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New Americans Program

Dec
23
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Knit and Crocheting Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Bring your knitting and crochet project for a social afternoon. Drop by any time between 5:00 and 6:30PM and stay as long as you like!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
29
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Cleopatra was, above all, a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. Join us in our discussion of the biography "Cleopatra," by Stacy Schiff.


Dec
30
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of knitting. Preregister at the Reference Desk. This program is for adults and teens.


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Jan
26
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

In "11/22/63," by Stephen King, a time traveler tries to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.


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.