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Positive Aging: Current Events

Tue, Feb 20   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

50 seniors 50 plus positive aging program for older adults program for seniors

Have fun meeting with a group of peers and discussing current events.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Free Tax Help

Tue, Feb 20   10:00 am to 7:00 pm   Central Library, Room 216

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The Brooklyn Public Library can help you prepare and electronically file your tax return online, with the help of a tax assistant--all for free.

Free Tax Help

Creative Aging: Storytelling through Memories Teleconference English/Russian

Tue, Feb 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Central Library

50 seniors 50 plus health and wellness story telling

Teleconference for the Homebound - Bilingual English/Russian

This course explores the ways we tell stories about our communities through various formats such as oral storytelling, emotional techniques, and health narratives. You will find...

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Creative Aging: Storytelling through Memories Teleconference English/Russian

One-On-One Technology Assistance

Tue, Feb 20   11:30 am to 1:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

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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: Blood Pressure screening

Tue, Feb 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Blood pressure screening hypertension NORC positive aging

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

Positive Aging: Blood Pressure screening

Positive aging. Health Conversation. Hypertension: Heart Under Pressure.

Tue, Feb 20   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

50 plus hypertension Nostrand NORC positive aging

Talk with experienced Nurse provided by the local Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC. Learn about hypertension and how you can help your heart to stay healthy.

Positive aging. Health Conversation. Hypertension: Heart Under Pressure.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brighton Beach 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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

One-On-One Computer Basic

Tue, Feb 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Do you need help learning how to use a computer? We can help!

 

One-On-One Computer Basic

Computer Basics

Tue, Feb 20   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Marcy 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.

There are two parts to computers basics:

-Computer...

Computer Basics

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

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Join low impact exercise under the guidance of an experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Positive Aging: Low Impact Exercise

Adult Knitting group

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

DIY knitting Older Adults

Come socialize and knit at your leisure!

Adult Knitting group

Black History Month Trivia

Tue, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

50 seniors older adults Black History Month trivia

We'll provide a range of trivia and games quizing our collective Black History knowledge: Using crosswords, wordfinds and  flash cards each week Tuesday, from 2-3pm we'll be practicing for a quick-fire trivia challenge  on Tuesday...
Black History Month Trivia

Adult Crocheting Class

Tue, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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Work on crochet projects of your choice.

Adult Crocheting Class

Free Tax Help

Tue, Feb 20   5:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Clarendon Library

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You can prepare and electronically file your tax return with the help from a tax assistant... all for free.

Free Tax Help

Basic Mouse Skills

Tue, Feb 20   6:30 pm to 7:30 pm   East Flatbush Library

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Basic mouse skills is designed to help beginners find cool new ways to become more comfortable using a mouse. 

Basic Mouse Skills

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Mixed Media: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Wed, Feb 21   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

50 plus arts and crafts Mixed Media NORC

Enjoy creative time under the guidance of experienced Instructor provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC.

Mixed Media: Arts & Crafts for Adults

Internet and Email

Wed, Feb 21   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn Library

TechKnowledge

Having trouble using the internet or email? Have no fear Highlawn is here to help! Stop by Highlawn on February 21st for our special internet and email class.

Internet and Email

TechKnowledge: Drop In Computer Lab

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Mill Basin Library

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Do you have a specific question about how to use computers, cell phones, tablets, or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Register
TechKnowledge: Drop In Computer Lab

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:00 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.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

Wed, Feb 21   11:00 am to 12:15 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 Lab Computer Lab

Crochet Club!

Wed, Feb 21   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.

Crochet Club!

Coloring for Adults!

Wed, Feb 21   1:00 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!

Coloring for Adults!

Computer Basics

Wed, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

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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

Shape Up NYC: Body Movement Freedom

Wed, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Brower Park Library

Fun and Fitness

A fun, low-impact exercise program open to all ages

Shape Up NYC: Body Movement Freedom

Black History-Black Music in America

Wed, Feb 21   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

Musical Sharing Program

Come join us in our celebration of Black History Month--with music! Listen to some wonderful songs, relax, discuss, and enjoy. Feel free to bring in a CD or play a song on your phone or device. CD Player...
Black History-Black Music in America

Drop-In Computer Lab

Wed, Feb 21   1:15 pm to 3:30 pm   Bedford 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.

registration is required.

