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New Americans Program

Oct
28
5:45PM

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6:45PM

Introduction to Martial Arts

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Participants will experience the wonders of the martial arts in these introductory classes.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
5:30PM

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6:45PM

Arverne Book Club Reads Toni Morrison's "Sula"

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Please join us as we read and discuss Toni Morrison’s “Sula.” The book examines a lifelong friendship between two women. Tension builds as they grow apart and grow together; the friendship is explored with the talent and poetic language of one of America’s greatest writers.


Nov
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Pounds Fitness

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

This modern-day fusion of movement and music lets you channel your inner performer and rock your body. Drum along to music using weighted drumsticks for a fun-filled workout!


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Dec
11
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Yoga for Youth

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Teens will learn basic yoga poses and stretches. Yoga mats will be provided.


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.