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New Americans Program

Sep
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens age 8 and up learn the basics of chess or improve their game.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 2-3 and their parents or other adult caregivers enjoy fingerplays, songs and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
1:30PM

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2:15PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3½ to 5 and their adult caregivers enjoy stories, music, games and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


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Oct
4
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Rise and shine and head to the library for 30 minutes of stories and songs for all ages!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens age 8 and up learn the basics of chess or improve their game.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Crafts for Kids

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-6 make seasonal crafts.


Oct
11
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Math Help

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Math tutoring is available for young people in grades 4-8. Bring your math homework and textbook.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Diwali: Festival of Lights

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children celebrate and learn about this South Asian Festival of Lights with crafts, snacks and fun activities.


Oct
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Diwali: Festival of Lights

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children celebrate and learn about this South Asian Festival of Lights with crafts, snacks and fun activities.


Oct
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Diwali: Festival of Lights

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children celebrate and learn about this South Asian festival of lights, with crafts, snacks and fun activities.


Oct
31
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Halloween Parade

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Show off your costumes and join the parade in the Children's Room on Halloween Day! Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome.


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.