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New Americans Program

Sep
25
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Anime Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It's one of Flushing Library's favorite activties . . . Anime Club! We view popular anime series and lotss more! All teens and tweens are welcome to join us.


Sep
26
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Teens, end your busy week playing video and board games, listening to music or just hanging out with friends.


Sep
27
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.


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Sep
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Kowai: Ghosts, Yokai and Japanese Monster Culture

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Anime anthropologist Charles Dunbar for an exploration of ghosts, monsters and horror within Japanese mythology, folklore and modern media.


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
7
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Teen Movie Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens and tweens are welcome! The movie will be a surprise but will be based on teen feedback and suggestions, and will be rated PG or PG-13.


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
19
2:00PM

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3:30PM

You|Stories: A Presentation of Scenes from Greek Dramas

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The power of classical drama is brought to life in a staged reading of scenes from Greek dramas, including selections from Homer’s “Odyssey,” Sophocles’ “Ajax" and "Philoctetes,” and Euripides’ “Herakles.” A discussion exploring the similar experiences of ancient warriors and veterans of recent conflicts will follow the performance.


Oct
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Jeopardy

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Fall Jeopary returns! Test your intellect with general knowledge and scholastic questions that are "choice"!


Oct
23
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Draw Manga with Eric Cheung

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Artist Eric Cheung will teach teens and tweens basic drawing techniques for creating manga characters.


Oct
25
12:00PM

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5:00PM

"Blood Moon Rising Horror Magazine" Presents Halloween Blood Fest 2014

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This year's blood fest, hosted by Dark Soul, features live entertainment, horror movies, magicians, psychics, ghost stories, a costume parade and contest, a haunted tunnel and a Freddy vs. Jason face-off live on stage. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Nov
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Origami and Paper Engineering: Build a Geodesic Dome with Karen Wellington

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Origami instructor and former math teacher Karen Wellington will demonstrate how to construct a spherical container for storing personal items. Space is limited; first come, first served.


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.