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New Americans Program

Jan
30
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children play Mario Party, Just Dance and other Nintendo games. All ages are welcome; children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.


Feb
10
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Valentine Craft

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Make a Valentine's Day card using our doilies, stickers and ribbon. All ages are welcome; children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.


Feb
11
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers are invited to join us for 45 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays and circle time. A parent or other adult caregiver must accompany each child.

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

Additional Dates


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Feb
13
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Infants and their caregivers are invited for bouncing rhymes, songs, puppets and circle time. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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.