Fall 2022 Series

Tue, Oct 11   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Join us for a FREE 10-week technology course for adults ages 50 and over.

Tuesdays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Topics: 

All Things Zoom – October 4 Internet of Things - October 11 Smartphones - October 18 Protecting...
Register
OATS/BPL Technology For All Fall 2022 Series

Mahjong

Tue, Oct 11   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults table-top & board games

learn how to play Mahjong, meet new friends.

Mahjong

Blood Pressure Screening

Tue, Oct 11   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities

You can get your blood pressure checked for free at the Kings Bay Library. Kings Bay library in partnership with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNS) offers taking blood pressure every Tuesday, from 1:00 to 2 pm. The taking of blood...

Blood Pressure Screening

Senior Debate for Older Adults Fall 2022 Series

Tue, Oct 11   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults adult learning Civic Engagement

Let the 3rd Phase of Senior Debate at BPL Begin!

Returning for another 10-session series is our exciting and informative Senior Debate! For our new participants interested in learning what Senior Debate is all about, and our...

Register
Senior Debate for Older Adults Fall 2022 Series

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Oct 11   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

Come learn microsoft word basics. We will provide laptops. Please register for the class. Masks must be worn.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

OCT
12

MASTER CLASS IN JEWELRY MAKING

Wed, Oct 12   10:15 am to 11:45 am   Kings Bay, Meeting Room

Older Adults arts and crafts jewelry making

Enjoy jewelry making under direction of an experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead-Nostrand NORC. For more information please call at 718-769-3579. The program is done in partnership with NYC council, NYC Department for the Aging,...

MASTER CLASS IN JEWELRY MAKING

Maimonides: Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Wed, Oct 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults dance fitness and classes fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

Did you know that Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention is one of the best things you can do to prevent falls? This evidence-based exercise program reduces the risk of falling by improving strength, balance, flexibility, and...

Maimonides: Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Mindful Conversations: Chronic Health vs. Mental Health

Wed, Oct 12   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health Virtual Programming

Join us for a 4-part series on managing your mental health! Join the open conversation where you will get a chance to meet with a therapist in a group setting. Every week, we will have a discussion covering a different mental health topic:...

Register
Mindful Conversations: Chronic Health vs. Mental Health

Creative Aging: Create Your Own Life Story Playlist with Life Story Club

Wed, Oct 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging storytime Virtual Programming writing workshop

What is a song that reminds you of home? What’s a song that you recall dancing to at a school dance?

This fall, you will have the opportunity to come together–as part of the Life Story Club–and share the music that reminds you of some of...

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Creative Aging: Create Your Own Life Story Playlist with Life Story Club

Adult Coloring

Wed, Oct 12   2:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library, Craft Room

Older Adults creative aging arts and crafts

Please join us for our adult coloring event! We provide the supplies while you parktake in a relaxing way to exercise your mind.

Adult Coloring

OCT
13

Shorefront Y NNORC Health Consultation Program

Thu, Oct 13   10:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older Adults community partner health and wellness Healthy Communities

Brighton Beach Library has partnered up with The Shorefront Y’s NNORC  Health program providing health focused outreach to seniors (60+) to help them better manage their health and successfully stay in their homes and community. 

...
Shorefront Y NNORC Health Consultation Program

Creative Aging: Chinese Landscape & Flower Painting

Thu, Oct 13   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults Chinese creative aging artist talks Virtual Programming

Participants will have the opportunities to explore the beauty of Chinese landscape and flower painting.   The class will study the concepts and techniques of Chinese Brush Painting and practice the unique brushstrokes for painting the...

Creative Aging: Chinese Landscape & Flower Painting

Resume Coaching

Thu, Oct 13   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Pacific Library

Older Adults career resume

One to One Resume assistance -includes feedback and suggestions regarding formatting and content, skills and qualifications you may wish to highlight, and keyword choices to best spotlight your ability to do the job you are seeking.

No...

Resume Coaching

Chair Yoga at Dyker

Thu, Oct 13   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults Earth Day yoga and meditation yoga and poetry

This is an in-person program. Space is limited.  Register in-person at Dyker Library please.

Chair Yoga at Dyker

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, Oct 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

Come learn microsoft word basics. We will provide laptops. Please register for the class. Masks must be worn.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Creative Aging: Poetry: Write Out Loud 2

Thu, Oct 13   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging poetry Virtual Programming writing workshop

We will read and discuss the writings of famous poets, using their works as well as our own experiences as prompts to create our own poetry.  We will also use topics that emerge organically in group discussion as prompts for our writing....

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Creative Aging: Poetry: Write Out Loud 2

OCT
14

Older Adult Relaxation Time

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

Older Adults arts and crafts adult learning knitting and crocheting table-top & board games

We will try out some activities and see what people want to do.

We might try out some:

Dominos Knitting & Crocheting Painting Gardening

Come on by and see what we are doing this week.

 

Older Adult Relaxation Time

Library Lanes: Virtual Bowling!

Fri, Oct 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Macon, Large Auditorium

Older Adults fitness game on techknowledge

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Virtual Bowling!

Sit and be Fit - For older adults

Fri, Oct 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Rugby Library

Older Adults dance fitness and classes

Chair Exercise Workout For Seniors - Includes Stretching,  Strength Training  and Balance. Improve flexibility, muscle and bone strength, circulation, heart health, and stability.