Drop-In Computer Lab

Creative Aging Workshop

Wed, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Older adults compose and read from their own works.

Creative Aging Workshop

Mixed Media: Arts & Crafts

Wed, Feb 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Brownsville Library

50 plus older adults adult arts arts & crafts Black History Month

Come Celebrate Black History Month during Arts & Crafts Circle at the Library:

Week 1: Quick  Quilts using fabric glue and fabric scraps we'll create small personal quilts to take home

Week 2: Paper Collage using quilting...

Mixed Media: Arts & Crafts

Adult Games

Wed, Feb 21   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

50 seniors older adults Adult Game Time. adult games

Come to Paerdegat Library to play games with other adults!

Adult Games

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Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Thu, Feb 22   10:15 am to 11:15 am   Dyker Library

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Join Marja, our guide to integrating body, mind and spirit in this chair yoga program.

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Positive Aging: My Yoga Community

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Thu, Feb 22   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Carroll Gardens Library

Join local expert Akwesi Asante for an hour-long class using chair exercise, mindfulness, and meditation!  This free, holistic, low-impat, and friendly class is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle!

Older Adult Wellness -- "Sit Down to Get Down!"

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

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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 Bowling League

Thu, Feb 22   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 Bowling League

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Thu, Feb 22   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

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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.

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

Library Lanes

Thu, Feb 22   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

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

Thu, Feb 22   10:30 am to 12:00 pm   Brownsville Library

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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, Feb 22   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

Computer Basics

Thu, Feb 22   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

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

Computer Basics

Words & Memories: McKinley Park

Thu, Feb 22   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   McKinley Park Library

The Words & Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way, to relieve, at least for a time, boredom, depression and excessive self-concern. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons,...

Words & Memories: McKinley Park

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Thu, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

50 plus Board Games playing bridge positive aging

Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

Bowling

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Looking for fun? Want to become the champion of BPL's digital bowling League?

 

Register
Bowling

Bowling

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Looking for fun? Want to become the champion of BPL's digital bowling League?

 

Register
Bowling

Creative Aging: Calligraphy & Chinese Brush Painting

Thu, Feb 22   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Dyker Library

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In China, from a very early period, calligraphy was considered not just a form of decorative art; rather, it was viewed as the supreme visual art form, was more valued than painting and sculpture, and ranked alongside poetry as a means of self-...

Creative Aging: Calligraphy & Chinese Brush Painting

Free Tax Help

Thu, Feb 22   4:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Macon Library

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You can prepare and electronically file your tax return with the help from a tax assistant... all for free.

Free Tax Help

Computer Basics Multilingual

Thu, Feb 22   4:30 pm to 5:30 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...

Computer Basics Multilingual

Drop-In Lab Computer Lab

Thu, Feb 22   6:00 pm to 7:15 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 Lab Computer Lab

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VITA FREE TAX PREPARATION

Fri, Feb 23   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is an IRS-sponsored program that was established in 1969. VITA is an IRS-sponsored program that was established in 1969. VITA is a free tax-preparation program that is offered to low- to...

VITA FREE TAX PREPARATION

The Art of Watercolor A Class with Nan Carey

Fri, Feb 23   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

For more than 15 years, Nan Carey has been teaching drawing and watercolor painting to adults.  She teaches at the Brooklyn Botanic Garde, Brooklyn Public Library and the Westside YMCA.

Register
The Art of Watercolor A Class with Nan Carey

Positive aging: Blood Pressure Screening

Fri, Feb 23   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

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Experienced Nurse provided by the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand NORC will measure your blood pressure free of charge.

Positive aging: Blood Pressure Screening

Talking Needles

Fri, Feb 23   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

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Come to learn knitting with the friendly ladies of the Paerdegat library! No prior experience needed.

Talking Needles

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