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New Americans Program

Nov
26
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 9-16 months listen to stories, sing nursery rhymes and do fingerplays. Space is limited. The first 15 children and their caregivers will be admitted.


Dec
5
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Winter and Holiday Arts and Crafts

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Children ages 6-12 will make a snowflake wreath (12/5), create a winter-theme painting (12/12) and decorate Christmas stocking (12/19). Preregistration is required at the Children’s Reference Desk or by calling 718-721-2462.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
9
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Spelling Bee

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

Participants will be divided into 3 categories: grades 2 and 3, grades 4 and 5, and grades 6 and 7. The winners in each category will receive a special prize and automatically enter the Spelling Bee Grand Finale at Queens Central Library in April. There are great prizes for the winners and lots of fun for everyone!


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.