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New Americans Program

Oct
10
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Jewelry-Making

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Teens learn to make beautiful jewelry. Materials will be provided.


Oct
20
5:00PM

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6:30PM

In Celebration of Deepavali: Henna Hand-Painting Workshop with Summiya and Samia Malik

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Henna is a safe, natural product made from a powder derived from the leave of the henna plant, mixed with lemon juice and lavender or tea tree oil. Summiya and Samia Malik are young hand-painting artists with years of experience. Please join us for this workshop. Materials are limited and will be used on a first-come, first-served basis.


Oct
28
2:00PM

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7:00PM

When Humanity Fails: An Exhibition

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The exhibition illustrates the tragic history of the concentration camps of World War II and the heroic stories of liberation and survival that marked their end. Through archival photographs and film footage, audiences witness society's failure as we consider the responsibility of individuals and their communities to uphold human rights.


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Dec
12
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Live Animals with Ranger Eric Powers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Ranger Eric will display live animals and a variety of animal artifacts.


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.