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New Americans Program

Jul
28
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Georgia O'Keeffe: Variations on a Theme

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Artist Rita Tabb will discuss the works of Georgia O'Keeffe, famed for her drawings of nature and paintings of flowers using bold color and abstract shapes. Following the discussion, participants will create their own works of art with crayons and colored pencils, using color photos of O'Keeffe's work as inspiration. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required.


Jul
30
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Line Dance and Party Mix: Dance Instruction for Adults and Seniors with Pearl Bacal

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Kick up your heels, have some fun, get some exercise and make new friends while learning line dances with instructor Pearl Bacal!


Aug
1
11:30AM

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12:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Moving and Grooving with Tenaria.

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

This aerobics fitness class uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular health and tone the body.

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

Additional Dates


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Aug
12
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Popular Divas of Our Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Dynamic female vocalist JayCee performs songs of your favorite divas: Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Celine Dion and others.

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.