New Americans Program




Teen Beauty Workshop

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Beautify your nails at our salon workshop.

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

Additional Dates




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.

RidgewoodWed, Oct 8, 20144:30PM - 5:30PM
RidgewoodWed, Oct 15, 20144:30PM - 5:30PM
RidgewoodWed, Oct 22, 20144:30PM - 5:30PM
RidgewoodWed, Oct 29, 20144:30PM - 5:30PM


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.