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New Americans Program

Jul
22
2:30PM

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4:30PM

ProjectArt Classes for Ages 8 - 12

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

In this five session series, children ages 8-12 will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to explore their own distinctive styles. The course will conclude with a professional show at a contemporary art gallery. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

Forest HillsTue, Jul 29, 20142:30PM - 4:30PM

Jul
23
11:00AM

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6:00PM

Wonderful Wednesday!

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids of all ages can have informal fun in the children's room with great books, board and card games, puzzles, coloring activities, and more!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
23
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-35 months and their adult caregivers will have fun with stories and rhymes, songs, fingerplays and games. Preregistration for this program is now closed.

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

Additional Dates


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Jul
23
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-35 months and their adult caregivers will have fun with stories and rhymes, songs, fingerplays and games. Preregistration for this program is now closed.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
23
12:30PM

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1:15PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Toddlers 18-35 months and their adult caregivers will have fun with stories and rhymes, songs, fingerplays and games! Space is limited; preregister in person beginning Wednesday, June 18.

Forest HillsWed, Jul 30, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM
Forest HillsWed, Aug 6, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM
Forest HillsWed, Aug 13, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM
Forest HillsWed, Aug 20, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM

Jul
23
12:30PM

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1:15PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Toddlers 18-35 months and their adult caregivers will have fun with stories and rhymes, songs, fingerplays and games! Space is limited; preregister in person beginning Wednesday, June 18.

Forest HillsWed, Jul 30, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM
Forest HillsWed, Aug 6, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM
Forest HillsWed, Aug 13, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM
Forest HillsWed, Aug 20, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM

Jul
25
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Story and Craft Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Children ages 3-5 will develop early-literacy skills and have fun with great stories and fun science-themed crafts. Space is limited. Preregister in person beginning Wednesday, June 18 at 11:30AM.

Forest HillsFri, Aug 8, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM
Forest HillsFri, Aug 15, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM
Forest HillsFri, Aug 22, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM
Forest HillsFri, Aug 29, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM

Jul
25
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Story and Craft Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Children ages 3-5 will develop early-literacy skills and have fun with great stories and fun science-themed crafts. Space is limited. Preregister in person beginning Wednesday, June 18 at 11:30AM.

Forest HillsFri, Aug 8, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM
Forest HillsFri, Aug 15, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM
Forest HillsFri, Aug 22, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM
Forest HillsFri, Aug 29, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM

Jul
28
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 3-17 months and their special adults will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement games and toys while the grownups socialize, make friends and share parenting tips. Everyone has fun!


Jul
31
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Kitchen Science, Part II

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Who knew that what you eat and cook make for amazing science experiments? See for yourself in this fascinating program for kids ages 6-12! Bring your appetite for learning and fun, but space is limited; first come, first served.


Aug
11
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

HOLD FOR RESPONSE FROM BRANCH. --LYNN, 7/17Infants ages 3-17 months and their special adults will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement games and toys while the grownups socialize, make friends and share parenting tips. Everyone has fun!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

A Magic Show with Prestino

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Prepare to be dazzled by the thrilling illusions of magician Prestino! This final "Fizz, Boom, Read" event is for children age 6 and up who participated in our Summer Reading program. Space is limited and available 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.