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New Americans Program

Dec
23
10:15AM

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11:30AM

Introduction to Computers for Adults (in Spanish)

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Would you like to know how to use computers and send e-mails to a friend or family member? These classes will teach: 1) An introduction to computers and how to use the mouse; 2) Fundamentals of Microsoft Word; 3) Navigating the Internet; 4) Creating your own email account. Preregistration is required.

SunnysideTue, Dec 30, 201410:15AM - 11:30AM

Dec
23
11:45AM

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12:45PM

Introduction to Computers for Adults

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Would you like to know how to use computers and send emails to a friend or family member? These classes will teach: 1) An introduction to computers and how to use the mouse; 2) Fundamentals of Microsoft Word; 3) Navigating the Internet; 4) Creating your own email account. Preregistration is required.

SunnysideTue, Dec 30, 201411:45AM - 12:45PM

Jan
5
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Certified yoga instructor Flo Meyers teaches basic techniques and exercises that can be performed while seated on a chair. Participants are encouraged to attend all three sessions. Preregistration is required for each session.

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

Additional Dates


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Jan
5
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for the following films: 1/5 - "Touch of Evil" (1958, PG-13); 1/12 - "The Manchurian Candidate" (1962, unrated).

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

Additional Dates


Jan
6
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Center for Independence of the Disabled New York

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Representatives of the Center for Independence of the Disabled, in partnership with Queens Library, will provide information at various library locations throughout the month of January. The Center’s goal is to ensure full integration, independence and equal opportunity for all people with disabilities by removing barriers to the community's social, economic, cultural and civic life.


Jan
8
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.

Additional Dates


Jan
17
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Connecting with Your Children

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Representatives from Queens/Long Island Counseling Services invite you to learn more on how to communicate and deepen connections between you and your child.


Jan
31
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Queens Memory in Sunnyside

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Share your Queens memories and get those family photos digitized for free! Queens Memory staff will scan your photographs, postcards and other memorabilia and save them to a thumb drive you can take home. Bring your materials and stories and expect to learn something new about your neighborhood!


Feb
16
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!

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

Additional Dates


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.