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Adult Crocheting Class

Tue, Sep 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

DIY crocheting Older Adults

Work on crochet projects of your choice.

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Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Sep 19   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   East Flatbush Library

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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.


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Arts for Adults

Wed, Sep 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Canarsie Library

arts and crafts

Get a new way to relax; Enjoy the pleasure of coloring, sewing, knitting and crochet.  Meet some new friends at Canarsie Library .

Materials and tools shall be provided to patrons by the library.

 

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Navigating Mobile Devices

Wed, Sep 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

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Having  trouble navigating your  smartphone  or tablet?  Feel free to   bring it to use  and we will show you  the basics  of navigating  your mobile  device.  

Computer Basics

Wed, Sep 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Leonard Library

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Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers, iPad or Laptops or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computers.

This lesson introduces new PC users to...

Computer Basics

iPad Basics Class

Wed, Sep 20   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

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Learn the basic concepts of using an iPad

Crochet Club!

Wed, Sep 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Crochet and Knitting crochet circle Adult Crafting

Come crochet and chat with fellow fiber-arts lovers! Work on that blanket you've been meaning to finish forever, or churn out your next incredible project.

Latin Dances for Older Adults

Wed, Sep 20   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Come join us for this fun 9 week workshop where you will learn the Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha Cha, Cumbia and Tango and the cultural history that is embedded in each dance.Come join us for this fun 9 week workshop where you will learn the...

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Coloring for Adults!

Wed, Sep 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

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Free Adult Coloring Pages!

Various Themes, Difficulty Levels & Styles.

The perfect anti-stress activity for you!

Adult Coloring

Creative Aging Workshop

Wed, Sep 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older adults compose and read from their own work.

Adult Coloring

Wed, Sep 20   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Come join us for the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring! Studies show that coloring can have a calming effect on the mind and reduce stress. Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided


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Library Lanes

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Macon Library

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: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Xbox One Seniors Older Adults bowling

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

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

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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 Bowling League

Thu, Sep 21   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

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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 Virtual Bowling

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Just like the bowling you know and love, including fun competition, but virtual! Play against people at other branches of the Brooklyn Public Library, or beat your own best score.

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Library Lanes

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Eastern Parkway Library

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 Become the champion of Brooklyn Public Library's digital bowling league. Older adults are welcome to join a team, and compete with neighborhood libraries across Brooklyn.

Library Lanes: Senior bowling League

Thu, Sep 21   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

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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

Adult Coloring Program

Thu, Sep 21   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Adult Coloring Program

Adult coloring promotes wellness, quietness and also stimulates areas of the brain related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Join us to color and relax.

Adult Coloring

Positive aging: Bridge Club.

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Kings Bay Library

50 plus Older Adults 50 + program for older adults

Enjoy playing bridge in the company of your peers!

How to download eBooks

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Arlington Library

Find a collection of downloadable eBooks and audiobooks. Titles can be read or played on tablets, e-readers, laptops, PCs, smartphones, and mp3 players.

Chinese Brush Painting 国画练习

Thu, Sep 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

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Come to Paerdegat Library to practice the technique of Chinese Brush Painting which is a special type of watercolor painting.  Painting supplies and tutuoring will be available.

Reading circle: Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

Thu, Sep 21   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

*Book Discussion adult book discussion adults and older adults

 

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"Alice Metcalf was a devoted mother, loving wife, and accomplished scientist who studied grief among elephants. Yet it's been a decade since she disappeared under mysterious circumstances, leaving behind...

Navigating the New BPL Website

Thu, Sep 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

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Learn how to navigate BPL's new cool website!

Movies @ the Library: Gifted

Thu, Sep 21   2:30 pm to 4:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

(Drama, 101 minutes)

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

Crochet Circle

Thu, Sep 21   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Stone Avenue Library

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Learn how to crochet step by step please bring your own supplies.

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

Thu, Sep 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Leonard Library

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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 Computer Lab

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

Thu, Sep 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Leonard Library

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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 Computer Lab

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Mixed Media: Jewelry Making Class

Fri, Sep 22   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

jewelry making program for older adults program for seniors Mixed Media

Experienced Instructor will lead the Jewelry class. This program is provided courtesy of the Shepshead Bay/Nonstrand NORC.

