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New Americans Program

Nov
28
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Pathway to U.S Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 11 /7: Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 11/14: Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 11/21: Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 11/28: Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.


Dec
1
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, compare plans and enroll in health coverage that fits your budget. A Certified Navigator is ready to assist you in the enrollment process.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
3
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Need Health Insurance? We Can Help!

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

In-person application assistance is available for Medicaid, Child Health Plus and various New York State of Health qualified plans.


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Dec
22
9:00AM

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4:00PM

Affordable Care Act Insurance Enrollment (in English and Spanish)

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
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.


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.