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New Americans Program

Oct
20
6:00PM

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7:45PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, orators and everyone else are invited to share their talents every third Monday of the month at 6:00 PM. Share your talent!

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Oct
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Queens Memory in Sunnyside

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This program takes place at the Sunnyside Community Services Center (43-31 39 Street). Share your Queens memories and get those family photos digitized for free! Each week, Queens Memory staff will scan your photographs, postcards and other memorabilia and save them to a thumb drive you can take home. Bring materials and stories that relate to the theme of the week, or come to learn something new about your neighborhood!

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Nov
1
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Popular and Beautiful Songs from Around the World

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Some of the most popular and beautiful songs from around the world, sung in their original language, take center stage in this performance by Galina Gergel and Eduard Nisimov. Hear memorable selections such as “Bésame Mucho,” “O Sole Mio,” “America the Beautiful,” “Ochi Chornye,” “Jerusalem of Gold,” “Tum Balalaika” and more.


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Nov
3
3:00PM

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5:30PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for classic movies in November: 11/3 - "Dracula" (1931); 11/17 - "North by Northwest" (1959); 11/24 - "The Wizard of Oz" (1939)

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

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Nov
6
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Eat Smart New York

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Cornell Cooperative Extension offers this 8-seesion nutrition course as part of the Eat Smart New York and Emergency Food Assistance Program.

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

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Nov
12
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Meet Kalliope Barlis, Author of "Play Golf Better Faster"

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Former professional golfer Kalliope Barlis discusses her book "Play Golf Better Faster," a guide full of practical steps to dramatically improve your game, be you pro, experienced or novice.


Nov
17
9:30AM

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11:00AM

Check Your Child's Emotional Health

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Representatives of Western Queens Consultation Center discuss how parents can recognize changes in their child's behavior that may signal that something is wrong or difficult for them to handle. This program will be presented in English with Spanish translation available.


Nov
19
3:30PM

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5:00PM

A Celebration of National Family Caregivers Month

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Several presenters will provide information about programs and resources available to caregivers to help them carry out their role. Presenters include Jonah Okun of The Caregiver Space; registered art therapist Elizabeth Gronke; Jennifer Rutberg, MSW of United Hospital Fund's Next Step in Care; and Yungae Yook, LMSW, of the Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter.


Nov
19
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Last Runaway" by Tracy Chevalier.


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.