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New Americans Program

Dec
22
9:00AM

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4:00PM

Affordable Care Act Insurance Enrollment

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

New York’s official health plan marketplace is up and running! You and your family can shop for, compare and enroll in health coverage that fits your budget. A certified bilingual navigator is ready to assist in the enrollment process.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
12
6:00PM

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7:15PM

Prepare, Respond, Recover: What to Do When Disaster Strikes

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

The American Red Cross presents a citizen preparedness course designed to teach you how to prepare for and respond to a man-made, technological or natural disaster, and how to recover from such an emergency.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
21
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Making Fabric Beaded Jewelry

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

Craft artist Pamela Isaac teaches how to make jewelry from recycled fabric, buttons and other materials. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Materials will be provided.


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Jan
22
4:00PM

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5:30PM

How to Start and Run a Small Business (in Spanish)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

In this workshop participants will learn helpful tips for turning a hobby or skills into a business and where to obtain free resources to help them plan a business.


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.