Mixed Media: Color Me Calm Coloring Book Activities

Fri, Sep 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Relax your way back into Fall @ Brownsville Branch with Stress Relief Coloring Programs Every Friday Morning

 

Color Me Calm: Coloring Book Activities

Positive Aging: Blood Pressure Screening

Fri, Sep 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

hypertension blood pressure program for seniors program for older adults

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will check your blood pressure.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation: Hearing Loss.

Fri, Sep 22   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

positive aging NORC program for older adults program for seniors

Experienced Nurse will discuss with you hearing loss. This service is provided courtesy of the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.


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Computer Basics (English/Russian)

Sat, Sep 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

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Никакой регистрации не требуется!

Come and join our Computer Basics class in Russian...

Computer Basics in Russian

Colorful Saturdays: Adult Coloring Programming

Sat, Sep 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

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Looking for a new way to relax?

Enjoy the sublime pleasure of coloring, Satudays from 1-2 pm at Jamaica Bay Library.

Coloring sheets and colored pencils shall be provided to patrons by the library.

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Classic Movies: On The Waterfront (1954)

Sat, Sep 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

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Our Classic Movies series is back to Saturdays. Join us at 2 PM for the unparallelled On The Waterfront, starring Marlon Brando. Brando stars as ex-fighter Terry Malloy in a performance that won him Best Actor. Terry could have been a contender,...

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Mixed Media. Lyudmila Shamis & Matvey Solovyev: Meet with the Artists and Exhibition Opening

Sat, Sep 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Mixed Media program for older adults Jewish Art & Craft Guild JFCG

Lydmila Shamis was born on September 12, 1932 in Mariupol, Ukraine. She had graduated from the Kiev State University with a degree in Technology. The Art was never her major but the passion and a hobby for the entire life. Lyudmila is a talented...


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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

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

Computer info-commons technology 50 plus

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...

Positive Aging: Current events

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

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Discuss current events in the company of your friends and have fun!

Library Lanes

Mon, Sep 25   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

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Join Brooklyn Public Library's Bowling League! Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One with Rival Kinect, and compete during monthly tournaments between neighborhood libraries and senior sites in the community. 

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Internet/E-Mail Basics for Older Adults

Mon, Sep 25   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Fort Hamilton Library

Learn the basics of using E-Mail No Previous computer experience necessary Personalized Small Group Instruction

 

 

 

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

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

Computer info-commons technology 50 plus

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...

Introduction to Internet

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Pacific Library

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Introduction to the Internet is designed specifically for those who are interested in understanding what the internet is and how it is used. This 60-minute lesson covers browsers, search engines, and navigating websites.

Introduction to Internet

Computer Basics English and Spanish

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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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...

Creative Aging: Just Bead It!

Mon, Sep 25   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

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Through this simple jewelry making workshop with Sharon Zeisel, you will learn to use basic crafting tools while creating your own beautiful jewelry. We hope you will join us for ten weeks of learning in a fun environment.

Registration...

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One-On-One Computer Lab

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

Learn Computer Basics from an expert.

Positive Aging: Zumba Exercise

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

positive aging program for seniors program for older adults free zumba class

Enjoy free Zumba class provided by courtesy of the Sheepshead Bay/Nostand NORC. Exercise is great for your health!

Creative Aging: Memories in the Making

Mon, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Highlawn Library

50 seniors creative aging poetry collage

Poetry and Collage with David Johnson. Monday, September 18 to November 6, 2017; Culminating Event: Monday 13, 2017; Time: 1:30 pm; No Session October 9 instead there will be a session on Friday, October 13th.

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Nonfiction Writing Group for Adults

Mon, Sep 25   1:30 pm to 3:30 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...

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Dancercise

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

dancercise Akwesi Asante

If you are 50 and over, join us for the dancercise workshop. While listening to soothing tunes, you will be exposed to light movement, stretching, strengthening, breath-work, and self-massage techniques.  Akwesi Asante leads these...


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Positive Aging: Current Events

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

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Discuss current events in the company of your friends and have fun!