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New Americans Program

Jan
31
2:30PM

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3:30PM

A Musical Tribute to Nat King Cole

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Cody Childs presents a tribute to Nat "King" Cole with biographical notes on his life and a performance of great Cole classics.


Feb
2
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Ballroom Dancing with Jing Chen

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Jing Chen studied ballroom dance at the school founded by internationally acclaimed dancers Mr. and Mrs. Lu Ming Da. Mr. Chen is a skilled instructor who will give lessons in ballroom basics for beginners and offer training for more advanced students.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
3
5:00PM

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5:45PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Aerobics for Adults

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This class will keep you fit and build your muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Instructor: Angela Mendez. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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Feb
7
11:00AM

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12:30PM

The World of Work Reading and Discussion Group

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This seven-session reading and discussion group explores the nature and meaning of work and how it shapes and influences our lives. It will help improve your financial literacy beyond reading bank statements and account balances and learn to use money as a resource to strengthen your family's future. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
23
3:00PM

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4:00PM

New York Cares

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

New York Cares will offer an orientation meeting to recruit volunteers.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
25
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Social Media for Small Business

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Representative from the Queens Chamber of Commerce will share best practices that will help you attract new customers and boost your business with the latest online marketing and cutting-edge social media.


Feb
27
10:30AM

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1:30PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Gather your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines and herbal supplements and bring a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist. Preregister at the Reference Desk or call 718-990-5197 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to minimize your wait time.


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.