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Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 20   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, Aug 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Discuss current events with other seniors and have fun!

Positive Aging. Current events group.

Cinema: The Thin Man

Mon, Aug 20   10:30 am to 12:30 pm   Williamsburgh Library

movies movies at the library

Come see the charming mystery-romance on our large screen.

Cinema: The Thin Man

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Aug 20   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, Aug 20   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

Computer Basics Multilingual

Mon, Aug 20   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 Technology Assistance

Mon, Aug 20   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: Zumba exercises

Mon, Aug 20   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

Chess Club

Mon, Aug 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Computer Basics

Mon, Aug 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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

Computer Basics

Dancercise

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

fitness

Dancercise classes are chair based exercises led by Akwesi Asante.

Dancercise

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Positive Aging. Current events group.

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Discuss current events with other seniors and have fun!

Positive Aging. Current events group.

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tue, Aug 21   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!

Older Adults Wellness -- Chair Exercise and Yoga!

Tai Chi

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Find peace and a bit of relaxing excerises with our Tai Chi class.

Tai Chi

Positive Aging. Health Conversation: Clear Captions

Tue, Aug 21   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

health and wellness

Come to hear about free landline phones for people with hearing loss & age 52 and older. The program is made possible thanks to collaboration with the Sheeshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation: Clear Captions

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Aug 21   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.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation: Trans Fat Facts

Tue, Aug 21   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

health and wellness

Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will talk with you about healthy eating habits and share with you some materials.

Positive Aging. Health Conversation: Trans Fat Facts

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise

Tue, Aug 21   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.

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise

Ask A Tech

Tue, Aug 21   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.

Ask A Tech

Chess Club

Tue, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Computer Basics

Tue, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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

Computer Basics

Chair Yoga

Tue, Aug 21   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

Crochet Circle

Tue, Aug 21   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

Library Lanes

Tue, Aug 21   2:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Bedford Library

library lanes 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

Knit, Crochet, and Chat!

Tue, Aug 21   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!

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Never Too Late to Learn: Microsoft Excel Basics

Wed, Aug 22   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

Ask a Tech

Wed, Aug 22   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.

Ask a Tech

Ask A Tech- Computer Lab

Wed, Aug 22   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.

Ask A Tech- Computer Lab

Chess Club

Wed, Aug 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Creative Aging Workshop

Wed, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older adults compose and read from their own works.

Creative Aging Workshop

Pitch a Book-Podcasting! The Great American Read

Wed, Aug 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

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

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Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Thu, Aug 23   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

Creative Aging: Soap Sculptures

Thu, Aug 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Flatlands Library

creative aging

Thursdays, July 19th to September 6th, 2018, 10:30 am,                               ...

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Creative Aging: Soap Sculptures

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Aug 23   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, Aug 23   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

techknowledge

Just like the bowling you know and love, including fun competition, but virtual!

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Library Lanes

Thu, Aug 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

adult learning library lanes techknowledge

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 League

Thu, Aug 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Join

“Team Brownsville”

Every Thursday Morning This Summer!

Get a Little Bit of Exercise and Experience Fun Virtual Bowling using the Xbox One game consul! 

No Registration or Equipment Necessary.

...
Library Lanes:  Virtual Bowling League

Library Lanes

Thu, Aug 23   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Eastern Parkway 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

Library Lanes

Thu, Aug 23   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

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Chess Club

Thu, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Homecrest Library

Play chess with friends

Chess Club

Computer Basics

Thu, Aug 23   1:00 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

Library Lanes Seniors Bowling

Thu, Aug 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

library lanes

Participate in Ulmer Park’s digital bowling league!

Thursdays, 1:00 PM

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...

Library Lanes Seniors Bowling

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Thu, Aug 23   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

LIBRARY LANES: BOWLING

Bowling for fun!

Exercise & Socialize!

Improve your game.

Become a champion bowler!

 

 

Library Lanes: Bowling!

Movies @ the Library: Molly's Game

Thu, Aug 23   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

R

(Drama, 121 minutes)

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

Movies @ the Library: Molly's Game

Creative Aging: Charcoal Without A Mess.

Thu, Aug 23   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

creative aging

Creative Aging: Charcoal Without A Mess.

Enjoy learning the following techniques in this eight weeks workshop ending in a culminating event in which you can show off you art work to family and friends.

 Gestural...

Creative Aging: Charcoal Without A Mess.

Adult Book Club / Discussion: Autobiography of Malcolm X

Thu, Aug 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   East Flatbush Library

book club book discussion

This week we are reading and discussing the classic by Alex Haley, the Autobiography of Malcolm X.

Pick up a copy of the title at the circulation desk or join us for a lively discussion. 

Adult Book Club / Discussion: Autobiography of Malcolm X

Ask a Tech (Intermediate)

Thu, Aug 23   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Leonard Library

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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Mixed Media: Jewelry Making

Fri, Aug 24   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

arts and crafts

Enjoy making your own jewelry under direction of an experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC. This program is a lot of fun!

Mixed Media: Jewelry Making

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

Fri, Aug 24   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

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...

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

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