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New Americans Program

Sep
22
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

We read and discuss great poetry together.


Sep
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

English Classes

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

English classes for adult speakers of other languages are offered weekly. Pre-registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "Too Much Happiness" by Alice Munro.


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Sep
26
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

A half hour of one-on-one computer training is available by appointment only. Participants are limited to three sessions per day. Sign up for classes at 11:00AM, 11:30AM or 12:00PM.


Sep
30
2:30PM

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3:45PM

The Sinatra Duets, Bobby Darin and the Great Ladies of Jazz

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Some music never goes out of style. With Vintage Bliss, you can sing along to the great hits of Sinatra, Darin, Natalie Cole and others, with selections such as "Mack the Knife," "Cheek to Cheek," "Orange Colored Sky," "That Old Black Magic," "The Lady Is a Tramp" and more.


Oct
3
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

A half hour of one-on-one computer training is available by appointment only. Participants are limited to three sessions per day. Sign up for classes at 11:00AM, 11:30AM or 12:00PM.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

The Sensational '60s and '70s featuring Linda Ipanema

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Linda Ipanema takes you on a trip down memory lane with favorites by The Mamas and The Papas, Bobby Darin, the Beatles and more.


Oct
15
10:00AM

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5:00PM

Defensive Driving

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

This AARP defensive driving refresher course is especially designed for drivers age 50 and over. Please call the library for preregistration information.

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.