Services for Older Adults at BPL offers inclusive programming and services tailored to our patrons over the age of 55, 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
Monthly teleconference and online courses for those who are homebound or living in senior residences or nursing homes. Visit dorotusa.org for more information.
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
Dyker Presents: Creative Aging: Asian Brush Painting -Flowers and Birds in Qi Baishi Style 齐白石花鸟画1:30 pm, Virtual
Creative Aging: Writing and Resilience: Make Connections Through Creative Writing2:00 pm, Virtual
Creative Aging: Your Voice, Your Life, Your Story Memoir Writing with Susan Buttenwieser2:00 pm, Virtual
- History of NYC
- NYC Picture Books
You can't take a balloon into the Metropolitan Museumstory by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman ; pictures by Robin Preiss Glasser.
Twenty-one elephants and still standingwritten by April Jones Prince ; illustrated by Franðcois Roca.