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New Americans Program

Jan
28
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Korean Culture and Language

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

There are fun activities and learning games about Korean culture and language on Wednesday afternoons at the library.


Feb
4
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Elementary Korean

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

This weekly class teaches the Korean alphabet, Hangul, using a special method that enables non-Korean speakers to read the Korean alphabet independently in a short time. The course is designed to encourage learners to become acquainted with Korean by providing repetition of daily expressions, and also includes a cultural component that provides insights into Korea and its society.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Intermediate Korean

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

This weekly class continues the development of Korean language skills, covering phonetics, syntax and vocabulary with a focus on reading, listening, speaking and writing. Learners will increase their knowledge of Korean language and culture through an overview of classical Korean literature.

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.