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New Americans Program

Feb
2
9:00AM

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3:00PM

Affordable Care Act: Insurance Enrollment (in English and Spanish)

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

New York’s official health plan marketplace is up and running! You and your family can shop for, compare and enroll in health coverage that fits your budget. A certified bilingual navigator is ready to assist in the enrollment process.

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Feb
2
10:00AM

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11:00AM

ShapeUp NYC: Total Body Conditioning for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Instructor Lily Vasquez's total body workout combines low impact, dance fitness, chair fitness, stretch and cardio sculpt exercises to help you get fit. Participants should wear loose clothing and sneakers. Be sure to bring a bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Feb
4
10:30AM

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1:30PM

Citizenship Classes

Location: Broadway
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Call 718-278-4303 to preregister, or preregister at the library starting on Wednesday, January 7 at 10:30 a.m.

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Feb
9
6:00PM

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7:00PM

History and Headlines: A Book Discussion Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Our non-fiction book group meets on or about the third Monday of every month. For more information, call 718-721-2462.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Feb
9
6:00PM

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7:00PM

History and Headlines: A Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This month we will discuss "Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies" by Jared Diamond.


Feb
21
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Love Songs from Around the World

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Argentinian guitarist and singer Irene Failenbogen and guitarist Mark Marano perform well-known love songs from around the world, including "Love Me Tender," "Besame Mucho" and "The Shadow of Your Smile."


Mar
2
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Stretch Class for Pain Sufferers

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Participants will learn how to use yoga to relieve the pain of arthritis and muscle tightness. Participants should bring a yoga mat, towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first served basis.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Collections

Most of our international language collections include books, periodicals, CDs, CD-ROMs and videos. Check out our romances, computer books, cookbooks, biographies, best-sellers, martial arts novels, parenting books and much more!


Resource Guides

Find multicultural web sites, English classes, citizenship classes, immigrant-serving agencies, demographics and more.


Cultural Programs

New Americans Program offers Cultural Arts programs celebrating the arts and literature of ethnic groups in Queens communities. Programs are presented in the Central Library and in community libraries. Offerings include music, dance, drama performances, bilingual poetry and storytelling. Cultural arts programs are bilingual in English and the language of the culture being showcased.


Coping Skills

New Americans Program offers Copings Skills workshops: lectures and workshops to help immigrants adjust to life in America presented in selected community libraries as well as the Central Library. Programs are presented in English and in the major immigrant languages of Queens by lawyers, teachers, counselors and other professionals. Topics presented include immigration law, becoming a citizen, tenants rights, career planning, starting a business, parenting, education and health.