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New Americans Program

Jul
31
2:00PM

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6:00PM

Summer Crafts for Teens and Tweens

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The 2:00-3:00PM session is for children in grades 5-6 and the 4:00-6:00PM session is for teens.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
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


Aug
11
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Preschool Concert with Anna Epstein Kravis

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Young children up to age 5 and their families who participated in the Read to Me summer reading program are invited to this live concert celebrating children around the world. Enjoy imaginative and interactive songs, puppets, stories and more. Space is limited. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


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Aug
13
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Magic Show with Prestino

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Prepare to be dazzled by the thrilling illusions of magician Prestino! This final "Fizz, Boom, Read" event is for children in grades 1-6 who participated in the Summer Reading program. Space is limited. In Auditorium, Lower Level


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.