New Americans Program




Wire-Sculpting Jewelry Workshop for Adults

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Pamela Isaac shows how to use wire sculpting to design chic necklaces and bracelets. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.




Prepare, Respond, Recover: What to Do When Disaster Strikes

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

The American Red Cross presents a citizen preparedness course designed to teach you how to prepare for and respond to a man-made, technological or natural disaster, and how to recover from such an emergency.


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.