Branch Events

New Lots Library Events

  • BRIC Open Workshop
    Saturday, July 26, 2014 10:30AM
    New Lots Library

    Do you have a multimedia project or technical questions that you need help or guidance with questions. Join us at New Lots Library for our Open Workshops where the Community Media staff from BRIC answers your questions. Get guidance with camera specs, editing tips, lighting tutorials, and anything else from the multimedia universe. No question is too small or big. As well, learn about our free class offerings and free video equipment checkouts from the library.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Monday, July 28, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • RIF: Reading Is Fundamental
    Tuesday, July 29, 2014 3:30PM
    New Lots Library

    Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a federally-funded national program in schools and libraries to encourage kids and teens to read.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Intro to Social Media: Twitter
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:00PM
    New Lots Library

    In Twitter, you’ll create a profile for personal or professional use, how to tweet in 140 characters or less and connect with other users.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Intro to Social Media: Videoblogging and Facebook
    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:45PM
    New Lots Library

    In our Facebook class, learn how to set up a profile page and apply privacy and security settings. You’ll also learn how to navigate posts, pictures and videos, and add friends to your feed. In Video Blogging, you’ll learn how to create a blog using Blogger.com and upload and share your video content via YouTube.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Friday, August 1, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Video Production in the Field
    Saturday, August 2, 2014 10:30AM
    New Lots Library

    This 2-week course will give you skills and hands-on experience using a Panasonic AVCCAM, a professional-grade digital video camera. In addition to camera operation, you’ll learn to operate sound equipment, tripods and portable light kits. Successful completion leads to becoming a Certified Community Producer, which gives you free access to use our video equipment to produce your Brooklyn Free Speech TV Show. This class takes place on Saturdays from 10:30 AM-4:30 PM on 8/2 and 8/9.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Monday, August 4, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • RIF: Reading Is Fundamental
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 3:30PM
    New Lots Library

    Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a federally-funded national program in schools and libraries to encourage kids and teens to read.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Digital Camera Basics
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014 3:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Most digital cameras are packed with advanced features that allow novice photographers to shoot like a pro. In this two-hour session, you’ll learn how to use your camera’s features and simple tricks to create beautiful digital images. We’ll cover digital photography basics like camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop. Composition theory will be discussed, as will shot types and picture formats that work best in video projects. Please bring your own digital camera fully charged, with plenty of battery power and available memory, to the class.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Digital Photo Enhancement
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014 5:45PM
    New Lots Library

    The picture-perfect shot doesn’t stop with your camera. In this class, you’ll get hands-on experience with Gimp, a free, versatile photo editing software program, so you can retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them to the world. We’ll teach you how to use Gimp, its editing and effects tools, talk about photo-editing best practices and how to export for print and video formats. By the end of this two-hour session, you’ll have the skills to make every shot you take a perfect one.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Thursday, August 7, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Friday, August 8, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Video Production in the Field
    Saturday, August 9, 2014 10:30AM
    New Lots Library

    This 2-week course will give you skills and hands-on experience using a Panasonic AVCCAM, a professional-grade digital video camera. In addition to camera operation, you’ll learn to operate sound equipment, tripods and portable light kits. Successful completion leads to becoming a Certified Community Producer, which gives you free access to use our video equipment to produce your Brooklyn Free Speech TV Show. This class takes place on Saturdays from 10:30 AM-4:30 PM on 8/2 and 8/9.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Monday, August 11, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • RIF: Reading Is Fundamental
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 3:30PM
    New Lots Library

    Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a federally-funded national program in schools and libraries to encourage kids and teens to read.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Short-form Video Techniques for PC
    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 3:00PM
    New Lots Library

    If you have a smartphone or tablet, you don’t need an expensive camera or fancy audio equipment to produce an engaging video. In this two-hour session, learn to use your mobile device to make compelling short-form videos—and how to show them to the world on YouTube, Vimeo and more. We’ll start you off with scriptwriting and storyboarding best practices, discuss frame composition, and then cover how to get the best audio and lighting when recording your footage. You’ll also explore the free PC editing software program VideoPad that can assemble it all into your final short masterpiece. Please bring your own pair of headphones or earbuds for this class. In order to successfully complete this class, participants must be able to comfortably navigate a laptop computer and navigate a computer’s interface.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Intro to Digital Storytelling for PC
    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 5:45PM
    New Lots Library

    Taking pictures and recording audio on mobile devices is easy. Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story--- and share it with a wide audience. In this two-hour session, you’ll learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips and interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio recordings into a video using Video Pad, a software program that allows you to create powerful and entertaining media. Please bring your own pair of headphones or earbuds for this class.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Thursday, August 14, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Friday, August 15, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Video Production in the Field
    Saturday, August 16, 2014 10:30AM
    New Lots Library

