Services for Older Adults at BPL offers inclusive programming and services tailored to our patrons over the age of 50, including lectures, films, performances and educational programs that reflect the wide interests of today’s older adults.
More Services from BPL
We supply reading and viewing materials to older adults in nursing homes, senior centers and adult day-care centers. Materials include books in English and other languages (some in large print), DVDs and audiobooks. Books-to-Go Application
This fast, convenient service provides books, audiobooks and videos to people who are homebound or have a visual disability. Books by Mail Application
We offer monthly teleconference and online courses for those who are homebound or living in senior residences or nursing homes. Call 877.819.9147 or register online to sign up through our partner at DOROT University Without Walls.
We reach beyond the Library to visit street fairs, senior residences, nursing homes, hospice care and more. Throughout Brooklyn, we host cultural programs, speakers and presenters at senior sites.
Events & Classes
Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Topics for Older AdultsCancelled
11:00 am, Central Library, Info Commons Lab
Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling LeagueCancelled
10:30 am, Central Library, Info Commons Lab
- History of NYC
- NYC Picture Books
You can't take a balloon into the Metropolitan Museum /story by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman ; pictures by Robin Preiss Glasser.
Twenty-one elephants and still standing /written by April Jones Prince ; illustrated by Franðcois Roca.