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New Americans Program

Jul
28
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading Circle: Grades K-1

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Fizz, boom, read! A special book will be read aloud each time we meet. We will then divide into smaller groups for more reading, learning and fun. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Jul
28
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading Crafts and Activities: Grades K-2

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Fizz, boom, read! We will create art projects that will bring to life the theme of the day.


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.