New Americans Program




Help Save a Life: On-Site CPR Training

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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.




AARP Defensive-Driving Course

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: By phone or in person

This defensive-driving course, offered by AARP, could qualify you for reduced insurance rates and point reductions. Space is limited; preregistration is required. Call 718-529-1660 to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


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.