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OCT
16

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

Tue, Oct 16   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

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Oct 16   10:00 am to 11:30 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!

Tai Chi

Tue, Oct 16   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

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

Tue, Oct 16   11:00 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

Scrabble

Tue, Oct 16   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

Ask a Tech

Tue, Oct 16   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

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Oct 16   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 for Managing Stress.

Tue, Oct 16   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 share with you important information related to your health.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation. Tips for Managing Stress.

Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

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

Computer Basics

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise.

Tue, Oct 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults health and wellness

Join your peers and enjoy low impact exercise. Experienced Instructor is provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise.

Computer Basics

Tue, Oct 16   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Eastern Parkway 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.

Computer Basics

Ask A Tech

Tue, Oct 16   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

Chair Yoga

Tue, Oct 16   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, Oct 16   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy techknowledge

Come socialize and knit at your leisure!

Adult Knitting group

Adult Coloring

Tue, Oct 16   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

Knit, Crochet, and Chat!

Tue, Oct 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Older Adults 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, Oct 16   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy

Work on crochet projects of your choice.

Adult Crocheting Class

Creative Aging: Visual Arts Made Easy

Tue, Oct 16   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.

...
Creative Aging: Visual Arts Made Easy

OCT
17

Disability Protections Symposium: Creating Discrimination Free and Accessible Communities

Wed, Oct 17   10:00 am to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Older Adults

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
10:00am - 2:00pm
Brooklyn Public Library - Dweck Hall
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238


Wheelchair accessible entrance on Eastern Parkway.
RSVP to Juan Carlos Figueroa...

Featured Event Cancelled
Disability Protections Symposium: Creating Discrimination Free and Accessible Communities

Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Oct 17   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Older Adults 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

Words & Memories

Wed, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Older Adults conversations creative aging support groups

Come & share your life experiences in a group setting in which you will enjoy and enhance the process of remembering. It’s a great opportunity to remember and share your childhood memories while meeting new people and hear them share their...

Words & Memories

Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Older Adults techknowledge

New to computer? Want to get more familiar with using the mouse, typing navigating the screen and going online? Come and join our computer basic class!

Computer Basics

Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 17   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults 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

Crochet Circle

Wed, Oct 17   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Older Adults

Adults come join our crochet cricle. Learn a sticth and make new friends.

Crochet Circle

BINGO Fun

Wed, Oct 17   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Homecrest Library

Older Adults

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

BINGO Fun

Creative Aging: Let’s Remember! : Memoir Writing With Susan Buttenwieser

Wed, Oct 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older Adults

If you like to write or just want to share your story, come and join this exciting eight week session workshop series, ending in a culminating event in which participants will share their stories with family and friends.

Registration...

Register
Creative Aging: Let’s Remember! : Memoir Writing With Susan Buttenwieser

Creative Aging: Love To Write

Wed, Oct 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older Adults

"Writing Is an explanation. You start from nothing and learn as you go." by E.L. Doctorow

If you like to write or just want to share your story, come and join Susan Buttenwieser in this exciting eight week session workshop series,...

Creative Aging: Love To Write

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Wed, Oct 17   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...

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

OCT
18

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Thu, Oct 18   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, Oct 18   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, Oct 18   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 Virtual Bowling

Thu, Oct 18   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

Words and Memories

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:30 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, Oct 18   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

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Tai Chi for Beginners

Thu, Oct 18   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

Computer Basics for Older Adults

Thu, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults adult learning computer basics never too late to learn

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 for Older Adults

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Thu, Oct 18   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

Movies @ the Library: Silver Screens: Gaslight

Thu, Oct 18   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

Older Adults movies at the library

Gaslight is also an American 1944 mystery-thriller film, adapted from Patrick Hamilton's 1938 play Gas Light, about a woman whose husband slowly manipulates her into believing that she is going insane. The term "gaslighting" can be traced back to...

Movies @ the Library: Silver Screens: Gaslight

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Thu, Oct 18   1:15 pm to 2:15 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults 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...

Never Too Late to Learn: Email Basics

Reading Circle: "I'll Take You There" by Wally Lamb

Thu, Oct 18   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults book club book discussion

"I'll Take You There"  a novel by Wally Lamb

Reading Circle: "I'll Take You There" by Wally Lamb

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Oct 18   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: Please Stand By (PG-13)

Thu, Oct 18   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Older Adults

(Comedy, 93 minutes)

A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a "Star Trek" writing competition.

Movies @ the Library: Please Stand By (PG-13)

OCT
19

Art forms: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Fri, Oct 19   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults arts and crafts

Enjoy working doing crafts under direction of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Art forms: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Creative Aging: Let's Move The Hips

Fri, Oct 19   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, Oct 19   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, Oct 19   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

Bargain Hunters: Holiday Planning

Fri, Oct 19   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Brownsville Library

Older Adults

Join our couponing club and get tips on new ways to save and plan for this holiday season!

 

We'll also provide help with downloading and navigating a variety of smartphone/tablet shopping apps.

 

The group meets every...
Bargain Hunters: Holiday Planning

Featured Film: THE DRESS MAKER

Fri, Oct 19   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: THE DRESS MAKER

Movies @ the Library

Fri, Oct 19   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Older Adults film movies

Join us on Fridays for a movie matinee - either a classic or current film.

Movies @ the Library

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