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New Americans Program

Oct
22
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult caregiver join us for 45 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes and puppets to develop pre-reading skills.


Oct
22
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 can get afterschool help with their homework in all subjects.


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.