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New Americans Program

Jul
25
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Game Day

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Enjoy two hours of fun: board games and puzzles at 3:00PM and, for those age 5 and up, Wii games at 4:00PM. All children are welcome; those under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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Jul
28
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

All playing levels are welcome. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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Jul
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Reading Partners

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Read to someone younger, read to a friend or have one of our readers read to you! You will also get Read Down Your Fines credit!

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

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Jul
30
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Read-to-Me Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers, with their parent or other adult caregiver, will listen to stories and do a craft in this one-hour session.

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

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Jul
31
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for a science activity, read-aloud or craft for children ages 6-12! Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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Aug
21
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Magic Show For Kids

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Our Summer Reading Club Party features a show full of magic!


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.