    This 2-week course will give you skills and hands-on experience using a Panasonic AVCCAM, a professional-grade digital video camera. In addition to camera operation, you’ll learn to operate sound equipment, tripods and portable light kits. Successful completion leads to becoming a Certified Community Producer, which gives you free access to use our video equipment to produce your Brooklyn Free Speech TV Show. This class takes place on Saturdays from 10:30AM - 4:30PM on 8/16 and 8/23.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Monday, August 18, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • RIF: Reading Is Fundamental
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:30PM
    New Lots Library

    Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a federally-funded national program in schools and libraries to encourage kids and teens to read.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Oral History and Digital Archiving for PC
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Taking pictures is easy. What do you do after you’ve collected the images? In this two-hour session, you’ll learn about best practices for archiving physical and digital photos. Using your images, we’ll create brief oral history projects, allowing you to narrate a personal reflection of the story found in your pictures. Students will use Videopad to create an exciting video presentation of their oral history.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Capturing Your Poetry
    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 5:45PM
    New Lots Library

    Are you a poet or creative writer looking for another way to connect to your audience? In this two-hour workshop, you’ll learn how to record and exhibit your poetry. Using professional Zoom recorders and audio editing software Audacity, students will create visual poetry pieces ready to be exhibited online.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • ESOL Registration
    Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:30AM
    New Lots Library

    Register for Free English Classes. Daytime and evening schedules.

    Arrive early! Space is limited. Classes close quickly. Llegue temprano. Cupo limitado. Las clases se cierran rápido. Приходите пораньше! Количество мест ограничено. Классы закрываются быстро. 从速报名! 名额有限. להגיע מוקדם! מספר המקומות מוגבל! קורסים לסגור מהר. يصل في وق{u062
    ESOL classes are supported by a generous grant from the New York State Education Department, Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services (ACCES).

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Thursday, August 21, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Friday, August 22, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Video Production in the Field
    Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:30AM
    New Lots Library

    This 2-week course will give you skills and hands-on experience using a Panasonic AVCCAM, a professional-grade digital video camera. In addition to camera operation, you’ll learn to operate sound equipment, tripods and portable light kits. Successful completion leads to becoming a Certified Community Producer, which gives you free access to use our video equipment to produce your Brooklyn Free Speech TV Show. This class takes place on Saturdays from 10:30AM - 4:30PM on 8/16 and 8/23.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Monday, August 25, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Tuesday, August 26, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • RIF: Reading Is Fundamental
    Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:30PM
    New Lots Library

    Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a federally-funded national program in schools and libraries to encourage kids and teens to read.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Digital Camera Basics
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 3:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Most digital cameras are packed with advanced features that allow novice photographers to shoot like a pro. In this two-hour session, you’ll learn how to use your camera’s features and simple tricks to create beautiful digital images. We’ll cover digital photography basics like camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop. Composition theory will be discussed, as will shot types and picture formats that work best in video projects. Please bring your own digital camera fully charged, with plenty of battery power and available memory, to the class.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Digital Photo Enhancement
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 5:45PM
    New Lots Library

    The picture-perfect shot doesn’t stop with your camera. In this class, you’ll get hands-on experience with Gimp, a free, versatile photo editing software program, so you can retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them to the world. We’ll teach you how to use Gimp, its editing and effects tools, talk about photo-editing best practices and how to export for print and video formats. By the end of this two-hour session, you’ll have the skills to make every shot you take a perfect one.

    Presented by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, BPL's lead media education partner. Register through the Eventbrite link below.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • Summer Reading Programs for Kids
    Friday, August 29, 2014 2:00PM
    New Lots Library

    Enjoy an hour of arts and crafts or board games every weekday through the summer, after lunch.

  • RIF: Reading Is Fundamental
    Tuesday, September 2, 2014 3:30PM
    New Lots Library

    Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a federally-funded national program in schools and libraries to encourage kids and teens to read.

  • RIF: Reading Is Fundamental
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 3:30PM
    New Lots Library

    Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a federally-funded national program in schools and libraries to encourage kids and teens to read.

  • RIF: Reading Is Fundamental
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 3:30PM
    New Lots Library

    Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a federally-funded national program in schools and libraries to encourage kids and teens to read.

  • RIF: Reading Is Fundamental
    Tuesday, September 23, 2014 3:30PM
    New Lots Library

    Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a federally-funded national program in schools and libraries to encourage kids and teens to read.