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New Americans Program

Aug
1
11:15AM

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11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, nursery rhymes and songs for infants age 6-17 months.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Aug
1
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Games

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Board games, puzzles, video games and, weather permitting, outside games. . . . Come to the library for games for ages 6-12.

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

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Aug
2
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and under enjoy picture books and songs.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Aug
4
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

We offer stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 18-36 months accompanied by a caregiver.

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

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Aug
5
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Book Buddies Summer Reading Club

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children up to age 12 read books with a buddy Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

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

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Aug
6
4:30PM

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5:00PM

Computers for Kids

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Children ages 6-12 will learn basic computer skills and get an introduction to educational and fun Internet resources. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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

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Aug
7
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Play

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 18-36 months accompanied by a caregiver will play with educational toys and listen to music.

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

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Aug
7
4:30PM

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5:00PM

Legos

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and up play with Legos at the library!

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

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Aug
11
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Children's Movie

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

All ages are invited to watch our Monday afternoon film in the Meeting Room.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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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.