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New Americans Program

Aug
21
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Science and Nature Workshop

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Learn about the wonders of the great outdoors by spending some time--outdoors, with lots of fun in outdoor- and indoor-science!


Aug
22
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Story and Craft Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 will develop early-literacy skills and have fun with great stories and fun science-themed crafts. 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


Aug
22
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Story and Craft Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 will develop early-literacy skills and have fun with great stories and fun science-themed crafts. 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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Aug
25
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!


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 in grades 1 - 6 who participated in our Summer Reading program. Space is limited and available first come, first served.


Aug
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Tuesday Crafternoon Fun

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Explore your creative side this summer through exciting and fun projects you can take home!


Aug
27
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Super Summer Spelling Bee, Final Round

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

If you're ages 8-12 and made it through the first round of competition, or even if you didn't compete the first time around, this is it: the FINALS!


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.