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New Americans Program

Jul
29
6:00PM

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7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Staying fit couldn't be more fun! This class, taught by Christina Johnston, uses easy-to-follow dance moves with Latin, international and pop music. 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.

Additional Dates


Aug
2
11:00AM

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3:00PM

Neighborhood Cats: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Workshop

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

All participants will be certified in the TNR method of trapping and neutering stray cats and releasing them back into their street colony. NYC residents will be given access to free equipment, low-cost spay/neuter services and expert assistance. Preregistration is required at neighborhoodcats.org.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
11
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Sixth Station" by Linda Stasi.


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Aug
18
6:30PM

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7:45PM

Relive Rock 'n' Roll, Motown and Disco

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Enjoy memorable pop music from the '50s, '60s and '70s, including familiar favorites by artists such as Elvis, The Temptations and Donna Summer.


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.