New Americans Program
Location: Poppenhusen Registration:
Children play Mario Party, Just Dance and other Nintendo games. All ages are welcome; children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.
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!
Find multicultural web sites, English classes, citizenship classes, immigrant-serving agencies, demographics and more.
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.
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.