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New Americans Program

Nov
3
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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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Nov
3
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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Nov
6
11:00AM

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2:00PM

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. Preregistration is required starting in person at the library or by calling 718-278-4303 starting at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 2.

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Nov
6
11:30AM

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1:00PM

Six Top Causes of Common Health Problems

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

When you notice something amiss — a cough that won’t quit, a pain that won’t subside— you may run right to the computer to look up what could be going on. Before you self-diagnose, hear what our family practitioner, Dr. Reno DiScala, can tell you about most common health problems and symptoms, why they happen and what you should do about them.


Nov
17
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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Dec
12
11:30AM

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1:00PM

Avoid Those Winter Pounds!

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Allison Amores, a clinical dietician at Mount Sinai Queens, has tips on how to make sure that the only thing you're putting on this winter is extra clothing. Learn how to make healthier food choices, improve your eating habits and, as a bonus, make your New Year's resolution that much easier to stick to! Call 718-267-4333 for more information.


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.