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New Americans Program

Sep
19
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Crafternoons

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

Children ages 6-12 do craft projects. Space is limited; preregistration is required.

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

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Sep
20
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and under and their caregivers enjoy picture books and storytime in the Children's Room.

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

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Sep
22
11:00AM

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11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Babies ages 6-17 months and their caregivers join us for a lapsit program of rhymes, fingerplays, bounces and songs!

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

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Sep
22
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months accompanied by their caregivers join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

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

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Sep
23
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Read with a book buddy! Children of all ages can practice their reading skills by reading with a friend.

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

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Sep
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Music of Winnie-the-Pooh

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Puppeteer Nicola McEldowney and her puppets sing songs about our friends from the Hundred Acre Wood for children ages 3-10. There will also be a puppet meet-and-greet. Be ready to sing, laugh, dance and talk to puppets!


Oct
1
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Sewing for Kids

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Young people ages 9-13 learn basic sewing skills and complete a quilt-block pillow project. Participants must attend all sessions. Space is limited; preregistration is required.

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Oct
4
3:00PM

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4:00PM

ArchForKids Community Workshop

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Queens Library and ArchForKids present a three-session community workshop for families. Drop in for one session or participate in all three: facades of the community, greenhouses and sustainable community design.

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

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Oct
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Ghost Tales with Christine Campbell

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Christine Campbell spins Halloween ghost tales for children in grades 3-8.


Oct
30
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Play Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Toddlers age 18-36 months accompanied by their caregivers listen to music, play with educational toys and make new friends.

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

Additional Dates


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.