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New Americans Program

Jan
30
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-35 months hear stories, enjoy fingerplays, sing songs and play movement games in this early-learning, early-enrichment program. THIS PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED; ONLY CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS WHO HAVE PREVIOUSLY PRE-REGISTERED WILL BE ACCOMMODATED.

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

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Jan
30
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 years will have fun hearing stories, singing songs, enjoying fingerplays and doing movement games in this early-literacy and enrichment program. Space is limited; preregistration is a must, beginning Wednesday, January 21 at 10:30AM. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Toddlers hear stories, enjoy fingerplays, sing songs and play movement games. ALL SPACES IN THIS PROGRAM HAVE BEEN FILLED; ONLY CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS WHO HAVE PREREGISTERED WILL BE ACCOMMODATED.

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

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Feb
9
10:00AM

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10:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 3-17 months enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement games and toys while their parents or adult caregivers 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


Feb
10
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Tuesday Crafternoon Fun

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and up explore their artistic and creative sides making decorative items they can take home.


Feb
19
4:00PM

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5:00PM

ProjectArt

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this 9-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.

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

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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.