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New Americans Program

Jan
29
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.

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

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Jan
29
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Movie Screenings

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We will screen "Lucy," rated R, on Thursday, 1/29 at 6:00PM and "The Judge," rated R, on Tuesday, 2/3 at 2:00PM.

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

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Feb
2
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.

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Feb
2
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Introduction to Classical Belly Dance with Noora

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Classical belly dance instructor Noora teaches adults basic techniques, including proper posture, body positions, shimmies, isolations and more. Space is limited. Preregistration is required for each session.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
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


Feb
5
12:30PM

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3:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Be sure to bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2 forms, 1099 forms and other documents for tax year 2014; unemployment compensation statements; your SSA-1099 form if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

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Feb
6
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.

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Feb
10
10:15AM

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11:45AM

Basic Computer and Internet

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

Learn the parts of the computer, use of the mouse and navigation of the Internet. Participants must have a valid Queens Library card and pin number.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
12
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


Feb
18
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Navigating the Emotional Challenges of Aging

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This month's health topic for older adults, presented by Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW), will be the emotional and mental issues related to aging, including bereavement, loss of independence, ill health and how to cope with them issues. Blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.


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.