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New Americans Program

Sep
3
3:00PM

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6:00PM

One-on-One Job Readiness and Computer Assistance

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Are you looking for a job but unsure where to start? Do you need to revise your resume? Would you like to sign up for JobMap? Make an appointment with the Job and Business Academy and get assistance! Sign up in person or by calling 718-426-2844.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Free Job Training and Certification Orientation

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering free classes for certification as a Security Guard. Find out more and preregister for this program at the Information Session!


Sep
10
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

After this workshop, you will be able to begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills and how to navigate computer folders, files and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 990-8625. This is an introductory computer class; prior knowledge or skills are not required. Class code CC100

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Sep
15
4:00PM

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7:00PM

Solar Power Opportunities

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Grid Alternatives offers this 2 1/2 hour pre-service orientation for volunteers interested in learning to install solar PV systems in their neighborhood. Homeowners can learn about solar power and see if they qualify for free or low-cost installation.


Sep
17
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include Internet terminology, using a web browser, the basic structure of a website, searching, and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-641-7086. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110


Sep
22
4:30PM

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5:45PM

Help Save a Life: On-Site CPR Training

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

The FDNY Mobile CPR Training Unit teaches the core skills of adult cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, which could make a difference in saving the life of a family member, friend or co-worker. Preregistration is required. Call the library or sign up on-line.


Oct
6
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Make Stylish Handbags from Recycled Jeans with Bengali Artist Shahnaz Begum

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

In this sewing project, participants will learn how to recycle pairs of old jeans into stylish purses, with the option of adding fabric trims and lace. Basic sewing techniques will be reviewed. Jeans, needle, thread and scissors will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 20 participants. Fabric trims, lace and large beads can be brought to personalize each bag.


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.