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New Americans Program

Aug
25
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children from pre-K to grade 2 and their caregivers enjoy an hour of storytime with books and a simple craft or activity, every Monday afternoon except holidays.


Aug
28
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Interactive Flannel Board Picture Book Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers read picture books for a half an hour with Ms. Lucy, then work on a craft.


Aug
28
4:30PM

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5:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 create handmade, seasonal decorations.


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Aug
28
5:15PM

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6:00PM

Creative Writing for Children

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will receive a topic and be guided through the writing process step by step.


Aug
29
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months enjoy a half-hour story time with books, songs and fingerplays.


Aug
29
12:30PM

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1:00PM

Babies and Books

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

We will read stories, sing, do light creative movements, play with puppets and dance with bubbles.
for infants age 12 months and under


Aug
29
3:00PM

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3:15PM

Lanyards: The Box Stitch

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 10-12 will proudly display the lanyard key chain they create using nothing but the box stitch. Younger children can attend but may find this project difficult.


Sep
15
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children in pre-school to grade 2 and their parents or other adult caregivers have fun at storytime with books, a simple craft or activity, and age-appropriate music.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
5:30PM

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6:00PM

Computer Homework Help

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children will learn how to use the Queens Library online catalogue, find books in the library and browse safe and educational free websites.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Interactive Picture Book Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

On Thursday afternoons Ms. Lucy holds a fun, interactive, flannel-board bubble story time for children ages 5-12.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will work on seasonal crafts while listening to age-appropriate music. Supplies are limited; come early, please!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
5:15PM

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6:00PM

Creative Writing

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will learn how to write creatively by being given a topic and guided through the writing process.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

This half-hour of storytime with books, exercise, songs, bubbles, a parachute game and fingerplays is for ages 2-5.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
12:30PM

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12:45PM

Babies and Books

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Infants up to age 24 months will hear stories, sing, bounce and enjoy light creative movement with puppets and bubbles.

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.