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New Americans Program

Jul
25
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.

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

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Jul
25
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

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

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Jul
28
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.

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

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Jul
31
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.

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

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Jul
31
4:30PM

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5:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 create handmade, seasonal decorations.

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

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Jul
31
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.

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

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Aug
8
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Make Your Own Teddy Bear

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Space and supplies are limited to 15 participants. Write your name and phone number on a piece of paper and put it in the red jar on the Children’s Librarian’s Desk before 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August 4. We will then randomly select the names of 15 children to make teddy bears with us on Friday, August 8.


Aug
8
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Make Your Own Teddy Bear

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Space and supplies are limited to 15 participants. Write your name and phone number on a piece of paper and put it in the red jar on the Children’s Librarian’s Desk before 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August 4. We will then randomly select the names of 15 children to make teddy bears with us on Friday, August 8.


Aug
11
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Summer Reading Club Party

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 100 openings

In order to attend this party, for children up to age 12, you must have your summer reading log completed. Let us know if you are coming!


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.