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New Americans Program

Sep
22
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Email

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and manage an email account and contacts list, send and receive messages, and add attachments. Basic mouse and keyboard skills are required. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Sep
23
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Play Scrabble, the word game that has been played for generations! Please bring your own Scrabble material.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
23
5:30PM

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6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Blast

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This mix of dance fitness, low-impact strength training and stretching exercises helps relieve stress. Instructor: Katwicia Desruisseaux. 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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Sep
26
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Knitters, if you are looking for a place to share your "purls" of wisdom and experience, please join us! Bring your own material.


Oct
11
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Movie Time: "Old Dogs"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This 2009 Disney comedy stars John Travolta and Robin Williams. 88 minutes; rated PG


Oct
18
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Cabaret: From Paris to America

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Cabaret is the theme in this tribute to dynamic vocalists Josephine Baker, Barbara Lea, Judy Garland and Bobby Short, all known for their interpretations of American popular song and jazz.


Oct
20
2:00PM

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5:00PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In the award-winning "Watchtower," directed by Pelin Esmer, in Turkish with English subtitles, a man and woman seek their own separate refuges from the world: Nihat at a remote forest fire tower and Seher in her room at a rural bus station. When their lives collide, they must face the individual traumas that caused their isolation.


Oct
27
2:30PM

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4:15PM

Movie Time: "Dead Poets Society"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This 1989 film stars Robin Williams. 128 minutes; rated PG


Nov
6
2:30PM

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4:00PM

St. John's University School of Law Securities Arbitration Clinic: Investor-Education Seminar

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Topics will include common investor problems and scams, tips to avoid being a victim, protecting your investments, types of investments, and tips to keep track of your investments.


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.