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New Americans Program

Dec
29
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will screen Billy Wilder's mordant comedy "The Apartment" (1959), starring Jack Lemmon as a New York City salaryman who must compromise his values or risk remaining at the bottom of the corporate ladder.


Dec
30
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.


Dec
30
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.


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Jan
8
6:00PM

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7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Dance Fusion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Instructor Katwicia Desruisseaux leads a mix of dance fitness, aerobics, low-impact strength training and stretching exercises that help relieve stress. Please bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
12
2:00PM

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5:00PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In the award-winning "Salvo" (2013), in Italian with English subtitles, directed by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza, a solitary, cold and ruthless Sicilian Mafia hitman on assignment sneaks into a house and discovers Rita, an innocent young blind girl.


Jan
31
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Genealogy, Part I

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Professional genealogist and family historian Diane Warmsley shows you how to get started researching your family tree.


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.