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New Americans Program

Oct
22
3:30PM

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6:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

A teen tutor is available every day after school, until 6:30PM, to help students in grades K-8 with homework.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Friday Afternoon Arts and Crafts

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

School-age children are invited to create a different arts and crafts project each week starting at 4:00PM.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
30
12:30PM

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1:00PM

Halloween Party for Toddlers

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Children age 18-36 months accompanied by their caregivers take part in a costume parade with prizes and snacks.


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Oct
31
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Kids Halloween Party

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-6 show off their costumes and enjoy refreshments and games.


Nov
17
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Science of Sight

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Participants will conduct science experiments that demonstrate the properties of light waves, optics, the color spectrum, and the lenses. Please contact your Local Queens Library to inquire about more STEAM week activities or check online at www.queeenslibrary.org For children ages 7 to 12.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Cornucopia Door Sign

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

Children will help their families extend a Thanksgiving welcome to guests by making a foam cornucopia door sign. Participation is limited to 36 school-age children.


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.