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NOV
19

Effective Communication Strategies - Alzheimer's Association

Mon, Nov 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Flatbush Library

Older Adults alzheimer's mental health

An Education Program by the Alzheimer’s Association

Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people...

Effective Communication Strategies - Alzheimer's Association

NOV
20

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

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

Older Adults conversations

Join a group of your peers and discuss current events. Have fun!

POSITIVE AGING: CURRENT EVENTS GROUP

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

Tue, Nov 20   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

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Tue, Nov 20   10:00 am to 11:30 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

Tai Chi

Tue, Nov 20   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

Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Online for the Homebound

Tue, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults

Brooklyn Public Library presents a storytelling workshop through Creative Aging program.

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

Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Online for the Homebound

Scrabble

Tue, Nov 20   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

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Tue, Nov 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Older Adults creative aging

The Words and Memories program stimulates memory in the older adult in a cheerful and edifying way. The idea is to include all in a program relevant to seasons, current events, holidays or any other way the discussion goes pursuant to jogging the...

Creative Aging: Words and Memories

Film and Review: "Imitation of Life"

Tue, Nov 20   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Older Adults movies at the library

Imitation of Life directed by Douglas Sirk (Magnificent Obsession), was a critical and commercial success, and today remains both a testament to its time and a beloved Hollywood classic.

Actors: Claudette Colbert, Lana Turner, Warren...

Film and Review:  "Imitation of Life"

Ask a Tech

Tue, Nov 20   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.

Ask a Tech

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Tue, Nov 20   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. Ten tips for thinner Thanskgiving.

Tue, Nov 20   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. Ten tips for thinner Thanskgiving.

Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Teleconference for the Homebound

Tue, Nov 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library

Older Adults

Brooklyn Public Library presents a storytelling workshop through Creative Aging program.

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

Creative Aging: Storytelling Through Memories Teleconference for the Homebound

Computer Basics

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

Older Adults

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

Computer Basics

Computer Basics

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

Older Adults diy techknowledge

Come socialize and knit at your leisure!

Cancelled
Adult Knitting group

Email Basics

Tue, Nov 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Walt Whitman Library

Older Adults adult learning email 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...

Email Basics

Adult Coloring

Tue, Nov 20   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

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Tue, Nov 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults arts and crafts community partner folk art and artists series

The Gerritsen Beach Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is proud to present an exhibition created by members of the Brooklyn Quilters Guild. The exhibition, "My Favorite Color," will be displayed throughout the branch between November 6, 2018...

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Adult Crocheting Class

Tue, Nov 20   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults diy

Work on crochet projects of your choice.

Cancelled
Adult Crocheting Class

Creative Aging: Visual Arts Made Easy

Tue, Nov 20   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

NOV
21

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Wed, Nov 21   10:45 am to 12:00 pm   Highlawn 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. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, applications...

Never Too Late to Learn: Computer Basics

Words & Memories

Wed, Nov 21   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

Beginners Typing Class

Wed, Nov 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Borough Park Library

Older Adults

Participants must have knowledge on computer basics.

Registration required

Instructor speaks both English and Spanish.

Beginners Typing Class

Crochet Circle

Wed, Nov 21   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, Nov 21   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

Computer Basics

Wed, Nov 21   1:30 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

Akwesi's Self Defense

Wed, Nov 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Older Adults

Registration is required for this four session self-defense workshop series.  Akwesi Asante will teach basic defense techniques and strategies for protecting yourself and maximizing your safety. "In self-defense there are no rules. If...

Register
Akwesi's Self Defense

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Wed, Nov 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults arts and crafts community partner folk art and artists series

The Gerritsen Beach Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is proud to present an exhibition created by members of the Brooklyn Quilters Guild. The exhibition, "My Favorite Color," will be displayed throughout the branch between November 6, 2018...

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

NOV
22

Chair Exercise Class for Older Adults

Thu, Nov 22   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, Nov 22   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

Computer Basics for Older Adults

Thu, Nov 22   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

NOV
23

Positive Aging. Blood Pressure Screening.

Fri, Nov 23   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.

Cancelled
Positive Aging. Blood  Pressure Screening.

Bargain Hunters: Holiday Planning

Fri, Nov 23   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

Reverse Aging Program

Fri, Nov 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Older Adults

A Practical Program for Aging Reversal

How to maintain a youthful mind & improve your emotional well-being.

How to rid yourself of anxiety, conflict, & tune in to a healthy lifestyle.

How to enhance your...

Reverse Aging Program

Featured Film: CAROL

Fri, Nov 23   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: CAROL

Computer Intensive Class

Fri, Nov 23   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cypress Hills Library

Older Adults adult learning computer basics never too late to learn

Join an intensive computer basic course.
Computer Intensive Class

Movies @ the Library

Fri, Nov 23   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

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Fri, Nov 23   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults arts and crafts community partner folk art and artists series

The Gerritsen Beach Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is proud to present an exhibition created by members of the Brooklyn Quilters Guild. The exhibition, "My Favorite Color," will be displayed throughout the branch between November 6, 2018...

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

NOV
24

Computer Basics

Sat, Nov 24   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Walt Whitman Library

Older Adults adult learning computer basics 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 hardware,...

Computer Basics

ASL - American Sign Language

Sat, Nov 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Older Adults

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.”

You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn...

ASL - American Sign Language

Fun With Yarn!

Sat, Nov 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brooklyn Heights Library

Older Adults crochet fiber arts knitting and crocheting

Please join us to work on projects in yarn. Instruction in crocheting is provided. Yarn available, limited hooks/needles available. No registration required.

Fun With Yarn!

Performing arts. Zukhra Bayburina: Your Favorite Arias and Songs

Sat, Nov 24   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults live music performance

Come to the concert of Zukhra Bayburina, Russian born Mezzo-soprano, voice teacher, and vocal coach. Zukhra Bayburina earned a B.M. in Vocal Performance from the Ufa College of Fine Arts and an M.M. in Opera Singing, Concert Performance, and...

Performing arts. Zukhra Bayburina: Your Favorite Arias and Songs

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

Sat, Nov 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Older Adults arts and crafts community partner folk art and artists series

The Gerritsen Beach Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is proud to present an exhibition created by members of the Brooklyn Quilters Guild. The exhibition, "My Favorite Color," will be displayed throughout the branch between November 6, 2018...

Brooklyn Quilters Guild Exhibition: My Favorite Color

NOV
26

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Nov 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Mon, Nov 26   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Older Adults

Enjoy discussing political events and current news in the company of your peers.

Positive Aging: Current Events

Never Too Late To Learn: Computer Topics for Older Adults

Mon, Nov 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Older Adults

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

Computer Basics Multilingual

Mon, Nov 26   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Brighton Beach 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.

 

This lesson introduces new PC users to the...

Computer Basics Multilingual

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