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New Americans Program

Aug
4
11:00AM

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12:15PM

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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Aug
4
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts, and Asset Protection

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Noted elder law and estate planning attorneys will present strategies and consult with you on aspects of elder law, powers of attorney, estate and disability planning, and long-term care. You will learn how to gain income and avoid estate taxes while providing for heirs and charitable interests. You will also gain insights into preserving wealth and increasing lifetime income.

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

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Aug
4
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Learn Basic Japanese from Anime

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

In this three-session course for beginners, Japanese anime film will be used to teach basic expressions. Participants will also engage in conversations and role play.

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Aug
11
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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Aug
16
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Try to Remember: Exploring the Passage of Time through Song

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Jacob Varmus and friends explore some of the Great American Songbook's hidden treasures, focusing on songs that explore feelings about the passage of time. Enjoy works by Cole Porter, Henry Mancini and others.


Aug
30
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Contemporary Brazilian Jazz with Quarteto Moderno

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Quarteto Moderno is a contemporary Brazilian jazz ensemble that features acclaimed guitarist, vocalist and composer Richard Boukas. The group performs primary Brazilian genres including samba, choro, baião, frevo, maracatu, marcha and guarânia. The repertoire ranges from Boukas’s original compositions to interpretations of legendary Brazilian composers from Minas Gerais, including Milton Nascimento, Toninho Horta and Sérgio Santos.


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.