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New Americans Program

Dec
22
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Domino Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to play dominoes and the card game Phase 10.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
23
2:30PM

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3:30PM

"The Birds & the Bees: Unabridged"

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This play, performed by Honest Accomplice Theatre, explores the unique yet interwoven circumstances of eight women and trans people forced to confront their shifting identities and confusions surrounding their sexuality.


Dec
30
2:30PM

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3:45PM

The Jewish-American Songbook Featuring Jazz Vocalist Lois Bruno

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Jazz vocalist Lois Bruno performs classic American songs written by Jewish composers and lyricists: the Gershwins, Sammy Cahn, Oscar Hammerstein II, Irving Berlin and many others.


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Jan
2
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Movie Screening

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We will be screening "Guardians of the Galaxy," rated PG-13.


Jan
5
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Domino Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to play dominoes and Phase 10, a card game you will enjoy.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
7
10:30AM

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4:30PM

Driver Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This AARP course is open to anyone with a New York State driver's license. Because it is offered by AARP, there is a minimal fee to attend. To preregister, please call 718-641-3911.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your projects. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
9
1:00PM

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2:15PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Come Fly with Me

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Journey through the musical landscape of the 20th century, from the 1920s to the 1980’s, with vocalist Jacques LeBas.


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.