Sit and be Fit - For older adults

Brighton Beach Library Fall Mini-health Fair

Fri, Oct 14   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older Adults community partner BPL Outdoors health and wellness Healthy Communities

Calling on all Older Adults,and their families and their caregivers in the Brighton Beach  and neighboring communities!!!!

Join the Brighton Beach library Team on Friday, October 14th from 12 - 2 PM for a Health & Wellness...

Brighton Beach  Library  Fall Mini-health Fair

Neighbors Meet & Chat

Fri, Oct 14   12:15 pm to 1:15 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults conversations adult learning

Come and meet your neighbors and discuss issiues like current events,

life, liberty and the pursuit of good heath and wellness.

Neighbors Meet & Chat

Fabric Designs Techniques

Fri, Oct 14   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging

Join us to learn & have fun while exploring various techniques to create and design your fabulous fabrics. You will have the option to make items to wear and to adorn your home. Your unique designs will be easy to achieve, and you will be...

Register
Fabric Designs Techniques

OCT
15

Meet with David Guy, a writer and an editor of the magazine/Vremena (in Russian)

Sat, Oct 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay, Meeting Room

Older Adults author talks Russian

                                     У НАС В ГОСТЯХ ДАВИД ГАЙ...

Meet with David Guy, a writer and an editor of the magazine/Vremena (in Russian)

OCT
17

Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners & Beyond

Mon, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging arts and crafts Virtual Programming

In this 9 - week series, participants will explore the fundamentals of drawing and the techniques of watercolor painting in order to begin and complete portrait, still-life and landscape paintings. Participants will also study the work of well-...

Register
Creative Aging: Watercolor for Beginners & Beyond

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Mon, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Park Slope, Meeting Room

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join us for a knitting/crocheting/needlework get together. Share your projects and your fiber inspirations.

Materials are not provided.

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Monday Matinee

Mon, Oct 17   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Clinton Hill, Meeting Room

Older Adults movies at the library

Join us at the Clinton Hill branch this October for Monday Matinees!

October 3rd, 17th, 24th, and 31st from 1pm to 3:30pm.

 

October 3rd - Cruella (2021, Rated PG-13)

October 17th- Nightmare Alley...

Monday Matinee

OCT
18

Creative Aging: Making Pictures with Collage

Tue, Oct 18   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Collage is a versatile art form used by artists for generations in which two- dimensional materials are glued together to create many kinds of imagery. Students in this virtual class will become familiar with well-known collage artists and learn...

Register
Creative Aging: Making Pictures with Collage

Maimonides: Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Tue, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults dance fitness and classes fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

Did you know that Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention is one of the best things you can do to prevent falls? This evidence-based exercise program reduces the risk of falling by improving strength, balance, flexibility, and...

Maimonides: Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

Tue, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults fiber arts knitting and crocheting Virtual Programming

Join us for a virtual knitting/crocheting/needlework get together. Share your projects and your morning coffee. 

Registered participants will receive an email with the Zoom link one hour before the program starts. 

Register
Gathering Wool: knit and crochet

OATS/BPL Technology For All Fall 2022 Series

Tue, Oct 18   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Join us for a FREE 10-week technology course for adults ages 50 and over.

Tuesdays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Topics: 

All Things Zoom – October 4 Internet of Things - October 11 Smartphones - October 18 Protecting...
Register
OATS/BPL Technology For All Fall 2022 Series

Mahjong

Tue, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

Older Adults table-top & board games

learn how to play Mahjong, meet new friends.

Mahjong

Creative Aging: Little Artworks in Ink II

Tue, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Come let us create little artworks using sharpie pens and watercolor paint.   We will be drawing and painting using this media and applying our creations to various methods of framing.  These artworks can be wonderful gifts...

Register
Creative Aging: Little Artworks in Ink II

Blood Pressure Screening

Tue, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities

You can get your blood pressure checked for free at the Kings Bay Library. Kings Bay library in partnership with the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNS) offers taking blood pressure every Tuesday, from 1:00 to 2 pm. The taking of blood...

Blood Pressure Screening

Senior Debate for Older Adults Fall 2022 Series

Tue, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults adult learning Civic Engagement

Let the 3rd Phase of Senior Debate at BPL Begin!

Returning for another 10-session series is our exciting and informative Senior Debate! For our new participants interested in learning what Senior Debate is all about, and our...

Register
Senior Debate for Older Adults Fall 2022 Series

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

Tue, Oct 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Older Adults computer basics techknowledge

Come learn microsoft word basics. We will provide laptops. Please register for the class. Masks must be worn.

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Word Basics

OCT
19

Maimonides: Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Wed, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults dance fitness and classes fitness health and wellness Healthy Communities

Did you know that Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention is one of the best things you can do to prevent falls? This evidence-based exercise program reduces the risk of falling by improving strength, balance, flexibility, and...

Maimonides: Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Mindful Conversations: How to Sleep Without Counting Sheep

Wed, Oct 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities mental health Virtual Programming

Join us for a 4-part series on managing your mental health! Join the open conversation where you will get a chance to meet with a therapist in a group setting. Every week, we will have a discussion covering a different mental health topic:...

Register
Mindful Conversations: How to Sleep Without Counting Sheep

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